The New Transformers Is Off To A Shaky Start, And That's Just Prime

An untested leader, a gung-ho cadet, a rebellious youth and a hulking brute stranded on Earth with a hundred or so of the galaxy's toughest Decepticons. I haven't been this excited about a new Transformers animated series since Beast Wars. » 3/21/15 2:11pm 3/21/15 2:11pm

Young Justice Returns, Just Not In The Way You Want

Still mourning DC's excellent Young Justice cartoon? Well, this probably won't help. Robin, Aqualad, Miss Martian, Superboy and will return to Cartoon Network, but only as guest on an episode of Teen Titans Go, in which they inspire the younger team to get... well... more serious. » 2/20/15 2:20pm 2/20/15 2:20pm

Kill La Kill Is Coming To Toonami, Everybody Get Naked And Party

The spiritual successor to the beloved anime series Gurren Lagann, Kill La Kill will make its U.S. television debut at 12:30 p.m. on February 7th! Given how saucy the show is — that's main character in her battle outfit, and that's not even mentioning the show's revolutionary nudists — this is just a touch insane. » 1/27/15 3:00pm 1/27/15 3:00pm

No, That Wasn't A Gamergate Reference On Last Night's Adventure Time

Or rather it was, just not the Gamergate concerned with video games. Remember kids, gamergate is also a type of ant. » 11/29/14 2:00pm 11/29/14 2:00pm

New Pilots From Regular Show Writers Are Fantastic

Cartoon Network pulled a sneaky move by releasing two new pilots from Regular Show staff members without much fanfare, but these require your attention right away. » 5/16/14 1:56pm 5/16/14 1:56pm

Beware The Batman Will Return In The Most Embarrassing Way Possible

When last we heard of Beware the Batman, WB's latest DC animated series, it had been mysteriously yanked from the Saturday morning DC Nation block after a mere 11 episodes. Now CN will finally air the remaining 15... but at 3:00 am on Saturday nights. » 4/23/14 9:40am 4/23/14 9:40am

​The Biggest Mistakes, Blunders and Bad Ideas of 2013

To err is human, to forgive divine. So I guess if you forgive these people and companies for making some of the most moronic decisions of this year, you're a god. Congratulations! Now cast your divine attention to learning how DC, Cartoon Network, Disney and more bungled their way through 2013. » 12/30/13 9:05am 12/30/13 9:05am

Steven Universe is a show about "fantasy's love affair with reality"

Rebecca Sugar was a crucial ingredient in Adventure Time, as an artist, writer and songwriter. And tonight sees the debut of her show Steven Universe, in which a little boy lives with a group of superpowered women. We talked to Sugar about why this show turns the usual relationship between fantasy and reality on its… » 11/04/13 10:40am 11/04/13 10:40am

Is Cartoon Network trying to kill Beware the Batman already?

In news that should feel queasily familiar to fans of DC’s recent animated series, Cartoon Network has yanked the new Beware the Batman cartoon off the air after a mere 11 episodes. » 10/22/13 12:50pm 10/22/13 12:50pm

Why Letting Superman Kill Kills Superman

Will today’s mailbag be the final word on Man of Steel’s controversial ending? Hopefully! Are the Disney Princesses put in an absurdly violent scenario? You bet! Does a zombie baby question get taken too far? It most certainly does! Welcome to Postal Apocalypse! » 10/02/13 8:00am 10/02/13 8:00am

The Titans fight giant robots and long grocery store lines in the first…

Young Justice and Green Lantern: The Animated Series may be over, but there's some small consolation in the fact that the Teen Ttans are at least returning to Cartoon Network in Teen Titans Go! The original voice cast return for this goofier, more cartoon-y take on the young DC heroes, as might be evidenced by this… » 4/02/13 8:40am 4/02/13 8:40am

Clear your schedule: Netflix is now streaming Adventure Time, Robot…

Back in January, Cartoon Network announced it would be making a whole mess of their most beloved content available for streaming via Netflix. That day has finally come. » 3/30/13 12:48pm 3/30/13 12:48pm

There's no debate necessary — here's the person who should make the…

The Clone Wars are over… or they almost are. Disney has announced they’re ending the Clone Wars cartoon, and are beginning work on a new Star Wars cartoon set in a new timeframe. Whatever the end up picking, there’s only one man for the job of directing this thing: Genndy Tartakovsky. » 3/14/13 8:00am 3/14/13 8:00am

Evangelion and One Piece return to Cartoon Network's Toonami

Good news, everybody! In one of the very few positive things that have happened for the American anime industry over the last five or so years, the Evangelion 1.11 movie will be airing this upcoming Sunday (March 17th) as part of "Toonami's Birthday Party." And that's not all, because all-new episodes of One Piece » 3/11/13 11:45am 3/11/13 11:45am

Meet the real people who loaned their faces to Archer's goofy spies

In order to get the wonderful range of physical expressiveness we see in each episode of Archer, the animation team took thousands of photos of real people who would serve as models for the two-dimensional characters. And there are some interesting stories about the faces behind the faces—and why the production team… » 2/09/13 9:30am 2/09/13 9:30am

Powerpuff Girls will live again, but Young Justice is dead

We've got good news and bad news. The Cartoon Network has just announced that everyone's favorite bug-eyed crime fighters, the Powerpuff Girls will return to television. But sadly the animated superhero shows Young Justice and Green Lantern: The Animated Series, will not. » 1/28/13 2:17pm 1/28/13 2:17pm

First look at the Young Justice cartoon's way overdue return

To get ready for return of Young Justice — possibly because they randomly and confusingly stopped airing it back in October — Cartoon Network has just debuted the first trailer for the second, oh, 2/3rds or so of the show's second season, subtitled Invasion. It will resume alongside Green Lantern: The Animated Series » 12/28/12 11:40am 12/28/12 11:40am

Clone Wars' Onderon arc isn't about terrorism after all—it's about…

On its face, it looks like yesterday's Clone Wars episode took the easy way out. After setting up a very risky proxy war and having the Onderon rebels practice terrorist tacts, the rebellion gets away with a clean martyrdom, and the Jedi once again function as pawns of the Republic. But none of it could happened if… » 10/28/12 12:00pm 10/28/12 12:00pm

Captain Planet to get a live action feature film!

Captain Planet is getting his own live-action movie debut — which means we're getting a blue, mostly-shirtless superhero who sports a bright red caplet, hot pants, boots and a green mullet. SOLD. » 7/20/11 10:20am 7/20/11 10:20am