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Anime Boston 2010: First Impressions

Wow, this is going well all in all.  there was one minor scheduling mixup, but it was more a “that would have been cool to go to” rather than a “Aww man, that was the one thing I wanted to see!”  So, after just barely making the plane in the morning things have gone quite […]

"Tatsunoko VS. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars": Wii!

The Versus Series expands into new territory, pitting some of Capcom’s greatest characters against the heroes and villains of Japanese animation. Years ago, the Street Fighters clashed against the X-Men, the Marvel Super Heroes, the entire Marvel Universe, and the SNK fighting characters, and now the Capcom legends face off against some of the Tatsunoko’s […]

Huge Pokémon Announcement: Piplup to be the new mascot!

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After five regions and nearly 700 episodes, today it was finally announced by Nintendo and creator Satoshi Tajiri that Ash and Pikachu would be hanging in the towel for the fifth generation of Pokémon. In their place, Dawn and Piplup will be taking the role of mascot for the Pokémon franchise. Though Tajiri claimed it […]

"Animation Vs. Video Games" to be Released on your Favorite Console!

Like cartoons? Like video games? Well, rejoice! Because the video you’ve always dreamed about has finally come to be! Several animation and video games companies have joined forces, in order to create the ultimate fighting game. This game will include characters from lots of your favorite series, in an absolute All-Star cast that you can’t […]

World's Finest Interviews James Tucker on Future of "Batman: The Brave & the Bold"

The World’s Finest Online has interviewed James Tucker, Producer and Lead Character Designer of Batman: The Brave and the Bold, about what the future holds for the series. Among other topics, Tucker discusses how the show selects its guest stars, the “Starro” teasers that will lead up to a 2-part Starro-centric story, some of the […]

LA Times on Turning "Dante's Inferno" from Epic Poem to Video Game and DTV Movie

The Los Angeles Times has taken a look at Dante’s Inferno, the new video game and direct-to-video animated movie, both of which are based on the classic epic poem by Dante Alighieri (free registration required). The article covers the departures from the source material, the anthology approach to the film, and the connections between the […]

WHV: Shinji Aramaki on "The Package" for "Halo Legends" 8 More Stills Released

Warner Home Video has issued a press release interview with Shinji Aramaki on “The Package,” the short film he directed for the upcoming Halo Legends anime anthology coming to DVD and Blu-ray on February 16, 2010. The famed director of Appleseed and Appleseed Ex Machina discusses the inspirations behind his short film, the sections he […]

"Dante's Inferno: The Animated Movie" to Arrive February 8, 2010 (UPDATED w/trailer)

EA and Film Roman have announced that their newest collaboration Dante’s Inferno will be released on DVD and Blu-ray disc on February 8, 2010. The new animated anthology is based on the classic poem by Dante Alighieri and is tied-in to the forthcoming video game for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PSP. The trailer […]

Toshiyuki Kanno on Directing "The Babysitter" for "Halo Legends"

Warner Home Video has released another press release interview in conjunction with the upcoming Halo Legends direct-to-video anthology movie. The latest subject is anime director Toshiyuki Kanno, who discusses his inspirations for his segment “The Babysitter,” the changes he made to the original story, the contributions of many of his team members, and more. Halo […]

"Halo Legends" Anthology DTV Coming February 16, 2010

Warner Home Video has officially announced that they will release Halo Legends on DVD and Blu-ray disc on February 16, 2010. The discs will contain seven new stories based on the best-selling Halo videogame franchise, and is being handled in the same way as The Animatrix and Batman: Gotham Knight, with animated sequences in both […]

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