"Gundam SEED Destiny": Shining Beacon Through Crap

by on December 28, 2007
As Gundam SEED Destiny draws ever closer to its conclusion (well, it’s first attempt at a conclusion anyway), you would imagine the best is yet to come, especially after the excellence that was Volume 8 and all the changes that finished up in Volume 9. So, does Volume 10 continue the trend? Previously, after defeating […]

Bandai Entertainment Announces New March Titles Including "Agent Aika" Collection

by SB20xxon December 27, 2007
Three new Anime Legends complete collections have been announced by Bandai Entertainment: * Agent Aika Complete Collection: 210 min. – $39.98 – 3/18/08 * Fantastic Children Complete Collection: 650 min. – $49.98 – 3/4/08 * Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Collection 2: 625 min. – $49.98 – 3/4/08 Eureka Seven Music DVD w/Bonus CD is also […]

"Ben 10: Race Against Time" Cover Art Released

by on December 27, 2007
Warner Home Video has released the DVD cover art for Ben 10: Race Against Time. To view it, click here.

"The Simpsons Movie" DVD: Great Film, Great DVD

by Ed Liuon December 26, 2007
If you pay attention to the average Wall Street analyst covering the Hollywood beat, you’ll know that two things are true in Hollywood: 1. Cartoons are just for kids 2. Audiences aren’t interested in 2-D, hand-drawn animation any more. This explains why the adult-themed, hand-drawn Simpsons Movie was one of this year’s rare summer blockbusters […]

Toon Zone News Interviews Peter Fernandez & Corinne Orr About "Speed Racer"

by Ed Liuon December 25, 2007
In the late 1960’s, a new form of children’s entertainment began its march onto American airwaves. Cartoons imported from Japan and dubbed into English were the first steps towards the multi-million dollar phenomenon that is the current-day anime industry, and all of that can be said to have started with the success of Speed Racer, […]

"Aqua Teen" Bomb Scare Makes #21 on "Fortune’s" 101 Dumbest Business Moments of 2007

by Ed Liuon December 24, 2007
Cartoon Network has landed at #21 on Fortune magazine’s 101 Dumbest Moments in Business list for 2007 for the attempt to publicize the Adult Swim show Aqua Teen Hunger Force using electronic lightboards placed in urban areas, which triggered a massive bomb scare in the city of Boston, MA. The negative impact of the stunt […]

"Coraline" Clip Available for On-Line Viewing

by Ed Liuon December 24, 2007
Writer Neil Gaiman has posted a short video clip from Coraline, the stop-motion animated movie adaptation of his novella to be directed by Henry Selick (The Nightmare Before Christmas) and scheduled for release next year.

"Woody Woodpecker" Vol. 2 Announced for DVD

by on December 22, 2007
Universal will release The Woody Woodpecker and Friends Classic Cartoon Collection Vol. 2 to DVD on April 15, TVShowsonDVD reports. The three-disc set will retail for $39.98.

"Futurama," "Doomsday" Blaze New Markets for Old Series

by on December 22, 2007
The success of Futurama and Superman: Doomsday show the profits film companies can reap by reviving cancelled television franchises in the DVD-only market, a news analysis by trade newspaper Variety concludes. Futurama, which was cancelled several years ago, has not returned to the airwaves, but producers David X. Cohen and Matt Groening are producing new […]

"Transformers: Robots in Disguise" That’s Just Prime

by Grant Whiteon December 20, 2007
Transformers, more than meets the eye. Transformers, robots in disguise. Autobots wage their battle to destroy the evil forces of the Decepticons. A set of timeless lyrics that tells you perhaps all you need to know about the Transformers concept. However, as this franchise (now over twenty years old) has grown, keeping things simple perhaps […]