Media Blasters Potentially Dubbing Three New Shows

by Weathermanon November 14, 2007
The CEO of Media Blasters, John Sirabella, has confirmed on the Anime on DVD web forum, though not in an official annoucement, that his company is currently working on dubbing for Genshkin 2, Genshkin spinoff Kujibiki and new series Doujin Work. All three titles are explorations of the anime fandom community in Japan and their […]

"Galaxy Angel Rune" Vol. 4: A Dizzying Mix of Highs and Lows

by SB20xxon November 14, 2007
In any comedy series there will occasionally be lulls when the writing staff either wasn’t at the top of their game or the execution wasn’t fine-tuned to perfection. Galaxy Angel Rune, the sequel to the four previous Galaxy Angel series with an entirely new cast of characters (Apricot, Lily, Anise, Nano-Nano Pudding, and Kahula/Tequila), is […]

Season 1 of "A Pup Named Scooby-Doo" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson November 13, 2007 reports that Warner will release Season 1 of A Pup Named Scooby-Doo on March 18th. The 2-disc set will contain 13 episodes from the shows first season. The show has been on DVD in 7 separate volumes. No word on bonus features as of yet.

"Witchblade" Vol. 2: Titillation and… Character Development?

by SB20xxon November 13, 2007
Don’t let the promo art fool you. Witchblade is more than just a show about a scantily clad babe ripping enemies to shreds with her sharp weaponry. Yes, it does include that, but the appeal of the show also comes from the human drama of Masane and her daughter, Rihoko, trying to make it in […]

PR: Nicktoons GM Keith Dawkins Promoted to Sr. Vice President

by Ed Liuon November 12, 2007
Nicktoons Network General Manager Keith Dawkins, Expands Role To Senior Vice President, Nickelodeon Programming Partnerships Nicktoons Network Hits Distribution Milestone of 50 Million Households NEW YORK – Nov. 12, 2007 – Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group has expanded Nicktoons Network General Manager (GM) Keith Dawkins’ position to Senior Vice President (SVP), Nickelodeon Programming Partnerships. In […]

Amy Wolfram and Karl Kerschl on "Teen Titans: Year One" Mini-Series

by Ed Liuon November 12, 2007
Comic Book Resources has spoken to writer Amy Wolfram and artist Karl Kerschl about Teen Titans: Year One, an upcoming six-issue mini-series from DC Comics that will “re-imagine” DC’s iconic teen superteam starting in January. Wolfram was a writer and story editor for the Teen Titans cartoon, and she addresses how she is dealing with […]

"Afro Samurai" Scores Big in Japan

by Ed Liuon November 12, 2007
An article at reports on the success that Afro Samurai has had in Japan, making it one of the relatively few American-produced cartoons that has managed to gain a large Japanese fanbase. The article notes that Afro Samurai creator Takashi Okazaki initially had trouble garnering much attention with the original Afro Samurai manga, and […]

NY Times on SpongeBob’s Yearlong Journey to Atlantis

by Ed Liuon November 12, 2007
The New York Times has examined the year-long process to bring the SpongeBob SquarePants special episode Atlantis SquarePantis from concept to screens (free registration required). The article examines the outline-driven writing of the show; the reasons, benefits, and added overhead for outsourcing animation to Korea; the continuing involvement of creator Stephen Hillenburg in SpongeBob; and […]

Starz Channels to Air "Full Metal Alchemist" Movie & "Desert Punk" on Animidnight

by Ed Liuon November 11, 2007
The Starz cable networks have announced upcoming titles scheduled for their Tuesday night “Animidnight” blocks: Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa Tuesday, Nov. 13 at Midnight on Starz Edge Summary: Trapped in another dimension, Edward Eric – the Fullmetal Alchemist – tries to uses his magic to help his brother fight a hostile enemy. […]

New York Anime Festival Releases Full Panel and Screening Information

by Ed Liuon November 10, 2007
The New York Anime Festival has released its full panel and screening information on its website. Highlights include industry panels from anime and manga media companies, cultural discussions, premiere anime screenings, a Maid Cafe, and the World Cosplay Summit Masquerade. The New York Anime Festival will take place from December 7-9, 2007, at the Jacob […]