Newsarama Interviews Larry Kenney, Voice of "Thundercats" Lion-O

by Ed Liuon May 30, 2008
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed Larry Kenney, best known as the voice of Thundercats leader Lion-O. Kenney discusses how his career started on radio with Don Imus, how the decision to produce Thundercats in New York City led to his casting, and the moving letters he’s received from numerous fans of th show.

Toon Zone News Interview Series: "A Life in Voice Acting" with Bob Bergen (Part 1)

by Ed Liuon May 30, 2008
“A Life in Voice Acting” will be a semi-regular interview series at Toon Zone News, digging into the lives and techniques of the actors who primarily make their living providing voices for our favorite animated cartoon characters. As far back as he can remember, Bob Bergen wanted to be Porky Pig. However, rather than just […]

"Oban Star-Racers": Fun Adventure, Poor Racing

by Dukeon May 30, 2008
Racing has always been a tricky genre to animate. In video games it’s easy: all you have to do is get the racing part fast and furious and you’ve got a winner. Plot, characters, and backgrounds don’t really matter much in the end. But in animation, you need that stuff if the audience is to […]

Filmation DC Super Heroes Cartoons Coming to DVD August 12, 2008

by Ed Liuon May 29, 2008
Warner Home Video has issued a press release with details on the DC Super Heroes: The Filmation Adventures 2-disc DVD set, scheduled for release on August 12, 2008. The set will contain 18 classic cartoons from the 1960’s produced by Filmation Studios and starring the Justice League of America and the Teen Titans. The DVD […]

PR: "DC Super Heroes: The Filmation Adventures" on August 12, 2008

by Ed Liuon May 29, 2008
LOU SCHEIMER’S LEGACY MAKES A TRIUMPHANT RETURN WHEN WARNER HOME VIDEO RELEASES DC SUPER HEROES: THE FILMATION ADVENTURES ON AUGUST 12, 2008! 2-Disc Collector Set with 18 Cartoons of DC’s Legendary Heroes For the First Time Ever on DVD BURBANK, CA (May 28, 2008) – Warner Home Video (WHV) and DC Comics revive some of […]

"Emma: A Victorian Romance" Site Goes Live

by Ed Liuon May 29, 2008
Right Stuf and Nozomi Entertainment have launched the official website for their upcoming series Emma: A Victorian Romance at The site hosts a new trailer, an introduction to the series and the original manga, a Q&A with manga creator Kaoru Mori, and a contest held in conjunction with CMX Manga for high-quality replica artwork […]

PR: RightStuf and Nozomi Launch Official Site for "Emma: A Victorian Romance"

by Ed Liuon May 29, 2008
RIGHT STUF & NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Launch Official Site for EMMA: A VICTORIAN ROMANCE – New trailer, plus contest to win Kaoru Mori artwork reproduction in advance of Season 1 DVD release on June 24, 2008 GRIMES, IA, May 28, 2008 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to […]

"Full Metal Panic (The Second Raid)": These Tin Men Are Solid Gold

by Maxie Zeuson May 29, 2008
There are, of course, a lot of silly people out there who think that anime consists of nothing but shows about poke-monster and giant fighting robots: one or the other, if not both at the same time. You and I know better, naturally. Or, you know better, probably. Me, I must carry a copy of […]

"Duckman" DVD Release Date Announced

by Classic Speedyon May 28, 2008
Following up on our story a few months ago that Duckman was getting a DVD release, CBS has announced the date for Duckman: Seasons One and Two. It will be released on 9/16/08 and will contain the thirteen episodes from season 1 and the nine from season 2. [Source: ]

"Avatar: The Last Airbender" The Complete Book 3 Announced

by Classic Speedyon May 28, 2008
The third season (aka Book 3: Fire) of Avatar: The Last Airbender will be released on 9/16/08. It has a running time of 8 hours 20 minutes, and will most likely be five DVDs. No other info is yet available. [Source: ]