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"Crayon Shinchan" Debuts on Adult Swim August 19; Dorkin Talks Adaptation

by Ed Liuon August 16, 2006
Heidi MacDonald’s The Beat weblog notes that Crayon Shinchan will debut on Adult Swim on August 19, 2006 at 10:30 PM. The lead character Shin Chan is often referred to as the “Bart Simpson of Japan,” with a penchant for relentless mocking of his parents and societal mores. MacDonald also links to frank comments made […]

STAS 10th: Miracle Worker Mark Evanier on Superman

by Ed Liuon August 16, 2006
To commemorate the impending 10th anniversary of Superman the Animated Series, Toon Zone News and the World’s Finest Online have teamed up for an interview series with an assortment of people associated with the show or the tie-in Superman Adventures comic book series. Two things drove Mark Evanier to a writer’s life: the life (or, […]

CPM Announces More Reduced Price Re-Releases for October

by Ed Liuon August 15, 2006
Central Park Media has announced four anime re-releases scheduled for October at newly reduced prices. The 5-disc Spirit Warrior DVD Collection will be re-priced at $49.95 SRP; Urusei Yatsura Movie 2: Beautiful Dreamer Collector’s Series Edition will be re-priced at $19.95 SRP; and Machine Robo-Revenge of Cronos: Volume 2 and The Complete Shamanic Princess will […]

Illumitoon Acquires AM Driver

by Ed Liuon August 15, 2006
Anime startup company Illumitoon has announced the acquisition of Get Ride! AM Driver, an action-adventure series that follows a group of young warriors called AM Drivers. The series was made in 2004 by ADK with support by Japanese toy company Konami. The 51-episode series is scheduled for release in 2007. Read the full press release […]

CPM Announces Re-Releases and Reduced Prices for October

by Ed Liuon August 15, 2006
STOCK UP ON ACTION AND ADVENTURE! It’s A Festival In October With Re-Releases And Reduced Prices NEW YORK, NY (August 15, 2006)  Central Park Media has brewed up many hours of action, adventure and comedy when it re-prices and re-releases four exciting titles on October 24, 2006. The titles include Spirit Warrior DVD Collection […]

4kids Tv Launches Yu-gi-oh! Capsule Monsters

by Ed Liuon August 15, 2006
4KIDS TV LAUNCHES ACTION-PACKED ANIMÉ TELEVISION SERIES YU-GI-OH! CAPSULE MONSTERS Premieres Saturday morning, September 9, 2006 on 4Kids TV (Fox affiliates nationwide) NEW YORK, N.Y. (September 9, 2006) – The ultimate battle begins as Yugi and his friends Tea, Tristen and Joey must fight for survival on the new television series Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monsters, premiering […]

Illumitoon Acquires Am Driver

by Ed Liuon August 15, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 14, 2006 ILLUMITOON ACQUIRES AM DRIVER 51-Episode Series Marks Second Acquisition for New Company FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – FORT WORTH, TEXAS Illumitoon Entertainment, Ltd. announced that it has licensed GET RIDE! AM DRIVER for release in the US. The series is an action-adventure drama that focuses on the exploits of a […]

The Batman and Teen Titans Season 2 Sets on DVD on Sept 16, 2006

by Ed Liuon August 15, 2006
A press release from Warner Home Video has announced a street date of September 19, 2006 for The Batman: The Complete Second Season and Teen Titans: The Complete Second Season. Both sets will include 13 episodes on two discs, along with “Catching Up With” special features.

Kevin Munroe on "TMNT" and CGI "Gatchaman"

by Ed Liuon August 15, 2006
Director Kevin Munroe was interviewed by Comics2Film about the aesthetics driving the new TMNT movie, which will bring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles into the world of CGI. Munroe also briefly discusses the CGI-animated Gatchaman movie he is currently slated to write and direct. (via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)

"Armored Trooper Votoms Volume 2": Destroying Hearts and Minds

by Chris Woodon August 14, 2006
It’s a shame that even with today’s advanced technology all-out mecha warfare remains but a dream. Still, there are heartening signs that day is nearing, such as a John Deere tractor that moves spider-like on six legs. Yes, I know how many legs a spider has, but you could have kept quiet about it. Anyway, […]