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"Tokyo Majin" Part 1 Boxed Set: Teenage Magic Monster Killers

by Ed Liuon January 7, 2009
The idea of high school teenagers becoming superheroes to save the world isn’t exactly new. Spider-Man, the X-Men, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer have mined this territory for years, and even characters like the Scooby Doo gang and Kim Possible have used it for laughs along with the action. The parallels between struggling through that […]

Disney XD to Launch on February 13, 2009

by Ed Liuon January 7, 2009
The new Disney XD cable network will launch officially at 12:00 AM on Friday, February 13, 2009, replacing Toon Disney (read Toon Zone’s earlier coverage here). Programming will include carryovers from Toon Disney such as Phineas & Ferb, Yin Yang Yo, Batman the Animated Series, Superman the Animated Series, Iron Man, and Spider-Man. New animated […]

Pixar’s Ed Catmull to Receive Gordon E. Sawyer Oscar

by Ed Liuon January 7, 2009
Variety reports that Disney/Pixar’s Ed Catmull will receive this year’s Gordon E. Sawyer Academy Award for techincal contributions to the industry. A founding member of Pixar Animation Studios, Catmull is a computer scientist by training whose groundbreaking work in computer graphics paved the way for CGI animation as it exists today. Dr. Catmull has already […]

Disney to Roll Out "Monsters, Inc." and "A Bug’s Life" on Blu-ray in 2009

by Ed Liuon January 7, 2009
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced several new movies that will be released on Blu-ray disc in 2009, with many including either a standard-definition DVD, a digital copy of the movie, or both. Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. and A Bug’s Life were named as movies to be released on Blu-ray in 2009, although details of […]

"Lyrical Nanoha": Let’s Be Friends

by Classic Speedyon January 6, 2009
Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, as the title suggests, is a show about your average girl fighting evil with newly acquired magical powers. The opening of every single episode also reminds us, in case we forget. Still, there are a few things that make Nanoha stand out in the genre. For starters, Nanoha is only nine. […]

Video & Stills from "Batman: The Brave & the Bold" Episode "Enter the Outsiders!"

by Ed Liuon January 6, 2009
Toon Zone News has received two new video clips and several screenshots from “Enter the Outsiders!”, the next episode of Batman: The Brave and the Bold, premiering on Cartoon Network on Friday, January 9, 2009, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). Click the images to play the clips (requires QuickTime): <!– <!– You can also right-click on […]

Powerpuff Girls Rule in Marathon, New Episode, and DVD Set

by Ed Liuon January 6, 2009
Cartoon Network has issued a press release trumpeting the 10th anniversary of the Powerpuff Girls, which will be celebrated by three different events: – A marathon of Powerpuff Girls episodes will run on Cartoon Network on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 19, 2009, running from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). At 5:00 […]

PR: "Powerpuff Girls Rule!!!" Follows Full-Day Marathon on Jan 19, 2009

by Ed Liuon January 6, 2009
Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup Save the Day Once More in 10th Anniversary Special, THE POWERPUFF GIRLS RULE!!! All-New Half-Hour Animated Special Follows Full-Day “Best Of” PPG= Marathon DVD Boxed-Set Anniversary Edition Featuring Every PPG Episode and Special in Stores Jan. 20 Super-powered sisters Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup take to the skies once more for their […]

"Olivia" on Nickelodeon January 26

by MonkeyFunkon January 6, 2009
Olivia, a preschool CGI series based on the children’s books by Ian Falconer, is set to premier on Nickelodeon at 11:30 am (ET/PT) on January 26. The series tells the story of a pig who uses her imagination to go on incredible adventures. (click to enlarge) For full details, read the press release here.

"Wolverine and the X-Men" Premieres on Nicktoons January 23, 2009

by Ed Liuon January 5, 2009
Nicktoons Network will premiere Wolverine and the X-Men in the United States on Friday, January 23, 2009, with two back-to-back episodes starting at 8:00 PM (Eastern). The new series starts with the X-Men disbanded after a mysterious explosion destroyed the Xavier Institute, with fan-favorite character Wolverine trying to reunite the X-Men to avert a future […]