Posts Tagged ‘ Scan2Go ’

Kabillion gives us a taste of English Scan2Go

MoonScoop Entertainment’s (the Code Lyoko people) Video on Demand service Kabillion is currently streaming the first three episodes of Scan2go, a new anime series licensed by Cookie Jar Entertainment. The series is actually global co-production spanning from the Middle Eastern toy company NewBoy, Korean broadcasting company SBS, Korean Stone Bridge Capital, to Japan’s d-rights. The show follows Kaz Gordon, the leading Scan2Go driver on Earth attempting to put his planet on the galactic racing map. The show’s directed by The show’s English version was produced by Calgary’s own Blue Water Studios, and stars some of the cast from the recent Card Fight Vanguard English dub (which you can see here). It has already secured a broadcast in the US via Cartoon Network, though a Canadian broadcast partner is pending. Bratz toy maker MGA Entertainment has been tapped as the show’s toy licensee in North, and Latin America. Check out the first episode, “Going for Number 1”: Continue reading

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Cookie Jar licenses Scan2Go

Toronto based Cookie Jar Group has licensed the 52 episode somewhat anime, Scan2Go, from Japan’s d-rights. The show is a global production spanning from the Middle Eastern toy company NewBoy, Korean broadcasting company SBS, Korean Stone Bridge Capital, and of course the aforementioned Japanese d-rights. The series takes place in the near future when Earth has made contact with other planets in our galaxy. The pass time of Scan2Go racing has become an intergalactic phenomenon and players around the galaxy compete for big prizes. Earth is apparently one of the last planets to get involved with Scan2Go, and thus a team is formed to encourage participation from the citizens of the planet. Basically, it’s a show meant to sell rev up racing cars, tracks, and cards that activate special gimmicks on the cars ala the Cyber Planet Keys from the Transformers Cybertron toyline. If the art reminds you of Bakugan, there’s a reason for that. Mitsuo Hashimoto is behind this series, he’s worked on a whole bunch of anime series, including Dragon Ball, Beyblade and yes, Bakugan. Continue reading