"The Law of Ueki" Power to Change Reviews into Doomsday Devices!

by Dukeon November 1, 2007
Previously, Ueki managed to narrowly defeat Robert just before the next round of the Celestial Fight. After recruiting Hideyoshi as their fifth member, Ueki, Ai, Sano, and Rinko traveled to the Celestial World to fight in the third round, in which the last team standing would move on. Ueki’s desire to protect his friends no […]

PR: VIZ Media Redesigns and Expands Interactive Naruto Website

by Ed Liuon November 1, 2007
VIZ MEDIA REDESIGNS AND EXPANDS INTERACTIVE NARUTO WEBSITE Website For Popular Ninja Series Features Comprehensive Episode Guide, New Artwork, Character Details And Online Games San Francisco, CA, October 30, 2007 — VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has redesigned the look and […]

Funimation To Go On A "Ghost Hunt"

by Weathermanon October 31, 2007
Funimation Entertainment has announced a special halloween treat for anime fans. They have licensed the Ghost Hunt shoujo anime series of US distribution. The show ran for 25 episodes in Japan. The manga it was based on has been previously released in the US by Del Rey. source:…ingdoms-author

Writer Russell Lissau on "The Batman Strikes!" Comics

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2007
Writer Russell Lissau has been interviewed at Comics in the Classroom about writing The Batman Strikes!, the tie-in comic book to the CW animated show The Batman. Lissau discusses how he broke into the comic book business, how he collaborates with the artists and editors on the comic book, what constraints he has to work […]

Pixar’s Jump to 2-D and Stop-Motion for Short Film on "Ratatouille" DVD

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2007
SciFi Wire takes a look at the new short film “Your Friend the Rat,” coming soon on the DVD for Pixar’s feature film Ratatouille. The short is notable for having the first hand-drawn animation from the Pixar studios, as well as brief stop-motion segments, to chronicle the behavior and history of rats. The 11-minute short […]

"Atlantis SquarePantis" featuring David Bowie to air on November 12, 2007 on Nick

by Weathermanon October 30, 2007
Atlantis SquarePantis, the all new TV movie featuring SpongeBob SquarePants and his gang with special guest star David Bowie, will debut on Nickelodeon on November 12, 2007 at 8pm. The movie chronicles the adventures and mishaps that befall SpongeBob and his friends when SpongeBob reunites the two halves of a key to the mythical city […]

Family Guy’s "Star Wars" Spoof Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson October 30, 2007
A month ago, the new season of Family Guy kicked off with “Blue Harvest”, a Star Wars spoof. Now reports that “Blue Harvest” will be on DVD on January 15th. Bonus features include a behind the scenes featurette with Seth MacFarlane, and an interview with George Lucas, among others.

PR: "Atlantis SquarePantis" with David Bowie Premieres Monday, November 12, 2007

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2007
SpongeBob Goes Where No Sea-Fearing Creature Has Gone Before… To The Lost City of Atlantis In The World Premiere of “Atlantis SquarePantis”—Monday, November 12 on Nickelodeon Rock Legend and SpongeBob SquarePants fan David Bowie Guest Stars as Lord Royal Highness in SpongeBob’s First Ever TV Movie, Available on DVD November 13 Burbank, Calif. – October […]

PR: "Shrek the Halls" Airs November 28, 2007, on ABC

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2007
ABC ANNOUNCES A NEW HOLIDAY TREAT — DREAMWORKS ANIMATION’S “SHREK THE HALLS,” STARRING THE VOICES OF MIKE MYERS, EDDIE MURPHY, CAMERON DIAZ AND ANTONIO BANDERAS, AIRING NOVEMBER 28 ON ABC “‘Twas the night before Christmas And not a swamp rat did creep As mother and babe played kazoo in their sleep….” From “Shrek the Halls” […]

Toon Zone Interviews C.H. Greenblatt on Crafting "Chowder"

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2007
After a four-year stint as an advertising art director in New York City, C.H. Greenblatt realized that, “I didn’t want to spend my life fighting over how many frames of a commercial were spent showing a toothpaste tube.” The advertising world’s loss was animation’s gain, because after answering a want ad in Animation Magazine to […]