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Animation Abroad – Giggle Garage’s Origanimals

by Joshua Baileyon February 23, 2017
There are a great many preschool cartoons in existence, which is why it is important for new ones to stand out.  Origanimals, by Giggle Garage Animations in Malaysia, certainly succeeded in standing out.  Its visual style charmed me back when I first came across it last year; I adored the way that the characters and […]

Animation Abroad – Rainbow Cat & Blue Rabbit

by Joshua Baileyon February 17, 2017
It has four seasons, a theatrical movie and a number of spin-off cartoons, yet chances are, you’ve never even heard of it. Its dramatic themes briefly got it banned in its home country of China, with scenes depicting numerous bloody wounds, on-screen deaths and even torture. 虹猫蓝兔, which translates to Rainbow Cat & Blue Rabbit, […]

Animation Abroad – Glue Studios’ Rimba Racer

by Joshua Baileyon February 7, 2017
It’s often easy for even the most avid fan of animation to overlook a great deal of what the world has to offer. We may live in the age of digital distribution, but most animated programs that are created never get the chance to be seen by audiences outside of their home countries. It is […]

George Takei To Voice New Character in “Teeny Titans” Game

by Grant Whiteon June 20, 2016
Oh my! George Takei, famous for playing Sulu in the Star Trek franchise and his work for promoting gay rights, will be appearing as a brand new character in Cartoon Network’s new app game Teeny Titans. Based on the Teen Titans Go! animated series, Robin has become addicted to a new figure based collectable battling […]

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Brad Bird Wants To Make A Hand-Drawn 2D Animated Horror Movie

by Peter Paltridgeon September 21, 2015
Few present-day names are more revered in animation than Brad Bird, who was responsible for The Iron Giant and The Incredibles. Lately, however, he’s been shifting his attention to the genre of live-action, where he hasn’t been so lucky, his latest effort being the box office flop Tomorrowland. Perhaps this is why he’s returning to […]

Chris O’Dowd Narrates New Nick Jr. UK Show “Puffin Rock”

by Grant Whiteon April 24, 2015
Irish actor and comedian Chris O’Dowd (The IT Crowd, Moone Boy) will be taking the role of narrator in Nick Jr’s new animated series Puffin Rock. Produced by an alliance of Oscar nominated Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon, Penguin Random House Children’s publishing and Dog Ears media, the series focuses on the puffling Oona and […]

‘ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks’ Coming To Nick Jr. UK This April

by Grant Whiteon March 16, 2015
BAGDASARIAN PRODUCTION’S FAMOUS CHIPMUNKS MAKE A PITCH PERFECT DEBUT ON NICK JR. IN NEW SERIES ALVINNN!!! AND THE CHIPMUNKS Go nuts for Alvin, Simon, Theodore and the Chipettes in the animated series ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks premiering this April. London, 16th March 2015 – The world-renowned Chipmunks are bringing havoc and humour to Nick Jr. […]
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PR: Nickelodeon UK Opens Its Doors To First Ever Digital Series: Welcome to the Wayne

by Grant Whiteon December 12, 2014
NICKELODEON OPENS ITS DOORS TO FIRST EVER DIGITAL SERIES:WELCOME TO THE WAYNE Expect quirky, crazy and hilarious adventures at the tip of your finger with Welcome to the Wayne available on the Nick App,nick.co.uk and nicktoons.co.uk from Monday 22nd December 2014  London, Friday 12th November 2014 – Nickelodeon UK is to launch its first animated […]

Review: “Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion” – Whaddya got?

by Grant Whiteon October 3, 2014
I love Star Wars. You love Star Wars. Even that crazy old guy down the street who says his teeth are talking to him loves Star Wars. It’s a cultural icon and mythology that few other sci-fi or movie series can compete with. Although people might have their misgivings about the prequel trilogy that finished […]

PR: Prepare To Loaf Out Loud As Nickelodeon UK Delivers New Animation ‘Breadwinners’

by Grant Whiteon August 20, 2014
  PREPARE TO LOAF OUT LOUD AS NICKELODEON DELIVERS NEW ANIMATION BREADWINNERS Expect hilarious escapades, high energy and booty-shaking music in plucky new series Breadwinners, premiering on Monday 22nd September at 4:30pm only on Nicktoons London, 20th August 2014 – New animated comedy Breadwinners follows SwaySway and Buhdeuce, two hilarious ducks who operate a bread […]