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Review: “My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic: Royal Pony Wedding” Is a Date You Should Save

by Shawn Hopkinson August 14, 2012
Bronies. If you follow cartoons and aren’t already a brony yourself, you’re probably sick of hearing about them, but let me indulge everyone else. A brony is an adult male fan of My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic. I guess I’m one. I’m 36, I like the show, and I started a brony group here […]
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World Champions Crowned at the 2012 Pokémon World Championships

by Eileen Cruzon August 13, 2012
The 2012 Pokémon World Championships took place over the weekend in Hawaii and the competition results are in! Winners of the tournament earned the title of Pokémon World Champion, received a special Pikachu World Championships trophy, and collectively earned over $100,000 in scholarships. Further, The Pokémon Company International will choose a select number of Pokémon World Championships […]

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Review: “Black Lagoon Series 1 & Series 2 (UK DVD Editions)”: Can’t Keep A Silencer On This

by Grant Whiteon August 13, 2012
Rokuro Okajima is a young man at the end of his rope: After getting through college he has found himself seemingly trapped in a menial job within a Tokyo conglomerate, and things look set to end in a pitiful whimper for him when, during an assignment to transport an important disc across the South China […]
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Dragons: Riders of Berk – “How To Start A Dragon Academy” Recap

by The Huntsmanon August 10, 2012
All seemed to be going well in the town of Berk after Hiccup secured peace between the dragons and the vikings. However, while the dragons are no longer the menace that they used to be, they are still quite the nuisance, with many villagers distraught over the damage that routinely befalls their village. One viking […]

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Turner Classic Movies to Air Classic Animated Films on October 21, 2012

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison August 10, 2012
The cable television channel Turner Classic Movies has scheduled multiple older animated works for a six-hour broadcast on Sunday, October 21, 2012. The network’s Robert Osborne will co-host the programming with animation historian and producer Jerry Beck. At this time, TCM plans the following schedule: 8 PM Eastern / 5 PM Pacific: Max Fleischer’s Gulliver’s […]
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BusinessWeek On DreamWorks Animation’s Acquisition of Classic Media

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison August 10, 2012
Bloomberg News’ BusinessWeek recently covered DreamWorks Animation’s successful bid to purchase Classic Media for $155 million, a move which gave ownership of to a wide array of intellectual property including Rocky & Bullwinkle, Casper the friendly ghost, VeggieTales, Richie Rich, Felix the Cat, Mr. Peabody and more. The studio is already drawing on this catalog […]

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Oscar-nominated Film “Chico and Rita” Coming to U.S. DVD and Blu-ray on Sept 18, 2012

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison August 10, 2012
Cinedigm Entertainment has solicited Fernando Trueba and Javier Marisca’s Spanish-animated feature film Chico and Rita for home video release in the United States on September 18, 2012 and for digital release on August 21st. The film was nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 2011 Academy Awards alongside the winner Rango, A Cat in Paris, […]
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DreamWorks Animation to Develop $3.1B Cultural and Entertainment District in Shanghai

by Ed Liuon August 9, 2012
The New York Times reports that DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc, has announced plans to build a $3.1 billion cultural and entertainment district in Shanghai with a multi-building complex stretching over six large city blocks on the banks of the Huangpu River. Titled “the Dream Center,” the complex aims to rival the Broadway theater district in […]

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Review: “Cat Planet Cuties” Scratches Playfully

by Chad Boninon August 9, 2012
They’re coming to visit us! The Catians are Earth’s first contact with an alien species, and they look a lot like us. Except for the cat ears. And cat tails. And apparently predominantly females that can go into heat. They’ve fallen into the lap of Kio Kakazu, a guy who just likes to make films […]
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Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 Trailer and More

by Eileen Cruzon August 9, 2012
Pokémon has released an animated teaser trailer featuring characters from the Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 video games. The trailer features the main boy character and various characters he’ll meet and battle along the way, including his rival. Pokémon Black Version 2 and Pokémon White Version 2 will take players back to the […]