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Anime Limited Launches Kickstarter To Dub and Release ‘Mai Mai Miracle’

by Grant Whiteon February 10, 2014
UK based anime licensor Anime Limited have begun a Kickstarter campaign in order to fund a release of 2009 film Mai Mai Miracle. Receiving the blessing of director Suano Katabuchi (whose credits include Kiki’s Delivery Service and Black Lagoon), the Kickstarter has passed its initial goal and is now on track for an initial stretch […]
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PR: New Music Manager Game ‘Music Inc.’ Takes Centre Stage at London EDITION Launch

by Grant Whiteon February 10, 2014
New Music Manager Game Music Inc. Takes Centre Stage at London EDITION Launch UK Music, the Intellectual Property Office and Aardman Animations launched a brand new app, Music Inc, at the London EDITION hotel last night. The launch was attended by UK Music CEO Jo Dipple, Minister for Intellectual Property Lord Younger, a host of […]

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Review: “The LEGO Movie” – If You Build It, They Will Come

by Grant Whiteon February 10, 2014
LEGO. Do I really need to say any more? The plastic interlocking building toy has been a favourite of generations of kids, winning awards and hearts in equal measure. Pretty much everyone alive today has fond memories of creative play with the stuff, myself included. So when I heard a big budget LEGO movie was […]
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Gotham Gets Young Commish Gordon

by Alex Beanon February 9, 2014
The upcoming new Batman-themed origin series, “Gotham”, on Fox has cast the role of the young Commissioner Gordon. Ben Mackenzie [“The O.C.”] will play Detective James Gordon, who goes on later to become Gotham’s Commissioner Gordon in Batman lore. “Gotham” is expected to debut later in 2014.

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Arrow – Heir To The Demon – Season 2, Episode 13

by Alex Beanon February 6, 2014
Synopsis: Sara’s old League of Assassins pal, Nyssa has come to Starling City to retrieve Sara but Arrow/Oliver objects while Sara’s mere existence is finally revealed to Laurel and Oliver disavows Moira, his mother, seemingly once and for all. Details: Last week it was all about Roy Harper but Roy conveniently disappears and this week, […]
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SyFy Enters DMZ

by Alex Beanon February 5, 2014
There has been a second American Civil War and Manhattan has been turned into a demilitarized zone [DMZ] – such is the scenario for the next SyFy series which will be based on the 72-issue DC [Vertigo] comic of the same name [DMZ] and center on a man who resides in said DMZ. “DMZ” is […]

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PR: Turner Broadcasting Announces Strategic Changes/Expansions to Animation, Kids & Young Adult Networks

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2014
Turner Broadcasting Announces Strategic Changes/Expansions to its Portfolio of Animation, Kids and Young Adult Networks Adult Swim to Expand On-Air Programming Line-up to 8 p.m. on March 31 Cartoon Network Stays On with Original Animated Shorts, Series and Games for Digital Consumption Boomerang to be Aligned Globally as a Family Co-Viewing Network Officially Available to […]
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Conan Conanizes Chrysler Bob Dylan Super Bowl Commercial

by Alex Beanon February 4, 2014
Conan O’Brien parodied the excruciatingly long Chrysler Super Bowl commercial featuring Bob Dylan by adding a few things it left out – like letting Japan handle all our torture anime needs…

ARCHER: Episode 4, Season 5 "Archer Vice: House Call" (airing Monday, February 3, 10:00 pm e/p). Archer has to stage an intervention for Pam that gets derailed by an unwanted guest. Written by Adam Reed. Pictured: (L-R) Krieger (voice of Lucky Yates), Cyril Figgis (voice of Chris Parnell), Lana Kane (voice of Aisha Tyler). FX Network

Archer Vice – House Call – Season 5, Episode 4

by Alex Beanon February 4, 2014
Synopsis: An all in-house episode this week as nobody – except Ron – leaves historic Tunt Manor. Pam continues her cocaine binge and nearly finishes off all the illicit coke while Carol/Cheryl gets turned into country singer wannabe Cherlene via a brain chip implanted by – who else? – Krieger. Details: Pam is still addicted […]
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Straight Outta Brooklyn – Animation Block Party Coming To L.A. For Valentine’s Day

by Alex Beanon February 3, 2014
Valentine’s Day just got more interesting for those of you who happen to reside in Los Angeles as the Brooklyn-based Animation Block Party brings a special Valentine’s Day showcase to the Troubadour club where they will show Valentine’s Day-themed toons from mTV, Nickelodeon and Oscar-nominated cartoonist Bill Plympton amongst others. The Animation Block Valentine’s Day […]