Nerdcore rap artist MC Chris, best known among animation fans as the voice of Hesh on Sealab 2021 and the voice of MC Pee Pants on “Aqua Teen Hunger Force”, is currently concentrating on his musical career. Toon Zone had a chance to catch up with him after his performance at Mojo’s in Columbia, Missouri […]
As a kid, I grew up with the likes of Batman: The Animated Series, The New Batman/Superman Adventures and Batman Beyond. Whenever I would flip over to Cartoon Network and see Superfriends, I would quickly turn the channel. Even at a young age, I couldn’t stand its hokey dialogue and animation. Something must have happened […]
“Direct to DVD” releases are often stigmatized as junk unworthy of even a small theatrical release. But in the world of animation, Disney has been laboring hard to change that impression. If widespread critical acceptance still eludes them, they have found the key to rich financial dividends. Such sequels as Lion King 1 1/2 and […]
It’s been over a year since Samurai Jack: Season 1 hit store shelves, giving fans a full season of their beloved show with pristine DVD video and crystal clear Dolby sound. Now, fans will get their chance to grab the second season set on May 24. The Season 2 set opens with “Monkey-man” teaching Jack […]
Tetsujin 28 (Vol.1) Monster Resurrected will be released to DVD on September 27, Animated Bliss reports. It will retail for $29.98; a collector’s edition with box will retail for $34.98.
ADV Films has acquired and will release to DVD Samurai Gun on August 16, the company says. The thirteen-episode series, which is based on a manga by Kazuhiro Kumagai, will get a four-volume release. Samurai Gun: Cocked and Loaded will feature the first four episodes in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. […]
Warner Home Video will release Trollz Vol. 1: Best Friends for Life and Trollz Vol. 2: Magic of the Five to DVD on September 6, the company says. Both releases will include challenges, interactive menus, a music video, a featurette, and a “Personal Memory Book.” The releases will each retail for $19.98. [Source: Warner Home […]
There are few challenges in the moviemaking world more daunting than producing quality sequels, and many of Hollywood’s more accomplished artists have been humbled by it. Only the Bond franchise seems relatively immune, perhaps because it adheres so relentlessly to its core formula. Most are not so lucky: the latest installments of the Star Trek, […]
Sony will put two episodes of The Real Ghostbusters as extras on its upcoming Ghostbuters movie set, TVShowsOnDVD reports.
Disney will release Walt Disney’s Timeless Tales Volumes One and Two to DVD on August 16, each with a $19.99 price tag, Animated Bliss reports. Volume One contents will include “The Prince And The Pauper,” “Three Little Pigs,” and “The Tortoise And The Hare,” while Volume Two will include “Ugly Duckling,” “The Country Cousin,” and […]