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"Gundam SEED Destiny" Still Off to a Great Start

by on June 13, 2006
Usually Gundam series have a slow beginning, riddled with generic action scenes and basic character development, then finish strong with an impressive showing in the final few episodes. SEED Destiny has already bucked that trend by having an awesome first five episodes and the question is now whether it can keep it up. After letting […]

"IGPX" Continues its Championship Run

by on June 12, 2006
Who knew a racing version of Rock ‘Em-Sock ‘Em Robots could be so much fun? We’re in the home stretch for Season 1, so it’s time for IGPX to change into speed mode and race towards the finish line. After their win against Team Skylark, Team Satomi is sitting pretty good. They’re tied for 2nd […]

Classic "Popeye" Comes to DVD

by Ed Liuon June 7, 2006
Warner Home Video, Hearst Entertainment, and King Features Syndicate have come to an agreement which will lead to the home video release of classic Popeye cartoons. Specifically, Warner has the rights to all 231 Popeye animated shorts released theatrically between 1933 and 1957 and multiple shorts released for TV between 1960 and 1987. According to […]

Geneon Announces New July & August Titles; "Kannazuki no Miko" Delayed

by SB20xxon June 7, 2006
Set to debut in July and August from Geneon are boxsets for Gad Guard, Koi Kaze, Mermaid Forest, and Tokyo Underground. Elemental Gelade also gets a second volume, which will be released on August 15th. In related Geneon news, Kannazuki no Miko‘s second volume has been delayed from June 27th to July 4th. In addition, […]

Bandai Announces New August & September Titles

by SB20xxon June 7, 2006
Bandai today revealed some new title solicitations for late summer. August will bring us IGPX: Season 1 Complete Collection, and in September we will see multiple Anime Legends releases: .hack//Legend of the Twilight Complete Collection; Infinite Ryvius Complete Collection; Jubei-Chan: The Ninja Girl Complete Collection; and Wolf’s Rain Complete Collection II. In addition, the first […]

Go Team Venture!

by on June 7, 2006
I don’t know about the rest of you kids, but I’ve about had my fill of animated parodies. Harvey Birdman was a clever extension of the Space Ghost model, and Sealab 2021 had its moments. But c’mon already. Is there any good excuse for Robot Chicken, Moral Orel, Drawn Together, Family Guy, and a bunch […]

Press Release: Ten Viz Media Manga Titles Sweep The BookScan Top Ten

by Zeddon June 6, 2006
TEN VIZ MEDIA MANGA TITLES SWEEP THE BOOKSCAN TOP TEN NARUTO, FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST, RUROUNI KENSHIN And DEATH NOTE Continue To Captivate Readers Nationwide San Francisco, CA, June 5, 2006 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced that ten of its […]

Press Release: Pee-wee’s Playhouse Makes TV Return on Adult Swim July 10

by on June 5, 2006
Pee-wee’s Playhouse Makes TV Return on Adult Swim July 10 Emmy-Winning Series Returns to Air Monday-Thursday at 11 p.m. (ET, PT) 20 Years after its Debut Pee-wee’s Playhouse, the winner of an astounding 22 Emmy Awards and a pop culture touchstone nearly 20 years after its debut, returns to TV, joining the Adult Swim lineup […]

"Brak" Volume 2 and "Sealab" Season 4 Coming to DVD (Updated 6/4)

by Dan Collinson June 4, 2006
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Volume 2 of Sealab 2021 and Season 4 of Tvshowsondvd.com will hit DVD shelves on August 15. Updated 6/4: According to Tvshowsondvd.com, The Brak Show will now be released on August 8.

‘Ultimate Avengers 2: Rise of the Panther’ Trailer Now Online

by on June 4, 2006
IGN Weekly has a first look at the trailer for The Ultimate Avengers 2: Rise of the Panther, the sequel to February’s Ultimate Avengers direct-to-DVD film. The DVD hits shelves on August 8. Look for more on The Ultimate Avengers here at Toon Zone News and on The Marvel Animation Age.