Voices Announced for "Afro Samurai" Sequel

by Dan Collinson July 24, 2008
Superhero Hype reports that actors Lucy Liu (Ally McBeal, Charlie’s Angels, Kill Bill), Mark Hamill (Star Wars, Batman: The Animated Series), and Yuri Lowenthal (Superman from Legion of Super Heroes, Ben 10: Alien Force) will join Oscar nominee Samuel L. Jackson (Pulp Fiction, Star Wars Episodes I-III) in the new original anime film Afro Samurai: […]

Dethklok Live At The Tabernacle: "Sweet Blowjobby Metal"

by Chad Boninon July 24, 2008
Dethklok, the most brutal band in the history of metal, has taken a weird, metaphysical trip into concert history. The band, formed on the show Metalocalypse on Adult Swim, features five heavy metal rockers in their adventures as Earth’s Mightest Heroes—or, at least, Earth’s Mightiest Band. Each episode of their show ends with a song […]

"The Simpsons" Season 11 DVD in October

by Classic Speedyon July 23, 2008
Fox announced the release date of the 11th season of The Simpsons. The 4-disc DVD set is scheduled for 10/7/08. *7/23/08 Update: Special features include commentary on every episode, deleted scenes, A Line From Matt Groening, The Many Faces of… (D’oh), Animation Showcase, and commercials. The limited edition packaging will be a Krusty the Clown […]

"Family Guy" Freakin’ Sweet Party Pack Announced

by Classic Speedyon July 23, 2008
Fox announced the Family Guy Freakin’ Sweet Party Pack, which is exactly the same as the Freakin’ Party Pack from 2007, but also contains the episode “Blue Harvest”, the upcoming volume 6 set, and American Dad volume 1. The packaging is slightly different as well. It’s priced at $169.98 and contains over 100 episodes spread […]

Media Blasters Announces New October Titles Including "Magical Witch Punie-Chan"

by Classic Speedyon July 23, 2008
Magical Witch Punie-chan (also known as Dai Mahou Touge), will be released on 10/21/08 for $24.99. It runs 120 minutes. Also debuting in October is Nighthead Genesis, which will have its first volume on 10/28/08 for $21.99. It runs 125 minutes. In terms of collections, Kashimashi will be getting a complete collection on 10/14/08 for […]

PR: Beloved Comic Book Titles Coming to Cartoon Network

by Ed Liuon July 23, 2008
Beloved Comic Book Titles Coming to Cartoon Network Firebreather, The Vanishers and Mice Templar Amplify the Network’s Slate of Original Movies Cartoon Network has kicked off development on three much-loved comic book titles: Firebreather, The Vanishers and Mice Templar. Image Comic’s Firebreather, created by Phil Hester, and Mice Templar, by Mike Avon Oeming and Bryan […]

"Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II" Premieres November 16, 2008

by Ed Liuon July 23, 2008
Adult Swim has announced a sequel to the Robot Chicken: Star Wars episode. Set to debut on November 16, 2008, Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II will explore the stories of the bounty hunters introduced in The Empire Strikes Back. Carrie Fisher and Billy Dee Williams will reprise their roles as Princess Leia and Lando […]

PR: Adult Swim Announces "Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II"

by Ed Liuon July 23, 2008
Adult Swim Announces Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II Follow-up to Emmy(r)-Nominated Fan Favorite Special Premieres November 16 Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken travels back to a galaxy far, far away to create a second, all-new Star Wars-themed special. Premiering November 16 at 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT), Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode II combines the satirical sensibilities […]

Briefly: Nick Bans Junk Food Licenses in UK; Signs Deal for Taiwan

by Ed Liuon July 23, 2008
* Nickelodeon UK has revised its licensing guidelines to ban SpongeBob SquarePants and their other iconic characters from appearing on food packaging or restaurant promotions for foods high in fat, salt, and sugar. Nickelodeon US declared the same ban approximately one year ago. * MTV Networks International and Taiwan’s YoYo TV have announced a new […]

PR: International Animators Battle It Out!

by Ed Liuon July 22, 2008
International Animators battle it out! Official Selections at Ottawa International Animation Festival Announced The largest event of its kind in North America – the Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is pleased to announce the films that have been invited to compete in this year’s event happening September 17 – 21 in Ottawa, Ontario. From the […]