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The Boss Baby

“Boss Baby” Edges Out “Beauty and the Beast” for Top Box Office Spot; “Ghost in the Shell” Underperforms

by Ed Liuon April 3, 2017
In its premiere weekend, DreamWorks Animation SKG’s The Boss Baby just beat out Disney’s live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast at the box office, pulling in an estimated $49 million in ticket sales (vs. Beast‘s $47.54 million). The results were much higher than pre-release expectations in the industry, placing The Boss Baby as the […]

Hot Streets

Adult Swim Greenlights Action-Packed “Hot Streets” for Debut in Fall 2017

by Ed Liuon April 1, 2017
Adult Swim Greenlights Action-packed New Animated Series – Hot Streets will Debut in 2017 March 30, 2017 – Adult Swim, who continues to dominate the ratings and remains the #1 in basic cable with millennials for more than a decade, announces the action-packed new animated series that will premiere in the fall, Hot Streets. This […]


Amazon Anime Strike

Amazon Channels’ Anime Strike Offers Free Digital Manga

by Ed Liuon March 22, 2017
Amazon Channels’ curated on-demand subscription service Anime Strike is offering its members free digital manga through ComiXology once a month for the rest of 2017. The free title will be selected by the Anime Strike team based on the most popular shows over the past month, with April’s offering being Blue Exorcist Vol. 1 to […]

Miss Hokusai

Review: “Miss Hokusai” Blu-ray – Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman

by Ed Liuon March 15, 2017
Based on a historical fiction manga series, Miss Hokusai is an animated feature film as unconventional as its title character O-Ei, the daughter of the renowned Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai. Miss Hokusai blends a realistic portrayal of Edo-period Japan with suggestions of strange, otherworldly forces just outside our field of view, mixing these elements together […]