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Dragon Ball FighterZ Dated For January; Open Beta Planned

by Peter Paltridgeon October 23, 2017
Curious when the highly anticipated Dragon Ball FighterZ game will be released? As of today, we now know when….and more. How can you gain access to the open beta? Dragon Ball FighterZ, first shown off at E3 last June, will arrive on PS4, XBox One and PC January 26, 2018. There will also be a […]

The FUN.com Halloween Gift Card Giveaway

by Zeddon October 20, 2017
Toonzone is partnering with FUN.com for a Halloween Giveaway. Two lucky winners will receive a free fifty-dollar ($50) gift card for FUN.com. Check out FUN.com’s new costumes category to see the many great ideas for Halloween, and enter for your chance to win!

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Here’s Why Hayao Miyazaki Returned To Filmmaking

by Peter Paltridgeon October 18, 2017
Remember four years ago when Hayao Miyazaki said he was officially retiring from making cartoons? As of this year, he’s back again….so what changed his mind? In 2013 Miyazaki left Studio Ghibli, citing his fading eyesight and aging body as a motive. “I feel that my days in feature film are done,” he said. “If […]
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Netflix Plans To Make 30 Anime Shows By 2019

by Peter Paltridgeon October 16, 2017
Can Netflix go from one or two original anime productions to over two dozen in the span of one year? Can one island nation handle thirty Neo Yokios? The world’s most iconic streaming service (so far) held an investor’s call this morning where Ted Sarandos, the company’s chief of content, revealed his extremely ambitious plans […]

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NYCC 2017: Interviews With the Creative Crew and Cast for “Voltron: Legendary Defender” Season 4

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison October 13, 2017
Season 4 of Voltron: Legendary Defender has arrived on Netflix, and the preceding weekend at New York Comic Con saw the cast and crew on hand to preview the six-episode batch for fans: Co-Executive Producers Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery, as well as voice talent A. J. LoCascio (Lotor), Kimberly Brooks (Allura) and Josh […]
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NYCC 2017: Batmanime! First Look At Batman Ninja

by Peter Paltridgeon October 6, 2017
If Batman had enough time to prepare, could he defeat One Punch Man? How will the Dark Knight translate to anime in the first animated picture created by Warner Bros’ new Japanese studio? The plotline for Batman Ninja sounds suitably out there, with a time-traveling Batman chasing the Joker throughout history, wielding katanas and kunai […]

Black Out 2022 – Anime Short For Blade Runner 2049

by Alex Beanon September 29, 2017
The highly anticipated film “Blade Runner 2049” starring Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling, debuts next week [October 6, 2017] – but before that, you have a prequel short [“2036 Nexus Dawn”] and this anime short prologue entitled “Black Out 2022”. The backstory – It is 2022 and an EMP detonation has caused a global blackout with the predictable worldwide massive, […]
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JJ Abrams Wants To Remake “Your Name”

by Peter Paltridgeon September 27, 2017
Did you know “Your Name” is now the highest-grossing anime movie of all time? Can you guess what other record it’s about to break? How about “shortest time to inspire an inferior Western remake”? The success of this picture did not go unnoticed by Hollywood, and now JJ Abrams of “Bad Robot” fame is attached […]

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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Finally Comes to Nintendo Switch

by Jeffrey Harrison September 21, 2017
It's finally here...

Shinichiro Watanabe Directs Blade Runner Short

by Peter Paltridgeon September 20, 2017
You’re familiar with Shinichiro Watanabe, famed director of Cowboy Bebop, correct? A lot of anime was inspired by Blade Runner….what would a Watanabe ‘toon look like if it was a direct adaption? We’ll find out in a little more than a week, when “Blade Runner: Black Out 2022” premieres. Directed by Wantanabe, the short will […]