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"Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers" Official Press Release

by Zeddon May 4, 2006
Warner Home Video has issued the following press release for the upcoming release of Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers: Avaste Ye! The ever dueling duo is back, but this time your two favorite furry friends have “all paws on deck” while searching for buried treasure in Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers from Warner […]

2005-2006 Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Award Winners Announced

by Zeddon May 4, 2006
The Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Award winners for 2005-2006 have been announced. The following is a list of animation-related winners: Outstanding Children’s Animated Program Jakers! The Adventures Of Piggley Winks (PBS) Outstanding Special Class Animated Program The Batman (Kids’ WB!) Outstanding Performer In An Animated Program Jakers! The Adventures Of Piggley Winks (PBS) Maile Flanagan […]

"Divergence Eve: Misaki Chronicles Vol. 3" In Space, No One Can Hear You Say ‘Huh?’

by SB20xxon May 3, 2006
You’ve got to really pay attention to get the full Misaki Chronicles experience. If you multitask while watching this, you’ll inevitably get lost. Heck, it’s easy to get lost even when you give it your undivided attention! With the large amount of plot twists and jumping back and forth in time to tell the story, […]

Simon Furman Talks "Transformers: Stormbringer"

by Ed Liuon May 3, 2006
Writer Simon Furman has spoken to Newsarama about Transformers: Stormbringer, a four-issue mini-series coming from IDW Publishing in July. The series will focus on a human-free zone on Cybertron, and will attempt to address the fans’ call for “intense, full blown giant robot (sans humans) action.” Several preview pages are included in the article.

ADV Films Announces New July Titles

by SB20xxon May 2, 2006
First up: Complete collections. Cyberteam in Akihabara, Gravion Zwei, and Petite Princess Yucie are getting re-released in the slim thinpak form, while Gantz‘s complete second season gets a regular box. In terms of new shows, This Ugly Yet Beautiful World will be released on July 4th in both regular and artbox form. Area 88‘s OVA […]

DreamWorks Posts $12.3M Profit, 73% Drop from Last Year

by Ed Liuon May 2, 2006
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. reported a .3 million profit for the financial quarter that ended on March 31, 2006, representing a 73% drop from the same quarter a year ago. The profit was largely driven by home video sales of Madagascar, with no revenue generated by Shrek 2 or Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of […]

Hayao Miyazaki to Announce Next Film on May 5

by Ed Liuon May 2, 2006
A news report on Nausicaa.net states that famed director Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli will announce his next film project on May 5, 2006, as part of an interview commemorating Children’s Day in Japan.

"TV Guide" Posts Character Designs for "Legion of Superheroes"

by Ed Liuon May 2, 2006
The Superman Homepage is hosting an exclusive image from TV Guide of character designs for the upcoming Superboy and the Legion of Superheroes animated TV show. The picture comes from the May 8 edition of TV Guide magazine, which will also include an article about the show. (via Hannibal Tabu’s Comics Reel at Comic Book […]

"Hikaro No Go" to Debut on ImaginAsian TV on May 2

by Ed Liuon May 2, 2006
A press release has announced that VIZ Media’s Hikaru No Go will be premiering tonight, May 2, 2006, on ImaginAsian TV at 8:00 PM ET/PT. iaTV will broadcast both dubbed and subtitled versions of the TV series.

3-D Film Festival at Egyptian Theatre this Summer

by Ed Liuon May 2, 2006
Animation historian Jerry Beck has posted an announcement concerning animated content in this year’s 3-D Film Festival at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. The festival will take place from September 8-17, with all the animated content being presented on Saturday, September 16. Beck will be hosting the program, which will include all the Hollywood 3-D […]