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CN Upfront: New Afterschool Block and Fridays Block in 2007-UPDATED

by Benon February 16, 2007
Cartoon Network in September 2007 will launch a new after-school block to be called Master Control, the network says. The block’s web site will include a game, and players can choose one of four teams. Each week the team with the most voters will be able to manipulate the schedule for that week by choosing […]

"The Powerpuff Girls" Season 1 Set Announced

by Dukeon February 16, 2007
Warner Bros. Home Video has announced that the first season, consisting of the series’ first 13 episodes, of Cartoon Network’s hit series The Powerpuff Girls will be released in a DVD Boxset on June 19th. Special features include never before seen footage, commentaries, and the original pilot pitch. This 2-disc set will retail for a […]

"Blood+" Debuts on Adult Swim March 10th

by Matt Hazudaon February 16, 2007
The official Adult Swim Message Board is reporting that the anime series Blood+ will debut on the programming bloc on March 10, 2007, at 12:30 AM. The posting summarizes the show as follows: A continuation of the anime movie Blood: The Last Vampire, Blood+ is about a high school girl named Saya with no memory […]

"Witchblade" Website Launches

by Classic Speedyon February 16, 2007
FUNimation has launched the official website for Witchblade, a 2006 GONZO anime series based on the Top Cow comic book. So far the site has a trailer and one wallpaper. According to the trailer, the first DVD volume will be released in the fall. [Source: FUNimation]

"Azur and Asmar" to be Distributed by Weinstein Company

by Ed Liuon February 16, 2007
TwitchFilm is reporting that the Weinstein Company has bought Michel Ocelot’s Azur and Asmar, which debuted at the Cannes Film Festival last year to rave reviews. There was no further news at press time whether the film would receive a theatrical run or just a DVD release. (via Cartoon Brew)

Brad Bird Interviewed at Spline Doctors Podcast

by Ed Liuon February 16, 2007
The Spline Doctors weblog, run by two Pixar animators, has just posted Cartoon Brew. The interview runs for nearly an hour, and covers both Bird’s personal history and professional opinions on animation. (via Cartoon Brew)

Pokémon 10th Movie Title Revealed

by Matt Hazudaon February 16, 2007
According to the official Pokémon Movie web page, the title of the 10th movie is Pocket Monsters Diamond & Pearl: Dialga VS Palkia VS Darkrai. It will be released on July 14, 2007 in Japan. No release date has been announced for the US or other markets yet. A commercial and trailer for the movie […]

"Aqua Teen" Golf Game Coming to PlayStation 2

by Maxie Zeuson February 16, 2007
Midway is developing a videogame based on Aqua Teen Hunger Force for the PlayStation 2, according to g4’s The Feed. Show creator Dave Willis told the site that the as-yet unnamed release will be an “extreme combat golf” game.

Download the "Death Note" Trailer to Your Cell Phone at New York Comic-Con

by Maxie Zeuson February 15, 2007
VIZ Media will make two trailers for Death Note available for download to cell phones at the 2007 New York Comic-Con, the company said yesterday. VIZ says this is the first time the property has been made legally available to US audiences for download. To get the trailer, visitors to the Con should go to […]

Character Designer Yoshikazu Yasuhiko Speaks

by Grant Whiteon February 15, 2007
ComiPress has published a translation of a recent interview with character designer Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, Gunota Headlines reports. Yasuhiko is famous for his character designs of various anime series including the original Mobile Suit Gundam, which he is currently retelling in the ongoing Gundam: The Origin manga.