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Kinsane Entertainment puts YOUNG CAPTAIN NEMO on its radar

Kinsane Entertainment reels in the film, TV, mobile game and podcast rights for hit deep-sea comedy-adventure book trilogy YOUNG CAPTAIN NEMO by Jason Henderson

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Cartoons, Cosby, and COVID-19

Does art negate the sins of the artist? Should contemporary families disregard Cosby’s sordid past in favor of retro cartoon co-viewing experiences? Does quantity usurp quality? In this case, does quantity of Cosby accusers pre-empt Cosby cartoon quality? After all, he has made darn good ‘toons.

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Spread Snack World anime like peanut butter

Snack World: Is it anime or animation? Who cares?!? It goes down like peanut butter and is more plentiful!

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A decree from the countess of cartoon storytelling: a book review of Animating Short Stories by Cheryl Briggs

Once upon a time . . . they lived happily ever after. The reason for such everlasting bliss is that they – ambitious, upstart animation pros – have devoured Cheryl Briggs’ newest publication entitled Animating Short Stories: Narrative Techniques and Visual Design (Bloomsbury Academic).

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Barbie: Princess Adventures brings movie series back

Mattel’s Barbie franchise first inspired a CG-animated direct-to-video film in 2001. Produced by Mainframe Entertainment, Barbie in the Nutcracker sold millions of units and inspired a seemingly endless line of followups ever year. In each, the heroine would take on different roles, sometimes being a rock star or even a super spy. She looked unstoppable […]

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Netflix launches new Pucca: Love Recipe animated series

Streaming giant Netflix added the new CG-animated Pucca: Love Recipe series to its library in a number of international markets, including the Canada and the United States on December 31st. 26 half hour episodes are now available, showcasing the love-struck Pucca and her attempts to woo Garu. The South Korean romantic comedy has seen its […]

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Spookley the Square Pumpkin returns with new TV special after 15 years

The 2004 CG-animated movie Spookley the Square Pumpkin is getting a followup fifteen years later. The original creative team and cast from the Halloween-themed cable TV favourite have reunited to produce the new animated holiday musical special, Spookley and the Christmas Kittens headed to Disney Channel and Disney Junior next month. The 45-minute special is […]

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Bakugan Battle Planet brawls into second season

Bakugan is standing tall, like an awesome one. Spin Master’s transforming, battling marble franchise is back with Bakugan: Battle Planet and the fun won’t stop there. During last month’s MIPCOM conference in France, the toy manufacturer, alongside fellow Canadian animation company Nelvana, confirmed that the anime series has been renewed for a second season. Bakugan: […]

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Cartoon Network Asia adds Time Bokan 24

WarnerMedia’s Cartoon Network channels in Asia are adding a new anime title to their lineup. The broadcaster has picked up Time Bokan 24 for linear across its Bahasa Malay, Cantonese, English, Mandarin and Thai feeds. After first debuting on Warner’s channel in Taiwan in the fall of 2018, the series is now expanding into multiple […]

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Fast & Furious Franchise Gets a Cartoon Spin-Off

Vin Diesel’s massively successful Fast & Furious franchise shows no sign of slowing down. With all of the blockbuster films under its belt, the car-loving film property is also revving up to take a slice out of the lucrative Kids’ Entertainment pie. According to recent reports, the franchise will get a 3D animated series adaptation […]

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Malaysian Super Hero Ejen Ali Debuts on the Big Screen

PrimeWorks Studios and Wau Animation recently made a joint announcement, which concerns the Malaysian super hero property Ejen Ali and its upcoming big screen adaptation. The theatrical release is November 28, with simultaneous screenings in Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei. This will mark the Malaysian series’ first foray into the full length film format. For those […]

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Snack World sets sights on Australia

Level-5 abby’s new CG-animated action-comedy The Snack World will be heading to Cartoon Network in Australia. The anime adventure, from the creators of Yo-Kai Watch and Inazuma Eleven, will air weekends at 4:30PM beginning November 2nd. Welcome to Snack World, the hyper, casual, fantasy universe with princesses, dragons, genies, smartphones, and convenience stores! Explore this […]