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McCandish Named to 4Kids Post

4Kids Entertainment has named Bob McCandlish its new vice president of marketing and licensing, Playthings reports.

"Neon Genesis Evangelion Platinum: 07" It's Apparently The End Of The World...

Evangelion is a failed giant robot show. There are shows where the giant robots are secondary; look at Martian Successor Nadesico and Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. There are shows where the giant robots are the true stars, such as Mobile Fighter G-Gundam, Gravion Zwei, and even America’s own Megas XLR. Neon Genesis Evangelion falls into […]

"Zoids" 7 & 8: United, We Awaken

Well, the Chaotic Century is over with, though Viz would like you to believe otherwise. No, now we get to go inside the inner workings of the Guardian Force, which is kind of like Team America, except competent and not made up of puppets. We got a peek into the Guardian Force on the last […]

FUNimation Awarded U.S. Video Rights to "Winx Club"

4Kids Entertainment, Inc. has given FUNimation U.S. video rights to the animated series Winx Club. FUNimation has scheduled the release of Winx Club for July 12, 2005. The DVD will include a free Winx Club collectible game card by Upper Deck as a bonus and sneak peeks of the Winx Club comic book and Magical […]

Polsat to Air Jetix

Buena Vista International Television has licensed a selection of Jetix Europe’s programming to Poland’s Polsat, including Power Rangers DinoThunder, Sonic X, and W.I.T.C.H., C21Media reports. The programs will air during a Jetix-branded block on the Polish network.

Joe Kuhr Laughs It Up With "The Batman"

Joe Kuhr. Joker. He’s heard it. He’s knows it’s an amazing coincidence that a Batman fan should have the name Joe Kuhr. In fact, he even gets to write a Joker/Catwoman episode, “The Laughing Cat,” for the third season of The Batman. But he’s heard the joke. So, why don’t we skip past that and […]

"Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi" Getting New Merchandise

Cartoon Network has signed a number of new licensing deals linked to its Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi animated series, Retail Merchandiser reports. The new deals cover a variety of new apparel, sportswear, eyewear, jewelry and hair ornaments, watches, and sticker and activity books. The series has just received the greenlight for a third season.

Slesinger Seeks to Revive "Pooh" Suit

Stephen Slesinger Inc., which had a lawsuit against the Walt Disney Co. dismissed last year, has filed an appeal to have the suit reinstated, the company said today. Slesinger claims that Disney owes it more that $700 million in royalty payments off of the Winnie the Pooh characters. The original suit was dismissed after an […]

Stan Lee Creating Urban Superhero for Vibe

Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment and Vibe magazine will partner to create a new urban superhero for the magazine, the companies said today. In addition to running stories inside of Vibe, the character will also feature in a graphic novel. The companies are exploring options to transfer an animated version to DVD, television and feature film. […]

CN Latin America Buys Five New Series

Cartoon Network Latin America will add five DECODE Entertainment series to its lineup, including Bromwell High, Franny’s Feet, Undergrads, King and the second season of Girl Stuff/Boy Stuff, World Screen reports.

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