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YTV Gears Up for Multi-Platform Launch of "Pandalian"

by Grant Whiteon May 9, 2006
Canada’s YTV is set to broadcast new fantasy/adventure cartoon Pandalian across a range of formats, C21Media reports. Focusing on Toby, a legendary ‘Chosen One,’ the show will premiere on the station on July 5th and will be backed by online and on-demand content.

How Animated Dodos Got Into Evolution/Intelligent Design Movie

by Ed Liuon May 8, 2006
An article from the University of Southern California about Flock of Dodos: The Evolution-Intelligent Design Circus covers the contribution of veteran animator Tom Sito to the film. Sito’s resume includes classic films ranging from Who Framed Roger Rabbit? to The Little Mermaid to Shrek; Sito is currently an adjunct faculty instructor at USC. Sito and […]

NY Times on the Secret Origins of "Over the Hedge"

by Ed Liuon May 8, 2006
The New York Times details the path taken from newspaper comics section to silver screen for the upcoming Over the Hedge feature film (registration required). The movie from DreamWorks Animation is scheduled for release on May 19.

"Mobile Suit Gundam SEED" set for Theatrical Outing

by Grant Whiteon May 7, 2006
Sunrise is set to release a Mobile Suit Gundam SEED movie directed by series director Mitsuo Fukuda, Gunota Headlines reports. While plot and setting are currently unknown, it is confirmed that unlike the existing/ongoing Gundam SEED/SEED Destiny made-for-TV compilations, the new movie will be a brand new story set in the SEED universe.

‘X-Men: Evolution’ DVD Set Delayed (Update: Back on Schedule!)

by on May 6, 2006
Update: As TVShowsOnDVD has posted and after confirming it with WHV ourselves, this release is no longer delayed and is on target for its May 23rd street date. Sorry for the confusion! The upcoming X-Men: Evolution: The Complete Third Season DVD set has been delayed, according to Warner Home Video. The set, originally scheduled for […]

"Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego?" She’s Coming to DVD.

by Dan Collinson May 6, 2006
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that the animated toon Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego? is coming to DVD on June 13 from Shout! Factory. The toon is loosely based on the popular series of computer games and features the voices of Oscar winner Rita Moreno (The Electric Company, West Side Story, and OZ), Scott Menville (Robin from […]

H-B "Godzilla" Cartoon Coming to DVD (Updated 5/6)

by Dan Collinson May 6, 2006
TVShowsOnDVD.com has announced that the Hanna-Barbera version of Godzilla is coming to DVD on June 6 from Sony’s Classic Media Inc. The cartoon features the voice of the late Ted Cassidy (Lurch from The Addams Family TV show) as the 300-foot-tall lizard. Both Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 are up for pre-order at Amazon.com for […]

Disney Channel May 2006 Animated Movies & Specials

by Zeddon May 6, 2006
The following is a complete list of the animated movies and specials scheduled to air on Disney Channel during the month of May: The Care Bears: Big Wish Movie (2005) Monday, May 1 (11:00 a.m., ET/PT) An Extremely Goofy Movie (2000) Saturday, May 20 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) Sunday, May 21 (1:00 p.m., ET/PT) Finding Nemo […]

"Walt Disney’s It’s A Small World of Fun" Comes to DVD

by Zeddon May 6, 2006
Buena Vista is releasing Walt Disney’s It’s A Small World of Fun, a new DVD collection with two volumes of Disney animated short films. Starring Mickey, Goofy, Pluto and friends, each volume features adventures that are themed to different countries from around the world. Walt Disney’s It’s A Small World of Fun features Disney’s FastPlay™, […]

Rare 1st Edition Preston Blair "Animation" Book On-Line (UPDATED)

by Ed Liuon May 5, 2006
The first half of a rare 1st edition of Preston Blair’s Animation textbook is available at the ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive Project weblog. Originally published in 1947, the book used several characters from MGM without permission, which resulted in the book being pulled and replaced with a new version that is still in print. The second […]