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, 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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.
IESB.net 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 […]
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, HouseParty.com is offering […]
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 […]
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. […]