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"Bakugan": I Equip Paper Clip Helper Guy with the Magic Card "Brawling 1-2-3!"

Every few years, a new anime series comes out linked to some toy or card game. It catches on for a few years and then dies out. So far, none have lasted against the original trio of Pokémon, Digimon, and Yu-Gi-Oh! The latest challenger is Bakugan: Battle Brawlers, and it isn’t up to snuff either. […]

"Up", "Fantastic Mr. Fox" and "Coraline" Nominated at the BAFTAs

It has been announced that Up, Fantastic Mr. Fox and Coraline have been nominated for the Orange British Academy Film Awards in the Animated Film category. In addition, Up has been nominated for Original Screenplay, Music and Sound. Fantastic Mr. Fox has also been nominated for Music. The three nominees in the Short Animation category […]

New "Penguins of Madagascar" Special "Dr. Blowhole's Revenge" Premieres Feb 15, 2010

Nickelodeon has announced a new Penguins of Madagascar special titled “Dr. Blowhole’s Revenge” will debut on February 15, 2010, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). In the special, Neil Patrick Harris will guest star as the evil Dr. Blowhole, a malevolent dolphin determined to flood the world to wipe out all land mammals and eliminate the Penguins, […]

It Came From the Great White North!

The residents of Canada are fortunate enough to receive a high-quality, state-funded resource that is critical to life in this modern world, making them the envy of the civilized world and clearly a model to be emulated as soon as practically possible in the United States. I am referring, of course, to the wonderful animation […]

Best Animated Feature of 2009: "Coraline"

This week, Toon Zone News looks back at 2009 by reposting our reviews of what we felt was the best that the year had to offer. Whatever else may be said about 2009, it was an auspicious year for animated features. It brought new films from Pixar (Up) and Hayao Miyazaki (Ponyo); Walt Disney’s return […]

Best New Animated Series of 2009: "Olivia"

This week, Toon Zone News looks back at 2009 by reposting our reviews of what we felt was the best that the year had to offer. The staff felt it was a thin year for new animated series. How thin? Well, we came this close to naming Phineas and Ferb the Best New Animated Series […]

Toonzone Presents 2-Minute "Toy Story 3" Sneak Peek Video Clip

Toonzone News is proud to present the following sneak peek look at Toy Story 3, introduced by director Lee Unkrich. Click the image below to play the clip: Toy Story 3 will be released on June 18, 2010.

Snoopy, Scooby Doo Among Top Pop Culture Dogs Ranked by AKC

The American Kennel Club (AKC) has released its list of the Top 125 Dogs in Pop Culture, with Peanuts‘ Snoopy ranking at #1, followed by Scooby Doo at #3 and Brian Griffin from Family Guy at #10. Other top animated dogs on the list include McGruff the Crime Dog (#15), Clifford the Big Red Dog […]

"Rozen Maiden: Traumend" Is a Few Knick Knacks Short of a Doll House

Maybe I’d care more about doll-on-doll shenanigans if I’d watched the first season of Rozen Maiden before being pitched into its sequel, Rozen Maiden: Traumend. Maybe I’d also be able to regard its premise with something other than vague bemusement. Probably not, though. As near as I can tell, Rozen Maiden is more or less […]

Anime in the Coming Decade

Moe Won’t Die, But It Can Kill Moe is a trend in anime towards the use of underage, often barely-clad heroines with no unique character traits. One of the biggest anime of 2009, maybe even of the decade in Japan if we’re talking merchandise and media sales, was a little slice-of-life show by the name of K-ON. […]

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