Press Release: 4Kids Entertainment Reports First Quarter 2007 Results

by on May 10, 2007
4Kids Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: KDE), a global provider of children’s entertainment and merchandise licensing, today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2007. Net revenues in the first quarter of 2007 totaled $14.9 million, compared to $19.3 million for the same period in 2006. The Company’s net loss for the quarter ended March […]

"Full Metal Panic The Second Raid Vol. 2,3,4": Lock and Load High School

by on May 10, 2007
I find the recent deluge of school-based cartoon series to be both curious and tiresome. One would have to think the last thing a kid wants to see after a trying day of math and history is yet another classroom. Thankfully some series try to put a spin on this overly familiar environment, such as […]

Cooke Talks "The Spirit" At CBR

by screw on headon May 9, 2007
Comic Book Resources has an interview with writer/artist Darwyn Cooke about writing, drawing, and re-imagining Will Eisner’s The Spirit. Cooke discusses what’s to come for the comic, his thoughts on the direct-to-DVD animated movie New Frontier, and the possibility of an animated project based on The Spirit.

Media Blasters announces street date for "Ramen Fighter Miki"

by Weathermanon May 9, 2007
Media Blasters has announced a street date for Ramen Fighter Miki. Ramen Fighter Miki is a shounen anime set in a noodle shop. The star character, Miki, is the shop’s poster girl who’s violent temper get her and the rest of the store’s employees into comedic trouble fairly often. The first DVD will street on […]

Anime Central Con Clarifies Bulk Mail Badge Policy

by Ed Liuon May 9, 2007
The Anime Central convention drew fire from many on-line communities by shipping pre-registration badges via bulk mail, meaning that some attendees might not receive their badges in time for the convention this weekend, May 11-13.’s PULSE News has spoken with the convention chair Beryl Turner to clarify why the badges were sent via bulk […]

PR: SCI FI Unveils ‘Ani-Monday’

by on May 9, 2007
SCI FI Channel announced “Ani-Monday,” a new weekly programming block featuring anime, Mondays from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. ET/PT, starting June 11. Ani-Monday will feature a collection of movies, series and shorts from Starz Media’s anime distribution arm, Manga, and marks SCI FI’s first foray into original late-night programming, the channel said. SCI FI’s […]

THQ Announces a Full Slate of Nickelodeon Video Games

by on May 9, 2007
THQ Entertainment has announced a full slate of video games based on some of the biggest Nickelodeon properties. Nicktoons 2007 (Working title) – Players take on Professor Calamitous as he creates an army of evil toys based on the Nicktoons Heroes. Features the largest character selection of a Nickelodeon game yet, including characters from Spongebob […]

Marvel Releases Q1 2007 Results

by on May 8, 2007
Marvel Entertainment released their 1st Quarter 2007 results and saw an increase in income from this time last year. Marvel’s net sales rose to $151.4 million and net income rose to $46.8 million, compared to the $90.1 million and $17.5 million respective profits from the 1st Quarter of 2006. Marvel attributes a large part of […]

PR: Marvel Reports Q1 2007 EPS of $0.56 Driven by Strength across All Businesses

by on May 8, 2007
– Spider-Man 3 Sequel Takes Box Office by Storm with Record-Setting $151 Million Opening Weekend – Marvel will host a webcast today for all investors at 9:00 a.m. EDT available at: or Marvel Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: MVL), a global character-based entertainment and licensing company, today reported operating results for the first quarter ended […]

PR: THQ Announces Robust Product Slate for 2007 Based on Nickelodeon’s Biggest Hits

by on May 8, 2007
El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera to Make Its Video Game Debut; Avatar: The Burning Earth to Become First Nickelodeon Title for Xbox 360™ THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) today announced the company’s 2007 Nickelodeon video game lineup. The upcoming portfolio will include the debut of El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera, as well as […]