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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 […]
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PR: “Justice League: War” Gets West Coast Premiere on January 30, 2014

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2013
Justice League: War, the next upcoming animated feature film from DC Animation, will be getting its West Coast premiere at the Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles on January 30, 2014. Currently scheduled to appear at the premiere and the subsequent panel discussion are actors Steve Blum (Darkseid) and Bruce Thomas (Desaad); Producer James […]

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Review: “Towanoquon” – A Fascinating and Successful Experiment

by macattackon December 23, 2013
Towanoquon is another entry in a increasingly popular trend in Japanese animation: take what would be a 12-13 episode anime series and turn it into six short theatrical films (45-50 minutes in length) released every month or so. The music gets a budget boost, the backgrounds get more detail, better-known voice actors are cast, and […]
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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 […]

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Fifth Ice Age Coming

by Alex Beanon December 20, 2013
It’s official, another ice age is coming. This time it will be coming in the form of “Ice Age 5”, the fifth installment in the popular animated movie franchise. However, the original voice cast – which included Ray Romano and Denis Leary in the signature roles – has not yet been set for the fifth […]
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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 […]

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Review: Is A Budget “Irresponsible Captain Tylor” Irresponsible?

by Chad Boninon December 20, 2013
Captain Justy Ueki Tylor might be the most unassuming man in the United Planets Space Force. He may not know regulations when it comes to uniforms, he may actively run from a fight, and he might even have a few relations with the opposing Raalgon Empire. Stuck with the decrepit vessel Soyokaze and an equally […]
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“Despicable Me 2” Shows Hefty Sales on DVD and Blu-ray

by Ed Liuon December 19, 2013
Universal/Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 has posted incredibly strong home video sales numbers in its first week of release, selling more than 4.5 million units on DVD and Blu-ray (56% of which was on the high-definition format). The numbers are comparable to those during DVD’s peak sales period in the early 2000’s, and matches the […]

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China Court Fines “Pleasant Goat” After Children Burned in Copycat Incident

by Ed Liuon December 19, 2013
The Hollywood Reporter notes that a court in China has levied a fine of 39,000 yuan (approx. $6,423) on the producers of Pleasant Goat and Big, Big Wolf, China’s most popular animated series, over an incident when two children were severely burned in April while imitating characters on the show. The amount represents 15% of […]
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More Rabbids Invading In 2014

by Alex Beanon December 19, 2013
Nickelodeon has granted the world another season of “Rabbids Invasion”. The popular animated television show based on the Ubisoft video games “Raving Rabbids” will receive 26 new half-hour episodes for its second season on the network. Season Two of “Rabbids Invasion” on Nickelodeon will debut some time in mid-2014.