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"Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans" Revealed by Sunrise

by Todd DuBoison July 16, 2015
Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, the latest entry in Japan’s 36 year old Gundam sci-fi mecha franchise, was announced by Sunrise Inc this week. The new show is an original and standalone story helmed by Director Tatsuyuki Nagai and Animation Kobe Award-winning writer Mari Okada, both younger creators in their late 30s whose past collaborations […]
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SDCC2015: "The Iron Giant" To Get "Signature Edition" Rerelease With New Scenes

by Todd DuBoison July 8, 2015
Warner Bros Animation’s 1999 film The Iron Giant will receive a long-awaited remastered rerelease this fall, director Brad Bird first revealed on twitter Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Bird teased further details to be revealed during San Diego Comic Con this week, but in the meantime Fathom Events has announced today that it is partnering with Warner […]

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"Legend of the Galactic Heroes" Science Fiction Animation, Novels To Be Released In English

by Todd DuBoison July 6, 2015
Science fiction fans got momentous news this past weekend with separate announcements that media for Japan’s Legend of the Galactic Heroes would be released in English during Anime Expo 2015. Sentai Filmworks announced that it had licensed home video rights for the long-running cartoon, while Viz Media will begin to publish the original books written […]
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Viz Media Licenses "One Punch Man" Animated Series

by Todd DuBoison July 3, 2015
At Anime Expo on Thursday Viz Media announced the acquisition of the animated version of One Punch Man, which was announced for a Fall premiere in Japan earlier this year in March. Viz will stream the series in English concurrent with the Japanese broadcast, and it will be available on the streaming website Daisuki as […]

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"Inside Out" Continues Box Office Success With $52.1 Million Second Weekend

by Todd DuBoison June 30, 2015
Pixar’s Inside Out pulled in an estimated $52.13 in its second weekend at the U.S. box office per Box Office Mojo, marking a modest 42% drop from its expectation-defying $90.4 million opening weekend. After ten days the film’s earnings stand at an estimated $184.95 million domestically, and Inside Out is tracking ahead of every other […]
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Review: "DreamWorks Dragons: Race to the Edge" Races to a New Frontier

by Todd DuBoison June 26, 2015
Now an exclusive on Netflix after two seasons of broadcasting on Cartoon Network, the third season of DreamWorks Dragons (subtitled Race to the Edge) continues the series’ commitment to bridging the gap between How To Train Your Dragon and How To Train Your Dragon 2 in the wake of the second film’s release. To its […]

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Toei Announces New "Dragon Ball" Series for July 2015

by Todd DuBoison April 28, 2015
Toei Animation has announced in a press release today that it will produce a brand new Dragon Ball series for broadcast in Japan, entitled Dragon Ball Super. An English version of the announcement via Toei Animation Europe describes the show as “the first all-new Dragon Ball television series to be released in 18 years” and […]
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Hulu Gains Cartoon Network and Adult Swim Programming in Turner Broadcasting Deal

by Todd DuBoison April 23, 2015
The video streaming service Hulu and Turner Broadcasting have reportedly reached their first-ever multiyear licensing deal, which secures Hulu exclusive rights to programming from television networks Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TBS and TNT. Under the deal Hulu will debut current animated series from Adult Swim and Cartoon Network for the first time, in addition to […]

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DC to Launch "DC Super Hero Girls" Universe in Fall 2015

by Todd DuBoison April 22, 2015
DC Entertainment has announced today the forthcoming launch of the “DC Super Hero Girls” universe in Fall 2015, an expansive new project that will span multiple mediums and a myriad of new product lines. DC’s purpose is to develop a distinct setting for girl-centric storytelling and products targeted directly at the 6 – 12 female […]
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Official Trailer Released for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice"

by Todd DuBoison April 17, 2015
Warner Bros Pictures has released a 2 minute, 13 second official trailer for its upcoming film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, its live-action theatrical sequel to Man of Steel and the second installment of a planned shared cinematic universe starring the superheroes of DC Comics. The video highlights considerable public controversy over the revelation […]