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Press Release: ADV Announces December 5 Releases

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2006
ADV ANNOUNCES DECEMBER 5 RELEASES HOUSTON, October 5, 2006 —ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to announce the release of the wacky and exciting new series Paniponi Dash!, along with the third volume of the insane Papuwa. These hilarious titles are set to hit the streets on December […]

Press Release: ADV Announces October 31 Releases

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2006
ADV ANNOUNCES OCTOBER 31 RELEASES HOUSTON, October 5, 2006-ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to announce the thin-pack release of the Saiyuki Complete Collection set to hit the streets on October 31! SAIYUKI COMPLETE COLLECTION “If you like fantasy or just want to have a good time, make […]

Dark Horse Announces "Akira Club," "Usagi Yojimbo" #100

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2006
Dark Horse Comics has released their advance January 2007 comic book solicitations, which includes Akira Club, a companion to the famous manga by Katsuhiro Otomo that will be available for the first time in English. The 256-page book will be available for pre-order next month, with an estimated street date of March 7, 2007. More […]

Virgin Animation Announces Animated "Secrets of the Seven Sounds"

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2006
Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Comics LLC and Canadian animation house Kahani World, Inc. have announced Secrets of the Seven Sounds, a feature-length animated film inspired by the Ramayana, an ancient Indian epic. The press release states that the feature film is already in an advanced stage of development, entering full production in seven weeks with […]

"Dr. Grave" Comic to Become Animated Feature

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2006
The Hollywood Reporter is stating that GigaPix Studios will be producing a CGI-animated feature film based on the Dr. Grave underground comic book, first published by Slave Labor Graphics in 2000. Comic creator Ed Vis will write the screenplay. More information is available from a press release at the GigaPix website. (via Comic Book Resources […]

"How to Make an Episode of Foster’s Home" Parts 3 and 4

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2006
Craig McCracken has posted part 3 and part 4 of his series on how an episode of Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends is made (part 1, part 2, and a readable outline for the episode “Go Goo Go!” were posted previously on the weblog). Part 3 drops a hint that an upcoming episode of the […]

James Tucker Talks "Legion of Super Heroes"

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2006
Producer James Tucker has spoken to Comic Book Resources about his work on the new Legion of Super Heroes cartoon, now airing on the CW network. The article covers the past history of both the Legion and Tucker himself, the backgrounds and motivations behind several key cast members, and the connections between the show and […]

Planet of the ChimpanZZZZZZs

by on October 9, 2006
Originally launched in 1975, and returning more than a quarter century later as though through a time warp, Return to the Planet of the Apes comes to DVD bringing with it memories of a time when the world of television animation was ruled by apes. Okay, not by apes exactly: only by impoverished cartoon studios […]

Edible "Oedipus": Classic Animated Short Comes to DVD

by on October 8, 2006
Destiny is a funny old thing. It can bring a fountain of joy, a shower of love, a well of happiness, a bucket of mirth…. and so forth. Of course, destiny can equally damn you to murder your father, marry your mother, endure a sister as your daughter and once again – and so forth. […]

Season 1 of "Foster’s" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson October 7, 2006
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Season 1 of Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends will be out on DVD on February 6, 2007. The 2-disc box set contains the pilot movie along with 13 episodes from Season 1 and features commentaries and never-before-seen-footage. Updated 11/27: Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Season 1 of Foster’s Home for Imagainary Friends has been […]