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Pokemon TCG Makes Its Way to iPad

Pokemon TCG Makes Its Way to iPad

As previously announced at the World Championships in Washington DC this summer, the online version of the Pokemon Trading Card Game has been launched on the iPad platform. This will be a big boon to fans of the iconic TCG that no longer have the ability to collect and store the cards (for a number of reasons, I’m sure.) The Pokemon TCG Online game lets players collect, trade, and play on their…

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Horrid Henry Picked Up by Cartoon Network for APAC

Horrid Henry Picked Up by Cartoon Network for APAC

Zodiak Kids has recently announced that Novel Entertainment’s 2D animated children’s series Horrid Henry has been licensed by Cartoon Network for the APAC region. As a sign that the show’s not going anywhere, Zodiak Entertainment has also acquired a brand new fourth season of the series from Novel, consisting of 52 x 11 episodes. Cartoon Network has also taken on seasons 4 and 3 and re-licensed…

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Cartoon Network Gets Ready to Peek Over the Garden Wall

Cartoon Network Gets Ready to Peek Over the Garden Wall

This coming November, Cartoon Network will be premiering their first animated miniseries, Over the Garden Wall, over five consecutive nights starting on Monday, November 3 at 7 pm ET/PT. The ten-episode mystery adventure mini-series is created by Patrick McHale (Adventure Time) and features the voices of Elijah Wood (Lord of the Rings Trilogy), Melanie Lynskey (Two and a Half Men) and Collin Dean…

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The Awesome Adventures of Aoi Seeks Funding

The Awesome Adventures of Aoi Seeks Funding

Daniel Krohnengold and his creative team is hard at work on a new animated series targeted towards teens and young adults titled “The Awesome Adventures of Aoi.” In order to fund the project, the creators have set up an Indiegogo page and are seeking €11,000 by November 21, 2014, in order to complete the first chapter of the animated program. Funding will go toward the script and storyboard as…

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BRB to Present Latest From Invizimals at MIPCOM 2014

BRB to Present Latest From Invizimals at MIPCOM 2014

BRB Internacional is preparing to take the very latest developments regarding the series Invizimals to the next edition of MIPCOM (October 13-16 at Cannes), which is just ahead of the series’ worldwide debut at the end of this year. The production will feature a first-rate soundtrack interpreted by Latin teen pop sensation Abraham Mateo for the Spanish-language version.
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Small Potatoes Franchise Gets Three New Broadcast Deals

Small Potatoes Franchise Gets Three New Broadcast Deals

Little Airplane Productions has just announced three new deals for their popular Small Potatoes franchise, including a deal that will see the hit animated feature Meet the Small Potatoes air on ABC4Kids in Australia this Saturday, October 4th. The animated special was also acquired by Once in Mexico, which plans to air the feature later this year. Lastly, French language broadcaster TV5 Quebec…

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Beams to Sell Life-Sized Pikachu Plushie

Beams to Sell Life-Sized Pikachu Plushie

Japanese clothing chain Beams is getting ready to launch a new Pikachu plush doll that is said to be life-sized. Before you start to wonder whether there’s a real life version of Pikachu, we’re taking it to mean that it measures the same as Pikachu would if it were real (although we have no problems with a Pikachu actually existing. We’re not THAT close-minded, come on.)
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Disney Picks Up In the Land of Imagined Things

Disney Picks Up In the Land of Imagined Things

According to a recent report by THR, Disney is prepping a new Live-Action/CG Hybrid film titled “In the Land of Imagined Things,” after picking up the script form Joe Henderson and tapping former Lego Ninjago storyboard artist Charlie Bean for the director’s seat.
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9 Story Inks New Deals for Peg + Cat

9 Story Inks New Deals for Peg + Cat

9 Story Entertainment has recently announced a raft of new deals for their award-winning animated preschool series, Peg + Cat. The 80 x 12 minute series has been licensed to TFO (French-speaking Ontario), Télé-Québec (Quebec), RTP (Portugal) and MBC Kids (UAE). The series originally premiered on PBS Kids in the fall of 2013, where it managed to win 3 Emmy awards, including Outstanding Pre-School…

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Extended Preview for Garo: Honoo no Kokuin Anime

An extended preview video has just been released for Garo: Hanoo no Kokuin (The Carved Seal of Flames), which is the anime spin-off of the mature audience-targeted tokusatsu series Garo (more commonly known around these parts as Golden Knight Garo.) The original series will be written by Attack on Titan’s Yasuko Kobayashi and will be directed by Yuichiro Hayashi.