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Toys reveal first look at new Chinese Transformers animated series

These Autobots have definitely been hiding, though not necessarily in disguise. Since announcing a partnership with China’s CCTV in 2017, Hasbro has been pretty quiet about their brand new animated series Nezha: Transformers. That’s why our first look at the show is coming courtesy of a Chinese netizen, who snapped a photo of a toy bundle three-pack of Lei Zhenzi, Tu Xingsun and the ...

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Spookley the Square Pumpkin returns with new TV special after 15 years

The 2004 CG-animated movie Spookley the Square Pumpkin is getting a followup fifteen years later. The original creative team and cast from the Halloween-themed cable TV favourite have reunited to produce the new animated holiday musical special, Spookley and the Christmas Kittens headed to Disney Channel and Disney Junior next month. The 45-minute special is inspired by the book The Legend of ...

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Bakugan Battle Planet brawls into second season

Bakugan is standing tall, like an awesome one. Spin Master’s transforming, battling marble franchise is back with Bakugan: Battle Planet and the fun won’t stop there. During last month’s MIPCOM conference in France, the toy manufacturer, alongside fellow Canadian animation company Nelvana, confirmed that the anime series has been renewed for a second season. Bakugan: Armored ...

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Cartoon Network Asia adds Time Bokan 24

WarnerMedia’s Cartoon Network channels in Asia are adding a new anime title to their lineup. The broadcaster has picked up Time Bokan 24 for linear across its Bahasa Malay, Cantonese, English, Mandarin and Thai feeds. After first debuting on Warner’s channel in Taiwan in the fall of 2018, the series is now expanding into multiple new regions. The Philippines-specific Cartoon ...

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Snack World sets sights on Australia

Level-5 abby’s new CG-animated action-comedy The Snack World will be heading to Cartoon Network in Australia. The anime adventure, from the creators of Yo-Kai Watch and Inazuma Eleven, will air weekends at 4:30PM beginning November 2nd. Welcome to Snack World, the hyper, casual, fantasy universe with princesses, dragons, genies, smartphones, and convenience stores! Explore this ...

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LEGO Jurassic World: Legend of Isla Nublar roars onto Family Channel

Canada’s Family Channel has begun airing LEGO Jurassic World: Legend of Isla Nublar. The new 13-episode mini-series picks up where last fall’s The Secret Exhibit TV special ended. Newly hired animal behaviorist and Assistant Manager of Park Operations team up on Isla Nublar to deal with everything hectic life around the Jurassic World park throws their way. They have to ...

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WildBrain Revs and Rolls onto YouTube

DHX Media’s WildBrain division has launched its new preschool CG-animated series Rev & Roll on YouTube in most markets. The 52 x 11-minute show is a co-production between DHX and Chinese toy company Alpha Group. Episodes became available to stream on YouTube on July 1st. Rev & Roll follows the adventures of eight-year-old Rev and his best friend Rumble – a rambunctious ...

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Teletoon unleashes D.N. Ace

Corus Entertainment’s Teletoon cable channel has launched D.N. Ace, the latest animated series from Nelvana. Originally announced in 2017, the 80 x 11-minute series began airing on the Canadian animation station on July 6th. New episodes air weekly at 10AM. The series follows curious, adventure-loving, mischief-making, proudly nerdy, 12-year-old Ace Ripley who suddenly learns he ...

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Australia’s 9Go! adds new Bakugan, Mega Man

Australian digital multi-channel broadcaster 9Go! will add Bakugan: Battle Planet and Mega Man: Fully Charged to its Go! Kids lineup this winter. Things kick off with a preview of the new Bakugan on Sunday, July 14th at 2:30PM. The CG-animated Fully Charged will join the channel’s daily morning lineup the following on the 15th at 7:30AM. The 9Go! broadcast marks the first time Fully ...

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DreamWorks creates new Jurassic World animated series for Netflix

Due out in 2020, DreamWorks has announced Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, an all-new animated series headed to Netflix. Set during the events of the first Jurassic World, the show follows a group of six teenagers chosen for a once-in-a-lifetime experience at a new adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar. But when dinosaurs wreak havoc across the island, the campers are ...

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Project Anime event offers insights into production

The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) will be hosting its Project Anime: Los Angeles event this July 2nd and 3rd. This networking event is focused on providing guidance and expertise to anime event organizers attending from all parts of the world, as well as showcase the convergence of Hollywood and anime. Attendees will interact with producers, creators, business ...

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Mega Man: Fully Charged heads to South East Asia

The Blue Bomber’s newest animated adventures have arrived in Asia. Disney XD premiered Mega Man: Fully Charged across its South East Asian channels on June 3rd. To celebrate its launch, the show is airing daily across multiple slots. Created for kids 6 to 11, and their parents who grew up loving the video games, Mega Man: Fully Charged features exciting new technologies and robots, and ...

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