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Skylanders Academy returning to Netflix

Skylanders Academy returning to Netflix

Animation, Uncategorized
This October 6, the hit CG-animated action comedy series Skylanders Academy will make its return to Netflix for its second hilarious and action-packed season. In order to herald the Skylanders’ grand return to the streaming service, Activision Blizzard Studios has released a new trailer that shows off key footages from the upcoming season. Based on the massively popular Toys-to-Life video game franchise, Skylanders Academy follows the adventures of the heroes Spyro (Justin Long), Eruptor (Jonathan Banks), Stealth Elf (Ashley Tisdale), Jet-Vac (Jonny Rees), Pop Fizz (Bobcat Goldthwait) and their team of young warriors as they travel the vast Skylands universe protecting it from evil-doers. The second season will have Spyro starting a new quest for more information about his ancestors
DreamWorks Animation Television and Netflix’ Spirit Riding Free to air on September 8

DreamWorks Animation Television and Netflix’ Spirit Riding Free to air on September 8

Animation
DreamWorks Animation Television and Netflix have announced that season 2 of their hit animated series Spirit Riding Free will air on September 8 with a new trailer and photos revealing what kind of hard-hitting adventure to await. Inspired by the 2002 Oscar-nominated animated feature Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, DWA TV’s Spirit Riding Free follows the adventures of a teenage girl Lucky who befriends a wild mustang Spirit. A brief synopsis: As Lucky and Spirit settle into their new home in Miradero along with Lucky’s best friends Pru and Abigail and their horses Chica Linda and Boomerang, the close-knit gang discover that there are even more adventures to be had. Whether they’re solving the mystery of missing pies, learning circus tricks from a neighbouring cowboy, braving a b
DreamWorks and Netflix release one more teaser video of Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh

DreamWorks and Netflix release one more teaser video of Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh

Animation
DreamWorks and Netflix have recently released another teaser video of the latest season of Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh. This time around they have done it in the form of a music video. And it is not just another cartoon music video, it features the voice of iconic pop diva Cher, who lends her voice to the Boov diva named Chercophinie. The song in the music video is titled Ooga Boo, and is exactly the kind of catchy music that one would expect from Cher. It’s also the kind of catchy music that will encourage viewers to abuse YouTube’s ‘replay’ button. It is hoped that YouTube will not limit people’s ability to re-watch a video for, say, a hundred or so times in a single day.  
Details of Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters finally out

Details of Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters finally out

Animation
So, Toho has finally lifted the info ban on Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters, the first entirely CG-animated feature in the historic giant monster franchise. A short synopsis: The final summer of the 20th century… when mankind learns it is no longer the sole ruler of planet Earth. The planet is beset by the emergence of colossal creatures that roam the Earth and king among them is “Godzilla”. For half a century, these beasts engage in ferocious battle with each other and mankind. Ultimately humanity, unable to compete, prepares for exile from its home planet. In the year 2048, a select few humans are chosen by the central government’s artificial intelligence to set out on hyper-speed interstellar emigration vessel the Aratrum on an 11.9 light-year journey for the planet Tau Ceti e.
Netflix puts an end to Naomi Watts’ Gypsy

Netflix puts an end to Naomi Watts’ Gypsy

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In a surprising move , Netflix has cancelled its Naomi Watts-led psychological thriller series Gypsy after just a season. It is reported that the streaming giant had been in conversations with the producers about a second season and the cancellation decision comes after a writers room had been up and running for a month with work on storylines and scripts already underway. Lisa Rubin penned the project which marked the first starring role of Watts. But the show scored only mixed reviews when it started beaming on June 30th. The series had Watts playing a Manhattan therapist who begins to develop intimate and illicit relationships with the people in her patients’ lives. The cancellation comes a day after Netflix renewed its well-received women’s wrestling comedy series Glow for a seco
3rd season of DreamWorks Home: Adventure returns to Netflix

