According to the latest “Phoenix” newsletter, more than 1,600 pre-orders for The Last Unicorn 25th Anniversary DVD edition came in directly to the Conlan Press website. The response has temporarily overwhelmed author Peter S. Beagle and the staff, who were expecting approximately 300 pre-orders before the DVD’s February 6 release date. The needs to fulfill […]
The third DVD collection of Voltron: Guardian of the Universe, originally slated for release on February 27, has now been rescheduled for early May, tvshowsondvd.com reports. May 8 is now believed to be the new launch date.
Central Park Media will re-release and re-price its Cat Soup Collector’s Series Edition DVD this April, the company said yesterday. The special collection will hit stores on April 24 with a suggested retail price of $14.95. DVD extras will include a director’s commentary, director interview, trailer, art gallery, and previews. It will also include a […]
Max & Ruby will mark Easter with the debut of new episodes and the release of new merchandise, producer Nelvana Enterprises announced earlier this week. In addition, the company says that a large-format traveling stage show based on the series will begin touring in the fall of 2007. New Max & Ruby episodes will begin […]
Naruto‘s third uncut box set will be released on 5/29/07 in both regular ($49.98) and special editions ($69.98). In addition, further volumes of the following are expected in May: * Bleach vol. 4: 5/29/07 – 100 min. * Hikaru No Go vol. 8: 5/29/07 – 100 min. * Naruto vol. 12: 5/29/07 – 100 min. […]
Bandai Visual USA has announced a promotional Gunbuster sweepstakes, with a star prize of a trip to Japan. Runner-ups will receive a selection of Gunbuster merchandise. In addition, Bandai Visual will also be offering a limited edition Gunbuster ‘trailer manga card’ by famed Japanese artist Haruhiko Mikimoto. The card will be available via a survey […]
Disney Channel: DISNEY-ABC TELEVISION GROUP ANNOUNCES 2007-08 KIDS PROGRAMMING LINEUP Following a year of record-breaking ratings and chart-topping music success combined with a celebrated kid-driven, family inclusive, parent-approved brand affinity, Disney-ABC Television Group unveiled its kids’ programming slate for the 2007-08 television season. Gary Marsh, president, Entertainment, Disney Channel Worldwide, and Tricia Wilber, executive vice […]
Bandai Visual Japan has released details on a Gundam SEED and Gundam SEED Destiny fan DVD, Gunota Headlines reports. The DVD will include remixes of select character image songs, an animated short in the style of the popular SEED Club parody comics, and a look at the various SEED dubs produced around the world.
FUNimation has announced a deal with Apple, Inc. to sell episodes of their anime properties on Apple’s iTunes store. The episodes will be English-dubbed and will sell for $1.99 each, or as a single-price “season” option — currently $38.99. The launch titles are Desert Punk, Samurai 7 and Speed Grapher, with FUNimation promising more selections […]
Nickelodeon Latin America has picked up the rights to Breakthrough Entertainment’s Captain Flamingo and Jimmy Two Shoes. Captain Flamingo, featuring the adventures of pint-sized hero Milo Powell and his best pal, anonymous sidekick and not-so-secret admirer, Lizbeth, is set for a spring premiere. The series is 65 half-hour episodes plus two 30-minute episodes comprised of […]