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Geneon Announces New 2007 Titles

by SB20xxon November 1, 2006
Geneon recently provided five months of new releases. In January, Ergo Proxy (vol. 2), Heat Guy J (complete box set), and Tales of Phantasia (vol. 1) will be released. During February, we can expect Elemental Gelade (vol. 5), Fate/Stay Night (vol. 2), Saiyuki Reload Gunlock (vol. 6), and Viewtiful Joe (vol. 7). March brings us […]

"Wrath of the Ninja": New History – Now With Monsters!

by on October 31, 2006
In the 1990s, as anime began to demonstrate its popularity on home video American distributors started releasing whatever they could lay their hands on. Thanks to the early success of exploitation titles like Fist of the North Star, their only criteria seemed to be that there was plentiful bloodshed. With a few notable exceptions like […]

‘The Invincible Iron Man’ DTV Specs, Synopsis And Cover Announced

by on October 31, 2006
Toon Zone News has learned that Lions Gate/Marvel will release The Invincible Iron Man directly to DVD on January 23rd, 2007. The Invincible Iron Man is the third of eight planned Direct To DVD features from the Marvel/Lions Gate partnership. Lions Gate has also provided Toon Zone News with the film’s synopsis and DVD specs. […]

Ron Perlman and Kelly Hu Join "Afro Samurai" Voice Cast

by Ed Liuon October 31, 2006
Actors Ron Perlman (Hellboy) and Kelly Hu (X-Men 2) will be joining Samuel L. Jackson in the voice cast of Afro Samurai, according to a report on Superhero Hype. (via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)

4Kids TV to Re-Launch "Yu-Gi-Oh!" Season 1 on November 4

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2006
Starting on November 4, 2006, the 4Kids Saturday morning lineup will include a double-dose of Yu-Gi-Oh!, with the new Capsule Monsters series airing at 10:00 AM (Eastern) followed by the relaunch of Yu-Gi-Oh! Season 1 at 11:00 AM (Eastern). Both shows focus on Yami Yugi and monster duels to defeat evil forces. Read the full […]

Press Release: 4Kids TV™ LAUNCHES DOUBLE DOSE OF HIT SERIES YU-GI-OH!

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2006
4Kids TV™ LAUNCHES DOUBLE DOSE OF HIT SERIES YU-GI-OH! Beginning November 4, Yu-Gi-Oh! Season One Joins Capsule Monsters as Part of the 4Kids TV™ Saturday Morning Lineup NEW YORK, N.Y. (October 30, 2006) – Looking to satisfy your hunger for all things Yu-Gi-Oh!? Look no further! Beginning this Saturday (November 4), 4Kids Entertainment will relaunch […]

J. Torres Talks "Ninja Scroll" Comics

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2006
Comicon.com’s PULSE News has interviewed writer J. Torres about his adaptation of the Ninja Scroll anime into a comic for DC/Wildstorm. The interview covers how he landed the job to write Ninja Scroll, where it fits in between the movie and the TV series, and how he approaches writing his many different licensed >Teen Titans […]

NY Times on "Hellboy: Sword of Storms"

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2006
The New York Times has published a brief article about Hellboy: Sword of Storms, the direct-to-video animated movie based on the comic book by Mike Mignola (registration required). The article contains comments by actor Ron Perlman on what it’s like to be Hellboy and from creator Mike Mignola on the success of the

Darwyn Cooke’s "The Spirit" #1 Preview

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2006
DC Comics has released a three-page preview of The Spirit #1 by Darwyn Cooke (Batman Beyond, Catwoman) and J. Bone, currently scheduled for release on December 20, 2006. The comic is based on Will Eisner’s iconic Spirit comic strip and character about a police detective who operates incognito after his own supposed murder. DC also […]

Cindy Morgan Talks "Tron"

by Ed Liuon October 30, 2006
Comicon.com’s PULSE News has interviewed actress Cindy Morgan, who played the role of Yori in Disney’s Tron. Morgan also discusses her highs and lows in the movie business, which will be fodder for the autobiography she is currently working on.