Mark Hamill has signed on to judge the Nicktoons’ 2nd annual Nextoons: The Nicktoons Film Festival, the network announced today. Showcasing the work of independent animation filmmakers, the festival will air on Nicktoons as eight half-hour episodes — airing nightly from Sunday, August 21 through Saturday, August 27, culminating with the count down of finalists […]
Nickelodeon’s The Fairly OddParents celebrates the start of summer vacation with music and magic in School’s Out! The Musical, a one-hour special premiering Friday, June 10, at 8:00pm (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. The special features rap stars Method Man and Redman as the rapping voice of Pixies performing two original songs, with Ben Stein supplying the […]
An article in the New York Times discusses the lack of impact DreamWorks’ Madagascar has had on the country it is named for (free registration required). The movie is not even being screened in the country, whose capital city has only two movie theatres showing martial arts movies and evangelical films.
Wizard Entertainment has announced that attendees to their WizardWorld Philadelphia comic book convention will have a chance to see a special advance screening of Batman Begins. Special passes will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 10:00 AM on Saturday, June 4, at Wizard’s Special Events Ticket Booth.
In conjunction with the upcoming DVD release of the seminal Science Ninja Team Gatchaman anime series, ADV Films has posted a 3-part interview with artist Alex Ross (Kingdom Come) about the influence the show has had on him. Ross provided painted artwork for the Gatchaman collector’s box and the 18 individual DVDs.
Yukinari has one fear in his life: the ladies. Throughout his life, he’s been bullied and beaten by the fairer sex for his small stature, leading to an extreme case of gynophobia. Accidentally transported to another world and back, he now lives on Earth with incredibly naive Miharu, the only girl not to give him […]
While not nearly as prolific a franchise as its giant robot cousin Mobile Suit Gundam, the Getter Robo franchise is still pretty strong, around in some form or another since 1975. Today’s digital paint generation makes it very difficult to release an older series, much less a thirty year-old series, so somebody over in Japan […]
Update (May 31st): Back Cover Added Below Update (May 13th): Full specs and cover art added below. Update (April 20th): New Details. DVDToons is reporting that one of the trailers in the upcoming Batman: The Animated Series Volume 3 boxset is for ThunderCats: Season One, Part One. The only other info known at this time […]
There is a school in Japan that is trying to revive the forgotten martial arts of the past. Two newcomers, Souichiro and Bob, hope to make this school the one hundredth they’ve conquered by beating everyone up. But they’ve run into a problem: the Juken Club. The Natsume sisters are proficient fighters in their own […]