PR: “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble” Sneak Preview on May 26, 2013; Premiering July 7, 2013

by Ed Liuon May 21, 2013
Marvel Entertainment and Walt Disney Company have released the following trailer for Marvel’s Avengers Assemble, the upcoming new animated series uniting up Marvel’s greatest superhero icons for a team to take on threats no single one of them could handle alone. The series is set to have a special one-hour preview on Sunday, May 26, […]

PR: New Behind the Scenes “Sanjay and Craig” Featurette Exclusively on iTunes

by Ed Liuon May 21, 2013
NICKELODEON RELEASES ‘BEHIND-THE-SCENES’ FEATURETTE OF NEW ANIMATED SERIES SANJAY AND CRAIG, EXCLUSIVELY ON iTUNES   Nickelodeon today released an epic nine-minute featurette of its newest animated series, Sanjay and Craig.  Available exclusively on iTunes free of charge, The Rad Awesomeness of Sanjay and Craig gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the sidesplitting series before its on-air premiere on Saturday, […]


Review: “Dragon Ball Z” Series Four (UK Edition): Not So Paranoid Androids

by Grant Whiteon May 21, 2013
After opening the series with a three volume mega-saga, the fourth volume of Dragon Ball Z offers some variety. Things kick off with the extended filler tale that is Garlic Jr. In Japan, DBZ saw yearly movies which reworked the current plot elements into standalone original stories. The first of these, inspired by Goku and […]

Briefly: Animated Feature Oscar Rules Change; Spanish Animation Growing Globally; “Hero of Color City” at Cannes

by Ed Liuon May 20, 2013
Variety reports a change in the rules for the Best Animated Feature Film Academy Award that one recipient will be a producer on the winning film. Typically, two people are given the award, with the new rules stating that one be a producer and the other a director “and/or key creative individual.” In the event […]


Manga UK Announces Limited Edition “One Piece” Collection 1 Bundle For MCM London Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon May 20, 2013
Manga Entertainment UK will be selling an exclusive limited edition bundle of their first One Piece DVD collection at MCM London Comic Con this weekend, 24-26th May. The bundle includes the first complete dual-language DVD set of 26 episodes along with a tote bag containing various exclusive extras. The collection is the start of the […]

“Star Wars Rebels” Animated Series Announced, Premiere Dated For Fall 2014

by Todd DuBoison May 20, 2013
Lucasfilm has announced that production has begun on a new Star Wars animated series called Star Wars Rebels. The show, a production of Lucasfilm Animation, will cover events in the nearly 20-year-long gap separating Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, in the days when the […]

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Dr. Doof Tries To Sell Shrinkinator To Sharks

by Alex Beanon May 18, 2013
Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz from “Phineas and Ferb” [on the Disney Channel, like you didn’t know] will try to sell his newest ominously named invention – The Shrinkinator – to the five panel judge on ABC’s “Shark Tank” series finale tonight. Unfortunately, he will fail but perhaps he should have used a different pitch – since […]

New Promo Released for “The Aquabats Super Show!” Season 2

by Ed Liuon May 17, 2013
The Hub Network has released an exclusive promo video for The Aquabats Super Show! season 2, set to premiere on June 1, 2013, at 1:00 PM (ET). The season 2 premiere episode will guest star skateboarding legend Tony Hawk. The Aquabats Super Show! follows the (mis-)adventures of a quintet of costumed crime-fighters/rock stars on a […]


New Clips from “Teen Titans Go!” Episode “Ghost Boy,” Premiering May 21, 2013

by Ed Liuon May 17, 2013
Warner Bros. Animation has released the following clip and stills from “Ghost Boy,” the next new episode of Teen Titans Go! premiering on May 21, 2013, at 7:30 PM (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network: Click any of the stills below to enlarge: OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: Beast Boy pretends to be a ghost haunting Starfire so she will […]

Review: Fun for Everyone with “Doc McStuffins” and “Sofia the First” DVDs

by Ed Liuon May 17, 2013
It’s a really good time for pre-schooler TV because more and more programming is breaking from older conventional wisdom that skewed these programs to the kiddie audience and nobody else. Kids may love the likes of Dora the Explorer or Go Diego Go! or Caillou, but I’d think any adult expressing genuine affection for programs […]