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Netflix and Nickelodeon Announce Multi-Year Original Animated Films and Series Deal

Netflix and Nickelodeon announced today that they’ve formed a multi-year output deal to produce original animated feature films and television series. The kid and family-targeted films and series will be based on both Nickelodeon’s existing library of original characters and new IP. – LaToya Ferguson, IndieWire » https://ift.tt/374zOvJ

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New Adventure Time Specials Coming to HBO Max in 2020

The first two, BMO and Obsidian, are set to premiere on the streaming service next year with the latter two — Wizard City and Together Again — following. It sounds like there might not be an official premiere window for the final two specials set quite yet, and none of Adventure Time: Distant Lands has a specific release date. – Rollin Bishop, ComicBook.com » https://ift.tt/31GB7Nu [photo: Cartoon Network/HBO Max]

Animated Kids’ Series ‘Centaurworld’ a Go at Netflix

The series, which has a 20-episode order, comes from the streamer’s in-house Netflix Animation and is set in a world where fantastical creatures sing and adventure is all around. It centers on a war horse who is transported from her embattled world to a strange land inhabited by silly, singing centaurs of all species, shapes and sizes. – Rick Porter, The Hollywood Reporter » https://ift.tt/2NMAD5m

TV News Roundup: Netflix Releases ‘Disenchantment Part Two’ Trailer (Watch)

Netflix has debuted the first look at “Disenchantment Part Two,” the second installment of Matt Groening’s satirical animated fantasy. Picking up where the creators left off, part two will continue to follow young princess Bean and her personal demon Luci as they take on ogres, sprites, imps, trolls, harpies, and walruses. Additionally, the latest chapter promises to answer if viewers have seen the last of princess Bean’s elf companion Elfo. Featuring the voices of Abbi Jacobson, Eric Andre, and Nat Faxon, “Disenchantment Part Two” launches Sept. 20. – Breanna Bell, Variety » https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/tv-news-roundup-netflix-disenchantment-part-two-trailer-1203318651/ [photo: YouTube/Netflix]

Kevin Smith Unveils Plans For ‘Masters Of The Universe: Revelation’ Anime Series At Netflix

The series will be produced by Mattel Television with Rob David, VP of Mattel TV and author of He-Man: the Eternity War, serving as an executive producer on the series. They have also assembled a team of impressive writers that will include Eric Carrasco (Supergirl), Tim Sheridan (Reign of the Supermen), Diya Mishra (Magic the Gathering) and Marc Bernardin (Alphas). Animation for the series is being done by Powerhouse Animation (Castlevania). – Dino-Ray Ramos, Deadline Hollywood » http://dlvr.it/RBSDQb

How Netflix and Other Streaming Services Are Doubling Down on Anime

The reach of anime goes way beyond Japan and the U.S. Google Trends shows that anime is searched most in Japan, followed by the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, El Salvador, and Peru at two through five. The site OtakuPlayPh.com, a resource for Filipino otaku (the Japanese word for geek), lists over 70 anime or cosplay conventions in 2019 in the Philippines alone. And Saudi Arabia has held a few anime conventions since 2017, despite protestations by religious Saudis. – Maxwell Williams, Variety » https://ift.tt/2Y8Rwxw
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