Science Saru, the studio founded by Masaaki Yuasa (Ping Pong, Mind Game, Space Dandy's "Slow and Steady Wins the Race, Baby", Adventure Time's "Food Chain") Eunyoung Choi in 2014 has produced a promotional short film for OK K.O. ! Lakewood Plaza Turbo, a game developed by Double Stallion and CN Games. More after the jump.
Fans of Adult Swim's Toonami block have much to look forward to after this month, as the block returns to its normal schedule in January with a couple of surprises. Hit the jump for details.
Cartoon Network has announced that The Powerpuff Girls, seen in a special early this year, will return to Cartoon Network in 2016 with a new series. More after the jump.
At the end of last month, following Cartoon Network withdraw plans to release a variant cover for IDW Publishing’s The Powerpuff Girls #6 comic following a retailer's criticism that the illustration by Mimi Yoon, depicting Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup as teenagers overly sexualized the young protagonists. More after the jump.
Powerpuff Girls return to Cartoon Network on January 20th with a new special, with a new look and Beatles legend Ringo Starr but not creator Craig McCracken. Get a look at Dance Pantsed after the jump.
Back in January of 2013, during their upfront presentation to the industry, Cartoon Network announced plans for a new Power Puff Girls special, with a new look Beatles legend Ringo Starr and without Craig McCracken. Today the premiere date has been announced with Dance Pantsed, fomerly known as Dance Pants R-EVIL-lution, slated for January 20th. More after the jump.
Some interesting news came from Toonami today. First, they clarified their relationship with Space Dandy. Executive producer Jason DeMarco says it's along the lines of Ghost in the Shell. They're co-founding, but not actively producing the Shinichiro Watanabe anime. Then, they said that Naruto Shippuden will be joining the block in 2014. More after the jump.
More exciting news for Space Dandy in the run up to its January premiere as the official site has announced worldwide simulcast plans for the series, including a second attempt at a weekly TV simulcast, with involvement from Cartoon Network/Adult Swim and FUNimation. Hit the jump for all of the details.
If you follow American TV, it was a big week for news with a bloodbath of cancellations announced, along with a number of new projects. Cartoon Network's Adult Swim block revealed what they'll be previewing to the industry and potential advertisers at next week's 2013/2014 upfront event, featuring a performance by Kanye West. From Naruto to Mike Tyson, see what the programming block has in mind for the next year, after the jump.
During the MomoCon convention, the staff behind Cartoon Network's Toonami block held its first panel since the block's official return last May to Adult Swim's regular schedule. Some big news was revealed regarding show acquisitions and a film airing as well as slight changes to the visual look of the block going forward. Hit the jump for all of the details
It's up front season, which means TV networks are letting prospective advertisers know what to expect for the year to come. In the case of Cartoon Network, their preview came with the bad news for super hero fans that Young Justice and Green Lantern will not be back for 2013/14. In their place will be Beware the Batman and the SD style Teen Titans Go! More after the jump.