New "Pink Panther" Series Coming to Cartoon Network in 2009

by Ed Liuon October 12, 2008
Cartoon Network and MGM Worldwide Television will be producing a new Pink Panther 26-episode half-hour television series scheduled to premiere in Fall 2009. The series will feature “a rambunctious teenager who, along with his friends, gets into all sorts of mischievous capers and hilarious escapades,” as well as revamped versions of Ant and Aardvark and […]

PR: RightStuf’s Anime Today Previews "Moribito"

by Ed Liuon October 12, 2008
Right Stuf’s ANIME TODAY Previews MORIBITO with Media Blasters’ Merideth Mulroney Ketchup Mania, Code Geass, reviews, contests & more in episode 77! GRIMES, IA, October 10, 2008 – Anime producer and mega-online anime retailer Right Stuf, Inc. is pleased to welcome Merideth Mulroney, Media Blasters’ senior graphic designer, to episode 77 of ANIME TODAY. An […]

PR: New York Comic Con Registration is Live on Website

by Ed Liuon October 12, 2008
NEW YORK COMIC CON REGISTRATION IS LIVE ON WEBSITE!! Next Show is 118 Days Away (“but who’s counting??”) Norwalk, CT, October 10, 2008: Officials at New York Comic Con have today announced that registration for the next show, which will take place February 6 – 8 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York […]

ADV Films Announces New December Titles Including "Nurse Witch Komugi" Collection

by Classic Speedyon October 11, 2008
The animated DVD releases from ADV in December are as follows: * Area 88 TV Series Collection: 12/30/08 – $39.98 * My Beautiful Girl Mari/A Tree of Palme Double Pack: 12/9/08 – $26.99 * Nadia TV Series Collection 2: 12/16/08 – $49.98 * Nanaka 6/17 Collection: 12/23/08 – $39.98 * Neo Ranga Collection (Re-issue): 12/2/08 […]

"The Pink Panther" Ultimate Collection Coming in November

by Classic Speedyon October 10, 2008
MGM is planning a 11/25/08 release of The Pink Panther Ultimate Collection, which will contain the live action Inspector Clouseau films (including the 2006 film starring Steve Martin), as well as all nine volumes of the animated theatrical shorts, of which there are 190 total. The animated volumes not only include The Pink Panther series […]

Nickelodeon Announces Halloween Themed "Shocktober" for October 2008

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2008
Nickelodeon has announced a series of specials and Halloween-themed episodes to run on Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Nicktoons Network, and NOGGIN from October 25-31, 2008. Shows getting new episode premieres include Go, Diego, Go!, Ni Hao, Kai-lan, Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!, Three Delivery, The Mighty B!, and El Tigre. For full details on programming and scheduling, read […]

Briefly: CN’s "Tiger’s Apprentice;" Chinese Prefer Anime; Legal Anime On-line

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2008
* Cartoon Network has announced Tiger’s Apprentice, the newest live-action/CGI hybrid movie to air in 2010. [Press Release] * While attendance was good at the Shanghai Comics and Animation Festival, the state-run CCTV news service reports that domestically made Chinese animation is still not as popular as imported Japanese cartoons. * The Honolulu Star Bulletin […]

PR: Nickelodeon’s "Shocktober" Treats Kids to Spooky New Thrills On-Air and Online

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2008
NICKELODEON’S “SHOCKTOBER” TREATS KIDS TO SPOOKY NEW THRILLS AND FRIGHTFUL FAVES ON-AIR AND ONLINE Nick’s “Shocktober” to Feature Chill-Filled Programming Marathons and Premiere of a Brand-New The Mighty B! Nick Jr. to Premiere New Halloween-Themed Episodes of Preschool Favorites Go, Diego, Go!, Ni Hao, Kai-lan, And Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! **Art and Screeners Available Upon Request […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New December Titles Including "Ghost Slayers Ayashi"

by Classic Speedyon October 9, 2008
Ghost Slayers Ayashi makes its North American DVD debut on 12/2/08. It will be released in a partial season set for $39.98 (or $64.98 for a limited edition w/artbox). Clamp School Detectives also makes its debut on the same date; the complete collection is priced at $49.98. Further volumes of the following are also coming […]

"Batman: Black and White" and "Superman: Red Son" to Get Motion Comics Treatment

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2008
DC Comics has announced that Batman: Black and White and Superman: Red Son will be turned into “Motion Comics,” which lightly animate the comic book material and add voice-overs, music, and sound-effects. They will join Watchmen and Batman: Mad Love and will be available on iTunes, Amazon Unbox, Xbox Live, and the Sony PlayStation Store, […]