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CLIP: Cartoon Network Premieres for September 4, 2014: "Teen Titans Go!", "Steven Universe," "Gumball," "Uncle Grandpa"

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The Simpsons Take The Bowl

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“The Simpsons” are slated to invade the venerable Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles for an event titled “The Simpsons Take The Bowl” on September 12-14, 2014 with a possibility that the gig could lead to a Broadway appearance as well. The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra will be conducted by Alf Clausen and a small portion […]

Lottie Dolls Series In The Works

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An animated series based around the popular Lottie Dolls is in the works – possibly for a cartoon network in France next month. A trailer has Lottie visiting Branksea Island…

DreamWorks Animation Teams Up With Studio Mir

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DreamWorks Animation has signed a co-production deal with South Korea’s Studio Mir – creators of the popular “The Legend of Korra” series. The pair will develop up to four series over the next four years. Each series will consist of 78 episodes. Source: Variety

CLIP: Meet "The Boxtrolls" in New Behind-the-Scenes Video

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LAIKA and Focus Features have released a new behind-the-scenes look at The Boxtrolls, their latest stop-motion feature film set to premiere on September 26, 2014. Get social with the Boxtrolls: https://www.facebook.com/theboxtrolls http://instagram.com/theboxtrolls# https://twitter.com/TheBoxtrolls #TheBoxtrolls Story: A family event movie from the creators of Coraline and ParaNorman that introduces audiences to a new breed of family […]

CLIP: New "Looney Tunes Show" Episode Premieres August 31, 2014

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DreamWorks Animation, Studio Mir Strike TV Cartoon Coproduction Deal

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DreamWorks Animation has reached a deal with the South Korean animation studio Studio Mir to produce as many as four animated series for television over the next four years, according to the Seoul-based English language newspaper The Korea Herald. Founded in 2011 by Jae Myung Yoo, an animation director for Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender, […]

Review: "Robotics;Notes Part Two" - Hitting the Right Notes

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WARNING: Spoilers for the first volume of Robotics;Notes are sprinkled in this review. The problems with adapting visual novels to animation are plentiful. You need to satisfy a built-in audience who have their preferred routes in mind, along with any potentially preferred romantic partners for the lead character. You need to distill important plot elements that […]

Hello Kitty Is Actually Kitty White

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Hello Kitty was created by Sanrio in Japan in 1974, not as a cat, but rather, as a little girl/cartoon character named Kitty White. According to University of Hawai’i anthropologist Christine Yano, who will curate the Hello Kitty 40th Anniversary exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles next month, Kitty White is […]

Homer Simpson Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Leave it to “The Simpsons” to be the first to jump on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge bandwagon as Homer first takes the “challenge” by dumping a glass of water on his head only to have it rectified by Bart in a helicopter dumping ice water, Olaf from “Frozen”, some penguins, Santa Claus, some hockey […]

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