Review: “Kaijudo: Dragonstrike” is the Wrong Kind of Burn

by Ed Liuon May 1, 2013
The best compliment I can pay to Hasbro Studios’ Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters is that I don’t think I would have guessed the show was based on a trading card game if the studio hadn’t told me so when it sent over the series premiere screener episode. Its inventive monsters and structured alternate […]

Toonzone Interviews Andrew Robinson and David Colman on “Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters”

by Ed Liuon May 1, 2013
David Colman is a character designer, development artist, and story artist, with an Emmy Award to his name for his work on Cartoon Network’s Class of 3000. He has earned credits on shows as varied as Adult Swim’s The Boondocks and Fox’s The Cleveland Show, and has also worked for Disney, Sony, and the Jim […]


Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay Featured in New “Team Umizoomi” Spot

by Ed Liuon April 30, 2013
Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay has been tapped to appear in a new ad for Nickelodeon’s pre-school show Team Umizoomi: OFFICIAL RELEASE Kitchen Nightmares star, celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is featured in a brand-new TV spot for Nickelodeon’s hit animated preschool math series, Team Umizoomi. In the spot, Ramsay notices a strawberry shortcake is not built […]

PR: Nickelodeon UK Masters The Elements With “The Legend of Korra”

by Grant Whiteon April 29, 2013
London, UK – 29th April, 2013 – From the creators of the Hit Series Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra is set to premiere on Nickelodeon on Sunday, 7th July at 9:00am. The mythology from the critically acclaimed Avatar series continues in the new animation which follows a new Avatar named Korra, a […]


Review: “Needless Part 1 & Part 2 (UK Editions)”: Not A Fully Accurate Title

by Grant Whiteon April 29, 2013
In the 21st century the planet is rocked by World War III. Amongst the damage the country of Japan is heavily bombed. Decades later society has generally rebuilt but the largest blast crater remains in the centre of Tokyo, dubbed the Black Spot. From this no-man’s land emerges those strangely mutated by the effects of […]

PR: Nickelodoen Preschool Celebrates Mother’s Day With Brand-New Peter Rabbit Premiering Wednesday, May 8th

by spidey4545on April 26, 2013
NICKELODEON PRESCHOOL CELEBRATES MOTHER’S DAY WITH BRAND-NEW PETER RABBIT PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, AT 12PM (ET/PT) NEW YORK, April 26, 2013 – Nickelodeon pays tribute to mothers with a brand-new episode of the hit CG-animated preschool series, Peter Rabbit, premiering Wednesday, May 8, at 12 p.m. (ET/PT). The half-hour adventure follows Peter and his best […]


The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Plan? Armie Hammer And Tom Cruise

by Alex Beanon April 26, 2013
The remake of “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” received a significant boost this week as it was announced that Armie Hammer would be joining Tom Cruise in the cast for the film. Cruise is currently enjoying buzz from a hit movie [“Oblivion”] and Hammer has an upcoming tentpole flick – “The Lone Ranger” – with Johnny […]

Review: “The Transformers: The Japanese Collection” Not in Mint Condition

by Chad Boninon April 26, 2013
Three series, found deep within the back closets of Japan, have never before aired in America. Three series offer three widely-different takes on the eras of machine versus machine. Three series, each focusing on successive battles of Autobots and Decepticons, starring three different leaders, three different bad guys, three different gimmicks. The Transformers: The Japanese […]


New “Teen Titans Go!” Clips and Stills Released for April 30, 2013, Premiere Episode

by Ed Liuon April 26, 2013
Warner Bros Animation has just released new video clips, stills, and a plot synopsis from the next upcoming episode of Teen Titans Go!, premiering on April 30, 2013, on Cartoon Network at 7:30 PM (ET/PT). Click any thumbnail below to enlarge: OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS “Driver’s Ed:” Robin enrolls in a driver’s education course, not knowing that […]

PR: Nickelodeon Grants Kids’ Wishes With a Brand-New Season of Hit Animated Series The Fairly OddParents

by spidey4545on April 25, 2013
NICKELODEON GRANTS KIDS’ WISHES WITH A BRAND-NEW SEASON OF HIT ANIMATED SERIES THE FAIRLY ODDPARENTS SATURDAY, MAY 4, AT 9:30 A.M. (ET/PT) Burbank, Calif. – April 25, 2013 – Nickelodeon will premiere its ninth season of the Emmy Award-winning animated series, The Fairly OddParents, on Saturday, May 4, at 9:30 a.m. (ET/PT).  The Fairly OddParents follows the magical adventures of 10-year-old Timmy Turner and his […]