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Samurai Jack is Back, with Beard

One of the lost gems of our childhood, and considered as one of the shining gems of Cartoon Network’s glory days, Samurai Jack is finally returning via Adult Swim’s Toonami block on March 11 at 11 PM ET. It has been a long time since the original series’ open-ended conclusion – it took 12 and a half years before the time-traveling samurai managed to return to the small screens. And as the ...

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Justice League Action Clip – Zombie King

Warner Bros. Animation is currently in the process of teasing fans of Justice League Action, which is done by releasing a bunch of new stills and a video clip for the latest episode, titled “Zombie King.” The episode is written by Paul Dini and will air this coming Saturday, February 4, at 7:30 AM on Cartoon Network. The curiously titled “Zombie King” episode focuses on the zombie ...

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Is Teen Titans GO! Awful or Are You Just Jaded?

It’s no secret that a lot of people hate Teen Titans GO!, judging by some of the comments that crop up on Toonbarn posts about the show. Or It doesn’t even need to come from Toonbarn – just do a search and you’ll find many complaints about the show. However, the show is very popular and very profitable – it is one of the highest ranking shows on CN right now and it’s got merchandise ...

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Cartoon Network Acquires Global Rights to My Knight and Me

Cartoon Network has recently announced their global acquisition of the CG animated medieval comedy series My Knight and Me, which is distributed by leading international kids’ entertainment outfit CAKE. Crated by renowned French producer TeamTO and Belgian producer Thuristar, My Knight and Me tells the ongoing story of a trio of knights in shining armor. The series already enjoys a great ...

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Why The AT&T/Time Warner merger, means a massive change in US Dubbing (and isnt a good thing)

Note: The opinions expressed in this article are not necessarily the views of Toon Barn or its affiliates For a few years, I have been talking about Crunchyroll and its effects on the US Dubbing of anime and the way anime has been marketed in the states for some time. It has also been an issue with how licensing has been done, with certain artists (western artists like LeShawn Thomas who has ...

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The Voice of Moltar (On Space Ghost Coast to Coast and the first few seasons of Toonami) has Passed away

On September 18th, news broke over twitter and facebook, that C. Martin Croker – the first voice of Toonami, passed away at the age of 54. One of the more underrated voice actors in his time, his work made Space Ghost Coast to Coast a cult classic. He also did Zorak for the series. But his work on toonami’s early years will stand as one of his great accomplishments. Toonami later did ...

Cartoon Network Releases Steven Universe iOS App
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The Battle Between Respect and Fanbases (Whats Going on with Steven Universe and Sausage Party?)

Note: The Opinions in this essay are not necessarily are the views of Toon Barn and its affiliates  There are more black marks in animation these days than most. But right now, these black marks are turning into an abyss. In the last several days, we have seen what a marketplace based on a “entities” biases towards content does to the producers of these works. For years, Steven ...

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We Bare Bears and Powerpuff Girls Panels Debut on San Diego Comic-Con

Last Saturday, CN presented a back-to-back panel show featuring 2 of its famous cartoon franchises, The Powerpuff Girls and We Bare Bears. Both are going to be having their San Diego Comic-Con debuts with their first proper panels. Behind the scenes insights and never before seen footage were shown to the audiences in the Indigo Ballroom. Series creator and Annie Award winner Daniel Chong ...

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Joe Alaskey, The Second Man To ever Voice The Looney Toons Characters – Has Passed.

Emmy Award Winning Voice Actor, Joe Alaskey passed away late last night of complications due to cancer, he was 63 years old. His many works as Bugs and Daffy (of the latter he would win the aforementioned Oscar for the animated series Duck Dodgers), as well as the Rugrats’s Grandpa Lou Pickles. He also did Plucky Duck in Tiny Toon Adventures. He did two live action works (a movie and a TV ...

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Its Saturday Morning – And The Room Is Empty.

Or: How Thundercats (2011) was the end of the North American animation/Kids Business (in a way) Note: The Opinions shown on this essay does not reflect the views of Toon Barn and its affiliates. Its Saturday – winter is only a few days away and after that – Christmas on Friday and then – Saturday rolls around again, the next Friday is 2016 and then the first day of the new year ...

Immortals Director wants to make a Samurai Jack movie
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Breaking: Samurai Jack will Return to Adult Swim and Toonami in 2016.

So… i was just checking the twitter feeds, and in full disclosure i do follow one of the co creators of Toonami. So the announcement has come out on the Toonami Tumblr page: “Adult Swim is excited to announce that JACK IS BACK. Creator and executive producer Genndy Tartakovsky continues the epic story of Samurai Jack with a new season of episodes that will premiere on Adult Swim’s ...

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Why BuzzFeed and Cartoon Brew Kinda forgets about Women in Animation.

The Article that came out a few days ago concerning Women and the Hardships they face in Animation – isnt a new thing. However the stories missed a major point that people have forgotten. Half the reason why these new female animators got discriminated against (until very, very recently), was a bit of that “old boys network”… When it came to the art style the women ...

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