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Dragons: Riders of Berk – “Dragon Flower” Recap

by The Huntsmanon October 22, 2012
Due to their isolation, the residents of Berk relish every opportunity they get to exchange goods with the outside world. One day the trader Johan arrived to capitalize on their fervor, and sure enough, nearly everybody in town showed up to the docks in order to see what they could get. Of note, Stoick acquired […]
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Review: "G.I. Joe Renegades" Complete First Season Blu-ray Easily Worth a Double-Dip

by Ed Liuon October 22, 2012
I must admit a non-trivial sense of ambivalence on the conclusion of the first and only season of G.I. Joe Renegades. The best compliment I can pay to the show is that I walked into the two-part season premiere as a skeptic and walked out of the two-part season finale as a convert. G.I. Joe […]

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Transformers Prime - "Hard Knocks" Episode 48 Recap

by Neo Yion October 19, 2012
The Autobots race for the remaining Omega Keys. In the end, they discover something unexpected. For the life of me, I will forever be confused by the official plot summary given to “Hard Knocks” because it makes it sound like Knock Out and Starscream would have more screen time than what they actually got. Knock […]
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Dragons: Riders of Berk – “Portrait Of Hiccup As A Buff Man” Recap

by The Huntsmanon October 19, 2012
Hiccup has always done his best to prove his worth to his father, and while he hasn’t always felt appreciated, he was convinced that he had succeeded in doing that. However, when their official father-son portrait was unveiled in the grand hall, Hiccup was disheartened over the fact that Stoick had arranged for Hiccup to […]

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NYCC 2012: Hasbro's "Transformers" Panel Report

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 18, 2012
Thursday was the least crowded day at New York Comic Con, but fans still filled the room for Hasbro’s afternoon panel for the Transformers brand. From Hasbro Studios in Burbank, CA, Transformers Prime producers Jeff Kline and Duane Capizzi were in attendance, as well as Executive Director Brian Lenard and Vice President of Development Mike Vogel. […]
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PR: Cartoon Network Canada and Adult Swim Canada Programming Highlights for November 2012

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2012
CARTOON NETWORK PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS NOVEMBER 2012 CONTINUING NEW SERIES Adventure Time with Finn & Jake (New Episodes) Airs Mondays at 7 p.m. ET/PT Adventure Time with Finn & Jake introduces viewers to unlikely heroes Finn & Jake, buddies who traverse the mystical Land of Ooo and encounter its colorful inhabitants. The best of friends, these […]

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Review: "Mia and the Migoo" Is Miyazaki Minus the Magic

by Maxie Zeuson October 18, 2012
With its child heroine, its fantastical plot, and its strong environmental message, Mia and the Migoo will immediately remind viewers of the work of Hayao Miyazaki (whose name even appears to be referenced in the title character). Alas, this animated French film resembles Fern Gully: The Last Rainforest and other ecologically-minded Hollywood animated fare more […]
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NYCC 2012: "China, IL" Panel - New Characters, Kicking Pigeons, and Anime Porn

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2012
Saturday afternoon brought a panel dedicated to Adult Swim’s China, IL, which played out a lot like the infamous Venture Bros. convention panels in being 20% information and 80% entertainment, where anyone writing a report on it is left saying, “You kind of had to be there” a lot. In attendance were show creator Brad […]

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NYCC 2012: Sunrise Anime Panel Report

by Ed Liuon October 18, 2012
On Friday afternoon, a gathering of talent from Sunrise Animation Studios gathered at New York Comic Con to give anime fans a sample of current and upcoming projects. In attendance were Masayuki Ozaki, director of Sunrise; Akane Hagino, manager of the international sales department; Kazuhiko Tamura, producer of Tiger and Bunny; Dai Otsuka, who does […]
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Sixth Annual "Too Art for TV 6" Exhibition Starts November 9th

by Eileen Cruzon October 17, 2012
The opening reception for the sixth annual Too Art for TV exhibition will take place on Friday, November 9, 6-10pm. The exhibit will run from November 9, 2012 through December 14, 2012. Each year, Too Art for TV features the personal, fine art works of animation industry artists in an attempt to bridge the gap between fine […]