Disney Moves “Maleficent” Closer, But “Dinosaur” And “Dory” Farther Away

by Alex Beanon September 19, 2013
With the possibility of trying to lure people into the cinema during 2014 World Cup in Brazil and competing against sequels from entrenched franchises Transformers and Fast & Furious, Disney has decided instead to move Maleficent – its film about the villain from Sleeping Beauty and starring Angelina Jolie – back to a May 30, […]

Review: “Martian Successor Nadesico” Complete DVD Boxset – A Truly Super Robot Show

by KarlOlsonon September 18, 2013
In the post-Evangelion landscape, mecha anime became even more serious, deeply philosophical and emotionally overwrought. I say even more, because really those wheels had been set in motion since Gundam, which marked a major shift away from super robots as toyetic kids shows, and towards “war is hell” allegories. However, post-Evangelion, stories tended to be […]


PR: Saban Brands’ New Preschool Series “Julius Jr” to Premiere on Nick Jr. on Sept. 29, 2013

by Ed Liuon September 17, 2013
Saban Brands’ All-New Animated Preschool Series, Julius Jr., to Premiere on Nick Jr. Sunday, Sept. 29, at 11 AM (ET/PT) Los Angeles, CA (September 16, 2013) – Saban Brands and Nick Jr. today announced that Julius Jr., the all-new animated preschool series inspired by the Paul Frank family of characters, will debut Sunday, Sept. 29, […]

New Clips Released from “Slugterra: Slug Power!” DVD

by Ed Liuon September 17, 2013
Shout! Factory has released several new video clips from Slugterra: Slug Power!, the next DVD collecting Disney XD/Nerd Corps’ Slugterra. Slugterra: Slug Power! is available now. For more details, check out Toonzone’s review of the DVD.


The Legend of Korra – “The Southern Lights” Episode 14 Recap

by Neo Yion September 17, 2013
Korra must journey to a remote part of the South Pole to open the portal to the spiritual world.   It’s almost weird to see the gang traveling again after season one firmly kept the entire cast in one location. Republic City was gorgeous, but I never got the feeling I was really seeing enough […]

The Legend of Korra – “Rebel Spirit” Episode 13 Recap

by Neo Yion September 17, 2013
Six months have passed since Amon’s invasion, but Avatar Korra has her work cut out for her. Spirits have invaded the physical plane and it’s up to the Avatar to restore balance once more. The Legend of Korra started off very strong and largely kept a consistently compelling story. There were only two factors that […]


“Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch” to Premiere on the Hub on October 12, 2013

by Ed Liuon September 17, 2013
The Hub Network has set the premiere for the new CGI series Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch on Saturday, October 12, 2013, at 12:00 PM (EST). The series promises to update the iconic Archie Comics heroine as she grapples with her half-human, half-witch heritage in addition to navigating the shoals of high school and […]

“South Park,” “Croissant de Triomphe,” Lily Tomlin Take Home 2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards

by Ed Liuon September 16, 2013
The 2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards were granted, with the following winners in categories with animated properties in contention: Outstanding Animated Program: South Park “Raising The Bar” (Comedy Central/Central Productions) Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program: “Disney Mickey Mouse Croissant de Triomphe” ( Television Animation) Outstanding Voice-Over Performance: Lily Tomlin – An Apology to Elephants (HBO/HBO Family) […]

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The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Voice” Recap

by The Huntsmanon September 16, 2013
When Darwin and Gumball receive a threatening message on Elmore Plus, they decide to apologize to everybody that they have wronged in order to put their minds at ease. Will it be enough to stop their tormentor? While I’m not happy with how often Gumball has had its airing date changed this season, I am […]

Cartoon Network Premiere Clips & Stills for Week of Sept 16, 2013: “Adventure Time,” “Regular Show,” “Dragons,” & More

by Ed Liuon September 14, 2013
Cartoon Network has provided the following clips, stills, and episode details for new episodes premiering in the week of September 16, 2013. All times provided are Eastern/Pacific. ADVENTURE TIME “The Vault” – Premieres Sept 16, 2013, at 7:00 PM On this week’s episode of Adventure Time, Monday, September 16 at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT)…”The Vault” — […]