PR: VIZ Media Announces Variety of Animated Releases on DVD for Q3 2008

by Ed Liuon August 21, 2008
VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES VARIETY OF EXCITING ANIMATED RELEASES ON DVD FOR THIRD QUARTER 2008 Standard As Well As Deluxe Box Set Editions Featuring Special Collectible Figurines And Wall Scrolls Expand DVD Libraries For Popular Series DEATH NOTE, BLEACH, NARUTO, INUYASHA And RANMA ½ San Francisco, CA, August 20, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), […]

PR: Vampire Hunter D Short Story Published by NYAF

by Ed Liuon August 21, 2008
VAMPIRE HUNTER D SHORT STORY PUBLISHED BY NYAF NEW STORY APPEARS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN PRINT Norwalk, CT, August 20, 2008: A new and special manner to present original content to a captive and devoted audience has been created by The New York Anime Festival (NYAF) who today announced that the short story Vampire […]

Toon Zone Interviews Voice Actor Hynden Walch: Alien Girls and Killer Clowns

by Ed Liuon August 21, 2008
It was a very pleasant discovery to find that voice actor Hynden Walch is as delightfully energetic, outgoing, and endearing as many of the charcters she provides voices for. She may be best known as Starfire on Teen Titans, but in her 10 years in the voice acting business, she has provided voices for projects […]

FUNimation Announces New November Titles Including "Familiar of Zero" and "Nanoha"

by SB20xxon August 20, 2008
Quite a few new series make their debut from FUNimation in November. The anime comedy Familiar of Zero, aka Zero no Tsukaima, will see a complete collection debut on 11/4/08 for $59.98. In addition, the magical girl show Lyrical Nanoha will also get a complete collection release on 11/11/08 for $59.98. Darker Than Black will […]

"Blood+" Vol. 3 DVD Announced

by SB20xxon August 20, 2008
The third volume of the anime horror series Blood+ has been announced by Sony Pictures. It will be released on 10/21/08 for $24.99. [Source: AAA Anime ]

"Aqua Teen Hunger Force" Vol. 6 Announced

by SB20xxon August 20, 2008
Adult Swim’s Aqua Teen Hunger Force, the 11 minute animated comedy series about a trio of talking fast food products, will see its sixth volume release on 12/16/08 for $29.98. Episodes included are: – Robots Everywhere – Sirens – Reedickyoulus – Hoppy Bunny – Laser Lenses – Couples Skate – Dummy Love – The Marines […]

PR: The Polar Express Presented in 3-D on Blu-ray Hi-Def and DVD Oct 28

by Ed Liuon August 20, 2008
All Aboard for a Journey Like Never Before! THE POLAR EXPRESS PRESENTED IN 3-D on Blu-ray™ Hi-Def and DVD Debuts October 28 from Warner Home Video Burbank, Calif, August 18, 2008 – The Polar Express, the beloved classic and one of Warner Home Video and Shangri-La Entertainment’s all-time best-selling family DVDs, is pulling into the […]

"G.I. Joe DVD Battle Packs:" Return of the Real American Heroes

by Ed Liuon August 20, 2008
There aren’t going to be many American kids who grew up in the 1980’s who don’t remember G.I. Joe. My personal recollections of them (when I was but a young, impressionable lad of 14) mostly center on making fun of it with classmates for the characters’ astonishingly poor marksmanship and the bogus “Knowing is Half […]

A Chat with Disney’s Burny Mattinson about "Sleeping Beauty"’s Maleficent

by Ed Liuon August 19, 2008
On Tuesday, August 19, 2008, Toon Zone News was able to sit in on an on-line chat with longtime Disney animator Burny Mattinson to chat about his work on Maleficent in the classic animated film Sleeping Beauty. He got his start in the studio mailroom, but moved into the animation department as an in-betweener for […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New October Titles Including "Rocket Girls"

by SB20xxon August 19, 2008
The 2007 sci-fi anime series Rocket Girls makes its debut on 10/7/08 with a complete collection. It costs $49.98 and will include all twelve episodes. My-Hime fans are in for a treat, as 10/7/08 not only sees the release of the My-Hime Complete Collection (Anime Legends), but also My-Otome Zwei, which comes in both regular […]