Viewster’s Omakase Anime Subscription Launches With “Kill la Kill” Themed Box

by Grant Whiteon October 7, 2015
Following on from a period of beta testing, Viewster have this week launched their Omakase subscription service to the public. Costing $29 for a bi-monthly subscription and currently available in America, Canada & the UK, the service will offer a specially themed and selected box of anime/Japanese merchandise every two months in addition to ad […]

Cartoon Network UK Announces “Anything” App

by Grant Whiteon October 6, 2015
Following on from successful distribution in the US, Cartoon Network UK have announced that the channel’s Anything app will be released in EMEA countries from the end of October. Supported by both iOS and Android, Cartoon Network Anything is focussed on providing a mix of games, activities and clips lasting ten to fifteen seconds on […]


The Pokemon Trading Card Game Expands With XY—BREAKthrough

by Peter Paltridgeon September 23, 2015
The XY line of the Pokemon Trading Card game will get a new boost soon with the expansion XY—BREAKthrough. The line will include over 160 new cards divided into booster packs and two theme decks, Burning Spark and Night Striker. Let’s run down The Pokemon Company’s bullet list…. New BREAK Evolution game mechanic— When a […]
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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce October Highlights

by Grant Whiteon September 16, 2015
It’s treats not tricks with Cartoon Network UK’s October schedule. From Monday 5th-Friday 23rd, fans can catch all new episodes of The Amazing World of Gumball weekdays at 5:30pm and new episodes of Teen Titans Go! at 6:30pm. On Mondays these can be found within the Mega Mondays block, which also has new episodes of […]


Viewster Announces ‘Omakase’ Subscription Service With Exclusive Merchandise & Content

by Grant Whiteon August 18, 2015
After having enjoyed much success and popularity with their range of streaming anime in a number of global territories, streaming site Viewster have announced their next step in servicing anime fans will be the Omakase subscription service. With the name roughly translating as ‘chef’s choice’, the concept has its roots in the success of products […]

Splatoon’s Next Splatfest Is Transformers Themed

by Peter Paltridgeon August 18, 2015
One of the big events in Nintendo’s Wii U shooter Splatoon is the Splatfest, where players take sides on a question of what they prefer and are divided into teams over one weekend based on their choices. So far, the first few Splatfests have featured choices like “Cats vs. Dogs” and “Hot Dogs Vs. Marshmallows.” […]

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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce September Highlights

by Grant Whiteon August 4, 2015
September brings the end of the summer holidays and the start of a new school year. But while the holiday might be over, Cartoon Network are making sure the fun continues on TV. Summer receives a send-off with The Amazing World of Gumball ‘Back to School Weekend’, running 9am-6pm 5th & 6th September and will […]


Gundam UK Fan Convention Under Planning For 2016

by Grant Whiteon July 22, 2015
Japan-Cool, a Leeds based seller for imported ‘Gunpla’ plastic models from the popular Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, have announced plans for a UK Gundam fan convention titled G-Con to be held in 2016. The focus of the event is currently planned to cover such community events as cosplay, movie screenings, a cafe and sales/tutorials of […]

SDCC2015: Skylanders SuperChargers Shifts into High Gear at Comic-Con

by Peter Paltridgeon July 7, 2015
The Skylanders franchise will have a big presence at Comic-Con this weekend. Just try to find a booth without ’em. The Skylanders show floor booth (#121) will be the first locale in the world where fans can get their hands on the new Skylanders SuperChargers Dark Edition, as well as the Wii U exclusive figures […]