In This Week in Animation News I’ll take a look at the previous week in the world of animation in order to get you caught up on everything you might have missed. It’s your one-stop shop for news regarding cartoons, anime, and animated web series. We’re talking movies, TV shows, digital shorts, and everything in between!
This week sees news of the return of two Cartoon Network favorites: Steven Universe and Adventure Time! And while the return of those two highly anticipated toons is certainly exciting, fans of Rooster Teeth’s original anime series RWBY will be happy to hear that the show will return for a fifth season later this year. Elsewhere, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment premiered its latest animated feature film, Justice League Dark, which is available on Digital HD now and is coming to home video soon. In Oscar news, the nominated film My Life as a Zucchini has unveiled a new English-language clip ahead of its theatrical release in February. And in closing, Nickelodeon introduces a new series from the creator of The Fairly OddParents!
For the latest animation stories we’ve already covered on the site this week, take a look at the following links. Then, check out a selection of new stories below. Be sure to let us know your thoughts in the comments!
- ‘Samurai Jack’ Season 5 Gets a Premiere Date, Will See a “Darker” Tone
- Guillermo del Toro’s Stop-Motion Movie ‘Pinocchio’ Adds ‘Over the Garden Wall’ Creator
- Oscar Nominations: ‘La La Land’ Dominates with Record-Tying 14 Nods
- Dan Harmon Addresses ‘Rick and Morty’ Season 3 Delays
- ‘Voltron Legendary Defender’: What the Season 2 Finale Teases for Season 3
- ‘Sing 2’ and ‘Minions 2’ Get 2020 Release Dates; ‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ Pushed Back
- Watch: ‘The LEGO Batman Movie’ Featurette Gives the Vigilante the Spotlight
- ‘Ronja, The Robber’s Daughter’ Review: Studio Ghibli’s Adventurous Series Soars
- ‘Guardians of Oz’: Mexico’s Biggest Animated Production Is a Fun, Family Adventure