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PBS Kids to Air Curious George Special on Valentine’s Day

PBS Kids will be celebrating Valentine’s Day in advance with the help of Curious George via the special Happy Valentine’s Day, George!. The holiday special will follow Curious George as he tries to make his friends a Valentine’s Day card. Unfortunately, he finds it difficult doing everything manually so he resorts to creating the first ever monkey Valentine printing press, with the use of ...

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Julius Jr. Makes its Way to France

France will have a little bit of monkey business going on this fall, as Saban Brands’ animated preschool series Julius Jr. has just been licensed to French broadcaster TF1, after a deal that was brokered by MarVista Ent. The deal includes all 26 half hour episodes of the series. The French premiere will follow shortly after the US, via Nick Jr. TF1 will also serve as the official licensing ...

Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness: Sticky Situation
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Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness: Sticky Situation

Finally, after all the waiting, Nickelodeon will premiere the brand new Kung Fu Panda series on Monday November 7th at 5:30pm. The CG DreamWorks Animation toon, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, follows Po, Viper, Mr. Ping and others from the Kung Fu Panda franchise in regular series-based adventures, where the Dragon Warrior teams with the Furious Five to defend the Valley of Peace from ...

More ‘One Piece’ Episodes to be Released in 2012
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FUNimation shares treasure: new One Piece episodes in 2012

It has been revealed in a recent unofficial One Piece Podcast that a fourth season of the action adventure anime ‘One Piece’ will be released by FUNimation Entertainment. The podcast is unofficial, but hosted by FUNimation senior Brand Manager Curtis Shaw and voice talents Christopher Sabat and Colleen Clinkenbeard (who did the voice for Roronoa Zoro and Monkey D. Luffy, respectively), so ...

DreamWorks brings Po back to theaters in Kung Fu Panda 2
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DreamWorks brings Po back to theaters in Kung Fu Panda 2

Is everybody Kung Fu Fighting? Anyone out there fast as lightning? Sorry, these are just lyrics. And, frankly, they’re a little bit frightening. But pay them no mind! What we should ALL be focusing on is the fact that DreamWorks Animation is bringing one of our favorite CG franchises back to theaters with the release of Kung Fu Panda 2, TODAY. A sequel to the 2008 original, Kung Fu ...

Time to get chopping for Kung Fu Panda 2, in theaters Thursday
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Time to get chopping for Kung Fu Panda 2, in theaters Thursday

The countdown has shifted from years, to days, and now down to hours, with every second bringing us closer to the theatrical launch of Kung Fu Panda 2. This Thursday, May 26th, DreamWorks Animation brings the latest and greatest CG adventure to theaters, ready to tell the continuing saga of Po and his quest to study the ancient art. Unfortunately, that study is quickly interrupted, and Po must ...

Kung Fu Panda 2 in theaters May 26th
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Kung Fu Panda 2 in theaters May 26th

THIS WEEKEND!!! …wait, no. NEXT weekend. BAH! We were all excited for a bit. I just Kung-Fu’d a few ToonBarn staffers to the ground. Now I have to wait until they wake back up to apologize and let them know that it’s not today, but NEXT week that Kung Fu Panda 2 hits theaters. No worries, I can at least continue to hype it!! So what is there to look forward to? The ...

Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness chops Nickelodeon
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Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness chops Nickelodeon

In an effort to crank up both their animated attack, as well as their Saturday Morning block, Nickelodeon has big plans for Kung-Fu Panda. The DreamWorks CG blockbuster made huge waves at the box office, with more of the same planned for the sequel (The Kaboom of Doom), and Nick is hoping to cash in on that success with the animated series, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness. Noting the ...

Pokemon Black & White battles the Shadow of Zekrom on Cartoon Network
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Pokemon Black & White battles the Shadow of Zekrom on Cartoon Network

When it launches the morning of February 12th, Pokemon Black & White will debut as the 14th season of the Pocket Monsters franchise. We know Ash and Pikachu will be there, but what else can we expect from Cartoon Network’s new Saturday Morning series? Well, despite the fact that his quest to become a Pokemon Master has taken over a decade, Ash appears to be younger than ever, with ...

Kung Fu Panda 2 Super Bowl Spot
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Kung Fu Panda 2 Super Bowl Spot

May 26th is going to change things. At least as far as animals with martial arts training go. Whatwever the case, it’s on that date of this year that DreamWorks will release Kung Fu Panda 2: The Kaboom of Doom, the CG sequel to 2008’s original Kung Fu Panda. And the film got the biggest official nod one could get, with it’s very own commercial spot during Super Bowl XLV. ...

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Boomerang goes ape!

In honor of the foolishness associated with today, the famed April Fool’s Day, Boomerang is featuring an all day special with all sorts of monkey-related hijinx! The special, called Ape-Reel Fool’s Day, is running through episodes of The Magilla Gorilla Show, The Powerpuff Girls featuring Mojo Jojo, ape-themed episodes of The Flintstones, Scooby Doo and Top Cat. ...

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One Piece Unlimited Cruise: Episode 2 for WII

Check out this Japanese trailer for the upcoming game, One Piece Unlimited Cruise: Episode 2, for the Nintendo Wii.  The title comes out at the end of February in Japan, and so far has no schedule outside of the country.  But here’s to hoping! ...

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