4Kids Entertainment Home Video, Inc., in association with FUNimation Entertainment, has set a May 23, 2006 street date for Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monsters — the first of two all-new, direct-to-DVD Capsule Monster films to be released this year. In the follow up to the theatrical film and DVD release — Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie — the new […]
Charlie & Lola Volumes 1 & 2 are coming to DVD from Warner Home Video. The release will closely follow the July launch of four new Charlie and Lola books from Penguin. Technical info on the DVD releases follows: Product Info MPAA: NR Product Type: Sell Through Media Quantity: 1 Disc Configuration: 1) 5-Single Sided […]
Warner Home Video has issued the following press release for the upcoming release of Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers: Avaste Ye! The ever dueling duo is back, but this time your two favorite furry friends have “all paws on deck” while searching for buried treasure in Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers from Warner […]
The Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Award winners for 2005-2006 have been announced. The following is a list of animation-related winners: Outstanding Children’s Animated Program Jakers! The Adventures Of Piggley Winks (PBS) Outstanding Special Class Animated Program The Batman (Kids’ WB!) Outstanding Performer In An Animated Program Jakers! The Adventures Of Piggley Winks (PBS) Maile Flanagan […]
Writer Simon Furman has spoken to Newsarama about Transformers: Stormbringer, a four-issue mini-series coming from IDW Publishing in July. The series will focus on a human-free zone on Cybertron, and will attempt to address the fans’ call for “intense, full blown giant robot (sans humans) action.” Several preview pages are included in the article.
First up: Complete collections. Cyberteam in Akihabara, Gravion Zwei, and Petite Princess Yucie are getting re-released in the slim thinpak form, while Gantz‘s complete second season gets a regular box. In terms of new shows, This Ugly Yet Beautiful World will be released on July 4th in both regular and artbox form. Area 88‘s OVA […]
A news report on Nausicaa.net states that famed director Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli will announce his next film project on May 5, 2006, as part of an interview commemorating Children’s Day in Japan.
The Superman Homepage is hosting an exclusive image from TV Guide of character designs for the upcoming Superboy and the Legion of Superheroes animated TV show. The picture comes from the May 8 edition of TV Guide magazine, which will also include an article about the show. (via Hannibal Tabu’s Comics Reel at Comic Book […]
A press release has announced that VIZ Media’s Hikaru No Go will be premiering tonight, May 2, 2006, on ImaginAsian TV at 8:00 PM ET/PT. iaTV will broadcast both dubbed and subtitled versions of the TV series.
The Los Angeles Times has published an article examining the possibility that DreamWorks Animation SKG will be acquired by another movie studio seeking a 3-D CGI animation branch (free registration required). Arguments for a buyout involve the Disney/Pixar merger, the success of DreamWorks franchises such as Shrek, and studio competition with Disney in the animated […]