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PR: Aardman and Johnny Fearless create new campaign for Imperial War Museums (IWM)

by Grant Whiteon July 7, 2014
Aardman and Johnny Fearless create new campaign for Imperial War Museums (IWM) 7th July, 2014 – Aardman and ad agency Johnny Fearless have created a new film and campaign to promote IWM London and the new First World War Galleries (opening 19 July) and to commemorate the First World War Centenary. The 90-second film, “Flight […]
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PR: SpongeBob Dons Denim As Ambassador For 'Jeans For Genes'

by Grant Whiteon July 7, 2014
Jeans for Genes is pleased to announce TV favourite SpongeBob SquarePants as its character ambassador for this year’s appeal. Swapping his iconic brown trousers in favour of a pair of denim ones, SpongeBob SquarePants, along with his friends Patrick Star, Gary the Snail and Sandy Cheeks will undergo a denim makeover to encourage people to […]

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Review: "Outlaw Star - Complete Collection (UK Edition)": Going On The Lam In Nostalgia County

by Grant Whiteon June 18, 2014
Maybe it’s just because my most coherent formative years were part of it and that most of the initial Japanese titles I sampled came from it, but I have a soft spot for 90’s anime. There just seems to be an energy in the titles from the decade that I don’t think quite transitioned into […]
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Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2014: Anime UK Industry Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 9, 2014
A few hours after the Aniplex panel, the collective representatives of the UK anime industry took to the stage- Jeremy Graves of Manga Entertainment, Andrew Partridge of Anime Limited, Yosuke Kodaka of Aniplex US and Ross Liversidge of MVM. MVM announced a slate of forthcoming titles- Garden of Sinners in October, Kokoro Connect, Blast of […]

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Review: "Power Rangers Super Samurai Volume 2 (UK Edition)": Best Laid Plans

by Grant Whiteon June 4, 2014
Last time on Super Samurai, the rangers unlocked the powerful Black Box upgrade and gained a new enemy in the form of Serrator, a devious Nighlok lieutenant. Much of this second volume and its seven episodes is focused on Serrator’s machinations as it starts to become obvious his goal has been carefully planned in advance. […]
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Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2014: Aniplex Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 2, 2014
Hosted by Yosuke Kodaka, Aniplex US’ Licensing Manager, the panel began with a brief video montage of popular titles that Aniplex were involved with including Kill La Kill. Stating that it was the companies first time hosting a UK panel, he asked for a show of hands to gauge awareness of the company over here […]

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PR: MCM London Comic Con smashes attendance record, tops 100,000 visitors

by Grant Whiteon May 28, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY MCM London Comic Con smashes attendance record, tops 100,000 visitors Last weekend saw MCM London Comic Con pass the 100,000 visitor mark for the first time, smashing the Excel-based event’s previous highest attendance record. Show organisers revealed that 101,600 attendees came through the doors of […]
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PR: Hooligans invade MCM London Comic Con!

by Grant Whiteon May 22, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 23-25 MAY Hooligans invade MCM London Comic Con! Cast and crew from upcoming British comedy spoof The Hooligan Factory will be meeting fans at MCM London Comic Con this weekend, show organisers have announced. A laugh-out-loud comedy tribute to one of Britain’s most successful home-grown genres – […]

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Cravendale Biscuit Boy Makes His Milky Debut

by Alex Beanon May 20, 2014
Barry the Biscuit Boy made his commercial debut this past weekend in an advertisement for Cravendale Milk in the UK – and it did not end well for Barry – who was the creation of Blinkink and Yamination Studios…
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PR: MCM Exhibitor Doctor Geof Picks Up Readers Choice Award

by Grant Whiteon May 16, 2014
PRESS RELEASE 13 May 2014 MCM Exhibitor Doctor Geof Picks Up Readers Choice Award Doctor Geof is making sure 2014 is the year of Steampunk after picking up the award for Best Steampunk Periodical for his Steampunk Literary Review. Now in its third year the Readers Choice Awards are organised by the Steampunk Chronicle a […]