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Snack World sets sights on Australia

Level-5 abby’s new CG-animated action-comedy The Snack World will be heading to Cartoon Network in Australia. The anime adventure, from the creators of Yo-Kai Watch and Inazuma Eleven, will air weekends at 4:30PM beginning November 2nd. Welcome to Snack World, the hyper, casual, fantasy universe with princesses, dragons, genies, smartphones, and convenience stores! Explore this ...


Super Dinosaur suits up for Australian launch

The 26 x 22-minute CG-animated adaptation of Robert Kirkman and Jason Howard’s Super Dinosaur comic book series is heading to Australia. Free-to-air broadcaster ABC ME will premiere the series May 18th at 7:35 AM. Produced by Spin Master Entertainment in conjunction with Skybound Entertainment with animation by Atomic Cartoons, Super Dinosaur debuted last September in Canada on ...

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Australia’s ABC ME Gets Dragon Ball Super

Toei Animation has recently signed a deal with ABC Australia and its ABC ME network, which will see the hit anime action series Dragon Ball Super made available for Australian fans. The show used to be accessible to Australian viewers only through Crunchyroll and AnimeLab, and on DVD via Madman but the ABC ME deal provides a new broadcast option. ABC ME has already started airing Dragon Ball ...


Ben 10 Franchise Continues to Expand Towards Australia and New Zealand

Arguably one of the biggest and most beloved cartoon franchise to have graced our TV screens, Ben 10 shows no signs of stopping as it gets ready to bring its unique brand of intergalactic adventure to multiple platforms and into Australian and New Zealand regions this month via new free-to-air partnerships. The new partnerships include fresh new agreements with 9Go! And TVNZ2, which should ...


ABC Australia Picks Up JAM Media’s Becca’s Bunch

JAM Media has recently inked a major deal with ABC KIDS in Australia for their brand new preschool animated series, Becca’s Bunch. The new series is a 52 x 11min show that focuses on Becca, who is a bird who chirps to her own tune and goes on fantastical adventures around Wagtail Woods. Together with her “Bunch,” Pedro, Russel and Sylvia, Becca uses her big ideas and creativity in order to ...


9 Story’s Wild Kratts Makes its Way to Australia

9 Story Meda Group has recently announced that they have secured a raft of new deals in Australia for the hit animated series Wild Kratts, which includes a broadcast placement deal with Channel Nine’s Go! Channel. The channel will start airing the series weekdays at 7am and 2:30pm from November 14th and at 1:30pm on Saturdays and Sundays starting in November 21. Aside from broadcast deals, Wild ...


Blinky Bill TV Series to Return in 2016

Riding on the momentum of the Blinky Bill movie that’s going to debut this September, Seven Network Australia is going to launch an all new Blinky Bill TV series in 2016. Titled “The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill,” the new series consists of 26 episodes and will be developed by Australian studio Flying Bark Productions. The series will be carried by Channel 7. The Wild Adventures of Blinky ...

Adult Swim Makes its Way to Australia

Adult Swim Makes its Way to Australia

Not to be outdone by Toonami, Cartoonito, or Boomerang, Turner Broadcasting has recently brought Adult Swim to the Asia Pacific as the brand is officially launched as an online, on-demand video platform. The new online VOD platform will be accesible through and will feature existing [adult swim] programs such as Harvey Birdman, Robot Chicken, Metalocalypse, The Venture Bros, and ...

Vic the Viking Commissioned by Australia's ABC TV

Vic the Viking Commissioned by Australia’s ABC TV

A new 78 x 11 animated series titled Vic the Viking has been commissioned by Australian broadcaster ABC TV. The series will be co-produced by ASE studios and Studio 100 Animation, with help from Flying Bark Productions. The show was originally titled Vicky the Viking, but necessitated a title change as English-speaking audiences may prefer a more masculine name for the male Viking lead. ...

ToonOlympics Match 16 Canada vs Australia

ToonOlympics Second Round Match Canada Vs. Australia

ToonOlympics! What a difference a day makes! The battle between “Yamato 2199” and “Phineas and Ferb” is by far the biggest battle of the competition to date. And you still have until Midnight tonight to get all your votes in. It’s really incredible! At one point last night, Phineas and Ferb held a commanding 61-1 lead in this contest. As of the moment of the posting ...



With the release of THE RESCUERS (35TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION)/THE RESCUERS DOWN UNDER – 2 MOVIE COLLECTION, it’s apparent that Disney has picked up the habit of re-releasing remastered Blu-rays of their 2D classics by squeezing originals and their sequel in one combo pack. Not that we’re complaining. Getting two movies in one buy is always a good thing. But one possible reason they’ve done ...

ToonOlympics Match 15 Japan vs USA

ToonOlympics Second Round Match Japan Vs. USA

We told you the ToonOlympics competition on ToonBarn would have a match where you just can’t decide which cartoon is better. Well, here it is! Yamato 2199 takes on Phineas and Ferb. Both are excellent in many ways. Both have very good animation, excellent musical scores, and terrific voice-over work. What will be the deciding factor that puts one in front of the other? We haven’t ...

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