TwitchFilm is reporting that the Weinstein Company has bought Michel Ocelot’s Azur and Asmar, which debuted at the Cannes Film Festival last year to rave reviews. There was no further news at press time whether the film would receive a theatrical run or just a DVD release. (via Cartoon Brew)
The Spline Doctors weblog, run by two Pixar animators, has just posted Cartoon Brew. The interview runs for nearly an hour, and covers both Bird’s personal history and professional opinions on animation. (via Cartoon Brew)
According to the official Pokémon Movie web page, the title of the 10th movie is Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl: Dialga VS Palkia VS Darkrai. It will be released on July 14, 2007 in Japan. No release date has been announced for the US or other markets yet. A commercial and trailer for the movie […]
VIZ Media will make two trailers for Death Note available for download to cell phones at the 2007 New York Comic-Con, the company said yesterday. VIZ says this is the first time the property has been made legally available to US audiences for download. To get the trailer, visitors to the Con should go to […]
ComiPress has published a translation of a recent interview with character designer Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, Gunota Headlines reports. Yasuhiko is famous for his character designs of various anime series including the original Mobile Suit Gundam, which he is currently retelling in the ongoing Gundam: The Origin manga.
AvatarSpirit.net is noting that volume 3 of season 2 of Avatar the Last Airbender is scheduled for release on May 22, 2007. As with volumes 1 and 2, the DVD will be packaged with an exclusive mini-comics. The disc will include episodes 211 (“The Desert”) through 215 (“Tales of Ba Sing Se”).
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Media Blasters has pushed back Voltron: Defender of the Universe – Collection 3: Green Lion from February 27th to May. No word on why the date changed or on a new specific date. Stay tuned for further details. Updated 2/15: Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Voltron: Defender of the Universe – Collection 3: Green […]
There are a lot of fond childhood memories surrounding the assorted products of Filmation Studios, but it’s pretty safe to say that none of them involve shockingly high production values. This becomes painfully evident when watching the recently released Star Trek: The Animated Series boxed set. Watching the first few episodes, the animation is almost […]
You might be browsing your anime section at a local Suncoast or Best Buy and think to yourself, “Hmmm, what’s this show about? All I see is a skull mask on a grass background.” Indeed, Utawarerumono has one of the most unorthodox covers in animedom. This unusual cover is a clever marketing gimmick that might […]
Chances are if you’re looking at this interview, you’re more than aware of who Frank Paur is. He has served in a variety of roles in his illustrious career in animation and working on the likes of Batman: The Animated Series, Spawn and Men In Black: The Animated Series. The Marvel Animation Age teamed up […]