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Hello Kitty Is Actually Kitty White

by Alex Beanon August 27, 2014
Hello Kitty was created by Sanrio in Japan in 1974, not as a cat, but rather, as a little girl/cartoon character named Kitty White. According to University of Hawai’i anthropologist Christine Yano, who will curate the Hello Kitty 40th Anniversary exhibit at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles next month, Kitty White is […]
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Turtle Power: A Definitive History Of TheTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Trailer

by Alex Beanon August 12, 2014
With the newly rebooted version of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise bringing in millions of dollars at the theaters this month, Paramount has released the DVD “Turtle Power: A Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”. The trailer below depicts their initial meetings with Playmates Toys…

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SDCC2014 LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Video Reveals Voiceover Cast

by Shawn Hopkinson July 28, 2014
LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham takes the superhero action beyond Gotham and into outer space. In exploring a much wider part of the D.C. universe it will feature a ton of LEGO versions of DC superheroes and villains. And it will also feature a ton of voices that will be familiar voices to D.C. and […]
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SDCC2014: Activsion Announces Fancy 'Eon's Elite' Skylanders

by Shawn Hopkinson July 25, 2014
If regular Skylanders aren’t fancy enough for you, Activision has you covered. Announced during the Skylanders panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego, the new “Eon’s Elite” Skylander’s line will present old Skylanders re-painted in a metallic scheme with a gold base. In addition to being more blinged out, these elite versions will also be up […]

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SDCC2014: Skylanders Trap Team Preview

by Eileen Cruzon July 25, 2014
Skylanders Trap Team SDCC2014 Preview Update:  7/25/2014 – While at Comic-Con (SDCC2014), we were able to preview another level in Skylanders Trap Team, watch interested children engage with the game and play a little bit of one of the levels ourselves. During the demo Activision presented Skylanders Trap Team on the Wii U. The characters showcased […]
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Mondo Bringing Toys To Comic Con

by Alex Beanon July 21, 2014
Mondo is generally known for its geek apparel and posters – especially its dedication to film and television minutiae such as its t-shirt line based on the carpet patterns from the film, “The Shining”. But now the company will be expanding to toy lines and will be bringing its wares to this year’s annual convention […]

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PR: Skylanders Goes 'Dark' at Comic-Con International: San Diego

by Shawn Hopkinson July 21, 2014
At this week’s Comic-Con International in San Diego, Activision will be showing off a “Dark Edition” of its Skylanders Trap Team line. The Trap Team line allows players to capture villains from the game and imprison them in toy traps that play back sounds that make it seem as if the bad guys are stuck inside. […]
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Comic Con 2014: Selected Animated Schedule

by Alex Beanon July 14, 2014
Comic Con 2014: Selected Animated Schedule The 2014 version of the annual Comic Con in San Diego is just around the corner and since just about everybody who is anybody in the major animation television industry will be making their presence known, ToonZone has provided a selected schedule of most of the big television names […]

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Nickelodeon Bringing TMNT Action Figures To Comic Con

by Alex Beanon July 10, 2014
Nickelodeon will be bringing a slew of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle-themed exclusive action figures to the Comic Con in San Diego in a few weeks. Included in the Comic Con action figure booty for Nickelodeon will be a pair based on the Michelangelo and Raphael characters. The 2014 Comic Con will be held at the […]
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Peppa Pig Gobbles Up Russia And Ukraine

by Alex Beanon June 25, 2014
Popular British children’s animation series “Peppa Pig” is already shown on television stations in both Russia and Ukraine but both countries are set to be invaded by Peppa Pig merchandise as the E1 Studio responsible for producing it will expand their licensing agreement that will have plush toys, wooden toys and bath toys coming to […]