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Pokemon TCG gets a little Chaotic online with the Pokemon Trainer Challenge
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Pokemon TCG gets a little Chaotic online with the Pokemon Trainer Challenge

Was that capital “c” on purpose? You tell us! Nintendo has recently revealed an upcoming venture called the Pokemon Trainer Challenge. The premise is a Flash-based website that uses the internet as your battle ground. Gamers can face off against 12 virtual trainers across three leagues using three pre-constructed decks and a Pokémon Trainer Club. The goal is to help you learn ...

Al Kahn steps down from atop 4Kids
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Al Kahn steps down from atop 4Kids

Well, we’ll say this for 4Kids; every day is something new! Today, 4Kids Entertainment announced that Alfred R. Kahn, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer will be leaving the company. A search for a new CEO is already underway, with Michael Goldstein stepping in as interim Chairman. For 25 years, Al Kahn has been the corporate face of the company, for good and for bad, steering the ...

Chaotic folds as trading card games deal 4Kids a bad hand
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Chaotic folds as trading card games deal 4Kids a bad hand

Five or ten years ago, 4Kids was riding high. The Fox Box was a premiere showcase for toons like Sonic the Hedgehog, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Viva Pinata, Yu-Gi-Oh!, and Pokemon. More importantly, the company was dominating in the field of trading card games. At the height of TCGs, recess across the globe was owned by gauntlets of cards, with kids showing whose monster or dragon or beast ...

The NYSE begins delisting process for 4Kids
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The NYSE begins delisting process for 4Kids

Much is afoot at 4Kids Entertainment lately. There have been rumors of a buyout. There have been struggles with Chaotic. There have been proposals to rebrand for Toonzai Saturday mornings. There is work on strong toons like Dinosaur King and Dragon Ball Z Kai. Some news sounds like forward momentum, some sounds scary. It’s not entirely clear what the future holds for the company ...

4Kids comments on Chaotic going chaotic
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4Kids comments on Chaotic going chaotic

Amidst rumors of 4Kids being bought by another company, the licensing company recently spoke out about recent transactions related to Chaotic. The famed cartoon and trading card game animated property has built up a great following since launching a few years back. There’ve been multiple animation styles, a run on TheCW4Kids and Cartoon Network, video games, even a softdrink. But now, ...

Rumor: 4Kids and TheCW4Kids to be acquired by 3rd Party
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Rumor: 4Kids and TheCW4Kids to be acquired by 3rd Party

4Kids Entertainment, the company forever connected with Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, TheCW4Kids, dubbing issues, Al Kahn, Chaotic, Toonzai, and more, could soon be owned by an entirely new company. At least, that is the current report brought to ToonBarn. After a bit of investigating, it appears a company called Prescott Group Capital Management has purchased a number of shares of stock in the ...

Chaotic: Secrets of the Lost City
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Chaotic: Secrets of the Lost City

This October, 4Kids Entertainment will introduce the latest chapter in the Chaotic animated series, Chaotic: Secrets of the Lost City. The series is produced entirely in HD, and has already been acquired by Cartoon Network and Teletoon, to air in the US and Canada, respectively, for the 2009-2010 season. With this season added to the original Chaotic series, as well as Chaotic: ...

Sandra, the Fairytale Detective
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Sandra, the Fairytale Detective

Imira Entertainment’s latest toon is a flash animated series, in the style of the original 4Kids, Chaotic cartoon, called Sandra, the Fairytale Detective. Co-produced by TVE and DQ Entertainment, the series has already made deals to appear on various Disney Channel outlets across the globe, including France, Italy, Germany, and India. The story finds 10 year old Sandra (whom we know is a ...

Chaotic drink mystery solved?
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Chaotic drink mystery solved?

A few months ago, we reported that the Chaotic brand would be starting up it’s own line of beverages. A few weeks later, we reported that there was a confusing issue with the drink; that the Chaotic beverage cans had their wrapper printed on top of another can — the labels associated with the 4Kids TV show could be peeled off, revealing a different drink label inside. Thankfully, a ...

Chaotic gets busy
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Chaotic gets busy

4Kids Entertainment and TC Digital Games are making all sorts of moves for their star tv series and trading card game combo, Chaotic. Up first is Blowfish Entertainment in South Africa, which will start airing season one of Chaotic on MNET next month. Brand Licensing Israel in Israel will now add season two to its repeats of season one on Noga TV. And Sinerji Reklam in Turkey will begin to ...

Will the real Chaotic drink please stand up
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Will the real Chaotic drink please stand up

When we first reported the news that Chaotic was rolling out its own beverage, we thought it sounded a little … weird. I mean, sure, we’ve seen the cartoon, played the card game, own a few posters, etc. We’ve even seen Chaotic shirts and backpacks at the stores. But a cartoon drink was something we don’t think we’ve ever seen. Well, guess what — we still ...

Is 4Kids no more?
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Is 4Kids no more?

Tough times have been brewing in the world of 4Kids over the past few years. Last November, we reported that 4Kids was leaving the Fox network (and was being replaced by infomercials) In January, we saw the company reduce it’s employee count by 25%. Now, we’re hearing word that 4Kids is working with Montgomery & Co. to assist in a potential sale of the company. What the heck ...

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