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Young Justice: Outsiders, Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy arrive in Canada on Teletoon

It’s a new year and Teletoon is celebrating with new shows and episodes. The animation channel will run the Canadian debuts of Young Justice Outsiders and Transformers: Rescue Bots Academy. Beyblade Burst Turbo and Super Dinosaur also return with new episodes. Continue reading


Bakugan: Battle Planet to debut on Teletoon on December 31st, YTV in January

Bakugan is back. The Canada-Japan toy phenomenon is about to kick into its second generation with Spin Master, Nelvana, TMS Entertainment and Takara Tomy. The 100 eleven-minute episode reboot Bakugan: Battle Planet will debut on Teletoon on December 31st at 3PM, with new episodes (airing in 22-minute chunks) continuing in that slot the entire week. The series will then move into its regular 11:30AM Saturday morning slot on January 12th. If you aren’t able to watch Teletoon, YTV will also start airing reruns of Battle Planet starting January 11th at 3PM (with an encore Sundays at 9:30PM). It’ll be the first Japanese-animated series on the channel since the purge in 2014 that resulted in the removal of nearly all action programming on the channel.

The United States gets the show a week earlier, courtesy of Cartoon Network. The network will host the show’s global premiere on December 23rd at 7PM with a four eleven-minute episode marathon. The series will then run daily at 7AM before moving into its regular 7AM Saturday morning slot on January 5th. The first two episodes are now available to watch through the channel’s website and app (U.S.-only), with eight more expected to drop on V.O.D. platforms on the 21st.  Continue reading

Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us to screen on Teletoon this month

Now somewhat of a tradition, the Canadian small screen will see the latest Pokémon theatrical feature over the Christmas break. Following its wide theatrical release late last month, the twenty-first film, Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us will air on both English and French Teletoon channels this month. According to TV Passport, the movie will air on Teletoon on December 26th at 11:30AM. It’ll be followed by six back-to-back reruns of Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon – Ultra Adventures, which run until 4PM. Télétoon in French Canada will also run the new movie on December 26th, but at 12PM. The channel will re-air I Choose You and Volcanion and the Mechanical Marvel in the same slot over the following two days. Continue reading

Odds & Ends: Ocean rides Korean wave, Beyblade reruns, Bakugan bust


The Haunted House, Metalions launch Ocean’s new Korean cartoon dubs
Beyblade Burst Turbo heads into reruns
Bakugan countdown reveals … another countdown

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Beyblade Burst Turbo premieres double; DHX cuts slate, sells studio

Teletoon is doubling up on Beyblade Burst Turbo premieres. Starting tomorrow with episode 6 “Winter Knight! Battle Royale!”, the channel will begin airing a new episode on both Saturdays and Sundays at 2PM ET. Premieres had previously been limited to the Sunday slot.

The English dub of Beyblade Burst Turbo debuted on the channel on October 7th. It is the first mainline show in the franchise not dubbed in Canada, as series distributor Sunrights shifted production to Burbank’s Bang Zoom Entertainment. The prior two seasons were dubbed in western Canada by Ocean Productions.

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Bakugan: Battle Planet launches this December

After years of tiny morsels of information, Canadian toy/media company Spin Master has finally, formally announced Bakugan: Battle Planet, the relaunch of their once hugely successful anime brand. The new show will launch this December in North America, with Latin America, Europe and other markets receiving it in 2019. The toyline will debut in North America in Q1 2019, with international debuts following in the second quarter. The series will air on Cartoon Network in the U.S., EuropeMiddle East & AfricaLatin AmericaAustralia and New Zealand. In Canada, Teletoon will air Bakugan: Battle Planet.
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Beyblade Burst Turbo to debut on Teletoon this October [Update 10/7/18]

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The third entry in the Beyblade Burst anime franchise is almost here. TV Passport has listed a Teletoon broadcast of Beyblade Burst Turbo set to begin on Sunday, October 7th at 2PM.  Zap2it suggests a rerun for the following Saturday in the same slot. It seems the series will mirror Transformers Cyberverse’s pattern on the channel, where premieres air on Sundays, with an encore the next Saturday. Continue reading