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Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman to Step Down in Settlement with National Amusements Following the investor’s renewed demands for shake-ups in the troubled media giant’s leadership, an ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ Wins Best of Gamescom Award

The winners of the 2016 Gamescom Awards were announced and honored at a ceremony at the annual Cologne, Germany conference on Friday, August 19. The coveted Best of Gamescom Award went ... Continue Reading →
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‘Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimension’ Voice Cast Announced

Fans of monster dueling anime Yu-Gi-Oh! Will be happy to hear that Dan Green and Eric Stuart have signed on to reprise their roles as Yugi Muto, Yama Yugi and Seto Kaiba, respectively, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Venture Bros.’ Season 6 Out Oct. 4

Adult Swim has announced that The Venture Bros. Season 6 will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on October 4, 2016. The cult hit series from creator Jackson Publick (The Tick) scored No. ... Continue Reading →
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Podcast: BBC’s Witness: Studio Ghibli – Japanese Animation Animator Hirokatsu Kihara talks to Made in Manchester’s Ashley Byrne about how the legendary studio has evolved ... Continue Reading →
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Econet Picks Up ‘Jabu’s Jungle’ from Monster

Monster Entertainment has secured a broadcast deal with Econet Media for South African animated series Jabu’s Jungle. Already picked up by SABC and Gulli Africa, the show will be ... Continue Reading →
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Olive Films Launches Oribu Anime Line

Chicago-based home entertainment distributor Olive Films has launched a new banner dedicated to importing the most exciting, modern animation: Oribu Anime. Complementing the existing ... Continue Reading →
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PBS Orders Second Season of ‘Ready Jet Go!’

A second season of PBS Kids science series Ready Jet Go! is now in production at Wind Dancer Films. In addition to 24 new episodes for the TV series, which launched in February, the ... Continue Reading →
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MoMA Celebrates a Century of Spanish Animation

New York City’s Museum of Modern Art announces that from September 7 to 15 it will be presenting “From Doodle to Pixels: Over a Hundred Years of Spanish Animation.” This major ... Continue Reading →
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Clips: ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ Out Friday

LAIKA’s latest feature Kubo and the Two Strings is finally in theaters Friday, August 19! And just ahead of release, the studio and distribution partner Focus Features have unveiled ... Continue Reading →