PR: Avatar’s Hour-Long Movie "Day of Black Sun" Premieres on Nickelodeon Fri, Nov. 30

by Matt Hazudaon November 14, 2007
Burbank, CA, November 14, 2007 – Nickelodeon’s hit series Avatar: The Last Airbender invades television screens with a new one-hour TV movie “Day of Black Sun” on Friday, Nov. 30 from 8 to 9 p.m. (ET/PT). The epic third season of the series from creators Mike DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko continues as Aang and his […]

Goku, Piccolo Actors Announced for Live-Action "Dragonball" Movie

by Matt Hazudaon November 14, 2007 is reporting that Twentieth Century Fox has announced actor Justin Chatwin (War of the Worlds) will be playing the lead character of Goku in their live-action version of the popular Dragonball manga and anime series. In addition, James Masters, best known as Spike from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, will be playing the […]

"Spider-Man 3" and "Transformers" Dominate the DVD Market

by Weathermanon November 14, 2007
Spider-Man 3, the top grossing movie of the 2007 summer movie season, has roared out of the gates in stores, taking the number one spot for its first week of release. Transformers, the previous number one for the last two weeks, fell to number two. In addition, the Spider-Man movie boxset containing all three films […]

Media Blasters Potentially Dubbing Three New Shows

by Weathermanon November 14, 2007
The CEO of Media Blasters, John Sirabella, has confirmed on the Anime on DVD web forum, though not in an official annoucement, that his company is currently working on dubbing for Genshkin 2, Genshkin spinoff Kujibiki and new series Doujin Work. All three titles are explorations of the anime fandom community in Japan and their […]

"Galaxy Angel Rune" Vol. 4: A Dizzying Mix of Highs and Lows

by Classic Speedyon November 14, 2007
In any comedy series there will occasionally be lulls when the writing staff either wasn’t at the top of their game or the execution wasn’t fine-tuned to perfection. Galaxy Angel Rune, the sequel to the four previous Galaxy Angel series with an entirely new cast of characters (Apricot, Lily, Anise, Nano-Nano Pudding, and Kahula/Tequila), is […]

Season 1 of "A Pup Named Scooby-Doo" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson November 13, 2007 reports that Warner will release Season 1 of A Pup Named Scooby-Doo on March 18th. The 2-disc set will contain 13 episodes from the shows first season. The show has been on DVD in 7 separate volumes. No word on bonus features as of yet.

"Witchblade" Vol. 2: Titillation and… Character Development?

by Classic Speedyon November 13, 2007
Don’t let the promo art fool you. Witchblade is more than just a show about a scantily clad babe ripping enemies to shreds with her sharp weaponry. Yes, it does include that, but the appeal of the show also comes from the human drama of Masane and her daughter, Rihoko, trying to make it in […]

PR: Nicktoons GM Keith Dawkins Promoted to Sr. Vice President

by Ed Liuon November 12, 2007
Nicktoons Network General Manager Keith Dawkins, Expands Role To Senior Vice President, Nickelodeon Programming Partnerships Nicktoons Network Hits Distribution Milestone of 50 Million Households NEW YORK – Nov. 12, 2007 – Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids and Family Group has expanded Nicktoons Network General Manager (GM) Keith Dawkins’ position to Senior Vice President (SVP), Nickelodeon Programming Partnerships. In […]

Amy Wolfram and Karl Kerschl on "Teen Titans: Year One" Mini-Series

by Ed Liuon November 12, 2007
Comic Book Resources has spoken to writer Amy Wolfram and artist Karl Kerschl about Teen Titans: Year One, an upcoming six-issue mini-series from DC Comics that will “re-imagine” DC’s iconic teen superteam starting in January. Wolfram was a writer and story editor for the Teen Titans cartoon, and she addresses how she is dealing with […]

"Afro Samurai" Scores Big in Japan

by Ed Liuon November 12, 2007
An article at reports on the success that Afro Samurai has had in Japan, making it one of the relatively few American-produced cartoons that has managed to gain a large Japanese fanbase. The article notes that Afro Samurai creator Takashi Okazaki initially had trouble garnering much attention with the original Afro Samurai manga, and […]