Posts Tagged ‘premiere’

Review: “Mobile Suit Gundam Part 1 (UK Edition)”: Gundam Calling To The Faraway Towns

by Grant Whiteon November 30, 2015
My name is Grant and I’m a fan of Gundam (how my family wishes they could just say I’m an alcoholic), although being one in the UK hasn’t been easy. While beez Entertainment released various titles back in the day, we never saw the push that markets like America got. That is looking to change, […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2015 – “Gundam The Origin II” World Premiere Review

by Grant Whiteon October 30, 2015
On the Saturday of MCM London Comic Con this October, Anime Limited tried something new. Drawing on their successful involvement with the ongoing Scotland Loves Anime, they staged the MCM Loves Anime event roughly 10 minutes away from the main convention. The idea being this independent film festival would take advantage of the migration habits […]


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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Review: “We Bare Bears” Cartoon Network UK Premiere: A Honey Of A Show

by Grant Whiteon September 4, 2015
When I reviewed the superb Over The Garden Wall earlier this year, I spoke of the renaissance that has been occurring with Cartoon Network originals in recent years. While original programming has always been one of the network’s strong points, the current crop have hit a new stride with some great creator driven content that […]

Cities: Skylines After Dark Trailer Premieres At Pax Prime 2015

Cities: Skylines After Dark Trailer Premieres At Pax Prime 2015

by Alex Beanon August 28, 2015
The trailer for “Cities: Skylines After Dark” [available on September 24, 2015] has made its official debut at Pax Prime 2015 in Seattle…
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“Harvey Beaks” Premieres On Nicktoons UK This May

by Grant Whiteon April 10, 2015
Nickelodeon’s latest original animated show Harvey Beaks will receive its UK premiere Monday 11th May at 8am on Nicktoons. Created by C.H. Greenblatt (whose past credits include work on SpongeBob SquarePants and creating Chowder), the series focuses on the titular character and his blossoming friendship with feral twin siblings Fee and Foo. The three characters […]

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Review: “Thunderbirds Are Go” World Premiere – High Charged Heroism, No Strings Attached

by Grant Whiteon April 1, 2015
A good idea is effectively timeless and this is certainly the case with fiction. No matter how old a good story concept gets, it will continue to resonate with audiences for generations to come. This is clearly the case with the works of the late Gerry Anderson. Anderson is famous in the British public consciousness […]

‘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. […]

Transformers: Robots in Disguise

Review: “Transformers: Robots in Disguise”: Plight Of The Bumblebee

by Grant Whiteon March 13, 2015
Back in 2010 I reviewed the premiere episodes of Transformers: Prime, Hasbro’s then latest entry in the franchise and a focal point of the ‘Aligned continuity’ that would attempt to focus on a specially constructed long term universe. I gave the premiere a favourable review and when the show drew to a close after three […]
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Toonzone Interviews Billy Lopez For The UK Premiere Of “Welcome to the Wayne”

by Grant Whiteon December 24, 2014
Welcome to the Wayne, Nickelodeon’s first ever original online animated series, has launched in the United Kingdom on the official Nick App and Nick websites ( and The series focuses on Ansi, a meek young boy who has recently moved with his family into the titular apartment complex. The Wayne is full of eccentric […]