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Conan Plays Dragon Ball Legends With Ron Funches

by Peter Paltridgeon June 15, 2018
How can Earth’s Puniest Hero possibly measure up to the massive might of Super Saiyan Funches? If Conan trains hard, can he overcome his shortcomings in classic shonen fashion, defeat his nemesis in a televised match, and become the next anime hero? He’s got the weird hair for it. Last night’s Clueless Gamer, revolving around […]

Looney Tunes Is Getting a Revival Via Shorts

by slaion June 12, 2018
Via Deadline, Warner Bros. is reviving the Looney Tunes franchise of characters through 1-6 minute animated shorts produced by various animators who will give their own unique take on the characters. The plan is to produce 1,000 minutes each season, with the content to be distributed across multiple platforms including digital, mobile and broadcast. “The […]

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E3 2018: Jump Force!

by Peter Paltridgeon June 10, 2018
Microsoft revealed Jump Force today at their E3 press conference. What dark forces could be so powerful that the Earth’s greatest anime heroes have to join forces to fight it? (Looks like just Frieza…they got this.) There have been video games uniting Shonen Jump characters before, but never one with this much energy and elaborate […]
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Channel Frederator Tackles The “CalArts Style”

by Peter Paltridgeon June 7, 2018
Will the “CalArts Style” eradicate all originality on television forever? Is there a dark conspiracy afoot by a monopolistic academic institution to control the look and feel of every animated TV series? Of course not, don’t be THAT guy. But if you need convincing otherwise, this excellent video from Channel Frederator summarizes where animation has […]

Toonzone @ MCM London May 2018 – Review: “Gundam The Origin VI” – The End Of The Beginning

by Grant Whiteon June 3, 2018
So here we are. Four years after I began this series of reviews, the sixth and final episode of the Gundam The Origin OVA is here at last. It’s a sombre milestone for a few reasons, chiefly that by all evidence this is indeed the end of The Origin as an animated adaptation and we […]
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Voice Actor Kari Wahlgren Talks “FLCL,” Her Live-Action Short Film, and More

by Ed Liuon June 1, 2018
Like many veteran voiceover actors, it’s probably easier to name cartoons that Kari Wahlgren hasn’t been in than to list out all the ones where she has. The Kansas native’s career began at the tender age of 11, when she was offered an on-the-spot audition for a radio drama while touring a recording studio as […]

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RWBY Volume 5 Comes To All Video Platforms June 5

by Peter Paltridgeon May 30, 2018
Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang are back! What happens to them in the latest collection of Rooster Teeth’s hit anime cartoon? The gang collectively known as RWBY have gone through enough adventures now to amass five volumes of animated entertainment. “Whether it’s the promise of ancient relics, mystical maidens, or simply more power, it’s clear […]

Deadpool 2 Thanks You For Being A Friend

by Alex Beanon May 25, 2018
Ryan Reynolds – aka Wade Wilson – aka Deadpool – thanks you for being a friend of his newest film “Deadpool 2” to make it the box office leader in the past week [and sitting at #8 worldwide in 2018], with a little assist from somebody doing a cover of the classic Andrew Gold song [which […]

Marvel’s Spider-Man Returns for Season 2 on Disney XD June 18, 2018

by slaion May 25, 2018
SPIDEY RETURNS IN A ONE-HOUR ‘MARVEL’S SPIDER-MAN’ SEASON TWO PREMIERE, ON MONDAY, JUNE 18, ON DISNEY XD Sofia Carson, Booboo Stewart, NASCAR’s Ryan Blaney and Teala Dunn Among the Guest Stars Marvel’s most popular superhero, Spider-Man, returns in an all-new action-packed season when Marvel’s Spider-Man season two debuts with a one-hour telecast featuring back-to-back episodes, […]

Nickelodeon Renews Paw Patrol, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Rusty Rivets, and Top Wing

by slaion May 24, 2018
NICKELODEON RENEWS FOUR HIT SERIES FROM TOP-RANKED PRESCHOOL PORTFOLIO Nick Greenlights Sixth Season of PAW Patrol, Fifth Season of Blaze and the Monster Machines, Third Season of Rusty Rivets and Second Season of Top Wing NEW YORK–May 22, 2018– Nickelodeon has renewed some of the biggest hits in preschool TV: PAW Patrol, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Rusty Rivets, and Top Wing.  The renewals–a sixth season of PAW Patrol, a […]