"Captain N and the New Super Mario World" Coming to DVD

by SB20xxon May 6, 2007
According to a post by DVD producer Brian Ward at the Shout! Factory message boards, Captain N and the New Super Mario World is currently in progress for an upcoming DVD release. No date has been set; stay tuned to Toon Zone as this develops. [Source: Shout! Factory Message Boards ; ]

Sci Fi Channel to Debut Anime Block in June – Updated With Schedule

by Ed Liuon May 5, 2007
Broadcasting & Cable is reporting that the Sci Fi Channel will be launching a 2-hour anime block on Monday nights starting on June 11. The content will be provided by Starz Media’s Manga Entertainment imprint, although no titles were available at press time. The block will air from 11:00 PM to 1:00 AM, putting it […]

Press Release: Liv Tyler Signs on to Marvel Studios’ The Incredible Hulk

by on May 5, 2007
Film Smashes into Theaters June 13, 2008 Marvel Studios announced today that Hollywood starlet Liv Tyler will join the cast of the highly-anticipated, new big screen adaptation of The Incredible Hulk. Tyler has signed on to play Betty Ross, the longtime love interest of Dr. Bruce Banner aka The Hulk. She joins two-time Academy Award® […]

"Peter Pan" Platinum Edition: We’re Off to Never, Never Land!

by on May 5, 2007
Peter Pan remains one of my all-time favorite Disney animated features, even though I didn’t grow up with it like I did with The Little Mermaid and Aladdin. But there’s something about Peter Pan that lets me enjoy it more than other Disney films. Before sitting down and watching it for the first time in […]

"The Tick" Season 2 on DVD 8/7/07

by SB20xxon May 4, 2007
The Tick‘s second season will be released on the same day as Darkwing Duck: August 7, 2007. The 2-disc set will contain the following episodes: -The Little Wooden Boy and the Belly of Love -Alone Together -Armless But Not Harmless -Leonardo da Vinci and His Fightin’ Genius Time Commandos! -Coach Fussell’s Lament -Bloomsday -Evil Sits […]

"Darkwing Duck" Vol. 2 on 8/7/07

by SB20xxon May 4, 2007
The second volume of Disney’s Darkwing Duck will be released on August 7, 2007 for $34.99. These 27 episodes are to be expected on this 3-disc set: -All’s Fahrenheit in Love and War -Whiffle While You Work -Ghoul of My Dreams -Adopt-a-Con -Toys Czar Us -The Secret Origins of Darkwing Duck -Up, Up, and Awry […]

What A Tangled Web We Weave – Bob Richardson Talks Spider-Man

by on May 4, 2007
Bob Richardson was the Supervising Producer of Spider-Man: The Animated Series. His job was to oversee every aspect of the show’s strenuous production from start to finish. The Marvel Animation Age and Toon Zone News caught up with Bob via e-mail to speak about his work on the show. Marvel Animation Age/Toon Zone News: How […]

"Black Cat" Vol. 4: Spicy Pepper Chocolate for Everyone!

by on May 4, 2007
It’s time for some bad luck in the Black Cat series, entering in the form of a crazy, love-struck schoolgirl out to impress her man in anyway she can, including shooting fireballs at anyone who gets between them. “The Love Cat” picks up the story a few days after the incidents that ended the previous […]

Naruto hits the road

by Weathermanon May 3, 2007
Starting on May 26 in Secaucus, NJ, Viz will be taking Naruto on a road trip. The company has plans to run a rolling showcase of Naruto products at several Walmarts across the country. In addition to Secaucus, they plan to go to Baltimore, Maryland; Belleville, Indiana; Bentonville, Arkansas; and Pleasanton, California. The show will […]

Viz to launch 4 new shonen titles in fall of 2007

by Weathermanon May 3, 2007
Viz has announced that they will be putting 4 new shonen titles into book form for publication in the Fall of 2007. The titles are Yu!-Gi!-Oh! GX, Tekkonkinkreet, Kurohime and Muhyo & Roji’s Bureau of Supernatural Investigation. Yu!-Gi!-Oh! GX will be hitting stores in November of 2007 for a price of $7.99. The manga is […]