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Marvel Moves Forward with Paramount Deal

The Hollywood Reporter says that Marvel, now called Marvel Entertainment, will today announce its name change and will divulge that superheroes Captain America, the Avengers, Nick Fury, Black Panther, Ant-Man, Cloak & Dagger, Dr. Strange, Hawkeye, Power Pack, and Shang-Chi will be made into movies. Click the link for more information.

"King of Fighters" Animated Series Planned

Animation HQ reports that the video game King of Fighters, made by SNK, is getting the anime series treatment from Production I.G. The animation will be produced at 9th Studio, the studio responsible for Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex. No details have really been released including the actual title or release date. However, […]

Paramount Releases 'A Chipmunk Christmas' and Two Other Chipmunk Holiday Specials

Paramount Home Entertainment will release Alvin & the Chipmunks: A Chipmunk Christmas to DVD on November 1, 2005. The set will include A Chipmunk Christmas from 1981 (before the animated series started in 1983) and two other Christmas specials from 1988 and 1989 entitled Merry Christmas Mr. Carroll (AKA Alvin’s Christmas Carol) and Dave’s Wonderful […]

ADV Announces "Gantz," Other DVD Titles for October

ADV Films will release four anime titles to DVD on October 11, including Gantz: Deathwatch; Maburaho, Ghost of A Chance; Wild Arms: Complete Collection and All Purpose Cat Girl Nuku Nuku Dash: Complete Collection, the company says. Gantz: Deathwatch will feature episodes 18-20 in anamorphic video and both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English […]

Final Chapter of "Shadow Star Narutaru" Coming in November

Central Park Media will release the concluding chapter of Shadow Star Narutaru to DVD on November 8, the company says. The release will include episodes 11-13 in English and Japanese with English subtitles. DVD features include storyboards; director’s commentary; interview with the Japanese voice actors; art gallery; character art; U.S. Shadow Star Narutaru trailers; and […]

"Rumiko Takahashi Anthology" Vol. 3: Adding "Extra" to "Ordinary"

There are several well-known godfathers of manga and anime who have produced a wide body of work and introduced many memorable characters. These include Akira‘s Katsuhiro Otomo, Gundam‘s Yoshiyuki Tomino, and of course Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki. However, even though Japan remains largely a man’s world, the industry also has a godmother. She is Rumiko […]

"Yumeria" Vol. 1: Not a Dream Come True

I went into Yumeria knowing only that it is a magical girl show based on a PS2 video game by Namco. And so my opinion, unspoiled by “hype,” if there was any: Yumeria is exceedingly average. Anime cliche strike one: Tomokazu is a sixteen-year-old boy having trouble in school. Strike two: His parents are dead […]

Miller Shares His Thoughts on "Batman Begins"

Comic writer Frank Miller recently spoke to Now Playing Magazine about his thoughts on Batman Begins, the summer blockbuster partially based off his definitive Batman origin tale Batman: Year One. Batman Begins is the third movie this year to be based off his comic work, others being the hit Sin City and the box-office bomb […]

WHV Officially Announces 'Batman: The Motion Picture Anthology 1989-1997'

Update (09/03): Minor Extras Update Update (09/01): Added shots of the Amaray Case, including a peek at the disc art. (Linked as the case type in each discs description). Update (08/29): Added Front and Back Cover Art for each movie. Update (08/26): Back Cover Art added. WHV has officially announced the ‘Batman: The Motion Picture […]

"Gilgamesh" Vol. 1: Anime or Insomnia Cure?

You know, post-Eva and post-Lain, it seems like everyone and their grandma in the anime industry has this idea that dramatic anime needs to move at a snail’s pace. Now, in the hands of the right directors, storyboarders and writers, that ambient, pastoral pacing can make some really classic series. However, in all too many […]

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