Voltron Fans Can Order "Fleet of Doom" on Amazon

by Dan Collinson February 27, 2008
Great news for Voltron fans. The Voltron animated movie “Fleet of Doom” can now be ordered on The feature length movie features the “Lion Force” and “Vehicle Force” versions of Voltron stopping a new armada of Viceroy Throk and King Zarkon. The DVD is limited to 1000 copies. The DVDs will be shipped on […]

"Shuffle" Vol. 1: Shuffling in My Seat From Restlessness

by SB20xxon February 26, 2008
Shuffle is pretty. It’s got a bunch of girls who are appealing and well-drawn. True, they all wear the same uniform, but you can tell them apart by the way they move, how they style or color their hair, or wear ribbons. Okay, if it sounds like I’m digging deep to find something good to […]

"Imagination" Getting DVD Release

by on February 26, 2008
Vanguard Cinema International has released Imagination to DVD, AWN reports. The live-action/animated feature is about a child neuro-psychologist whose reality begins to warp after beginning to treat twin sisters with Asperger’s Syndrome. It will retail for $19.95.

Briefly: B’cast Deals for Koalas, Zakland, Bruno, and Franny

by on February 26, 2008
* Broadcasters in Portugal and Spain have picked up rights to The Koala Brothers. [World Screen] * US DVD rights to Zakland have been bought by PorchLight Home Entertainment. [c21 Media] * Let’s Go Bruno has been picked up by Nickelodeon’s Dutch affiliate and the U.S. Animania channel. [c21 Media] * Franny’s Feet is joining […]

"Evangelion 1.0" Takes Top Prize at TAF

by on February 26, 2008
Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone won the Animation of the Year award at the Tokyo International Anime Fair, Variety reports. The feature is the latest installment in the franchise.

"Blood+" Episode Included as Extra on Two Live-Action DVD Releases

by on February 26, 2008
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will include the first episode of Blood+ as an extra on its DVD releases of 30 Days of Night and Loch Ness Terror, Anime News Network reports. Sony will release a five-episode DVD and a 25-episode collector’s box of Blood+ on March 4.

Toon Zone Interviews Matt Wayne on Spinning "The Spectacular Spider-Man"

by on February 26, 2008
Having already served as a story editor on Justice League Unlimited and cast a storm with Hellboy, Matt Wayne is no stranger to superhero cartoons. The Marvel Animation Age and Toon Zone News caught up with Matt in an email interview to talk about his work on the upcoming The Spectacular Spider-Man. Take it away, […]

Katsucon, Katsucon, How I Love Thee, Katsucon, Let Me Count the Ways

by Weathermanon February 26, 2008
Well, maybe not that many ways. And it’s a little off from Valentines Day this year, though next year it’ll be right back to Valentines Day weekend, possibly leading to a reprise of years past, when an elevator in the hotel was completely blocked off so people could get to the restaurant upstairs. At least, […]

Beowulf Versus the Draggin’: Director’s Cut Fails to Excite

by on February 26, 2008
Ever since the success of Lord of the Rings, Hollywood has been enjoying a euphoric—and surprisingly long-term—relationship with the sword and sorcery genre. It’s become a common industry practice lately to rifle through the fantasy-and-magic bin, pull out a few rusty swords, some computer-generated monsters, an aging English actor or two (preferably with a theater […]

Bandai Visual Licenses "Sola"

by SB20xxon February 25, 2008
Bandai Visual has picked up the 2007 anime series Sola. According to the official website, the first volume is expected on 6/10/08, and is priced at $49.99. It will contain the first three episodes. [Source: ]