Bandai Visual details their US businesses plan

by Weathermanon May 15, 2007
Bandai Visual held a panel at Anime Boston where they went over the details of their release plans and the businesses model they plan to use in the US anime market. For anyone who is confused, Bandai Visual is a separate company from Bandai Entertainment. Bandai Visual is releasing the new Gunbuster series as well […]

"South Park" Season 10 on 8/28/07

by SB20xxon May 15, 2007
South Park‘s tenth season is expected to be released on 8/28/07. It will contain all 14 episodes, most notably “Cartoon Wars”, the two-part episode concerning Family Guy. [Source: ]

"SpongeBob SquarePants" Season 5, Vol. 1 Coming on 9/4/07

by SB20xxon May 15, 2007
Part of SpongeBob SquarePants‘s fifth season will be coming to DVD on 9/4/07. It will contain 23 episodes, nine of which haven’t been released on DVD yet. [Source: ]

"Avatar: The Last Airbender" Complete Book 2 on 9/11/07

by SB20xxon May 15, 2007
Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender will be getting a full season DVD set of Book 2, much like Book 1 did. It will be a 5-disc set and contain all 20 episodes from Book 2. The fifth disc will be a bonus disc and will detail Aang’s conquest to master the four elements. It is […]

"Franklin and the Turtle Lake Treasure": Hey, it’s Watchable

by on May 15, 2007
When you write DVD reviews, the mail will sometimes bring you DVDs you didn’t request. It can be exciting when a mystery package arrives at your door: sometimes they hold nice surprises, but sometimes they don’t. I’m sure most adults can imagine the extreme sense of disappointment I had when I opened one such package […]

"Droopy Complete Theatrical Collection" DVD Makes Me Happy

by on May 14, 2007
The DVD format has spurred companies to release titles they might never have put out on VHS. We’ve seen Warner Home Video take this and run with it, releasing tons of Looney Tunes on DVD, alongside over a dozen Hanna-Barbera TV shows as well. Of late, the entire series of Animaniacs and Pinky and the […]

PR: Industrial Light & Magic and Skywalker Sound Connect with Marvel for Iron Man

by on May 14, 2007
Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), a division of Lucasfilm Ltd. announced today that it has come on board as the principle visual effects house on the new Marvel Studios production of Iron Man. Sister company Skywalker Sound, which houses EFILM’s northern California outpost, completes the post production triumvirate. Skywalker Sound will handle sound design and […]

ADV and Propeller Team Up For New UK Anime Block

by Grant Whiteon May 14, 2007
ADV Films will produce a two-hour anime block for UK network Propeller TV, C21Media reports. Series to be aired include Neon Genesis Evangelion and Elfen Lied. The block will begin airing Sunday 3rd June at a weekly 20:00-22:00 hours slot.

Anime Central 2007: FUNimation Licenses ‘Black Blood Brothers’

by on May 13, 2007
FUNimation kicked off vampire-hunting season again this year by announcing the license for Black Blood Brothers at their industry panel held at Anime Central Saturday night, May 12th. Black Blood Brothers, a 12-episode TV series that aired in Japan last fall, tells the story of “Old Blood” vampires Jirou and Kotaro Mochizuki and their war […]

"Simoun" Licensed By Media Blasters

by SB20xxon May 13, 2007
At Anime Central, Media Blasters announced they have Simoun, a sci-fi/yuri romance series from Studio DEEN. Stay tuned to Toon Zone for further developments, including dub information and release date. [Source: ]