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New Gundam Breaker Bundle Comes with HG Gunpla Kit

Bandai Namco’s upcoming Gunpla-inspired action game New Gundam Breaker is already notable enough for having a PC port (which marks the first time an official Gundam game is ported to the PC), but the publisher is doing something else that makes the PS4 preorder more enticing: a special preorder bundle that comes with an actual Gunpla set. The preorder bundle is available on the Bandai Namco ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes a Superhero in Striker Force 7

International soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo will be gracing the small screens soon, not as an athlete but as a cartoon superhero. This comes courtesy of a new deal signed with Graphic India and VMS Communications, under which a new sci-fi athletics/superhero property called Striker Force 7 will be produced. The deal was mediated by agency Polaris Sports. The Striker Force 7 property will be ...

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Bento Box to Produce Shorts for Comedy Central Under New Deal

According to a new Deadline.com report, animation studio Bento Box Entertainment recently signed a non-exclusive deal with Comedy Central. Under the deal, the studio will develop and produce short-form animated content for various digital platforms. The animation studio is known for their work on Bob’s Burgers, Brickleberry, and Legends of Chamberlain Heights (the latter two having found their ...

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New Dragon Ball FighterZ Update Adds Co-Op Mode

Fighting game fans will be treated to a new free Dragon Ball FighterZ update this week via a new balance patch. The list of changes is too lengthy to detail here, so you can go directly to Bandai Namco’s patch list. Where they can see which characters got buffed and which ones got the nerf bat. The big deal about the patch is the addition of two new modes, FighterZ Cup and Party ...

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Korean magical girl series Flowering Heart gets English release on YouTube

South Korea’s Iconix has launched an English version of their Flowering Heart magical girl animated series globally onto YouTube. The first episode debuted last Friday, with new episodes uploaded every Friday at 10 AM Pacific on the show’s official channel. Ari is a cute 12-year old elementary school student who likes to dress up and look good. The most important thing to Ari is the ...

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Batman Ninja New York Premiere Interviews; Blu-ray/DVD Released Today!

Batman Ninja is a worldwide phenomenon for Batman, DC Comics, and Japanese Anime fans alike! And today, it has officially been released on Blu-ray™ Steelbook, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD with both the Original Japanese Version with subtitles AND the English-dubbed version for your viewing pleasure. And what a pleasure! It’s quite a feast for the eyes, and the action, drama, and ...

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Wishfart launches next month in Canada

Teletoon has finally set a launch date for its original animated series Wishfart. Created by Lienne Sawatsky, Dan Williams, and John Hazlett the series is produced in partnership with Nelvana. French Canadian audiences will get to watch the show starting every weekday beginning May 28th at 7:30 PM. This will be followed by the English language premiere in Canada on Saturday, June 2nd at 10: 30 ...

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Sony Reveals Release Date for Peter Rabbit Sequel

Sony Pictures’s new announcement reveals the release date for the sequel to hybrid box-office hit Peter Rabbit. According to the announcement, Peter Rabbit 2 will debut in the US on 7 February 2020, with the UK release to follow on 27 March 2020. It is worth noting that the first Peter Rabbit film set records in the UK for Sony’s biggest hit in the UK that is not related to the James Bond ...

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The Fred Rogers Company Changes Name to Fred Rogers Productions

Children’s entertainment outfit The Fred Rogers Company has recently rebranded as Fred Rogers Productions. While not a big name change – since it still includes the name of the founder – the new name better reflects the company’s expanding catalog of programs, which includes top-rating animated series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood and Peg + Cat, along with the live action hit Odd Squad. ...

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Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, and Cartoon Network are dying, and everybody got the wrong reasons why its dying.

A recent article shows the bad, very bad, extremely bad news. The three main networks for Kids Shows and Animation are literally dying. This article from Bloomberg explains why and there are some choice quotes here: This season’s ratings for the 2-to-11 set are shaping up to be the worst yet. And few in the industry predict a turnaround. The implications are enormous for giants like Viacom Inc. ...

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Hulu Signs First Ever Deal with DreamWorks

Hulu has recently announced its first ever multi-year deal with DreamWorks Animation. The deal will give Hulu exclusive streaming rights to future slates of DreamWorks Animation’s feature films, along with their iconic DreamWorks library films. The deal makes Hulu the exclusive US streaming home for DreamWorks’ future theatrical releases starting in 2019, which will include franchise films ...

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Fate/Stay Night’s Lancer Gets a Side-Scrolling 8bit Game

In celebration of the home video release of the Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel I. Presage flower anime film, Aniplex and team ladybug have teamed up to create a special video game titled RUN! RUN! Lancer! As the title implies, RUN! RUN! Lancer! is a side-scrolling endless runner game that features the character Lancer. The game uses retro 8-bit inspired visuals. The game achieves a chibified ...

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