First Episode of "Red Garden" Available for Free from

by Ed Liuon September 10, 2007 has made the first episode of Red Garden available for viewing on-line for free. The series from Studio GONZO will be coming to DVD on September 18, 2007; a pre-order promotion will make the first volume available for $19.99.

PR: The Transformers Saga Erupts in "Devastation"

by Ed Liuon September 10, 2007
The Transformers saga erupts in Devastation IDW Publishing’s latest Transformers title chronicles the third chapter in the series about the hidden war between the Autobots and the Decepticons. San Diego, CA (September 6, 2007)—The Transformers’ secret war on Earth continues in IDW Publishing’s latest blockbuster, The Transformers: Devastation, the first issue of which hits comics […]

New Images Available from "The Batman" Premiere

by Ed Liuon September 10, 2007
Warner Brothers Animation has released five new images from the new season of The Batman, which debuts on the Kids WB block on the CW network on September 22, 2007.

Cartoon Art Museum Benefit at Pixar Animation Studios on Sept. 15

by Ed Liuon September 10, 2007
The Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco, CA, will be holding its annual fundraiser at Pixar Animation Studios this Saturday, September 15, 2007. Tickets will be $200 apiece. Guest speakers will include Mark Andrews, Dylan Brown, and Sharon Calahan, and the new short film “Our Friend the Rat” will be screened with in person commentary […]

"Case Closed" 3.2: The Return of Jimmy Kudo?

by Dukeon September 10, 2007
Back when FUNimation started releasing Case Closed, they began with Case 4 so that people could watch episodes that Adult Swim didn’t have at the time. After completing Case 5, the company went back and started releasing the first three cases. The recently arrived final volume of Case 3 also brings us new-to-US episodes, as […]

Martin Pasko Talks "Batman the Animated Series"

by Ed Liuon September 7, 2007
Part two of an interview with writer Martin Pasko has been posted by the Word Balloon podcast. Pasko discusses his role on Batman the Animated Series and the Batman: Mask of the Phantasm full-length movie. Part one discussed Pasko’s work with DC Comics. (via

"Lucy, Daughter of the Devil" Creator Interviewed

by Ed Liuon September 7, 2007
Loren Bouchard has been interviewed by Newsarama’s Animated Shorts about Lucy, Daughter of the Devil, a new series on Adult Swim that debuts this Sunday, September 9. Bouchard talks about the highly irreverent plot to the show, the nature of the title character, and the animation style for the show.

Warner Bros. Introduces T-Works Online Animation Environment

by Ed Liuon September 7, 2007
Warner Brothers has announced T-Works, a new online environment dedicated to all of the studio’s animated characters from Warner Bros. Animation, Looney Tunes, Hanna-Barbera and DC Comics. The site will let visitors watch classic cartoons online, play games, and create avatars to explore virtual worlds. The press release also notes that two new projects are […]

Live-Action Robotech Coming Soon to Big Screen

by Matt Hazudaon September 7, 2007
According to an article on Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros has picked up the rights to 80s anime series Robotech. The film is to be produced by Spider-Man lead Tobey Macguire’s company, Macguire Entertainment, with the possibility of Macguire also taking on the lead role (it is unknown if it would be the cartoon’s lead, Rick […]

Tezuka comes to iTunes.

by Weathermanon September 7, 2007
Tezuka Productions has released the english dubbed versions of the 1980 Astro Boy, the 10 episode Black Jack OVA and the 13 episode Phoenix series from 2004. They have also released several movies including Jungle Emperor Leo: The Moive and 8 of Mr. Tezuka’s experimental short films. All titles are available for purchase and download […]