Press Release: ADV Acquires "Sgt. Frog"

by Ed Liuon November 22, 2006
ADV ACQUIRES BLOCKBUSTER NEW SERIES SGT. FROG Deal Includes Broadcast, Home Video and Merchandising Rights for English-Speaking World HOUSTON, November 20, 2006 —ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, announced today it has acquired exclusive broadcast, home video, and major merchandising rights in the English-speaking world for Sgt. Frog, the biggest […]

Press Release: BCI to Release "Legend of Price Valiant" Vol 2

by Ed Liuon November 22, 2006
NAVARRE’S BCI TO RELEASE FINAL 32 EPISODES OF THE CLASSIC HEARST ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION SERIES “THE LEGEND OF PRINCE VALIANT” Volume Two, Five DVD Set Available January 16th for $39.98 Los Angeles, CA – The legend of the award-winning Prince Valiant reaches its grand conclusion. BCI, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation, in its venture with […]

Press Release: Central Park Media Schedules 4 Re-Priced Re-releases for January

by Ed Liuon November 22, 2006
CENTRAL PARK MEDIA HAS SCHEDULED FOUR RE-PRICED RELEASES FOR JANUARY 3-Disc Box Set to be Priced at $29.95 SRP and Single Discs to be Priced From $9.95 SRP. NEW YORK, NY (November 21, 2006)  Central Park Media announced today that it will kick off the new year with the re-release and re-pricing of Black […]

Press Release: YTV Announces New Year’s Eve Programming

by Ed Liuon November 22, 2006
JOIN YTV FOR A NEW YEAR’S EVE SLEEPOVER PARTY AND LOTS OF NEW YEAR’S DAY FUN WITH TREEHOUSE Ring in 2007 with a Marathon of Movies, Shows and Specials for Kids and Teens (November 21, 2007 – Toronto , Canada ) There’s a sleepover party and all YTV fans are invited! Ring in the new […]

Toon Zone was There: Shin Chan comes to Adult Swim

by Zach Loganon November 22, 2006
I had the pleasure of attending Virginia’s Anime USA 2006, where FUNimation voice actress Catlin Glass confirmed that Shin Chan‘s test run was indeed successful and that the series will again be airing on Adult Swim in the future.

"IGPX": The Glorious Return of Rocket G

by on November 22, 2006
With a season under their belts and a new challenger waiting in the wings with some nasty tricks, it’s about time Team Satomi faces a new challenge. That new challenge provides some of the finest episodes in this entire series. Team Satomi continues their race against Team White Snow, but Max’s Puppet Master attack wrecks […]

"Baki the Grappler": Brutal, Just…Brutal

by on November 21, 2006
For the most part, the Supreme Fighting Circuit Championship Tournament has been going along pretty much as planned. Characters we know are major players are going to advance, and characters we know are supposed to be defeated are going to be beaten. But in this next volume of Baki the Grappler, things get a bit […]

Norm McLaren Film Series at Museum of Modern Art Nov 29-30

by Ed Liuon November 20, 2006
Master animator Norman McLaren will be the subject of a film retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, NY. The 11-film series will spotlight a set of newly restored 35mm prints of McLaren’s groundbreaking works. The films will be screened at the MoMA on Wednesday, November 29, 2006, at 6:00 […]

Marcia Wallace on Mrs. Krabappel and Newhart

by Ed Liuon November 20, 2006
Actress Marcia Wallace has been interviewed by’s PULSE News about her career in Hollywood, including her breakout on The Bob Newhart Show and her current recurring role as Mrs. Krabappel on The Simpsons.

"Alex Toth: Edge of Genius" Excerpt On-line

by Ed Liuon November 20, 2006 has posted an excerpt from Alter Ego #63, a retrospective/tribute issue dedicated to the late Alex Toth. The excerpt was originally from the introduction to Greg Theakston’s Alex Toth: Edge of Genius. The tribute issue will be on sale on December 6.