Disney Announces "101 Dalmatians" Platinum Edition DVD for March 4, 2008

by Ed Liuon November 2, 2007
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced a release date of March 4, 2008 for the 101 Dalmatians Platinum Edition DVD. The two-disc set will include a digitally restored version of the movie and a raft of extras, including behind-the-scenes featurettes and games. No information was provided on a Bluray release. Read the full press […]

VIZ Media Relaunches "Naruto" Website

by Ed Liuon November 2, 2007
VIZ Media has issued a press release announcing a redesigned and expanded website for Naruto, the hit anime and manga franchise. The new site, at http:, contains an archive of episode summaries, character biographies, downloadable wallpapers, games, and a link to a dedicated Naruto store for DVDs, clothing, toys, and other items. http:

PR: 101 Dalmatians on 2-Disc DVD March 4, 2008

by Ed Liuon November 2, 2007
Finally Unleashed from the Disney Vault For the First Time in Nearly 10 Years Walt Disney’s Original Classic 101 Dalmatians First time on Two-Disc DVD March 4, 2008 Featuring An All-New Digital Restoration, Deleted Songs, Virtual Dalmatians Game, and more BURBANK, Calif., October 26, 2007 – For the first time in nearly a decade, Walt […]

"Chowder" is Satisfying Comfort Food

by Ed Liuon November 2, 2007
2007 will be remembered as a vintage year for animation that centered on food. Ratatouille brought a French restaurant kitchen to vibrant life, celebrating the joys of great cuisine along with the usual mix of laughs and heart we’ve come to expect from Disney/Pixar. Now, Cartoon Network brings us C.H. Greenblatt’s Chowder, a charming new […]

"The Law of Ueki" The Law of Improvement

by Dukeon November 1, 2007
When I reviewed of Volume 3 of The Law of Ueki, I said the show had decent potential but wasted it with a beyond poor execution. Now that the series is finally off the ground, though, it seems as though it’s gotten a lot better. Before, it seemed as though the series went from plot […]

"The Law of Ueki" Power to Change Reviews into Doomsday Devices!

by Dukeon November 1, 2007
Previously, Ueki managed to narrowly defeat Robert just before the next round of the Celestial Fight. After recruiting Hideyoshi as their fifth member, Ueki, Ai, Sano, and Rinko traveled to the Celestial World to fight in the third round, in which the last team standing would move on. Ueki’s desire to protect his friends no […]

PR: VIZ Media Redesigns and Expands Interactive Naruto Website

by Ed Liuon November 1, 2007
VIZ MEDIA REDESIGNS AND EXPANDS INTERACTIVE NARUTO WEBSITE Website For Popular Ninja Series Features Comprehensive Episode Guide, New Artwork, Character Details And Online Games San Francisco, CA, October 30, 2007 — VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has redesigned the look and […]

Funimation To Go On A "Ghost Hunt"

by Weathermanon October 31, 2007
Funimation Entertainment has announced a special halloween treat for anime fans. They have licensed the Ghost Hunt shoujo anime series of US distribution. The show ran for 25 episodes in Japan. The manga it was based on has been previously released in the US by Del Rey. source: http:…ingdoms-author

Writer Russell Lissau on "The Batman Strikes!" Comics

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2007
Writer Russell Lissau has been interviewed at Comics in the Classroom about writing The Batman Strikes!, the tie-in comic book to the CW animated show The Batman. Lissau discusses how he broke into the comic book business, how he collaborates with the artists and editors on the comic book, what constraints he has to work […]

Pixar’s Jump to 2-D and Stop-Motion for Short Film on "Ratatouille" DVD

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2007
SciFi Wire takes a look at the new short film “Your Friend the Rat,” coming soon on the DVD for Pixar’s feature film Ratatouille. The short is notable for having the first hand-drawn animation from the Pixar studios, as well as brief stop-motion segments, to chronicle the behavior and history of rats. The 11-minute short […]