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Review: “Transformers Animated: The Complete Series” is Energon-y Goodness

by Neo Yion June 9, 2014
Transformers Animated is an odd duck: simultaneously the redheaded stepchild, yet praised beyond comprehension. I’ve seen multiple complaints about the art direction and its kid-centric appeal (which is strange since the show not only aims for that demographic, but its closest counterpart – the G1 cartoon – is hardly any less cheesy), while the show […]
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Stick Man Moves From Book To Short Film

by Alex Beanon June 9, 2014
If you liked “Room on the Broom” then there is a good chance you might like the next book from children’s author Julia Donaldson that is scheduled to be turned into an animated short film – “Stick Man” – about the woody title character who must find a way to return to his family in […]

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PR: Nickelodeon Greenlights “The Loud House” with 13-Episode Order

by Ed Liuon June 9, 2014
NICKELODEON GROWS ITS CONTENT FAMILY WITH 13-EPISODE ORDER OF THE LOUD HOUSE, THE FIRST SERIES TO BE GREENLIT OUT OF ITS 2013 ANIMATED SHORTS PROGRAM Network Also Announces  Next 11 Original Animated Shorts From Its 2014 Program Burbank, Calif.–June 5, 2014–Nickelodeon has announced a 13-episode order of The Loud House, the first series to be […]

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CLIP: “Sailor Moon Crystal” Teaser Video and Gallery

by Todd DuBoison June 7, 2014
A new teaser for Sailor Moon Crystal was officially posted on the video sharing site Youtube this week.  The trailer offers a first look at the series’ animation and art style with a focus on the lead heroine Usagi and her feline mentor Luna, though it also includes her fellow sailor guardians Sailor Mercury, Sailor Mars, Sailor Jupiter and Sailor Venus. […]
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The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Kids / The Fan” Recap

by on June 7, 2014
The boys are distraught when they learn that their voices no longer sound quite right. / Sarah, one of the newer students in school, tries to force her way into Darwin and Gumball’s world. This season of The Amazing World Of Gumball brings about many changes: changes to the production crew with new writers, and […]

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Get The U-Haul: SpongeBob SquarePants 2 Moving

by Alex Beanon June 6, 2014
Originally scheduled for a mid-February release next year, the SpongeBob SquarePants sequel movie, “SpongeBob SquarePants 2”, is moving up one week, ostensibly to avoid direct competition with what is expected to be a formidable box office foe in “Fifty Shades of Grey”. The hybrid live-action/animated film has the Bikini Bottom regulars encountering some pirates led […]
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Third Time’s Princely Charming For Fionna And Cake

by Alex Beanon June 5, 2014
Another gender switching scenario is in store for Fionna the Human [Madeleine Martin – “Californication”] and Cake the Cat [Roz Ryan – “The Looney Tunes Show”] as they return for their third installment in Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time series. This time, they visit the parallel universe Land of Aaa and are joined by a fleeing […]

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Cartoon Network Latin America Plays Ball With Unicef

by Alex Beanon June 5, 2014
Cartoon Network Latin America joined forces with Unicef to support their “Vamos Jogar” initiative promoting the right to safe play for all children in Latin America and the Caribbean – plus it didn’t hurt that they included a cameo from Brazilian striker Neymar in their 60-second PSA just before the World Cup…
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No More Fun Time At Rainbow’s End

by Alex Beanon June 4, 2014
It is officially the end of fun time at Rainbow’s End, as the man whose company created the UK children’s animated show “Boblins”, was jailed for fraud. David Griffiths, who fancied his company InspireGLG to be the “DreamWorks of the UK” and claimed that he had worked for Pixar, was jailed on fraud charges that […]