The ICv2 website has posted a three part interview with one of Viz Media’s Senior Vice Presidents, Liza Coppola. The interview covers Viz’s upcoming plans for Naruto, manga in the USA and the increasing market share of Shoujo titles and its implications for the US manga and anime markets as well as Viz’s English-language productions. […]
Viz has signed up Langer Juices to help promote the upcoming DVD release of Naruto: The Movie: Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow. The DVD sets will include a coupon for Langer products. Select Langer juice packages will have a Naruto mini-manga and larger bottels of juice will have a sweepstakes entry form on […]
The Dentsu Agency is now the sole owner of Geneon USA. Mitsubishi had purchased a 34% share in the company last year, but has divested itself of those shares, leaving Dentsu as the sole owner. Interstingly enough, the company now handling Geneon’s distribution, ADV, is partially owned by a Japanese company, the Sojitz Corporation. Geneon […]
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed Jennifer Oxley of the Little Airplane studio on Nickelodeon’s Wonder Pets. Oxley discusses her high standards for the show and how she meets her own goals by producing the entire show in-house domestically. She also discusses her past, working for indie animators John Canemaker and Bill Plympton, as well as […]
The tenth season of The Simpsons is difficult to summarize, because there are so many things to say about it, both good and bad. It wasn’t like the first four seasons, which defined the characters and humor style, or Mirkin’s seasons, which were consistently funny, or Oakley & Weinstein’s seasons, which had a near-perfect combination […]
LOS ANGELES AND NEW YORK – Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Television look to bring even more web-slinging animated adventures of Marvel’s legendary Super Hero Spider-Man to television audiences as they have announced plans to increase their production commitment for the new The Spectacular Spider-Man television series. Marvel and SPT have green-lit Culver Entertainment to […]
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner Brothers will release The All New Superfriends Hour: Season One, Volume 1 will be out on DVD on January 8th, 2008. The 2 disc set will contain 32 cartoons and features the debut of the Wonder Twins. Each cartoon will consist of the following: 1. Core team: consist of two core […]
ADVFilms.com has made the first episode of Red Garden available for viewing on-line for free. The series from Studio GONZO will be coming to DVD on September 18, 2007; a pre-order promotion will make the first volume available for $19.99.
The Transformers saga erupts in Devastation IDW Publishing’s latest Transformers title chronicles the third chapter in the series about the hidden war between the Autobots and the Decepticons. San Diego, CA (September 6, 2007)—The Transformers’ secret war on Earth continues in IDW Publishing’s latest blockbuster, The Transformers: Devastation, the first issue of which hits comics […]
Warner Brothers Animation has released five new images from the new season of The Batman, which debuts on the Kids WB block on the CW network on September 22, 2007.