"Death Note" Vol. 4: Misa Starting to Tire of Death Note

by Classic Speedyon July 5, 2008
Poor Misa. The loli goth-donned pop singer/model, whom we met towards the end of Death Note‘s third volume, is in love with Light Yagami and he doesn’t give a crap about her, only using her affections to attain his quest as a god. He’s sexually dead. Wake up, Light! You’ve got a beautiful gal fawning […]

FUNimation Acquires 31 ADV Titles

by Classic Speedyon July 4, 2008
FUNimation has distribution and release rights to numerous recent ADV titles, which they expect to start releasing later this year: * 009-1 * Ah My Goddess! Flights of Fancy * Air Gear * Air TV * Blade of the Phantom Master * Comic Party Revolution * Coyote Ragtime Show * Devil May Cry * Guyver: […]

ADV Separates from Sojitz; Retailers Report 4 DVDs Suspended

by Ed Liuon July 4, 2008
At the ADV Sneak Peek panel at Anime Expo, ADV co-founder Matt Greenfield stated that the firm has separated from its former business partner Sojitz, meaning that several recent titles are now “fate undetermined.” Separately, retailers were reporting that shipment of four DVD titles were suspended indefinitely (Shattered Angels Vol. 2, Kanon Vol. 6, Tokyo […]

"Dora the Explorer" Goes High Fashion

by Ed Liuon July 4, 2008
Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products have announced a partnership with French fashion designer Corinne Cobson to produce an original line of Dora the Explorer clothing and accessories for mothers and daughters. Called “Dora par Corinne Cobson,” the line will debut in Winter 2009 and will be sold primarily (but not exclusively) at Cobson’s International boutiques.

"Ben 10 Alien Force: Season One, Vol. One" Coming to DVD in October 2008

by Ed Liuon July 4, 2008
Warner Home Video has announced the first DVD of Ben 10 Alien Force. The first volume of season 1 is scheduled for release on October 21, 2008 and will contain 5 episodes. No special features have been detailed yet. Suggested retail price is $14.98.

DC Toons Now on iTunes

by Dan Collinson July 4, 2008
The Superman Homepage reports that various DC Comics shows can now be purchased on iTunes. Internet surfers can purchase episodes of Superman: The Animated Series, Batman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond, the 60s Aquaman cartoons, the Fleischer Superman cartoons, or the first season of the Superfriends in either separate episodes or in season sets.

Delightfully Dark Openings for "The Incredible Hulk" DVD

by Stuon July 4, 2008
Upon finding a happy loophole in Disney’s misguided treatment of its Marvel animation properties, Liberation Entertainment has announced it will be releasing the contents of its various Marvel cartoon library on DVD, starting with this first volume of The Incredible Hulk from 1996, which lasted two season on the now defunct UPN network. The set […]

The Complete Set of "The Flintstones" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson July 3, 2008 reports that Warner is bringing all 6 seasons of The Flintstones on DVD in The Flintstones: The Complete Series. The 24-disc set contains every episode from “The Flintstone Flyer” to “The Great Gazoo”, and the box set is in the shape of the family’s TV set. The box set will be in stores on […]

FUNimation to Distribute Select Geneon Titles

by Classic Speedyon July 3, 2008
FUNimation announced that it has distribution, manufacturing, marketing, and sales rights to many recent Geneon titles. They plan to release the following: –Black Lagoon & The Second Barrage –Elemental Gelade –Ergo Proxy –Familiar of Zero, The –Fate/Stay Night –Hellsing Ultimate –Kamichu –Karin –Kyo Kara Maoh! (Season 2) –Law of Ueki, The –Lyrical Nanoha –Paradise Kiss […]

"Freedom" Vol. 6 Reminds Us Why We Should Reach for the Stars

by Ed Liuon July 3, 2008
Bandai Visual’s Freedom certainly lives up to its name, resolutely refusing to settle down in one place for very long. What started off as a grand conspiracy theory sci-fi story set on the Moon turned into a post-apocalyptic wasteland buddy flick by volumes 4 and 5 of the series. With volume 6, Freedom returns to […]