Press Release: "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe 2002"

by Dan Collinson January 14, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE<O</O <O</O TAKE HOME THE POWER!<O</O HE-MAN® <O</O AND THE <O</O MASTERS <O</O OF THE UNIVERSE®<O</O <O</O Includes the First 13 Episodes<O</O From the 2002 Emmy®-Award Winning Series<O</O Debuts on DVD on February 19, 2008 <O</O <O</O New Hope, MN (January 9, 2007) – BCI Entertainment announces the much-anticipated DVD release of HE-MAN®AND […]

PR: TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED Premieres #1 on All Television Among Boys

by Matt Hazudaon January 14, 2008
Cartoon Network launched into 2008 with the half-hour original series premiere of TRANSFORMERS ANIMATED (Saturday, Jan. 5, 10:30 a.m.), charting impressive double-digit delivery and ratings gains among key kid demos and ranking #1 in its time period versus all broadcast and cable competition with boys 6-11 and boys 2-11, according to preliminary data from Nielsen […]

Mad For "Mushi-Shi"

by Jameson January 14, 2008
It sometimes seems that Japanese animation ranges over a smaller field than you might hope. Fighting. Big breasts. Confused young protagonists. Big breasts. Naive females with big breasts. More fighting. Comical sweat drops, big breasts and some more fighting for the sake of naive women with big breasts. Smoking isn’t cool. Unless you’re Ginko. Remember […]

"Emma: A Victorian Romance" Season 1 DVD Announced by RightStuf

by Classic Speedyon January 11, 2008
RightStuf announced the first season of Emma: A Victorian Romance, an anime romance series from 2005 set in 19th century London. It will be released on 6/24/08 for $49.99, and will contain all twelve episodes from season one. [Source: RightStuf ]

"Thundercats": A Critical Retrospective

by JerryvonKrameron January 11, 2008
Looking back, I see growing up in the UK in the 1980s as a uniquely soulless experience. When I was eight, my favourite drink was Coca-Cola, my favourite treat on a day out was a visit to McDonalds, and my favourite cartoon action hero was a guy designed solely to sell plastic action figures. (If […]

Newtype USA to Cease Publication; (UPDATED) Replaced with New Magazine "PiQ"

by Weathermanon January 10, 2008
ADV has informed retailers that they will be ceasing production of their Newtype USA magazine as of February 2008. It is unclear if they mean the February issue or the March issue that would be shipping in February. Newtype USA had been published by ADV since November of 2002. Toon Zone News will be following […]

"American Dad" Vol. 3 Coming in April

by Classic Speedyon January 10, 2008
Fox has announced that the third volume of American Dad will be released on 4/15/08 for $39.98. Episodes included: -Bush Comes to Dinner -American Dream Factory -A.T. The Abusive Terrestrial -Black Mystery Month -An Apocalypse to Remember -Four Little Words -When a Stan Loves a Woman -I Can’t Stan You -The Magnificent Steven -Joint Custody […]

GhibliWorld Talks to Enrico Casarosa on Studio Ghibli’s Influence on Pixar

by Ed Liuon January 10, 2008 has published Cartoon Brew about how Studio Ghibli, and specifically the work of director Hayao Miyazaki, has affected the films made by Pixar Animation Studios. Casarosa discusses how he discovered Miyazaki, how Miyazaki’s films have affected his work personally and the work of the studio, the differences between American and Japanese animated movie production, […]

Bandai Entertainment Confirms Recall on 4 DVDs

by Weathermanon January 10, 2008
Due to an error at their DVD duplicator, Bandai Entertainment has recalled Gundam Seed Destiny #12, Eureka 7 # 11, Flag #2 and My-Otome #4. The DVDs have already been replaced at retail stores. Starting on January 17th, Bandai Entertainment will have a link on their website for people who already purchased the defective discs […]

"Dragonball Z": This Is the Show That Never Ends. It Goes On and On Without End

by Dukeon January 10, 2008
Do you realize that it’s been over ten years since Dragonball Z first aired on American TV? That it’s been almost twenty since it premiered in Japan? And yet, it lives on. Dozens of single DVDs, lots of movies, a successful video game franchise, a live-action movie that is kind-of/sort-of being made. And now we […]