"Wonder Woman" and First "Green Lantern" Footage at Wondercon on Feb 27, 2009

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2009
The direct-to-video animated movie Wonder Woman will be screening at Wondercon in San Francisco at the Moscone Center on February 27, 2009, at 6:00 PM. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with the filmmakers and voice cast of the movie, including producer Bruce Timm and actor Virginia Madsen, who plays Queen Hippolyta […]

FUNimation Licenses "Seto No Hanayome"

by Classic Speedyon February 18, 2009
Today, FUNimation announced that it has acquired the 2007 comedy anime series Seto No Hanayome, from AIC and Gonzo. It concerns a boy who is saved from drowning by a mermaid, and who must marry her while keeping her mermaid form a secret. FUNi will be releasing it under the title My Bride is a […]

Viz Media Announces New May/June Titles Including "Naruto" Uncut Vol. 14

by Classic Speedyon February 18, 2009
New DVDs set for May and June releases from Viz include: * Death Note: Re-Light vol. 1: 6/16/09 – $24.98 * Bleach vol. 16: 5/12/09 – $24.98 * Bleach vol. 17: 6/16/09 – $24.98 * Naruto Uncut vol. 14: 5/26/09 – $49.98/$69.98 (Special Edition) * Pokemon Diamond and Pearl: Battle Dimension vol. 1 & 2: […]

New "Wonder Pets!" Premieres on March 9, 2009 Starting with "Join the Circus!"

by Ed Liuon February 18, 2009
Nickelodeon will be debuting a week’s worth of Wonder Pets! episodes starting on March 9, 2009, with the first being the half-hour special The Wonder Pets! “Join the Circus,” which guest-stars Anne Meara, Jerry Stiller, and Ben Vereen. All new debuts will premiere at 10:30 AM. The DVD of Wonder Pets! Join the Circus will […]

"Shaun the Sheep": You Ain’t Seen Mutton Yet!

by Grant Whiteon February 17, 2009
In late 2008, Aardman completed what is advertised as the ‘First Series’ of their popular Shaun the Sheep with the release of Abracadabra and Washday. Along with the previous three volumes, this pair are available in a complete box set, but I’ll be taking a look at the single releases. It’s been a while since […]

PopPhoto on How to Print a 3-D "Coraline" Puppet

by Ed Liuon February 17, 2009 has taken a look at the 3-D printing technology from a company called Objet that enabled Laika Animation Studios to print puppets for Coraline. Objet’s line of printers spray layers a UV curable liquid that hardens into a solid, which allowed Laika to produce more than 200,000 unique facial expressions for its title character […]

Cartoon Network Orders Season of "Marvel Super Hero Squad"

by Ed Liuon February 17, 2009
Variety is reporting that Cartoon Network has acquired a full 26-episode season of Marvel Super Hero Squad, bringing some of its most iconic superheroes to the screen in late 2009. Voice talent will include Tom Kenny, Charlie Adler, Steve Blum, and Grey Delisle. Alan Fine, Simon Phillips and Eric S. Rollman will serve as executive […]

"My Neighbor Totoro" Screening at ToonSeum on Feb 22, 2009

by Ed Liuon February 17, 2009
The ToonSeum in Pittsburgh, PA, will be hosting a special screening of My Neighor Totoro on Sunday, February 22, 2009, as part of their “Reel Fun Workshops.” Children who attend the workshop, which runs from 2:00 – 4:30 PM, will also get to create some animation themselves and meet Kris Boban, an animator on the […]

"Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicles": "At The Brink Of Chaos" And Sanity

by Chad Boninon February 16, 2009
Sakura and her allies continue their quest to retrieve her memory fragments, returning to a world they once saved. Following this rewind, the heroes have to engage in a little retail work to buy their future. While they’re out to save Sakura’s memories, will I be saved from boredom? I have to say, I’m over […]

FUNimation Announces New May Titles Including "Heroic Age"

by Classic Speedyon February 16, 2009
Heroic Age, a 2007 mecha/sci-fi anime series from Xebec, makes its U.S. DVD debut in a partial series set on 5/12/09 for $59.98. Murder Princess, a 2007 fantasy OAV by Bee Train, also makes its debut. Its complete DVD set will be released on 5/12/09 for $39.98. In Dragon Ball news, Z‘s ninth season (uncut) […]