Funimation now offering downloads at

by Weathermanon June 29, 2007, a division of Funimation’s parent company Navare, is now offering downloads of several Funimation titles for $1.99 each. All of the downloads will require Microsoft Mediaplayer 9 and an operating system that can support the software. Titles being offered include Trinity Blood, Rumbling Hearts and Kiddy Grade. [ ]

"The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3": The Faithful Will Be Rewarded

by Dr. Daedaluson June 29, 2007
“It is a legend no one will forget. Everyone thought King Koopa had left the Mushroom Kingdom, but then his doom ship attacked! King Koopa was back, with the greatest danger ever known: His Koopa Kids. Using their new super powers, the Super Mario Brothers rescued Princess Toadstool and beat back the evil Koopa family!” […]

Rah Rah Rah for She-Ra's Second Boxset!

by Jameson June 28, 2007
Please cast your collective little memories back through the years of fictitious kick-ass girls that litter television history. Go back past Buffy the Vampire Slayer; ignore the hot lady from Dark Angel; don’t linger around Xena: Warrior Princess too long— Oh, now you’ve gone back too far, so stop dreaming about leggy Linda Carter in […]

ADV licenses "Project Blue Earth SOS"

by Weathermanon June 27, 2007
ADV has announced the acquisition of Project Blue Earth SOS. The show is a 6 part OVA series. Each episode is 45 minutes long. Set in the future, the show details the adventures of three teenagers, Bill, Penny and Lotta, who witness the disappearance of a brand new high-speed train equipped with the G-Reaction system. […]

Spike TV's "Blade" comes to DVD

by Weathermanon June 27, 2007
The short-lived live-action Blade series on Spike TV is coming to DVD on August 14, 2007. Entitled House of Cthon, the DVD will be an extended and unrated cut of the show’s pilot episode. The DVD will also feature a documentary on the making of the show and a comentary track with Peter O’Falon, Geoff […]

"Death Note" Available for Download from Viz Media and TotalVid Starting June 28th

by William C. Mauneon June 26, 2007
Viz Media has announced that anime series Death Note will be made available on a download-to-own basis starting June 28th through The first 16 subtitled episodes will be available at launch and a new episode will be added each week thereafter. Episodes will retail for $1.99 each. Alternatively, for $9.95, a monthly subscription pass […]

PR: Viz Media Makes "Death Note" Anime Series Available for Download

by William C. Mauneon June 26, 2007
VIZ MEDIA TEAMS WITH TOTALVID TO MAKE DEATH NOTE™ ANIME SERIES AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD Secure Downloads Of Highly Anticipated Action Series Available To Domestic Audiences San Francisco, CA, June 26, 2007 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced the availability […]

Adult Swim Experiences Week to Week Double Digit Ratings Growth

by William C. Mauneon June 26, 2007
For the time period of June 18th through June 24th, Adult Swim saw delivery increase by 27% or more in its target demographics of Adults ages 18 to 34 and Men ages 18 to 34. The network additionally placed 16 programs in the Top 50 for Adults ages 18 to 34 and 24 programs in […]

Adult Swim Kicks Off Debut of Seventh Night with "Family Guy" Marathon

by William C. Mauneon June 26, 2007
Adult Swim set to take over the late night hours of Cartoon Network all week long with the addition of Friday nights on July 6th. As part of the schedule shift, the network will now air from 11pm to 6am weeknights, losing the 10:30pm half-hour. The Saturday and Sunday night timeslots will remain the same. […]

"Ratatouille" Is a Film That Really Cooks

by Ed Liuon June 26, 2007
There ought to be a word for an expertly cut trailer that includes all the best scenes from an otherwise terrible movie. This phenomenon seems to be occurring more and more often as the average film gets worse and worse, to the point where a good trailer simply isn’t enough to sell a film. It […]