Corus/YTV October 2008 Programming Announced

by Ed Liuon September 12, 2008
Corus Kids Entertainment has issued a press release of upcoming programming for YTV, Treehouse, and Discovery Kids in October 2008. Highlights include the debuts of Casper’s Scare School on October 26, the SpongeBob SquarePants special WhoBob WhatPants, and the feature film Monster House. For full details and times, read the press release here.

Paramount to Bring Wildbrain’s Kidrobot to Feature Films

by Ed Liuon September 12, 2008
Variety is reporting a deal between Paramount Pictures and Wildbrain to turn its Kidrobot line of vinyl figures into a series of feature films that will combine animation and live-action. The films will be released through the Nickelodeon Movies label.

MoMA Hosts Animator Richard Williams on Sept 22, 2008

by Ed Liuon September 12, 2008
The Museum of Modern Art in New York City, NY, will be hosting Academy Award-winning animator Richard Williams on Monday, September 22, 2008, at 7:00 PM. Williams is best known as the animation director for Who Framed Roger Rabbit and for his films A Christmas Carol and The Thief and the Cobbler. Williams will be […]

PR: Corus Kids Celebrates October with Ghosts, Superheroes, and Thanksgiving

by Ed Liuon September 12, 2008
CORUS KIDS CELEBRATES OCTOBER WITH GHOSTS, SUPERHEROES AND THANKSGIVING (September 11, 2008 – Toronto, Canada)This October, Corus Kids isgearing up for Halloween with a new series, new episodes of kid favourites, specials and movie premieres including: Casper’s Scare School, Monster House, Being Ian Being Green and Halloween Dress-Up Week. YTV OCTOBER 2008 HIGHLIGHTS CASPER‘S SCARE […]

"Space Ghost: Coast to Coast" Vol. 5 Coming to DVD

by Classic Speedyon September 12, 2008
The fifth volume of the cult animated talk show Space Ghost: Coast to Coast is currently available exclusively at the Adult Swim online store for $15.00. Like vol. 4, it will not be available in stores. Special features include table reads, raw interviews, commentaries, and more. [Source: ]

"Tiny Toon Adventures" Vol. 1: A Worthy Successor to Bugs and the Gang

by Classic Speedyon September 12, 2008
So I’m about to review Tiny Toon Adventures Vol. 1, a show which has been a favorite of mine since I was seven, and in the back of my mind, a nagging voice is saying to me, “You sure you don’t like it only due to nostalgia? I mean, you have liked it since you […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New November Titles Including "Gurren Lagann"

by Classic Speedyon September 11, 2008
The bilingual versions of Gurren Lagann will be released on 11/11/08 in the same manner as Code Geass: In singles and as Part 1, which contains the first two volumes. Vol. 1 runs 125 minutes, vol. 2 runs 100 minutes (both priced at $24.98), and Part 1 runs 225 minutes, and comes in both regular […]

Otaku USA Magazine Previews "Aria the Animation" in Oct 2008 Issue

by Ed Liuon September 11, 2008
Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment has announced that the first episode of Aria the Animation will be previewed on the DVD sampler in the October 2008 issue of Otaku USA magazine, which is on newsstands now. The episode will be subtitled. Right Stuf will be releasing the first season Aria boxed set on September 30, 2008, […]

Disney Releases "Schoolhouse Rock! The Election Collection" on Sept 23, 2008

by Ed Liuon September 11, 2008
In advance of the 2008 US Presidential election, Disney has announced Schoolhouse Rock! The Election Collection DVD, which will contain a selection of classic election-themed “Schoolhouse Rock” shorts, including “I’m Just a Bill” and “Shot Heard ‘Round the World.” The DVD will also include a new song called “Presidential Minute” with “two surprise endings,” as […]

PR: Preview Episode 1 of Aria the Animation in Otaku USA October 2008 Magazine

by Ed Liuon September 11, 2008
Preview Episode 1 of ARIA The ANIMATION from RIGHT STUF’S NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT on OTAKU USA Magazine’s October 2008 DVD Sampler First ARIA box set scheduled for Sept. 30, 2008; special pre-order offer from GRIMES, IA, September 10, 2008 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to announce the […]