Stan Lee Teams with Gonzo Parent Company for "Quartz" Anime

by Ed Liuon August 11, 2008
Anime News Network is reporting that comic book icon Stan Lee will be developing a new anime series called Quartz with GDH, the parent company that owns Studio GONZO. The project is the third collaboration between Lee and Japanese media companies, joining the Ultimo manga and the Hero Man animated TV series. (via TZ member […]

"Solty Rei: The Complete Series" – When Clashing Clichés Crash and Burn

by Ed Liuon August 11, 2008
Friction is what results when two forces moving in opposite directions come into contact. With careful coaxing, friction can generate heat and sparks, and make a fire that spreads warmth and light. Badly handled, though, friction just causes both forces to come grinding to a screeching halt. Creative friction results when one tries to coax […]

"Code Geass" to Continue on Adult Swim

by Weathermanon August 9, 2008
Today at Otakon 2008, a representative for Bandai Entertainment confirmed at that Code Geass will be continuing through R2 on Adult Swim. Bandai Entertainment will also be having a licensing announcement later on in the evening.

Brad Swaile to be Featured Guest at NY Anime Fest 2008

by Ed Liuon August 8, 2008
The New York Anime Festival 2008 will host voice actor Brad Swaile (Gundam 00, Death Note, Black Lagoon) as a Featured Guest. The New York Anime Festival will be held from September 26-28, 2008, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. For more details, read the press release here.

PR: Brad Swaile to Appear at the New York Anime Fest

by Ed Liuon August 8, 2008
BRAD SWAILE TO APPEAR AT THE NEW YORK ANIME FEST STAR OF GUNDAM 00 AND DEATH NOTE COMES TO NYC Norwalk, CT, August 8, 2008: The New York Anime Festival (NYAF) today announced voice actor Brad Swaile will attend its 2008 event as a Featured Guest. The New York Anime Festival, an anime, manga, and […]

"Flinstones" and "Yogi" Movies Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson August 8, 2008 reports that Warner will release the animated movies The Man Called Flintstone and Hey There, It’s Yogi Bear! on DVD on Decmeber 2nd. The Man Called Flintstone features Fred posing as a secret agent saving the world from the Green Goose. The movie features the voices of Alan Reed as Fred, Mel Blanc as […]

"Transformers Cybertron" Best Transformers in a Decade

by Dukeon August 8, 2008
Way back in the mid-to-late 90’s, Hasbro decided to make Beast Wars: Transformers to try and save the dying franchise. Well, it worked, largely because the series ended up kicking ass and taking names, especially in its second season. However, since then we’ve had a crapshoot of Transformers series that failed to overtake the highly-rated […]

Toon Disney to Become Disney XD in February 2009 to Snare Boys 6-14

by Ed Liuon August 7, 2008
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Disney will be rebranding it’s Toon Disney cable network as Disney XD (free registration required). The move is part of an effort to build a bigger audience in the boys 6-14 demographic, who have tended towards Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network. The new network will feature a mix of […]

"Metalocalypse: Season Two" to DVD on December 2, 2008

by Ed Liuon August 7, 2008
Warner Home Video has announced that Adult Swim’s Metalocalypse: Season Two will be released on December 2, 2008. The 2-disc set will include 18 episodes and carry a suggested retail price of $29.98. The episodes on the disc will be: 1 DETHECUTION 2 DETHLESSONS 3 DETHVENGANCE 4 DETHDOUBLE 5 DETHFASION 6 CLEANZO 7 DETHWEDDING 8 […]

Time Magazine Examines Islamic Superheroes "The 99"

by Ed Liuon August 7, 2008
Time magazine has taken a look at the Islamic superhero team comic book The 99, which takes Islamic mythology to create 99 heroes, each of whom personifies one of the 99 traits that the Koran attributes to Allah. The comic is the brainchild of Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa, and the title has been successful enough in […]