‘Transporter’ Screenwriter To Deliver Animated ‘Gatchaman’

by Nobuyuki samaon June 15, 2007
Imagi Studios Gatchaman the hiring of veteran screenwriter Robert Mark Kamen to write the screenplay for their upcoming CGI-animated Gatchaman movie, directed by TMNT‘s Kevin Munroe and currently scheduled for completion in late 2008. A veteran writer who has enjoyed a writing partnership with French producer and director Luc Besson, Kamen has authored 18 produced […]

Robert Mark Kamen To Write New “Gatchaman” Film

by Nobuyuki samaon June 15, 2007
Wednesday, 13 June 2007 Imagi Studios announces the signing of veteran screenwriter Robert Mark Kamen (Lethal Weapon 3) for the new CG-animated feature film Gatchaman, which will be completed in 2008 Los Angeles, June 13, 2007 – Robert Mark Kamen has been signed to write the screenplay for the upcoming CG-animated motion picture Gatchaman, it […]

"Moon Phase" Ends With a Meow Instead of a Roar

by Dukeon June 15, 2007
Hazuki and Kouhei have been on one wild ride, through monster attacks and vampire attacks. Some great variety there. Oh yeah, and Hazuki had an identity crisis mid-way through the series. But after all that, it’s finally the end of Moon Phase. Previously, Kouhei and Hazuki were forced to hide in the Mido family shrine […]

"Robot Chicken’s" Doug Goldstein on "Star Wars" Episode

by Ed Liuon June 14, 2007
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts column has spoken with Robot Chicken’s Doug Goldstein on the Star Wars parody/tribute episode of the show which will debut on Sunday, June 17, at 10:00 PM (Eastern) on Adult Swim. Goldstein discusses how the episode came to be and what it’s like to work on the show.

"Sam & Max: Freelance Police" coming to DVD

by Weathermanon June 14, 2007
Shout! Factory is currently preparing a release of the full run of the Sam & Max: Freelance Police animation. Based on the Sam & Max comics, the show ran between 1997 and 1998 on the Fox Kids network. No release date or price point has been established. The show consisted of 24 episodes spread out […]

Akimbo adds Geneon to their roster for VOD

by Weathermanon June 14, 2007
The Akimbo streaming video service has added several Geneon titles to their roster. Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo has already beed added and they plan to add Last Exile and Lupin III soon. [source: ]

PR: VIZ Media Launches Hit Action Anime Series MÄR on DVD

by Ed Liuon June 14, 2007
VIZ MEDIA LAUNCHES HIT ACTION ANIME SERIES MÄR ON DVD Series About A Nerdy Boy Transformed Into A Hero Also A Popular Manga And A Staple Of Toonami Jetstream San Francisco, CA, June 13, 2007 — VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, […]

PR: It’s a Summer Wrap Party as YTV and Treehouse Get their Phreak on for Fall

by Ed Liuon June 14, 2007
T’S A SUMMER WRAP PARTY AS YTV AND TREEHOUSE GET THEIR PHREAK ON FOR FALL (June 13, 2007 – Toronto , Canada ) This August, YTV is gearing up for fall as viewers get a glimpse of hot new shows like Storm Hawks and Legion of Superheroes with Sneek Peek Week. And that’s not all […]

PR: "Happy Tree Friends Volume 3" on DVD from BCI August 7th

by Ed Liuon June 14, 2007
Come On Get Happy! Dear Journalist: On August 7, 2007, join BCI and Mondo Media as they give you a gory good time with Happy Friends Volume 3 on DVD. The wild animated series, which started as a quick clip internet craze, has now become a full-length TV series. Not meant for little kids, these […]

Spinning The Spectacular – Brandon Vietti Talks Spider-Man: The New Animated Series

by Stuon June 14, 2007
Having served on such series as The Batman, Starship Troopers, The Legion Of Superheroes and the upcomingSuperman: Doomsday, The Marvel Animation Age and Toon Zones News caught up with Brandon Vietti in an e-mail interview to talk about his work on the 3D Spider-Man: The New Animated Series, which aired on MTV in 2003. TOON […]