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Bob’s Burgers – Uncle Teddy – Season 4, Episode 14

by Alex Beanon March 24, 2014
Synopsis: Bob and Linda finally get a chance to go somewhere sans the kids but as fate would have it, none of their regular babysitters are available, so it’s down to Uncle Teddy as the only option. Details: Bob and Linda want to go to the burger convention but none of their regular babysitters seem […]

Review: Newest “Transformers: Rescue Bots,” “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic,” “Doc McStuffins” DVDs

by Ed Liuon March 24, 2014
In the span of the past two weeks, three of my favorite shows have gotten new DVD releases, and they form an interesting cross-section of modern kids cartoons. All three are excellent shows with surprising cross-demographic appeal, and all three get a selection of good-to-great episodes on these newest DVDs. The Hub’s Transformers Rescue Bots […]

Anime Boston 2014: FUNimation Announces “Space Dandy” Season 2 and More

by Weathermanon March 22, 2014
FUNimation has announced several home video acquisitions as well as Space Dandy Season 2 in July 2014. They have acquired the home video rights for Ben-To.  The first dubbed episodes will be available on May 27, 2014, for FUNimation video subscribers. A home video release date will be announced later. They have also acquired the home […]

Anime Boston 2014: AniplexUSA License Announcements

by Weathermanon March 22, 2014
Aniplex USA has announced 5 licenses at Anime Boston 2014: one DVD release and 4 TBD releases. The show coming to DVD is ServantxService, an office comedy coming to DVD on May 27th, 2104. More information can be found at www.aniplexusa.com/servantservice. The following 4 licenses are all showing as “streaming starting in April 2014” according […]

Anime Boston 2014: Attack on Anime Boston!

by Weathermanon March 22, 2014
*crawls out of a warm corner* Oh hey, yeah, still cold, still have to use the outside entrance. I suppose the cold is to be expected in March in Boston. The security lines? Well, I suppose we will have to expect those from now on. The modern world, eh? Enough depressing things, this is an […]

NY Times on “Funky Turns 40” Exhibition on Black Animated Characters of the 70’s

by Ed Liuon March 21, 2014
The New York Times has taken a look at “Funky Turns 40,” a traveling exhibition of animation cels, posters, storyboards, and other artifacts preserved by the Museum of UnCut Funk as part of their mission to preserve the rise of black characters in TV animation starting in the 1970’s. The article speaks with the Museum […]

Billboard on “Archer” Going Country in Season 5

by Ed Liuon March 19, 2014
Billboard has looked behind the scenes at a recent musical turn in FX’s Archer, whose season 5 premiere upended the series status quo and ended up making a country music star out of Cheryl Tunt, the fabulously wealthy and slightly insane assistant to the agents of ISIS. Archer Executive Producer Matt Thompson discusses the reasons […]