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New Clips & Stills Released from "Beware the Batman," "Wonder Woman" DC Nation Short, "Teen Titans Go!"

by Ed Liuon July 26, 2013
Warner Bros. Animation has released new clips and stills from part 3 of the “Wonder Woman” DC Nation animated short films written and directed by Robert Valley (TRON Uprising), and the next new episode of Beware the Batman, “Tests.” Both premiere on Cartoon Network this Saturday, July 27, 2013, at 10:00 AM (ET/PT). In addition, […]
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PR: Nickelodeon Extends Partnership with Activision for New "SpongeBob SquarePants" Video Game

by Ed Liuon July 26, 2013
NICKELODEON EXTENDS PARTNERSHIP WITH ACTIVISION PUBLISHING, INC.; PUBLISHER SIGNS ON AS MASTER VIDEO GAME LICENSEE FOR SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Global, Multi–Year Agreement Includes Fall Release of Brand-New Title, SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton’s Robotic Revenge NEW YORK – July 25, 2013 – Nickelodeon and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI), today announced […]

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Review: Old Glory Reigns in the "Robotech 2-Movie Collection"

by Todd DuBoison July 26, 2013
“The Robotech saga continues” So goes the official marketing line for the new Robotech 2-movie collection from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. The ostensibly fresh addition in this collection is the feature Robotech: Love Live Alive, heretofore a conception of the late Carl Macek as a way to expand upon Robotech beyond the end of the original […]
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Review: "Robotech 2-Movie Collection" is a Solid Introduction for the Novice

by Ed Liuon July 26, 2013
Robotech is one of those anime titles whose longevity and rabid fandom have made it iconic, but also a little intimidating to me to try to get into. A series can’t have lasted for over a quarter-century and inspired its legions of dedicated fans without having something going for it, but both of those things […]

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Shout! Factory Gets "Last Unicorn" Home Entertainment & Digital Distribution Rights in ITV Studios Deal

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2013
SHOUT! FACTORY AND ITV STUDIOS GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT SIGN MULTI-FILM DEAL FOR HOME ENTERTAINMENT AND DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION Iconic Film Properties Include Internationally Acclaimed Movie Classic SOPHIE’S CHOICE, ON GOLDEN POND, THE EAGLE HAS LANDED, THE LAST UNICORN, THE TAMARIND SEED, CAPRICORN ONE, THE CASSANDRA CROSSING, BRIEF ENCOUNTER, SATURN 3, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, VOYAGE OF THE […]
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Disney Veterans Launch First Kickstarter to Produce Animated Feature Film

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2013
Aaron Blaise and Chuck Williams, veterans of the Disney Animation Studios, have launched the first Kickstarter project to produce an animated feature film. Titled “Art Story,” the movie will center on a boy and his grandfather who get stuck in the world of paintings, and must find their way home while foiling the plans of […]

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"Burka Avenger," Pakistan's First Animated Female Superhero, to Premiere in August 2013

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2013
The Guardian reports that Pakistani pop star Haroon has created an animated female superhero called the “Burka Avenger,” set to debut in August on the Geo TV channel. The character’s alter ego is Jiya, who works as a teacher at an all-girls school by day. By night, Jiya dons a burka to battle against forces […]
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Grant Morrison to Launch "Mahabharata" Animated Series on YouTube

by Ed Liuon July 25, 2013
As part of its coverage of the San Diego Comic-Con International 2013, The Hollywood Reporter states that comic book creator Grant Morrison (All-Star Superman, New X-Men, Batman) has partnered with the Indian animation company Graphic India to create an animated series titled 18 Days and based on the Indian epic The Mahabharata. The series is […]

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The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Tag” Recap

by The Huntsmanon July 25, 2013
When a dispute over garbage cans causes Richard and Mr. Robinson to declare war on one another, Darwin and Gumball must figure out a way to keep the peace. While I enjoyed this episode, I find myself unable to say very much about it. Its plot wasn’t one that jumped out at me, and it […]
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New Clips Released from Disney's "Planes"

by Ed Liuon July 24, 2013
Disney has released three new clips from Planes, the spin-off to Disney/Pixar’s Cars: “BULLDOG SHAMED” “DUSTY MEETS EL CHUPACABRA” “STRUT JETSTREAM” Disney’s Planes will be released in theaters on August 9, 2013. For more details, check out Toonzone’s earlier coverage here.