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12-05-2005, 07:12 PM
If there are still any doubters out there, then look upon the official site (http://www.ninjaturtles.com/) and behold! The TMNT did indeed appear in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, you can check out some pictures on the official site courtesy of Kellie F.

Animation Insider (http://www.animationinsider.net) has details (http://www.animationinsider.net/article.php?articleID=916) on the next new show DVD release, "Turtles Against H.A.T.E." set for a January 31st release.

Tyler Kloss of Minnetonka Beach, Minnesota won a national contest to become the model for a new TMNT action figure the "Minnetonka Mutant," named after his hometown, will also be appearing as a villain in the new cartoon. Read all about it here (http://wcco.com/local/local_story_318113227.html).

Playmates has some new tour (http://www.playmatestoys.com/turtles/html/gallery.html) from the TMNT live US tour.

Part of a press release sent over from Rich Gonnello at Alan Taylor (4Kids' marketing and PR people) concering their new online shop and games section:

NEW YORK – (November 30, 2005) – 4Kids Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: KDE) has launched an exciting new feature - the 4Kids TV Shop – on its 4Kids TV™ website (www.4Kids.TV).

The new 4Kids TV Shop, which enables visitors to conveniently purchase items via Amazon.com, features over 600 cool products such as toys, cards, books, DVDs and apparel from popular 4Kids properties and 4Kids TV programs such as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles®, Winx Club™, Yu-Gi-Oh!®, Cabbage Patch Kids®, One Piece™, American Kennel Club™, Artist Collection: The Dog™ / The Cat™, Monster Jam®, Bratz®, Sonic X™ and G.I. Joe Sigma 6™.

“With the increasing popularity of online shopping, we felt it was important to provide kids and their families with a safe and convenient place to shop for their favorite 4Kids licensed products, as well as products from their favorite 4Kids TV shows,” said Alfred R. Kahn, Chairman and CEO of 4Kids Entertainment.

In addition, the 4Kids TV website has launched a Mega Games section, featuring over 100 exciting downloadable games, such as Monopoly™, Shrek 2 Ogre Bowl™ and RollerCoaster Tycoon 2™. These games, created in partnership with Boonty Games™, are playable online or via a free download. There are a set of levels and features available in the free version, with the option to purchase a full-featured version for less than $20.00. Kids can also download the technology for the 4Kids MegaGames HQ Box, which allows them to collect and play games on their computers, regardless of whether they are on or offline.

[Thanks to tOkKa for the scoop!]