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"Tak" Tries Leap from Videogame to TV Screen

An article in the New York Times covers the deal between Nickelodeon and THQ to co-develop Tak the jungle boy as a videogame and animated television property (registration required). The recently released Tak: The Great Juju Challenge is the third in the videogame series, while an animated pilot for a TV show is currently in […]

"Batman Begins": Scarecrow Stole My Extras

In what may arguably be the best superhero film of 2005 (then again, with Fantastic Four being the only other real “superhero” movie, that’s not saying much), Batman Begins thrilled critics, wowed audiences and gave fans of the big, bad Bat what they wanted in a film. As it turns out, what the fans wanted […]

Nickelodeon Announces Halloween Programming

Nickelodeon has announced their Halloween programming plans for this year. PR Newswire has details.

"The Simpsons: The Complete Seventh Season" Officially Announced

Fox has officially announced the seventh season of The Simpsons on DVD, confirming rumors that it would get a release before the 2005 holiday season. Though a list of commentaries and box art are not yet available, they will likely be revealed soon. TVShowsOnDVD has more.

'Family Guy' Premiere Party on G4

The Monday 10.03.05 episode of G4′s Attack of the Show will feature a segment on the premiere party for the new Family Guy DVD: Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, with creator/voice actor Seth MacFarlane and guest celebrities. Episode airs at 7:00pm, and repeats Tuesday, October 4, at 1:00am and 12:00pm. [All times EST.]

"The Legend of Zelda" Comes to DVD

Shout! Factory and DIC Entertainment are bringing the complete animated series The Legend Of Zelda to DVD on October 18. The three-disc set will include all thirteen episodes of the series spawned from the 1980s Nintendo video game. Bonus features will include two games, a downloadable character sketch gallery, and selected original live-action segments from […]

"Jubei-chan 2" Vol. 2 Continues Being Awesome

It’s amazing that Jubei-chan never made it to television. It features cool swordfights, fun characters, cute girls, entertaining stories, and no blood whatsoever. True, it doesn’t have bright colors, but most of the content is suitable for Toonami, and that block has aired tons of short series in its history. Well, Jubei-chan‘s excellence is not […]

"Jubei-chan 2" Vol. 1: The Ninja Girl Returns

The original Jubei-chan the Ninja Girl was damned by its title. Every time I saw it being pushed somewhere I assumed it was one the same old corny, pointless magical girl shows. When I finally did see it, I realized how wrong I was. It’s pointless, but in a truly unhinged, hilarious way. So when […]

"Ultimate Avengers" DTV, Comic Industry News at WizardWorld Boston

At the WizardWorld Boston comic convention held over the weekend, Greg Johnson and Craig Kyle gave new details on the Ultimate Avengers direct-to-video movie scheduled for release in February 2006 and about sequels and future animated DTV projects. Among other topics, the two stated which characters will be in the movie and that Frank Paur […]

"Baki the Grappler" Vol. 2: In a World Without Steroid Tests...

There aren’t too many super-muscled beat-’em-up anime nowadays. Fans had Fist of the North Star and that was about it, almost everything else that came over to the States wasn’t worth the time. Well, FUNimation’s aiming to take down Fist using the most muscular 13-year-old ever seen. After going through some grueling training the past […]

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