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Star Wars Rebels Mid-Season 4 Trailer Streamed

The official Star Wars Youtube channel has updated with a new mid-season trailer for Star Wars Rebels. The trailer features Ezra as he retrospects about his actions throughout the course of the series leading to a very interesting decision.  Star Wars Rebels will return on Disney XD on Monday, February 19 at 9pm EDT.  


Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay Trailer Streamed

IGN has updated their updated their official Youtube channel with an exclusive trailer for the next DC animated film titled, “Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay.”  The latest trailer features a look at the Task Force X fighting off against Vandal Savage and other villains. For those who are unaware, the team of Task Force X consists of:   Deadshot Harley Quinn Killer Frost Bronze Tiger Captain Boomerang Copperhead Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay will be released on DVD, Blu-ray and digital in Spring 2018.   


Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay Voice Cast Announced

The Hollywood Reporter has recently revealed the voice cast for the upcoming DC animated film, “Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay.”  For those who haven’t been following the project, Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay will be the next animated DC film, which will be released after Batman: Gotham by Gaslight. The film will feature the secret team founded by Amanda Waller named Task Force X, which consists of Deadshot, Bronze Tiger, Killer Frost, Captain Boomerang, Harley Quinn and Copperhead.  The team is sent to retrieve a powerful mystical object, however they soon they get confronted by other villains who areRead More


The King of Fighters: Destiny – 2 More Seasons & Film Announced

The official iDRAGONS website has updated with an announcement that two more 24 episode seasons of The King of Fighters: Destiny animated series have been confirmed.  The two seasons will tie into a film that will serve as a finale to the series. The new seasons will be based on the stories featured in The King of Fighters ’94 – The King of Fighters ’97.  The seasons will mostly focus on the Orochi story arc. The first season is now stated to have 24 episodes instead of the previously announced 20. For those who haven’t been following the project,Read More


Micronauts Animated Series Announced

Hasbro Studios has announced that they are currently producing a new animated series based on the Micronauts. For those who are unaware, the Micronauts was a series of toys released by Mego in 1976.  The toyline was based on the Microman toyline that was created by Takara in 1974.  An animated series was planned to be produced by the joint team of AGE, Annex Entertainment, Gribouille and Kaleidoscope Media Group in 1998, however it was shortly cancelled.   The new animated series will be produced by Boulder Media Limited and is set to premiere in 2019. The series is set to target 6-11 year oldRead More


Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy Details Revealed

Over the Holiday weekend, Hasbro Studios also revealed details about the Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy animated series.  For those who haven’t been following the series is set to continue where the original Transformers: Rescue Bots animated series left off. The series will feature an all new team with some appearances of the veteran cast. Each episode of Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy is set to run for 11 minutes and the first season will consist of 52 episodes.  The new Rescue Bots team consists of: Hoist Wedge Medix Whirl Hot Shot     Hasbro Studios also provided a synopsis for the series.Read More


Transformers: Cyberverse Chapter One Details Revealed

Hasbro Studios revealed details about the first season of the upcoming Transformers: Cyberverse animated series.  Each episode is set to run 11 minutes and first season of the series will consist of 18 episodes.     Hasbro also revealed a synopsis for the series. Bumblebee is on a critical mission where lives are at stake! Only, he can’t remember what it is? It’s a good thing his best friend Windblade has found him to help repair his damaged memory chips. With each recovered memory, Bumblebee rediscovers his past adventures on Cybertron before coming to Earth. HeRead More


Teen Titans: The Complete First Season Blu-Ray Release Details Announced

DC Entertainment has updated their official web store with release details for the Blu-Ray release for the First Season of Teen Titans.  The First Season of the series will be released via Warner Archive meaning that it will be MoD/Manufactured on Demand.  For those who are unaware, the Teen Titans animated series debuted in 2003 and aired on Cartoon Network.  The series was developed by David Slack and was produced by DC Entertainment & Warner Bros. Animation.  The main cast consisted of Scott Menville (Robin, Hynden Walch (Starfire), Khary Payton (Cyborg), Tara Strong (Raven), and Greg Cipes (Beast Boy). Warner BrothersRead More


