"Last Unicorn" Graphic Novel Contract Mutually Terminated

by Ed Liuon July 20, 2006
Toon Zone News has received statements from representatives of both Peter S. Beagle and Scholastic confirming that early reports of a graphic novel adaptation of Peter S. Beagle’s The Last Unicorn were premature, and that the contract between Beagle and Scholastic has been mutually terminated due to creative differences. The adaptation was originally to have […]

Sideshow Bob Wins Emmy

by Dan Collinson July 20, 2006
E!Online reports that Kelsey Grammer has won his fifth Emmy Award, but not for his role as Dr. Frasier Crane, but as Bart Simpson’s longtime arch-enemy, Sideshow Bob. This was the first that Grammer won for his non-Frasier work as he won the Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance in an episode titled “The […]

Teaser Trailer for "TMNT" Now Online

by on July 20, 2006
Warner Bros. has released the first trailer for the upcoming feature-length Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film. The trailer is available via the QuickTime trailer site.

"Return to the Planet of the Apes" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson July 20, 2006 reports that 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is bringing the animated series Return to the Planet of the Apes to DVD. The 2-disc set containing 13 episodes was at one time a part of the Ultimate DVD Collection along with both the classic movies and the short lived TV series. This time it will […]

SDCC: Bandai Reconfirms Anime Expo Announcements (Updated)

by on July 20, 2006
Bandai’s Ken Iyadomi and Robert Napton spoke to a packed panel room today at the San Diego Comic-Con. Basically, it was pretty much the same info as AX: .hack//roots, the Cutie Honey live action film, and The Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex films including Solid State Society were all reconfirmed while Mai-OTOME and […]

SDCC: DelRey Announces 5 New Manga Titles

by on July 20, 2006
At their panel at San Diego Comic-Con today, DelRey announced 5 new manga titles: Shugo Chara by PEACH-PIT Mamotte Lollipop by Michiyo Kikuta Mushishi by Yuki Urushibara Kitchen Princess by Miyuki Kobayashi Parasyte by Hitoshi Iwaki Parasyte is the same manga that TokyoPop had published flipped many years ago; DelRey’s edition will be unflipped and […]

SDCC: Pokemon 2006 News

by on July 20, 2006
The identity of the new Pokemon voice team has been revealed at Pokemon USA’s 10th anniversary panel at San Diego Comic-Con, which also included information on the upcoming new episodes and specials that will be hitting US television this fall. The new voices include Billy Rogers, who will be voicing Brock (KO Beast), and Sara […]

FUNimation Announces New October Titles

by SB20xxon July 20, 2006
To kick off the month, Case Closed: The Movie will see its debut on October 3rd. Then, October 10th will bring the third volume of Speed Grapher (also w/limited edition). Finally, things wrap up on October 17th with a Spiral series box set and further volumes of Kodocha and Negima (also w/limited edition). [Source: […]

J. Torres on New "Ninja Scroll" Comics

by Ed Liuon July 20, 2006
Writer J. Torres (Teen Titans Go!, Love as a Foreign Language) has spoken briefly to about his new Ninja Scroll comic book, and more at length at Comic Book resources about the comic and his artistic collaborator, Hong Kong-based artist Michael Chang. Based on the hit 1993 anime movie, the comic book will be […]

Out of Steam? Not a Ghost of a Chance!

by on July 20, 2006
A much belated review thanks to some personal physical distress to my hands. Irrelevant as this may seem to you dear reader, it offers me a perfect lead in to my opening for Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG Volume 5. Imagine cybernetics becoming so physically integrated that the only aspect of […]