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Press Release: GENEON ENTERTAINMENT NEW DECEMBER RELEASES

by Ed Liuon November 14, 2006
GENEON ENTERTAINMENT NEW DECEMBER RELEASES With that gift giving time of year upon us and wish lists to be fulfilled, Geneon Entertainment doesn’t hesitate to pull out all the stops to make this the best Holiday yet. Some of our key December arrivals will include the wonderfully outrageous adventures of Viewtiful Joe Vol.6; the sky […]

"The New Adventures of He-Man" Coming to DVD December 26, 2006

by Ed Liuon November 13, 2006
BCI Eclipse has announced that The New Adventures of He-Man will be released in a 6-disc DVD pack on December 26, 2006. The series was a spin-off of the original He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. This release is the first of two volumes, containing 33 of the 65 episodes of the show and […]

Dragon Ball Z Getting Digitally Remastered High-Definition Re-Release

by Ed Liuon November 13, 2006
FUNimation announced that Dragon Ball Z has been digitially remastered in high-definition video for a re-release starting in February 2007. All 291 episodes have been digitally transferred from the original film at 1080p, and then cleaned up to remove film grain, dust, scratches, and debris. The first 5-disc season set will cover season 1 (“The […]

Press Release: BCI Eclipse to Release "New Adventures of He-Man"

by Ed Liuon November 13, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9th, 2006 A NEW CHAPTER OF EXCITEMENT AND ADVENTURE BEGINS FOR HE-MAN® BCI ECLIPSE TO RELEASE 33 DIGITALLY REMASTERED EPISODES OF “THE NEW ADVENTURES OF HE-MAN®” VOLUME ONE Six DVDs in a Six-Panel DigiPak Available December 26th for $49.98 Los Angeles, CA – After the tremendous success of “He-Man and the […]

Press Release: Dragon Ball Z Digitally Remastered in High Definition and Restored

by Ed Liuon November 13, 2006
*** Dragon Ball Z Digitally Remastered in High Definition and Restored *** — FUNimation Entertainment announces the definitive Dragon Ball Z collection available February 2007 in TV on DVD season sets — Fort Worth, TX — November 13, 2006 — FUNimation Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation (NASDAQ: NAVR) and the market share leader […]

Real-World "Mater" Feels Ripples from "Cars"

by Ed Liuon November 13, 2006
The Sun News reports the impact that the movie Cars has had on Doug “Mater” Keever, the person who the rusty tow truck Mater was based on. The article details how Mater the person became Mater the animated tow truck and also notes the single line that Mater the person has in the final film.

Dark Horse Comics Profiled by NY Times

by Ed Liuon November 13, 2006
The New York Times profiles Dark Horse Comics on its 20th anniversary in the comic book business (registration required). The article includes extensive comments by Dark Horse founder and president Mike Richardson and Dark Horse creator Paul Chadwick (Concrete), along with some brief mentions of upcoming projects, including a tie-in comic for the Hellboy Animated […]

"Legion of Superheroes" and "The Batman" Previews at Superhero Report

by Ed Liuon November 13, 2006
The Superhero Report website has posted episode synopses and preview screenshots for upcoming episodes of Legion of Superheroes and The Batman. Potential spoilers are in the articles. (via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)

Peter Cullen Talks About Being Optimus Prime

by Ed Liuon November 13, 2006
Voice actor Peter Cullen has been interviewed about his role as Optimus Prime by NewsOK.com (a combination of the Oklahoman newspaper and the News 9 network). Cullen reveals his influences for the character’s voice, some touching interactions with fans, and the details on his casting call. (via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)

"Simpsons" Movie Trailer On-line

by Ed Liuon November 13, 2006
The trailer for the Simpsons movie is now available on-line in QuickTime format. The trailer debuted last night on a new episode of the TV show. (via Cartoon Brew weblog)