"Utawarerumono" Vol. 1: Trouble in the Forest

by Dr. Daedaluson February 15, 2007
You might be browsing your anime section at a local Suncoast or Best Buy and think to yourself, “Hmmm, what’s this show about? All I see is a skull mask on a grass background.” Indeed, Utawarerumono has one of the most unorthodox covers in animedom. This unusual cover is a clever marketing gimmick that might […]

Mastering His Craft: Frank Paur Talks ‘The Invincible Iron Man’

by Stuon February 14, 2007
Chances are if you’re looking at this interview, you’re more than aware of who Frank Paur is. He has served in a variety of roles in his illustrious career in animation and working on the likes of Batman: The Animated Series, Spawn and Men In Black: The Animated Series. The Marvel Animation Age teamed up […]

PR: Montreal Museum Of Fine Arts "Once Upon A Time Walt Disney" Public Programming

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2007
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts has developed an array of public and family programs to be held in conjunction with Once Upon a Time Walt Disney: The Sources of Inspiration for the Disney Studios, on view at the Museum March 8 – June 24, 2007. In addition, the Cinémathèque québécoise marks the exhibition with […]

1,600+ Pre-Orders for "The Last Unicorn;" 35,000 Sales in 1st Week

by Ed Liuon February 14, 2007
According to the latest “Phoenix” newsletter, more than 1,600 pre-orders for The Last Unicorn 25th Anniversary DVD edition came in directly to the Conlan Press website. The response has temporarily overwhelmed author Peter S. Beagle and the staff, who were expecting approximately 300 pre-orders before the DVD’s February 6 release date. The needs to fulfill […]

"Voltron" Vol. 3 Delayed Until May

by Lord Dalekon February 14, 2007
The third DVD collection of Voltron: Guardian of the Universe, originally slated for release on February 27, has now been rescheduled for early May, reports. May 8 is now believed to be the new launch date.

"Cat Soup" Gets New Release, New Price

by Maxie Zeuson February 14, 2007
Central Park Media will re-release and re-price its Cat Soup Collector’s Series Edition DVD this April, the company said yesterday. The special collection will hit stores on April 24 with a suggested retail price of $14.95. DVD extras will include a director’s commentary, director interview, trailer, art gallery, and previews. It will also include a […]

New Eps of "Max & Ruby" Coming in April

by Maxie Zeuson February 14, 2007
Max & Ruby will mark Easter with the debut of new episodes and the release of new merchandise, producer Nelvana Enterprises announced earlier this week. In addition, the company says that a large-format traveling stage show based on the series will begin touring in the fall of 2007. New Max & Ruby episodes will begin […]

Viz Announces New May Titles

by Dr. Daedaluson February 13, 2007
Naruto‘s third uncut box set will be released on 5/29/07 in both regular ($49.98) and special editions ($69.98). In addition, further volumes of the following are expected in May: * Bleach vol. 4: 5/29/07 – 100 min. * Hikaru No Go vol. 8: 5/29/07 – 100 min. * Naruto vol. 12: 5/29/07 – 100 min. […]

Bandai Visual Announces "Gunbuster" Sweepstakes

by Grant Whiteon February 13, 2007
Bandai Visual USA has announced a promotional Gunbuster sweepstakes, with a star prize of a trip to Japan. Runner-ups will receive a selection of Gunbuster merchandise. In addition, Bandai Visual will also be offering a limited edition Gunbuster ‘trailer manga card’ by famed Japanese artist Haruhiko Mikimoto. The card will be available via a survey […]

PR: Disney-ABC Television Group Announces 2007-08 Kids Programming Lineup

by Zeddon February 13, 2007
Disney Channel: DISNEY-ABC TELEVISION GROUP ANNOUNCES 2007-08 KIDS PROGRAMMING LINEUP Following a year of record-breaking ratings and chart-topping music success combined with a celebrated kid-driven, family inclusive, parent-approved brand affinity, Disney-ABC Television Group unveiled its kids’ programming slate for the 2007-08 television season. Gary Marsh, president, Entertainment, Disney Channel Worldwide, and Tricia Wilber, executive vice […]