DC Unlimited, a new brand from DC Comics, has announced that they have signed a license to produce toys and collectibles based on Afro Samurai, the new anime series produced by Studio Gonzo and starring Samuel L. Jackson as the title character. The series debuted on the Spike TV network on January 4, 2007.
Newsarama.com’s “Animated Shorts” column has posted an interview with Kim Possible creators Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley about the upcoming premiere of the show’s fourth season, starting Saturday, February 10, at 8:00 p.m EST. The pair talk about the revival of the series, changes to some of the characters for the new season, and the […]
Boston city councilors want criminal charges brought against the two marketers who placed electronic advertisements for Aqua Teen Hunger Force around the city last week, the Boston Herald reports. Discussion of last week’s events dominated the latest city council meeting, where councilors reacted in part to reports that Peter Berdovsky videotaped bomb squads detonating one […]
Voices.com says it has opened nominations for the 2007 Voicey Awards, which are intended to honor voice actors in the same way the Oscars and Emmies honor actors in other media. Awards will be given in five categories: Best Male Voice, Best Female Voice, Best New Voice, Best Personal Branding, and Lifetime Achievement Award. Nominations […]
BCI is releasing Volume 2 of the hit G4TV series The Happy Tree Friends on DVD April 3rd. The box set will contain 9 episodes of the show as well as storyboards, commentary, and a behind the scenes look. Read the Press release here. [Source: BCI]
NAVARRE’S BCI TO RELEASE THE SECOND SET OF THE POPULAR, ANIMATED TV SERIES <O</O “HAPPY TREE FRIENDS”<O</O Volume Two<O</O <O</O Nine More Brand-New Blood-Soaked Episode From The G4 Television Series<O</O <O</O Los Angeles, CA – BCI, a Navarre Corporation Company, and Mondo Media have announced the release of “Happy Tree Friends: Volume Two,” the second […]
Beet: The Vandel Buster is a waste of time, not only because of the show itself, but also because of Illumitoon’s poor treatment of the release. There is literally nothing redeeming about this DVD. No, not even the DVD case itself, with its bootleg look. Why does the cover art look so empty, with items […]
The Batman will compete with Tutenstein, Growing Up Creepie, and Bigfoot Presents: Meteor and the Might Monster Trucks for Outstanding Special Class Animated Program at the Children’s Emmy Awards in June, it was announced yesterday. Nominees for Outstanding Children’s Animated Program include Arthur, Curious George, Peep and the Big Wide World, Time Warp Trio, and […]
The Walt Disney Company may build smaller theme parks and stand-alone hotel and entertainment centers far from its current parks, the chairman of the company’s Parks and Resorts division has told analysts. According to Reuters, the company is considering building versions of its Downtown Disney complex of high-end retail, dining and entertainment businesses in urban […]
Sesame Workshop will adapt its popular Bert and Ernie muppet characters to claymation for The Adventures of Bert and Ernie, World Screen reports. The new show will be co-produced with Germany’s NDR and Ki.Ka and animated by Italy’s Misseri Studio. It has already been presold in Australia, India, Denmark, and other world markets.