Victoria Beckham to Guest Star on "SpongeBob SquarePants"

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2009
Victoria Beckham (a.k.a. Posh Spice of the Spice Girls) will be providing a guest voice in an upcoming episode of Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants. E! Online reports that she will be providing the voice of Queen Amphitrite, “a Brit-accented goddess of the sea.” The episode is scheduled to air in the summer of 2010.

"Yo Gabba Gabba!" Lands Season 3, Live Show, Movie, and Merch Deals

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2009
Variety is reporting on the crossover success of Yo Gabba Gabba!, which has just been renewed by Nickelodeon for a third season of 13 episodes. In addition to its success on television, a live show will launch in Australia next month before coming to the United States, and a feature film is being targeted for […]

"The Irresponsible Captain Tylor" OVA Series Set Coming on July 28, 2009

by Ed Liuon April 9, 2009
Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment has announced that The Irresponsible Captain Tylor OVA Series will be released on DVD on July 28, 2009. The 4-disc set will remaster all 10 OVA movies along with English and Japanese stereo soundtracks. Previous owners of the “Ultimate” Captain Tylor series will also be able to take advantage of a […]

"Negima!? Season 2 Part 2" Loses Its Magic Touch

by Classic Speedyon April 8, 2009
I’m sure we all wonder what we’d do if we had magic skills. Would we use it to make daily life more convenient, like grabbing the remote from the top of the TV while sitting on the couch, or use it to solve more global problems, like world hunger? Those extremes are all well and […]

New York Anime Festival 2009 Opens On-line Registrations

by Ed Liuon April 8, 2009
The New York Anime Festival is now accepting registrations for its 2009 show, which will run from September 25-27, 2009, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Attendees, press, and professionals can all register at the official NYAF website at Advance registration fees are $35 for Friday and Sunday, $40 […]

Beyoncé Knowles on "Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!" April 27, 2009 (UPDATED with video)

by Ed Liuon April 8, 2009
Singing star Beyoncé Knowles will make her voice acting debut as Shine, the lead singer of the Wubb Girlz, on Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! in a special week-long Wubb Girlz celebration starting on April 27, 2009, and running to an hour-long “Wubb Idol” movie on Thursday, April 30. UPDATED April 8, 2009: Check out the following […]

"Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple" Is The Mightiest Newcomer

by Chad Boninon April 8, 2009
Kenichi can’t fly through the skies throwing energy blasts and powering up to Super Saiyan levels. He can’t multiply himself in ninja copies or defend a Hidden Leaf Village. He doesn’t pilot a Mobile Fighter; he doesn’t take down the criminal organization known as Shadaloo; and he’s not the reverse-sword samurai. He’s just a plain […]

"Iron Man: Armored Adventures" Blasts Off on Nicktoons Network on April 24, 2009

by Ed Liuon April 8, 2009
Nickelodeon has announced the April 24, 2009, premiere of Iron Man: Armored Adventures on the Nicktoons network. The first two episodes will be shown back-to-back starting at 7:00 PM, with subsequent episodes airing on Fridays at 7:00 PM (all times Eastern). The new half-hour animated series will follow a teenaged Tony Stark trying to balance […]

Media Blasters Delays April & June Titles

by Classic Speedyon April 7, 2009
Genshiken 2 Vol. 1 and Twelve Kingdoms Collection have both had their release dates changed to TBA. Voltron‘s eighth set has been delayed from 4/28/09 to 7/21/09. [Source: Robert’s Anime Corner Store ]

Newsarama Interviews Jeff Bennett on Being the Joker

by Ed Liuon April 7, 2009
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed actor Jeff Bennett about his role as the Joker on Batman: The Brave and the Bold. Among other topics, Bennett discusses how the current environment for voice actors resembles the one when he began working in the industry, how he landed the role of the Joker, who his inspirations are […]