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DC Super Hero Girls Coming To Cartoon Network Next Year

by Alex Beanon May 23, 2017
DC and Warner Bros. Animation’s popular “DC Super Hero Girls” web series will be coming to the Cartoon Network as a full-fledged cartoon series in 2018. Launched in 2015, DC Super Hero Girls tags along with teenagers Diana, Kara and Barbara and their superhero friends [such as Bumblebee and Katana] at the appropriately-named Super Hero […]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Adds Superhero Duck Voiceover for “DuckTales” to Resume

by Ed Liuon May 22, 2017
Variety reports that Lin-Manuel Miranda will be joining the cast of Disney XD’s upcoming reboot of DuckTales, set to premiere this summer. The multi-talented actor, playwright, composer (Hamilton, Moana), and self-proclaimed DuckTales aficionado will voice Gizmoduck, a superhero whose secret identity is Fenton Crackshell-Cabrera, an intern for Scrooge McDuck’s personal mad scientist Gyro Gearloose. Mr. […]
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Sailor Moon Is Coming To Anime NYC

by Peter Paltridgeon May 22, 2017
EDITOR’S NOTE: The original article stated incorrect information based on the following text from the below official press release, “VIZ Media is proudly releasing the original Sailor Moon anime uncut for the first time and the all-new series Sailor Moon Crystal to North American fans.” While this is information directly from the 5/22/2017 press release, […]

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Cartoon Network Picks Up Second Season of “Ben 10,” Preps Mobile and Console Games

by Ed Liuon May 22, 2017
Cartoon Network Expands Ben 10 Universe with Season Two Pick Up and New Mobile and Console Games Today, Cartoon Network announced that the hit series Ben 10 has been renewed for a second season following the successful global launch about the boy with a mysterious watch. Since its U.S. premiere in April, Ben 10 has […]
One-Punch Man

Review: “One-Punch Man” – Superman as the Salaryman

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison May 22, 2017
Superhero stories are dime a dozen in our media landscape today, but few if any tackle the genre with a perfect balance of penetrating satire and loving tribute the way One-Punch Man does. In a genre where physical feats or high ideals (or the lack of the latter) so often take center stage, here we […]

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“In This Corner Of The World” Coming To US Theaters August 11

by Peter Paltridgeon May 18, 2017
Director Sunao Katabuch’s award-winning historical drama, In This Corner Of The World, will be screened theatrically in the US thanks to Funimation and Shout Factory. The anime movie follows Suzu, a fictional housewife who lives in a coastal city not far from Hiroshima. The time is World War II and when Hiroshima is felled by […]
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Lupin The 3rd Part 4 Joins Toonami June 17

by Peter Paltridgeon May 18, 2017
Lupin the 3rd, one of Japan’s most recognizable cartoon characters, turns 50 years old this year.  First appearing as a manga in 1967, the first Lupin TV series aired on Japanese television in 1971. Lupin’s first aired appearance on US television was decades later on Adult Swim, unless you want to count that time he […]

Animation Abroad – Dazzling Star’s Beijing Opera Cats

by Joshua Baileyon May 17, 2017
The Chinese animation industry has been growing rapidly in the past decade, with a number of quality animated movies and television programs being released each year. One show that I’ve had my eye on for a while now is Beijing Opera Cats, which premiered in 2015 and was created by Dazzling Star Animation. I first […]
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Creator Of Regular Show Brings New Animated Series To TBS

by Peter Paltridgeon May 17, 2017
As Mordecai and Rigby would say, “WOOOOOOOOOO!” Regular Show creator J.G. Quintel is starting a new animated series that will launch next year on the cable network TBS. It’s titled Close Enough, and early descriptions paint it as a domestic family comedy. According to THR, “Close Enough is a surreal take on transitioning from 20-something […]