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One if by land, two if by sea, three if by anime?

The Mooninites are coming! The Mooninites are coming! Not this time, thankfully. Rather than a few LED boards being mistaken for terrorists, it was a throng of otaku, guests and staffers over 11,000 strong invading the Hynes Memorial Convention Center in the Prudential Center complex, aka The Pru, in downtown Boston from April 20th through […]

Bandai Visual details their US businesses plan

Bandai Visual held a panel at Anime Boston where they went over the details of their release plans and the businesses model they plan to use in the US anime market. For anyone who is confused, Bandai Visual is a separate company from Bandai Entertainment. Bandai Visual is releasing the new Gunbuster series as well […]

Cartoon Network to Air New "Transformers" Series in Fall 2007

Cartoon Network will be airing a new 26 episode Transformers animated show called Transformers: Animated, starting in the fall of 2007. The series will be written by Marty Isenberg, one of the top writers on the Beast Machines series. It will be the first North American designed and written Transformers series since Beast Machines ended. […]

Spidey Keeps Moviegoers in His Web

Spiderman 3, despite a 60% drop from it’s opening weekend maintained the #1 position in the US and world wide box office with approximately $60,000,000 in sales. Spiderman 3 far outpaced the weekend’s new films, 28 Weeks Later, Georgia Rule, Delta Farce and The Ex, bringing in over twice what those 4 brought in put […]

Viz announces new novels for 2007

Viz has announced the publication of multiple new fiction and non-fiction titles for 2007. Leading off in June will be Picture Letters from the Commander-in-Chief, the real life basis for the recent Clint Eastwood movie Letters from Iwo Jima, by Tadamichi Kuribayashi. In July the will publish Brave Story by Miyuki Miyabe. Brave Story will […]

Media Blasters announces street date for "Ramen Fighter Miki"

Media Blasters has announced a street date for Ramen Fighter Miki. Ramen Fighter Miki is a shounen anime set in a noodle shop. The star character, Miki, is the shop’s poster girl who’s violent temper get her and the rest of the store’s employees into comedic trouble fairly often. The first DVD will street on […]

Spiderman to continue on the big screen

Michael Lynton, CEO of Sony Pictures, has told the BBC that the company expects to continue making Spider-Man feature films in the future. “Everybody has every intention of making a fourth, a fifth, and a sixth and on and on,” he states. “When everybody comes up for air, we can think about how to make […]

Naruto hits the road

Starting on May 26 in Secaucus, NJ, Viz will be taking Naruto on a road trip. The company has plans to run a rolling showcase of Naruto products at several Walmarts across the country. In addition to Secaucus, they plan to go to Baltimore, Maryland; Belleville, Indiana; Bentonville, Arkansas; and Pleasanton, California. The show will […]

Viz to launch 4 new shonen titles in fall of 2007

Viz has announced that they will be putting 4 new shonen titles into book form for publication in the Fall of 2007. The titles are Yu!-Gi!-Oh! GX, Tekkonkinkreet, Kurohime and Muhyo & Roji’s Bureau of Supernatural Investigation. Yu!-Gi!-Oh! GX will be hitting stores in November of 2007 for a price of $7.99. The manga is […]

More casting for "Hellboy 2" announced

Luke Goss has been anounced as the lead bad guy, Prince Nuada, in the upcoming Hellboy 2 movie. Goss joins the returning cast memebers from the first movie for a shoot in Budapest, Hungary starting in August 2007. The director of the movie, Guilermo del Toro,has previously worked with Goss in Blade II. [Source: the […]

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