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Kate & Mim-Mim Makes its Way to Disney Junior

Disney Junior fans from the U.S. will have a brand new animated series to look forward to this holiday season, as the channel will be launching the new preschool series Kate & Mim-Mim on December 19 at 8 pm ET/PT. Produced and developed by Nerd Corps Entertainment, the series was created by husband and wife team Scott and Julie Stewart, based on their own children’s creative fantasies. ...

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Disney Asia Orders Season 2 of Camp Lakebottom

9 Story Media Group has recently licensed the second season of the hit animated comedy series Camp Lakebottom to Disney Channels Asia, which handles the territories Southeast Asia, South Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. The 26 x 22 second season was also licensed by Disney TV for other territories, including the US, UK, EEMA, India, Japan, and Latin America. Camp Lakebottom originally debuted in ...

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Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Clip Revealed

The PS360HD2 Youtube channel has recently revealed the first gameplay footage for Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4, featuring a short clip of Hashirama Senju and Madara Uchiha fighting. The clip doesn’t show much (and could even be mistaken for a clip from Revolutions if you’re not paying attention to details) except for the fact that they now seem to have access to new impressive ...

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The CyberCulture War 2014, Animation and You – The Fans.

Note: The Following Essay deals with topics and issues dealing with ongoing issues. The authors views DO NOT represent the views of ToonBarn. In recent months, animation has gone through a lot. Kickstarter bought in CannonBusters, Frozen made a billion dollars, Saturday Morning died out, and changes all over for Cartoon Network, Disney XD and Nick plus the recent mega deal between Nerd Corps ...

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Kung Fu Panda 3 Backs Down From Star Wars: The Force Awakens

DreamWorks Animation and partner 20th Century Fox have recently pushed back the release date for Kung Fu Panda 3, changing its schedule from December 23, 2015 to March 18, 2016. Not that anybody will be surprised, but the reason for the delay is Fox not wanting to compete for the box office against the juggernaut that is J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which opens on December 18, ...

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Ella Bella Bingo Gets New Deals

Singapore’s August Media Holdings has recently licensed out the preschool animated series Ella Bella Bingo to several new territories. The list of new homes include DaiiTV for Indonesia, TG4 for Ireland, Samanyolu TV for Turkey, and Good TV for Taiwan. ...

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Warner Bros. Releases First Tom and Jerry Appisode

Fans of eternal cat-and-mouse frenemies Tom and Jerry will be glad to know that Warner Bros. Digital and Plumzi have recently joined forces in order to release the first ever Tom and Jerry appisode. Titled “Tom and Jerry: Santa’s Little Helpers, the appisode is the first one ever to be published by Warner Bros. Digital. ...

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Jungle Book: Origins Pushed Back to 2017

Warner has just pushed back the release date for Andy Serkis’ Jungle Book: Origins nearly a year after the original schedule. The film is now scheduled for theatrical release on October 6, 2017. The interesting thing about the delay is that it means Disney’s own Jungle Book adaptation, which is a CG/live-action take from Jon Favreau, will get first dibs on moviegoers’ eyes, as it will ...

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Nick Jr. Releases App for iPad

Hot on the heels of their extremely successful Nick App (which currently boasts of over 11 million downloads worldwide,) Nickelodeon has just announced a Nick Jr. App, which is targeted more towards preschool kids who want learn and interact with their favorite Nick Jr. characters anytime and anywhere they have access to an iPad. ...

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DreamWorks Planning to Launch a TV Network in Asia

DreamWorks Animation has recently revealed plans to launch a new 24 hour kid and family oriented TV channel across 19 territories in Asia. Said Dreamworks channel will be representing the company’s rich library of content, consisting of existing titles and original exclusive properties. Affiliate sales for the channel will be managed by Singapore-based HBO Asia, alongside marketing and ...

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Sony Developing a New Animated Feature for Spider-Man

By now, you’ve most likely heard about the recent incident where a group of hackers managed to compromise Sony’s private data, leading to the release of tons of confidential data. The incident is a little bit outside the scope of Toonbarn (we mostly deal with just cartoons, superheroes, animation, and games) but one leaked information is right up our alley: it seems that Sony has several ...

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Boomerang to Relaunch in Asia

Turner Broadcasting’s kid-targeted channel Boomerang will be relaunching in several key territories in Asia next year. Starting in January 1, 2015, Boomerang will be sporting a new look and for the first time ever, exclusive new content, as it is made available in the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Myanmar. Boomerang will be replacing the Cartoonito feed in some of ...

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