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PR: Play Saints Row IV and Killer Is Dead at MCM Scotland Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon September 2, 2013
MCM SCOTLAND COMIC CON – GLASGOW SECC – 7 SEPTEMBER Play Saints Row IV and Killer Is Dead at MCM Scotland Comic Con Two of the hottest new videogames are gunning for glory in Glasgow this Saturday, with publisher Deep Silver giving MCM Scotland Comic Con visitors the chance to get hands-on with über cool […]
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The Homer Makes Its Way Home

by Alex Beanon August 31, 2013
Earlier this summer, California-based car “designers” Jeff Hermann and Scott Chamberlain produced an actual re-creation of “The Homer” – Homer Simpson’s version of the perfect car – and now the actual car has been presented to Matt Groening and Fox Studios. The car has a special bubble in the back to encapsulate – and silence […]

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Teaser Trailer for “Space Dandy” Debuts Online

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison August 30, 2013
A two-minute teaser video for Studio BONES’ upcoming series Space Dandy has been officially posted on Bandai Visual’s youtube channel and linked on the series’ official Japanese website. The trailer first premiered during Otakon 2013 August 9th – 11th as part of a presentation on the show from General Director Shinichiro Watanabe (Cowboy Bebop, Samurai Champloo). […]
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Claymation Pioneer Will Vinton Receives 2013 Italian Animation Life Achievement Award

by Ed Liuon August 30, 2013
Animation World Network reports that famed stop-motion animator Will Vinton has received the 2013 Italian Animation Life Achievement Award from the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles and Cinema Without Borders. Vinton has long been known as the pioneer of “Claymation,” with the iconic stop-motion animated California Raisins ad campaign being one of his most […]

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PR: “Yu-Gi-Oh!” Returns to Home Market with New DVD Releases

by Ed Liuon August 30, 2013
YU-GI-OH!, ONE OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL ANIME SERIES OF ALL TIME, RETURNS TO HOME MARKET WITH NEW DVD RELEASES Season 1 Lands in Stores September 10; Season 2 Follows on November 5 (LOS ANGELES, August 27, 2013) – This fall, YU-GI-OH!, one of the top-selling anime series of all time, returns to the home market with […]
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New Trailer for “Power Rangers Megaforce” & Season Premiere of “Digimon Fusion”, Premiering Sept. 7 on Nickelodeon

by Ed Liuon August 30, 2013
Saban Brands Announces All-New Episodes of Power Rangers Megaforce, Followed by the Season Premiere of Digimon Fusion, Debuting on Nickelodeon, Saturday, Sept. 7 Los Angeles, CA (August 28, 2013) – Saban Brands and Nickelodeon today announced that Saban’s Power Rangers Megaforce will return with all-new episodes on Saturday, Sept. 7, at 1 p.m. (ET/PT), followed by the season premiere of the all-new Digimon Fusion at 1:30 […]

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Review: “Starzinger: The Movie Collection” Is an Ill-Fated Journey to the West

by Ed Liuon August 30, 2013
I was a bit too young for the first wave of anime to hit American shores, led by Speed Racer and Gigantor, but got hit right smack in the middle of the second one, led by Battle of the Planets and Star Blazers. Mixed in with those latter two titles were several unrelated TV serials […]
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PR: Nickelodeon Announces First-Ever SpongeBob Fan “Shellabration” on Sept 7-8, 2013

by Ed Liuon August 29, 2013
NICKELODEON ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS FAN SHELLABRATION AT UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD, FROM SEPT. 7-8 NEW YORK–August 28, 2013–Nickelodeon announced today it will host the first-ever SpongeBob Fan Shellabration at Universal Studios Hollywood in Los Angeles, Calif., Sept. 7-8, where the loveable character regularly appears to entertain kids and families of all ages. The two-day Shellabration […]

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June Foray to Receive Television Academy’s 2013 Governor’s Award

by Ed Liuon August 29, 2013
Longtime voice actor June Foray will receive the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ 2013 Governor’s Award in commemoration of her career that has spanned more than 80 years and involved numerous iconic voice acting roles. Academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum stated, “June Foray absolutely embodies everything that this honor represents. A legend and a […]
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ComicsAlliance Interviews Cort Lane on “Hulk & the Agents of SMASH” Continuity

by Ed Liuon August 29, 2013
ComicsAlliance is continuing its interview series focusing on Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., with a second interview with supervising producer Cort Lane discussing the villains of the series, the guest-appearance of Iron Man, the secrets kept and revealed among different members of the cast, and continuity between this series and Marvel’s other animated shows Ultimate […]