We had so much fun with the Top 5 Animated Mothers article for Mother’s Day that we decided that we had to do a follow-up for dads. Presented for your enjoyment are Toon Zone News’ opinionated picks for the top 5 animated dads in honor of Father’s Day, plus a collection of the top 5 […]
Shotaro Ishinomori, creator of such popular titles as Cyborg 009 and Android Kikaider, is a legend in the manga world; his mentor was none other than Osamu Tezuka. This latest anime, 009-1, is an adaptation of his manga, which first premiered in the Shukan Manga Action magazine in 1967. The work was targeted towards younger […]
VIZ Media has announced the first volume of their hit anime series MÄR, released on Tuesday, June 12, 2007. The first disc, Gateway to MÄR contains 4 episodes of the series with special foil packaging and a limited-edition poster as special premiums. Read the full press release here.
YTV and Treehouse have announced their programming highlights for August 2007. Highlights include a Sneak Peek Week for new shows coming in September 2007 like Storm Hawks and Legion of Superheroes; the Summer Phreakend of spooky cartoons like Danny Phantom; No Pants Day with Jimmy Neutron and SpongeBob SquarePants; and movie blocks on Saturdays and […]
A press release from BCI reveals that a third volume of Happy Tree Friends on DVD will be released on August 7, 2007. The series puts a bizarre and gory twist on the average cute, fuzzy animal cartoons. No details were provided on the number of discs, number of episodes, or special featuers. Read the […]
ADV’s Anime Network has licensed the television rights to The Right Stuf Intl.’s Ninja Nonsense. The show is a comedy about a young ninja-in-training and her misadventures after being caught by her intended victim in the act of stealing some underwear. Ninja Nonsense will debuting on the Anime Network’s VOD on July 5th. [source: Anime […]
Imagi Studios Gatchaman the hiring of veteran screenwriter Robert Mark Kamen to write the screenplay for their upcoming CGI-animated Gatchaman movie, directed by TMNT‘s Kevin Munroe and currently scheduled for completion in late 2008. A veteran writer who has enjoyed a writing partnership with French producer and director Luc Besson, Kamen has authored 18 produced […]
Wednesday, 13 June 2007 Imagi Studios announces the signing of veteran screenwriter Robert Mark Kamen (Lethal Weapon 3) for the new CG-animated feature film Gatchaman, which will be completed in 2008 Los Angeles, June 13, 2007 – Robert Mark Kamen has been signed to write the screenplay for the upcoming CG-animated motion picture Gatchaman, it […]
Hazuki and Kouhei have been on one wild ride, through monster attacks and vampire attacks. Some great variety there. Oh yeah, and Hazuki had an identity crisis mid-way through the series. But after all that, it’s finally the end of Moon Phase. Previously, Kouhei and Hazuki were forced to hide in the Mido family shrine […]
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts column has spoken with Robot Chicken’s Doug Goldstein on the Star Wars parody/tribute episode of the show which will debut on Sunday, June 17, at 10:00 PM (Eastern) on Adult Swim. Goldstein discusses how the episode came to be and what it’s like to work on the show.