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Gundam, Kamen Rider, and Ultraman take flight in Lost Heroes on Nintendo 3DS

Namco Bandai’s Banpresto label announced an interesting crossover during Nintendo’s press conference, called Nintendo Direct. This new title combines Japanese super hero franchises, Kamen Rider, and Ultraman with anime powerhouse Mobile Suit Gundam in Lost Heroes. The new 3DS title is a dungeon crawling role playing game set to hit Japanese shelves next year. Check out the debut ...

Ben 10 and Generator Rex: Heroes United coming to Cartoon Network
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Ben 10 and Generator Rex: Heroes United coming to Cartoon Network

A few months back, ToonBarn ran a story about the potential crossover of the Ben 10 universe with the newly created Generator Rex universe. Seeing as how both are iconic heroes on Cartoon Network, and both have ties to Man of Action Studios, it made perfect sense — at least for the April Fools joke that we ran it as, Generator Rex: Ultimate Alien: . A good chunk of our readers were ...

Ben 10 and Rex merge for Generator Rex Ultimate Alien
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Ben 10 and Rex merge for Generator Rex Ultimate Alien

Cartoon Network has some big ideas! So, let’s say you have two of the most popular action franchises of all time, what do you do? On the one hand, there’s Ben 10. He’s had an incredible string of success in the original series, the sequel series Ben 10: Alien Force, and now the third Ben 10: Ultimate Alien. On the other hand, there’s a new series from the same Man of ...

DreamWorks has How to Train Your Dragon sequel in the works
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DreamWorks has How to Train Your Dragon sequel in the works

Shrek has sequels. Madagascar has sequels. Kung Fu Panda is working on a sequel. Clearly, DreamWorks Animation has done a great job at building franchises with their CG animated hits, so it’s no surprise that their latest and greatest adventure How to Train Your Dragon will become the next to get the sequel treatment. The original “Dragon” is currently a repeat box office ...

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