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"Battle Arena Toshinden": A Landmark, or a Skidmark, on the Stage of History?

by Chad Boninon July 23, 2006
The Toshin tournament is about to be held again. However, all of the contestants from last year’s battle are being murdered by a mysterious organization. Eiji Shirow is out to discover just who this person hunting down combatants is and why he looks like his long lost brother in this rerelease of the first ever […]

SDCC: Funimation Announces "Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles" for DVD And More

by Karl Olsonon July 22, 2006
Funimation reconfirmed their announcement of their acquisition of the DVD rights to Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles today at San Diego Comic-Con, and they added that they would actively look into television and theatrical release options as well. Additionally, they screened various trailers including some not seen at AX, namely trailers for Tsukuyomi Moon Phase and […]

SDCC: DC Announces Series of Direct to DVD Animated Movies

by William C. Mauneon July 22, 2006
At the San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, DC Comics announced a new animated films initiative. A series of direct to DVD animated films will be produced with comic fans in mind. This new initiative will be overseen by Bruce Timm and the initial planned films are as follows: The New Fronter – This will be […]

New ‘Iron Man’ Cartoon To Debut Next Fall

by Stuon July 22, 2006
According to Superhero Hype!, a new animated series based on Marvel Comics’ Iron Man will premiere next fall. Marvel originally announced that Iron Man would probably return to the small screen after the Iron Man movie is released in the summer of 2008, but they have now changed their plans. Marvel and Lions Gate will […]

"Kannazuki No Miko Vol. 2": Bang Zoom! To the Moon, Alice!

by Classic Speedyon July 22, 2006
Kannazuki No Miko is one of those shows that doesn’t really get compelling until halfway through the series, which is sure to annoy many casual anime fans demanding immediate satisfaction. Despite a strong opening episode, the next few are hurt by a slow pace, a bunch of forced mecha fights (more on that later), and […]

SDCC: New "Afro Samurai" Details Revealed

by William C. Mauneon July 22, 2006
At the San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, new details were revealed about the upcoming Afro Samurai anime starring Samuel L. Jackson. The series, slated to run on Spike TV, will be five episodes long, although there may be more episodes if it does well. Each of the five episodes had a budget of over $1 […]

ADV Announces September 5 DVDs: Jinki, Ugly Yet Beautiful, UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie

by Ed Liuon July 22, 2006
ADV Films has released a list of DVDs scheduled for release on September 5, including Jinki: Extend 01, the first volume of a series that blends “giant robot action and soap opera intrigue”; This Ugly Yet Beautiful World: Eye of the Beholder, the second volume in the acclaimed anime from Studio Gainax; and UFO Ultramaiden […]

Press Release: ADV ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER 5 RELEASES

by Ed Liuon July 22, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ADV ANNOUNCES SEPTEMBER 5 RELEASES HOUSTON, July 19, 2006 — ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to announce three exciting new titles set to hit the streets on September 5, including the first volume of Jinki: Extend, the second volume of This Ugly Yet Beautiful […]

SDCC: Mainframe Animation Presents New Tony Hawk Film – Info and Impressions

by Alex Weitzmanon July 21, 2006
Canadian-based Mainframe Entertainment presented a sneak preview and artistic breakdown today at the San Diego Comic-Con of their new CGI straight-to-DVD film, Tony Hawk in Boom Boom Sabotage. Boasting a large amount of cooperation with the Hawks and several other major skateboarding stars, the film uses copious amounts of motion-capture to transmute real skakeboarding tricks […]

"Return to the Planet of the Apes" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson July 20, 2006
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is bringing the animated series Return to the Planet of the Apes to DVD. The 2-disc set containing 13 episodes was at one time a part of the Ultimate DVD Collection along with both the classic movies and the short lived TV series. This time it will […]