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5 Animal Characters Often Mistaken for Another Species

When it comes to cartoon characters that are based on animals, it’s usually easy for viewers to recognize whether it’s based on an actual animal or a fictional one. However, there are also edge cases that make people wonder exactly what kind of animal served as the inspiration. Here are 5 of the most notable examples: #5 Kung Fu Panda’s Tai Lung This powerful but horribly misguided villain ...

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Video: Princess Mononoke Recreated in 16 Bit

Princess Mononoke is arguably one of the most historically significant animated films to have come out of Japan, and its appeal crosses cultural barriers (having attracted a cult following even in the West, thanks to the dubbed release.) However, it’s not exactly the kind of franchise that would translate well to an SNES-era videogame. It would have required the multimedia capabilities of the ...

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ShadowMachine Films Release Red Band Trailer for Hell & Back

ShadowMachine Films has just released the first official trailer for their upcoming stop-motion horror comedy feature Hell & Back. The film is going to be R-rated and will be directed by Tom Gianas and Ross Shuman, featuring the voices of T.J. Miller, Nick swardson, Mila Kunis, Bob Odenkirk, Danny McBride, and Susan Sarandon. Hell & Back focuses on best friends Remy and Augie, who come ...

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VIDEO: FUNimation Announces Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F on Home Video

After the record-breaking success of Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F during a limited theatrical run in the US (netting $8.4 million), FUNimation Entertainment seeks to take advantage of the momentum that has been built by bringing the movie to even more people. And they’re doing it by releasing the film on digital HD starting October 9 and on retail outlets throughout the US and Canada starting ...

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Goldie & Bear Coming to WATCH Disney Junior

This coming September 12, the classic fairytale-inspired series Goldie & Bear will be making its way to Disney Junior’s WATCH Disney Junior platforms. The debut will consist of all six episodes of the series, with new episodes appearing on the WATCH app and website starting on Monday, September 21 through October 12. Goldie & Bear will also debut on Disney’s broadcast channels on ...

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Final Fantasy VII Makes Its Way to iOS

It’s going to be quite some time before we get a chance to play the actual modern remake of Final Fantasy VII, but that doesn’t mean we can’t revisit the original series using a more modern platform. Chances are PC users (who are not into emulation) already have the steam version, but people who need something a little bit more portable will finally get their very own Final Fantasy VII ...

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Nickelodeon Orders 20 Episodes of Pinky Malinky

Nickelodeon has recently ordered 20 episodes of the social-media oriented animated comedy series Pinky Malinky. The move is part of the network’s campaign to bolster their catalogue with original and internationally acclaimed content. Pinky Malinky is being produced by Nickelodeon Animation Studios in Burbank and is set to premiere in 2016. The series focuses on the titular positive hotdog, ...

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4K Media to Expand Yu-Gi-Oh!’s Eastern Europe Presence Under Expanded Deal

4K Media, which is a subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment and in charge of licensing and marketing for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Brand, will be expanding their deal with P.&R. Permissions * Rights Ltd., under which more Yu-Gi-Oh! titles for broadcast and home video distribution will enter the Eastern European market. “Over the years, P. & R. Permissions & Rights Ltd. and its sister ...

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5 Things Most People Don’t Know About Marvel

The buzz generated the Ant Man film has already been reduced to a gentle whisper now and there’s not a lot of news coming from the MCU, but don’t take that to mean that people have already forgotten about the company – they still have a lot of video game and comic book stuff going on and they’re firmly entrenched in people’s collective consciousness. However, despite the huge interest ...

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Bob Bacon Leaves Paramount Animation

According to a recent report by Deadline.com, Paramount Animation’s executive VP of production Bob Bacon is leaving the studio due to a restructuring move that eliminates the position completely. The report states that future oversight of animation production will be delegated to the current president of physical production, Lee Rosenthal. The move is surprising considering that the studio is ...

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Nickelodeon Greenlights 10th Season of Fairy Oddparents

Fans of The Fairly OddParents will want to keep a slot open in their viewing schedules, because Nickelodeon has just greenlit the 10th season of the Emmy Award-winning animated comedy series. The announcement was made by President of Content Development and Production, Russell Hicks. “As one of Nickelodeon’s most successful and longstanding series, this renewal of The Fairly OddParents is a ...

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9 Story Media Group Acquires Brown Bag Films

9 Story Media Group has just announced their acquisition of the multi-award winning animation studio Brown Bag Films. The Dublin-based Brown Bag Films has a studio in Manchester, an office in Los Angeles, and employs over a hundred and seventy creative and production staff. The studio boasts of a rich library of hit children’s series, including the likes of Octonauts, Doc McStuffins, Henry ...

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