"Tactics" Ends Wonderfully

by on January 7, 2008
After a long bout of waiting, endless delays, and a lack of answers from company representatives, Tactics Volume 5 was finally released last summer. Now maybe it will stop being the black sheep of Manga’s catalog. Previously, Raiko Minamoto, and Doji Ibaragi had continued their quest to awaken the true Demon-Eating Goblin residing inside Haruka, […]

ADV Shuts Down The Anime Network’s 24/7 Linear Feed

by Weathermanon January 7, 2008
The Anime Network, a US-based anime broadcasting service run by ADV, has discontinued its 24 hours a day 7 days a week linear service. Future Anime Network content will be available via Video-On-Demand service, their Sprint Mobile service and their Online Player. Confirmation of the change is on The Anime Network’s website. Source:

Adult Swim Records Its Best Week of 2007 With the Last "Futurama" Marathon

by Weathermanon January 4, 2008
Adult Swim recorded its best week of 2007 among adults 18-34 with an average of over 500,000 watching during the last week of December when their last Futurama marathon was aired. Futurama has now moved to the Comedy Central network. The marathon featured all 72 episodes of the show aired in chronological order. Read the […]

PULSE News Talks to Jason Hall About "Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures" Comics

by Ed Liuon January 4, 2008’s PULSE News has interviewed writer Jason Hall about his latest contribution to Dark Horse Comics’ Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures comics, based on the Clone Wars cartoons by Genndy Tartakovsky and aired on Cartoon Network. Hall discusses where he got the inspiration for a new Jedi character, how he prepares to write for the […]

Marvel Adventures Animated Web Shorts Debut at

by Ed Liuon January 4, 2008
Read the full press release hereMarvel Entertainment has issued a press release announcing the launch of the Marvel Adventures Animated Web Shorts, a three-part CGI-animated web cartoon series available for viewing now at The next two chapters will be available on January 10 and 17, 2008. The shorts feature Spider-Man, Iron Man, and the […]

PR: Spider-Man, Iron Man & Hulk Team Up In Revolutionary New Animation

by on January 4, 2008
Marvel is pleased to announce that today True Believers can experience the team of Spider-Man, Iron Man and Hulk in the groundbreaking new CGI thrill-ride only on Marvelkids.Com—The Marvel Adventures Animated Web Shorts! Developed in collaboration with the Oscar-nominated Blur Studios, famous for their work on everything from Marvel: Ultimate Alliance to NFL On Fox, […]

"Super Robot Wars": Hot-Blooded Mecha Goodness

by Jon Ton January 4, 2008
I’ve never actually played any of the Super Robot Wars games, and I’m not familiar with the original Banpresto-created characters, so I have to admit that I wondered just how compromised my viewing experience of the Super Robot Wars: Original Generation OVA would be. Thankfully, I ultimately came out of it successfully entertained. But, as […]

America’s Sci Fi Channel Adds Anime on Tuesdays, Starz Moves Animidnight to Mondays

by Weathermanon January 3, 2008
The Sci-Fi Network has announced that they will be adding a block of anime showings to their schedule on Tuesdays in addition to the current Ani-Mondays block. The block, to be called Ani-Tuesdays, will feature in February 2008 the Read Or Die OVA, the 1988 Appleseed OVA, Kai Doh Maru and the X movie. The […]

BTAS "Phantasm," "Sub Zero" Getting Double Feature Re-Release

by on January 3, 2008
Warner Home Video will rerelease Batman: Mask of the Phantasm and Batman and MR. Freeze: Sub Zero to DVD as part of a Batman Double Feature DVD on February 12, the studio said yesterday. The release will retail for $14.97. [Source: Warner Home Video]

Scooby-Doo "Alien Invaders" and "Zombie Island" Return in DVD Double Feature

by on January 3, 2008
Warner Home Video will pair Scooby-Doo and the Alien Invaders and Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island in a double-feature DVD release, the company announced yesterday. The DVD will be released on February 12 and retail for $14.97. [Source: Warner Home Video]