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 […]
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 […]
*** 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 […]
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.
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 […]
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)
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)
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)
The New York Comic Con has announced that the American Anime Awards will be held on Saturday, February 24th at the New Yorker Hotel. The awards will highlight the best anime released in North America as judged by the fans, who will be able to vote for their favorites online starting in January 2007.
The Walt Disney Company is reporting a net profit of 2 million for the fourth quarter of 2006, driven largely by the success of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest and strong showings from ABC and ESPN. This compares to a profit of $379 million for the same period last year. It also reported […]