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CLIP: “Sailor Moon Crystal” Teaser Video and Gallery

by Todd "GWOtaku" 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. […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Kids / The Fan” Recap

by Joshua Baileyon 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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…

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 […]

Netflix Goes All Adult Swim With Bojack Horseman

by Alex Beanon June 3, 2014
Netflix released their first trailer for “Bojack Horseman” – their 12-episode Adult Swimesque animated series which will launch on August 22, 2014. The series voice-stars Will Arnett as the lead character, Bojack, a talking horse who was once the star of a hit sitcom [a la Wilbur from “Mr. Ed”] but who is now just […]

PR: New York International Children’s Film Festival Announces 2015 Festival Dates & Call for Entries

by Ed Liuon June 3, 2014
NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2015 FESTIVAL DATES AND CALL FOR ENTRIES SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR THE OSCAR®-QUALIFYING FESTIVAL NYC EVENT TO TAKE PLACE FEBRUARY 27 – MARCH 22, 2015 May 29, 2014 – New York, NY – The 2015 New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival (NYICFF) will take place February 27 through March […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2014: Aniplex Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 2, 2014
Hosted by Yosuke Kodaka, Aniplex US’ Licensing Manager, the panel began with a brief video montage of popular titles that Aniplex were involved with including Kill La Kill. Stating that it was the companies first time hosting a UK panel, he asked for a show of hands to gauge awareness of the company over here […]

Achtung! Germany Has Very Efficient World Cup Cartoons

by Alex Beanon June 2, 2014
Germany expects to win the 2014 World Cup and perhaps no media corporation is more certain of that outcome than Tele 5, which has commissioned a live daily animation show called “Hoggschde Konzentration” to comedically follow the daily events of the German men’s national team as they compete in Brazil beginning next week. There will […]