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DreamWorks Animation Absorbed By Comcast

by Peter Paltridgeon April 28, 2016
DreamWorks Animation is finalizing a deal to sell itself to NBC Universal, a division of Comcast, Variety reported today. Shrek, Po the panda, Junior Asparagus and Lassie will all be Comcast brands when the deal closes at the end of 2016. Universal is paying $3.7 billion, which is close to the $3.96 billion Disney paid […]

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“Lucky Star” And “Project Itoh” Movies Announced For UK Release

by Grant Whiteon April 27, 2016
Anime Limited have today announced the licensing of Lucky Star and two of the Project Itoh films. Lucky Star is a comedy anime focussing on the female otaku Konata Izumi and her school friends, making fun of life, fandom and the 4th wall. Anime Limited plan to release the show to Blu-ray this September and […]
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Interview: Building “The Loud House” with Chris Savino

by Ed Liuon April 27, 2016
Like many kids, Chris Savino enjoyed a steady diet of cartoons and comic strips when he was young, but didn’t realize that animation was a career choice until late in high school. He immersed himself in all the animation books he could find in his local libraries, and discovered the Ren & Stimpy “Big House […]

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“Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky” Announced For UK Release

by Grant Whiteon April 26, 2016
Following from the news that Right Stuf would be releasing it in America, Anime Limited have announced they will once again be acting as Sunrise’s regional partner in the UK in order to release Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky, the compilation movie of the recent four part series released online in Japan. Based on […]
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G-Con UK Gundam Fan Convention Postponed To September

by Grant Whiteon April 24, 2016
Originally planned for this April, Leeds based Gunpla importer Japan-Cool have updated the official website for the G-Con UK Gundam fan convention to reveal the event has currently been postponed to this September, citing issues with securing a venue and time needed to secure rights from Sunrise for screenings at the event. An ambitious attempt […]

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“Gundam The Origin III” Premiere & Mika Akitaka At MCM London Comic Con This May

by Grant Whiteon April 24, 2016
MCM London Comic Con have announced that in partnership with Anime Limited and Sunrise the May convention will play host to the EU premiere of Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin III: Dawn of Rebellion. Following from the second episode which Anime Limited premiered at last year’s October event (in addition to a Gundam focus panel), […]
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Frank Welker to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 43rd Annual Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards

by Ed Liuon April 19, 2016
FRANK WELKER THE VOICE OF SCOOBY-DOO AND CURIOUS GEORGE TO RECEIVE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT THE 43rd ANNUAL DAYTIME CREATIVE ARTS EMMY® AWARDS New York, NY – April 12, 2016 – The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today announced that Frank Welker, legendary performer of the voices of Scooby-Doo and many others […]

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Animated “Batman: The Killing Joke” Gets an “R” Rating

by Ed Liuon April 15, 2016
WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT ACCEPTS MPAA “R” RATING FOR BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE All-New Animated DC Universe Original Movie to Authentically Reflect Best-Selling & Eisner Award-Winning Graphic Novel; First Non-PG/PG-13 Rated Film in 9-Year History of Franchise BURBANK, CA (April 15, 2016) – Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has accepted the MPAA’s “R” rating for its […]