‘Captain Flamingo’ Debuts on Nick Latin America This Spring

by Nobuyuki samaon February 13, 2007
Nickelodeon Latin America has picked up the rights to Breakthrough Entertainment’s Captain Flamingo and Jimmy Two Shoes. Captain Flamingo, featuring the adventures of pint-sized hero Milo Powell and his best pal, anonymous sidekick and not-so-secret admirer, Lizbeth, is set for a spring premiere. The series is 65 half-hour episodes plus two 30-minute episodes comprised of […]

"Gundam SEED Destiny" Vol. 6: Meddle in All the World’s Affairs, Freedom!

by Dukeon February 13, 2007
So far, Gundam SEED Destiny has only had one huge, earth-shattering moment: the drop of Junius Seven. Sure, other stuff has happened, such as the raid of Amory One, Freedom’s return, and Orb joining the Earth Alliance, but none of that stuff was huge or groundbreaking in the midst of the war. Well, that’s about […]

‘Sex Police’ Raids MTV Latin America

by Nobuyuki samaon February 12, 2007
MTV Latin America has launched Forrito, Sex Police, a new comedic animated series from Canada’s Comet Entertainment about sexual responsibility, as part of the channel’s “Sexy Month” theme. The 13-episode series premiered last night and stars a condom named Wrappy who sets up a team of special agents called the “Sex Police” to fight against […]

Azureus Reaches For the Starz

by Nobuyuki samaon February 12, 2007
Azureus Inc. has reached a deal with Starz Media to make content available for online download from Azureus’ digital media platform Zudeo, WorldScreen reports. Utilizing BitTorrent technology to facilitate the rapid download of large files, Starz Media will bring titles like Street Fighter Alpha, Ghost in the Shell, Astroboy and Ninja Scroll, as well as […]

J. Torres on "Legion of Superheroes in the 31st Century" Comics

by Ed Liuon February 12, 2007
Comic Book Resources has spoken to writer J. Torres about his upcoming Legion of Superheroes in the 31st Century comic book, which ties in to the Legion of Superheroes animated show on Kids WB. Torres discusses the differences between LoSH31 and Teen Titans Go!, the ties he maintains with the producers of the show, and […]

New York Anime Festival Debuts December 2007

by Matt Hazudaon February 12, 2007
The organizers of the New York Comic-Con, Reed Exhibitions, have announced that they will be holding the first New York Anime Festival December 7-9, 2007, in the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. The festival’s website will contain more information as it becomes available.

‘Cars’ Finishes First at Annie Awards, But ‘Flushed Away’ Takes the Most Hardware

by Nobuyuki samaon February 12, 2007
Pixar’s Cars was named best animated feature at the 34th annual Annie Awards, handed out Sunday at the Alex Theater in Glendale, California. But ASIFA-Hollywood presented Flushed Away, from DreamWorks Animation and Aardman Animations, with more trophies than any other film. ‘Flushed’ earned honors in five categories: Scott Cegielski took the prize for animated effects; […]

Cox Steps Down at Sony Animation

by Nobuyuki samaon February 12, 2007
Penney Finkelman Cox, who launched Sony Pictures Animation with her longtime business partner Sandra Rabins, is leaving her position as executive vice-president to become a producer for the division, Variety reports. The move will leave Rabins as the sole operational executive running SPA’s day-to-day operations. Ms. Cox will remain as a producer on several projects […]

"Coyote Ragtime Show" Vol. 1: Style Over Substance, But Man, What Style!

by Classic Speedyon February 12, 2007
You know, sometimes I find it difficult to avoid being influenced by what I read on message boards. I’d read things about Coyote Ragtime Show in numerous places, even before it was licensed: “It goes downhill after the first episode.” “It runs out of steam too soon.” “Not worth watching.” And on and on. At […]

YouTube Agrees to Japanese Warning

by Benon February 12, 2007
In a Feb. 6 meeting with 23 representative of JASRAC, a Japanese copyright alliance, YouTube management agreed to place a warning against illegally uploading copyrighted content on its homepage in Japanese, Tokyo Anime Center reports. However, the site management replied it would be “extremely difficult” to provide copyright holders with full names and personal information […]