Image Re-releases Animated "Kong" and "Highlander" DVDs

by Dan Collinson February 28, 2009 reports that Image Entertainment is re-releasing Kong: The Animated Series and Highlander: The Animated Series on DVD. Both show were released by Genius Entertainment, but the licensed agreement with Genius and BKN International has expired. Kong: The Animated Series is a 5 disc set containing all 40 episodes, and the CGI animated movie Kong: […]

"Transformers Animated" Season 3 to Premiere on March 14, 2009

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2009
According to, the third season of Transformers Animated will premiere on Cartoon Network on Saturday, March 14, 2009, at 8:00 AM (Eastern/Pacific) in a 90-minute movie special event: “TransWarped.” Zap2it’s schedule also includes episode synopses for three new episodes that will debut in the weeks following the premiere: “Where Is Thy Sting?”, “Five Servos […]

Anime Today Podcast Interviews Jonathan Clements on "Schoolgirl Milky Crisis"

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2009
Right Stuf’s latest Anime Today podcast has interviewed Jonathan Clements on his new book Schoolgirl Milky Crisis: Adventures in the Anime and Manga Trade. The book collects nearly 20 years of columns, speeches, interviews, and other writings from Clements’ long experience writing for and about the anime industry. He is best known to many anime […]

RightStuf’s Nozomi Entertainment Re-Launches "Aria the Natural" Website

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2009
Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment has relaunched, the official website for Aria the Natural. The second DVD collection is slated for release on March 24, 2009, following the journey of Akari, Aika, and Alice as they try to become the top gondoliers in the canals of Neo-Venezia on the watery planet of Aqua. The 5 […]

Bandai Entertainment Licenses "Lucky Star" OAV

by Classic Speedyon February 28, 2009
At Wondercon 2009, Bandai Entertainment announced they have licensed the Lucky Star OAV. Released in 2008, the 42-minute episode consists of short vignettes starring the characters from the TV series. [Source: Anime News Network ]

Rosario Dawson on Being Artemis for "Wonder Woman" Animated Movie

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2009
Warner Bros. Animation has released an interview with actor Rosario Dawson, who provides the voice for Artemis in the Wonder Woman direct-to-video animated movie. The outgoing Dawson speaks at length about the inspirations for her character and what she loves the most about Artemis, the joys and challenges of the role, her favorite moments of […]

DC Announces "Green Lantern: First Flight," Names Cast and Crew

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2009
Warner Home Video has officially announced that Green Lantern: First Flight will be the next direct-to-video animated movie, with a debut date of July 28, 2009 on one- and two-disc DVD and Blu-ray disc. Law & Order: SVU‘s Christopher Meloni will voice Hal Jordan/Green Lantern, with Victor Garber (Milk, Titanic) joining him as Sinestro, Tricia […]

Newsarama Interviews James Tucker on "Batman: Brave and the Bold" Second Season

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2009
Newsarama has interviewed James Tucker, producer of Batman: The Brave and the Bold, about the success of the first season of the show and the renewal for another 13 episodes to air on Cartoon Network. The interview reveals the unusual character that Batman will team-up with for next week’s episode, and also discusses this week’s […]

PULSE News Talks with Greg Weisman on "Spectacular Spider-Man"

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2009’s PULSE News has interviewed Greg Weisman about his work on The Spectacular Spider-Man, which will debut on the Disney XD network in March. Among other topics, Weisman discusses how he landed the job as Supervising Producer/Story Editor/Writer/Voice Actor for the show, why he thinks Peter Parker is such a sympathetic character, where he was […]

"Love Hina: The Complete Series": Second Romantic Verse, Same As The First

by Chad Boninon February 27, 2009
Keitaro Urashima is your standard, average, and rather pathetic loser aiming to get into Tokyo University. Having failed the entrance exam multiple times, he’s been forced to prove himself by moving out of his parents’ house. Hoping to live with his grandmother at her hotel, he’s surprised to find that Grandma Hinata has left town […]