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"Le Chevalier D'Eon" Debuts on Anime Network February 8

Le Chevalier D’Eon is debuting on the Anime Network on February 8, 2007. The press release from the Anime Network contains a brief plot synopsis and airtime information. The first DVD of the series will be available on February 20.

Illumitoon and Westlake Debut "Beet the Vandel Buster" on DVD

Illumitoon Entertainment Ltd. and Westlake Entertainment have issued a press release about their first DVD release: Beet the Vandel Buster: The Sacrifice. The series focuses on young Beet, a warrior whose village is engaged in a life-and-death struggle with the demonic Vandels. The first DVD will hit store shelves on January 30, 2007, containing 4 […]

PR: Le Chevalier D'Eon Premieres Feb 8 on Anime Network

LE CHEVALIER D’ EON: PSALM OF VENGEANCE PREMIERES FEBRUARY 8 ON AMERICA’S #1 ANIME CHANNEL Obsessed By Her Death. Possessed By Her Soul. HOUSTON, TX — January 8, 2007 — Revolution and revelations begin when Le Chevalier D’Eon: Psalm of Vengeance premieres February 8, 2007 on Anime Network—America’s #1 Anime Channel! WHAT: U.S. VOD Premiere […]

PR: Illumitoon and Westlake DVD Debut with "Beet the Vandel Buster"

The First Anime DVD Release from Illumitoon Entertainment and Westlake Entertainment Debuts with Hugely Popular New Anime Series BEET THE VANDEL BUSTER: THE SACRIFICE Woodland Hills, CA ­ On January 30, 2007, BEET THE VANDEL BUSTER: THE SACRIFICE, the premiere Anime release under the new partnership between Illumitoon Entertainment Ltd. and Westlake Entertainment, will arrive […]

New York Comic-Con Announces Anime Guests and Programming

A press release from the New York Comic-Con details the anime-related programming scheduled for this year’s convention. In addition to panel discussions with the various anime companies, there will be dedicated panels to Japanese horror comics and anime; “Laptop Anime,” about how to create anime on personal computer hardware and software; and a Robotech: The […]

Alexandr Petrov Exhibit at the Ghibli Museum, Foreign DVD Library Announcements

According to Nausicaa.net, Studio Ghibli and animator Alexandr Petrov have announced an exhibition of Petrov’s work at the Ghibli Museum. The same news posting details Ghibli’s efforts to release more foreign animated movies to DVD in Japan, with Paul Grimault’s Le Roi et l’Oiseau to be released on April 4.

"Cars," "Happy Feet" Win Golden Globes

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has awarded the Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film to Disney/Pixar’s Cars, and the Golden Globe for Best Original Song to “The Song of the Heart” from Warner Brothers’ Happy Feet. A full list of the Golden Globe award winners is available at the HFPA website.

"Gankutsuou" Honors Dumas Masterpiece

Animation and literary classics are not regular bedfellows. Occasionally they’ve slipped between the sheets, so to speak: many cartoons are taken from classic literature. But there are few of which you can honestly say that they’ve reinvented a classic. Most successful animated versions of classic novels have—in this man’s humble opinion—added something unique to the […]

"Time Warp Trio": Where's Mr. Peabody When You Need Him?

With all of these violent cartoons on the air today (such as Avatar, Kim Possible, and Naruto), not to mention other shows that are apparently using subliminal messages to teach kids naughty stuff, it’s hard to find a show for young children that’s safe and innocent in every single way. Enter Discovery Kids’ Time Warp […]

"Japanese Classic Anime Collection" Coming in April from Digital Meme

Digital Meme has announced the Japanese Classic Anime Collection, a four-disc DVD set of anime made between 1928 and 1936. The classic anime will be restored and remastered, with nothing added except for integrated music on some of the silent anime titles. The estimated price for the set is approximately $110, and the release is […]

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