Kevin Conroy on Being Batman

by Ed Liuon June 21, 2007
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed actor Kevin Conroy, best known as the voice of Batman for nearly 15 years through Batman the Animated Series in 1992 through to Justice League Unlimited in 2006. Conroy reveals details behind his audition for the role, his opinions on the creative team and his fellow voice actors, and what […]

"Pinky & the Brain," "Animaniacs" : Nine More Discs of Maniacal Goodness

by on June 21, 2007
Well, this is it—the final volume of Pinky and the Brain. While this series has nowhere near the disc count of Animaniacs—more about which below—the content is just as good. Pinky and the Brain Vol. 3 rounds out their adventures with a set of four discs and a bonus featurette. Naturally, this last volume has […]

New "Speed Racer" Animated Series Coming to Nicktoons

by Ed Liuon June 20, 2007
Variety is reporting that Lionsgate will announce a new Speed Racer cartoon today. Nickelodeon’s cartoon network Nicktoons has committed to airing the first 26 episodes of the series. Current plans state that the cartoon will begin airing early next year in time for the live-action Speed Racer movie. The Animation Collective (Kappa Mikey) was named […]

"To Heart Vol. 1": There May Be "New Feelings," But Not in This Corpse

by on June 20, 2007
Akari and Hiroyuki have been the best of friends throughout their school years, but now they’re in high school. Akari seems to want more out of their relationship, but Hiroyuki tends to forget the romantic moments they’ve had in the past, and only sees Akari as a good friend. These two and their friends Shiho […]

"Xenosaga" Licensed By ADV Films

by SB20xxon June 19, 2007
ADV Films confirmed that they have Xenosaga, the 2005 sci-fi anime series based on the series of Playstation 2 games from Namco and Monolith Soft. The 12-episode series will be released over three volumes, and the first volume is expected to be released on 9/11/07. ]

Tokyopop Licenses 17 titles

by Weathermanon June 19, 2007
Tokyopop has confirmed that they have licensed a total of 38 manga, manhwa and OEL manga titles that were dug out on this past weekend by Rosetta Stone Cafe. Some on this list bellow are previously announced titles. All will debut in the first half of 2008. The titles include… Aria by Kozue Amano […]

Alan Burnett on His Career in Animation, "The Batman," and "Batman/Superman" Comics

by Ed Liuon June 19, 2007
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has posted a lengthy interview with Alan Burnett that spans his career from his start at the tail-end of Super Friends through Batman the Animated Series and Krypto the Super-Dog and ending with his current work on The Batman and the Batman/Superman comic book.

Brad Bird Talks "Ratatouille" with AP

by Ed Liuon June 19, 2007
The Associated Press spoke briefly with director Brad Bird about Ratatouille, discussing topics such as the title of the movie, maintaining Pixar’s critical and box-office track record, and the possibility of sequels or follow-ups to The Incredibles. (via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)

PR: It’s "The Spectacular Spider-Man" to the Rescue

by Ed Liuon June 19, 2007
IT’S “THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN” TO THE RESCUE Kids’ WB! on The CW Announces Official Title for Marvel Super Hero’s Animated Series from Culver Entertainment BURBANK, CA (JUNE 18, 2007) ­ “The Spectacular Spider-Man” is the official title of the super hero’s new animated series coming to the Kids’ WB! on The CW, it was announced […]

Eyeshield 21 to debut on Toonami Jetstream and NFL Rush

by on June 19, 2007
The Eyeshield 21 US Project, a group formed by NAS, TV Tokyo and Shueisha, has announced that starting in Fall 2007, Toonami Jetstream and will both be streaming episodes of the sports anime series Eyeshield 21. Check out the press release for more details.