AnimeUSA Leaves Weatherman Feeling All Patriotic

by Weathermanon October 17, 2008
USA! USA! USA! USA! Patriotic for Japan, but patriotism’s patriotism, right? Rising from the depths of the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Virginia, AnimeUSA brings out the best, the worst and the weirdest in the local population for three days of mirth, merriment and more than occasional bit of debauchery and bacchanalia. For anyone familiar with […]

PR: Anime Network Now Available on iPhone and iPod Touch with Free vSNAX Videos App

by Ed Liuon October 17, 2008
Anime Network Now Available on iPhone and iPod Touch with Free vSNAX Videos App HOUSTON, TX — October 17, 2008 — The best shows from Anime Network, America’s #1 Anime Channel, are now available on the Anime channel of vSNAX Videos, a free app for the Apple iPhone and iPod touch. vSNAX is the destination […]

Anime Network Series Reach iPhone and iPod Touch

by MonkeyFunkon October 17, 2008
Series from Anime Network – including Azumanga Daioh, Saiyuki and Mythical Detective Loki – are now available on iPhone and iPod Touch via the free application vSNAX videos. For full details, read the press release here.

"Sleeping Beauty" Platinum Edition is One Dream of a DVD

by Ed Liuon October 17, 2008
In our modern and cynical times, is there any room for a product of a simpler era like Disney’s Sleeping Beauty? Its detractors will say that its lead, Princess Aurora, is the ultimate passive female heroine who has absolutely no influence on her own fate, and that both she and her destined-to-be beau, Prince Phillip, […]

TELETOON Announces Spooky Shows this Halloween

by Ed Liuon October 16, 2008
TELETOON has announced its Halloween-themed special programming, starting in the back-half of October. Highlights include screenings of The Batman vs. Dracula, the Canadian premiere of Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King, and Halloween-themed episodes of favorites like Wayside and Bugs Bunny. For full details and times, read the press release here.

"WhoBob WhatPants?" Draws Top Ratings; Launches "Find SpongeBob" Game

by Ed Liuon October 16, 2008
The Hollywood Reporter states that the latest SpongeBob SquarePants special WhoBob WhatPants? drew top ratings on its premiere this past Monday night, drawing 7.7 million total viewers and coming in second only to ESPN’s Monday Night Football. Nickelodeon has also launched a special SpongeBob Square Pants’ Lost & Found My Prizes Game in conjunction with […]

"Dora Saves the Snow Princess" to Debut on Nickelodeon on November 3, 2008

by Ed Liuon October 16, 2008
Nickelodeon has announced the broadcast debut the hour-long Dora the Explorer movie Dora Saves the Snow Princess on November 3, 2008, at 8:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). The story involves Dora and her friends helping La Princesa Sabrina, the Snow Princess, from a wicked witch who wants to melt the Snow Princess’ forest. Sneak peeks will be […]

DVD News Roundup: "Aria the Natural" and "Scooby-Doo: Where Are You" V.1 in Jan ’09

by Ed Liuon October 16, 2008
* RightStuf’s Nozomi Entertainment has announced that Aria the Natural Part 1 will be released on January 27, 2009. The 4-disc set follows Aria the Animation, and will contain 13 episodes with a suggested retail price of $49.99. A release date for part 2 of Aria the Natural will be announced in early 2009. [Press […]

PR: Special Spooky Shows on Teletoon This Halloween

by Ed Liuon October 16, 2008
SPECIAL SPOOKY SHOWS ON TELETOON THIS HALLOWEEN Toronto – TELETOON gets into the spooky spirit of the season with zombies, goblins and vampires as scary specials air right-up until Halloween. Terrifying treats also come to with selection of spooky games featuring 6TEEN and The Zimmer Twins. See release for more information. TELETOON Halloween […]

Production IG Producing Animated Feature Film on Miyamoto Musashi

by Ed Liuon October 16, 2008
Variety is reporting that Production IG has begun work on an animated feature film based on the life of Miyamoto Musashi, legendary samurai and author of the classic of military strategy The Book of Five Rings. The film is titled Miyamoto Musashi: Soken ni haseru yume (Musashi Miyamoto: Dream of Riding With Two Swords), with […]