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Piper Exclusive Clip: Catch a First Look at the New Pixar Short Preceding Finding Dory IndieWire has the honor of introducing Alan Barillaro’s wee feathered hero, coming to theaters ... Continue Reading →
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Tycoon to Rep ‘Yo-Kai Watch’ in LatAm

MarVista Entertainment has tapped licensing and merchandising agency Tycoon Enterprises to represent global TV, game and toy phenomenon Yo-Kai Watch throughout Latin America. MarVista ... Continue Reading →
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MarVista Sets ‘Yo-Kai Watch’ for LatAm Disney XD Debut

MarVista Entertainment has secured a pan-regional broadcasting deal on Disney XD Latin America for Yo-Kai Watch — the kids series phenomenon breaking ratings and retail records ... Continue Reading →
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The Last Fiction Aims to Redefine Iranian Feature Animation Cartoon Brew scoops the trailer for the gritty, sophisticated 2D indie feature from Hoorakhsh Studios. A Former Zynga VP ... Continue Reading →
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Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Dies at 55

Nintendo has confirmed the death of company president Satoru Iwata, who passed July 11 at age 55. His death is linked to a growth in his bile duct, a condition which he last year underwent ... Continue Reading →
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Toonami Asia Picks Up ‘Yo-Kai Watch’

Toonami will be bringing No. 1 rating Japanese cartoon Yo-Kai Watch to South and Southeast Asia later this month. The kids’ network acquired 65 half-hour episodes from producer Dentsu, ... Continue Reading →
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E3 2015: The Excitement is Back!

Long ago, in ancient history (about 2005), E3 was the hottest show of the year, with more than 70,000 attendees, giant industry “islands” and lots of buzz and press coverage. Sometime ... Continue Reading →
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At the Game Developers Conference 2015

The Game Developers Conference this year proved to be bigger and badder than ever. What started as an intimate gathering of U.S. game developers is now a mega-event, with more than ... Continue Reading →
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‘Big Hero 6′ Opens Strong in Japan

Disney’s feature-film adaptation of Marvel’s superhero property Big Hero 6 posted the studio’s second-biggest box office opening weekend of the year in Japan — second ... Continue Reading →
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Game Awards Honor ‘Dragon Age,’ Nintendo

The 2014 Game Awards were celebrated in Las Vegas on Friday,and BioWare/EA’s Dragon Age: Inquisition took home the Game of the Year honor, while the legendary Nintendo was named ... Continue Reading →