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VIZ Media Launches Manga Stocking Stuffer Sweepstakes
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VIZ Media Launches Manga Stocking Stuffer Sweepstakes

VIZ Media is celebrating the holidays by launching a special holiday event dubbed “Manga Stocking Stuffer Sweepstakes” starting today all the way through Thursday, December 19. Under the event, every digital graphic novel purchase on VIZManga.com will come with one entry into the drawing for three awesome prize packs valued at over $400 dollars. The winners will be announced on the ...

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 ...

Metajets marathon on Cartoon Network for July 4th weekend
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Metajets marathon on Cartoon Network for July 4th weekend

Cartoon Network is helping us celebrate the Fourth of July holiday in a big way this year! The toon-friendly channel is pumping out hours and hours of the anime series Metajets for all to enjoy in an all day marathon on July 4th. The high-flying series will continue at weekday mornings at 6:00 starting July 5th and running daily. The show is about young flying aces competing in the ...

Happy Fourth of July from ToonBarn
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Happy Fourth of July from ToonBarn

Fireworks, hot dogs, hamburgers, sparklers, apple pie, green lawns, picnic blankets, beaches, or even just air conditioning and TV! However you guys, your families, and your friends are celebrating the holiday, we just wanted to wish you a happy one! From all of us at ToonBarn, to all of you ToonBarners out there, Happy Fourth of July!!! (And Happy Birthday, America!!) ...

4Kids brings Penelope the blue koala to the world
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4Kids brings Penelope the blue koala to the world

Penelope is an adorable blue koala, just as eager to play and learn as she is to get into trouble. In an effort to spread Penelope’s animated series across the globe, 4Kids has recently made plans with the producer, Nippon Animation, signing the CG animated toon to a number of different locations. The show is based on the 48 book titles by Anne Gutman and Georg Hallensleben, published by ...

Speedy Gonzales Happy Cinco de Mayo from ToonBarn
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Happy Cinco de Mayo from ToonBarn

Cinco de Mayo, Spanish for “fifth of May”, is one of the larger celebrations in Mexico. While it is specifically associated with Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín and the Mexican army’s victory at the Battle of Puebla, the date is mostly known as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride. Toon-wise, perhaps the most famous Mexican character of them all is Speedy Gonzales, known as ...

Boomerang offers a Captain Planet and the Planeteers marathon on Earth Day
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Boomerang offers a Captain Planet and the Planeteers marathon on Earth Day

Hoping to make a difference this year for Earth Day, Cartoon’s cousin Network (sister network? brother?) Boomerang (Australian brother?) will offer viewers a special 12-hour marathon of Captain Planet and the Planeteers; perhaps the Earth-friendliest superhero squad of all time. The marathon will run this Saturday, April 17th, from 8am to 8pm, kicking off with a two-part episode called ...

Disney Channel goes green for Earth Day
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Disney Channel goes green for Earth Day

Disney is going all out for this year’s Earth Day. On Saturday, April 17th, the Disney Channel will offer brand new episodes of a number of series, including: Handy Manny, and new eco-friendly episodes of Special Agent Oso and Imagination Movers. Then, on Earth Day (April 22nd) there will be green-themed episodes of Phineas and Ferb, Hannah Montana, The Suite Life On Deck, and Wizards of ...

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The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That

On Monday, September 6th (Labor Day!) PBS Kids and Random House will team together to launch the new animated series The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! Famed comedic actor Martin Short will provide the voice of Dr. Seuss’s Cat in the Hat, in the series that guides the audience on natural science-themed adventures, along with help from the Fish, Thing 1, and Thing 2. The show, ...

Happy Easter from ToonBarn
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Happy Easter from ToonBarn

Hoppity Hop Hop, look at SpongeBob go! For many fans in ToonBarn land, today is filled with bunnies, baskets, and (hopefully!) candy! And whether you’re cartoon favorite on this day is Bugs Bunny, Roger Rabbit, the Peanuts characters, or something else, we wish them, and you, a Happy ...

It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown
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It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown

With Easter time coming up, we’re due for another holiday visit from our pals Charlie Brown and Snoopy. The Peanuts crew was given to us by Charles M. Schulz, and the gift keeps on giving as every few weeks, we’re the happy recipients of another special. This time, we get It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown, ready to hit ABC on Wednesday, March 31 at 8pm. The special ...

Happy St. Patrick's Day
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day, the day where everyone can be Irish. Maybe you find a 4 leaf clover, maybe you’ll dance a jig, maybe you’ll eat some shamrock stew, maybe you’ll find a pot of gold… there’s so many options, but the important part is just to have fun, wear green, and become unusually lucky. And, of course, share your love of all things green ...

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