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Transformers: The Japanese Collection Headmasters DVD
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Transformers: The Japanese Collection Headmasters DVD

Optimus Prime lives again. The energy of the Matrix has been released. Peace reigns on Cybertron. This is how we knew the end of the original Transformers 1980s animated series. But this “Generation 1” era didn’t simply end where most fans across the globe thought it did! In Japan, the series continued from that point, beginning with the arrival of the Headmasters, a new ...

Cars 2 drives to theaters today from Pixar and Disney
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Cars 2 drives to theaters today from Pixar and Disney

Pixar and Disney have been working on a sequel to Cars for 5 years now, and as of today, all of that hard work has finally paid off. Cars 2 drives to theaters today, ready for a giant box office, in all of it’s 3D and CG glory. The film reunites Lightning McQueen with Mater, on what seems like a typical event: the quest to become the fastest car in the world at the World Grand Prix. ...

Breakthrough Entertainment sends Rocket Monkeys to Teletoon
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Breakthrough Entertainment sends Rocket Monkeys to Teletoon

If you think “Rocket Monkeys” sounds awesome, how do you think “26 Rocket Monkeys” sounds? Awesomer? That’s what Breakthrough Entertainment is hoping, as they work with Teletoon to bring the brand new animated series to televisions starting fall 2012. The toon is about monkey astronauts, or monkey-nauts, who are quite appropriately shot into outer space, ...

Adventure Time your shirt
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Adventure Time your shirt

Love Adventure Time? Love designing? Love …wearing shirts? Well, then Cartoon Network Enterprises has you in mind! Along with Threadless, the great CN is offering a month-long Adventure Time design challenge, inviting fans to design t-shirts based on the Adventure Time animated series. You can go all algebraic on the contest, submitting your Adventure Time themed designs for a shot at ...

Star Wars: The Clone Wars The Complete Season 3 hits DVD and Blu-ray October 18th
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Star Wars: The Clone Wars The Complete Season 3 hits DVD and Blu-ray October 18th

Fans of the Star Wars universe are pretty lucky. There’s not one, but two amazing trilogies in the theatrical collection, and these guys get released in various formats and cinematic presentations seemingly every week. Then there’s the video games, the action figures, the whole collection of clothing options… and last but not least, the phenomenal CG animated series that ...

Futurama season 6B on Comedy Central
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Futurama season 6B on Comedy Central

Futurama returns tonight, with an all new seasons! Er… half season! Appropriately dubbed “season 6B”, thirteen episodes making up the second half of season 6 kicks of with the June 23rd debut on Comedy Central. The (half) season premiere is actually a back-to-back mini marathon! The first episode is Neutopia, where the crew crash-lands on an unknown world, with unknown ...

Voltron Force premieres with big numbers for Nicktoons
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Voltron Force premieres with big numbers for Nicktoons

With a few decades of nostalgia from the 1980s classic series, Nickelodeon’s new Voltron toon, Voltron Force, made a huge impact during it’s recent debut! In fact, the numbers were so big that Nicktoons proudly proclaimed the transforming lions as the highest rated debut ever on the network. The opening episode, Voltron Force: New Defenders Trilogy, was just the start of what Nick ...

Canimals heads to France, from BRB, Aardman, and Vooz
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Canimals heads to France, from BRB, Aardman, and Vooz

When a group of animated critters get together on various adventures, especially those that interact with the real world, seems like a lot can go wrong. But “can” is a very key phrase here … especially when the critters are can-shaped, themselves. That’s the premise of Canimals, a new toon courtesy of BRB International, Aardman, and Vooz Club. The 3D and CG series will ...

MASK The Complete Original Series: Illusion is the Ultimate Weapon
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MASK The Complete Original Series: Illusion is the Ultimate Weapon

On August 9th, get ready to get Masked – no Halloween necessary. That Tuesday, Shout! Factory and FremantleMedia Enterprises will bring every episode of the M.A.S.K. animated series from the mid 1980s to DVD, in a gigando package dubbed MASK The Complete Original Series. Spanning a whopping 12 DVDs, the box set collects every adventure for the Mobile Armored Strike Kommand, as well as a ...

Battle Peter Pan's Captain Hook in Disneyland Adventures
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Battle Peter Pan’s Captain Hook in Disneyland Adventures

At E3 2011, lucky fans in attendance got to see first hand just how cool Xbox 360’s Kinect will be, as a whole new line of games was being heavily promoted for the system. One such game, Disneyland Adventures, caught special attention from ToonBarn followers, due to the obvious links to animation. The title recreates a large amount of the Disneyland theme park, that is normally only ...

Mel Blanc voices The Looney Tunes again in Daffy's Rhapsody
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Mel Blanc voices The Looney Tunes again in Daffy’s Rhapsody

A few weeks back, we caught wind that Warner Bros. was bringing the Looney Tunes to the big screen. Riding high on the success of the relaunched characters in Cartoon Network’s The Looney Tunes Show, Daffy, Elmer Fudd, and other icons will be appearing in three new 3D, CG animated shorts. We’ve since learned that two of the spots, Daffy’s Rhapsody and I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat, ...

Pukeko Pictures delivers the WotWots season 2
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Pukeko Pictures delivers the WotWots season 2

What? WHAT?! No, no no… it’s “WotWot” as in “The WotWots!” The popular toon about SpottyWot and DottyWot, a pair of alien creatures, is now headed toward a second season, courtesy of Pukeko Pictures. Developed at Richard Taylor’s Weta Workshop, the WotWots launched in 2009, and have picked up steam ever since — not unlike the character’s ...

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