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NPR Profiles Optimus Prime Voice Actor Peter Cullen

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2014
National Public Radio has interviewed veteran voice actor Peter Cullen, focusing primarily on his role as Autobot leader Optimus Prime in multiple Transformers TV shows and movies, including the fourth installment of the feature film series that was released last week. Among other topics, Cullen discusses how he discovered his talents in voice acting while […]
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Paramount Animation Recruits Disney’s Lino DiSalvo for Creative Director

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2014
Variety reports that Paramount Pictures has hired Lino DiSalvo as its new creative director for Paramount Animation. DiSalvo comes from Walt Disney Animation Studios after a 16-year tenure, where he was an animator on Meet the Robinsons and Chicken Little; the supervising animator on Bolt and Tangled; and the head of animation on Frozen. DiSalvo […]

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Steve Viksten, “Hey Arnold” Writer and Actor, 1960 – 2014

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2014
Variety reports that Steve Viksten passed away on Monday, June 23, 2014, at the age of 54. Viksten was a key crew member of Nickelodeon’s Hey Arnold!, providing the vaguely Eastern European accent as the voice of Oskar Kokoshka and serving as the writer for most of the series episodes with creator Craig Bartlett. His […]

VIZ Media Premieres “Blood Lad” on Neon Alley and Hulu

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2014
VIZ MEDIA PREMIERES THE SUPERNATURAL ACTION COMEDY ANIME SERIES BLOOD LAD ON NEON ALLEY AND HULU An Otaku Vampire Obsessed With The Human World Falls Hard For a Pretty Girl That Becomes A Ghost And He Vows To Help Her Regain Her Body; Series Premiere Features New English Dub Cast San Francisco, CA, June 30, […]

“Transformers Cybertron: The Complete Series” Coming to DVD August 5, 2014

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2014
TRANSFORMERS CYBERTRON: THE COMPLETE SERIES Relive the Adventures of This Classic Animated TV Series in One Complete Set OWN THIS COLLECTIBLE 7-DVD SET ON AUGUST 5, 2014 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY This summer, relive some of the most astonishing classic action battles of ROBOTS IN DISGUISE and complete your home entertainment collection of the rare UNICRON […]

The Legend of Korra – “A Breath of Fresh Air/Rebirth” – Episode 27 / 28 Recap

by Neo Yion June 30, 2014
When we last left The Legend of Korra, our eponymous hero struggled between the Northern and Southern Water Tribe as the two nations engaged in a civil war triggered by her power hungry uncle, Chief Unalaq. He later teams up with Vaatu, the spirit of Darkness, to become the Anti-Avatar, nearly bringing an eternity of […]

“Adventure Time” Season 4 Listed for October 7, 2014

by Todd DuBoison June 30, 2014
Product listings and a report on Blu-ray.com on indicate that Cartoon Network and Warner Bros Home Entertainment will release “Adventure Time: The Complete Fourth Season” on both Blu-ray and DVD this fall on October 7th. The news comes just months after the third season was released earlier this year on February 25th. Details on specs […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Puppy” Recap

by Joshua Baileyon June 27, 2014
Anais, Darwin and Gumball want the family to adopt a puppy. Instead, they get a turtle. A turtle that hates them. This was a fantastic episode. While I greatly appreciate the episodes of the show that tell us more about Gumball’s classmates, I’ve always contended that the best episodes are the ones that involve the […]