‘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 →

‘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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Czech Studio Developing Stop-Mo Hockey Movie

A new long-format puppet animation project is in pre-development in Prague. Directed and produced by Pavel Sadilek from a script by Petr Kolečko, Nagano: The Birth of Heroes is backed ... Continue Reading →

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Joining ‘Little Mermaid’ as Producer and Songwriter Hamilton creator and star will team up with legendary Disney composer Alan Menken for the live-action reboot’s ... Continue Reading →

‘Super Wings’ Ready for Takeoff with m4e Germany

German brand management and media company m4e AG is taking over licensing and merchandising responsibilities for animated preschool series Super Wings in German-speaking territories ... Continue Reading →

‘Gravity Falls’ Alex Hirsch Tapped for ‘Pokémon’ Movie

20 years into its global domination, Pokémon is hotter than ever thanks to the astounding success of AR game Pokémon GO. Among the pocket monster property’s upcoming projects is ... Continue Reading →

‘60s Stars Get Animated in ‘Batman: Return of the Caped Crusader’

Holy home entertainment, Batman! The Dark Knight is returning to the light-hearted legacy of the classic 1960s television series in a new animated movie, Batman: Return of the Caped ... Continue Reading →

Not Cool: Green America Slams ‘Frozen’ Toy Manufacturers

The holiday mass-consumption season is almost upon us, and leading eco-conscious economy organization Green America is raising the alarm about conditions in factories producing Disney ... Continue Reading →

‘Creative Galaxy’ Season 2 Launching on Amazon

Amazon Original Kids Series Creative Galaxy will blast off with a second season on Prime Video on Friday, September 16. The hit “make-along, create-along” animated preschool series ... Continue Reading →

Studio 100 Celebrates Big 2-0 at BLE

Studio 100 is hitting its 20-year anniversary this year, and part of its celebration of two decades of success will be the presentation of an array of new and classic properties at ... Continue Reading →

New Trailer for ‘Surf’s Up 2’ Enters the Ring

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has debuted a brand-new trailer for Surf’s Up 2: Wavemania. The CG sequel to the Oscar-winning 2007 animated comedy is a coproduction with WWE Studios, ... Continue Reading →

‘Sausage Party’ Animators Claim Wurst Practices

R-rated CG comedy Sausage Party proved a surprise hit over its first weekend in release, boasting strong box office numbers well over the film’s reported $19 million budget. But ... Continue Reading →

Australian Kids Media Consumption Up

Cartoon Network’s annual research study into children and parents, “New Generations 2016,” has found that kids’ media consumption in Australia has increased over the past year, ... Continue Reading →

Video: Fans React to ‘Batman: Arkham VR’ Demo

At the one-and-only Comic-Con International in San Diego earlier this summer, Warner Bros. Interactive took to the exhibition floor to demo the upcoming Batman: Arkham VR game for eager ... Continue Reading →