"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.

Mark Evanier on the Birth of Scrappy Doo

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2007
Writer Mark Evanier has begun a series on his weblog about the origins of Scrappy Doo. The first installment discusses how stories were pitched on the show, the threat of cancellation looming over the show, and how Scrappy Doo entered into the picture.

"Avatar" Season 2, Volume 3 Coming May 22, 2007

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2007 is noting that volume 3 of season 2 of Avatar the Last Airbender is scheduled for release on May 22, 2007. As with volumes 1 and 2, the DVD will be packaged with an exclusive mini-comics. The disc will include episodes 211 (“The Desert”) through 215 (“Tales of Ba Sing Se”).

"Voltron: Volume 3" Pushed Back (Updated 2/15)

by Dan Collinson February 15, 2007 reports that Media Blasters has pushed back Voltron: Defender of the Universe – Collection 3: Green Lion from February 27th to May. No word on why the date changed or on a new specific date. Stay tuned for further details. Updated 2/15: reports that Voltron: Defender of the Universe – Collection 3: Green […]

A Note of Recognition for: Filmation’s "Star Trek" Animators

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2007
There are a lot of fond childhood memories surrounding the assorted products of Filmation Studios, but it’s pretty safe to say that none of them involve shockingly high production values. This becomes painfully evident when watching the recently released Star Trek: The Animated Series boxed set. Watching the first few episodes, the animation is almost […]

SLG’s Dan Vado Talks Disney Licensed Comics Issues (Updated)

by Ed Liuon February 15, 2007
In a recent weblog posting, Slave Labor Graphics’ owner, president, and publisher Dan Vado discussed the state of the Disney licensed comics deal that produced comics based on Haunted Mansion, Tron, and Gargoyles. Vado acknowledges that there have been bumps in production and that the line “has not been what one might call a success […]

"Utawarerumono" Vol. 1: Trouble in the Forest

by Classic Speedyon February 15, 2007
You might be browsing your anime section at a local Suncoast or Best Buy and think to yourself, “Hmmm, what’s this show about? All I see is a skull mask on a grass background.” Indeed, Utawarerumono has one of the most unorthodox covers in animedom. This unusual cover is a clever marketing gimmick that might […]

Cartoon Network Upfront 2007 Complete Coverage (Updated)

by Benon February 15, 2007
Cartoon Network has posted an online preview of their upfront presentation in New York tomorrow, and Toon Zone News is on it. Check back tomorrow for more as Toon Zone News’ Chris Wood reports from the presentation on-site. Links to all of Toon Zone News’ coverage so far can be found here: CN Upfront: “Flapjack,” […]