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DreamWorks and HP Turn Shrek’s Princess Fiona into Marketing Icon

by Ed Liuon May 18, 2007
An article in the Los Angeles Times follows the advertising resulting from the teaming of DreamWorks Animation and Hewlett-Packard for Shrek the Third (free registration required), centering on Princess Fiona in videos posted on a channel of YouTube.

Bandai Opens “Freedom” Official Website

by Ed Liuon May 17, 2007
Bandai Visual has opened the virtual doors for the Freedom website. The site is dedicated to the six-volume Freedom anime series directed by Shuhei Morita (Kakurenbo – Hide & Seek). The series is set in the 23rd Century on a Lunar colony, and tells a tale of a repressive society and the threat of revolt. […]

“My Cyberchase Summer” Initiative Begins June 4

by Ed Liuon May 17, 2007
PBS Kids’ Cyberchase will launch a three-month on-air and online initiative to keep kids’ math skills sharp over the summer. “My Cyberchase Summer” will begin on Monday, June 4, 2007, and run through August 27, with fan-favorite episodes broadcasting on PBS paired with downloadable content on the official Cyberchase website. Read the full press release […]

VIZ Sponsors Interactive Manga Lounge at Tezuka Art Exhibition in San Francisco

by Ed Liuon May 17, 2007
VIZ Media will be sponsoring a special interactive manga lounge at the “Tezuka; The Marvel of Manga” exhibition, which opens at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum from June 2 to September 9, 2007. The manga lounge opened on May 13, and will close with the exhibition. Full exhibition details can be obtained at the […]

VIZ Media Celebrates 2nd Anniversary of “Shojo Beat”

by Ed Liuon May 17, 2007
VIZ Media will be marking the 2nd anniversary of Shojo Beat magazine with a special issue dated July 2007. Included in the magazine will be a 23-page excerpt from Osamu Tezuka’s Princess Knight, which has never before appeared in English. Other content includes a poster of the hit manga Nana and the magazine’s usual varied […]

Kris Anka Wins Inaugural Warner Bros./Hanna-Barbera Scholarship

by Ed Liuon May 17, 2007
The first Warner Bros./Hanna-Barbera Animation Scholarship has been awarded to Kris Anka, a senior at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. The award of $10,000 will be disbursed annually in equal amounts for the duration of Anka’s time at the California Institute of the Arts, which he will enter this fall. The […]

PR: Kids Stay Cool All Summer Long With "My Cyberchase Summer"

by Ed Liuon May 17, 2007
KIDS CAN STAY COOL ALL SUMMER LONG WITH MY CYBERCHASE SUMMER – CLASSIC CYBERCHASEsm EPISODES AND ONLINE “PRINT AND GO” ACTIVITIES FROM THIRTEEN/WNET NEW YORK, KICKING OFF JUNE 4th ON PBS KIDS GO! Each Week Spotlights A Different Episode; Kids Can Download Games, Activities And Journals, Bringing CYBERCHASE’s Math And Problem-Solving Fun With Them On-The-Go […]

PR: VIZ Media Complements Asian Art Museum’s "Tezuka" Exhibition with Manga Lounge

by Ed Liuon May 17, 2007
VIZ MEDIA COMPLEMENTS ASIAN ART MUSEUM’S TEZUKA: THE MARVEL OF MANGA EXHIBITION WITH INTERACTIVE MANGA LOUNGE Unique Exhibit Displays Rare Original Works By “The God Of Manga” and Offers Perspective On The Manga Phenomenon San Francisco, CA, May 10, 2007 — VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive […]

PR: VIZ Media Celebrates Second Anniversary of Shojo Beat Magazine

by Ed Liuon May 17, 2007
VIZ MEDIA CELEBRATES THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF SHOJO BEAT MAGAZINE WITH SPECIAL COMMEMORATIVE SUMMER ISSUE AND GALA PARTY Special Issue to Feature Rare Excerpt from Osamu Tezuka Shojo Classic PRINCESS KNIGHT San Francisco, CA, May 14, 2007 — VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and […]

PR: Kris Anka Selected First Recipient of W-B/Hanna-Barbera Scholarship

by Ed Liuon May 17, 2007
LOS ANGELES STUDENT KRIS ANKA SELECTED FIRST RECIPIENT OF WARNER BROS. ANIMATION/HANNA-BARBERA SCHOLARSHIP BURBANK, CA (May 15, 2007) ­ Los Angeles County High School for the Arts senior Kris Anka has been selected to receive the first Warner Bros. Animation/Hanna-Barbera Scholarship, it was announced today. “Kris has been recognized by his instructors for his outstanding […]