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Filmation’s "Sabrina" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson April 24, 2008
From the pages of Archie Comics comes Sabrina The Teenage Witch. And the Filmation series is coming to DVD in Sabrina the Teenage Witch: The Complete Animated Series from Genius Entertainment and Classic Media. The 3 disc set tells the story of Sabrina Spellman, a young girl from Riverdale who balances her life being an […]

PR: Filmation’s "Sabrina The Teenage Witch"

by Dan Collinson April 24, 2008
Sabrina The Teenage Witch: The Complete Animated Series (4/29) Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is no ordinary girl, she’s the sweetest and sassiest magical girl in Riverdale! Teen life is tricky enough, but it’s double trouble when magic is involved. When Sabrina tugs on her earlobe, there’s no telling what might happen! While other teenagers are […]

"Gundam MS IGLOO": More Milk from the UC Cash Cow

by on April 23, 2008
If you look at the Gundam landscape here in America, what little there is consists mostly of Cosmic Era stuff. While that’s fine for fans of the various SEED series, there’s still tons of Universal Century stuff that hasn’t been seen outside of Japan. Problem is, America hates the Universal Century. But does that stop […]

PR: Corus Entertainment’s YTV and Treehouse Come to iTunes

by Ed Liuon April 23, 2008
CORUS ENTERTAINMENT’S YTV AND TREEHOUSE COME TO iTUNES (April 23, 2008 – Toronto , Canada ) Leading Canadian kids broadcaster Corus Entertainment is pleased to announce that a line-up of seven hit Nickelodeon series, seen exclusively in Canada on YTV and Treehouse, are now available on iTunes. This is one of the first initiatives stemming […]

PR: VIZ Media Announces Debut of Buso Renkin 3-Disc Boxed Set

by Ed Liuon April 23, 2008
VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES THE DEBUT OF NEW ANIMATED FANTASY ACTION SERIES- BUSO RENKIN New Series on DVD Is Based On Popular Manga By The Creator Of RUROUNI KENSHIN And GUN BLAZE WEST San Francisco, CA, April 23, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation […]

TV Guide Talks With Amy Poehler on "The Mighty B!"

by Ed Liuon April 23, 2008
TVGuide.com has posted a brief interview with comedian Amy Poehler about her upcoming Nickelodeon cartoon The Mighty B!. Poehler, a co-creator of the show along with Cynthia True and Erik Wiese, plays Bessie Higgenbottom, described as, “like Animal meets Gilda Radner meets Daffy Duck meets Jimmy Stewart: energetically optimistic.” The interview digs into how Poehler’s […]

Nick Jr. Gets Buggy with New "Diego," "Backyardigan" Episodes in May

by on April 23, 2008
Nick Jr. will premiere new episodes of Go, Diego, Go! and The Backyardigans during a special week of bug-themed episodes beginning Monday, May 12, the network said today. The event will kick off with “What’s Bugging You?” on The Backyardigans and “It’s a Bug’s World” on Go, Diego, Go! on Monday at 9:00am and 9:30am […]

Imira Wheels and Deals "Lola & Virginia"

by on April 23, 2008
Rai Trade has acquired merchandising rights to Imira Entertainment’s Lola & Virginia, and Panini will launch a line of sticker, puzzle and coloring books based on the title, c21 Media reports. In addition, Nintendo DS will develop a video game based on the animated series for selected international territories.

Briefly: Ghibli’s Brand Power; India’s Expanding Pyramid; Two Series’ New Deals

by Ed Liuon April 23, 2008
* NikkeiBP Consulting has released a study declaring that Studio Ghibli is the second-most valuable brand in the business-to-consumer category behind Nintendo. Ghibli ranked 12th in 2007. [Nausicaa.net] * India’s Pyramid Saimira has purchased and plans to expands Sabdalaya, an animation and post-production studio. [Animation Express] * KI.KA of Germany and MNET of South Africa […]

New York Comic Con 2008: Complete On-Site Coverage (Updated Apr 22 11:45 PM)

by Ed Liuon April 22, 2008
The 2008 New York Comic Con is now finished in New York City, and I’m here to report on all the animation news I can find. Stay tuned for continuing coverage live from the Con all weekend long. Links to all of Toon Zone’s coverage so far can be found here: DAY 1 Ralph Bakshi […]