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"Animaniacs" Vol. 2 on DVD: Wakkorotti and WHV Belch Out Another Great Set

by Bird Boyon December 3, 2006
Not only did the first Animaniacs volume come out to extreme praise (by me, at least), but it was also one of the fastest selling animation DVD sets that Warner Home Video ever put out. With well over half of the product sold in the first week alone, both of the first volumes of Animaniacs […]

"King of Fighters Another Day": Maximum Action, Minimum Plot

by Dr. Daedaluson December 2, 2006
King of Fighters: Another Day is an original net animation (or ONA) that Production I.G. made to coincide with the release of King of Fighters: Maximum Impact 2 (known as King of Fighters 2006 in the U.S.) While it’s not getting an official U.S. release, many R1 copies are being shipped with King of Fighters […]

Jackson Publick Reveals Early Details On New "Venture Bros." DVDs

by Grant Whiteon December 1, 2006
As reported by Heidi MacDonald’s ‘The Beat,’ Venture Bros. creator Jackson Publick has revealed details on the show’s second season DVD set via his LiveJournal. The set, currently scheduled for release on April 17, 2007, will contain commentaries and deleted scenes along with other extras.

Toon Zone Was There: Anime USA Overview

by Weathermanon November 30, 2006
For anyone asking what Anime USA is, it’s an anime convention. To be a little more direct to the point, Anime USA is an anime convention now in its 7th year held in Northern Virginia–as of late in the Sheraton Premiere Tyson’s Corner. For a convention that started with about 75 non-staff people, Anime USA […]

Shirley Walker 1945 - 2006

by Ed Liuon November 30, 2006
The SoundtrackNet website is reporting that composer Shirley Walker has passed away at the age of 61 due to a brain aneurysm. Walker provided the music for Batman the Animated Series, Superman the Animated Series, The Zeta Project, the HBO Spawn series, and Batman Beyond. She also was a composer for the live-action Flash series, […]

"Dungeons & Dragons: The Complete Animated Series" DVD Box Set Rolls a 20

by Kyle Popeon November 30, 2006
The Joy. The Memories. Oh to be holding this box set in my hands. I was and still am a huge fan of this show, and finally after all these years, it has been compiled into a DVD box set and what a box set it is. Writing this review will be a pleasure. First […]

Director Carlos Saldanha on "Ice Age 2"

by Ed Liuon November 29, 2006
The current Animated Shorts column at Newsarama.com is headlined by a feature story speaking to director Carlos Saldanha about Ice Age 2: The Meltdown, which has just been released on DVD. Among other topics, Saldanha discusses the casting of Queen Latifah as new female mammoth Ellie, the creation of the “Fire Dance” sequence, and the […]

Marvel Posts "Invincible Iron Man" Trailer and Screenshots

by Ed Liuon November 29, 2006
Marvel has posted a trailer and several screenshots of the Invincible Iron Man direct-to-video movie coming in January, 2007. The trailer is in Flash format. (via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)

"Law of Ueki": A Gift from the Sky and I Wanna Return It

by Dukeon November 29, 2006
If there’s one thing that hasn’t been represented well in animation, it’s recycling. Sure, there was Captain Planet, and a bunch of anime have recycling jokes sprinkled here and there. But recycling as a main plot point? I guess that’s where The Law of Ueki comes into play. As Ueki continues his pursuit of making […]

Clamp Profiled in NY Times

by Ed Liuon November 28, 2006
The New York Times has profiled Clamp, the Japanese four-woman manga studio that has produced some of manga and anime’s biggest recent hits, including Cardcaptor Sakura, Chobits, and Tsubasa (registration required). The article examines the studio’s manga output, the differences between the American and Japanese comic system, and why there seem to be more women […]