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Little Vampire by Joann Sfar Gets Movie Treatment

Autochenille Production and StudioCanal have collaborated for an animated feature based on Joann Sfar’s comic Little Vampire. Joann Sfar (comicker and director of The Rabbi’s Cat and its adaptation) will direct the film, which is an original story getting some elements from the 1999 first volume by Delcourt. The comic focuses on a Little Vampire who’s bored because of being 10 years old for ...

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REVIEW: Derek Padula’s Dragon Ball Culture

I recently discovered that thedaoofdragonball.com’s Derek Padula has released a 7-volume analysis on Akira Toriyama’s beloved Dragon Ball franchise, so I had to check it out for myself. I mean, I’ve been stealing the guy’s content for years now and posting it on Toonbarn as news. I figured the content on the book is going to last me a while. So first things first, what’s this book ...

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VOLTRON: FROM DAYS OF LONG AGO – A 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

VOLTRON: FROM DAYS OF LONG AGO – A 30th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION explores the history and impact of the classic ‘80s Sci-fi animated epic, while providing readers with a complete encyclopedia of everything about Voltron: Defender of the Universe, since it began in 1984. San Francisco, CA, August 6, 2014 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of anime and manga in ...

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Nelvana Starts Production on TruckTown

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Studio has recently announced that they have begun production on a brand new boys’ preschool CG animated series titled Trucktown, which is based on the series of popular children’s books bearing the same name. So far, 40 thirty-minute episodes have been approved, with delivery date expected for spring 2014. The first broadcaster to pick up the ...

Jake sees bear acting like Finn
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Adventure Time: In Your Footsteps Review

This new episode starts off with Finn skydiving with Jake on his back. Who knows how they got high enough in the air to skydive in the first place, but that is beside the point. Finn uses Jake as a parachute, and they land softly on the ground. ...

New Australian Trailer for The Lorax
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Australian trailer for The Lorax

If the first official trailer for Universal’s 2012 feature Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax left you curious and interested in more details, then the new Australian trailer may give you exactly what you want; the newly released trailer for The Lorax offers more details about the highly anticipated adaptation of the Children’s book. ...

The Littlest Angel
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The Littlest Angel Hits the small screens

Great Highway Company and Portsmouth Pictures have recently finished the CG-animated direct-to-home video feature entitled The Littlest Angel. The film features the voices of Ron Perlman, Ed Kelly, and Caleb Wolfe. Scheduled for a November 15 release, the film aims to bring life to the best selling book by Charles Tazewell, which tells the story of the youngest angel in heaven – a young ...

The Lorax Jumps Over John Carter at the Box Office
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Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax hits theaters March 2nd

Four months from today, the world gets Seussed. No no, it’s a good thing! Dr. Seuss, one of the most famously vivid and creative authors of our time, would be celebrating a 108th birthday on March 2nd, 2012. To properly pay homage to his legend, Illumination Entertainment is teaming with Universal Pictures to bring the world one of his greatest creations in movie form: The Lorax. The ...

Nickelodeon and Wiley season SpongeBob's Kitchen Mission Cookbook
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Nickelodeon and Wiley season SpongeBob’s Kitchen Mission Cookbook

With years of watching SpongeBob, have you ever really just wanted to see what a Krabby Patty tastes like? I mean, there seems to always be a pretty decent following at the Krusty Krab from the folks in Bikini Bottom. Mr. Krabs should be able to share the secret recipe with us, right? Well, what once was just a dream can now actually be a reality, with Nickelodeon and Wiley Hardcover’s ...

Sparky Animation scares up One Stormy Night, Tocori the Ghost
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Sparky Animation scares up One Stormy Night, Tocori the Ghost

Working hard during the Halloween holiday season, we see! Along with partners like Duckbill Entertainment, Bandai Visual, and Baku Enterprises, Sparky Animation is producing a brand new CG animated series called One Stormy Night. Based on a book series by Yuichi Kimura about a goat and a wolf, the toon is scheduled to hit Tokyo TV in April, with Amino Tetsurou guiding the CG anime. But ...

The Littlest Angel comes to DVD Nov 15th from Anchor Bay Entertainment
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The Littlest Angel comes to DVD Nov 15th from Anchor Bay Entertainment

On November 15th, don’t be on the lookout for the largest angel, or even regular sized angels; that day belongs to the Littlest Angel! Based on one of the best-selling children’s book of all time, Charles Tazewell’s The Littlest Angel, the film of the same name tells the story of a young boy who arrives in heaven before his time. Home-sick and lonely, he will travel back to ...

Nelvana's Scaredy Squirrel premieres on Cartoon Network
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Nelvana’s Scaredy Squirrel premieres on Cartoon Network

Please note, this post has been thoroughly cleaned before reading! Enough so to even be safe enough for Scaredy Squirrel to enjoy. The character was first created by Melanie Watt for her book series in 2006, and now Nelvana Enterprises is animating the Scaredy Squirrel cartoon for Cartoon Network, which recently made its premiere. The toon follows Scaredy on his regular adventures, and days ...

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