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"Ratatouille": Animation's Finest Chefs Save Us From All The Fast Food

by Alex Weitzmanon June 26, 2007
It’s getting to the point where one might barely associate the output of this wunderkind studio with the rest of the animated medium. There’s other quality work out there, but there’s also so much sheer junk being foisted on us. But while there is no true Pixar formula (you know, other than just doing everything […]

"Tokyo Majin" Licensed By ADV Films

by Dr. Daedaluson June 26, 2007
The horror/mystery series Tokyo Majin has been licensed by ADV Films. It’s about a group of students who battle undead demons, and gradually uncover the truth behind them. It was released in 2007 and ran for 14 episodes, and a second season is on the way, which is also licensed. ADV plans to release the […]

"Voltron" Movie is Out on DVD, and Available Online (UPDATED 6/25)

by Dan Collinson June 25, 2007
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that the Voltron Movie Fleet of Doom is coming out on DVD this Tuesday. The bad news is, the film is on sale exclusively at the webstore on Voltron.com. King Zarkon and Viceroy Throk forms a new armada to rule the galaxy, and its up to both the Lion and Vehicle versions of […]

First Official Image of 2008's "Transformers Animated"

by Ed Liuon June 25, 2007
Cartoon Network and Hasbro have announced Transformers Animated, a new 2-D animated series centering on the battle between the heroic Autobots and the villainous Decepticons, to air on Cartoon Network in early 2008. A 90-minute special and a full 26-episode season has been ordered. Matt Youngberg (Teen Titans, The Batman) was named as the supervising […]

PR: Cartoon Network and Hasbro Join to Create "Transformers Animated"

by Ed Liuon June 25, 2007
Cartoon Network and Hasbro Join Forces to Create TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED Latest Action-Adventure Series to Premiere 2008 on Cartoon Network The TRANSFORMERS saga has captivated kids for more than 20 years. Coming on the heels of the highly anticipated live-action theatrical film being released July 3rd, by DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures, Cartoon Network and Hasbro, […]

Dwayne McDuffie Taking Over DC's "Justice League of America" Comic (UPDATED Jun 25)

by Ed Liuon June 25, 2007
Over the weekend at the Wizardworld Philadelphia comic book convention, it was announced that Dwayne McDuffie would be taking over DC’s current Justice League of America comic book starting with issue #13. Over at Wizard magazine’s website, McDuffie discusses the Justice League comic and a number of other topics, including the origins of Milestone Media, […]

Michel Gagne on Working on "Ratatouille"

by Ed Liuon June 25, 2007
Artist Michel Gagne has been interviewed by Comicon.com’s PULSE News about his contributions to Disney/Pixar’s Ratatouille, which centered on a sequence of abstract visuals depicting the sensations of taste in two of the main rat characters in the film. Gagne also discusses Zed, his own comic book series, and other animation work in the pipeline.

What's Really Happening With "Ed, Edd and Eddy"

by Karl Olsonon June 25, 2007
Lately, it seems that there has been a little confusion over the production status of the hit Cartoon Network series Ed, Edd and Eddy, so Toon Zone News contacted a.k.a Cartoon for the direct scoop. Currently, the studio is working on a 90 minute direct to TV movie. It will be broadcast in 2008 and […]

"Tokko" Vol. 2: Deepening Plot, Same So-So Presentation

by Dr. Daedaluson June 25, 2007
I wasn’t too impressed with first four episodes of Tokko (review here), but I’ll say that the second volume manages to top it. The show still isn’t particularly frightening, but I realize now the show isn’t really focusing on trying to be scary. Instead, it concentrates on Ranmaru and his detective work, as he tries […]

"Speed Grapher Vol. 6": Sex For the Eyes, Food For the Mind

by Dr. Daedaluson June 23, 2007
In the final volume of Gonzo’s Speed Grapher, Japan is in a state of turmoil. All the major leaders of Japan are locked in the underground sex club, essentially leaving the country without a government for the moment. Suitengu is behind this, of course, as he’s determined to get revenge on the government for selling […]