Archive for January, 2011

"Looney Tunes Super-Stars": Road Runner & Wile E. Coyote: Supergenius Hijinks Coming

by Classic Speedyon January 26, 2011
Updated 2/23/11 The next volume in the Looney Tunes Super-Stars line is coming sometime in Fall 2011. The single disc DVD will contain the following Road Runner & Wile E. Coyote shorts: * Whizzard of Ow (2003, Bret Haaland) * Chariots of Fur (1994, Chuck Jones) * Little Go Beep (2000, Spike Brandt) * Sugar […]

"Batman Beyond" Goes Blu

by darkdetectiveon January 26, 2011 has reported that Warner Home Video will be releasing Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker on Blu-ray. Cover art, shown on, reveal it to be the PG-13 ‘uncut’ version, though the ratio will be 1.33:1 (4:3), as it was originally animated in, as opposed to the 1.78:1 ratio that was used on the […]

FUNimation Sues For Illegal "One Piece" Uploads

by Classic Speedyon January 26, 2011
North American anime distributor FUNimation has filed suits against 1,337 users (nicknamed “John Does”) who illegally uploaded episode 481 (“Ace Rescued! Whitebeard’s Final Order!”) of the long-running anime series One Piece. The defendants uploaded/shared this episode on BitTorrent between January 9th and 12th and are identified on the suit by their IP addresses and ISPs, […]

"Dragonball Z Kai" Part 3: Antiheroics in Outer Space

by Chad Boninon January 26, 2011
With the battle for the Dragonballs having safely moved to the Planet Namek, the Earth is safe for the moment. Depending on who gets the balls and can make a wish, though, things might not be so safe. If our intrepid heroes acquire them, then the world will be safe and their allies will be […]

Warner Bros. Animation Releases New "Thundercats" Image

by Ed Liuon January 26, 2011
Warner Bros. Animation has released the following new image from the upcoming revival of Thundercats: The official synopsis follows: Roaring to life through WBA and Studio4°C’s use of the Japanese animated artistry of anime, “ThunderCats” characters Lion-O, Mumm-Ra, Panthro, Cheetara and others will spring off the screen with realistic cat-like characteristics inconceivable in previous incarnations. […]

"Toy Story 3" & "Dragon" Oscar Contenders

by Dan Collinson January 25, 2011
The Hollywood Reporter reports the nominees for this year’s Academy Awards. The hit Disney/Pixar film Toy Story 3 has been nominated for 5 Oscars, including Best Animated Film and Best Picture. Also nominated is the Dreamworks film How to Train Your Dragon, which is nominated for 2 awards including Best Animated Film. Alice in Wonderland, […]

"Durarara!!" Part One: Ra-ra-ra-radical!

by Lelouchon January 25, 2011
Durarara!! Part One easily got my attention right from the get go. It introduces a stable and interesting plot line that is fleshed out with a wide array of characters. The characters all range from calm to over the top, simple to calculating, and harmless to menacing. This assortment comes together to create conflicts and […]

New Clips & Stills from "Young Justice" Episode "Drop Zone"

by Ed Liuon January 25, 2011
Warner Bros. Animation has released the following new video clips and stills from “Drop Zone,” the upcoming new episode of Young Justice premiering on Friday, January 28, 2011, at 7:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific) on Cartoon Network. Click to play: (Movie native sizes: 1248 x 702; click “full screen” icon in the corner of each player to […]

Three Families

by chdron January 24, 2011
To say that Seth MacFarlane is a polarizing figure in animation is an understatement. Fans of Seth’s material tends to spread far into the mainstream, appealing to those that would otherwise not be interested in cartoons. MacFarlane’s detractors often view his works with extreme derision, to the point of wanting his head on a pike. […]

Cool Stuff: Final Fantasy A+

by Eileen Cruzon January 24, 2011
We’re going to keep it light on the blog with a video game themed week! Today’s Cool Stuff features the Final Fantasy A+ short, a tribute to the Final Fantasy universe. John Su created this as the final project for his high school Japanese class in 2003 and uploaded it to Newgrounds in 2004. It’s not […]