Download the "Death Note" Trailer to Your Cell Phone at New York Comic-Con

by Maxie Zeuson February 15, 2007
VIZ Media will make two trailers for Death Note available for download to cell phones at the 2007 New York Comic-Con, the company said yesterday. VIZ says this is the first time the property has been made legally available to US audiences for download. To get the trailer, visitors to the Con should go to […]

Character Designer Yoshikazu Yasuhiko Speaks

by Grant Whiteon February 15, 2007
ComiPress has published a translation of a recent interview with character designer Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, Gunota Headlines reports. Yasuhiko is famous for his character designs of various anime series including the original Mobile Suit Gundam, which he is currently retelling in the ongoing Gundam: The Origin manga.

"Avatar" Season 2, Volume 3 Coming May 22, 2007

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2007 is noting that volume 3 of season 2 of Avatar the Last Airbender is scheduled for release on May 22, 2007. As with volumes 1 and 2, the DVD will be packaged with an exclusive mini-comics. The disc will include episodes 211 (“The Desert”) through 215 (“Tales of Ba Sing Se”).

"Voltron: Volume 3" Pushed Back (Updated 2/15)

by Dan Collinson February 15, 2007 reports that Media Blasters has pushed back Voltron: Defender of the Universe – Collection 3: Green Lion from February 27th to May. No word on why the date changed or on a new specific date. Stay tuned for further details. Updated 2/15: reports that Voltron: Defender of the Universe – Collection 3: Green […]

A Note of Recognition for: Filmation’s "Star Trek" Animators

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2007
There are a lot of fond childhood memories surrounding the assorted products of Filmation Studios, but it’s pretty safe to say that none of them involve shockingly high production values. This becomes painfully evident when watching the recently released Star Trek: The Animated Series boxed set. Watching the first few episodes, the animation is almost […]

"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.