One of these days, they’ll have made an anime about everything. Are we approaching that point? The entire concept of Ben-To seems to imply we are, but even if that’s true, there is a chance that even the most ludicrous story can be appealing, fun, and even awesome. To appreciate Ben-To means accepting a serious […]
The Hollywood Reporter notes the passing of Stan Freberg — satirist, author, recording artist, voiceover actor, comedian, puppeteer, and advertising creative director — at the age of 88 due to natural causes. He began a career in animation voiceover shortly after graduating from Alhambra High School in 1944, working for Warner Bros. as Pete Puma, […]
The phrase ‘family entertainment’ has become somewhat awkward to modern audiences. Although meant to suggest that a production can be enjoyed by all ages, it’s come to usually refer to something aimed almost entirely at the mentality of children, with maybe some ‘over their head’ jokes to keep the accompanying adults awake. I highlight this […]
CLIP: Nickelodeon's New Animated Premieres: "Breadwinners" Season 2, "Harvey Beaks," "Sanjay and Craig"
Season Two of Breadwinners Lands on Nickelodeon, Harvey Beaks and Sanjay and Craig Kick-off New Night of Animated Premieres Nickelodeon treats viewers to an all-new night of animated premieres beginning this Sunday, April 5, with the launch of Breadwinners season two at 6:00 p.m. (ET/PT). In “Adventures of Big Baby Bun Sitting,” SwaySway and Buhdeuce […]
A good idea is effectively timeless and this is certainly the case with fiction. No matter how old a good story concept gets, it will continue to resonate with audiences for generations to come. This is clearly the case with the works of the late Gerry Anderson. Anderson is famous in the British public consciousness […]
Over 20 years and 50+ different cartoon shows, Nickelodeon Animation is just as strong as it ever was. Situated in a white building with big orange letters in Burbank, California, Nickelodeon Animation Studio opened its doors to Toonzone News and other members of the press for a studio tour in anticipation of the latest addition […]