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PR: VIZ Media Scores with the Release of the Prince of Tennis Anime Boxed Set

by Ed Liuon March 31, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE VIZ MEDIA SCORES WITH THE RELEASE OF THE PRINCE OF TENNIS ANIME BOX SET Comprehensive 13-Episode, 3-Disc Set Captures All The On And Off Court Action Of The Popular Series’ First Season San Francisco, CA March 29, 2007 — VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and […]

PR: Platform Int’l Animation Festival Passes on Sale Monday, Apr 2, 2007

by Ed Liuon March 31, 2007
PLATFORM INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL PASSES GO ON SALE MONDAY APRIL 2, 2007 PLATFORM International Passes will be on Sale starting April 2nd. We are offering special discounts on passes purchased before April 30th. Buy passes online at Pass Details: A FULL PASS will provide access to all festival events, from screenings, parties, workshops, installations, […]

PR: Buena Vista Announces Tie-In with "Meet the Robinsons" and DVD Loyalty Program

by Ed Liuon March 31, 2007
BUENA VISTA WORLDWIDE HOME ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER THEATRICAL TIE-IN WITH WALT DISNEY PICTURES MEET THE ROBINSONS FOR ITS DVD LOYALTY PROGRAM “DISNEY MOVIE REWARDS” Home Entertainment Industry’s First Loyalty Program Enrolls 700,000 Members In its First Six Months and is Now Available in Canada. BURBANK, Calif., March 30, 2007 -Buena Vista Worldwide Home Entertainment has […]

PR: Newest Additions to Walt Disney Treasures: Oswald, Donald, and More

by Ed Liuon March 31, 2007
Rare Gems From the Disney Vault The Newest Additions to the Popular Walt Disney Treasures Oswald the Lucky Rabbit Chronological Donald, Volume 3 Disneyland: Stories, Secrets, and Magic Each 2-Disc DVD Set Includes Authenticity Certificate And Collectible Lithograph Available in Limited Supply December 11 BURBANK, Calif., draft, 2007 – Walt Disney Home Entertainment continues the […]

PR: New SpongeBob Episodes on YTV Beginning in April

by Ed Liuon March 31, 2007
EVERYONE’S FAVOURITE SEA SPONGE RESURFACES WITH NEW EPISODES WEDNESDAY NIGHTS BEGINNING THIS APRIL (March 28, 2007 – Toronto , Canada ) The silence from Bikini Bottom is broken! This April, YTV is bringing viewers new tales about our porous yellow pal from the sea – SpongeBob! If nautical nonsense is something you wish, tune in […]

KidsWB! Announces "World of Quest," "Eon Kid," "Magi-Nation" and "Will & Dewitt"

by Ed Liuon March 30, 2007
KidsWB! on the CW Network has announced four new shows to join the Saturday morning lineup in the Fall of 2007 alongside a new Spider-Man cartoon and returning shows such as Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get a Clue! and Legion of Superheroes. The first show, World of Quest, is based on a graphic novel by Jason […]

Animated Shorts Meets the Robinsons’ Robh Ruppel and Joe Moshier

by Ed Liuon March 30, 2007
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts column has spoken with Meet the Robinsons‘ Art Director Robh Ruppel and Character Designer Joe Moshier. The pair discuss their artistic influences and inspirations for the movie, which opens today in theaters nationwide.

Kevin Munroe on "TMNT" and "Gatchaman"

by Ed Liuon March 30, 2007
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts column has interviewed TMNT director Kevin Munroe, discussing how he got started in the animation business, how he got the job to direct TMNT, what works influenced his approach to the ninja turtles, and what it was like to work with the voice acting cast of the movie. He also discusses his […]

Devil’s Due Announces G.I. Joe #25 Cover Character Contest

by Ed Liuon March 30, 2007
Devil’s Due Publishing will be conducting a special contest in conjuction with G.I. Joe: America’s Elite #25 and the 25th anniversary of Hasbro’s “G.I. Joe vs. Cobra” storyline. Starting on March 29, Devil’s Due will begin publish the first of six sections of the cover to G.I. Joe: America’s Elite #25, which will contain all […]

"Avatar" Wins Humane Society of US Award

by Ed Liuon March 30, 2007 for the “Appa’s Lost Days” episode. The Genesis Award is given to “honor works from the big screen, the small screen and from print media – news and entertainment that convey the message of respect and compassion for animals.” (via