True and the Rainbow Kingdom

Guru’s ‘True and the Rainbow Kingdom’ Signs Master Toy Partner

Having just premiered its first season, Guru Studio’s preschool-targeted Netflix Original animated series True and the Rainbow Kingdom has secured a master toy licensee in Toy State. ... Continue Reading →
Big Mouth

Clips: ‘Big Mouth’ Puts a Fearsome Face on Puberty

An edgy new adult-targeted 2D animated Netflix Original Series is coming to streaming next month, reimagining the hormonal horrors of puberty into actual monsters interacting with unwitting ... Continue Reading →
Tyrus Wong

Tyrus Wong Documentary Premieres on PBS September 8

Tyrus, the first dedicated documentary on pioneering Chinese-American artist Tyrus Wong — who made an indelible impact on the history of animation with his work on Walt Disney’s ... Continue Reading →
Dragons: Race to the Edge

Clip: A Scaley Escape in ‘Dragons’ Season 5!

A fresh brood of fantastical, flying adventures is hatching this week as DreamWorks Animation’s Dragons: Race to the Edge season 5 arrives on Netflix on Friday, August 25. To ... Continue Reading →

Daily News Bytes: The Joker Origin Flick Planned, ‘Rick & Morty’ vs. Bikini Bottom, Inaugural China Licensing Expo, & More!

The Joker Origin Movie on Deck WB and DC are developing another Batman spinoff following the success of Suicide Squad, according to Deadline. The project will be directed and co-written ... Continue Reading →
Beyblade Burst

‘Beyblade Burst’ Hits TVNZ

New York City-based entertainment rights company SUNRIGHTS has licensed the first season of its new animated series Beyblade Burst to New Zealand network TVNZ. Per the agreement brokered ... Continue Reading →

Larkshead Media Takes on ‘Numberblocks’ UK Management

Media services company Larkshead Media has been appointed to manage UK licensing for hit animated CBeebies series Numberblocks by brand owner and creator Alphablocks Ltd. Larkshead ... Continue Reading →

Technicolor, Merlin Get ‘The Deep’ S2 Off to Swimming Start with Aquarium Events

Technicolor has inked a cross-promotional agreement with Merlin Entertainments Group — a worldwide leader in branded, location-based family entertainment — to bring interactive ... Continue Reading →
Spirited Away

3rd Screenings Added to Remaining Studio Ghibli Fest Flicks

GKIDS and Fathom Events have announced that due to popular demand for showing of My Neighbor Totoro and Kiki’s Delivery Service, the remaining four must-see Hayao Miyazaki classics ... Continue Reading →

WIN Tickets to Crunchyroll Expo 2017!

On August 25-27, the Santa Clara Convention Center in California’s Bay Area will be inundated with otaku for the first-ever Crunchyroll Expo, presented by the leading anime multi-media ... Continue Reading →