"The Trinity Blood Movie" – Anime Vampire Hunters on the Big Screen

by Karl Olsonon May 4, 2006
Funimation Films will roll out the first 4 episodes of Trinity Blood as a “movie” in theaters this Friday, embarking on a bold experiment that could add a new and interesting route for people to check out anime before they plunk down $29.95 for the first DVD (or even more than that if you, like […]

"Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monsters" Comes to DVD

by Zeddon May 4, 2006
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" Comes to DVD

by Zeddon May 4, 2006
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 […]

"Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers" Official Press Release

by Zeddon May 4, 2006
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 […]

2005-2006 Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Award Winners Announced

by Zeddon May 4, 2006
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 […]

Simon Furman Talks "Transformers: Stormbringer"

by Ed Liuon May 3, 2006
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.

ADV Films Announces New July Titles

by Dr. Daedaluson May 2, 2006
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 […]

Hayao Miyazaki to Announce Next Film on May 5

by Ed Liuon May 2, 2006
A news report on 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.

"TV Guide" Posts Character Designs for "Legion of Superheroes"

by Ed Liuon May 2, 2006
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 […]

"Hikaro No Go" to Debut on ImaginAsian TV on May 2

by Ed Liuon May 2, 2006
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.