Looking back, I see growing up in the UK in the 1980s as a uniquely soulless experience. When I was eight, my favourite drink was Coca-Cola, my favourite treat on a day out was a visit to McDonalds, and my favourite cartoon action hero was a guy designed solely to sell plastic action figures. (If […]
ADV has informed retailers that they will be ceasing production of their Newtype USA magazine as of February 2008. It is unclear if they mean the February issue or the March issue that would be shipping in February. Newtype USA had been published by ADV since November of 2002. Toon Zone News will be following […]
Fox has announced that the third volume of American Dad will be released on 4/15/08 for $39.98. Episodes included: -Bush Comes to Dinner -American Dream Factory -A.T. The Abusive Terrestrial -Black Mystery Month -An Apocalypse to Remember -Four Little Words -When a Stan Loves a Woman -I Can’t Stan You -The Magnificent Steven -Joint Custody […]
GhibliWorld.com has published Cartoon Brew about how Studio Ghibli, and specifically the work of director Hayao Miyazaki, has affected the films made by Pixar Animation Studios. Casarosa discusses how he discovered Miyazaki, how Miyazaki’s films have affected his work personally and the work of the studio, the differences between American and Japanese animated movie production, […]
Due to an error at their DVD duplicator, Bandai Entertainment has recalled Gundam Seed Destiny #12, Eureka 7 # 11, Flag #2 and My-Otome #4. The DVDs have already been replaced at retail stores. Starting on January 17th, Bandai Entertainment will have a link on their website for people who already purchased the defective discs […]
Do you realize that it’s been over ten years since Dragonball Z first aired on American TV? That it’s been almost twenty since it premiered in Japan? And yet, it lives on. Dozens of single DVDs, lots of movies, a successful video game franchise, a live-action movie that is kind-of/sort-of being made. And now we […]
The New York Anime Festival has read the press release here in conjunction with RightStuf.com. Limited edition merchandise with the NYAF 2007 logo is available now, including t-shirts, sake sets, plushies, and calendars. For full details, read the press release here.
Canada’s Corus Kids Television has announced scheduling details for the YTV and Treehouse networks for the month of February, which will highlight “Ghostly Encounters, Time Travel, Love, and Oscar®.” Special programming highlights include two Peanuts cartoons on February 14, 2008; special “time travel” themed episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants, Jimmy Neutron, The Fairly OddParents, and Danny […]
Adult Swim has announced that Aqua Teen Hunger Force will debut its new season on January 20, 2008, with two episodes starting at 11:45 PM (Eastern/Pacific). A third new episode will debut the following week. For episode synopses and more information delivered with typical Aqua Teen insolence, read the press release here.
NEW YORK ANIME FESTIVAL STORE ONLINE NYAF PARTNERS WITH RIGHTSTUF.COM TO LAUNCH ONLINE STORE Norwalk, CT, January 10, 2008: The New York Anime Festival (NYAF) today debuted its Official Online Store located at RightStuf.com, the world’s leading online anime specialty shop. The New York Anime Festival produced a selection of limited-edition merchandise — T-Shirts, Plushies, […]