3rd season of DreamWorks Home: Adventure returns to Netflix

Animation
The intergalactic dynamic duo Tip and Oh has returned to Netflix for the exciting 3rd season of DreamWorks Home: Adventure. To keep up the pace of the Adventure, a new clip has been released to show people the kind of space faring adventures that is coming their way. The third season of the animated series will once again feature the titular human and extraterrestrial best buds as they find themselves on a mission to save Pig from a far off cat-planet, in attendance at a wild alien prom, in the midst of a safari on the plains of Boovsland and stuck in the middle of a deep sea battle in the depths of Lake Michigan. DreamWorks Home: The Adventures of Tip & Oh’s third season premiered yesterday (August 11) only on the Netflix streaming service.
Glitter Force Doki Doki  on Netflix next week

Glitter Force Doki Doki on Netflix next week

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Netflix and Toei Animation have got together to bring Glitter Force Doki Doki to the streaming giant next week. The series, which is an adaptation of 2013-2014’s Doki! Doki! Pretty Cur follows up the Netflix original Glitter Force itself an adaptation of 2012-2013’s Smile PreCure! series. The magical girl series is set to drop its latest batch of episodes on the 18th of this month. The English version of the show stars Stephanie Sheh, Melissa Fahn, Cassandra Lee Morris and Debi Derryberry, with Erica Mendez and Tara Sands as the cute assistants, Davi and Kippie respectively.  Way back in 2004, The Pretty Cure franchise debuted in Japan and since then it has been running with a new series every year. In 2006, 4Kids Entertainment announced they had licensed the series, though nothing e
ZagToon launches second ZagHeroes series titled Zak Storm

ZagToon launches second ZagHeroes series titled Zak Storm

Animation, Uncategorized
French animation company ZagToon, known as creators of Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir is set to launch its second ZagHeroes series in North America titled Zak Storm. The series, produced in association with Ben 10 creators Man of Action, launched late last year and earlier this year across a number of overseas markets. This includes partnerships with Netflix, daily morning block KidsClick and DHX’s Canadian TV channel Family CHRGD. Zak Storm tells of the adventures of Zak Storm, a headstrong and adventurous kid swept into the Bermuda Triangle while trying to win a surfing competition. Once inside, Zak partners up with a magical sword that allows him to transform into a swashbuckling, renegade hero to face the numerous perils of the unique and diverse Seven Seas of the T
Netflix launches new Chinese animated series Kibaoh Klashers

Netflix launches new Chinese animated series Kibaoh Klashers

Animation
  Netflix has launched the first 15-episodes of Saban Brands’ new Chinese animated series Kibaoh Klashers. Produced by Bluearc Animation Studio, Saban’s English version of the CG-animated show stars Ben Diskin, Cherami Leigh and Dakota Basseri. On a remote insect planet, there lived a beetle boy and his grandpa. Since a young age, the industrious boy helped with excavating in the Camellia Village. By way of his hard work, he gained excellent driving skills. He lived a peaceful routine life until one day he was suddenly drawn into battle by an intruder from outside the village. His dauntless actions reveal that he was the descendant of the champion of the battle Blade Kibaoh. A young beetle Dylan and his friends Hailey and Ollie team up to compete against tough opponents in th
DreamWorks’ The Adventures of Puss in Boots returns for its fifth season

DreamWorks’ The Adventures of Puss in Boots returns for its fifth season

Animation
Armed with all new episodes, DreamWorks’ The Adventures of Puss in Boots has returned for its fifth season. The new season will pick up where the last season left off with the portal to the Netherworld threw wide open. This leaves Puss, Dulcinea and their fellow San Lorenzans with the unenviable task of fighting off a number of invading monsters who wish to wreak havoc in San Lorenzo. The new episodes will see Puss and the Junior Puss Squad swinging into action as they battle all sorts of monstrous creatures and the mysterious force that is pulling strings behind the curtain. To get to the bottom of things, our lovely protagonists will travel straight to the mystical Netherwold and take the fight to the enemy camp. In celebration of the return of Puss and his gang, Netflix has releas