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"Inspector Gadget" Screenshots Go Online

by Maxie Zeuson July 25, 2005
DVD Toons has screenshots and cover art of Inspector Gadget’s Biggest Caper Ever.

"Steamboy": Fantastic Journey to Yesterday's Tomorrow

by Chris Woodon July 25, 2005
These days we take it for granted that major anime features will get a nationwide theatrical run in the U.S. This was not the case in 1989, when renowned manga artist/writer Otomo Katsuhiro’s cyberpunk classic Akira took the art house circuit by storm. Nearly twenty years later, he has finally returned to the director’s chair […]

The Griffin Family Hits Sin City

by EJill34on July 23, 2005
Every animation fan knows the story of Family Guy by now: it was cancelled, released on DVD, and brought back due to extremely fine sales. It’s hard to deny that the series is hilariously charming, and much of that charm comes from the songs sprinkled throughout its various episodes. In fact, these songs were popular […]

Analysts See Softening DVD Sales

by Maxie Zeuson July 22, 2005
Analysts forecast that U.S. DVD sales will only rise 1% to 2% next year, today’s print edition of The Wall Street Journal reports. That will put severe pressure on Hollywood’s bottom line, the paper continues. But the softening market could bring good news to consumers, the paper notes. Michael Nathanson of Sanford Bernstein predicts that […]

WHV Announces New "Teen Titans," "The Batman," and "Justice League Unlimited" DVDs

by Bird Boyon July 22, 2005
Update (July 22nd): Added Cover Art, Back Art and Special Features for Justice League Unlimited. Update (July 11th): Updated Cover Art for The Batman and Teen Titans added; back cover for The Batman and Teen Titans added. Special features for The Batman and Teen Titans added. WHV has officially announced three new DC Animated DVDs […]

DreamWorks Animation Hit with Class-Action Lawsuit

by Maxie Zeuson July 22, 2005
DreamWorks Animation SKG and certain directors have been named in a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of investors by Milberg Weiss Bershad & Schulman, the law firm said yesterday. The complaint alleges that the company made materially false and misleading statements with respect to sales of Shrek 2 home video units. Late last year, […]

ADV Announces September Releases

by Maxie Zeuson July 22, 2005
ADV Films will release Yugo the Negotiator Pakistan 2: Honor and Magical Shoping Arcade Abenobashi: Complete Collection to DVD on September 6, the company said yesterday. Separately, ADV said that Neon Genesis Evangelion: Angelic Days will begin its run this August as the exclusive manga insert of Newtype USA. The August issue will also come […]

More "Ren & Stimpy" Coming to DVD in November

by Maxie Zeuson July 22, 2005
Paramount is planning to release an “ultimate” box set of The Ren & Stimpy show to DVD on November 8, TV Shows on DVD reports. The site cautions that the release date is unofficial. Separately, TV Shows on DVD also says that November 8 will see the release of the Adult Party Cartoons to DVD.

"Best of He-Man": Yes, It Does Have Some Power

by Matthew Williamson July 22, 2005
Despite their popularity, most of the eighties cartoons are remembered only nostalgically. Let’s face it—most of them aren’t as good as we remember. Some are plagued by horrible voice acting (Thundercats), some are so reliant on their toylines that it’s impossible to connect them to any character (Transformers, GI Joe), and some are just bad […]

"Tripping the Rift" Gets October DVD Release Date

by Maxie Zeuson July 21, 2005
Anchor Bay will release the first thirteen episodes of Tripping the Rift to DVD on October 25, TV Shows on DVD reports. The two-disc set will retail for $19.95.