"Tekkonkinkreet" Builds a Solid Film

by Weathermanon July 16, 2007
If the word “Tekkonkinkreet” sounds Japanese to you, you’re half right. It’s actually a combination of two words, steel and concrete: the two halves that come together to form the whole of a building. Tekkonkinkreet is also the title of the newest 4 Degrees C theatrical production based on the manga of the same name […]

"Chevalier D’Eon" Vol. 2: The First Cut’s Still the Deepest

by Chris Woodon July 15, 2007
Perhaps what I like best about the Star Wars movies is that they take place in a living, breathing universe full of intriguing detail every way you look. One suspects that fascinating characters and subplots lurk in the corners of the frame, and hopes that with each new chapter more of them will be brought […]

"Suzuka" Volume 1: Haven’t I Been Here Before?

by Chad Boninon July 14, 2007
A student moves to his aunt’s girls’ dormitory, known for its hot springs. He’s trying to go to a new school, and on the first day falls in love with a girl he sees. He expects to never see her again, so he continues with his life, only to find out he’s going to be […]

Adult Swim Bids Farewell to "Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law"

by Ed Liuon July 14, 2007
Adult Swim has announced details on the final two episodes of Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law, airing on July 15 and July 22, 2007, at 11:45 PM (Eastern/Pacific). The show, which premiered along with the Adult Swim network, stars the Hanna-Barbera superhero as an alcoholic lawyer representing popular animated such as Grape Ape, Apache Chief, […]

Frederator’s Fred Seibert Talks "Samurai Jack" Movies

by Ed Liuon July 14, 2007
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed Fred Seibert, head of the Frederator animation studio. Seibert describes a number of projects in progress, including a Samurai Jack movie, a project based on the Neverhood video game, an anthology film called Seven Deadly Sins, and the Random Cartoons short series for Nickelodeon.

PR: "Renaissance" Animated Sci-Fi Thriller on DVD July 24, 2007

by Ed Liuon July 13, 2007
In the Tradition of Blade Runner, Minority Report and Sin City Renaissance Award-Winning, Groundbreaking Animated Sci-Fi Thriller Will Be Born on DVD July 24th BURBANK, Calif., April 13, 2007 – The groundbreaking digitally animated sci-fi crime thriller Renaissance will breathe new life into your DVD collection July 24th from Miramax Home Entertainment. A “Visually Wondrous […]

TotalVid to sell Funimation downloads

by Weathermanon July 12, 2007
TotalVid has announced that they will be selling downloads of Burst Angel, Kitty Grade, Rumbling Hearts, The Galaxy Railways and Trinity Blood, all Funimation shows. TotalVid will offer the titles as aprt of their $9.95 a month subscription service or for $1.99 each in a permanently downloaded format. The downloads will require a Windows enabled […]

"Samurai 7" Is Gonzo’s Best Series Ever

by Dukeon July 12, 2007
If you like excellent anime, go out and buy Samurai 7. Go. Now. Wait, you mean I have to write more? Oh, all right … Samurai 7 is a sci-fi remake of Akira Kurosawa’s classic film The Seven Samurai, which some readers might know better from its Western remake, The Magnificent Seven. In this version […]

"The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson July 11, 2007 reports that the last version of the Superfriends will be coming to DVD in The Super Powers Team: Galatic Guardians. The 2 disc set contains 10 episodes and features a new member of the team, Cyborg of Teen Titans fame as they encounter Darkseid, Lex Luthor, The Scarecrow, Bizarro, Mr. Mxyzptlk, and their first […]