background img

All posts tagged in: 4kids

4Kids comments on Chaotic going chaotic
2700 Views

4Kids comments on Chaotic going chaotic

Amidst rumors of 4Kids being bought by another company, the licensing company recently spoke out about recent transactions related to Chaotic. The famed cartoon and trading card game animated property has built up a great following since launching a few years back. There’ve been multiple animation styles, a run on TheCW4Kids and Cartoon Network, video games, even a softdrink. But now, ...

Rumor: 4Kids and TheCW4Kids to be acquired by 3rd Party
2928 Views

Rumor: 4Kids and TheCW4Kids to be acquired by 3rd Party

4Kids Entertainment, the company forever connected with Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, TheCW4Kids, dubbing issues, Al Kahn, Chaotic, Toonzai, and more, could soon be owned by an entirely new company. At least, that is the current report brought to ToonBarn. After a bit of investigating, it appears a company called Prescott Group Capital Management has purchased a number of shares of stock in the ...

Nicktoons goes Dragon Ball Z Kai crazy May 24th
2640 Views

Nicktoons goes Dragon Ball Z Kai crazy May 24th

Monday May 24th is D-Day for Nickelodeon watchers. Well, DBZ-day. Or, maybe DBZK-day? Whatever you want to call it, at 8pm, Nicktoons will be airing back to back episodes of Dragon Ball Z Kai, repeating the back-to-back mini-marathon again on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of that week. The Funimation Entertainment and Toei Animation series has 99 episodes in all for its American deal, ...

BRB Internacional calls 4Kids Entertainment Suckers
2354 Views

BRB Internacional calls 4Kids Entertainment Suckers

Well, sorta. BRB Internacional, the Spanish animation studio, recently appointed 4Kids Entertainment as the official licensee for its new HD animated series The Secret Life of Suckers. The CG toon, co-produced by Screen 21, Genoma Animation, and Televisio de Catalunya, is about a group of toys, adorned with suction-cups (“suckers”) that hang from the inside of car windows and, of ...

TheCW4Kids to become Toonzai, says 4Kids Entertainment
4867 Views

TheCW4Kids to become Toonzai, says 4Kids Entertainment

There once was a time, before 4KidsTV, when Fox’s Saturday morning cartoon block was called FoxBox. Before The WB’s cartoon block became TheCW4Kids, it was the KidsWB. It seems like cartoons are always evolving and changing, and apparently the people at 4Kids Entertainment and The CW felt it was time for a re-branding of their Saturday block, as well. To kick off this Fall’s ...

Dragon Ball Z Kai to TheCW4Kids
3726 Views

Dragon Ball Z Kai to TheCW4Kids

We only just recently got the news that Dragon Ball Z Kai will be joining Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons lineup later this year, and now we’re here with another Dragon Ball announcement: Dragon Ball Z Kai will be heading to Saturdays on TheCW4Kids. Wait… what?! Yes, that’s right. Funimation and Toei have not only teamed up with Nick, they’ve teamed up with 4Kids, too! ...

RollBots roll across the globe, to DVD
1546 Views

RollBots roll across the globe, to DVD

Amberwood Entertainment definitely has a hit on their hands with RollBots. The animated series has been a tremendous ratings success, and the toys have also been well received. Now, the company is trying to extend the show’s reach, by signing new TV deals across areas of Europe and Asia. The deals are made for broadcast TV as well as DVD production, to bring fans up to speed on ...

Tai Chi Chasers
2443 Views

4Kids introduces Tai Chi Chasers

4Kids Entertainment is hoping to revive its Saturday morning offerings with a brand new series, Tai Chi Chasers. The toon will be a mix of traditional cel and CG animation, twisting an anime series for the American audience — similar to the company’s efforts with Dinosaur King; bringing a Japanese series worldwide. The series follows the adventures of Rai, a descendant of the ...

Turtles Forever Uncut
6055 Views

Turtles Forever, uncut and online

When we first heard of Turtles Forever, we were in TMNT heaven. Then crushed, when it was taken away. But then happy again when it was brought back as a TV movie. Unfortunately, many folks missed the airing, and with no specific talk of a DVD or theatrical release, the special was thought to be lost. But, ah, the joy of the internet! Thanks to awesome video sites, and the caring upload of ...

Check out the full Simpsons commercial spot from the Super Bowl
1466 Views

Check out the full Simpsons commercial spot from the Super Bowl

A few days ago, we previewed the Simpsons and Coca-Cola commercial spot during this year’s Super Bowl. As the Colts battled the Saints during Super Bowl XLIV, Mr. Burns was battling the recent bad economy (gee, who could have caused that?) as all of his precious belongings were being taken from him. Just when things looked the bleakest for the billionaire, the town of Springfield rallied ...

4Kids CEO Al Kahn grabs Bernie Madoff's apartment - Penthouse, I choose you!
1328 Views

4Kids CEO Al Kahn grabs Bernie Madoff’s apartment – Penthouse, I choose you!

Does the name “Bernie Madoff” ring a bell? He’s not exactly on every cartoon fan’s mind, so we’d understand if not. As a quick sum up, he’s the guy in all the trouble lately because he ran illegal “Ponzi schemes”, stealing millions of dollars from unsuspecting folks. To retrieve some of that money, the government has been auctioning off his ...

Dinosaur King and Hachette work together
1696 Views

Dinosaur King and Hachette work together

Hachette Collections SNC has just signed a monster of a deal. Er, a dinosaur of a deal? Well, that doesn’t sound right, but it is accurate! The group is now a new publishing licensee for Dinosaur King. The property, licensed into an animated series and trading card game brand by 4Kids Entertainment, will see Hachette take over in various European and African locations, joining a number ...

Skip to toolbar