Viz acquires Honey and Clover

by Matt Hazudaon April 18, 2007
At the MIPTV conference in Paris, France this week, Viz Media has announced that they have licensed 26 episodes of Honey and Clover. Viz’s press release provides the following information on the series’ storyline HONEY AND CLOVER, is a funny and sad story where unrequited love finds its beginning in two love triangles… College life […]

Shoujo Beat to cary excerpt of "Princess Knight" by Osamu Tezuka

by Weathermanon April 18, 2007
Publishers Weekly has posted an interview with editor-in-chief of Shoujo Beat Marc Weidenbaum. In it Marc reveals that the July 2007 issue of Shoujo Beat will contain a 25 page excerpt of Princess Knight by Osamu Tezuka. Princess Knight is considered by many to be the first shoujo manga title ever. This will mark the […]

"Appleseed" sequel to premiere in theatres in Japan in Fall 2007

by Weathermanon April 18, 2007
The official SEGA website for the Appleseed EX game for the Playstation 2 has posted news that the sequel to Appleseed, Appleseed EX will be released to theatres in japan in the fall of 2007. The film will be produced by John Woo and directed by Shinji Aramaki. [source]

Final Volume of "A Pup Named Scooby-Doo" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson April 18, 2007 reports that the 7th and final volume of A Pup Named Scooby-Doo will be out on DVD August 14th. Episodes include “The Mayhem of the Moving Mollusk”, “The Were-Doo of Doo Manor”, and a trilogy of short episodes; “Catcher in the Sly”, “The Ghost of Mrs. Shushman”, and “The Wrath of Wait-Ro”.

"The Venture Bros. Season 2": Go Team Venture!

by Bird Boyon April 18, 2007
I don’t watch many Adult Swim shows: Robot Chicken, The Boondocks, and, my personal favorite and the focus of this review, Venture Bros. Few cartoons past Futurama have made me genuinely laugh the way Venture Bros. has (and continues to do). The torrent of potty and genitalia jokes also doesn’t hurt either. For the uninformed, […]

PR: VIZ Media Presents Exciting Properties at 2007 MIPTV

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2007
VIZ MEDIA PRESENTS EXCITING PROPERTIES AT 2007 MIPTV Industry Leader in Japanese Animation To Wow the Show from Booth #A012 San Francisco, April 17, 2007 — VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, arrives at MIPTV this year, Booth # A012, with a […]

PR: Teletoon More than Doubles Animation Scholarships for 10th Anniversary

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2007
TELETOON MORE THAN DOUBLES ANIMATION SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 10TH ANNIVERSARY Toronto – TELETOON, Canada’s only all animation network, today announced that for the 10th edition of the TELETOON Animation Scholarship, the total prize money has more than doubled to over $70,000 to support the development of nine talented animation students across Canada. As well as supporting […]

PR: 4Kids Releases Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Season 1 Pt. 1 on DVD May 22, 2007

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2007
4 KIDS TAKES TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES BACK TO ITS COMIC BOOK ROOTS WITH RELEASE OF SEASON 1 PART 1 ON DVD Renowned Illustrator Khary Randolph Creates Cover Art For Two-Disc Set Featuring the First 12 Episodes of Season One FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NEW YORK (April 16, 2007) – 4Kids Entertainment Home Video, the home […]

PR: Hero High: Complete Series on DVD on May 22, 2007

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2007
GET READY FOR THE ORIGINAL HEROES! On May 22, 2007, join BCI’s Ink and Paint as they give you an old school lesson in heroics and super duper entertainment as Hero High: The Complete Series comes to DVD. This wild animated series from the ’80s seems to have been an influence on such recent theatrical […]

PR: Mission: Magic! Coming to DVD on May 8, 2007

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2007
Tune In, Turn On, But Don’t Drop Out! On May 8, 2007, join rocker Rick Springfield as he takes you on a magical mystery tour back to the ’70s. Mission: Magic! is the colorful Saturday morning kids’ show that introduced cuddly Aussie Springfield to an American audience and made him into a teen idol. This […]