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Press Release: ADV Announces October 31 Releases

ADV ANNOUNCES OCTOBER 31 RELEASES HOUSTON, October 5, 2006-ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to announce the thin-pack release of the Saiyuki Complete Collection set to hit the streets on October 31! SAIYUKI COMPLETE COLLECTION “If you like fantasy or just want to have a good time, make […]

Dark Horse Announces "Akira Club," "Usagi Yojimbo" #100

Dark Horse Comics has released their advance January 2007 comic book solicitations, which includes Akira Club, a companion to the famous manga by Katsuhiro Otomo that will be available for the first time in English. The 256-page book will be available for pre-order next month, with an estimated street date of March 7, 2007. More […]

James Tucker Talks "Legion of Super Heroes"

Producer James Tucker has spoken to Comic Book Resources about his work on the new Legion of Super Heroes cartoon, now airing on the CW network. The article covers the past history of both the Legion and Tucker himself, the backgrounds and motivations behind several key cast members, and the connections between the show and […]

Planet of the ChimpanZZZZZZs

Originally launched in 1975, and returning more than a quarter century later as though through a time warp, Return to the Planet of the Apes comes to DVD bringing with it memories of a time when the world of television animation was ruled by apes. Okay, not by apes exactly: only by impoverished cartoon studios […]

Edible "Oedipus": Classic Animated Short Comes to DVD

Destiny is a funny old thing. It can bring a fountain of joy, a shower of love, a well of happiness, a bucket of mirth…. and so forth. Of course, destiny can equally damn you to murder your father, marry your mother, endure a sister as your daughter and once again – and so forth. […]

Season 1 of "Foster's" Coming to DVD

Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Season 1 of Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends will be out on DVD on February 6, 2007. The 2-disc box set contains the pilot movie along with 13 episodes from Season 1 and features commentaries and never-before-seen-footage. Updated 11/27: Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Season 1 of Foster’s Home for Imagainary Friends has been […]

"Desert Punk Vol. 5": No Money, More Problems, But Still Compelling

Last time on Desert Punk our idiot savant of a hero, Kanta Mizuno (A.K.A. the Formerly Legendary Desert Punk), he was knee deep in human waste with a side of intrigue and mystery. However, before things get ultra-serious we get a couple episodes where we see the invincible and hardcore Kanta (along with the unstoppably […]

"Desert Punk Vol. 3": 99 Problems And The Girl Is One

Last time on Desert Punk, Kanta Mizuno (aka Desert Punk) had just managed to defeat his most supernatural nemesis yet – the evil (and sexy) spirit which haunted the legendary and notorious Inumeiwa (Dog Woman) Rock through the power of his mighty libido (no, really). Things lead off on a bitterer note as who should […]

"Basilisk Volume 1 Scrolls of Blood": If You Want Blood, You Got it

The samurai genre is so robust in anime that one wonders why there isn’t a similar demand for animated westerns in the U.S. Perhaps it is just one more indicator of the close bond Japan maintains with history and tradition in the face of rapid technological development. After all cell phones and kimonos is a […]

Pokemon USA Launches "Pokemon Learning League"

Pokemon USA announced the launch of the Pokemon Learning League, a Web-based program that uses Adobe Flash to deliver a series of lessons on language arts, math, science, and life-skills for kids aged 8-12.

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