Classic Gumby Getting Digital Distribution

by on March 17, 2007
Gumby is marking his fiftieth anniversary with a facelift and a digital premiere, Clokey Productions has announced. Classic episodes of the Gumby TV series are now available on Google, YouTube, AOL/In2TV, and the DMGI channel, after undergoing a digital remastering and audio restoration. They have also been restored to their original eleven-minute format. This fall […]

"Captain N": The Greatest Video Game Cartoon Ever

by on March 17, 2007
Back in the late 80s, Nintendo decided that its super-successful Nintendo Entertainment System could support a cartoon or two; the results included The Super Mario Bros. Super Show and The Legend of Zelda: The Animated Series. After those two series became hits, Nintendo decided to show off the rest of its library in Captain N: […]

4Kids Posts Million-Dollar Loss in 2006

by on March 16, 2007
4Kids Entertainment lost $2.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2006 on revenues of $18.3 million, the company announced today. That compares to a $500,000 profit on revenues of $23.5 million in the same quarter of 2005. For the year, 4Kids lost $1 million on revenues of $71.8 million, compared to 2005 earnings of $5.1 […]

Highlander: The Search for Vengeance trailer online

by on March 16, 2007
IMAGI Animation Studios has posted a link to the new Highlander anime movie. The trailer can be viewed directly by going to this site. Highlander: The Search for Vengeance is being directed by Ninja Scroll director Yoshiaki Kawajiri and animated by Madhouse Studios. It is produced by IMAGI Animation Studios and will be released to […]

"Peter Pan" Beats "South Park" in DVD Debut

by on March 16, 2007
The Peter Pan Platinum Edition and the ninth season of South Park both premiered on DVD this week, but the boy who’ll never grow up decisively outsold the kids who are wise beyond their years, according to Video Business Online. Peter Pan debuted in the number one spot on the DVD sales chart, meaning it […]

"Justice League Unlimited" Season 3: Thank Grodd for One More Season

by on March 15, 2007
After an unprecedented fourteen-year run of top-notch cartoons and Static Shock, the regular run of the DC animated universe (DCAU) comes to a close with the DVD release of the final seasons of Justice League Unlimited and Batman Beyond. I choose not to whine and moan about its passing: The DCAU lasted a lot longer […]

Cartoon Network renews Prince of Tennis and MAR

by Weathermanon March 15, 2007
Viz Media has announced that Cartoon Network has renewed Prince of Tennis and MAR for an additional season each. Both titles are currently broadcast as part of the Toonami block on Saturday nights. [Source: Anime News Network]

PR: Adventure Company and Telltale Announce Partnership to Bring Sam & Max: Season 1

by on March 15, 2007
The Adventure Company and Telltale Announce Partnership to Bring Sam & Max: Season 1 to Retail The Adventure Company Will Distribute Funniest PC Game of the Year to Retail Stores in Time for the 2007 Holiday Season! Sam & Max, the legendary dog and rabbit crime-fighting stars that have been reintroduced to the gaming public […]

Viz Media Announces New July and August Titles

by on March 15, 2007
The Taste of Tea, a new film being released by Viz Media, will be released this July. July will also see the latest volumes of popular Shonen Jump titles like Naruto, Bleach, and Hikaru no Go, as well as the second season of Ranma 1/2. In August, the second volume of MÄR as well as […]

"Ah! My Goddess," "Guyver" Get May DVD Dates

by on March 15, 2007
ADV Films will release the second season of Ah! My Goddess: Flights of Fancy and the fourth volume of Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor to DVD on May 8, the company said yesterday. Ah! My Goddess: Flights of Fancy will present the first four episodes in both English 2.0 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras […]