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Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie to stream on Netflix June 3

Netflix has announced that they will be streaming both parts of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal The Movie beginning June 3. Eternal is a direct continuation of the Sailor Moon Crystal series and the two-part film is regarded as the fourth season. The film is also an adaptation of the Dream arc from the original […]

LeBron James gets animated in Space Jam: A New Legacy trailer

Warner Bros. has launched the trailer to the upcoming sequel to their live-action/animation hybrid classic Space Jam, which can be viewed above. This time around, the Looney Tunes will be helping another basketball great in LeBron James (playing a fictionalized version of himself). James finds himself trapped in the Server-verse and must rescue his youngest […]

Animation legend Dale Baer passes away at 70

Dale Baer, a beloved and prolific animation legend, has passed away. He was 70. The announcement came on January 16, 2021 by friends and colleagues that he had passed away the day before. A cause of death has yet to be determined. Walt Disney Animation Studios released the following statement below through their social media […]

Helluva Boss

This is not a family-friendly show, pushing acceptable adult content to a shocking degree, but those willing to brave the fires of Beelzebub may enjoy the independently produced high quality animation, eccentric characters, and nice melodies.

Phineas & Ferb co-creator Dan Povenmire announces new Disney Channel series Hamster & Gretel

Phineas and Ferb co-creator Dan Povenmire has a new animated series that has been greenlit for Disney Channel called Hamster and Gretel. The announcement video, seen above, was posted on Friday, October 9, but was only available for a select few to view. More recently news outlets picked up on the announcement. As Povenmire explains […]

Watch the New York Comic Con panel for Animaniacs revival featuring first clip

Much like other conventions this year as a result of the ongoing pandemic, the New York Comic Con has made their panels and presentations this year virtual and available online for audiences to watch for free. Among them is a panel on the forthcoming revival of the hit animated series Animaniacs, which can be viewed […]

ZooPhobia: Bad Luck Jack

While the characters and story echo Disney Channel programming, the independently produced short contains high quality animation and catchy songs, presenting a wholesome creature that is fun to watch and not fear.

Disney pushes D23 Expo a year from 2021 to September 9-11, 2022

The live-action update to the Disney animated classic makes an admirable attempt at providing depth to the title character against strong visuals. But with everything else lacking excitement, it’s not quite “a girl worth fighting for”.

Evolve with the first trailer to The Croods: A New Age

Universal and DreamWorks Animation have released the first trailer to The Croods: A New Age, which can be viewed above. The sequel to 2013 hit finds the prehistoric cave family forced to find a new home. Though they find a seemingly idyllic paradise, it’s already home to the highly evolved Bettermans (emphasis on the “better”). […]

Get ready for a strange, nostalgic trip with the first WandaVision trailer

Marvel and Disney have released the first trailer for WandaVision, the first Disney+ television series set within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which can be viewed above. The limited series will follow Wanda Maximoff/The Scarlet Witch and the android Vision as they try to live out an idealistic married life. Only nothing is as it seems, […]

The Mandalorian Season 2 trailer has launched

LucasFilm and Disney have released the official trailer for the second season of the popular, Emmy-nominated Disney+ original Star Wars series The Mandalorian, which can be viewed above. This season will focus on Din Djarin’s attempt to reunite The Child with his species, seeing them venture through numerous corners of the galaxy while dodging a […]

Animaniacs 27th anniversary celebrated with behind-the-scenes sneak peek at revival

To mark the 27th anniversary of the premiere of the original series, Warner Bros. has posted a brief behind-the-scenes video of the forthcoming revival of Animaniacs, which can be viewed above. The video focuses on Rob Paulsen (Yakko and Pinky), Jess Harnell (Wakko), Tress MacNeille (Dot), and Maurice LaMarche (Brain) reprising their respective characters alongside […]

Olaf “backstory” to be introduced in Disney+ short Once Upon a Snowman
Creator confirms sudden cancellation of The Venture Bros.

Jackson Publick, creator of the long-running and popular adult swim series The Venture Bros., announced through Twitter today that the series had been cancelled. Unfortunately, it’s true: #VentureBros has been canceled. We got the highly disappointing news a few months ago, while we were writing what would have been season 8. We thank you, our […]

Behind-the-scenes look at visualizing the world of Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina

Critical Role Productions have released the latest behind-the-scenes video on the making of the forthcoming animated series Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina. This featurette takes a look at how the show’s setting, the continent of Tal’Dorei in the world of Exandria, is being visualized for animation by the production studio Titmouse. Spotlighted are […]

Comic-Con@Home Coverage

Watch our coverage of Comic-Con@Home featuring the Bugs Bunny 80th Anniversary, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film 30th Anniversary, Ray Harryhausen 100th Birthday Celebration, and “The Secret Origins of Saturday Morning Cartoons”!

Beavis and Butt-Head get another revival, this time with Comedy Central