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5th Annual NICE Comic Con In Bedford, UK This September Brings Star Comic Talent

by Grant Whiteon August 23, 2016
3rd-4th September will see the 5th outing for NICE, the Bedford based comics convention organised by local comic shop Close Encounters. The event will give fans the chance to meet a range of star talent from the comic book industry including Andi Ewington, Greg Tocchini, John Bolton and Guillem March. The event will be held […]

CN UK & Machinima Host “Adventure Time: Card Wars” Livestream Tonight

by Grant Whiteon July 15, 2016
Cartoon Network UK have partnered with Machinima to present a special ‘Let’s Play Flooping Card Wars!’ tournament to promote the upcoming Adventure Time Card Wars Kingdom app, tonight at 8pm UK time. Running until 9:30pm, the tournament will see Machinima gamers ChimneySwift11, JeromeASE, CavemanFilms and TJ Smith Gaming face off in hopes of taking the Card Wars Kingdom […]

“Gundam” Leads The Charge For Loot Anime’s SQUADRON Crate

by Grant Whiteon July 6, 2016
Loot Anime, the anime focused avenue of the popular Loot Crate subscription service, have announced their next theme to be ‘SQUADRON”. This means a focus on the various elite squads of Japanese animation with exclusive products inside to draw from the likes of Mobile Suit Gundam, GATE, Anti-Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon and Arpeggio of Blue […]

George Takei To Voice New Character in “Teeny Titans” Game

by Grant Whiteon June 20, 2016
Oh my! George Takei, famous for playing Sulu in the Star Trek franchise and his work for promoting gay rights, will be appearing as a brand new character in Cartoon Network’s new app game Teeny Titans. Based on the Teen Titans Go! animated series, Robin has become addicted to a new figure based collectable battling […]

Cartoon Network UK Invites “Adventure Time” Fans To Interactive Ooo Experience

by Grant Whiteon June 17, 2016
Adventure Time Come on, grab your friends. We’ll go to very distant lands. Of a sorts, at least. Fans of Cartoon Network’s popular Adventure Time will be familiar with the land of Ooo, the setting for the show’s surreal escapades. Now fans in the UK have the chance to visit Ooo themselves and prove their […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2016 – Michael Arias Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 12, 2016
With Anime Limited’s Jeremy Graves presiding as MC, the Michael Arias panel offered a rare chance for insight on this veteran of the Hollywood and anime industry, including his recent adaptation of the Project Itoh novel Harmony. Michael’s earliest memories of anime were watching televised dubs in his Southern Californian childhood, titles such as Speed […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2016 – Gundam The Origin Staff Interview

by Grant Whiteon June 8, 2016
Prior to the Gundam The Origin III screening and panel, Toonzone News had the chance to talk to producer Osamu Taniguchi and designer Mika Akitaka about the production. TOONZONE NEWS: What was the genesis point in deciding to produce an adaptation of The Origin? OSAMU TANIGUCHI: That’s a tough one [thinks] …I’m not even sure […]

Blizzard Shacks Up With Facebook For Video Game-Sharing Prowess

by Alex Beanon June 7, 2016
Social media giant, Facebook, and video gaming giant, Blizzard Entertainment, have reached an agreement to expand their partnership allowing Blizzard Entertainment to integrate Facebook Live into all of its PC games. This means players will be able to log into Blizzard Entertainment video games using their Facebook accounts and begin touting their awesome video game […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2016 – Anime Limited Sunday Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 5, 2016
With various attendees and guests nursing hangovers, Anime Limited kicked off the Sunday of the event in the right way with a bright and charismatic panel chaired by president Andrew Partridge, product managers Kat Hall and Keith and marketing representative Jeremy Graves. It was highlighted that the previous day was Jeremy’s birthday, leading to an […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2016 – Gundam The Origin III Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 2, 2016
Following the screening it was time for both Osamu Taniguchi and Mika Akitaka to take to the stage, joined by Anime Limited president Andrew Partridge and interpreter Bethan Jones. Andrew began by explaining that the screening of the episode at MCM London was held in tandem with ones occurring in the franchise’s native Japan. At […]