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FUNimation Acquires ‘Witchblade’ Anime

by Matt Hazudaon June 4, 2006
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 […]

"Pokémon Chronicles" The Legend of Horrible Dubbing

by Dukeon June 4, 2006
You know, out of all the dubs 4Kids has created, Pokémon had by far the best treatment. Some of the original music was retained, the script was (for the most part) well translated, the voice casting was spot-on, and the movies kept all of their original music. Unfortunately, that time has ended, and the bliss […]

"Kuromi 2" Is Better Than the Original

by Dukeon June 2, 2006
A few years ago there was a special OAV, created by Akitaroh Daichi (director of Fruits Basket, Kodocha, and Jubei-chan), that was released on DVD called Animation Runner Kuromi. I loved the first release, but when a sequel was announced, I was both excited and worried. Would Kuromi 2 be as good as the original? […]

"Wrath of the Ninja Collector’s Series" Edition Scheduled for August Release

by Benon May 31, 2006
“WRATH OF THE NINJA COLLECTOR’S SERIES” EDITION SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST RELEASE Two-Disc Set To Be Priced At Only $24.95 SRP NEW YORK, NY (May 31, 2006)  Central Park Media announced the release of the Wrath of the Ninja Collector’s Series Edition which contains both the Wrath of the Ninja motion picture and the original […]

Ground-Breaking War Epic Draws to a Close with the August Release of Armored Troop…

by Benon May 31, 2006
GROUND-BREAKING WAR EPIC DRAWS TO A CLOSE WITH THE AUGUST RELEASE OF ARMORED TROOPER VOTOMS: GOD PLANET QUENT “VOTOMS DVD Collection” To Be Released At Same Time as Last Story Arc And To Be Housed In Collector’s Ammo Can NEW YORK, NY (May 31, 2006)  Central Park Media announced today that the release of […]

"Maburaho Vol. 7:" The End of Everything, Thankfully

by Dukeon May 31, 2006
After a long, annoying, and at times, torturous ride, Maburaho is down to its last volume. The series has shown flashes of being good, but can it recapture that essence in time for the series finale? Rin is the only one left with ashes to give to Kazuki, but Shino’s words tear at her core. […]

Central Park Setbacks Caused by Musicland Bankruptcy, Managing Director Says

by Benon May 30, 2006
Late last week, reports of extensive layoffs at anime licensor Central Park Media led to speculation that the company was preparing for bankruptcy. Though the company has not yet confirmed or denied the filing rumors, CPM founder and managing director John O’Donnell issued a statement to Toon Zone News with more information about the recent […]

Tenchi Muyo! "Pretty Sammy" and "Mihoshi Special": Are They Magically Mischevious?

by Chad Boninon May 29, 2006
Unbeknownst to her friends, Mihoshi of the Galaxy Police is not as ditzy as she would seem. She saved the universe from a great evil, when she was partnered with her long-lost ally Kiyone. Likewise, in a different universe, Sasami Kawai is not the little girl that she seems. She has been chosen to fight […]

ADV Announces Acquisition of "Jinki: Extend"

by William C. Mauneon May 27, 2006
ADV has announced at Anime Boston the acquisition of anime series Jinki: Extend. [On-Site Reporting by Weatherman]

FUNimation Acquires "Beck"

by William C. Mauneon May 27, 2006
This evening at Anime Boston FUNimation announced the acquisition of Indie rock-centric anime series Beck. [On-Site Reporting by Weatherman]