A posting on Nausicaa.net notes that the U.K.’s FilmFour channel will be airing several films directed by Hayao Miyazaki throughout the month of August. In addition to almost all of his Studio Ghibli output, FilmFour will also be airing Lupin III: The Castle of Cogliostro.
Hey, kiddies! It’s time for more blood and gore as sweaty, muscle-bound giants beat the crap out of each other for fun and prize money! Isn’t that exciting? The time for kids’ games is over, with the World Underground Championship reaching its climax. As Baki continues his winning streak, his father, Yujiro, appears out of […]
Ninja Nonsense, known as 2×2 Shinobuden in Japan, has no real plot to speak of. Shinobu is a teenage ninja in training, but this particular regimen is a bit perverse: Her first test as a ninja is to collect girls’ panties. On this odd mission she accidentally meets the owner of one of the targeted […]
Veteran Japanese-American actor Mako (Makoto Iwamatsu) passed away on Friday, July 21, 2006, from esophageal cancer at his home in Ventura County, CA. He was 72 years old. In addition to his groundbreaking work as an Asian-American actor in Hollywood, Mako lent his distinctive raspy voice to such characters as Aku on Samurai Jack and […]
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Classic Media is bringing The Dick Tracy Show: The Complete Series to DVD on September 26. The box set will contain every episode from 1961-1964 on four DVDs and will include a limited edition Dick Tracy comic book.
The Toshin tournament is about to be held again. However, all of the contestants from last year’s battle are being murdered by a mysterious organization. Eiji Shirow is out to discover just who this person hunting down combatants is and why he looks like his long lost brother in this rerelease of the first ever […]
A teaser trailer for Satoshi Kon’s Paprika, the feature film due out next year based on the novel by Yasutaka Tsutsui, is now available at the official site. Direct links: Windows Media RealMedia [Via Catsuka and Anime News Network]
Fielding Danny Antonucci (creator of Ed, Edd ‘n Eddy), Julie and Tim Cahill (creators of My Gym Partner Is A Monkey), Joe Murray (creator of Camp Lazlo), Mark O’Hare (producer on Camp Lazlo), Everett Peck (creator of Squirrel Boy), Mr. Warburton (creator of Kids Next Door) and Bob Higgins (senior vice president of programming and […]
Viz drew out quite a crowd to all of their panels, and they announced plenty of news to match. For starters, the dub cast of Bleach is as follows: Ichigo – Johnny Yong Bosch Rukia – Michelle Ruff Isshin – Patrick Seitz Karin – Kate Higgins Orihime – Stephanie Sheh Tatsuki – Wendee Lee Ishida […]
Funimation reconfirmed their announcement of their acquisition of the DVD rights to Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles today at San Diego Comic-Con, and they added that they would actively look into television and theatrical release options as well. Additionally, they screened various trailers including some not seen at AX, namely trailers for Tsukuyomi Moon Phase and […]