Viz Pictures Licenses Live-Action "Death Note" Movies

by on September 19, 2007
Viz Media has announced that their live-action affiliate Viz Pictures has licensed two movies based on the manga and anime series Death Note. The movies are Death Note and its sequel, Death Note: The Last Name. Both movies will be screening at Austin’s Fantastic Fest 2007 September 20 – 27 with an additional screening of […]

PR: VIZ Pictures Licenses Theatrical and DVD Rights to Live Action "Death Note" Films

by on September 18, 2007
San Francisco, CA, September 18, 2007 VIZ Pictures, an affiliate of VIZ Media LLC that focuses on Japanese live-action film distribution, has announced that it has licensed from Nippon Television (NTV) the North American theatrical and DVD distribution rights to the live-action feature film DEATH NOTE and its sequel, DEATH NOTE: THE LAST NAME, based […]

ICv2 Interviews Marvel Comics Publisher Dan Buckley

by Weathermanon September 18, 2007
ICv2 has posted the first two parts of a four part interview with Dan Buckley, publisher for Marvel Comics. In it he discusses Marvel’s performace over the past two years and what the future may hold for the company as it moves forward from the Civil War storyline into Secret Invasion and beyond as well […]

First Episode of "Witchblade" Anime Available for Free from

by on September 18, 2007 has made the first episode of Witchblade available for viewing on-line for free. The series from Studio GONZO will be coming to DVD on September 25, 2007 courtesy of Funimation Entertainment.

"Avatar the Last Airbender" Complete Book 2 Collection: This Box Rocks

by Ed Liuon September 18, 2007
“Water. Earth. Fire. Air. Long ago, the Four Nations lived together in harmony. Then, everything changed when the Fire Nation attacked. Only the Avatar, master of all four elements, could stop them, but when the world needed him most, he vanished. A hundred years passed, and my brother and I discovered the new Avatar: an […]

Joe Clokey Finds Gumby Essential

by on September 18, 2007
Anyone born before 1990 is almost surely familiar with the fantastic claymation adventures of Gumby and his equine pal Pokey. In recent years however the malleable green guy has had a somewhat lower profile. Last year he bounced back into the spotlight with a new comic series, and just recently the Gumby Essentials collection was […]

Anime Bento Brings Robotech, Full Metal Alchemist, Lupin III, and Karas to Theaters

by Ed Liuon September 17, 2007
NCM Fathom has announced a special four-day anime festival called “Anime Bento,” which will screen four movies, one per night, starting on September 19, 2007. The full list of participating theaters is available at the Fathom Events website. The four movies to be screened are: Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles – Wednesday, Sept. 19 Full Metal […]

"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Season 1 Part 2 DVD Coming Sept 18, 2007

by Ed Liuon September 17, 2007
4Kids Entertainment Home Video has announced the imminent release of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Season 1 Part 2 DVD, which will contain the final 14 episodes of the first season. Suggested retail price is $16.98. Read the full press release here.

PR: "Anime Bento" Festival Serves Up Four Nights of Anime on the Big Screen

by Ed Liuon September 17, 2007
“ANIME BENTO” FESTIVAL SERVES UP FOUR NIGHTS OF THE FRESHEST ANIME TITLES ON THE BIG SCREEN NCM Fathom Responds to Anime Movie Demand by Hosting the Hottest Manga and FUNimation Entertainment Anime Titles in more than 250 Movie Theatres Nationwide Centennial, Colo. – August 21, 2007 – NCM FATHOM, the entertainment division of National CineMedia, […]

PR: 4Kids Entertainment Announces Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Season 1, Pt. 2 DVD

by Ed Liuon September 17, 2007
4KIDS ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES THE DVD RELEASE OF TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES SEASON ONE, PART TWO DVD Features Final 14 Episodes from the First Season FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NEW YORK (September 13, 2007) – 4Kids Entertainment Home Video, the home video subsidiary of 4Kids Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: KDE) in association with FUNimation Entertainment, will release Season […]