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"Karas - The Prophecy:" Demons and Defenders Deftly Depicted

You know every once and a while, an anime will come out of Japan that just really blows the doors off what people thought could be done in the way of animation, storytelling and overall scenario. Sure, it might be grounded in some familiar roots, but the resulting work seems to redefine its genre, if […]

It's Official: "Voltron" is Coming to DVD (Updated 6/27)

Voltron.com has officially launched their new website as of 1:00 PM today. The biggest announcement is that they’ve teamed up with Media Blasters to come up with a DVD box set scheduled for release in September 2006. The box set will be available from Animeworks. Tvshowsondvd.com has the full press release. Media Blasters has launched […]

Sojitz Corporation Invests in A.D. Vision

ICv2.com is reporting that the Sojitz Corporation’s Japan Content Investments (JCI) investor group has made a “substantial” investment in A.D. Vision. CEO and founder John Ledford will remain as ADV’s CEO and majority shareholder. The article states that the investment will allow ADV Films to raise its output of anime titles and expand its operations […]

Wizard World Chicago to Have Variant "She-Ra" DVD

He-Man.org reports that the Best of She-Ra: Princess of Power DVD will have a variant cover. The variant cover is focused more on the 1985 full-length animated feature film The Secret of the Sword. The catch is that it will be sold exclusively at the annual Wizard World Convention in Chicago, Illinois, from August 3-6, […]

"G Gundam" It's Gundam Meets Getter Robo

For Mobile Suit Gundam‘s 15th Anniversary, Bandai and Sunrise wanted to do something different. By 1994, the Universal Century had been practically played out. What with the original series, the movie trilogy, Zeta, ZZ, Char’s Counterattack, 0080, 0083 and F91. And that was just in animation. There was a whole new generation just waiting to […]

"Animated Shorts" on "Witchblade" Anime

Steve Fritz’s “Animated Shorts” column for Newsarama.com has a feature this week about the Witchblade anime series. Based on the comic book property from Top Cow, the series is being produced by Studio Gonzo (Samurai 7 and Gantz). Top Cow COO and President Matt Hawkins and VP of Creative Affairs for GDH International Eric Calderon […]

"Dragonball GT Volume 1" Get your Game(boy) on?

At the end of Dragonball Z, the world was at peace once again. Goku was training Ubuu, the reincarnation of the evil Buu, into a young warrior on the side of good. The daughter of Gohan and Videl, Pan, was showing her strength at the World Martial Arts Tournament. All was well until an old […]

Disney/Pixar's "Ratatouille" Site Now Online

The new website for Disney/Pixar’s Ratatouille is now available online at http://disney.go.com/disneypictures/ratatouille/. A trailer is available at the site. (via CookieS)

ADV Films Announces August 1 Releases

ADV Films will release two brand new thin-pack collections on August 1 — the Cromartie High School Complete Collection and the Excel Saga Complete Collection. Cromartie High School Complete Collection includes all 26 episodes of the series, presented in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. DVD Product Details are as follows: Running […]

Doctor Who to be Re-Animated

1968′s cyber-epic The Invasion will be released onto DVD in November. The DVD will include fully animated recreations of two missing episodes by Cosgrove Hall. The Invasion stars Patrick Troughton as the Second Doctor in a battle with the Cybermen. Episodes One and Four from this eight-part story no longer exist in BBC’s archives, although […]

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