The Black Hole at the End of "Glass Fleet"

by on May 11, 2008
Time for a pop quiz, kids! Kindly read the following line of dialogue, then choose the answer that best matches your response. Ready? Go: “Vetti! I figured it out! The part about the box that makes the two-headed eagle sleeping in the child of the stars!” (A) “Dude! Spoilers! I’ve been saving my pennies in […]

Time To Get Mushi: Goodbye to Ginko as "Mushi-Shi" Ends

by on May 10, 2008
As with everything great in life, it’s all about timing. In television, it’s about finding the balance between “too little” and “too much,” between bowing out too soon and going on too long. It seems like a lost art these days, but on rare occasions a show will get it right. And after 26 episodes, […]

Toon Zone Picks the Top 5 Iconic Cars of Animation

by Ed Liuon May 9, 2008
Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! To commemorate the double-header of the new Speed Racer cartoon on the Nicktoons network and the live-action movie by the Wachowski brothers, the staff of Toon Zone News has put together our list of the top iconic animated cars. We’ve limited our to 5 in honor of Speed Racer’s […]

"Trinity Blood": Vamping Vampires

by on May 9, 2008
There’s no use complaining that vampires today aren’t what they used to be. The days when they were just rat-faced reprobrates or metaphors for the degenerate central European aristocracy are long gone. Nowadays, pretty much any character type can be a vampire. Even Marge Simpson has sported fangs. You’d think this would be a good […]

"Innocent Venus" Innocent of Being Original

by on May 8, 2008
With more and more anime coming over to the US, it becomes more and more important that a series be highly original and run on all cylinders. Otherwise, we get rather generic titles that try to be awesome and original, but fall far short. Case in point: Innocent Venus. , but it’s not nearly as […]

Bandai Visual to Stream "Galaxy Angel Rune" and "Super Robot Wars OG"

by SB20xxon May 7, 2008
Bandai Visual plans to stream the first episodes of Galaxy Angel Rune and Super Robot Wars OG: Divine Wars for free on their website in a few weeks. Currently, Haruka‘s first episode is streaming, and there are plans to stream Shigofumi, Sola, and True Tears once those titles are no longer delayed. [Source: ]

"Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack" Premieres on Cartoon Network June 5, 2008

by Ed Liuon May 7, 2008
Cartoon Network’s newest animated series The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack will be premiering on June 5, 2008, at 8:30 PM (Eastern/Pacific). The series centers on young Flapjack, an impressionable young boy who lives in the mouth of a whale named Bubbie. Flapjack gains an insatiable thirst for adventure after rescuing an old pirate named Captain […]

PR: Oh Buoy! Cartoon Network to Premiere The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack

by on May 7, 2008
Cartoon Network invites kids to take a trip to the extraordinary sea village of Stormalong Harbor with a kooky, adventure-seeking kid named Flapjack as it premieres the original new animated series The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack on Thursday, June 5, at 8:30 p.m. (ET, PT). The comedy series is centered upon the lives of an […]

Updated: "Ben 10 Season Four" Coming in August

by on May 7, 2008
Warner Home Video will release Ben 10: Season 4 to DVD on August 5, the company said yesterday. The two-disc set will feature the episodes “Perfect Day”; “Divided We Stand”; “Don’t Drink the Water”; “Big Fat Alien Wedding”; “Ben Four Good Buddy”; “Ready to Rumble”; “Ken Ten”; “Goodbye and Good Riddance” and “Ben 10 Vs. […]

"Animalia" Coming to US DVD Market

by on May 7, 2008
Animalia: Welcome to the Kingdom, will be released to DVD in the US on September 23, World Screen reports. The DVD, which collects four episodes of the series based on Graeme Base book, will feature four episodes. It will be the first in a series of releases by PorchLight Home Entertainment, which recently picked up […]