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ADV Licenses "Nerima"

by on July 2, 2006
At the ADV “peek and greet” panel today at Anime Expo, ADV announced they had licensed Nerima Daikon Brothers, the new musical anime by Shinichi Watanabe (Excel Saga). The company also said they would announce another license at their “ultimate fanservice” panel today at 7:30 p.m. Pacific time. [Thanks to Misuzu of VisualNews.net for on-site […]

FUNimation Announces "Solty Rei," "WitchBlade," "Glass Fleet" at Anime Expo

by on July 2, 2006
FUNimation held their big industry panel today at Anime Expo and announced three brand new acquisitions: Solty Rei, WitchBlade, and Glass Fleet. The following also came up: FUNimation ran a trailer for The Fullmetal Alchemist Movie, as well as the opening sequences for Beck, Black Cat, and Full Metal Panic: The Second Raid. FUNimation reconfirmed […]

Production I.G. Floats Para Para Anime, Audience Hungers for "Tachiguishi Retsuden"

by on July 2, 2006
At their panel today at Anime Expo in Anaheim, Maki Terashima of Production I.G. announced that the company was considering an anime coproduction based on the popular para para dance phenomenon in Japan. After the panel, Atsushi Suzuki of Avex Entertainment offered no comment on the plans. The company screened trailers for Chevalier D’Eon, Seiri […]

Disney Channel Recognized at National Promax & BDA Awards

by Zeddon July 1, 2006
Disney Channel has been recognized at the National Promax & BDA Awards in New York. Promax Gold was awarded to Disney Channel’s Playhouse Disney for “Higglytown Real Life Heroes – Zookeeper,” Jetix for “The Race is on Jetix Fall Campaign,” and ABC Kids for “ABC Kids Haunted House Party.” BDA Gold honors went to Disney […]

"Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends" Begins Fourth Season Monday, July 17

by Zeddon July 1, 2006
The fourth season of Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends will premiere on Cartoon Network on Monday, July 17, at 7:00pm (ET/PT). Upcoming episodes include the following: * Monday, July 17: “Infernal Slumber” — Bloo and the entire gang show up at Mac’s apartment for a slumber party. * Thursday, July 27: “I Only Have Surprise […]

Press Release: Disney Channel Wins At Nationwide Promax & BDA Awards In New York

by Zeddon July 1, 2006
BURBANK, June 29, 2006 . . . Disney Channel has been recognized at the National Promax & BDA Awards held in New York, it was announced today by Matt Palmer, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Disney Channel. “This year, Disney ABC Cable Networks Group’s kids networks had a diverse group of many talented individuals honored for […]

Press Release: New Season of "Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends" Starts July 17

by Zeddon July 1, 2006
Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends Heats-Up this Summer on Cartoon Network New Episodes Begin July 17 at 7 p.m. (ET, PT) Mac and Bloo get caught up in new adventures when Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends returns Monday, July 17 with new episodes part of Cartoon Network’s summer long presentation of premieres of hit original […]

"Squirrel Boy" It’s Like a Good Cartoon, Only More Boring

by on July 1, 2006
I’ll admit it, I don’t watch as much of Cartoon Network as I did in the past. I used to watch the channel every day. Now, outside of Toonami, Adult Swim and the weekday runs of Pokémon Advanced Challenge and Naruto, I don’t watch Cartoon Network at all. The network’s newest show, Squirrel Boy, doesn’t […]

Anime Expo: Seven Seas Entertainment Announces New Manga Series

by on July 1, 2006
This afternoon at Anime Expo, Seven Seas Entertainment announced the acquisition of manga series Kasimasi and Shinigami No Ballad. [On-Site Reporting by Karl Olson]

Disney Channel July 2006 Animated Movies & Specials

by Zeddon July 1, 2006
The following is a list of the animated movies and specials scheduled to air on Disney Channel during the month of July: Jungle Book 2 (1996) Sunday, July 2 (1:00 p.m., ET/PT) Monday, July 3 (10:30 a.m., ET/PT) Lilo & Stitch (2002) Monday, July 31 (10:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., ET/PT) Monsters, Inc. (2001) Friday, […]