She-Ra Netflix Original Series Announced

The Nerdist has reported that several Netflix Original Series by Dreamworks TV are in the works.  Among the announced releases includes a reboot of She-Ra.   Noelle Stevenson will be working as the showrunner for the series. Currently no other details regarding the series has been confirmed at this time, however the series is set to premiere on the platform in 2018.  For those who aren’t aware, She-Ra is the alter ego of Prince Adam’s twin sister, Princess Adora.   She debuted in the He-Man animated film, “The Secret of the Sword.” The character was later featured in the spin-off series titled, She-Ra: PrincessRead More


Bakugan Reboot Details Announced

Recently new details about the Bakugan reboot has been revealed thanks to Spin Master’s Q3 2017 financial call.  Spin Master initially planned to reboot the franchise back in 2015, however no other details surfaced since the announcement.  Today it has been revealed that a new TV series and toy line are currently in the works and the series is set to premiere sometime in 2018 or 2019. For those who are unaware, Bakugan Battle Brawlers was a Japanese / Canadian anime series that was produced by TMS Entertainment, Dentsu Inc., and Nelvana Animation. The seriesRead More


Ultraman Manga Receives Anime Adaptation for 2019

Over the past few days, Tsuburaya Productions had a countdown clock running pertaining to Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi’s Ultraman manga. This countdown led to an easily and highly anticipated reveal, that the manga series will be receiving an anime adaptation. Now, the only unfortunate thing about the Ultraman anime is that it is not scheduled for a 2018 release; fans are going to have wait for almost another year, as the series is slated for 2019. Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi’s Ultraman manga series began in 2011. The series was originallyRead More


Batman: Gotham by Gaslight Release Details Revealed

CBR has recently reported about the release details for the upcoming DC animated film, Batman: Gotham By Gaslight.  The film will first be released digitally on January 23 and will later be released in a Blu-Ray/DVD combo pack on February 6, 2018.  For those who are unaware, Batman: Gotham by Gaslight is an animated adaptation of the one-shot comic of the same name that was released in 1989.   As expected the film will include some special features. The special features include: Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital “Caped Fear: The First Elseworld” (Featurette)Read More


Batman: Gotham by Gaslight Trailer Streamed

IGN has posted a new trailer for the upcoming DC animated film, Batman: Gotham by Gaslight on their official Youtube channel.  The latest trailer features a deeper look at the film’s story and so far it is looking quite good. For those who aren’t aware the film is based on a Elseworlds tale by Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola.  The original one-shot comic was released in February 1989 and later spun a sequel titled, “Master of the Future,” which was released in 1991. The film features the Dark Knight set in London during the late 19th century withRead More


Star Wars Rebels “An Opening” Trailer Streamed

The official Star Wars Youtube channel has updated with an new trailer for Star Wars Rebels. The latest trailer titled, “An Opening,” features Hera and her squadron of X-Wing pilots fighting against Grand Admiral Thrawn’s forces.  The next episode of Star Wars Rebels titled, “Rebel Assault,” will premiere on Disney XD next Monday at 9:00 P.M. ET/PT.  


Cast Members Announced For Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed some of the cast members for Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.  For those who are unaware, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is the next 2D animated incarnation of the TMNT franchise that will premiere on Nickelodeon in 2018.   The series will be directed by TMNT veteran Rob Paulsen and the series will be co-executive produced by Andy Suirano.  Ant Ward will be working as the supervising producer for the project. The confirmed cast members include: Kat Graham: April O’Neil Josh Brener: Donatello Omar Miller: Raphael Ben Schwartz: Leonardo Brandon Mychal Smith: Michelangelo Read More