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Top Selling Anime Releases of 2006 (So Far)

by SB20xxon June 22, 2006
So far this year, the top selling anime DVDs released in 2006 are as follows: 1: Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children 2: Howl’s Moving Castle 3: Dragon Ball Z: Fusion Reborn 4: Karas – the Prophecy 5: Samurai Champloo V.7 6: Whisper of the Heart 7: Fullmetal Alchemist V.7 8: Fullmetal Alchemist V.8 9: Naruto […]

"Zeta Gundam" Pretty Good, But Not Perfect

by on June 22, 2006
After the Mobile Suit Gundam Movie Trilogy was such a big success, it was only natural to create a new series that would capitalize on the franchise, as well as to bring out new model kits for consumers to salivate over. Though it took a while, that series, Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, finally arrived on […]

"École du Ciel" A Gundam Sidestory That Actually Works

by on June 22, 2006
If there’s one thing you can count out of Sunrise, it’s a Gundam sidestory based in the Universal Century. There’s literally been dozens of sidestories, usually set around the One Year War, and it seems as though they’ll never end. Once in a while, one of those sidestories makes it into the U.S. Enter École […]

JEWEL to Assist with New Nickelodeon Character

by Weathermanon June 22, 2006
Pop star JEWEL is developing a new girl-power character for US cartoon network Nickelodeon. The singer’s creation will be called PUNK ROCK ANGEL GIRL. [Source: ContactMusic.com] (via AntiMusic.com)

Todd Nauck on "Teen Titans Go!," "Wildguard," and Spidey

by Ed Liuon June 21, 2006
Artist Todd Nauck has spoken to Newsarama.com about the projects he is working on at the moment, including his creator-owned Wildguard superhero series, his work on the Teen Titans Go! tie-in comic book, and a fill-in gig on Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man with Peter David, his former creative partner on DC’s Young Justice comic.

BCI Launches "Ink & Paint" Brand of DVDs

by Dan Collinson June 21, 2006
BCI has introduced a line of animated DVDs entitled Ink & Paint. The brand deals with classic cartoons from the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s. Included in the brand are He-Man & the Masters of the Universe, She-Ra: Princess of Power, Flash Gordon, and many others from both the Hearst and Filmation libraries. Fans can check […]

Press Release: Navarre Corporation’s BCI Announces Ink & Paint Brand

by Dan Collinson June 21, 2006
NAVARRE CORPORATION’S BCI ANNOUNCES<O</O INK & PAINT BRAND<O</O <O</O Label To Be Devoted To Classic Animated Programming<O</O <O</O Exclusive Web Site To Offer Fans Blogs and Newsletters<O</O Los Angeles, CA – As it continues to release a full array of classic animated television programs and movies, BCI, a wholly owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation, has […]

Putting the ‘S’ in "Super"

by on June 21, 2006
If you’re wanting Superman: Brainiac Attacks scrubbed from your mind, you’ll find no better brillo pad than volume three of Superman: The Animated Series (STAS), just out on DVD. Hmmm, problem and solution released on the same day. I doubt that’s the way Warner Home Video looks at it, but maybe you should just take […]

"Transformers" Teaser Trailer Launching Soon

by on June 20, 2006
Superhero Hype! reports that the teaser trailer to the upcoming adaptation Transformers will hit the Internet on July 4th and then debut on the big screen in most theaters in front of Pirates of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest on July 7th. Transformers opens on July 4, 2007.

Spanish Networks Welcome "Pocoyo"

by Grant Whiteon June 20, 2006
Preschool series Pocoyo has been bought for Spanish airing, C21Media reports. The kids show will air on Spanish broadcaster TVE, Spanish pay-TV channel Boomerang, and Portugal’s RTP. In addition, UK broadcaster CiTV has also announced a further batch of episodes being produced to air there.