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Otakon 2014: Tony Oliver's Adventures in Voice Acting

by Weathermanon August 25, 2014
Tony Oliver, voice of numerous anime and video game characters over the many years of his career, gave a panel presentation on some of the ways to train yourself to be a voice actor. His first piece of advice, as is heard from pretty much any voice actor that on “How do you become a […]
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Otakon 2014: Charlene Ingram, Stephanie Sheh and Robbie Daymond Discuss the "Sailor Moon" Redub

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison August 18, 2014
Sailor Moon has spent years in the status most vexing for English-speaking animation fans: that of the fondly remembered classic out of print, kept unavailable by a seemingly intractable “licensing hell.” All that began to change starting in 2011 when Naoko Takeuchi’s original classic shoujo manga was reprinted and retranslated by Kodansha Comics USA. Then […]

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Otakon 2014: FUNimation Announces "Hellsing Ultimate 9 & 10" and more

by Weathermanon August 9, 2014
At Otakon 2014, FUNimation made numerous licensing announcements, both for new and re-licensed properties, as well as cast announcements and a number of home video releases. The biggest new license announcement was the final two episodes, 9 and 10, of Hellsing Ultimate. They also announced the full rights for Black Butler: Book of Murder OVA. […]
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Otakon 2014: Thoughts on Friday

by Weathermanon August 9, 2014
Well, so far so good this year. The weather is pretty decent if a touch humid, the con funk is minimal, and I think the registration line is finally gone, but I could be wrong about that. Apparently there were folks in line until after midnight Thursday who were told that they couldn’t get their […]

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Otakon 2014: The Prelims

by Weathermanon August 8, 2014
Night before the con. The anticipation. The lines. The….sirens. Yep, it’s Otakon time again. Hey, it’s Baltimore, sirens come with the territory. Hopefully not like the last time I stayed in this particular hotel, the Renaissance Harborplace, since the last time I stayed here for Otakon was 2001… the year Baltimore kinda…well…exploded…during the con. Seriously, […]
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"Patema Inverted" Opens August 29, 2014, at IFC Center in NYC

by Ed Liuon July 29, 2014
PATEMA INVERTED OPENS August 29, 2014 AT THE FOLLOWING THEATER IN NEW YORK CITY: IFC CENTER 323 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10014 Time of Eve director Yasuhiro Yoshiura is a perspective-twisting sci-fi adventure about two kids separated by opposite gravities. Patema lives in an underground world of tunnels, the long-abandoned ruins of […]

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Viz Media Has Plans For 2014 Comic Con

by Alex Beanon July 22, 2014
Viz Media Has Plans For 2014 Comic Con Viz Media will be appearing at the 2014 Comic Con this week in San Diego and that means attendees will see plenty of Naruto Shippuden, Catbug [“Bravest Warriors”], Hello Kitty, Sailor Moon and Doraemon throughout the week at the Viz Media Booth 2813. In addition, Viz Media […]
Kether Donohue in You're the Worst

Kether Donohue On Voice Acting, Pitch Perfect, and Her New FX Comedy 'You're The Worst'

by Shawn Hopkinson July 16, 2014
Toonzone recently got a chance to talk to Kether Donohue, one of the stars of the upcoming FX comedy, You’re The Worst. You might have seen Kether in one of her roles, such as the girl with the cute haircut in a memorable iPhone 4 commercial or the mean choral leader in Pitch Perfect, or at least heard […]

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Review: "Date A Live" Decidedly NOT Second-Date Material

by macattackon July 9, 2014
Oh, Japan. My love/hate relationship with you will likely never end. Date A Live is based on a light novel series of the same name that is currently running in Japan. 30 years before the start of the series, the first of many “spacequakes” claimed the lives of 150 million people. Date A Live is […]
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FUNimation Acquires "FREE! - Eternal Summer"

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2014
FUNimation Entertainment acquires FREE!- Eternal Summer Flower Mound, TX –(6/27/14)– FUNimation Entertainment announced today at that it has acquired simulcast and home video rights for Free! -Eternal Summer-, the new continuation of the hit swimming anime that made waves across the internet. Episode one will premiere this coming Wednesday, July 2, at 11:30 AM EST […]