TELETOON Becomes Home for Marvel Animation in Canada

by Ed Liuon October 14, 2008
TELETOON has issued a press release announcing a deal with Marvel Animation, ensuring that new Marvel animated series will air in Canada on TELETOON in English and in French starting in 2009. Shows such as Iron Man and The Avengers will join existing shows like The Spectacular Spider-Man and Wolverine and the X-Men. For full […]

PR: DC Anime Club & Japan Information & Culture Center Present "Bleach the Movie"

by Ed Liuon October 14, 2008
DC Anime Club and Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan Present: Bleach The Movie: Memories of Nobody The DC Anime Club and the Japan Information and Culture Center (JICC), Embassy of Japan Present Bleach The Movie: Memories of Nobody. On Friday October 24, 2008 at 6:30pm as part of the Anime/Live Action Series […]

PR: Disney & Hollywood Unite for "Runway for Life"

by Ed Liuon October 14, 2008
HOLLYWOOD UNITES FOR THE 5th ANNUAL Runway For Life® BENEFITING ST. JUDE CHILDREN’S RESEARCH HOSPITAL® PRESENTED BY DISNEY’S “TINKER BELL” ON DVD AND BLU-RAYTM HI-DEF OCTOBER 28 On October 11, 2008, celebrities took to the catwalk as they embarked on an unforgettable, fashion extravaganza through Disney’s greatest animated films of all time. Chairs Robert Ellis […]

PR: Asthmatic Kitty Records & Microcinema Int’l Present Rafter Video Contest Vol. 2

by Ed Liuon October 14, 2008
Asthmatic Kitty Records Microcinema International Present Rafter Video Contest Volume 2 Rafter Video Contest Volume 2 Rafter’s new EP, which is sweaty, magical, and ergo very appropriately titled Sweaty Magic, is available for order right now. It’s the perfect booty-shaking disc for college students returning to dorm halls, or 75 year old veteran dancers wanting […]

PR: TELETOON Set to Become Home of Marvel Animation in Canada

by Ed Liuon October 14, 2008
TELETOON SET TO BECOME THE HOME OF MARVEL ANIMATION IN CANADA Multi-year agreement to see key Marvel Animated Super Heroes on TELETOON and TELTOON Retro in both English and French markets Toronto – TELETOON Canada Inc. and Marvel Animation today announce a multi-year output deal that sees TELETOON become the home of Marvel Animation in […]

Media Blasters Announces New January Titles Including "Ah My Buddha"

by SB20xxon October 13, 2008
Two anime titles will debut on 1/27/09 from Media Blasters. The first is a brand new license, Ah My Buddha (also known as Amaenaideyo! in Japan), a supernatural harem comedy from 2005. Its first volume runs 100 minutes and costs $29.99. It will have a dub. The second is Doujin Work, a 2007 comedy series […]

Legions of Gotham Interviews James Arnold Talylor, Green Arrow in "Brave & the Bold"

by Ed Liuon October 13, 2008
The Legions of Gotham website has interviewed voice actor James Arnold Taylor, currently on TV as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: The Clone Wars and soon to appear in Batman: The Brave and the Bold as Green Arrow. Taylor discusses how he got into voice acting, his role on The Brave and the Bold, how […]

"Whatever Happened to SpongeBob?": Good Question!

by on October 12, 2008
I’ve been a fan of SpongeBob SquarePants for a long time, and consider it one of the best cartoons of the past ten years. But I also have to confess that the cheerful sponge and I parted company some time ago. I’m not sure I can peg the exact moment I stopped paying close attention […]

Matt Murray Launches Sequential Art Collective

by Ed Liuon October 12, 2008
Matt Murray, former president and executive director of the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA) in New York City, has announced the launch of the Sequential Art Collective, which is dedicated to working “with publishers, creators, fans and other organizations to coordinate comic and cartoon themed art exhibitions, programs, performances and lectures for and […]

Briefly: "Tal como soy"; "Moribito" Preview; "Jamshid & Khorshid" vs. "300"; MIPCOM

by Ed Liuon October 12, 2008
* Renowned telenovela writer Adriana Lorenzon has signed on for Tal como soy, a live-action/animated hybrid production Tel Aviv-based Dori Media Group and Argentina’s Illusion Studios. [Variety] * The latest episode of the Anime Today podcast will preview Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit with Media Blasters’ Merideth Mulroney. [Press Release] * The Iranian animated film […]