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Toonzone at MCM London Comic Con May 2013 - Mark Meer & Raphael Sbarge Q&A

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Meer took to the stage initially in the company of his Mass Effect co-star Raphael Sbarge. This led to the opening question of how many in the audience had allowed Sbarge’s character Kaidan to die. A majority of hands were raised to Sbarge’s amusement, including Meer’s. Asked if he ever guessed that Mass Effect would […]

Toonzone at MCM London Comic Con May 2013 - Shinichiro Watanabe Q&A

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Attending the event to promote the forthcoming releases of Cowboy Bebop HD and Kids On The Slope, the appearance marked the renowned Watanabe’s first visit to the UK. Well known industry veteran and Anime Ltd representative Andrew Partridge asked questions, with Watanabe generally speaking through an interpreter though occasionally offering English responses. Things began with […]

Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2013 - Anime Industry Panels

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The Anime Industry panel was split across the Saturday and Sunday. The Saturday panel opened with two surprise announcements from Manga- Attack on Titan and the live action Space Battleship Yamato have been licensed by them, with trailers running on the theatre’s main screen. No specific dates are currently set for Titan but Yamato is […]

Manga UK Announces Limited Edition "One Piece" Collection 1 Bundle For MCM London Comic Con

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Manga Entertainment UK will be selling an exclusive limited edition bundle of their first One Piece DVD collection at MCM London Comic Con this weekend, 24-26th May. The bundle includes the first complete dual-language DVD set of 26 episodes along with a tote bag containing various exclusive extras. The collection is the start of the […]

Review: "Canaan (UK Edition)": Promised Land

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I’m not really a fan of shorter, 13-episode series, usually because I find they lack enough episodes to tell a consistent story and in some cases tend to be prone to awkward last minute shock plot twists. Canaan is something of an answer to my misgivings. Low level Japanese reporter Minoru Minorikawa ekes out a […]

Shinichiro Watanabe & Exclusive 'Highschool of the Dead' DVD at MCM London Comic Con

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Famed Japanese director Shinichiro Watanabe will be in attendance for all three days of this May’s London Comic Con. Involved in a range of events during the 24th-26th May event, Watanabe will be promoting both Anime Limited’s HD release of Cowboy Bebop and MVM’s release of his latest work Kids On The Slope. Attendees who […]

PR: Aardman Make A Splash With First Ever National TV Ad Campaign For Trunki

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Bristol UK, Friday 22nd March – Aardman have partnered with Trunki to produce their first ever national television commercial and help bring their new Tropical PaddlePak range to life.  The 2D animated advertising campaign directed by Aardman’s Tim Ruffle will hit screens across the UK this month. Trunki MD, Rob Law comments “Working with Aardman […]

PR: International Superstar Pitbull, Featuring Christina Aguilera, And Global Pop Sensation Ke$ha To Perform Live At Nickelodeon's 26th Annual Kids' Choice Awards

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London, 12th March 2013 – In their first-ever live performances at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, multi-talented global superstar Pitbull featuring Grammy Award-winning superstar vocalist Christina Aguilera will ignite the stage on Sunday, 24th March at 5.30pm with a performance of the explosive track “Feel This Moment.” Pop megastar Ke$ha will also captivate the kids […]

PR: 'Supernatural: The Anime Series' Set For UK Release

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Supernatural: The Anime Series On DVD 27 May 2013 Fast sell: The first-ever live-action television series to be re-imagined as an anime series, “Supernatural: The Anime Series” brings a whole new dimension to the internationally acclaimed hit TV phenomenon. Key talent: Creator Eric Kripke (Revolution; Supernatural; Boogeyman), voice actors Jared Padalecki (Supernatural; Friday The 13th; […]

Review: "Gintama The Movie" (UK Edition): Ever Feel Like You Missed A Dynasty?

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We’re quite fortunate to live in a time when the licensing of Japanese shows is pretty consistent. Although the ‘anime bubble’ may have popped, pretty much every good show and movie that comes out of the country gets a licensed release overseas. However, this isn’t always the case, and some popular works get tied up […]

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