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"Transformers Animated" Season One is "Teen Titans" for the Giant Robot Set

by Ed Liuon August 25, 2008
Teen Titans changed all the rules. Before Teen Titans debuted in 2003, American superhero cartoons were either played completely straight or completely silly. Teen Titans rejected this dichotomy, keeping one foot firmly in each camp. As a result, the show could encompass villains as diverse as the ludicrous Mad Mod and the sinister Slade, and […]

Financial Times on Possible "Dora the Explorer" Makeover

by Ed Liuon August 24, 2008
The Financial Times discusses possibilities for additional Dora the Explorer projects and merchandise aimed at expanding the bilingual character’s audience to older children. While Nickelodeon did not comment on specific changes, they did acknowledge that they are “eager to find ways to retain Dora’s pre-school fans as they mature,” especially in the face of increased […]

Toon Zone Interviews Voice Actor Hynden Walch: Alien Girls and Killer Clowns

by Ed Liuon August 21, 2008
It was a very pleasant discovery to find that voice actor Hynden Walch is as delightfully energetic, outgoing, and endearing as many of the charcters she provides voices for. She may be best known as Starfire on Teen Titans, but in her 10 years in the voice acting business, she has provided voices for projects […]

"G.I. Joe DVD Battle Packs:" Return of the Real American Heroes

by Ed Liuon August 20, 2008
There aren’t going to be many American kids who grew up in the 1980’s who don’t remember G.I. Joe. My personal recollections of them (when I was but a young, impressionable lad of 14) mostly center on making fun of it with classmates for the characters’ astonishingly poor marksmanship and the bogus “Knowing is Half […]

New Voices for Nickelodeon's "Dora"

by Ed Liuon August 18, 2008
Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer will be launching its next season with an entirely new voice cast, according to the New York Daily News. Dora herself will be voiced by 12-year old Caitlin Sanchez, who will be taking over from Kathleen Herles. The new season will begin on September 15, 2008, at 10:30 AM (Eastern).

"Who Bob What Pants": New SpongeBob Special Coming to DVD

by Classic Speedyon August 14, 2008
A new SpongeBob direct-to-video movie is coming soon. Entitled “Who Bob What Pants”, the 74 minute film will debut on DVD on 10/14/08 for $16.99. It concerns SpongeBob leaving Bikini Bottom, getting amnesia, and becoming the ruler of another town; SpongeBob’s friends set out to bring him back, even though he doesn’t remember who they […]

Briefly: "The Best of Dr. Katz" Coming in December

by Classic Speedyon August 13, 2008
Comedy Central and Paramount are planning to release The Best of Dr. Katz on 12/9/08 for $19.99. As the title suggests, it will be a best-of release, mainly for casual fans. [Source: TVShowsOnDVD.com ]

"Solty Rei: The Complete Series" - When Clashing Clichés Crash and Burn

by Ed Liuon August 11, 2008
Friction is what results when two forces moving in opposite directions come into contact. With careful coaxing, friction can generate heat and sparks, and make a fire that spreads warmth and light. Badly handled, though, friction just causes both forces to come grinding to a screeching halt. Creative friction results when one tries to coax […]

"Code Geass" to Continue on Adult Swim

by Weathermanon August 9, 2008
Today at Otakon 2008, a representative for Bandai Entertainment confirmed at that Code Geass will be continuing through R2 on Adult Swim. Bandai Entertainment will also be having a licensing announcement later on in the evening.

"Metalocalypse: Season Two" to DVD on December 2, 2008

by Ed Liuon August 7, 2008
Warner Home Video has announced that Adult Swim’s Metalocalypse: Season Two will be released on December 2, 2008. The 2-disc set will include 18 episodes and carry a suggested retail price of $29.98. The episodes on the disc will be: 1 DETHECUTION 2 DETHLESSONS 3 DETHVENGANCE 4 DETHDOUBLE 5 DETHFASION 6 CLEANZO 7 DETHWEDDING 8 […]