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A First Look at "Gundam Reconguista in G"

by Todd DuBoison March 20, 2014
This year is the 35th anniversary of Gundam, Japan’s storied robot anime franchise, and a livestreamed event in Japan began promotion for the occasion in earnest ahead of the start of the AnimeJapan trade fair on March 22nd. A trio of animated works were spotlighted at the event, one being seventh and final chapter of […]
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2014 Best Animated Short Candidates: "Requiem for Romance"

by Ed Liuon January 15, 2014
Requiem for Romance from Jonathan Ng on Vimeo.

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2014 Best Animated Short Candidates: Shuhei Morita's "Possessions"

by Ed Liuon January 13, 2014
In the run-up to the announcement of the nominees for the 2014 Best Animated Short Film, Toonzone is taking a look at some of the shortlisted candidates for the category. Out of the ten shortlisted films, three to five candidates will be nominated. Longtime Toonzone readers may recall Shuhei Morita’s name from the short film […]

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Hitting the Danger Zone with the "Archer Debonair Repair" Van

by Ed Liuon January 10, 2014
In conjunction with the upcoming Season 5 premiere of Archer, FX rolled a special “Archer Debonair Repair” glass-paneled van into New York City, and the fact that it was parked just a few blocks away from my office made it pretty easy to dash out and grab a few photos of the van on site: […]
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Call of Duty: Ghosts Review (Xbox 360)

by macattackon December 9, 2013
Call of Duty: Ghosts, the latest installment in the now-10-year-old franchise, elicited the most polarizing feelings I’ve experienced since Treyarch’s World at War in 2008. I was impressed by several aspects in the newest installment and was severely let down by others. For every positive, Infinity Ward’s Ghosts there seemed to be a negative in both campaign and […]

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Video Game Review: Super Mario 3D World - Cats Off To You, Nintendo!

by Javeon December 9, 2013
3D Mario games have always been an event for a new Nintendo system, and now, a year after the Wii U’s release, we have our newest entry in the series with Super Mario 3D World. Following all the Mario staples and adding several new features, it’s within the realm of quality and polish that you would […]

Anime Weekend Atlanta 2013: The Old Familiar

by Chad Boninon November 9, 2013
The line amasses for the Dealer’s Room. Tables promoting competing conventions line up outside, peddling their flyers to any and all passer-bys. It’s about noon on Friday, and Anime Weekend Atlanta is officially kicking off. And yet, if you’ve gone for ten years (about half of the con’s history), it may feel all the same, […]

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Nintendo Fans Campaign Against Region Locking

by Javeon June 27, 2013
A while back, Sony announced that their new video game console, the Playstation 4, will be region free. Shortly after, Microsoft announced that they were removing their DRM policies for their own upcoming console, the Xbox One, making it effectively region free. With all of this, Nintendo is now the only major video game company […]
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A Day in Mary Lynn Wissner's New York City Voiceover "Working Pros Workout"

by Ed Liuon June 24, 2013
Voice acting industry pro Mary Lynn Wissner returned to the Big Apple at the beginning of June for a one-day seminar promising “The Working Pros Workout,” and that’s exactly what she delivered in an all-day session for voice-over actors of all levels of experience. One sure sign of her stature in the community were the […]