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Hayato Date, the director of the popular anime series, discusses the ageless appeal of the ramen-loving, nine-tailed, fox-demon warrior. Ninja, ramen-lover and self-proclaimed knucklehead Naruto Uzumaki ranks among the most popular animated characters in the world. In addition to the more than 85 million Naruto manga books in print worldwide, [...]
Complete previous seasons of popular Cartoon Network/Adult Swim and Warner Bros. Animation toons will be coming to Netflix’s hit SVOD service thanks to a new licensing agreement struck between the leading Internet TV subscription company and Turner Broadcasting System and Warner Bros. Television Group. The deal also includes live-action programming [...]
The Woodlies Movie, a special feature-length episode of the popular 2D series, will be broadcast on Australia’s Seven Network on Saturday, February 23 at 12 p.m. The special will round off the lively adventure series for kids 6-12, The Woodlies, which ran on the network last year. Already sold to [...]
Another Ninja action game has been adapted into a hot anime series. Takashi Watanabe’s anime series Senran Kagura, which is based on a similarly titled game about female ninja fighters, will makes its debut on the FUNimation Entertainment website on Monday, January 14. Available to Elite subscribers only, the show [...]
Preschoolers will get a chance to jam with one of their favorite Nickelodeon toon stars with the new Dora the Explorer prime-time special “Dora Rocks!” premiering Monday, January 14 at 7 p.m. ET/PT. The half-hour adventure gives kids the opportunity to flex their musical chops and play interactive games that [...]
Toronto-based City today announced start of production on Mother Up!, a 13-episode, half-hour adult animated comedy series starring Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives), who also serves as the show’s executive producer. Developed by Rogers Media and co-produced by Canadian companies Breakthrough Entertainment and Bardel Entertainment, in association with U.S.-based Mass Animation, [...]
Fox TV’s Animation Domination High-Def, the broadcaster’s new alternative animation programming block is set to premiere on Saturday, July 27 (from 11 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.). The new late-night block will serve as the on-air component of FOX’s digital, multi-platform animation network. In its debut season, the block will feature [...]
With the third season of hit stop-motion kids’ series Shaun the Sheep launching around the world, Aardman Rights is announcing new global agent partnerships to reinforce the little critter’s status as a global brand. The big news is an agreement with MNC, Indonesia’s largest TV network, which is on board [...]
Leading European children’s entertainment production/distribution house Alphanim hopes to tempt U.S. and Latin American buyers at the 2013 NATPE market (taking place Jan. 28-30 in Miami, FL) with a full animation slate highlighted by four key titles: Calimero, Dude That’s My Ghost, Lanfeust and Pok & Mok. Managing director Pierre [...]
Ireland’s animation studio Kavaleer has started preproduction on a new animated preschool series titled Wildernuts. The 26 x7 series follows the adventures of a lively crew who navigate the skies on their flying ship, called The Cloud Hopper. Each episode sees them searching for a treasure that provides the key to [...]