Toon Zone Interviews Voice Actor Hynden Walch: Alien Girls and Killer Clowns

by Ed Liuon August 21, 2008
It was a very pleasant discovery to find that voice actor Hynden Walch is as delightfully energetic, outgoing, and endearing as many of the charcters she provides voices for. She may be best known as Starfire on Teen Titans, but in her 10 years in the voice acting business, she has provided voices for projects […]

FUNimation Announces New November Titles Including "Familiar of Zero" and "Nanoha"

by Classic Speedyon August 20, 2008
Quite a few new series make their debut from FUNimation in November. The anime comedy Familiar of Zero, aka Zero no Tsukaima, will see a complete collection debut on 11/4/08 for $59.98. In addition, the magical girl show Lyrical Nanoha will also get a complete collection release on 11/11/08 for $59.98. Darker Than Black will […]

"Blood+" Vol. 3 DVD Announced

by Classic Speedyon August 20, 2008
The third volume of the anime horror series Blood+ has been announced by Sony Pictures. It will be released on 10/21/08 for $24.99. [Source: AAA Anime ]

"Aqua Teen Hunger Force" Vol. 6 Announced

by Classic Speedyon August 20, 2008
Adult Swim’s Aqua Teen Hunger Force, the 11 minute animated comedy series about a trio of talking fast food products, will see its sixth volume release on 12/16/08 for $29.98. Episodes included are: – Robots Everywhere – Sirens – Reedickyoulus – Hoppy Bunny – Laser Lenses – Couples Skate – Dummy Love – The Marines […]

PR: The Polar Express Presented in 3-D on Blu-ray Hi-Def and DVD Oct 28

by Ed Liuon August 20, 2008
All Aboard for a Journey Like Never Before! THE POLAR EXPRESS PRESENTED IN 3-D on Blu-ray™ Hi-Def and DVD Debuts October 28 from Warner Home Video Burbank, Calif, August 18, 2008 – The Polar Express, the beloved classic and one of Warner Home Video and Shangri-La Entertainment’s all-time best-selling family DVDs, is pulling into the […]

"G.I. Joe DVD Battle Packs:" Return of the Real American Heroes

by Ed Liuon August 20, 2008
There aren’t going to be many American kids who grew up in the 1980’s who don’t remember G.I. Joe. My personal recollections of them (when I was but a young, impressionable lad of 14) mostly center on making fun of it with classmates for the characters’ astonishingly poor marksmanship and the bogus “Knowing is Half […]

A Chat with Disney’s Burny Mattinson about "Sleeping Beauty"’s Maleficent

by Ed Liuon August 19, 2008
On Tuesday, August 19, 2008, Toon Zone News was able to sit in on an on-line chat with longtime Disney animator Burny Mattinson to chat about his work on Maleficent in the classic animated film Sleeping Beauty. He got his start in the studio mailroom, but moved into the animation department as an in-betweener for […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New October Titles Including "Rocket Girls"

by Classic Speedyon August 19, 2008
The 2007 sci-fi anime series Rocket Girls makes its debut on 10/7/08 with a complete collection. It costs $49.98 and will include all twelve episodes. My-Hime fans are in for a treat, as 10/7/08 not only sees the release of the My-Hime Complete Collection (Anime Legends), but also My-Otome Zwei, which comes in both regular […]

New Voices for Nickelodeon’s "Dora"

by Ed Liuon August 18, 2008
Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer will be launching its next season with an entirely new voice cast, according to the New York Daily News. Dora herself will be voiced by 12-year old Caitlin Sanchez, who will be taking over from Kathleen Herles. The new season will begin on September 15, 2008, at 10:30 AM (Eastern).

Henry Selick on "Nightmare Before Christmas" Blu-ray (UPDATED with "Coraline")

by Ed Liuon August 18, 2008
The Monsters and Critics website has taken a look at the upcoming Nightmare Before Christmas Blu-ray release, which will hit store shelves next Tuesday, August 26, 2008. They have also posted a brief discussion they had with director Henry Selick about possibilities for a sequel, and also a transcript of a round-table discussion where Selick […]