"Inuyasha" Season Two: He’s Just a Big Softy

by MCSarahon January 23, 2006
Kagome is a normal Japanese teenager who fell down a well and ended up in the Feudal Era. There she awoke a half-demon, Inuyasha, complete with ears and a nasty temper. His fifty year sleep was induced by his love, Kikyo, when the two were tricked into betraying each other by the demon Naraku. Kagome, […]

"Sonic X: Into the Darkness" Comes to DVD

by Zeddon January 22, 2006
4Kids Entertainment Home Video, Inc., in association with FUNimation Entertainment, will release Sonic X Volume 9: Into the Darkness on DVD on February 7, 2006. The DVD carries a running time of 130 minutes and will retail for $14.98 SRP. The following is a track listing of the DVD: Episode 139: Defective Detectives Episode 140: […]

"Zixx" Licensing Campaign Begins

by Zeddon January 22, 2006
In preparation to roll out a worldwide licensing and merchandising campaign for Zixx, Mainframe has appointed Al Ovadia and Associates as the worldwide licensing agent for the series, C21Media reports.

Sundance Animated Films Announced

by Zeddon January 22, 2006
Several animated films will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. AWN has details.

Japanese Anime "Kite" Turns Live-Action

by Zeddon January 22, 2006
Mexican commercial directors Jorge and Javier Aguilera will helm a live-action adaptation of the Japanese anime Kite, AWN reports, citing Variety.

Rendering Center To Be Built in Southern China

by Zeddon January 22, 2006
The Institute of Digital Media Technology (Shenzhen) Ltd. will build a rendering center for animation in China, AWN reports. The center will be designed to bring all areas of animation production to the area.

Monster Announces Several Deals on Animated Series

by Zeddon January 22, 2006
Moster Distributes will be shopping its series PICME to NATPE. In addition, Monster has announced distribution agreements for several of their animated series including Jungle Beat, I’m an Animal, and Wemmicks. AWN has details.

Weinstein Co. & Kanbar Team Up for "Hoodwinked Sequel"

by Zeddon January 22, 2006
The Weinstein Company and Kanbar Entertainment are teaming up for a sequel to their current CG-animated release Hoodwinked. The sequel will be entitled Hood vs. Evil, according to Variety and AWN.

"Looney Tunes" Comes to Prima TV

by Zeddon January 22, 2006
Prima TV in the Czech Republic has acquired a slate of movies, TV series, and Looney Tunes animation from Warner Bros. International Television Distribution, World Screen reports. The agreement kicks off in April, and the selection of films, series, and animation is still being determined.

TV Loonland Wins Legal Battle

by Zeddon January 22, 2006
TV Loonland has won its legal battle over excluding shareholder group from its AGM in August 2005, following violation of Section 21 of the Securities Trading Act, C21Media reports. The decision essentially denies the right to sue the German kids producer for exclusion from the AGM.