Viz acquires Blue Dragon anime series

by on April 16, 2007
At the MIPTV conference in Paris, France today, Viz Media has announced that they have secured the television, home video and non-video game merchandising rights for the Americas, Europe and Oceania to Blue Dragon, a new anime series based on the popular Microsoft Xbox 360 Role Playing Game. To read the full press release, visit […]

Press Release: Viz Media Named Master Licensor For Blue Dragon ™ Anime Series

by on April 16, 2007
New Action Series Is Based On Popular Xbox 360 Game And Features Character Designs By Manga Mastermind, Akira Toriyama San Francisco, CA April 16, 2007 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies announced today that it has secured from a consortium including […]

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film For Theaters: For Fans Only

by SB20xxon April 16, 2007
Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film For Theaters has been the subject of controversy lately. First there was that unexpected bomb scare in Boston; now there’s a movie that many critics and old school animation enthusiasts either don’t get or hate because they get it. And then there are the rest of us, who […]

"Hero High" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson April 15, 2007 reports that BCI will release the cartoon Hero High: The Complete Series on DVD on May 22nd. Hero High is about a group of kids who have super powers going to high school. The kids include Captain California, Glorious Gal, Rex Ruthless, Dirty Trixie, Weatherman, Misty Magic, and Punk Rock. Sometimes the kids will […]

"Mission: Magic!" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson April 15, 2007 reports that BCI is releasing the cartoon that launched the career of Rick Springfield in Mission: Magic! The Complete Series on DVD May 8th. Mission: Magic! is about Miss Tickle, who runs an “Adventurer’s Club” consist of six kids – Vinnie, Kim, Harvey, Franklin, Carol and Socks. And they go to far off adventures […]

"Sonic the Hedgehog": A Fan Looks Back

by on April 14, 2007
It’s a reviewer’s job to be objective, but you, the reader, are going to have a hard time perceiving my objectivity this time. As anybody with half a brain and the ability to Google can discover, I am, or at least was, a major Sonic SatAM fanboy. I haven’t been an active fan for quite […]

"Sonic The Hedgehog": A Classic, Or a Sign of Bad Games to Come?

by on April 14, 2007
Mobius is in a state of war. Julian Kintobor has usurped the throne of the Kingdom of Acorn and re-christened its capital “Robotropolis” and himself “Dr. Robotnik.” Using stolen technology, he is out to turn his enemies into mindless slaves and pollute the planet. One force stands in his way. The Freedom Fighters, with the […]

Dana Snyder, "Master Shake," on "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" Movie; Chuck McCann Pt. 3

by Ed Liuon April 13, 2007
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts column has spoken to voice actor Dana Snyder about Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters. Snyder, the voice of Master Shake, discusses where he gets his character inspiration from and why the movie took so long to make. The column also includes part 3 of the Chuck McCann interview, […]

Alan Burnett on His "Superman/Batman" Story Arc

by Ed Liuon April 13, 2007
Writer Alan Burnett has been interviewed by’s PULSE News about his upcoming six-issue story arc on DC Comics’ Superman/Batman, starting with issue #37. In addition to details about his story (including the tantalizing hint of “Zebra Batman”), Burnett briefly discusses his career in animation from SuperFriends to The Batman.

Press Release: Christina Ricci to Star in "Speed Racer"

by on April 13, 2007
Christina Ricci to Star in Warner Bros. Pictures‘ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ ”Speed Racer” To see a video interview with Christina Ricci talking about being cast in the role of Trixie in ”Speed Racer,” go to Christina Ricci has been set to star opposite Emile Hirsch in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ […]