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"Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder" Coming to DVD & Blu-Ray

by Dan Collinson November 26, 2008
The Sci Fi Wire reports that the fourth and final Futurama film will be on DVD & Blu-Ray in Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder. The film features guest voices Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy), hip-hop artist Snoop Dogg, and magician Penn Jillette of Penn & Teller fame. Fans will also find out more about the […]

FUNimation Announces New February Titles Including "Love Hina" Collection

by Classic Speedyon November 26, 2008
Quite a few collections are on their way from FUNimation, some of which are license rescues: * Dragon Ball GT Season 2: 2/10/09 – $49.98 * Dragon Ball Z Season 8 Uncut: 2/10/09 – $49.98 * Kurau Phantom Memory Box Set: 2/24/09 – $69.98 * Love Hina Complete Box Set: 2/24/09 – $49.98 * Nerima […]

"Emma: A Victorian Romance" Season 1: Love, Victorian Style (in Japanese)

by Ed Liuon November 25, 2008
To many in the United States, anime consists of giant fighting robots, ninjas, game adaptations, and the occasional bit of tentacle porn. Even true fans of anime should admit that non-Japanese audiences are exposed to relatively few of its many genres. In more ways than one, then, Emma: A Victorian Romance represents a quirky offering […]

"Astro Boy" Trailer Available at Moviefone

by Ed Liuon November 25, 2008
AOL’s Moviefone service is hosting the trailer for Imagi Animaton Studio’s upcoming Astro Boy, based on the manga and anime by Osamu Tezuka. The trailer is available in streaming video and high-definition QuickTime video. The CGI animated movie is scheduled for release on October 23, 2009, and stars the voice talents of Freddie Highmore, Nicholas […]

Bandai Talks "Towards the Terra" to Anime Today Podcast

by Ed Liuon November 25, 2008
The latest Anime Today podcast from Right Stuf speaks with Bandai Entertainment about the Toward the Terra TV series. Participants include Richard Kekahuna (series producer), Brian Cutts (series assistant producer), Robert Napton (director of marketing) and Anthony Foronda (marketing coordinator), who discuss the series production, release format, and more. For full details, read the press […]

DC Anime Club Hosts Tezuka Marathon December 6, 2008

by Ed Liuon November 25, 2008
On December 6, 2008, he DC Anime Club will be hosting a marathon of animation based on the works of Osamu Tezuka, often credited as the father of anime and the god of manga. Highlights will include Phoenix, Kimba the White Lion, Black Jack, and Astro Boy. For full details on the screening, read the […]

Nickelodeon Announces December 2008 Programming Highlights

by Ed Liuon November 25, 2008
Nickelodeon has released highlights of their December 2008 programming schedule, focusing on the Christmas and holiday-themed specials. Animated premieres include the Christmas episodes of Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!, The Wonder Pets!, and The Fairly Odd Parents. Other seasonal episodes of The Backyardigans, Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go!, and Yo Gabba Gabba! will also be running […]

Lauren Montgomery on "Wonder Woman" DTV

by Ed Liuon November 25, 2008
Warner Brothers Animation has released an interview with Lauren Montgomery, the director of the upcoming Wonder Woman direct-to-video animated movie coming to DVD and Blu-ray disc. Among other topics, Montgomery discusses how she decided to embark on a career in animation, what it’s like to move from being a fan to a colleague of Bruce […]

PR: Right Stuf’s Anime Today Talks "Toward the Terra" TV with Bandai Entertainment

by Ed Liuon November 25, 2008
Right Stuf’s ANIME TODAY Talks TOWARD THE TERRA TV With Bandai Entertainment Gin Tama, girugamesh, reviews, contests & more in episode 80! GRIMES, IA, November 21, 2008 – Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome the team responsible for Bandai Entertainment‘s release of the Toward the Terra television series […]

PR: DC Anime Club’s Osamu Tezuka Marathon

by Ed Liuon November 24, 2008
DC Anime Club’s Osamu Tezuka Marathon A tribute to the God of Manga The DC Anime Club, an organization whose purpose is to educate the Washington, DC community about East Asian culture through the art form known as Anime (Japanese animation) will host a Marathon of Anime Films based upon the Manga (Japanese Comics) works […]