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Bob the Builder Gets New European Deals

HIT Entertainment and Mattel pronounced that the all-new series of Bob the Builder, which aims at preschool children has been acquired by VRT (Belgium), France 5, Z@pplin (Netherlands), Turner (UK), Rai YoYo (Italy, RTE (Ireland), MiniMini (Poland), Hop! (Israel) and E-TV (South Africa). Just a month since Mattel confirmed upcoming co-production and co-development of Bob […]

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Europe to Get Steelbook Versions of Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

If you think Japan has first dibs on all the cool region-exclusive Pokemon merchandise, you’d be wrong as it seems that Nintendo is throwing European fans the proverbial bone via the special release of Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire, both of which will have limited edition Steelbook versions starting in November 28. The Steelbook […]

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Pokemon Bank is Now Available in Australia, Europe, and New Zealand

After the somewhat problematic western launch of Nintendo’s Pokemon Bank 3DS app last December, which resulted in the launch being postponed due to the unexpectedly large volume of traffic that crippled their servers, the service has now been officially made available to gamers in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. In order to make up for […]

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009 Re: Cyborg Picked Up by UK’s Anime Limited

The UK has the enviable position of occasionally getting localized anime before North America, and sometimes even gets anime that was never released in US shores. This seems to be the case with Kenji Kamiyama’s (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) revival of the hit sci fi anime franchise 009 Re: Cyborg. The revival […]

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Warwick Davis to Host Star Wars Celebration Europe

Fans who will be attending the official Lucasfilm event for all thigns Star Wars, Star Wars Celebration, will be enjoying the talents of their extraordinary Celebrity Host, Warwick Davis. While Warwick Davis is more famous for his role as an evil Leprechaun in the same-titled horror movie franchise, he got his start in the business […]

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Star Wars

Star Wars Celebration Europe to Come to Germany This Year

The official Lucasfilm event for all things related to Star Wars, Star Wars Celebration Europe, will be coming to Messe Essen, Germany this July 26-28, 2013. Tickets are now available via the website www.starwarscelebration.eu. The Star Wars Celebration this year is expected to draw anywher from 25,000 to 30,000 fans of the franchise to Essen, […]

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Geronimo Stilton toys

Want some Geronimo Stilton toys? You got’em! Atlantyca Entertainment and the MoonScoop Group have agreed to work with toy company Giochi Preziosi to produce toys for the animated series. But what if you’ve never heard of the show? That’s OK! It’s not on TV yet 🙂 But it will be on Italian TVs this fall, […]

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars goes global

Lucasfilm Animation’s animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars will be launching onto 23 (!!) different Cartoon Networks around the world this month.  This includes areas in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.  Even better, folks in the US will soon be able to check it out on two channels! The series, […]

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KidsCo movin’ on over to Germany

Germany will be welcoming KidsCo today on Unitymedia, the cable broadcaster.  KidsCo has become available in more and more locations over the past few years, notably for all of our pals over in Europe.  The channel features of number of classic cartoons, with a great stable of shows including:  Babar the Elephant, Big And Hairy, […]

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Jetix gettin new digs! …er… dot com!

Jetix will soon be sporting some new websites, at least in their European locations.  Jetix Europe has announced that they will be launching redesigns of all 19 of its localized websites across Europe, starting in September 2008.  Along with the upgrades will be a better look, easier navigation, and lots more to do.  Amongst the […]