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Nicktoons and THQ combine to form Voltron Force video games
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Nicktoons and THQ combine to form Voltron Force video games

Mega-thrusters are go! Nicktoons has a good thing going with the upcoming Voltron Force series: a revisit to the world of the 1980s hit. Nothing the hype and impending success, THQ plans to jump aboard early, already coming forward to announce a line of Voltron Force video games to herald the franchise’s return. They, along with World Events Productions, hope to have the new game in ...

Is Nicktoons the fastest growing kids network?
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Is Nicktoons the fastest growing kids network?

Even though they’re very specific numbers, ratings can often be skewed to mean what you want them to mean. Maybe if you score low in one range, but higher in another, you can claim it was an off-week for your TV show, or maybe that it’s what you wanted all along! So when Nicktoons, Nickelodeon’s little cousin, makes a claim that they are the fastest-growing kids network, it ...

Will Cartoon Network's Thundercats go Snarfless
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Will Cartoon Network’s Thundercats go Snarfless

When Cartoon Network first became a mainstream powerhouse a few years back, it was famous for airing toons a decade or two off the air. This included many classics, and cult classics, from the 80s and 90s, like Voltron, G.I. Joe, Transformers and more. One such toon, apparently, had such a major impact on creators and producers that they’re deep into development of reviving the ...

Nicktoons welcomes Voltron Force and Mattel welcomes Voltron toys
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Nicktoons welcomes Voltron Force and Mattel welcomes Voltron toys

Just as the property celebrates its 25th anniversary, it looks like Voltron could be making a comeback. World Events Productions and Classic Media have teamed up to unveil a relaunch to the iconic 80s toon, with both a new television show and toy line. It looks like Voltron’s recent move to YouTube has helped bring about new interest! The new series, Voltron Force, (formerly Voltron ...

4Kids One Piece versus original anime One Piece
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4Kids One Piece versus original anime One Piece

Cartoons are sometimes created in one region of the world and later brought to others, making certain changes necessary; impacting different audiences, different beliefs, different languages, etc. It’s not an easy job, especially with us picky fans. 4Kids has been known to famously “Americanize” anime with a manga and Shonen Jump and Toei background, like One Piece, and even ...

Voltron Panthera Force
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Voltron Panthera Force

At a recent presentation of it’s upcoming awesomeness, Nickelodeon vowed to introduce the world to Voltron Panthera Force, the latest edition of the Voltron franchise. The franchise has seen many incarnations in it’s 30 years of cartoons, hitting high notes in the mid 80s with the Voltron Lion Squad. The new series, like the original, will follow a group of five young cadets who are ...

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Voltron: Defender of the YouTubeniverse

We’ve watched He-Man and She-Ra change the way we check out videos at YouTube. Now, many more classic toons are clawing their way to the online TV outlet, finding a home on the ‘Tube. Next up to bat: Voltron Defender of the Universe. Five brave space explorers discover the secret of combining incredible robot lions into one advanced robotic warrior named Voltron. Red, Green, ...

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Exclusive Interview with Spider-Man’s Josh Keaton

Just imagine how cool it would be to actually be Spider-Man! Josh Keaton gets to do that regularly, as the voice of Spidey and Peter Parker on Disney XD’s The Spectacular Spider-Man. Every Monday night at 7:30pm, it’s Josh’s voice that swings with Spider-Man swing through the city. How great is that!? 🙂 ToonBarn asked Josh that same question, so if you want to know too, ...

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Voltron: Defender of the …theaterverse…

New Regency could be bringing the 1980s toon “Voltron” to the big screen.  The feature film Voltron: Defender of the Universe is currently the topic of discussion between the big wigs at some movie companies, and Variety reports those discussions are about nailing down some actual production time.  It is still not exactly known how the movie will play out, if it will be cgi ...

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