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Studio Licensing brings Mix Master: Final Force westward

Toronto’s Studio Licensing seems to be expanding their portfolio after losing their lucrative Nickelodeon deal. The company has picked up Mix Master: Final Force for North America, the 39-episode sequel series to Mix Master, a series based on an MMO animated by Korea’s Sunwoo Animation. The first animated series also ran for 39-episodes, but was picked up by France’s Moonscoop ...

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Cartoon Network heads to Canada

Canadian animation destination Teletoon and Turner Broadcasting have announced a brand new partnership that will see Teletoon and its sister channels become the exclusive home to Cartoon Network, and [adult swim] programming, alongside 2000 half hours of classic Cartoon Network, and [adult swim] content. But that’s not all, together the two have announced a brand new ad-supported digital ...

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Kaijudo rises onto The Hub, and stores this Summer

Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast have announced at this year’s New York Toy Fair their intent to launch Kaijudo. Kaijudo is a brand new cross-platform media brand built on the core of former Wizards trading card game Duel Masters. This new series will follow Ray Okamoto, a 14 year old high school student who once finds out he has the ability to summon beasts when he’s confronted by a ...

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Transformers Prime Season One heads to DVD, and Blu-Ray March 6, 2012

Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios follows up their announcement of the release of the Transformers: The Japanese Collection, and the recent release of Transformers Prime: Darkness Rising mini-series comes their announcement of the home video release of the hit Hub TV series. The first 26 episodes of the series is set to hit both DVD, and Blu-Ray on March 6. The four-disc sets will include loads ...

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Transformers: Fall of Cybertron stuns in Spike 2011 VGA Trailer

This weekend Spike TV hosted its annual Video Game Awards ceremony, and Transformers fans had a lot to be thankful about, as a new trailer for next year’s Transformers video game was released. The game, Fall of Cybertron, is a sequel to 2010’s well-received War For Cybertron and sees the Autobots and Decepticons take to the battlefield of their dying planet once more on PS3, Xbox ...

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Square Enix readies Superspeed Transforming Gyrozetter to take form next year

Japanese video game giant Square Enix has announced Speed Transformer Gyrozetter, a new multi-media project spanning arcade & video games, manga series, a television anime, toys, a TCG, and more! The franchise is set to launch this month with the debut of Gyrozetter in Saikyo JUMP, Shueshia’s kid-oriented Shonen JUMP manga anthology in Japan. The franchise will then continue onwards in ...

Transformers Mega Saturday
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Transformers: Rescue Bots makes way on The Hub starting December 17 in Special Event

Transformers: Rescue Bots, the latest animated series in the hugely popular Transformers franchise premieres in a special two episode event on December 17, from 12PM to 1PM EST on The Hub with the full series premiering in 2012, a move quite similar to another Transformers show. This latest series sees the Autobots given a mission to learn and protect Humans on Earth. From there the Autobots ...

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Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi blasts off on PS3, and Xbox 360

Goku and friends blast off once again on the HD consoles as Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi is now available. This latest game in the ever lasting Dragon Ball series features 30 minutes of brand new animation, a create a character mode, an extensive story mode covering the first conflict with Raditz to the final battle with Boo, cinematic battles, over 40 characters, giant boss battles and ...

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Gundam, Kamen Rider, and Ultraman take flight in Lost Heroes on Nintendo 3DS

Namco Bandai’s Banpresto label announced an interesting crossover during Nintendo’s press conference, called Nintendo Direct. This new title combines Japanese super hero franchises, Kamen Rider, and Ultraman with anime powerhouse Mobile Suit Gundam in Lost Heroes. The new 3DS title is a dungeon crawling role playing game set to hit Japanese shelves next year. Check out the debut ...

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Stitch! anime explodes onto Disney XD

Disney’s lovable alien experiment, Stitch will have made his debut on Disney XD Monday in the US television premiere of Stitch! the Japanese anime series produced by Madhouse. After globe trotting, the English version of this series will finally make its debut. But this time, Stitch doesn’t have Lilo by his side. He has a new friend Yuna, as the alien and his friends live in an ...

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Little Battlers eXperience Boosts onto PSP

Level-5’s robot battling franchise, The Little Battlers eXperience has created big business for the Japanese video game publisher. The franchise spawns a hit anime series, a video game on PSP that’s at 300,000 units and counting, a toyline that has amassed more than 1.5 million units in sales, card games, arcade games, and more. So it should come to no surprise that more LBX is on ...

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Viper’s Creed and X-Men burst onto G4

In a return to form of the Anime Unleashed blocks on G4, the network has added two new Japanese animated series to its lineup. Next up, in their continuing commitment to air the Marvel Anime, G4 premiered X-Men on Friday, but to compliment that series, they’ve also picked up 13 episode Viper’s Creed. Check back after the jump for plot analysis, and the very first episode of ...

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