PR: CASSHERN Film Premiere at New York Anime Festival

by on November 28, 2007
Norwalk, CT, November 27, 2007: The New York Anime Festival (NYAF) today announced that the American theatrical premiere of CASSERN will take place at 10 PM on December 8, 2007 at The ImaginAsian Theater at 239 East 59th Street in New York City as part of the New York Anime Festival. The premiere of CASSHERN […]

"The Lone Ranger" & "Zorro" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson November 27, 2007
“Hi Yo Silver!” Two legendary masked men are coming to DVD in The New Adventures of The Lone Ranger & Zorro: Volume 1 on December 18th. The 2 disc set will contain 11 episodes of The Lone Ranger and 6 episodes of Zorro, as well as an interview with Lou Scheimer. The New Adventures of […]

PR: The New Adventures of The Lone Ranger and Zorro Volume 1

by Dan Collinson November 27, 2007
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PR: VIZ Pictures to be Partner in Movie Theatre to Promote Japanese Pop Culture

by on November 27, 2007
San Francisco, CA, November 27, 2007 – VIZ Pictures, an affiliate of VIZ Media LLC that focuses on Japanese live-action film distribution, has announced that it has become an owner of an art-house movie theatre set to open in winter 2008/2009 in the heart of San Francisco’s Japan Town, a prominent and historical sightseeing spot […]

Kidvid Showdown: "The Backyardigans" vs. "Hello Kitty Stump Village"

by Ed Liuon November 27, 2007
It is incredibly hard to do good programming for very young children. Beyond the debate whether it should be done at all, there are too many children’s videos that cross the line from “for children” into “childish.” The gulf between good kidvid and bad kidvid can be simply enormous. We kick off a week of […]

"Teen Titans" Joins KidsWB! Lineup on December 1

by Ed Liuon November 27, 2007
The KidsWB! Saturday morning animation block on the CW network will be adding Teen Titans starting this Saturday, December 1, 2007. The show will be aired at 9:30 AM (Eastern/Pacific) with the first episode “Divide and Conquer.” Subsequent airings will not be in episodic order, and the New Year will bring a one-hour airing of […]

Nappy Days: Looney Tunes DVD Goes Pint-Sized.

by on November 26, 2007
It’s funny—we take such time, energy and focus on giving our tots a staple diet of reading, writing and arithmetic that we forget how important it is to ensure they get the basic ingredients of comics, cartoons and comedy. Might not be the most cerebral offer, but Baby Looney Tunes does have some beautifully rendered […]

Dermot Mulroney on Voicing Green Lantern for "The Batman"

by Ed Liuon November 26, 2007
Actor Dermot Mulroney has spoken briefly to TV Guide about voicing Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) for The Batman. Mulroney notes how he and his brother grew up reading DC Comics, and also stated that he liked the friction between Batman and Green Lantern in his episode. (via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)

"Avatar" Book 3 to Get Extra Episode

by Ed Liuon November 26, 2007 has confirmed that the third season of Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender will have 21 episodes, or one more than the 20 episodes of the earlier two seasons because the two-part episode “Day of the Black Sun” will be considered one “chapter.” They also discovered that the season finale (and, as of now, series […]

Dwayne Carey-Hill and Claudia Katz on "Bender’s Big Score"

by Ed Liuon November 26, 2007
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed director Dwayne Carey-Hill and producer Claudia Katz about the production of Bender’s Big Score, the direct-to-DVD movie that resurrects Futurama from its network cancellation two years ago. The pair discuss how the project came to fruition, the convoluted plotline of the story, their relationship with creator Matt Groening and the […]