Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products have taken on the global licensing and merchandising activities for The Backyardigans, World Screen reports. Nelvana will continue to oversee merchandising activities in Canada as well as worldwide home video and DVD distribution.
ADV Films will release Area 88: Treacherous Skies to DVD on July 18, the company said yesterday. The $29.98 DVD-only release will include the first three episodes of the series in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras include an interview with screenwriter Hiroshi Ohnogi and director Isamu Imakake; aircraft specs; production […]
Warner Home Video will release Christmas Rocks, set of Christmas-themed Cartoon Network episodes, to DVD on October 4, TV Shows on DVD reports. The set will include episodes of Johnny Bravo; Courage the Cowardly Dog; Dexter’s Laboratory; I Am Weasel; Ed, Edd, ‘n Eddy; Powerpuff Girls; Grim & Evil; and Codename: Kids Next Door. It […]
Anchor Bay will release Ghost In The Shell: Season 2, Vol. 1 to DVD on September 20, Animated Bliss reports. A standard edition will retail for $24.95; a limited edition will retail for $49.95.
Paramount will release Transformers Cybertron: A New Beginning to DVD on September 13, according to Animated Bliss. It will retail for $16.95.
Paramount will release SpongeBob SquarePants: Absorbing Favorites to DVD on September 20, DVD Toons reports.
Universal will release the Seuss Celebration collection of animated Dr. Seuss adaptations, Animated Bliss reports. The $26.98 collection will feature The Cat in the Hat; The Lorax; Pontoffel Pock & His Magic Piano; Green Eggs And Ham; Grinch Night; The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat and The Hoober-Bloob Highway.
America Online’s KOL service for kids has signed a new licensing deal with DC Comics to develop comic books based on its original “Princess Natasha” webisode series. Under the terms of the deal, DC Comics will publish a four issue mini-series to be released in 2006. “Princess Natasha” will also extend to television, books, and […]
In order for a giant robot anime to stand out from the pack, it needs at least a couple of the following: catchy music, nice animation, an interesting plot, engaging characters, and of course some really, really cool giant robots. Which show defines the standard is subject to personal opinion, but there are some series […]
Raggedy Ann & Andy: The Mabbit Adventure and Raggedy Ann & Andy: The Pixling Adventure are both scheduled to arrive on DVD on August 30, DVDToons reports. Both DVDs will retail for $12.95 and will include a History of Raggedy Ann and Andy special feature.