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Peeking at Disney’s (Animated) Shorts with Producer Dorothy McKim

by Ed Liuon August 18, 2015
Dorothy McKim has been with Walt Disney Animation Studios since 1988, where she earned her first credit as Production Supervisor on Oliver and Company. Since then, she has worked her way up the ranks as Production Supervisor on Beauty and the Beast and The Rescuers Down Under, Director of Production on Hercules, Tarzan, and The […]
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Otakon 2015: Roundtable Interview With Director Ei Aoki & Producers Toshiyuki Nagano, Shizuka Kurosaki

by Todd DuBoison August 10, 2015
Ei Aoki, Toshiyuki Nagano and Shizuka Kurosaki are a trio that hail from a younger, up-and-coming generation in the anime industry today. In her early career as a producer at the major Japanese production company Aniplex, Ms. Kurosaki has been involved in the supernatural thriller film series The Garden of Sinners, the recently completed fantasy […]

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Otakon 2015: Press Conference With Voice Actress Romi Park

by Todd DuBoison August 10, 2015
Born and raised in Tokyo, Korean-Japanese voice actress Romi Park is one of the most prolific performers in her field, with years of experience doing voiceover work for for not only Japanese animation but also Japanese dubs for other cartoons (most notably Finn the human from Cartoon Network’s Adventure Time), video games, movies and television programs. […]
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Otakon 2015: Press Conference With Dragon Ball Actors Sean Schemmel and Christopher Sabat

by Todd DuBoison August 10, 2015
Two of the leading stars of the English voice cast for the Dragon Ball franchise, Sean Schemmel and Christopher Sabat have performed a large number of roles for the property’s various iterations over the years. Mr. Schemmel has played the lead hero Son Goku througout FUNimation’s dub as well as the major role of King Kai, […]

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Getting Weird on “Pig Goat Banana Cricket” with Johnny Ryan and Dave Cooper

by Ed Liuon August 6, 2015
Johnny Ryan and Dave Cooper are renowned in indie comics, with the former creating Angry Youth Comix and the “Blecky Yuckerella” comic strip, and the latter creating the graphic novels Suckle, Crumple, and Weasel. However, the very adult nature of these books didn’t keep them from collaborating together to create comic strips for Nickelodeon Magazine […]
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SDCC2015: “Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem” Roundtable Interview

by Christopher Glennonon August 4, 2015
Set to be released on August 18, 2015, Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem is the second in the line of Batman Unlimited movies. During San Diego Comic Con 2015, Toonzone News and other members of the press sat down with writer Heath Corson and actors Roger Craig Smith (Batman), Will Friedle (Nightwing), and Dave B. Mitchell […]

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Toonzone News Chat With “Space Dandy” Writer Kimiko Ueno At MCM Manchester Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon August 4, 2015
Known for scripting some of the most popular episodes of Shinichiro Watanabe’s latest hit Space Dandy, Kimiko Ueno attended the recent MCM Manchester Comic Con as a guest of Anime Limited. Toonzone News was given the opportunity to pose some brief questions to Ueno about her career and work on the show. TOONZONE NEWS: What […]
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SDCC2015: The Marvel Animation Presents Panel

by Christopher Glennonon August 4, 2015
Cort Lane (VP, current series Marvel Animation Studios), wearing a stylish Groot hat, was joined with Eric Radomski (SVP, production and creative director, animation) and Stephen Wacker (VP, current series Marvel Animation Studios) to lead San Diego Comic Con 2015’s Marvel Animation Presents panel. Avengers Assemble, which is currently airing a five part Squadron Supreme […]

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Otakon 2015: Voice Actor and Director Christopher Sabat on “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F”, Broadcast Dubs

by Todd DuBoison August 3, 2015
A true veteran of the voice acting industry, Christopher Sabat is both a prolific actor and an experienced voice director in his own right. In addition to owning the game audio and voice-over production studio Okratron 5000 in Dallas, Texas Mr. Sabat is known for numerous English roles in such Japanese cartoons as One Piece […]
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SDCC2015: “LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom” Attack of the Roundtable Interview

by Christopher Glennonon August 3, 2015
Set to be released on August 25, 2015, LEGO DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Attack of the Legion of Doom will be the fourth LEGO movie starring DC heroes. During San Diego Comic Con 2015, Toonzone News and other members of the press sat down with writer Jim Krieg, producer Brandon Vietti, and voice […]