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"Amazing Nurse Nanako"... Not Amazing, Spectacular, or Astonishing

The Vatican and the Pentagon are working together. Their goal? Bio-engineering. The Pentagon wants an alien super weapon, while the Vatican wants to clone the star of The Passion of The Christ (and I’m not talking about the guy from Frequency). To achieve their goals, they need the scientific mind of Dr. Kyoji Ogami, the […]

"Steamboy" To Have U.S. Premiere at New York Film Festival

Steamboy will have its North American premiere on March 5 at the New York International Children’s Film Festival, AWN reports. Director Katsuhiro Otomo will attend a Q&A session to be held after the screening.

"Yu-Gi-Oh!", "Shaman King" Collector's DVDs Announced

4Kids Entertainment Home Video and FUNimation will release the third volume of the special DVD collector’s editions of Yu-Gi-Oh! and Shaman King to home video on February 22, the companies said today. The discs, previously unavailable in the U.S. and Canada, will contain features edited to conform to U.S. broadcast standards and to make room […]

"Devil Hunter Yohko" Coming to DVD in February

ADV Films will release Devil Hunter Yohko: The Complete Collection to DVD on February 8 in a new three-disc thinkpak box set, the company said today. The DVD-only release, priced at $39.98, will contain all five episodes of the series along with “Devil Hunter 4-Ever!”, a collection of Yohko-inspired music videos presented in Japanese 2.0 […]

"Martian Successor Nadesico" Vol. 1: Marginally Successful, or Massively Surprising?

The Jovians, lizard-like aliens who have attacked and decimated Earth’s base on Mars, have their sights set on attacking Earth. Who else can defend the planet but Nergal’s High Mobile Battleship Nadesico? Given that the main pilot of Nadesico’s mecha is a sentai-watching assistant chef who doesn’t want to actually fight, the commander a love-struck […]

FUNimation Steps Up "Lupin" Releases

FUNimation plans to release one Lupin movie every two months in 2005, the company said today, with Dead or Alive scheduled for release on February 22. FUNimation has also recently updated its LupinThe3rd website. Separately, Animated Bliss reports that FUNimation will release Dragon Ball Z: Great Saiyaman Starter Set to DVD on March 15 with […]

'Yu Yu Hakusho' Kicks It Up in 'Born Anew' and 'Three Kingdoms'

Yu Yu Hakusho DVDs have been hitting the shelves for over a year now, and two of the latest, Volume 26: Born Anew and Volume 28: Three Kingdoms are now available. The series is now a decade old. Can these episodes still enthrall new viewers with their animation and storytelling? The short answer is “yes.” […]

Anime Network Draws Interest from Cablers

A Beta Research survey says that Anime Network is scoring high interest among cable operators, placing third after NFL Network and College Sports Television among cable operators with more than 25,000 subscribers, Anime Network says. The survey of 151 cable operators was designed to measure provider interest in adding emerging or digital networks in 2005. […]

Manga Market Grows in 2004; Anime Market Flat

A report on ICv2.com states that the manga market grew by 40-50% in 2004 due to increasing bookstore sales, while the anime market was flat for the same time period. The on-line article also names the top 10 manga and anime properties last year. Their results are printed and analyzed in their annual in-depth report […]

"Gregory Horror Show" Vol. 1: Just Think Square-Headed Hitchcock

The Sci-Fi Channel may have stopped running The Twilight Zone in the afternoon, but if Gregory Horror Show, a strange computer-animated release from Geneon, is any indication, the symbolic, abstract, and, of course, campy style of science fiction Rod Serling’s masterpiece epitomized is still alive and well in Japan. Though the DVD case makes the […]

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