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Stephanie Sheh ‘Hearts’ Japan

by Craig Crumptonon October 1, 2011
Voice Actors in the News has an interview with anime voice actor/writer/director/producer Stephanie Sheh discussing her “We Heart Japan” charity group event taking place in Hollywood, CA on Saturday, Oct. 1st from 5-8pm. Here’s an excerpt: I owe so much to [Japan]. I am an actress because I got my start in anime. I have […]

Nickelodeon Reps "Overwhelmed" By Fan Turnout at InvaderCON

by Craig Crumptonon March 27, 2011
. They promoted InvaderCON as “the first and only” Invader ZIM convention. Fan turnout was much greater than anticipated, with estimated attendance around 1,000 for the first day of the convention. Some fans traveled from countries as far away as Australia and Germany to have the opportunity to meet ZIM guests Richard Horvitz (voice of […]

Foghorn Leghorn Appears in GEICO Ad

by Craig Crumptonon March 24, 2011
The GEICO Guy asks, Voice Actors in the News Video courtesy of GEICO’s official YouTube Channel. via Voice Actors in the News

Bob Bergen & Gregg Berger Propose ‘ToonCon’ for Voice Actor Fans

by Craig Crumptonon February 5, 2011
Voice Actors in the News reports that noted animation voice actors Bob Bergen (voice of Porky Pig and Tweety) and Gregg Berger (Transformers, Garfield & Friends, Duckman) are proposing ToonCon — “a fan convention devoted to fans of animation voice actors” in the form of a 3-day cruise out of Los Angeles tentatively scheduled for […]

Reward Offered for Stolen Sylvester & Tweety Statue

by Craig Crumptonon December 4, 2010
NBC-2 News is reporting that a 24-inch Sylvester & Tweety statue has been stolen from an elderly couple’s home in Fort Meyers, FL, even though the statue was “deeply embedded into the ground, and…reinforced with steel rods.” “Sylvester and Tweety were the center of attention,” says the homeowner, who adds that the statue holds “extreme […]

BlizzCon 2010 Voice Actor Guests Revealed

by Craig Crumptonon October 19, 2010
Although Blizzard Entertainment has not announced their voice actor guests in advance for BlizzCon 2010, Voice Actors in the News has an inside scoop with a complete list of voice actors appearing at the convention — including several noted voice actors in animation: Michael Gough (TMNT, TaleSpin, Time Squad) Josh Keaton (The Spectacular Spider-Man, Back […]

TomTom Offers Looney Tunes Voices for GPS

by Craig Crumptonon September 24, 2010
TomTom has released the first two of five official Looney Tunes character voices and other downloadable content for compatible GPS devices. You can have Bugs Bunny or Yosemite Sam (performed by Joe Alaskey — Tiny Toon Adventures, Duck Dodgers) guide you to your destination for $12.95 each via Voice Actors in the News has […]

Dragon*Con 2010: Photo Gallery

by Craig Crumptonon September 6, 2010
Toonzone is on the scene for complete photo coverage of Dragon*Con 2010 (“complete” meaning “all the stuff we think is cool”). Click on any image below to enlarge, and check back all weekend long for more photos from Dragon*Con 2010! UPDATE September 6, 2010, 01:50 EDTMore cosplay photos! See if you can spot the Entirely […]

Dragon*Con 2010 Day 1: Adult Swim and "Futurama" News

by Craig Crumptonon September 4, 2010
The official Adult Swim panels at Dragon*Con are a huge draw for convention attendees every year. With Adult Swim/Williams Street being local to Atlanta, [as] shows up en masse with cast and crew from their shows and home office. This year [as] didn’t offer their annual “Dragon Panel” which had been among the most entertaining […]

Futurama Cast to Guest at Atlanta’s Dragon*Con (Updated)

by Craig Crumptonon September 3, 2010
Futurama voice actors Billy West, John DiMaggio and Phil LaMarr are all scheduled to attend Dragon*Con in Atlanta, GA September 3-6, 2010. Voice Actors in the News has preliminary details on the Futurama voice actors panel and will also be providing coverage of this event for toonzone. Update: 9.2.2010 – We regret to inform those […]