Hunter X Hunter will make its U.S. debut with the first box set on 12/9/08 for $49.98. Viz plans to release the sixth season of Inu-Yasha on 12/2/08 in both regular ($99.98) and deluxe editions with a watch ($119.98). Speaking of boxes, Naruto will also be getting a December release, with the 11th uncut box […]
Bender’s Game, the third Futurama direct-to-video film, will be released on 11/4/08 for both DVD ($29.98) and Blu-ray ($39.98). Special features include a commentary track, a storyboard animatic, Futurama Genetics Lab, Dungeons & Dragons & Futurama featurette, How to Draw Futurama in 83 Easy Steps, 3D models featurette, a deleted scene, bloopers, Bender’s Anti-Piracy warning, […]
Karaterice and the New York Anime Festival has issued a press release trumpeting the Far East to East Showcase (FETES), a music festival that will bring together six musicians from Asia and the East Coast during this year’s New York Anime Festival on Saturday, September 27. The musicians hosted will be BakuBeni, Echostream, Falsies on […]
Worlds Finest Online has posted a downloadable version of the trailer to the Wonder Woman direct-to-video movie, which was aired for attendees at last month’s San Diego Comic-Con.
In conjunction with Warner Brothers Animation, Toon Zone got the chance to interview the talent behind the upcoming Batman: The Brave and the Bold TV series. Andrea Romano’s resume could double as a list of some the best television animation since the late 1980’s. Since she joined a breakaway group of Hanna-Barbera animators who were […]
KARATERICE & THE NY ANIME FESTIVAL PRESENT THE FAR EAST TO EAST SHOWCASE SIX ASIAN BANDS TO PLAY TOGETHER AT THE KNITTING FACTORY New York, NY, August 4, 2008: Karaterice and the New York Anime Festival (NYAF) today announced the Far East To East Showcase (FETES), a night of innovative music that brings together six […]
The Los Angeles Times has taken a look at Disney’s big push to make the Disney Fairies into a franchise to challenge their wildly successful Disney Princesses line, with Tinker Bell leading the charge (free registration required). According to the article, Disney made $800 million in retail sales of Tinker Bell merchandise last year (vs. […]
After a brief lull, it seems the mecha genre is trying for a resurgence here in America. The Gundam blitz is as prolific as ever, Code Geass is beginning to ramp up support, and Gurren Lagann is just around the corner. Unfortunately, all of those have television deals, while the cheesy but awesome Aquarion gets […]
Every Saturday and Sunday in August, Canada’s TELETOON will premiere a new episode of their new daytime shows at 8:30 PM (Eastern/Pacific), with the episode available for viewing on the Flash Forward microsite on teletoon.com to watch the episode for one week after its premiere. Debuting shows include World of Quest, Out of Jimmy’s Head, […]
TVShowsOnDVD is reporting that the first DVD of Cartoon Network’s new show Chowder will be shipping on November 4, 2008. The disc will contain 10 episodes and with a suggested retail price of $14.98.