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Steven Universe Marble Madness

SDCC 2016: “Steven Universe” Interviews with Rebecca Sugar, Ian Jones-Quartey, Zach Callison, and the Crystal Gems

by Christopher Glennonon August 12, 2016
Steven Universe, the show of a boy named Steven with a magical Gem in his bellybutton and the adventures he has with the Crystal Gems Garnet, Amethyst, and Pearl, is not only airing new episodes all summer but also had a huge musical panel at San Diego Comic Con 2016. Toonzone News, along with other […]
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SDCC 2016: The Cartoon Network “Steven Universe” Panel

by Christopher Glennonon August 11, 2016
Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe has been steadily gaining popularity since it premiered in 2013. The fact that Comic Con devoted an entire panel to it in the massive Indigo Ballroom is a testament to the show’s power and strong fan base. One of the things the show has come to be known for is its […]

Elena of Avalor Season 2

Disney’s “Elena of Avalor” Renewed for Second Season

by Ed Liuon August 11, 2016
ELENA OF AVALOR CONTINUES HER REIGN INTO SEASON TWO ON DISNEY CHANNEL AND DISNEY JUNIOR A second season of the animated series “Elena of Avalor,” a story inspired by diverse Latin cultures and folklore, has been greenlit into production after its notable premiere on Disney Channel and Disney Junior last month. The Princess Elena character […]
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Nickelodeon Announces “Rocko’s Modern Life” TV Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon August 11, 2016
Today, August 11, 2016, is the 25th anniversary of Nicktoons! It was during this very morning that Doug, Rugrats, and Ren & Stimpy premiered on the kids’ cable channel, the first completely original cartoons to be created specifically for the network. Then came Rocko’s Modern Life, and following that, an endless stream of cartoon creations, […]

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How To Be Batman, By Kevin Conroy

by Peter Paltridgeon August 10, 2016
There have been many Batmen over the 75-plus years he’s existed, but the one universally beloved Dark Knight is Kevin Conroy. Conroy has now gotten to play Batman for far longer than any other actor, and in more roles than anyone else by far. What’s his secret, anyway? This is the advice he told IGN […]
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Moho 12 Animation Software, Formerly Anime Studio, Now Available

by Eileen Cruzon August 10, 2016
Smith Micro released the latest version of their animation creation software, Moho 12, today. Moho 12, formerly Anime Studio, is available in Debut and Pro versions. Debut allows aspiring animators to test the waters without making a significant financial investment. Pro is the contains additional features not available in Debut that increase function and workflow speed for […]

Voltron Legendary Defender

SDCC 2016: “Voltron Legendary Defender” Interviews With Joaquim Dos Santos, Lauren Montgomery, and Tim Hedrick

by Christopher Glennonon August 10, 2016
Joaquim Dos Santos, executive producer on Voltron Legendary Defender, is known for character designing and directing DC DTV movies such as Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam and directing TV shows Justice League and Avatar the Last Airbender. Lauren Montgomery, Voltron Legendary Defender co-executive producer, also served as supervising producer on The Legend of Korra […]
Voltron Legendary Defender

SDCC 2016: Dreamworks’s “Voltron Legendary Defender” Netflix Original Series Panel

by Christopher Glennonon August 10, 2016
DreamWorks’ Voltron revival, Voltron Legendary Defender, presented a panel of the cast and crew at Comic Con. Executive producer Joaquim Dos Santos, co-executive producer Lauren Montgomery, and head writer Tim Hedrick were joined by surprise guest Steven Yeun (Keith), to discuss the series. The panelists discussed how they were introduced to Voltron, whether vague memories […]

Boy and the World

Review: “Boy and the World” – A Beauty from Brazil

by slaion August 10, 2016
Boy and the World is one of Brazil’s first animated features, earning an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature earlier this year. It showcases the world through the eyes and drawings of a child. We start out in the rainforest jungle, seen through the boy’s eyes at first, which is depicted with simplistic forms, shapes, and an […]