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"Panty And Stocking With Garterbelt": Rebirth of Fun Anime

by Karl Olsonon October 26, 2010
Let me lead by saying that it’s not like there haven’t been good anime the past few years. There’s Baccano, Gurren Lagann, Nana, and Trapeze to name a few from the series side of things, and I must admit that Summer Wars and the new Evangelion movies are all great animated films. Plus, sometimes the […]

Guilty Plea for Islamic Extremist "South Park" Threats

by Ed Liuon October 21, 2010
The New York Times reports that Zachary Chesser (a.k.a. Abu Talha al-Amrikee) has pleaded guilty to three counts including communicating threats, soliciting others to threaten violence, and material support to Somali Islamic militant organization Al-Shabab. Chesser ran numerous websites that called for violence against Americans, specifically mentioning South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone […]

Toonzone Goes to New York Comic Con/New York Anime Festival 2010

by Ed Liuon October 20, 2010
The New York Comic Con/New York Anime Festival 2010 is now finished, and Toonzone News was there! In addition to myself, staffers Todd DuBois (GWOtaku), Nick Hobbs, Caitlin Kelly (purplehairedwonder), Michael Lachman (darkdetective), and Matthew Williams were out in force to cover the panels, screenings, and other events at the con. All our coverage of […]

Video Clips and Still from "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Episode "Assassin"

by Ed Liuon October 19, 2010
Cartoon Network and Lucasfilm have released the following preview and clip from “Assassin,” the next episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars premiering on Friday, October 22, 2010, at 9:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). Click the image to play: A plot summary and comments by Aurra Sing voice actor Jamie King follow. She’s BACK! Left for dead […]

NYCC2010: A Roundtable Discussion with Michael Jelenic

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2010
At the 2010 New York Comic Con, Toonzone News’ Ed Liu and Todd DuBois were able to sit down at a roundtable interview session with Michael Jelenic, co-producer of Batman: The Brave and the Bold, and scriptwriter for the Wonder Woman direct-to-video movie and the upcoming “Superman/Shazam” DC Showcase short film. Our questions are prefaced […]

New Clips & Stills from Upcoming "Batman: Brave and the Bold" Episodes

by Ed Liuon October 15, 2010
Toonzone News is proud to present the following new videos and stills from Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Click the images to play the clips or enlarge the stills.   MENACE OF THE MADNIKS! Premieres Friday, October 15, 2010 at 7:30 PM (Eastern/Pacific) on Cartoon Network Click on any of the screenshots below to […]

New Video Clip & Still from "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Episode "The Academy"

by Ed Liuon October 15, 2010
Toonzone News presents the following video clip from “The Academy,” the newest episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars premiering tonight, October 15, 2010, at 9:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific) on Cartoon Network. Click to play: PLOT SYNOPSIS: Much to her chagrin, Ahsoka Tano is assigned to teach a class at the cadet academy on Mandalore. Soon […]

NYCC2010: It's a MAD, MAD, MAD World with Mark Marek

by Ed Liuon October 13, 2010
Since he relocated to Los Angeles to work on the MAD show, the first New York thing that MAD show animation director Mark Marek did his first time back was to pay a visit to McSorley’s bar. The second thing he did was sit down with members of the media for interview sessions at the […]

NY Times on Development and Launch of the Hub Network

by Ed Liuon October 12, 2010
The New York Times examines the new Hub network, starting from its conversion from the Discovery Kids network, the competitive environment that the new network faces, the marketing campaign promoting it, and concerns about commercialization. Toymaker Hasbro owns a 50% stake in the network and has developed a number of shows based on their properties, […]

NYAF2010: "Mardock Scramble: The First Compression" Press Conference with Author!

by Lelouchon October 12, 2010
Aniplex presented the World Premiere of Mardock Scramble: The First Compression at New York Anime Fest 2010 and held an exclusive press conference (via interpreter) with Tow Ubukata, the author of the novel the movie is based on. The English translation of the novel comes out in America early next year through VIZ Media under […]