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Yani Mentzas of Vertical on Manga Titles; Possible CN Tie-ins

Newsarama.com has interviewed Yani Mentzas, Editorial Director and Executive Vice President of Vertical, on the company’s manga publishing efforts. The company has published English translations of Osamu Tezuka’s Buddha and Ode to Kirihito, and just released To Terra… Vol. 1. At the end of the interview, Mentzas states, “We are looking to launch a manga […]

Brian Ward Dives Headfirst into Mobius and "Sonic the Hedgehog"

Last time we heard from Brian Ward, Toon Zone was talking to him via e-mail. This time, in honor of the DVD release of the SatAM series of Sonic the Hedgehog, I drove out myself to Los Angeles and took a look at Shout! Factory in person. Meeting Brian Ward face-to-face, we grabbed a couple […]

"Witchblade Anime" Clip On-line

ComicBookResources.com has a 5-minute video clip from Witchblade Anime available for viewing on-line. The project is the first collaboration between Top Cow, FUNimation, and Studio Gonzo to introduce new elements into the Witchblade franchise.

Neil Patrick Harris in "Justice League" Movie

The cast biographies on the NCAA How I Met Your Mother Picks states that actor Neil Patrick Harris “will appear in the upcoming Justice League movie.” It was not clear whether the statement applied to one of the direct-to-video DC animated movies (presumably DC: The New Frontier) or to the announced live-action movie project. (via […]

"BoBoBo-Bo Bo-BoBo" Volume 1: Is Illumitoon a "Bo-nafide Protector" Of These Rights?

Czar Baldy Bald hopes to rid the world of hair. To accomplish this, he has sent squadrons across the world to rid the scalps of the populace of their follicles. One man stands in his way, though, and that man’s full name is complicated. He is BoBoBo-Bo Bo-BoBo. Along with his friends Beauty, Don Patch, […]

TMNT shells up $25.4 million!

Shell yeah! Your favorite mean green fightin’ machines rack up twenty-five point four million on their first weekend back! [Source: Super Hero Hype]

"Space Ghost & Dino Boy" and "Birdman & the Galaxy Trio" Coming to DVD

Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner will release Space Ghost & Dino Boy: The Complete Series and Birdman & The Galaxy Trio: The Complete Series on DVD on July 17. Both DVDs will be 2 disc sets containing 20 episodes from each series. Space Ghost & Dino Boy chronicles the adventures of the space age superhero who […]

Droopy Coming to DVD

Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner Brothers is releasing the sad, but lovable basset hound in Tex Avery’s Droopy: The Complete Theatrical Collection. Its a 2-disc box set containing 24 remastered and unedited theatrical shorts from 1943-1958. It also containsa documentary as well as a gag reel. The box will be in store on May 15th.

PR: Emile Hirsch Takes the Lead in Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village's "Speed Racer"

EMILE HIRSCH TAKES THE LEAD IN WARNER BROS. PICTURES‘ AND VILLAGE ROADSHOW PICTURES’ “SPEED RACER” To See a Video Interview with Emile Hirsch Talking About Being Cast in the Title Role of “Speed Racer,” Go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KacOkTDTi-g Emile Hirsch has been set to star in the title role of Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow […]

"LA Times" on "TMNT"

The Los Angeles Times takes a look at this week’s TMNT, which will attempt to bring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles back to the forefront of American pop culture. Director Kevin Munroe is quoted extensively throughout the article, which also takes a look back at the three earlier, live-action outings. Read Toon Zone News’ review […]

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