VIZ, Amtrak, and Pokemon Team for NY Trip Giveaway

by Ed Liuon September 13, 2006
VIZ Media is teaming up with Amtrak and Pokémon USA for a contest to give away a five-day/four-night trip to New York City to celebrate the release of Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew. Details will be available in a special prize pack distributed on Pokémon-branded Amtrak train running from Boston, MA to Washington, […]


by Ed Liuon September 13, 2006
VIZ MEDIA WANTS POKÉMON FANS TO “CATCH ‘EM ALL” WITH A RIDE ON AMTRAK San Francisco, CA, September 8, 2006 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, Amtrak and Pokémon USA, present the “Gotta Catch a Ride to New York!” Sweepstakes! The […]

"The Batman Season Two": The Batman Strikes Back?

by Stuon September 13, 2006
With its opening season rarely rising above mediocrity, The Batman needed a hell of a lot of work if it was to become worthy of 22 minutes of your time. Despite awesome character models, stunning animation and amazing chorography, The Batman was tiresome to watch in its initial season – the characters were two-dimensional bores, […]

Apple Unveils Movie Download Service; "Cars" Coming Soon

by Ed Liuon September 12, 2006
Apple Computer revealed a long-awaited downloadable digital video service that will sell movies through its iTunes Music Store. Current content will include movies from Walt Disney Company studios, including Disney, Pixar, Touchstone and Miramax, with Pixar’s Cars to be available soon. Resolution of the video files will be 640×480, in “Dolby Surround” sound according to […]

Bandai Provides Anime to Amazon’s Unbox Service

by Ed Liuon September 12, 2006
Bandai will be providing anime content for’s newly unveiled “Unbox” service, which provides high-quality downloadable video content over broadband connections. Among the titles to be available from Unbox are Eureka SeveN, Escaflowne, Witch Hunter Robin, and several Mobile Suit Gundam titles. Launched on Thursday, September 7, Amazon’s Unbox service already includes a variety of […]

Bandai Announces New December Titles

by Dr. Daedaluson September 11, 2006
Four Bandai titles are set for December releases: Eureka 7 (vol. 5; also available in limited edition), Fantastic Children (vol. 6), IGPX (vol. 7), and Magical Meow Meow Taruto Complete Collection. [Source: AnimeOnDVD]

"She-Ra" S1 V1 Coming to DVD (Updated 9/11)

by Dan Collinson September 11, 2006 reports that Season 1 Volume 1 of She-Ra: Princess of Power will be available on DVD on November 7th. This release will be the first of three box sets to cover all 93 episodes of the spin-off to He-Man & the Masters of the Universe. Extras will be announced by the end of next […]

Press Release: "She-Ra: Princess of Power Season 1 Volume 1"

by Dan Collinson September 11, 2006
SHE-RA CLAIMS HER STAKE IN THE DVD MARKET! NAVARRE’S BCI TO RELEASE 32 DIGITALLY REMASTERED EPISODES OF<O</O <O</O “She-Ra: Princess of Power®“<O</O SEASON ONE, VOLUME ONE <O</O Six DVD Set in a Six-Panel DigiPak Available November 7th for $49.98<O</O <O</O Los Angeles, CA – Her predecessor, He-Man, set the bar in the DVD market over […]

The "Groovie Goolies" Coming to DVD (Updated 9/10)

by Dan Collinson September 10, 2006
BCI & Entertainment Rights are releasing Groovie Goolies: The Saturday “Mourning” Collection on DVD October 24th. The show was once part of Sabrina & the Groovie Goolies, along with Sabrina: The Teenage Witch, and aired on CBS in 1970 as a Laugh-In type of show about a group of monsters living in Horrible Hall. Among […]

Full Episode Synopsis for "The Batman"’s Fourth Season Revealed

by Bird Boyon September 7, 2006
The World’s Finest has updated their The Batman Season 4 Episode Guide and Episode Listing pages with the episode synopses and titles. Beware of spoilers!