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Marvel Releases News Regarding Movie and Television Schedule

by Weathermanon February 27, 2007
Marvel Studios head David Maisel confirmed details of the upcoming slate of movies from the company. The Incredible Hulk will be filmed in Toronto starting early summer 2007 with a release date of June 13, 2008. Iron Man begins principal photography on March 12, 2007. Both movies will have a budget of between $100 million […]

New York Comic Con: Complete On-Site Coverage (Updated March 3, 2007)

by William C. Mauneon February 27, 2007
The annual New York Comic Con is currently taking place in chilly New York City and Toon Zone News’ Ace the Bathound is on the scene. 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: NYCC: Anime Network Continues […]

'El Cazador' Targetting TV Tokyo Broadcast in April

by Nobuyuki samaon February 27, 2007
El Cazador [de la Bruja], the final installment in Kouichi Mashimo’s thematic trilogy of “women with guns” anime series (Noir and MADLAX) will begin airing in Japan April 2nd on TV Tokyo. Like its predecessors, El Cazador will deal with desperate women with complicated pasts and conflicting goals. The heroine of El Cazador is Ellis, […]

NYCC: Kadokawa Pictures USA, Right Stuf to release 'The Third'

by Nobuyuki samaon February 27, 2007
During a short last-minute panel held Sunday morning at New York Comic Con, President/CEO Shawne Kleckner of The Right Stuf International announced his company had been selected by Kadokawa Pictures USA to handle North American production and distribution for the 2006 anime series The Third: The Girl With The Blue Eye (The Third – Aoi […]

Help Control the Stupid Kid Population: Don't Let Them Watch "Ghostbusters"

by Dukeon February 27, 2007
If you’re reading this review, chances are you’ve seen the excellent Ghostbusters movie. If you haven’t, stop right now and go buy the Ghostbusters I & II Boxset. Not only will you get an awesome film and its decent sequel, you’ll also get a couple of episodes of The Real Ghostbusters, an animated spinoff series […]

NYCC: Toon Zone News Interviews Tad Stones & Mike Mignola on "Hellboy: Blood & Iron"

by Ed Liuon February 27, 2007
In 1993, a promotional comic book made for the San Diego Comic Con by Dark Horse Comics introduced a giant spawn of the supernatural fighting to keep the monsters in the world at bay. Created by Mike Mignola, Hellboy soon became a fan-favorite comic book character, becoming one of the pillar characters for Dark Horse […]

Final "Nerima Daikon Brothers" DVD Coming April 24

by Maxie Zeuson February 27, 2007
ADV Films will release Nerima Daikon Brothers: Daikon Field of Dreams, the final volume in the series, to DVD on April 24, the company said yesterday. The release will present the final four episodes in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras include ADVid-notes; commentary with Nabeshin and Showtaro Morikubo (Ichiro); commentary […]

PR:ADV Announces April 24 Release of "Nerima Daikon Brothers: Daikon Field of Dreams"

by Maxie Zeuson February 27, 2007
“Fun Songs, Fun Characters, Fun Show.” – Anime News Network HOUSTON, February 26, 2007 —ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to bring you the final volume of Nerima Daikon Brothers, a title that has otaku and critics alike marching to the beat of a different daikon. Join the […]

NYCC: VIZ Media Gives Anime Fans "Death Note," "Bleach," and More "Naruto"

by Ed Liuon February 26, 2007
Toon Zone News missed the VIZ Media Anime Panel, but we did catch up with Wendy Shimamura, VIZ’s associate product marketing manager for home entertainment at the VIZ booth on Sunday. She recapped the successful launches of Shonen Jump home video, Naruto, and the Toonami Jetstream in 2006, before going into VIZ’s plans for 2007. […]

NYCC: Bandai Brings "Flag," "Ghost in the Shell," and "Haruhi"

by Ed Liuon February 26, 2007
Bandai executives Robert Place Napton and Ken Iyadomi hosted the Bandai Banzai panel at the New York Comic Con on Sunday afternoon, giving anime fans a taste of upcoming anime and manga from Bandai Entertainment. Bandai debuted their latest anime, titled Flag and directed by Ryosuke Takahashi (Blue Gender, Samurai 7). Bandai showed the opening […]