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Decode Enterprises brings Kid vs Kat worldwide
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Decode Enterprises brings Kid vs Kat worldwide

Studio B Productions has a winner on their hands and their paws. Just about two and a half years ago, they launched Kid vs. Kat on YTV to immediate success. This was shortly followed by the premiere on Disney XD. Now Decode Enterprises plans to bring the series all across the world, including TV Azteca and ECTV. The DHX Media toon has a simple premise at heart; a war between a boy and his ...

Worldwide Biggies introduces Bigby and the League Against Pirates and Dragons
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Worldwide Biggies introduces Bigby and the League Against Pirates and Dragons

If you’re ever lucky enough to come up with a great concept, what do you do with it? Create a web series? A video game? An iPhone app? Traditional cartoon? It’s certainly a tough call, as each of the paths offers a few positives. For Albie Hecht and Worldwide Biggies, their goal is to hit them all. They plan to introduce Bigby, their character creation, to the mainstream first ...

Cartoon Network, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. launch DC Nation
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Cartoon Network, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. launch DC Nation

In 2012, Cartoon Network has comic book goodness in store for all of us! Next year, the animation giant will launch DC Nation, an enormous partnership between the CN and DC Comics. Working with Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, DC Nation will be “a multi-platform block of exclusive branded original content.” DC Nation will be the exclusive home for original DC animation ...

Pokemon Black and White sales catch'em all
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Pokemon Black and White sales catch’em all

The best selling Pokemon game at launch? Pokemon Black and White. The best selling games during the month of March, 2011? Pokemon Black and White. There’s a pattern here, and Pokemon is the answer. The classic concept may be up there in age (the first Pokemon games used the same ideas and are over a decade old) but they’re clearly as popular now as they ever have been. In fact, ...

Sonic Generations celebrates Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog
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Sonic Generations celebrates Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog

Sonic the Hedgehog is fast, blue, and just about to turn 20 years old. In celebration of the big 2-0, Sega is bringing out what could possibly be the biggest Sonic game to hit consoles in the two decades he’s been here. The title, Sonic Generations, will be available on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 later this year, readying to pay homage to the storied history of Sonic. The levels are ...

Animation Domination CrossOver: Family Guy, American Dad, and Cleveland Show in Seahorse Seashell Party
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Animation Domination CrossOver: Family Guy, American Dad, and Cleveland Show in Seahorse Seashell Party

Fox is known for it’s primetime toons, from the Simpsons to King of the Hill. But now, three of their giants will be merging in a single event, truly living up to the Animation Domination nickname! On May 1st, Family Guy, American Dad, and The Cleveland Show will have a triple crossover with one another perfect for Seth MacFarlane’s dreams. The Hurricane will hit American Dad and ...

DreamWorks Animation's Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon
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DreamWorks Animation’s Legend of the Boneknapper Dragon

So, imagine you live in a fantastical Viking world, where there are Firebreathing dragons, scaly dragons, big dragons, small dragons, the whole bit. And you go you’re entire life battling these dragons until, one day, you realize you’re both on the same side, with a common enemy of this massive dinosaurian dragon. Well, what if then your one-legged weaponsmith Gobber tells you ...

M.A.S.K. the Animated series comes to DVD
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M.A.S.K. the Animated series comes to DVD

If you wanted a cool toon with M.A.S.K., you got one. If you wanted a power ballad to open it up, you got one. The Mobile Armored Strike Kommand was an elite task force that ran through 1980s animated television with the likes of G.I. Joe and the Transformers. Better known as M.A.S.K., the group featured a number of specialized warriors led by Matt Trakker, who each possessed a vehicle that ...

Fans flock to RIO while Hop extends the box office holiday
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Fans flock to RIO while Hop extends the box office holiday

Once again, the box office tells the country what we’ve already known forever: toons rule. This weekend, it was the newcomer Rio to take the top spot. Fox animations tale of love between rare birds was far more than a match for the second place film, Scream 4, the latest sequel in the franchise. Maybe Scream should have added some CG animated characters to the grouping, as that appears ...

Win a Nintendo 3DS from ToonBarn
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Win a Nintendo 3DS from ToonBarn

Nintendo has just recently revealed that The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3DS will be hitting their new Nintendo 3DS on June 19th, 2011. What this means is one of the greatest games ever created will make the jump from Nintendo 64 to the latest handheld console, complete with reworked graphics, updated gameplay, and the glorious luxury of handsfree 3D. Now, how, exactly, does this fit into ...

Fox and Blue Sky bring Rio to theaters
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Fox and Blue Sky bring Rio to theaters

This weekend, Fox brings their latest CG animated effort to theaters with Rio. The Blue Sky Studios film is the sixth in their lineup, taking place (mostly) in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. Taking a distinctly musical path over the more comedic Ice Age movies, Rio is largely a love story about a rare blue Spix’s Macaw, conveniently named Blu, does what he can to impress Jewel, a ...

Pixar and Disney bring Toy Story marathon to Starz
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Pixar and Disney Toy Story marathon on Starz

Three of the greatest animated films of all time will be cramming their way into a single weekend! If you’ve got the Starz network, and a general love of all things toon, then this is the party for you. Today, April 16th, Starz will be showcasing Toy Story, Toy Story 2, and the premiere of Toy Story 3 starting at 6pm. As if that wasn’t awesome enough, the entire Pixar and Disney ...

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