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WB Announces Porky Pig 101, The First Chronological Looney Tunes DVD

by Peter Paltridgeon August 16, 2017
Did you ever notice how…scattered WB’s home video releases of their classic Looney Tunes library are? Why do the shorts keep getting packaged as a trail mix of decades, when most of the collectors who make up the market prefer chronological order? Who knows, but that practice may be coming to an end. It depends […]

Los Angeles Anime Film Festival Celebrates 100 Years Of Anime

by Peter Paltridgeon August 14, 2017
Did you know anime is now 100 years old? Don’t you think that sounds like a good excuse to throw as many landmark anime films on the big screen at the same time? Then you’re way ahead of the Los Angeles Anime Film Festival (LA-AFF), which features a blockbuster lineup of anime hits, one after […]

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Disney Will No Longer Distribute The Studio Ghibli Catalog In The US

by Peter Paltridgeon August 11, 2017
Is a relationship between two animation titans finally coming to a close? It would appear so as Disney announced this week it would cease distributing the Studio Ghibli library in America. What company is this valuable library being handed to? GKids, a distributor based in New York and mostly known for foreign films. They have […]
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Umbreon And Espeon Join The Pokemon Gallery Figures

by Peter Paltridgeon August 9, 2017
What will be the next two figures added to the Pokemon Gallery Figures line? We found out today when the Pokémon Company International officially revealed Umbreon and Espeon. Want to see pictures? Evolved from Eevee, Espeon and Umbreon are Light Type and Dark Type Pokemon respectively. Espeon is depicted in mid-attack, casting a defensive Light […]

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Disney Announces Its Own Streaming Service, To Launch 2019

by Peter Paltridgeon August 9, 2017
Remember when Disney announced that exclusive content deal with Netflix? They’ve suddenly changed their minds. Where is Disney’s streaming content going to now? In-house….chairman Bob Iger announced yesterday that Disney was now at work on their own streaming service, which in the future would exclusively display their content. Iger clarified what this would mean: mainline […]
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Fox Would Like To Uncancel King Of The Hill

by Peter Paltridgeon August 8, 2017
Did you know the original 13-season run of King of the Hill generated 259 episodes over twelve years before its cancellation? But for Fox, is that enough? The network mentioned to Variety this morning that they’re now interested in producing at least one more season of the long-running Texan toon created by Mike Judge and […]

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The Art And Science Of Laika

by Peter Paltridgeon August 7, 2017
What kinds of behind-the-scenes videos are the best kinds in our opinion? Our vote goes to stop-motion productions, like those of famed animation studio Laika. Want to watch the process in action? The best thing about watching Laika’s production process is that everything is actually there. Computers are involved to some extent (as they are […]
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Marvel Unlimited Expands Its Library In August

by Peter Paltridgeon August 4, 2017
What’s the name of that place you can go to get thousands of Marvel comics beamed into your phone or tablet? It’s Marvel Unlimited, and it’s expanding in August with over fifty new issues, in addition to the 20,000+ that are already there. What’s being added this month? Marvel sent us a comprehensive list. It’s […]

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Pokemon: I Choose You Coming To US Theaters This November

by Peter Paltridgeon August 2, 2017
When and where is the English version of Pokemon: I Choose You coming out? For the longest time, nobody knew, but we’ve got the answers at last! Pokemon: I Choose You is a celebration of the anime’s longevity through a cinematic retelling of several events from its first season. This is not an exact adaption […]
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Brazey Is Back, With A Message

by Peter Paltridgeon August 1, 2017
A few months ago we posted an animated short called “Brazey,” by Jared D. Weiss. It was a cute, largely improvised short about a little dancing white guy. We’re pleased to report Weiss has returned to Brazey’s world with a follow-up, which you can watch below. The last time we saw Brazey he was living […]