Viz Media Announces Licensing of "Bleach"

by Grant Whiteon March 15, 2006
Viz Media has issued a press release announcing their licensing of the Bleach anime series. Anime News Network has details.

"IGPX": NASCAR: Giant Robot Style

by Dukeon March 15, 2006
For years Toonami has led the anime revolution and has brought titles such as Dragon Ball Z, Naruto and Sailor Moon into the American conciousness. It’s time Toonami had its own original anime series, but was it worth the wait? In the year 2049, the greatest sport in the world is the Immortal Grand Prix. […]

Stan Berkowitz Talks "Batman Beyond"

by Stuon March 14, 2006
The World’s Finest recently interviewed Stan Berkowitz to discuss his work on Batman Beyond, the all-new teenage take on Batman set in the future. Berkowitz discusses his original reaction to the idea, his thoughts on the original villains and how they were created, and his opinion on Max. To read the interview, click on the […]

DC Comics Announces July & August Collected Editions

by Ed Liuon March 14, 2006
DC Comics has announced its upcoming book-format comics coming in July and August, 2006. Highlights include: – 2 new Teen Titans Go! collections: Ready for Action and On the Move (July) – The Batman Chronicles Vol. 2, the second volume reprinting all of Batman’s adventures in chronological order (July) – Absolute Kingdom Come, reprinting the […]

"Case Closed": Hooked Early On

by Dukeon March 14, 2006
Two of the biggest complaints about the Case Closed DVD releases have been the skipped episodes (FUNimation released the first four episodes, then skipped to Episode 53 to bring up sales by picking up where the Adult Swim airings left off), and the limited episode count (except for the occasional 4-episode volumes, they’ve all been […]

Hayes Leaving "South Park"

by Dan Collinson March 13, 2006
Isaac Hayes, the Grammy and Oscar winning singer/songwriter, is leaving the Comedy Central series South Park. Hayes thought that creators Trey Parker & Matt Stone crossed the line dealing with an episode about the religion of Scientology. Hayes is a Scientologist in real life. [Source: The Associated Press]

Adam Wylie is Brainiac 5 for "Legion of Superheroes"

by Ed Liuon March 13, 2006
Actor Adam Wylie has made an announcement on his website that he will be providing the voice for Brainiac 5 on the new Legion of Superheroes cartoon. Wylie states that the show will be on the new CW network this fall. Wylie’s prior voice acting credits include guest roles in Ben 10, The Life and […]

New "Over the Hedge" Trailer Debuts

by Ed Liuon March 13, 2006
News website has just posted a new trailer for DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming CGI film Over the Hedge. The film is the screen adaptation of Michael Fry and T Lewis’ popular daily comic strip and stars Bruce Willis, Steve Carell, and Avril Lavigne.

"Thundercats: Season 2 Vol. 1" Extras Announced

by Dan Collinson March 13, 2006
Movieweb has posted the extras found in the upcoming Thundercats: Season 2 Vol. 1 on DVD. The box set contains 34 episodes as well as bonus features. Episode Listing: Disc 1 1. Thundercats Ho! Part 1 2. Thundercats Ho! Part 2 3. Thundercats Ho! Part 3 4. Thundercats Ho! Part 4 5. Thundercats Ho! Part […]

"The Secret World of Benjamin Bear" Comes to DVD

by Zeddon March 13, 2006
Genius Products, Inc. has set a spring 2006 street date for the U.S. home entertainment release of PorchLight Entertainment’s The Secret World of Benjamin Bear, produced by Amberwood Entertainment. The following four new DVDs will be available at retail outlets beginning May 23, 2006: The Secret World of Benjamin Bear: Having Fun with Pets The […]