"Powerpuff Girls" Season 1 on DVD: Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice

by on June 19, 2007
It’s odd that, of all Cartoon Network’s breakout hits, The Powerpuff Girls should have taken this long to get a season set release. As disappointing as the wait has been, there’s nothing disappointing about the release itself. Not only does it come in beautiful packaging, it also comes with more than fifty-nine minutes of bonus […]

Sony Music Group and Nickelodeon Team Up for Multimedia Properties

by Ed Liuon June 18, 2007
The Sony Music Group and Nickelodeon have just announced a deal to co-produce and co-finance television and music projects over the next four years. The two companies have collaborated before on soundtracks for hit shows like SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer. The first project to come from the new partnership will be the original […]

PR: Sony Music Label Group and MTV Networks’ Nickelodeon to Make TV & Music Together

by Ed Liuon June 18, 2007
SONY MUSIC LABEL GROUP AND MTV NETWORKS’ NICKELODEON TO MAKE TV AND MUSIC TOGETHER Companies Sign New Global Agreement to Co-Develop, Co-Produce and Co-Finance TV Series, Original Movies and Records Partnership Debuts this Fall with Release of Original Music Soundtrack from Nick’s Top ‘Tween Series, The Naked Brothers Band NEW YORK, June 14, 2007 – […]

PR: VIZ Media Licenses Naruto to SBT in Brazil

by Ed Liuon June 18, 2007
GLOBAL AUDIENCE FOR NARUTOâ„¢ EXPANDS AS VIZ MEDIA LICENSES HIT ANIMATED SERIES TO SBT IN BRAZIL Partnership With Leading Broadcaster Brings Popular Action Series To The Largest Market In South America San Francisco, CA JUNE 14, 2007 — VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and […]

"Baki the Grappler" Ends With One Bang, Not Two

by on June 18, 2007
After 44 episodes of training, 44 episodes of getting beat down, and 44 episodes of freaky techniques, Baki the Grappler reaches its final four episodes. Baki has just two opponents between him and ultimate glory. Will he come out on top? Previously, Baki Hanma and Jak Xamma competed in the Supreme Fighting Circuit Ultimate Tournament […]

The Complete "Danger Mouse" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson June 17, 2007 reports that A&E will release Danger Mouse: The Complete Series on August 28th. The 9 disc set contains all 89 episodes, theme song karaoke, the never before seen pilot, “The Mystery of the Lost Chord”, and two bonus episodes from the show’s spin-off, Count Duckula.

A Note of Recognition for…the Top 5 Fathers and Top 5 Father Figures in Animation

by Ed Liuon June 17, 2007
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 […]

"009-1" Volume 1: The Cold War Is Back

by on June 16, 2007
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 […]

MAR Vol. 1 Released on DVD

by Ed Liuon June 15, 2007
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 Announces August 2007 Highlights

by Ed Liuon June 15, 2007
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 […]