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Review: “Transformers: Robots in Disguise: A New Autobot Mission” Accomplishes Its Goal

by Neo Yion October 23, 2015
As I stated in my previous review, Transformers: Robots in Disguise carries a lighthearted charm with the promise of weighty foreshadowing and epic storytelling. I was excited to see the antics Bumblebee and his crew would come across. Transformers: Robots in Disguise’s first DVD release contains the first five episodes and provides just as much […]

SDCC2015: Day Four Photo Gallery

by Peter Paltridgeon July 13, 2015
We took way more pictures than we could confine into just three days. Here are the rest of the sights at this year’s Comic-Con. [Photos by: Eileen Cruz] [SDCC2015] You saw one of the 90’s Turtles in yesterday’s batch of photos. Two of the four were there, actually, and they all looked impressive. “Hey dudette, you’re looking at the […]


SDCC2015: Day Two Photo Gallery

by Peter Paltridgeon July 12, 2015
[Photos by: Eileen Cruz] [SDCC2015] We’ve got a lot of cosplay coming your way in today’s batch….or rather, yesterday’s batch; it’s a little late. Look for Day Three pics to show up shortly after Day Two. We got these pics of the iZombie panel a little too late to put them in the panel’s report, but […]

SDCC2015: Preview Night Photo Gallery

by Peter Paltridgeon July 9, 2015
Last night San Diego Comic-Con half-opened to the public with a special Preview Night. All of the slick booths could be examined and photographed, and TZ went right ahead. [Photos by: Eileen Cruz] [SDCC2015] Here’s how you’re greeted at the Nickelodeon booth. How rude. A larger view of the Nick mural. One of the many attractions in […]

Transformers: Robots in Disguise

Review: “Transformers: Robots in Disguise” Has a Lot of Spark

by Neo Yion March 13, 2015
Transformers: Robots in Disguise is an interesting transition from Transformers Prime. While each Transformers show seems to reinvent the franchise, Robots in Disguise has the honor of being a direct sequel to Prime. While the latter was an epic space opera, Robots in Disguise excludes the melodrama in favor of peppy, feel-good fun. Those who expect […]

The Legend Of Korra – “Kuvira’s Gambit” – Episode 50 Recap

by Neo Yion December 18, 2014
Kuvira launches an invasion on Republic City. Team Avatar must stop her army before it’s too late. The Legend of Korra began in Republic City. During Book 1, it served as the show’s chief setting and we saw a metropolis of steel and Asian art deco through Korra’s eyes. It was a melting pot of possibilities […]


The Legend of Korra – “Operation Beifong” – Episode 49 Recap

by Neo Yion December 8, 2014
Bolin helps Opal and Lin save their family. Now we’re getting somewhere. Lin, Opal, and Bolin decide to take matters into their own hands and rescue the Beifong family from Kuvira. Before the infiltration Toph barges in and joins the team, much to Lin’s dismay. Toph was an exciting addition to Book 4. True to […]

The Legend of Korra – “The Calling” – Episode 43 Recap

by Neo Yion October 28, 2014
Tenzin tasks his children to find Korra to save the Earth Kingdom. Being the middle child blows: they often lack the responsibility and maturity that typically comes with being the firstborn, and they don’t get the cuddling and attention the youngest gets. As the eldest of Tenzin’s children, Jinora snagged a portion of the spotlight […]


Bento Box Hooks Up With Nelvana For Late Night Teletoon Action

by Alex Beanon October 13, 2014
Bento Box Entertainment – the animation studio behind the popular “Bob’s Burgers” program on Fox – is joining with Canadian animation studio giant Nelvana [“Max and Ruby”] to produce programming for an upcoming “TeleToon At Night” segment that will cater to a slightly older demographic [18-34] than Nelvana currently courts with the majority of its […]

Mermaids On Mars Coming To Earth

by Alex Beanon September 15, 2014
A new animated, stop-motion short entitled “Mermaids on Mars” is slated to arrive on Earth next year. The 20-minute effort from California-based Athena Studios, is based on the book of the same title from author Nancy Guettier, and has a boy named Julian traveling to Mars and discovering mermaids living there. “Mermaids on Mars” is […]