Funimation New Show a Go-Go Day 4-"Nobari no Ou"

by Weathermanon December 25, 2008
FUNimation has announced the acquisition of “Nobari no Ou” for distribution in 2009. The show is a 2008 production from J.C. Staff and D. Rights incorporated. The manga was previously licensed and is being distributed by Yen Press. The show will be released in two box sets. Set in modern day Japan, “Nobari no Ou” […]

Funimation A Go-Go Day 3-"Vandread"

by Weathermanon December 24, 2008
Continuing their 10 licenses in ten days roll out, FUNimation has announced that they have acquired the license for the sci-fi robot series “Vandread”. The show is a Gonzo Digimation production from the early 2000’s and had previously been distributed by Geneon before they ceased operations earlier this year. FUNimation acquired the license directly from […]

Warner Home Video Brings "Max Fleischer’s Superman" to DVD on April 7, 2009

by Ed Liuon December 24, 2008
Warner Home Video has announced the Max Fleischer’s Superman 2-disc DVD set, which will present the iconic animated shorts in newly restored versions. The set will contain all 17 of the short films. Suggested retail price is $26.99; any additional special features have not been announced at this time. UPDATE: According to the Superman Home […]

"Exosquad" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson December 24, 2008 reports that Universal Studios is bringing Season 1 of Exosquad on DVD April 14, 2009. The two disc set will contain 13 episodes of a group of small fighters facing against the Neosapiens in a war to save humanity. The cartoon aired on USA Network in 1993 and features the voices of Robby Benson […]

Warner Home Video Releases 4 New Images from "Wonder Woman"

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2008
Warner Home Video has given DC Comics superhero fans an early Christmas gift in the form of four new high-definition images and captions from the upcoming direct-to-video movie Wonder Woman. Click on any of the images to enlarge. Artemis (center, voiced by Rosario Dawson) takes the lead during a gathering of Amazonians in Wonder Woman. […]

Funimation License A Go-Go Day 2: "Gad Guard"

by Weathermanon December 23, 2008
FUNimation has confirmed the licensing of another former Geneon title, “Gad Guard”, a 26 episode series from Gonzo Digimation. As with yesterday’s licenses, “Gad Guard” is a direct license from the Japanese rights holder for the series, in this case GDH, which is also the parent company of the show’s producer and a frequent partner […]

Toon Zone News and Marvel Animation Age Present Exclusive "Hulk vs." Clip

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2008
The Marvel Animation Age and Toon Zone News are proud to host this exclusive video clip from the upcoming Hulk vs. direct-to-video animated movie. The clip is from the “Hulk vs. Thor” segment of the movie, showing the green goliath’s first encounter with the forces of Asgard. Click the image to play (requires QuickTime): <!– […]

"My Santa" Makes Me Believe In Ho-Ho-Hotties

by Chad Boninon December 23, 2008
Santa is not just a big, fat, jolly man at the North Pole. There’s a Santa who lives in Japan. No, he doesn’t have any holiday spirit, but his birthday is December 24th, and he was named after Saint Nicholas. As he doesn’t believe in the Christmas Spirit, he’s part of the weakening of the […]

Koch Entertainment to Crop Fleischers’ "Gulliver’s Travels" on DVD and Blu-ray

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2008
Participants on the AV Science Forum have confirmed that Koch Entertainment’s upcoming release of the Fleischer Bros’ Gulliver’s Travels movie on DVD and Blu-ray will be given a 16×9 widescreen presentation, even though the original movie was made in a 4×3 aspect ratio. The resulting image will probably be either severely distorted or drastically cropped. […]

"Aria the Natural" Pt. 2 DVDs Coming March 24, 2009

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2008
Right Stuf’ Nozomi Entertainment has announced that the Aria the Natural Pt. 2 DVD set will be released on a 5-disc DVD set on March 24, 2009. The box will contain the second half of Aria season 2, following the teenaged Akari, Aika, and Alice as they try to become Neo-Venezia’s top gondoliers. The 13-episode […]