Hellboy Animated Products Coming from Dark Horse

by Ed Liuon September 27, 2006
Dark Horse Comics has announced a line of peripheral merchandise to go along with the debut of the Hellboy Animated direct-to-DVD movies coming in late 2006. The merchandise will include statues of the animated Hellboy and Abe Sapien, a new comic book series published in digest-sized format, PVC mini-figures, busts, and refrigerator magnets. (via Comic […]

Press Release: Cyberchase Exhibit Opens in Houston

by Ed Liuon September 27, 2006
HOUSTON (Sept. 21, 2006) – It is the classic good vs. evil adventure as the dastardly Hacker attempts to overtake Cyberspace, but is continuously outsmarted by three curious kids and one cyberbird pal determined to stop him. Join forces with the CyberSquad, Matt, Inez, Jackie and Digit, in their quest to save Cyberspace as they […]

"Ninja Nonsense Vol. 2": A Typhoon of Insanity

by SB20xxon September 27, 2006
Get ready for more silly, erm, nonsense, as Shinobu and Kaede have more fun together and Onsokumaru and his gang of ninjas keep trying to get a peek at them naked. OK, so that’s a simplification of a- actually, that’s pretty accurate. But read on; the premise is better than it sounds. As with volume […]

"Ten Animated Films by Signe Baumane": Latvia on the Hudson

by on September 26, 2006
These days we are so inundated with safe, glossy big studio animation that it’s easy to forget the bizarre low budget scribbles on the fringes of the industry. Especially since increasingly sophisticated films from the likes of Pixar are beginning to co-opt independent animation’s traditional advantage in thematic complexity. All that’s left is to be […]

"Talespin" on DVD: Spinning Discs that are as Fun as Spinning Rotors

by on September 26, 2006
Talespin is the latest in a pair of DVD releases from Disney. Featuring Baloo, King Louie and Shere Khan from the Disney classic Jungle Book, Talespin introduces Kit Cloudkicker, Rebecca and Molly Cunningham and the best part of this series, Don Karnage and the Air Pirates. It’s always strange watching cartoons as an adult that […]

ADV Announces New Guyver, UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie DVDs for Nov 14

by Ed Liuon September 25, 2006
ADV has announced a set of 3 DVDs scheduled to go on sale on November 14, including Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor, UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie: Washing Up and Wigging Out, and Michael: The Knight and the Castle. Full details on the DVD releases and the special features included with each disc are in the full press […]

Boomerang Unveils "No Undies Mondays" on Oct 9

by Ed Liuon September 25, 2006
Cartoon Network has announced a new weekly programming block on the Boomerang channel dedicated to cartoon characters without pants. Titled “No Undies Mondays,” the block will star such luminaries as Yogi Bear, Peter Potamus, Huckleberry Hound, Quickdraw McGraw, and Snagglepuss. The block debuts on Monday, October 9 at 4:00 PM (Eastern Time). Read the full […]

Press Release: ADV Announces November 14 Releases

by Ed Liuon September 25, 2006
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ADV ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER 14 RELEASES HOUSTON, September 22, 2006 — ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to announce three exciting titles, including the release of the all new Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor, UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie, and the fourth volume of Michel. All three titles are […]

Press Release: Boomerang to Unveil New Weekly Franchise, NO UNDIES MONDAYS, on Oct. 9

by Ed Liuon September 25, 2006
Boomerang to “Unveil” New Weekly Franchise, NO UNDIES MONDAYS, on Oct. 9 Fun-filled and Not-so-Risqué Hourly Tribute to Showcase Classic Line-Up of Pants-less Cartoon Characters 4-5 p.m. Boomerang, Cartoon Network’s commercial-free, all-classic animation network, has found yet another new way to spotlight its unmatched catalog of cartoon stars in a new weekly franchise featuring a […]

Media Blasters Announces New December Titles

by SB20xxon September 25, 2006
Three Media Blasters series are slated for December releases: Magic Knight Rayearth- World of DVD Box Set, Mouse Complete Collection, and Tekkaman Blade Set 1. Rayearth will have an MSRP of $59.95 and a release date of December 5th, while the other two are $29.95 and have December 19th release dates. [Source: ]