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Date A Live

Review: “Date A Live” Decidedly NOT Second-Date Material

by macattackon July 9, 2014
Oh, Japan. My love/hate relationship with you will likely never end. Date A Live is based on a light novel series of the same name that is currently running in Japan. 30 years before the start of the series, the first of many “spacequakes” claimed the lives of 150 million people. Date A Live is […]
Nozomi Entertainment

Right Stuf’s Anime Expo 2014 Announcements: Mobile Suit Gundam UC Pt. 4, Yakitate!! Japan, Sengoku Collection, and More

by Ed Liuon July 8, 2014
RIGHT STUF, Inc. Announces: the Acquisitions of YAKITATE!! JAPAN, SPACE PIRATE MITO, FANTASTIC DETECTIVE LABYRINTH and YONDEMASUYU YO, AZAZEL-SAN; Upcoming SENGOKU COLLECTION Release; and Exclusive Release of MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM UC (UNICORN), Part 4 Anime Expo 2014: New License and Project Announcements GRIMES, Iowa, July 5, 2014 – Several new anime licenses were announced by […]

The Fox/FX Animated Show Schedule For 2014 Comic Con

by Alex Beanon July 8, 2014
Fox and FX’s animated shows will have their usual heavy presence at the annual Comic Con shindig in San Diego in a few weeks with most spread out over the course of Friday and Saturday…The Friday, July 25 Bob’s Burgers, 4:00 – 5:00 PM, Indigo Ballroom with Creator/Executive Producer Loren Bouchard, Executive Producer Jim Dauterive […]
Clarence Dollar Hunt

“Clarence” Creator Skyler Page Dismissed from Cartoon Network Over Sexual Assault Allegations

by Ed Liuon July 7, 2014
Cartoon Network has dismissed Skyler Page, creator and show-runner for the new show Clarence, over allegations of sexual assault and erratic behavior due to long-running mental health issues. Allegations began appearing on Twitter and other social media outlets last Tuesday and Wednesday (summarized by Cartoon Brew and The Beat). Clarence is expected to continue production […]

PR: SpongeBob Dons Denim As Ambassador For ‘Jeans For Genes’

by Grant Whiteon July 7, 2014
Jeans for Genes is pleased to announce TV favourite SpongeBob SquarePants as its character ambassador for this year’s appeal. Swapping his iconic brown trousers in favour of a pair of denim ones, SpongeBob SquarePants, along with his friends Patrick Star, Gary the Snail and Sandy Cheeks will undergo a denim makeover to encourage people to […]
Disney's The 7D and Total Drama Pahkitew Island

Review: Disney’s “The 7D” and Cartoon Network’s “Total Drama Pahkitew Island”

by Ed Liuon July 7, 2014
Walt Disney Television Animation has been producing some extraordinary stuff for the past few years, starting with the adventures of Phineas and Ferb and moving on to the daring visual invention of TRON Uprising and Motorcity; the endearingly oddball Gravity Falls; the kid-friendly outer-space acid trip in Wander Over Yonder; and the outstanding pre-school shows […]


Bob Hastings 1925 - 2014

Bob Hastings, Commissioner Gordon Voice Actor, 1925 – 2014

by Ed Liuon July 2, 2014
Actor Bob Hastings passed away on June 30, 2014, at the age of 89. Hastings was suffering from his third bout with pancreatic cancer in 15 years at the time of his passing. The actor was probably best known as the voice of Archie Andrews on the radio from the end of World War II […]

Peanuts Voice Actors Speak Out

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2014
Thanks to the lengthy efforts of author and animation archeologist Marc Tyler Nobleman, the voice actors who gave life to the array of characters from Charles Schulz’s iconic “Peanuts” comic strip when they came to the television screen in various specials, talked about their experiences voicing their characters. Nobleman painstakingly tracked down many of the […]