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"Return to the Planet of the Apes" Comes to DVD

by Zeddon January 28, 2006
Return to the Planet of the Apes will be available on a single-disc DVD beginning March 28, according to DVD Planet. The disc will retail for $19.95 SRP. (via TVShowsOnDVD) (hat tip: Dan Collins) Updated 1/28: TVShowsOnDVD has an update on this news. While Return to the Planet of the Apes will still be available […]

Animation Film on Rajnikanth in the Works

by Zeddon January 28, 2006
A full-length animated feature film on Rajnikanth is being produced in India. The film will initially be produced in Hindi and English, but plans exist to make it available in several other languages as well, including Japanese. The film will run for 120 minutes and will be commercially released. [Source: Newindpress.com]

GDH to Set up GONZO Animation Production Subsidiary in Korea

by Zeddon January 28, 2006
Animation business company GDH will establish GK Entertainment as its wholly owned subsidiary in Korea on February 1, 2006. Capitalized at 58.5 million yen ($510,000), GK Entertainment will produce GONZO brand animations in collaboration with Gonzo, a GDH group animation production company. [Source: JCN Network]

"Angry Little Girls" Toon Comes to Oxygen

by Zeddon January 28, 2006
Oxygen has ordered a pilot of the book/web comic strip Angry Little Girls, AWN reports, citing Variety. Jennifer Love Hewitt is set to be Executive Producer. Angry Little Girls was created by Lela Lee in response to what she found to be insulting Asian characters in other cartoons.

"Miami 85" Wins at MoTV Awards

by Zeddon January 28, 2006
Marc Shahboz’s animated short Miami 85 won the Best Mobile Content Award at the MoTV Awards, according to AWN.

"Dr. Katz: Season 1" Artwork

by Zeddon January 28, 2006
DVDtoons has cover art for the May 9 release of Dr. Katz: Season 1.

More Info on "Speed Racer"

by Zeddon January 28, 2006
previously announced has more info on the TVShowsOnDVD Speed Racer – Collector’s Edition Volume 4, scheduled for release on March 14. The DVD will retail for $22.98 and will also include a collectible die-cast Mach-5 car. TVShowsOnDVD also has box art and cover art.

BCI Forms New Label, Moves Forward with "Ultraman" and "Shadow Warriors" Releases

by Zeddon January 28, 2006
BCI has formed a new label called Ronin Entertainment, TVShowsOnDVD reports. Ronin’s first two properties will be the original 1966 Ultraman series and the 1980 series Shadow Warriors, according to the trade magazine Video Business.

Hit Signs With Super RTL

by Zeddon January 28, 2006
Hit Entertainment has signed a major licensing deal with Germany’s Super RTL for a raft of properties including Thomas and Friends (series one to five), Fireman Sam (series five), and Bob the Builder. C21Media has details.

Viz at NATPE

by Zeddon January 28, 2006
AWN has a list of series Viz Media is marketing at NATPE.