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Boys Be… English Site Launches

by SB20xxon March 1, 2006
Rightstuf launched the official English website for the romantic comedy/drama Boys Be…, to coincide with the first volume of the DVD, released today. The site includes a trailer, clips, wallpapers, avatars, and more: http://boys-be.rightstuf.com/

NYCC: Costume Photo Gallery

by Ed Liuon March 1, 2006
Everybody wants to see the photo galleries from the bigger comic and anime conventions, and everybody always goes straight for the people in costumes. This gallery has the cosplayers, booth models, and cool looking people that Toon Zone News managed to photograph at the New York Comic-Con. Click on each thumbnail to get a bigger […]

"Samurai 7" Vol. 4: Beautiful, Brutal Battles With A Side Of Great Story

by on March 1, 2006
Previously on Samurai 7, it was the calm leading into the storm as the last Samurai of the group was chosen. The town prepared for the incoming onslaught of Nobuseri (aka bandits), hoping that with enough weapons training, a lot of hard work and 7 strong warriors backing them, they could face the mechanized bandits […]

Disney Needs Spies

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2006
The Walt Disney Company has just placed a job posting seeking an “Intelligence Analyst” to anticipate and assess threats to the company, its guests, or its assets. While humorous on the surface, the posting is quite serious, involving contact with the Department of Homeland Security as a daily job responsibility and requiring 4-6 years of […]

New "Sonic the Hedgehog" Comic Team Speaks

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2006
Ian Flynn, Tracy Yardley, and editor Mike Pellerito have spoken to Newsarama about their run on Archie Comics’ Sonic the Hedgehog licensed comic book title. Flynn and Yardley will take over the title with the departure of longtime contributor Ken Penders.

John K. Seeks Feedback for "He-Hog the Atomic Pig"

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2006
On his new weblog, Ren and Stimpy creator John Kricfalusi is seeking feedback for He-Hog the Atomic Pig, a new superhero with x-ray nipples and atomic smoothocity (so that pants won’t stick to him).

"Defenders of the Earth" Coming to DVD

by Ed Liuon February 28, 2006
The 1980’s animated TV show Defenders of the Earth will be coming to DVD “soon,” according to representatives from BCI. The series, produced by Marvel Entertainment, teamed Flash Gordon, the Phantom, Mandrake the Magician, and Lothar against Ming the Merciless. No further details, such as release dates or extras, are available at this time. (via […]

The Flash: The Fast and the Featureless

by on February 28, 2006
Back when The Flash was first announced for a DVD release, not only did it catch me off guard but it also left me with a single question: why on Earth is this being released? After watching all six discs and twenty-two episodes of The Flash, I can now answer the question I posed months […]

NYCC: The One-Minute Interview Part 2 – People

by Ed Liuon February 27, 2006
This is the second of Toon Zone News’ “One-Minute Interviews” from the New York Comic-Con, where we asked a bunch of different individuals at the con the same three questions and print all the answers together. As with yesterday’s One-Minute Interviews, subjects are in alphabetical order by first name. Click on the thumbnails to get […]

Miyazaki Coming to Toonami; Free "Totoro" in Dallas Mar 4

by Ed Liuon February 27, 2006
Nausicaa.net is reporting that Toonami will air a month’s worth of Hayao Miyazaki films to celebrate their 9th anniversary on the air. The films will begin on Saturday, March 18th. Edits and language soundtracks are not known at this time. Nausicaa.net is also reporting that there will be a free screening of My Neighbor Totoro […]