"Voltron" Vol. 3 Delayed Until May

by Lord Dalekon February 14, 2007
The third DVD collection of Voltron: Guardian of the Universe, originally slated for release on February 27, has now been rescheduled for early May, reports. May 8 is now believed to be the new launch date.

PorchLight Entertainment Gains International Rights To "Monster Warriors"

by Grant Whiteon February 14, 2007
Los Angeles-based studio PorchLight Entertainment has struck a deal with Coneybeare Studios for international TV rights to Monster Warriors, C21Media reports. The series has already been sold to markets including Canada, Spain and Australia.

RichCrest Animation Announces Name Change

by Grant Whiteon February 14, 2007
RichCrest Animation, an American division of Indian-based Crest Animation, is changing its name as part of a planned transition to a full service animation studio, C21Media reports. The company will operate under the new name of Crest Animation Productions.

"Cat Soup" Gets New Release, New Price

by Maxie Zeuson February 14, 2007
Central Park Media will re-release and re-price its Cat Soup Collector’s Series Edition DVD this April, the company said yesterday. The special collection will hit stores on April 24 with a suggested retail price of $14.95. DVD extras will include a director’s commentary, director interview, trailer, art gallery, and previews. It will also include a […]

New Eps of "Max & Ruby" Coming in April

by Maxie Zeuson February 14, 2007
Max & Ruby will mark Easter with the debut of new episodes and the release of new merchandise, producer Nelvana Enterprises announced earlier this week. In addition, the company says that a large-format traveling stage show based on the series will begin touring in the fall of 2007. New Max & Ruby episodes will begin […]

In Brief: New Deals for "Hana," "Dork Hunters"; New Jobs for Parks, Gladman

by Maxie Zeuson February 14, 2007
Dork Hunters from Outer Space will head to the United Kingdom and Germany under deals negotiated by BKN New Media. In addition, BKN has negotiated a pan-European master toy deal for the series with Character Group. (World Screen) The Welsh stop-motion series Hana’s Helpline will get an English translation in a new line of books […]

"IGPX" Reaches the Final Lap

by Dukeon February 14, 2007
With the latest season winding down, it’s time for Team Satomi to finally get their act together and beat down the strongest IG-1 teams, starting with Sledgemama. Previously, Amy had recovered from her leg injury just in time for Team Satomi’s final regular season race against Sledgemama. However, this time Sledgemama has a big chip […]

CN Upfront: "Naruto" Movie Coming to CN

by Benon February 14, 2007
An online preview of Cartoon Network’s upfront presentation reveals the network will run a Naruto “premiere movie event.” No details were available about whether the “event” would feature one of the theatrical Japanese Naruto films, but stay tuned tomorrow as Toon Zone brings you on-site coverage of the upfront presentation itself. Stay with Toon Zone […]

Viz Announces New May Titles

by Classic Speedyon February 13, 2007
Naruto‘s third uncut box set will be released on 5/29/07 in both regular ($49.98) and special editions ($69.98). In addition, further volumes of the following are expected in May: * Bleach vol. 4: 5/29/07 – 100 min. * Hikaru No Go vol. 8: 5/29/07 – 100 min. * Naruto vol. 12: 5/29/07 – 100 min. […]

Bandai Visual Announces "Gunbuster" Sweepstakes

by Grant Whiteon February 13, 2007
Bandai Visual USA has announced a promotional Gunbuster sweepstakes, with a star prize of a trip to Japan. Runner-ups will receive a selection of Gunbuster merchandise. In addition, Bandai Visual will also be offering a limited edition Gunbuster ‘trailer manga card’ by famed Japanese artist Haruhiko Mikimoto. The card will be available via a survey […]