Press Release: Adult Swim Sets Schedule for Heart-Warming Christmas Eve Spectacular

by Ed Liuon December 14, 2006
Adult Swim Sets Schedule for Heart-Warming Christmas Eve Spectacular Special Holiday Episodes from Robot Chicken, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Family Guy, The Venture Bros., Squidbillies and Pee-wee’s Playhouse Begin at 10 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 24 What would Christmas be without longwinded stories, family violence, awkward moments, celebrity cameos, kicks to the groin and lots […]

Season 9 of "South Park" Reportedly Coming to DVD (Updated 12/14)

by Dan Collinson December 14, 2006 reports that Season 9 of South Park will be out on DVD on March 6, 2007. The ninth season will contain the Emmy award winning episode “Best Friends Forever,” as well as the controversial Emmy nominated episode “Trapped in the Closet.” No word yet on bonus features. Stay tuned for further announcements. Update 12/14: […]

64th Annual Golden Globe Nominees Announced

by Ed Liuon December 14, 2006
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced the nominees for the 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Cars, Happy Feet, and Monster House received nominations for the Best Animated Film. In addition, “The Song of the Heart” from Happy Feet landed a nomination for Best Original Song.

"Go, Diego, Go!" Bedding and Room Decor Coming Soon

by Ed Liuon December 14, 2006
Children will soon be able to surround themselves with Diego, the hero of Nickelodeon’s Go, Diego, Go! animated series, with a line of bedsheets and room decor coming soon to Toys R’ Us and Wal-Mart stores, as well as several on-line retailers. Read the full press release for details.

"Wall Street Journal" Profiles Lasse Gjertsen’s Stop-Motion Animation

by Ed Liuon December 14, 2006
The Wall Street Journal has profiled animator Lasse Gjertsen, whose stop-motion music video “Amateur” has drawn more than 1.5 million views on YouTube and inspired a commercial for Cartoon Network’s Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends. (via Cartoon Brew)

"Cartoon America" Show Extended to February 24

by Ed Liuon December 14, 2006
Editor & Publisher is reporting that the “Cartoon America” show currently on display at the Library of Congress has been extended. Originally scheduled to close on January 27, 2007, the show will now run through February 24. The show contains highlights of the Art Wood Collection of Cartoon and Caricature, and also includes works by […]

Press Release: Go, Diego, Go!™ Bedding and Room Décor to Swing on to Shelves

by Ed Liuon December 14, 2006
Premier Lines of Go, Diego, Go!™ Bedding and Room Décor to Swing on to Shelves For the first time, kids can join Dora the Explorer’s cousin Diego in animal themed action adventures in their own rooms with Go , Diego , Go! toddler bedding and room décor! The line which is licensed from Funhouse, a […]

ADV Films Licenses Season Two of "Ah! My Goddess TV"

by Nobuyuki samaon December 14, 2006
During an interview with Anime News Network promoting the upcoming release of Coyote Ragtime Show, ADV Films Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Mike Baliff let slip an announcement that the company had licensed the anime television show Ah! My Goddess: Sorezore no Tsubasa, the sequel series to last year’s Ah! My Goddess TV […]

"Coyote Ragtime Show" Episode 1 Available Online via IGN

by Nobuyuki samaon December 14, 2006
The first episode of ADV Films’ upcoming anime Coyote Ragtime Show is available as a free preview exclusively at, presented in English. Coyote Ragtime Show is the story of a space outlaw and his gang who help a young girl attempt to recover her dead father’s treasure before the planet it’s buried on is […]

"Trinity Blood Chapter 1": Up to its Neck in Thrills

by Chris Woodon December 14, 2006
I’m no great fan of horror films, but I confess a soft spot for vampires and zombies. Perhaps they are compelling because they are not quite as divorced from humanity as most horror monsters, and thus in a sense more tragic than beastly. Anime has of course had an intimate relationship with horror ever since […]