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SDCC2012: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Roundtable Interviews – Part One

by Jeffrey Harrison July 18, 2012
Toonzone interviews Kevin Michael Richardson (The Voice of The Shredder), Ciro Nieli (Executive Producer), and Hoon Lee (The Voice of Splinter) in anticipation of the upcoming cartoon. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will premiere on Nickelodeon on September 29, 2012. For more information, visit the official website. Watch Part Two of the interview here.

Briefly: Int’l TV Deals; Mobile Game for “Hotel Transylvania”

by Maxie Zeuson July 18, 2012
* Hotel Transylvania will get an immersive mobile game, courtesy of Sony Pictures Consumer Products Inc. and PlayFirst, in time for the film’s September 20 release. [Animation Magazine] * will launch the historical-action-themed kids’ show Ben and Izzy for North America. [Animation Magazine] * Malaysia’s Astro network will begin carrying Disney XD beginning September […]


Review: “Bob’s Burgers” Season One: Fresh Meat, Stale Buns

by Radical Ravenon July 18, 2012
Bob’s Burgers gets more wrong than it gets right, but I can’t help but feel affection for it. It’s certainly a lot braver than anything else in the Fox animation line-up; in fact, its unique visual style and tone have provided that block with a much-needed breath of fresh air. True, it’s another animated sitcom […]
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Toonzone Goes to San Diego Comic-Con International 2012

by Ed Liuon July 16, 2012
San Diego Comic-Con International 2012 is underway now in San Diego, CA, and Toonzone’s Eileen Cruz (Harley), Sonia Lai, Jeff Harris (TheVileOne), and Chris Glennon (90sCartoonMan) are there! Check back periodically for links to our coverage of the con, as we will be updating throughout the weekend with news, stills, videos, and more! You can […]

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Review: “Panty & Stocking With Garterbelt” Complete Series: Stay Classy, Gainax

by Dr. Daedaluson July 16, 2012
I won’t beat around the bush: Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt is a wasted opportunity. Here we have a show that should have been a lot of fun: It’s brimming with visual creativity, sports a unique look compared to many modern anime, and doesn’t take itself seriously at all. In many ways, it shares aspects […]

SDCC2012: PR: “Phineas & Ferb” and Marvel’s Iconic Super Heroes Team Up for “Phineas & Ferb: Mission Marvel”

by Ed Liuon July 15, 2012
DISNEY’S “PHINEAS AND FERB” AND MARVEL’S ICONIC SUPER HEROES TEAM UP FOR LANDMARK ANIMATED ADVENTURE, “PHINEAS AND FERB: MISSION MARVEL” PREMIERING NEXT SUMMER ON DISNEY CHANNEL (click to enlarge) Production is now underway on “Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel,” an animated adventure that will assemble characters from two hugely popular franchises, Disney’s “Phineas and Ferb” […]

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SDCC2012: Marvel Television Presents Panel Report

by Eileen Cruzon July 15, 2012
The Marvel Television Presents panel began with the introduction of Jeph Loeb. The enthusiastic audience applauded Marvel’s Head of Animation and he quickly went into his presentation of their upcoming shows. Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. will be coming in 2013. The team will be made up of Hulk, She-Hulk, Red Hulk, Skaar and new character, […]

SDCC2012: Updates from the FUNimation Panel

by Eileen Cruzon July 15, 2012
FUNimation kept it light and fun at their San Diego Comic-Con panel while reviewing some of their current and upcoming releases. Here’s an update on the upcoming titles and ways you can see them. FUNimation Channel: Fractale Tales of Vesperia Treasure Hunter Goemon Tajomaru Simulcast: Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero DVD/Blu-ray: Fractale Limited Edition – […]

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SDCC2012: Disney XD Panel Highlight Video Posted – “TRON: Uprising,” “Motorcity,” “9th Grade Ninja”

by Ed Liuon July 14, 2012
Disney XD has posted highlights from their panel at the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con International, featuring TRON: Uprising cast members Elijah Wood, Bruce Boxleitner, and Tricia Helfer along with producer/director Charlie Bean and consulting producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz. Also featured were never-before-seen clips from the Disney XD original series Motorcity and a sneak […]
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SDCC2012: Optimus Prime: Up Close and Personal Panel Report

by slaion July 14, 2012
The “Optimus Prime: Up Close and Personal” panel, hosted by Larry King, was really a tribute to the man who has voiced Optimus Prime for almost 30 years, Peter Cullen. When King and Cullen appeared before the crowd, the entire audience rose in standing ovation for the both of them. Even after a short pre-recorded […]