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PR: Shaun The Sheep 3 Returns With 20 Brand New Adventures!

by Grant Whiteon February 21, 2013
Bristol UK, Thursday 21st February – Shaun the Sheep makes his highly anticipated return to the UK small screen this month with twenty brand new episodes – proving that life is never dull on Mossybottom Farm. Shaun and the gang return at the end of February, Monday – Friday from 25th February at 3.15pm on […]
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Adventure Time – “Bad Little Boy” Recap

by on February 20, 2013
One of Ice King’s regular readings of his gender-swapped fanfiction is interrupted by Marceline, who finds fault in his horrible writing ability. She decides to take over the story, telling it in her own way and introducing her male counterpart, bad-boy rocker Marshall Lee, to the story. Marshall decides to string Fionna along and play […]

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Review: “Slugterra: Return of the Shane Gang”: Saddle Up With This Posse

by Ed Liuon February 20, 2013
I can enjoy the latest incarnations of DC or Marvel superheroes or revivals like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or G.I. Joe, but shows that strike out in new directions and create new properties are going to get a bit more critical slack just because they are creating something new. Disney TV animation has been […]
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New “DC Nation” Clips & Stills for February 23, 2013, Premieres: “DC Nation’s Farm League,” “Green Lantern: TAS,” “Young Justice”

by Ed Liuon February 20, 2013
Warner Bros Animation has released the following new video clips and stills from the DC Nation premiere episodes debuting on February 23, 2013, starting at 10:00 AM (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network. Click on any thumbnail image to enlarge. DC Nation’s Farm League “Episode 2” GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES “Larfleeze” PLOT SYNOPSIS: The crew of […]

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PR: Superheroes Gather in Asia For Toonami Launch

by on February 19, 2013
SUPERHEROES GATHER IN ASIA FOR TOONAMI LAUNCH Regional campaign features events, competitions and online fan engagement HONG KONG (February 19, 2013) – Toonami, the newest action brand from Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific, is ramping up its presence with several marketing initiatives to get pulses racing around the region. As part of the launch campaign, […]
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Review: In “Shangri-La,” Paradise Is Where You Find It

by on February 18, 2013
One of the things I like and respect about anime is the willingness of so many of its producers to tackle unusual stories and situations. Unlike most American productions, which even at their most challenging often trot out the same few very familiar character types and situations, anime series aren’t always afraid of baffling viewers […]

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My Little Pony – Can Alicorns be Magic?

by on February 16, 2013
Well, it finally happened.  After months of speculation, leaks, then an official announcement, we’ve now witnessed Twilight Sparkle become an alicorn princess.  What did I think of how it was pulled off?  Aesthetically not too bad, story-wise exceptionally lifeless and didactic.  It was as if the whole “destiny” part was an afterthought compared to the […]
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My Little Pony: The Alicorn Cometh – A Neigh-Sayers View

by on February 16, 2013
There weren’t a whole lot of us who watched My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic back when it premiered in 2010.  After all, it was a My Little Pony cartoon, and the new network it was premiering on was owned in part by a toy company.  Many believed that it would be just as bad […]

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Review: “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic – Magical Mystery Cure:” You Say Why, I Say “I Don’t Know”

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
If you’ve been paying any attention at all to the Hub, it’s not going to be much of a surprise that the season finale of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, “Magical Mystery Cure,” promises a big change to the status quo of the show. Ads have been running for at least two weeks and […]
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Toonzone Goes to Toy Fair 2013: Fourth Salvo – Ty, Tomy, Jakks Pacific

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2013
The Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair descended onto the Jacob K. Javits convention center from February 10-13, 2013, and Toonzone was there to get a look at new and upcoming toys licensed from your favorite animation properties (and a bunch of other cool, shiny stuff that just attracted my attention). Thanks to all the PR […]