The organizers of the New York Comic-Con, Reed Exhibitions, have announced that they will be holding the first New York Anime Festival December 7-9, 2007, in the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. The festival’s website will contain more information as it becomes available.
Newsarama.com’s “Animated Shorts” column has posted an interview with Kim Possible creators Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley about the upcoming premiere of the show’s fourth season, starting Saturday, February 10, at 8:00 p.m EST. The pair talk about the revival of the series, changes to some of the characters for the new season, and the […]
The Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission has approved YTV’s request to create a new network called The Anime Channel. The station will carry a minimum of 65% anime and up to 35% “anime-related” content. (via Zannen, Canada)
The nominees for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year came out today and there were only 3 films selected. The films were Cars, Happy Feet and Monster House. Cars was also nominated in the “Best Original Song” category for “Our Town” by Randy Newman. The Academy Award nominees for Best […]
It was revealed at this weekend’s WizardWorld Philadelphia during a Top Cow panel that FUNimation has picked up the rights to the Witchblade anime currently airing in Japan, Comic Book Resources reports. According to the report, “The series takes place in the future, featuring an illegitimate wearer of the blade fighting evil two hundred years […]
Bill Freiberger has been executive producer for Comedy Central’s hit animated series Drawn Together for two seasons now. Toon Zone News reporter Matt Hazuda recently sat down with one of the masterminds behind this show of debauchery, blood, and the occasional penis. Warning: Adult Content Below. (That’s what she said!) Do you have no morals, […]
Chicken Little, Disney’s first solo attempt at a CG-animated movie since 2000’s botched Dinosaur, proves that they are ready for a post-Pixar world. The humiliating days when Disney had to outsource the magic are over. This new film doesn’t just contradict all those who predicted its spectacular failure. Disney has captured the personality of a […]
During their presentation today at San Diego Comic-Con, Viz revealed the DVD release information for its upcoming series Naruto. – First DVD in stores 03/2006 – It will be the edited version – 4 episodes per volume – New volumes every other month – Uncut bilingual episodes will be released in box sets – 13 […]
At the San Diego Comic-Con today, Adult Swim representatives confirmed that the programming block will be expanded into the 10pm hour on Sundays this October. More information is due out tomorrow during their presentation.