"Avatar the Last Airbender: The Awakening" Gets Season 3 Off to a Rough Start

by Ed Liuon September 21, 2007
If a serialized television show attempts to build a larger continuous narrative, sooner or later it will pass a point when the writers stop writing for new audience members and start writing for the existing fanbase. This is not necessarily an obstacle to acquiring new viewers, since a quality television series will be good enough […]

"The Adventures of Tweeny Witches" Licensed By Media Blasters

by Dr. Daedaluson September 20, 2007
The Adventures of Tweeny Witches, a fantasy anime series from Studio 4°C about a young aspiring magician who finds herself transported to a land of witches, has been licensed by Media Blasters. Also known as Mahou Shoujo Tai Arusu, the 40-episode series debuted ran from 2004 to 2005, and each episode ran nine minutes. It […]

"Wayside the Movie" Coming to DVD on September 25, 2007

by Ed Liuon September 20, 2007
Paramount Home Entertainment has announced details about the Wayside the Movie DVD, scheduled for release on September 25, 2007. The movie is based on the Sideways Stories from Wayside School book series by Louis Sachar (Holes), and follows a new student named Todd as he fumbles his way through the strange school. The single-disc DVD […]

Disney Announces Specs on "Jungle Book" Platinum Edition DVD

by Ed Liuon September 20, 2007
Walt Disney Home Entertainment has released specifications on The Jungle Book Platinum Edition 2-disc DVD, which will be released on October 2, 2007, for the 40th anniversary of the movie. Special bonus features will include a look at Rocky the Rhino, a character dropped from the finished film; a retrospective featurette on the making of […]

Chris Ayres on Adapting "Xenosaga" Anime

by Ed Liuon September 20, 2007
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed Chris Ayres on his work directing the English adaptation of the Xenosaga anime. Ayres, a veteran of anime voice acting himself, discusses the connections between the anime and the video game franchise, as well as the challenges and benefits those connections raise.

More New Images Surface for "The Batman" and "Legion of Superheroes" Premieres

by Ed Liuon September 20, 2007
More images from the season premieres of The Batman and Legion of Superheroes are surfacing around the Internet. Both season premieres will debut this Saturday, September 22, 2007, starting at 11:00 AM (Eastern/Pacific) for Legion of Superheroes and 11:30 AM for The Batman. Posts "Justice League: The New Frontier" Featurette

by Ed Liuon September 20, 2007 has posted a ten-minute streaming video preview of Justice League: The New Frontier, the next direct-to-video animated movie underway from DC and Warner Brothers Animation. The preview includes comments from writer/artist Darwyn Cooke, director Dave Bullock, WB Animation’s Bruce Timm and Stan Berkowitz, and DC Comics’ Dan Didio and Paul Levitz. The featurette seems […]

Cartoon Network to Air Episode of "Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends" in 3-D

by Matt Hazudaon September 20, 2007
On Friday, October 12, 2007 from 7pm – 8m (ET/PT), Cartoon Network will be airing an all-new episode of Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends in 3-D. By going to Cartoon Network’s special website, people can learn how to obtain a pair of 3-D glasses for the airing. In conjunction with this event, is offering […]

PR: Wayside the Movie DVD Hilarious Animated Tale of the Most Outrageous School Ever

by Ed Liuon September 20, 2007
THE HILARIOUS ANIMATED TALE OF THE MOST OUTRAGEOUS SCHOOL EVER ARRIVES ON DVD WAYSIDE THE MOVIE Uproarious Story Based on the Best-Selling Books Enrolls on DVD September 25, 2007 HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – The side-splitting story of a wildly unusual school and its quirky students and teachers arrives on DVD when WAYSIDE The Movie makes its […]

Media Blasters Announces New December Titles Including "Princess Princess" Collection

by Dr. Daedaluson September 19, 2007
A few new Media Blasters DVDs have been announced. Complete collections include Princess Princess, which has a 12/18/07 release date and is priced at $24.95, and Midori Days, a reprice re-release which has a 12/4/07 release at $24.95. The sole single disc release is Phoenix vol. 2, which will be released on 12/4/07 for $19.95. […]