Lawsuit Roundup: “Robinson Curiosite” vs. “Robinson Sucroe”, “Frozen” vs. “Frozen Land”

by Ed Liuon December 26, 2013
The Canadian Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Canadian animator Claude Robinson in a copyright infringement lawsuit against animation firm Cinar over Robinson’s proposal for a cartoon character titled “Robinson Curiosite.” After submitting his proposal to a number of production companies over 20 years ago, Cinar brought the extremely similar show Robinson Sucroe to […]

PR: VIZ Media Announces Classsic “Ranma 1/2” Anime Series on Restored Blu-ray and DVD

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2013
VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES PRE-ORDERS FOR THE CLASSIC RANMA ½ ANIME SERIES ON RESTORED BLU-RAY FOR THE FIRST TIME AND DVD Legendary Martial Arts-Action-Adventure-Comedy Debuts In High Definition In New 3-Disc Sets That Feature The First Season Of The Celebrated Series And An Array Of Special Bonus Features San Francisco, CA, December 20, 2013 – VIZ […]


PR: Nickelodeon’s Heroes In A Half Shell Return To Battle In The UK In Season Two Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

by Grant Whiteon December 21, 2013
NICKELODEON’S HEROES IN A HALF SHELL RETURN TO BATTLE IN SEASON TWO OF THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Masked Vigilante Casey Jones Joins Forces with the Crime-Fighting Turtles in the Season Premiere on Saturday 11th January at 9:30am on Nicktoons London –  Friday 20th December, 2013 – Nickelodeon launches season two of the hit animated […]
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Cartoon Intro Cavalcade: “Nerima Daikon Brothers” (2006)

by Ed Liuon December 20, 2013
The best thing about the anime series Nerima Daikon Brothers is that the dub track means you practically get two series for the price of one. As I mentioned when I reviewed the series back in 2009, the series is one of the stupidest things I’ve ever seen and that is totally not meant as […]

The Irrepressible Captain Tylor

Review: Is A Budget “Irresponsible Captain Tylor” Irresponsible?

by Chad Boninon December 20, 2013
Captain Justy Ueki Tylor might be the most unassuming man in the United Planets Space Force. He may not know regulations when it comes to uniforms, he may actively run from a fight, and he might even have a few relations with the opposing Raalgon Empire. Stuck with the decrepit vessel Soyokaze and an equally […]
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China Court Fines “Pleasant Goat” After Children Burned in Copycat Incident

by Ed Liuon December 19, 2013
The Hollywood Reporter notes that a court in China has levied a fine of 39,000 yuan (approx. $6,423) on the producers of Pleasant Goat and Big, Big Wolf, China’s most popular animated series, over an incident when two children were severely burned in April while imitating characters on the show. The amount represents 15% of […]


Video Game Review: “Doctor Who: Legacy” – It’s Finally Time For A Good ‘Doctor Who’ Game

by Grant Whiteon December 19, 2013
Since finally making the upgrade to the smartphone generation this spring, I’ve spent a lot of time playing downloadable app games including big names like The Simpsons: Tapped Out, Candy Crush Saga and Angry Birds. All fairly decent games but not ideal and certainly focussed on micro-transactions, the life blood of this new era of […]

More Rabbids Invading In 2014

by Alex Beanon December 19, 2013
Nickelodeon has granted the world another season of “Rabbids Invasion”. The popular animated television show based on the Ubisoft video games “Raving Rabbids” will receive 26 new half-hour episodes for its second season on the network. Season Two of “Rabbids Invasion” on Nickelodeon will debut some time in mid-2014.


Brian Griffin Lives To Play Street Hockey Another Day

by Alex Beanon December 17, 2013
After being killed by a car in the November 24, 2013 episode of “Family Guy”, the Griffins’ white Lab, Brian, was left to die in the doggie hospital when Stewie didn’t have his time machine to save him. He was replaced for three episodes by new dog Vinnie, who nobody liked, and when Stewie ran […]
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Peter O’Toole, Actor, 1932 – 2013

by Ed Liuon December 17, 2013
Veteran actor Peter O’Toole passed away on December 14, 2013, at the age of 81. Obituaries are not mentioning a specific cause of death, but his daughter Kate O’Toole has stated that her father had been ill for some time. O’Toole was best-known for his role as Col. T.E. Lawrence in David Lean’s Lawrence of […]