"Cinderella III: A Twist in Time" Arrives on DVD Feb 6, 2007; 8 Min. Clip Available

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
Buena Vista Home Entertainment has issued a press release announcing a street date of February 6, 2007, for Cinderella III: A Twist in Time, the second sequel to Disney’s classic animated feature film. The direct-to-video movie begins with the Fairy Godmother’s magic wand falling into the hands of Lady Tremaine, the evil Stepmother, who uses […]

PR: BCI to Release "New Adventures of He-Man" Vol. 2 March 27

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
BCI ECLIPSE TO RELEASE FINAL 32 DIGITALLY REMASTERED EPISODES OF “THE NEW ADVENTURES OF HE-MAN®” VOLUME TWO Six DVDs in a Six-Panel DigiPak Available March 27th for $49.98 Los Angeles, CA – After the tremendous success of “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe®,” BCI Eclipse, a Navarre Corporation Company, and leading UK media company […]

PR: Defenders of the Earth Vol. 2 5-Disc Set Available April 3

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
NAVARRE’S BCI INTRODUCES THE LAST 32 EPISODES OF THE CLASSIC ANIMATED SERIES “DEFENDERS OF THE EARTH” Volume Two Available in Five-Disc Set on April 3rd For $34.98 Los Angeles, CA – Experience the climactic conclusion of the iconic “Defenders of the Earth,” the animated series originally created by Marvel Productions. BCI Eclipse, A Navarre Corporation […]

PR: Cinderella III: A Twist in Time Street Date Feb 6

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
Cinderella III: A Twist In Time (Street Date: 02/06) Available for a limited time only! CINDERELLA III: A Twist In Time – Disney’s original classic continues in the all-new, animated motion picture, Cinderella III: A Twist In Time, premiering only on Disney DVD. Featuring all the magic and wondrous spirit of Walt’s original “Cinderella,” this […]

Behind the Scenes with Greg Johnson on "The Invincible Iron Man"

by Stuon January 23, 2007
Greg Johnson is no stranger to the armored Avenger Iron Man. Having been a long time fan of the character, Johnson first wrote for Shell-head in the immaculate second season of Iron Man in 1995, dramatically revamping and improving the series. He returned to the character last year with both Ultimate Avengers movies. This time, […]

Looney Tunes: The Next-Generation Console Game?

by Nobuyuki samaon January 23, 2007
Daily Variety reports that Warner Bros. is planning to release its second self-published game, and first for next-gen consoles, based on the “Looney Tunes” characters. “Looney Tunes: Acme Arsenal” will feature many of the studio’s best-known animated characters including Bugs Bunny, Tazmanian Devil and Marvin the Martian. The game, which is being developed by Redtribe, […]

FUNimation Announces Suzuka

by Dr. Daedaluson January 23, 2007
Suzuka, a 26-episode sports/slice-of-life anime from 2005, has been licensed by FUNimation. The first volume is expected to be released during the spring. All this week, FUNimation will be announcing new anime acquisitions/release dates on their website: . Stay tuned to Toon Zone for further announcements. [Source: FUNimation ]

Tad Stones on Animated Hellboy; "Screw-on Head" Coming from Starz

by Ed Liuon January 23, 2007
Director Tad Stones has been interviewed about the two animated Hellboy direct-to-video movies by’s Animated Shorts column. The interview covers the reaction to Hellboy: Sword of Storms, why certain character design decisions were made, how Hellboy creator Mike Mignola reacted to the DTVs, and what’s coming next in the Hellboy: Blood and Iron DTV. […]

FUNimation Announces New April Titles

by Dr. Daedaluson January 23, 2007
Peach Girl makes its debut on DVD on 4/17/07, and will come in both regular ($29.98) and limited editions with artbox ($44.98). New releases on 4/3/07 include: Case Closed (Case 3, vol. 1), Kodocha (vol. 12), and Moon Phase (vol. 5). Solty Rei (vol. 3) gets a 4/17/07 release, and Speed Grapher finishes up on […]

‘Le Chevalier D’Eon’ Episode 1 Online

by Nobuyuki samaon January 23, 2007
As they have with other recent series such as Air Gear and Coyote Ragtime Show, ADV Films is offering as a preview the first episode, in English, of their upcoming release of Le Chevalier D’Eon, the 24-episode TV series directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi and animated by Production I.G. Like the previous offerings, the streaming feed […]