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"Wallace & Gromit": 24-Carrot Filmmaking

Stop-motion animation has never achieved the same popular success as the hand-drawn variety. Its painstaking production, which involves photographing small models moving in miniscule increments a frame at a time, would drive away all but the most dedicated filmmakers, and the days of shooting to obtain mere minutes of film demand patience well beyond the […]

"Case Closed" 5.3: The Unfortunately-Placed Episodes

Poor Detective Conan. Thanks to TMS messing around with the dub and Cartoon Network’s idiotic scheduling, what could have been a huge success in America has turned into one of the bigger bombs in recent anime history. It’s a shame too, as the mysteries here are much cleverer than anything on Scooby Doo or Ghostwriter […]

"Case Closed" 5.4: The Trimphant Debut of Kaito Kid

Even those who hate CSI and its ilk love watching a good mystery in action, and more often than not, Case Closed, or more well known in the fandom by its original name of Detective Conan, has had plenty of exciting and unique mysteries. That tradition continues on this disc, and provides a new foil […]

"Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek" Comes to Adult Swim

Central Park Media’s award-winning short film Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek is scheduled to air on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim block this month. The CG sci-fi horror anime will be broadcast on Saturday night/Sunday morning, October 30, at 12:00am. [Source: Adult Swim] Click here to read Toon Zone’s review of Kakurenbo. (via William C. Maune)

Mark Pannicia Talks "Amazing Fantasy" #15

Marvel Comics editor Mark Pannicia has spoken to Comic Book Resources about Amazing Fantasy #15, a special issue scheduled for release in November. Contributing creators include Dan Slott (Batman Adventures, She-Hulk), Greg Pak (X-Men: Phoenix – Endsong, 1602: New World), Robert Kirkman (Invincible, The Walking Dead), Takeshi Miyazawa (Mary Jane, Runaways), and Sean McKeever (Mary […]

Jules Borkent Promoted to VP of Programming at Nickelodeon Int'l

Jules Borkent has been promoted to VP, Programming, Nickelodeon International, AWN reports. Based in London and reporting to Steve Grieder, SVP of Nickelodeon International, Borkent will be responsible for coordinating Nickelodeon’s global programming and acquisitions strategy, with a particular emphasis on working with local programming heads to coordinate and develop pan-regional deals for Nickelodeon’s thirteen […]

DVD Talk Interviews Voice of Cinderella

DVDTalk.com has interviewed Ilene Woods, the voice of Disney’s Cinderella. Among other things, Woods delves into how she stumbled into the role and what she has been doing since leaving the industry 30 years ago.

"Kakurenbo": Freakily Satisfying

When Toon Zone covered the Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival, one of the short films highlighted was a piece by Shuhei Morita entitled Kakurenbo. After winning a bunch of awards, Central Park Media has brought this little piece over to our shores, but was it worth it? There is an old folk tale that […]

Tokyo Kids Signs On for "Guardians of Luna"

Avi Melman of Cybergraphix Animation and Kengo Kimura, CEO of Tokyo Kids, producers of Zoids: Fuzors, announced today that Kimura’s company would become a co-producer of Cybergraphix’s Guardians of Luna, opening up the possibility of a Japanese airing for the series. Luna, announced last year, was created by Melman and written by Michael Reaves (Batman: […]

Official 'The Batman vs. Dracula' Website Online

Warner Bros. Online has launched the official website for the The Batman vs. Dracula DTV, hitting stores on October 18th (despite the site’s incorrect statement that says October 21st). The site offers video clips, downloadable wallpaper, AIM icons, and images from the movie.

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