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Transformers gets its first Chinese animated series

It’s not a secret that Hasbro’s Transformers franchise is hugely popular in China. The country has helped prop up the live action franchise’s sagging domestic box office take and unsurprisingly, they’ve been rewarded with a bevy of exclusives. It’s actually a surprise that this has taken so long. CCTV Animation and Hasbro Studios have announced Nezha and Transformers ...

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Turning Mecard gets CG reboot and dinosaur spinoff

While the rest of the world is just getting into Sono Kong and Choirock’s Turning Mecard franchise, its home land of Korea is in full swing. The companies introduced a new duo of animated productions to expand the series in 2017 and beyond at the Korea Character Licensing Fair in Seoul last weekend. The new material adds to an already robust franchise consisting of a 52 episode first ...

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Lupin the Third Returns to the Big Screen for 50th Anniversary

As part of the celebrations for the 50th Anniversary of Lupin the Third: Castle of Cagliostro, Fathom Events will be hosting a two night event that will see the 1979 classic animated film return to the big screens, with a schedule set for Thursday, September 14 for the English dubbed version and Tuesday, September 19 for the English subtitled version. Both screenings will start at 7:00 PM local ...

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Whoopi Goldberg Honored as a Disney Legend at D23 Expo

At the most recent D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event, iconic actress Whoopi Goldberg has been named as a Disney Legend, mostly for lending her voice to two popular Disney villains – Shenzi the hyena in The Lion King, and Stretch the gummy purple octopus in Pixar’s Toy Story 3. Being named a Disney Legend is another notch under Goldberg’s belt, as she is already one of the few ...

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Stunning POKEMON Poster Drawn by YOUR NAME Artist

A new poster has been released to coincide with the 20 anniversary Pokemon film, and the art style is not only undeniably beautiful with its lush rendering of greeneries and a shiny Pokeball, it may also be familiar to many anime fans. That’s because the artist behind it is Yoshitoshi Shinomiya, who is a prominent background artist that has worked on the Makoto Shinkai films “The Garden of ...

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First Official Trailer for Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Switch Port

With the release date of Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2’s Nintendo Switch port already locked in at September 22 for the West, Bandai Namco has seen it fit to release the first ever official trailer for this long-requested port (which hasn’t dulled, despite Dragon Ball Fighter Z pretty much stealing what little thunder was left from Xenoverse 2). Graphics-wise, the trailer won’t show you anything ...

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Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Release Delayed

The 3D cel-shaded RPG sequel Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom was originally slated for a November release date on the Playstation 4 and PC platforms, but unfortunately the Studio Ghibli-inspired game has been delayed and its release date pushed back to January 19, 2018. The developers state that the reason being a desire to deliver “the full experience” to fans, which might be a nice way of ...

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WATCH: Trailer for The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

Open Road Films has just released a brand new trailer for their upcoming CG comedy adventure film The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature. This sequel to the 2014 blockbuster will feature a stunning voice cast that includes the likes of Will Arnett (The Nut Job) Katherine Heigl (The Nut Job), Jackie Chan (Kung Fu Panda 3), Peter Stormare (Penguins of Madagascar), Bobby Cannavale (Ant-Man), Isabela Moner ...

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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Gets a September Release for the Switch

Fans wanted Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 to make its way to the Switch, and so Bandai Namco capitulated and announced plans to port the 3D Anime Fighter/Quasi-RPG to Nintendo’s newest machine, with an eye towards a fall release date. That vague time frame has since been narrowed down to a more specific release date: Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 will be released for the Nintendo Switch on September 22 in ...

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Miraculous Ladybug Joins KidsClick Programming Block

According to a recent announcement by Zag America, the Paris-based animated series Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir will be joining KidsClick, which is a daily national programming block targeted towards young viewers. The block has been largely successful since its launch last July 1, making it a great fit for the equally successful Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir. For ...

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CLIP: Adventure Time Event Provides Five Nights of Strangeness

This month, things are going to get a little bit strange in the Land of Ooo due to a special five-night Adventure Time programming event on Cartoon Network, which kicks off on Monday, July 17 at 7:45 pm ET/PT via the episode titled “Abstract,” which has Jake being haunted by a mysterious dream. This is followed on Tuesday at the same time with the episode “Ketchup,” which is special ...

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Bojack Horseman Returns to Netflix in September for 4th Season

According to a recent announcement, the award-winning original animated series BoJack Horseman will be making its grand return to streaming service Netflix on Friday, September 8 for its fourth season. The debut date was first teased on the show’s official twitter account via the following pic: pic.twitter.com/UOoW7pzwqw — BoJack Horseman (@BoJackHorseman) July 10, 2017 The image is a ...

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