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Nelvana partners up with Cinedigm for new home video releases

North American entertainment distributor Cinedigm announced that is has partnered with Canadian animation studio Nelvana to release its library of content on home video. The agreement includes both physical and digital home video rights, encompassing Nelvana’s 3000+ episode catalog of content. The multi-year partnership was revealed during Cinedigm’s first quarter 2018 financial ...

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Télétoon sets premieres for Chop Chop Ninja, Snow Snaps

French Canadian broadcaster Télétoon will debut two new locally produced shows this weekend, Chop Chop Ninja and Snow Snaps. Chop Chop Ninja, from Sardine Productions and Gamerizon. The 40 x 11 minute series is an adaptation of Gamerizon’s successful mobile video game series of the same name. The games previously inspired the non-verbal Chop Chop Ninja Challenge shorts that aired on both ...

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Kuroba Adventures offers girls-focused monster battling

Between heavyweights like Digimon, Pokemon, Puzzle & Dragons and Yo-Kai Watch, there’s no shortage of monster battling properties on the market. The companies behind Kuroba Adventures could join that tier by targeting a different audience. While none of the previously franchises are strangers to female characters, they’re seldom the centre of attention. If you’ve got a ...

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Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS gets English dub debut in Canada

Canadian broadcaster Teletoon is getting the jump of the English-language debut of Yu-Gi-Oh! VRAINS. The new anime series is set to air Saturdays and Sundays at 1 PM, with episode 1, “Link into the VRAINS,” set for September 1st. The fifth Yu-Gi-Oh! spinoff series is once again produced by NAS and first began airing in Japan on TV Tokyo in May 2017. 4K Media ran the first dubbed episode as ...

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KidsClick to launch Miraculous season 2, new shows August 27th

You might’ve noticed that the new shows we said would air on KidsClick earlier this week haven’t premiered. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, Sinclair delayed the launch. The good news?  You won’t have to wait for long. The new KidsClick lineup starts August 27th: Weekdays (starting August 27th) 6:00 AM – Rocket Monkeys 6:30 AM – Super 4 7:00 AM – Oggy and ...

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Nickelodeon Kart Racers revs up on Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One

GameMill Entertainment are bringing some of your favourite Nicktoons to the racing track in Nickelodeon Kart Racers. A brand-new game due out this fall on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will offer players the ability to race as characters from 12 of the most iconic Nickelodeon series. That includes SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Hey Arnold!, Rugrats, and ...

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Cartoon Network provides first Transformers Cyberverse footage

Hasbro has been pretty quiet about the new Transformers Cyberverse animated series. With a fall launch ever drawing closer, television partner Cartoon Network has shared the first public footage of the show seen outside of a Comic-Con panel. The new clip showcases Windblade confronting a confused Bumblebee before the two are joined by the Decepticon Thundercracker: Bumblebee is on a critical ...

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Netflix gets Next Gen

During the Cannes Film Festival, streaming heavy weight Netflix picked up Next Gen for a reported $30 million – a high amount for independent animation. The Chinese-Canadian animated film, based on the 7723 web-comic by Wang Nima, is about to make its debut on the service on September 7th. The English language version features the voice talents of Charlyne Yi, Jason Sudeikis, David Cross, ...

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Beyblade Burst mobile game launches, Switch game detailed

A while back we shared information regarding some new Beyblade Burst video games and we’re back with even more! Beyblade Burst Rivals, the new puzzle mobile game for iOS and Android devices has launched in most international markets. The free-to-play title is now available to download on iTunes and Google Play. But that’s not all of the Beyblade Burst video game goodness on the way. ...

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Denver: The Last Dinosaur Reboot Debuts This Month in France

With Voltron: Legendary Defender now over, another classic World Events Productions is about to be brought back. Denver: The Last Dinosaur, once a 50 episode France-USA co-production that ran in 1988, is back in a new CG-animated series produced by Miraclous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir’s Zagtoon and ON Entertainment in France. The new show is set to debut on M6 in France on August 27th ...

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Ghost Mecard readies spooktacular September debut

Last month, Korean toy manufacturer Sono Kong and media partner Choirock Contents Factory revealed the latest entry in their Mecard franchise. Called Ghost Mecard, the new series is set to launch sometime this September. It’ll be a CG-animated series, like last year’s Turning Mecard R, but this time set in the Mecard Training Institute, a Hogwarts-like academy where Jason and his ...

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Planet Nemo’s Astro Boy series gets new name

Late last year, we provided an update on Planet Nemo’s Little Astro Boy. Now, here’s another: the France-Japan co-production has been retitled to Go Astro Boy Go! The 52 x 11-minute series aimed at preschoolers is still scheduled to debut sometime in 2019. The new title may be a way for Planet Nemo and Astro Boy-creator Tezuka Productions to disassociate this series from the seemingly ...

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