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Brand New Thomas & Friends Showcased at MIP Jr.

Mattel has recently unveiled a new 26 x 11 Thomas & Friends series at MIP Junior, titled Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures! The new series is targeting Fall 2018 as the premiere and aims to introduce a wide range of changes and enhancements to the franchise, in order to provide a more modern feel and appeal to the Thomas & Friends franchise. The show is said to have been ...

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Big Hero 6 Series to Launch with One-Hour Special

The 2D animated follow-up series to the Disney/Marvel feature Big Hero 6 is coming next month, and it’s coming in hot with a one-hour special premier special slated for Monday, Nov. 20 at 8pm EST. Titled “Baymax Returns,” this hour-long special for Big Hero 6: The Series will be premiering simultaneously on Disney XD and Disney Channel, as well as the DisneyNOW app and Disney XD VOD. The ...

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Street Fighter V’s Final DLC Character for Second Season Revealed

During the South East Asia Major tournament in Singapore, Capcom has unveiled a new promo video that reveals the final DLC character for Street Fighter V’s second season, named Zeku. Described as an “ever-changing ninja,” Zeku is said to be the 38th grandmaster of the school of Bushinryu Ninjutsu and the mentor of Final Fight’s Guy, who is also part of the Street Fighter roster now after ...

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WATCH: English Subbed Trailer for Gintama Rumble

Announced earlier this month by Bandai Namco, a Japanese launch date (January 18, 2018) and an Asian release (with English language options) has also been announced for the action game Gintama Ranbu. The game is based on the hit action comedy series Gintama, and will be coming out for the PS4. Gintama Ranbu uses a cel-shaded 3D engine that does a good job of emulating the visuals of the anime, ...

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Gormiti TV Series Unveiled at MIPJUNIOR

Giochi Preziosi, Planeta Junior, and Kotoc have recently unveiled a brand new 3D CG action comedy TV series based on the popular Gormiti franchise, via a special event during this year’s MIPJUNIOR. The series was written by an international team of writers helmed by LA-based Romain Van Liemt, who is the creator as well. The animation is handeld by Kotoc, whose past credits include Sendokai ...

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New Lengthy Kirby: Battle Royale Trailer Released

Nintendo has just published a new trailer for the upcoming cutesy four-way brawler based on the iconic pink mascot, Kirby. Dubbed Kirby: Battle Royale, the game has been slated for a November 30 release on the Nintendo 3DS in Japan. The trailer is fairly meaty, clocking in at almost six and a half minutes and providing a lot of pertinent details about the game. You can watch the trailer below to ...

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Production Starts on New Series, Go Away, Unicorn!

Sonar Entertainment has just started production on a new animated adaptation of the children’s book Go Away, Unicorn! by Emily Mullock. The 52 x 11 animated series (with 10 x 2 shorts) is targeted towards kids aged 6 to 9 and will debut on Disney Channel in the US and on Corus Entertainment’s YTV in Canada in Fall 2018. A multiple territory rollout will follow via Disney. Go Away, Unicorn! ...

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David Tennant Cast in Magic Light’s Highway Rat

It cannot be denied that a huge chunk of actor David Tennant’s success outside of the UK is owed to his stint as the doctor in BBC’s long-running sci-fi franchise, and while Tennant has since followed it up with equally notable performances in other countries (including a very effective portrayal of the creepy psychopathic villain Purple Man), the actor is once again lending his expertise for ...

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New DragonBall FighterZ PV Features Teen Gohan

Dragon Ball Super is generally considered as a worthy continuation of the Akira Toriyama’s golden shonen franchise, even rendering the maligned GT obsolete without most fans batting an eye. However, there is one thing that fans consider an injustice – and that is Gohan seemingly being reduced to a bit player even though there was a point in the series where he was the most powerful ...

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FUN Union and Imira Sign Multi-Territory Distribution Deal and Partnership

Global educational content creator FUN Union and kids content distributor Imira Entertainment have recently entered into a multi-territory distribution agreement for three IPs that are collectively known as the “Riki Universe”, which will be showcased at MIPJunior and MIPCOM for the first time. Said Riki Universe consists of over 130 half hours of content, 2 billion views in Youtube for ...

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DHX and Amazon Sign 13-Series SVOD Rights Deal

DHX Media has recently announced a new 13 series content deal with Amazon Prime Video, which currently serves as the largest ever deal between the two companies to date. The entire deal covers more than 200 countries and territories, along with 15 languages. The deal includes several of DHX Media’s massively popular animated kids’ series, such as Bob the Builder, Fireman Sam, Caillou, Johnny ...

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Gamestop is Giving Away a Marshadow to Pokemon Sun & Moon Owners

Pokemon fans in North America who got their hands on a copy of Sun or Moon will get a chance to own the Pokemon Marshadow, which is a mythical fighting/ghost type. All they need to do is visit the nearest Gamestop, because the stores are offering up codes for digital distribution between now and October 23. Marshadow was orignally revealed on April 7, 2017, and currently holds the dubious honor ...

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