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Disney Tweets ‘Pokemon Sun and Moon’ Premiere Date
The latest series in the smash-hit pocket monster franchise will bow on Disney XD in the US on Saturday, May 13 at 9 a.m.

Animated Gorillaz TV Series in Development
Band founders Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett let it drop in a Q Magazine interview that they are working on a 10-episode package. Hopefully they’re not just tilting at windmills.

Living Their Dream
The Star profiles rising stars Malaysian animation stars Usamah Zaid Yasin, co-founder and MD of Wau Animation (Ejen Ali), and Goh Chee Seng, co-founder of Illusionist Animation Studio (Kingsglaive).

Joyce to Revive Moonbot Studios, Stay in Shreveport
As key creatives depart to head a new venture, founder William Joyce is determined to hold down the fort: “I intend to bring Moonbot back to its original purpose. Original books, feature animation and television that can delight a worldwide audience.” (Video starts at page launch.)

New Disney Animation Part of Magic Kindgom “Happyily Ever After” Fireworks Show
Walt Disney World is debuting a brand new evening extravaganza no May 12, which will feature a series of animated sequences projected on Cinderella Castle. (Video starts at page launch.)

Pokemon Sun and Moon

Pokemon Sun and Moon