Review: “Kaijudo: Dragonstrike” is the Wrong Kind of Burn

by Ed Liuon May 1, 2013
The best compliment I can pay to Hasbro Studios’ Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters is that I don’t think I would have guessed the show was based on a trading card game if the studio hadn’t told me so when it sent over the series premiere screener episode. Its inventive monsters and structured alternate […]

Toonzone Interviews Andrew Robinson and David Colman on “Kaijudo: Rise of the Duel Masters”

by Ed Liuon May 1, 2013
David Colman is a character designer, development artist, and story artist, with an Emmy Award to his name for his work on Cartoon Network’s Class of 3000. He has earned credits on shows as varied as Adult Swim’s The Boondocks and Fox’s The Cleveland Show, and has also worked for Disney, Sony, and the Jim […]


Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay Featured in New “Team Umizoomi” Spot

by Ed Liuon April 30, 2013
Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay has been tapped to appear in a new ad for Nickelodeon’s pre-school show Team Umizoomi: OFFICIAL RELEASE Kitchen Nightmares star, celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is featured in a brand-new TV spot for Nickelodeon’s hit animated preschool math series, Team Umizoomi. In the spot, Ramsay notices a strawberry shortcake is not built […]

PR: Matt Bomer and Stana Katic Discuss Playing Superman and Lois Lane in “Superman: Brainiac”

by Ed Liuon April 30, 2013
Castle‘s Stana Katic and White Collar’s Matt Bomer have been interviewed about their roles in Superman: Unbound in the following video interview clips from Warner Home Video, along with a new clip from the movie featuring the two actors in their roles as Lois Lane and Superman/Clark Kent (no prizes for guessing which actor plays […]


PR: Nickelodeon UK Masters The Elements With “The Legend of Korra”

by Grant Whiteon April 29, 2013
London, UK – 29th April, 2013 – From the creators of the Hit Series Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra is set to premiere on Nickelodeon on Sunday, 7th July at 9:00am. The mythology from the critically acclaimed Avatar series continues in the new animation which follows a new Avatar named Korra, a […]

PR: “Disney’s Planes” Set to Take Off at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2013

by Ed Liuon April 29, 2013
DISNEY’S PLANES SET TO TAKE OFF AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH 2013 Special preview screening set at Fly-In Theater on Friday, August 2 EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. – (April 29, 2013) – Everyone knows that Oshkosh becomes the busiest airport in the world the week of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh (July 29-August 4), and that airplanes […]


PR: Stana Katic Discusses Voicing Lois Lane for “Superman: Unbound”

by Ed Liuon April 28, 2013
Castle‘s Stana Katic is the latest subject for press release interviews from Warner Home Video about her role in Superman: Unbound, as intrepid reporter Lois Lane. Superman: Unbound will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on May 7, 2013. For more details, check out Toonzone’s earlier coverage here.

PR: Nickelodoen Preschool Celebrates Mother’s Day With Brand-New Peter Rabbit Premiering Wednesday, May 8th

by spidey4545on April 26, 2013
NICKELODEON PRESCHOOL CELEBRATES MOTHER’S DAY WITH BRAND-NEW PETER RABBIT PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, AT 12PM (ET/PT) NEW YORK, April 26, 2013 – Nickelodeon pays tribute to mothers with a brand-new episode of the hit CG-animated preschool series, Peter Rabbit, premiering Wednesday, May 8, at 12 p.m. (ET/PT). The half-hour adventure follows Peter and his best […]


Aardman and Studiocanal Team for “Shaun the Sheep” Movie

by Ed Liuon April 26, 2013 reports that the UK’s Aardman Animation Studios and France’s Studiocanal have teamed for a Shaun the Sheep feature film, to be written and directed by Richard Starzak and Mark Burton. The movie is said to center on Shaun and his flock mounting a rescue mission into the big city to save their slightly oblivious […]

Review: “The Transformers: The Japanese Collection” Not in Mint Condition

by Chad Boninon April 26, 2013
Three series, found deep within the back closets of Japan, have never before aired in America. Three series offer three widely-different takes on the eras of machine versus machine. Three series, each focusing on successive battles of Autobots and Decepticons, starring three different leaders, three different bad guys, three different gimmicks. The Transformers: The Japanese […]