"Beetle Bailey" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson October 27, 2007 reports that BCI will release Beetle Bailey: The Complete Collection on DVD on November 6. Based on the popular comic strip by Mort Walker, the 2 disc set will contain all 50 Beetle Bailey cartoons, and many of them makes their DVD debut.

Illumitoon’s "B’tX", "Beet" and "BoBoBo-Bo" DVDs Possibly Discontinued

by Weathermanon October 27, 2007
Anime News Network is reporting that Right Stuf International has reclassified the DVDs of B’tX Volumes 3-5, Beet the Vandel Buster Volumes 2-5, and BoBoBo-Bo Bo-BoBo Volumes 2-8 as “discontinued”. Illumitoon Entertainment had previously released all three titles and had more DVDs for them lined up for this year and next year. One Illumitoon title, […]

"Afro Samurai" Sequel Confirmed by Takashi Okazaki

by Weathermanon October 26, 2007
The Manichi Daily News has interviewed the creator of Afro Samurai, Takashi Okazaki, and he has confirmed that a new season is in production now. The new season will be a follow up to the first 5 episodes and will feature a female counterpart for Afro. The new season will be broadcast on the Spike […]

"The Legend of Prince Valiant" Vol. 2: Dub This a Classic

by on October 26, 2007
The other day I heard a radio talk show guest singing the praises of the morally fortified adventures of the Hardy Boys. Oops, there goes half the audience. You know that Nancy Drew movie that neither you and nor anyone else saw this summer? The Hardy Boys were a lot like that, only four-legged and […]

"The Pixar Story" Documentary in Limited US Theatrical Run from Oct 23 – Nov 15

by Ed Liuon October 26, 2007
The Pixar Story, a documentary film that takes an in-depth look at the formation of Pixar Animation Studios, has launched its limited theatrical run, which began on October 23 and will continue throughout select cities in the United States through November 15. The movie by Leslie Iwerks will be screened in Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Washington […]

"Magikano" Trailer on ADV Films Website

by SB20xxon October 26, 2007
ADV Films has a trailer of the 2006 anime comedy series Magikano available for viewing. The first volume will be released by ADV on 12/4/07 for $29.98 and runs 125 minutes. [Source: ADV ]

Starz Edge to Air "Desert Punk" and "Fullmetal Alchemist" Movie on New Anime Block

by SB20xxon October 26, 2007
Starz Edge is starting a new block dedicated to anime called Animidnight, which will air on Tuesday nights/Wednesday mornings at 12 AM. The block debuts on 11/6/07. During its first week, it will air Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex: Solid State Society; the following week it will air Fullmetal Alchemist: The Movie- Conqueror […]

PR: YTV Airs Canadian Premiere of SpongeBob SquarePants with David Bowie

by Ed Liuon October 25, 2007
YTV AIRS THE EXCLUSIVE CANADIAN PREMIERE OF SPONGEBOB’S ATLANTIS SQUAREPANTIS WITH DAVID BOWIE Three Hour Programming Event Dedicated to Everyone’s Favourite Sea Sponge on Tuesday, November 13 (October 24, 2007- Toronto , Canada ) Viewers can soak up the fun on Tuesday, November 13 when YTV airs a special three-hour SpongeBob SquarePants programming event. Beginning […]

PR: "The Pixar Story" Rolls Out Nationwide on October 23, 2007

by Ed Liuon October 25, 2007
Three Bold Innovators Transform Animated Filmmaking in the Revealing New Documentary THE PIXAR STORY Rolls Out Nationwide on October 23, 2007 From Academy Award® Nominated Filmmaker Leslie Iwerks EMERYVILLE, Calif. , October 11, 2007—Starting in the mid 1980s, an exceptional and inspiring trio of innovators, John Lasseter, Ed Catmull and Steve Jobs, combined their gifts […]

"New Galaxy Anime": New Anime Company Founded & First Title Announced

by SB20xxon October 25, 2007
New Galaxy Anime, a new Region 1 anime company, has launched in Humboldt, CA by CEO Katherine Hennessy. Their website can be viewed here. The company strives to license all-ages anime series, with an emphasis on shoujo titles. New Galaxy Anime says it highly values the artistry of anime, and thus has no plans to […]