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"Tactics" Vol. 4: Evil Spirits, Little English Girls, and Hair Demons, Oh My!

by Dukeon May 25, 2007
With Karas, Noein, and Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG taking up the lion’s share of Manga Entertainment’s promotion lately, some series get lost in the mix. Which is a damn shame, as Tactics is quite the little gem. Previously, Kantaro Ichinomiya, resident folklorist and exorcist, and his companions Haruka (the Demon-Eater […]

ADV Films Announces New August Titles Including "Air TV" and "Innocent Venus"

by Dr. Daedaluson May 24, 2007
Air TV makes its R1 DVD debut on 8/14/07. Its first volume is priced at $29.98 and runs 100 min. Innocent Venus will debut a week later on 8/21/07. It will also be $29.98 and run 100 min. In addition, watch for the following further volumes of ADV titles in August: * 009-1 vol. 2 […]

Marv Wolfman Interviewed on "The Condor" and "Teen Titans: The Judas Contract"

by Ed Liuon May 24, 2007
Newsarama.com has interviewed comics and animation writer Marv Wolfman about his script for Stan Lee’s The Condor and the progress of the new animated direct-to-video movie Teen Titans: The Judas Contract, based on the comic book story arc written by Wolfman with artwork by George Perez.

"Arthur and the Invisibles": Should Have Stayed That Way

by Bird Boyon May 24, 2007
It’s easy to overlook the mess of CGI films that land in theaters in any given year. Just when you think they’ve cleared out the latest infestation of animal movies, another arrives. In the case of Arthur and the Invisibles, I thought this movie was actually Warner’s Ant Bully and really never paid any mind […]

"300" to seize glory and DVD players in July

by Weathermanon May 23, 2007
Warner Borther’s Home Video has announced a July 31st street date for the DVDs of 300. based on the Frank Miller grafic novel about the Spartans against the Persians at the Battle of Thermoplye, 300 earned over 200 million in theaters in the US an over 400 million worldwide. Warner Home Video is releasing three […]

Marjane Satrapi Talks "Persepolis" at Cannes Film Festival

by Ed Liuon May 23, 2007
Author and graphic novelist Marjane Satrapi has been interviewed by the International Herald Tribune at the Cannes Film Festival, where the animated version of her memoir Persepolis opened to good reviews recently. The graphic novel and animated movie cover Satrapi’s girlhood in Iran during the years of the Islamic Revolution and the Iran-Iraq War. (via […]

Dark Horse's Jeremy Barlow on "Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures" Comics

by Ed Liuon May 23, 2007
Series editor Jeremy Barlow has been interviewed about the Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures comic book series, based on the animated shorts by Genndy Tartakovsky on Cartoon Network. Barlow details the target audience for the comics, which restrictions come from Lucasfilm and which are self-imposed, and past and upcoming plot elements. A three page preview […]

4Kids On Demand With Cox/Bresnan

by Grant Whiteon May 23, 2007
US cable providers Cox Communications and Bresnan Communications have added 4Kids to their On Demand services, C21Media reports. Series on offer through the service include Sonic X and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Comingsoon.net interview Satoshi Kon

by Weathermanon May 22, 2007
Comingsoon.net has posted an interview with renowned anime creator Satshi Kon. Noted for such films and television shows as Millennium Actress, Perfect Blue and Paranoia Agent, Kon is interviewed about his upcoming movie, Paprika. Paprika will be debuting in theatres in New York on May 25th and Los Angles on June 1st. [source: http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=20417 via […]

Japan creates new "Nobel Prize" for foreign manga

by Weathermanon May 22, 2007
Japan’s Foreign Minister Taro Aso has announced the creation of a new official Japanese government prize for the best foreign manga. Nominations will come from members of the general public worldwide as well as the companies that publish the productions. The winner of the award will be judged by a panel consisting of Michiko Satonaka […]