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PR: Anime Limited release the classic TV series Gurren Lagann

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Glasgow, UK 24 June, 2013 – Anime Limited, the Glasgow-based anime licensing company and parent company of All the Anime, is excited to announce the release of the classic anime TV series Gurren Lagann on DVD and Blu-ray for the UK. Anime Limited focuses on bringing a fresh approach to classic works in new formats […]

"Monsters University" Valedictorian at the Box Office with $82M Take

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Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University handily took the top spot in US domestic box office ticket sales, with an estimated $82 million take, representing the studio’s second-best opening ever (behind Toy Story 3‘s $110 million opening weekend) and just behind Monsters Inc.‘s opening weekend of $87 million (which represents the 2001 $62.57 million opening adjusted for inflation). […]

"Akira" To Receive Limited UK Theatrical Screenings For 25th Anniversary

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The legendary Japanese animated film Akira is due to receive a limited run of screenings in the UK in celebration of its 25th anniversary. Celebrated as iconic and important in bringing Japanese animation to the attention of Western audiences, the screenings will be held at select Picturehouse cinemas across the country. Details of the specific […]

FX Just Became Your Favorite Television Channel In 2015

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All the movies are still in theaters but that didn’t prevent the FX network from locking up the future television rights to “Fast & Furious 6”, “Man of Steel”, “Star Trek Into Darkness” and “The Purge”. Previously, FX had already secured the television rights to “Iron Man 3” [“Iron Man 3” recently entered the Top […]

Toonz Entertainment Has An Epiphany

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Singapore-based animation studio Toonz Entertainment has partnered with Hollywood production company New Myth to provide $200 million in seed money to form Epiphany – a movie incubator company they hope will be involved as co-producer and financier [along with Hollywood studios] of major, global animated films. Russian company AR Film is also invested in the […]

"Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures" Gets Second Season

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Anime News Network is reporting that Namco Bandai Games, Arad Productions, and 41 Entertainment have commissioned a second season of Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, a new animated series that just premiered on Disney XD. The order brings the total episode count to 39, with a decision whether or not to order a total of […]

Anime Mid-Atlantic 2013 Report

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Has it really already been four conventions this year? Yes, yes it has been. Wow. The convention in question today is a small one by the name of Anime Mid-Atlantic, way way way down on the south side of Virginia in Chesapeake. AMA is not what one would consider a particularly large convention overall, but […]

DreamWorks Animation Adds Deal with German Broadcaster Super RTL

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The Los Angeles Times reports that DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc, has signed a deal with German broadcaster Super RTL for up to 1,100 hours of original animated programming, the latest move by the company to expand its revenue base and its presence on television screens. The deal will include original programming based on DreamWorks’ existing […]

MVM Announces Recall of "Bakemonogatari" Part 1, UK Release Shipped With Wrong Discs

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MVM have announced that a disc packing error has led to Bakemonogatari Part 1 shipping with incorrect discs inside the case. Discussing the problem, MVM’s Tony Allen said “Unfortunately our manufacturers packed the wrong discs (Shana) into the Bakemonogatari Pt1 box. This was spotted a week before release date but some stock had already shipped […]

DreamWorks Animation and Netflix Sign Original Content Deal

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DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. has signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to provide 300 hours of original programming, with the first new shows set to premiere some time next year (one of which, Turbo F.A.S.T. based on the unreleased film Turbo, was announced in February this year). The new programming will be “inspired” by DreamWorks […]

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