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Gundam UK Fan Convention ‘G-Con’ Catapults Into Action This September

by Grant Whiteon August 23, 2016
After much preparation the fan run Gundam convention G-Con is set to launch in the UK this September. Celebrating the popular Japanese sci-fi war drama, G-Con is the first UK fan convention for the franchise. Organised by model kit importer Japan:Cool the event will include panels discussing the hobby of Gunpla (Gundam plastic models), a […]
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G-Con UK Gundam Fan Convention Postponed To September

by Grant Whiteon April 24, 2016
Originally planned for this April, Leeds based Gunpla importer Japan-Cool have updated the official website for the G-Con UK Gundam fan convention to reveal the event has currently been postponed to this September, citing issues with securing a venue and time needed to secure rights from Sunrise for screenings at the event. An ambitious attempt […]

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John Boyega To Star In New Nickelodeon UK Digital Series “Tinkershrimp & Dutch”

by Grant Whiteon January 5, 2016
Nickelodeon UK have announced a 15th January start date for new interactive digitial series Tinkershrimp & Dutch, due to air on digitial services including nick.co.uk / nicktoons.co.uk and Nick Play. The series will see the titular Tinkershrimp (Darren Evans) and Dutch (John Boyega) acting as time travelling bodyguards for King Hunnybun III (Alex Lowe), ruler of New […]
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“Shimmer and Shine” Comes To Nick Jr. UK This November

by Grant Whiteon October 12, 2015
The brand new animated series Shimmer and Shine will debut on Nick Jr. UK with a week of premieres starting Monday 9th November at 4:30pm and every Monday at the same time in the weeks following. Created by Farnaz Esnaashari-Charmatz, post production supervisor on Dora the Explorer and Go, Diego, Go, the series focuses on a human girl named Leah […]

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Cartoon Network UK Announces “Anything” App

by Grant Whiteon October 6, 2015
Following on from successful distribution in the US, Cartoon Network UK have announced that the channel’s Anything app will be released in EMEA countries from the end of October. Supported by both iOS and Android, Cartoon Network Anything is focussed on providing a mix of games, activities and clips lasting ten to fifteen seconds on […]
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Wit Studio’s Kotomi Deai and Hiroshi Shimizu to Attend MCM Scotland Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon September 8, 2015
Director Kotomi Deai (The Rolling Girls, Silver Spoon, Kids on the Slope) and animator Hiroshi Shimizu (Porco Rosso, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Space Dandy), both attached to Wit Studio (Attack on Titan, Hal and The Rolling Girls itself), will be in attendance at MCM Scotland Comic Con to be held 26-27th September at the SECC in Glasgow. […]

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Boomerang UK Launch ‘Pet Photo Booth’ App And Give Viewer’s Pets A Chance To Be Famous

by Grant Whiteon August 31, 2015
Boomerang UK are looking for pet superstars with the launch of their new Pet Photo Booth app. The app enables users to take photos of their family pets and then customise the images with stickers and graphics based on the channel’s existing animal stars including Bugs Bunny, Garfield and Scooby-Doo. For those without pets at […]
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Cartoon Network Releases New Gumball “Sky Streaker” Game

by Grant Whiteon August 28, 2015
Cartoon Network UK have revealed a brand new mobile game inspired by hit series The Amazing World of Gumball. Players assume the role of impressionable father Richard Watterson as he sets out to break a no-trousers world record. Gumball and Darwin are of course embarrassed by this, so players must help Richard to climb as high and […]

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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce August Highlights

by Grant Whiteon July 22, 2015
The summer holidays are here and Cartoon Network UK are making sure the TV is as hot as the sun. From 1st August the trio of Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito will be presenting special weekend marathons. For Cartoon Network, the fun kicks off at 11am every weekend with a planned schedule of. Gumball and […]
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Gundam UK Fan Convention Under Planning For 2016

by Grant Whiteon July 22, 2015
Japan-Cool, a Leeds based seller for imported ‘Gunpla’ plastic models from the popular Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, have announced plans for a UK Gundam fan convention titled G-Con to be held in 2016. The focus of the event is currently planned to cover such community events as cosplay, movie screenings, a cafe and sales/tutorials of […]