Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2015 – “Love Live! The School Idol Movie” Review

by Grant Whiteon November 1, 2015
Ah, Love Live!, an anime series with fans the world over. For those not familiar, Love Live! is a Japanese entertainment franchise focussed on a group of fictional idols who via their real life voice actresses release songs and related projetcs. Easily the most famous arm of the franchise is the anime, produced by Sunrise. […]

Stan Lee Set To Roll Out Arch Alien

by Alex Beanon October 31, 2015
Stan Lee is set to release a new comic book-based movie – “Arch Alien” – with more information forthcoming at this weekend’s Comikaze! Event in Los Angeles. “Arch Alien” is an original concept from Lee in collaboration with Chinese media company, Hualien, which will be providing the funding for the project. Details about “Arch Alien” […]


Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2015 – “Gundam The Origin II” World Premiere Review

by Grant Whiteon October 30, 2015
On the Saturday of MCM London Comic Con this October, Anime Limited tried something new. Drawing on their successful involvement with the ongoing Scotland Loves Anime, they staged the MCM Loves Anime event roughly 10 minutes away from the main convention. The idea being this independent film festival would take advantage of the migration habits […]

“The Peanuts Movie” Roundtable Interview: Noah Schnapp, Hadley Miller, and Francesca Capaldi

by Christopher Glennonon October 30, 2015
Rounding out the almost entirely child cast of the upcoming The Peanuts Movie is Noah Schnapp as Charlie Brown, Hadley Miller as Lucy, and Francesca Capaldi as the Little Red-Haired Girl. Toonzone News, along with other members of the press, sat down with them for an interview during a press day earlier this summer at […]


Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2015 – Sunrise/Anime Limited Gundam UK Panel

by Grant Whiteon October 28, 2015
Held in the lavish Plantinum Suite of the ExCel, the Gundam panel was overseen by Sunrise International Sales representative Eri Suzuki, Anime Limited president Andrew Partridge and interpreter Bethan Jones translating Eri’s comments. Eri began by briefly introducing herself and Sunrise, explaining the studio was founded in 1972 and that its work is primarily focussed […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2015 – Tamashii Nations UK Booth Images

by Grant Whiteon October 28, 2015
Having long been a fixture of American conventions, Bandai’s Tamashii Nations returned once again to MCM London Comic Con as part of their recent move in to the UK market. Tamashii Nations is a name that will be familiar to those who import Bandai’s various collector aimed toylines such as S.H. Figuarts and Metal Build, […]

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Voice Cast Announced for Disney’s “Zootopia”

by Ed Liuon October 27, 2015
WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS INTRODUCES THE VOICE CAST FOR NEXT SPRING’S BIG-SCREEN ADVENTURE ZOOTOPIA   Walt Disney Animation Studios revealed the roster of voice talent tapped to help bring a voice, snort and a roar to the animal residents of the modern-day mammal metropolis of “Zootopia,” which opens in theaters March 4, 2016. “We had […]

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Don Bluth Launches “Dragon’s Lair: The Movie” Kickstarter

by Peter Paltridgeon October 26, 2015
Animator Don Bluth and producer Gary Goldman have worked together on a lot of projects, “some of them iconic,” they say. But the one project they’ve never been able to make is a full-length movie version of their laserdisc-based Dragon’s Lair video game. As of today, they’ve launched a Kickstarter to put together something to […]

New Suicide Squad Images Fully Reveal The Joker

by Peter Paltridgeon October 26, 2015
Jared Leto is the latest actor to sport the green hair of one of the most iconic villains of all time. He’ll make his grand entrance in Suicide Squad, WB’s upcoming feature film about supervillains sent on secret missions by the government in exchange for reduced jail time. While the Joker’s hench Harley Quinn will […]