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‘Naruto Shippuden’ Debuts on Toonami This Weekend

Long-running and hugely popular anime series Naruto Shippuden will begin its much-anticipated return to Adult Swim’s Toonami block this weekend. The first episode of the show, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Space Dandy’ Arrives January 4

Space Dandy, the hilarious new anime series from the creative team behind Cowboy Bebop, is well underway for its English-language version and will premiere on Adult Swim’s Toonami ... Continue Reading →
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Global News Bytes: Oznoz, Elmo, Naruto Shippuden

+ Oznoz, a new online channel for bilingual kids, is introducing Sesame Street content in six languages to its multi-platform service. Available through web (oznoz.com), PC, iOS, streaming ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ PGS Entertainment has secured a raft of sales for season 3 of Method Animation’s The Little Prince. The popular series has been pre-sold to broadcasters RTBF (Belgium), ABC ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Names Jason DeMarco On-Air VP

Jason DeMarco, previously vice president of marketing and promotions for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, has been promoted to Vice President and Creative Director, On-Air for the mature ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman to Create New Site for ‘The 99'

Aardman Digital is creating a new kids fansite for the international animated series The 99. Created by Kuwaiti psychologist, Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa, The 99 is a comic book brand and animated ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Fires Up Marketing Blitz for Toonami in Asia

Turner is launching a major marketing campaign for its Toonami brand in the Asia Pacific region. As part of the launch campaign for the block, which officially premiered on Dec. 1, ... Continue Reading →
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‘One Piece Film Z’ Breaks More Records

Toei Animation’s hit feature One Piece Film Z has earned 3.1 billion yen (about $36 million) during its first 10 days at the Japan box office since it opened on December 15. The 2D ... Continue Reading →
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‘One Piece Film Z’ Rises to the Top in Japan

Toei Animation’s 11th One Piece animated feature tilted subtitled Film Z, landed at the No. 1 spot at the Japanese box office with a 1.3 billion yen (approximately $16.2 million) ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Expands Toonami and Cartoonito in Asia

Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific will launch its Toonami action/anime channel and Cartoonito preschool network across Southeast Asia in early 2013. Turner will continue to offer ... Continue Reading →