Nicktoons Network Debuts "Domo-kun" Shorts

by Ed Liuon October 24, 2008
Nicktoons Network has begun airing the first official Domo-kun short films imported from Japan, launching the new shorts in a variety of international markets. The fuzzy brown title character is the mascot of Japan’s NHK broadcast network, and named himself after the first word he heard on TV, which is usually translated as “thank you” […]

Toon Zone Interviews Don Hahn on "The Alchemy of Animation"

by Ed Liuon October 24, 2008
Most animation fans know that Disney experienced a resurrection in its animated feature films starting in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, with The Little Mermaid in the vanguard, followed closely by the Oscar-nominated Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and The Lion King. What two of those four movies have in common is veteran producer […]

"Great Teacher Onizuka": School Daze

by Weathermanon October 24, 2008
So, high school. Well, that about sums it up. Okay, not really. Picture the worst high school class ever. The students are rude, stupid, or both. They have no respect for teachers or for each other. Toss in possibly the most under-qualified teacher ever: a loud, boozing, possibly learning-disabled womanizer and smoker who barely graduated […]

PR: Nicktoons Network and Big Tent Entertainment Announce US TV Debut of Domo-kun

by Ed Liuon October 23, 2008
NICKTOONS NETWORK AND BIG TENT ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE U.S. TELEVISION DEBUT OF SHORTFORM SERIES STARRING JAPANESE VIRAL SENSATION Domo 26×2 Minute Animated Shorts Feature Domo and Friends New York, NY, October 23, 2008 – Nicktoons Network, the fastest-growing kids’ network, and branded entertainment company Big Tent Entertainment announce the U.S. broadcast debut of the first official […]

Newsarama Interviews Dwayne McDuffie on "Ben 10: Alien Force"

by Ed Liuon October 23, 2008
Newsarama has interviewed Dwayne McDuffie, executive producer of Ben 10: Alien Force, about the new season of the show. Topics discussed include how McDuffie ended up on the show, some of the over-arching plot elements of the season, the fate of Max Tennyson and why, how to annoy a Cartoon Network PR person, the inspiration […]

Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment Releases "Toward the Terra" Movie Trailer

by Ed Liuon October 23, 2008
Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment has released the trailer for the Toward the Terra movie, at The movie is scheduled for release on DVD on November 25, 2008, and is the forerunner to the Toward the Terra anime TV series. For full details, read the press release here.

Disney Releases Streaming Video Clips from "Tinker Bell" DTV

by Ed Liuon October 23, 2008
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has made several streaming video clips available from the upcoming direct-to-video movie Tinker Bell: Trailer Pixie Dust Tree (bonus) Fairies Venture to the Mainland (deleted scene) Designing the Clothes (bonus) Missing in Action (film) Tink’s Inventions (film) Tinker Bell will be released on DVD and Blu-ray disc on October 28, […]

"Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicles": The Reservoir Is Dry

by Chad Boninon October 23, 2008
Princess Sakura of the Clow Kingdom still lacks her memories of her friends, family, and past. Her childhood friend, Syaoran, along with Wolverine/Piccolo rip-off Kurogane and “could have been a girl” magician Fay, are universe-tripping in an effort to get back her memories, which have been turned into feathers. Syaoran knows it’s all for nought, […]

PR: Nozomi Entertainment Unveils Trailer for Remastered "Toward the Terra" Movie

by Ed Liuon October 23, 2008
RIGHT STUF’S NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Unveils Trailer for the Remastered TOWARD THE TERRA Movie at terra.rightstuf.comFirst North American DVD release of film scheduled for November 25, 2008 GRIMES, IA, October 22, 2008 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to unveil the trailer and newly refreshed Web site for the […]

Exclusive "Marvel Animation" Trailer Images at Marvel Animation Age

by Ed Liuon October 22, 2008
The Marvel Animation Age has several exclusive screenshots from the “Marvel Animation” trailer, which is viewable on The Incredible Hulk DVD and Blu-ray discs released on October 21, 2008. The trailer includes clips from several upcoming Marvel animated titles, including Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow, Wolverine and The X-Men, Hulk Versus, Iron Man: Armored Adventures, […]