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Rocky and Bullwinkle Comic from IDW

IDW Announces “Rocky & Bullwinkle” Book by Mark Evanier and Roger Langridge

by Ed Liuon January 3, 2014
IDW has announced a new Rocky and Bullwinkle comic book mini-series, with the first issue set for release at the end of March. The series will be written by Mark Evanier (who went into some detail about his experiences with past attempts to bring Moose and Squirrel to comics before and the legal entanglements that […]
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Japanese Government Launches “Cool Japan” Initiative

by Ed Liuon January 3, 2014
Anime News Network reports that the Japanese government has funded a new “Japan Channel” dedicated to exporting Japanese cultural programming internationally, including anime, dramas, music, and travel program. The initial seed money of 15.5 billion yen (approximately $14.7 million) is for subtitling and dubbing costs and publicity, as well as setting up foreign broadcasting offices […]

Big News for Comic Book Guy on Upcoming Episode of “The Simpsons”

by Ed Liuon January 3, 2014
ComicsAlliance.com has uncovered stills and loglines for an upcoming episode of The Simpsons, where Comic Book Guy will apparently marry a manga artist. The episode title is “Married to the Blob,” Stan Lee is set to make a cameo voice appearance in the episode. ComicsAlliance also has stills and more details about the episode in […]
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Review: “Tenchi Muyo! War On Geminar” – No Need For Kenshi?

by Chad Boninon January 3, 2014
All the girls love him, with most wanting to take advantage of both his body and his unnatural superpowers. He’s a sweet and kind guy, although a little oblivious, and is thrust into a world he doesn’t understand. His name is Tenchi Masaki- wait, no… this is about Kenshi Masaki, Tenchi’s half-brother. Kenshi has been […]

James Avery 1948-2013

by Dan Collinson January 2, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter reports that actor James Avery died on New Years Eve due to complications from open heart surgery; he was 65.  Avery was best known to TV audiences as Phillip Banks, Will’s uncle on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.  He also made appearances on shows like Amen, The Closer, That ’70s Show, and Star […]

TNT Gets Desolation Rights

by Alex Beanon December 27, 2013
Even though people are still watching “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” on the big screen this weekend, TNT will not be left aside like a snoozing dragon and has gobbled up the television rights for the second film in the most recent Hobbit trilogy. The first film in the trilogy – “The Hobbit: An […]

Lawsuit Roundup: “Robinson Curiosite” vs. “Robinson Sucroe”, “Frozen” vs. “Frozen Land”

by Ed Liuon December 26, 2013
The Canadian Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Canadian animator Claude Robinson in a copyright infringement lawsuit against animation firm Cinar over Robinson’s proposal for a cartoon character titled “Robinson Curiosite.” After submitting his proposal to a number of production companies over 20 years ago, Cinar brought the extremely similar show Robinson Sucroe to […]

PR: VIZ Media Announces Classsic “Ranma 1/2” Anime Series on Restored Blu-ray and DVD

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2013
VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES PRE-ORDERS FOR THE CLASSIC RANMA ½ ANIME SERIES ON RESTORED BLU-RAY FOR THE FIRST TIME AND DVD Legendary Martial Arts-Action-Adventure-Comedy Debuts In High Definition In New 3-Disc Sets That Feature The First Season Of The Celebrated Series And An Array Of Special Bonus Features San Francisco, CA, December 20, 2013 – VIZ […]

PR: Nickelodeon’s Heroes In A Half Shell Return To Battle In The UK In Season Two Of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

by Grant Whiteon December 21, 2013
NICKELODEON’S HEROES IN A HALF SHELL RETURN TO BATTLE IN SEASON TWO OF THE TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES Masked Vigilante Casey Jones Joins Forces with the Crime-Fighting Turtles in the Season Premiere on Saturday 11th January at 9:30am on Nicktoons London –  Friday 20th December, 2013 – Nickelodeon launches season two of the hit animated […]
Nerima Daikon Brothers

Cartoon Intro Cavalcade: “Nerima Daikon Brothers” (2006)

by Ed Liuon December 20, 2013
The best thing about the anime series Nerima Daikon Brothers is that the dub track means you practically get two series for the price of one. As I mentioned when I reviewed the series back in 2009, the series is one of the stupidest things I’ve ever seen and that is totally not meant as […]