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"Sakura Diaries" Vol. 1: One Re-Release Too Many

by Dr. Daedaluson October 27, 2005
ADV originally released Sakura Diaries back in 2000. At the time, ADV didn’t realize they had dubbed an edited version. So they re-released it with the unedited version (with nudity), but only included the Japanese audio and English subtitles. Now, five years later, ADV has decided to re-re-release it with a new English track. Sakura […]

Duane Capizzi Remembers "Men in Black: The Series"

by James Harveyon October 27, 2005
With The Batman Versus Dracula now on shelves, and the third season of The Batman off to a great start, Toon Zone sat down with writer, editor, and story producer Duane Capizzi to talk about one of his earlier Kids’ WB cartoons, Men In Black: The Animated Series. Based on the popular live-action movies, this […]

"DuckTales", "Rescue Rangers" Episode Lists Confirmed

by Matthew Williamson October 26, 2005
TV Shows on DVD has confirmed the final episode lineup for Disney’s eagerly anticipated DuckTales and Chip N’ Dale Rescue Rangers DVDs. Each set will contain the first 27 episodes of each series – but with one imporant caveat – the pilot origin “movies” have not been included. It is unclear whether Disney will include […]

J.M. DeMatteis Talks "Defenders"

by Ed Liuon October 26, 2005
Writer J.M. DeMatteis (Justice League Unlimited, Abadazad) is the subject of a feature article at Comicon.com’s PULSE News talking about his Defenders mini-series from Marvel Comics. Issue #4 of the five-issue mini-series is on comic stands now.

Mr. Incredible Arrested for Solicitation

by Ed Liuon October 26, 2005
News reports state that superhero Mr. Incredible was recently arrested by the Los Angeles Police Department and charged with solicitation infractions. Elmo the Muppet was arrested in the same operation. Both were later released on $100 bond and returned to the site of the arrest on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Agent Rick Dicker of […]

"Ed, Edd 'n' Eddy's Boo Haw Haw": Hauntingly Great Art, Terrifyingly Mediocre Writing

by Killtacularon October 26, 2005
Since it began, Ed Edd ‘n’ Eddy has been dogged by a reputation as an ugly and annoying show, and despite performing well with kids it has yet to see much appreciation from animation enthusiasts or industry professionals. I can’t for the life of me understand why. While everyone is busy trying to rebuild the […]

"Ed, Edd 'n' Eddy's Boo Haw Haw": More Manic Fun from the Cul-De-Sac

by Dr. Daedaluson October 26, 2005
Another in the string of themed specials, Ed, Edd ‘n’ Eddy’s Boo Haw Haw tries its hand at Halloween, with hilarious results. To get into the holiday spirit, Ed watches horror movies all night. His room is literally a video store of horror tapes. As a result, Ed’s perceptions morph into a chaotic nightmare vision […]

"Ed, Edd 'n' Eddy's Boo Haw Haw": This Toon's Definitely a Treat

by Runeon October 26, 2005
With fans poised eagerly on the cusp of the show’s fifth season, here at last is the third and final installment of aka Cartoon’s holiday-themed Eds specials and, as “Jingle Jangle” focused its tale of seasonal avarice on Eddy and “Hanky Panky” turned the spotlight on Double D’s lessons in love, it’s given that the […]

"Zixx: Level Two": Can the "Spin Cycle" Wash Out Fanboys?

by Chad Boninon October 26, 2005
Fanboys are scary, scary creatures. You know the standard spiel. Zixx: Level Two is a Canadian blend of live-action and CG animation that you wouldn’t know in America unless you subscribe (somehow) to Canadian networks or read these reviews. Zixx Phunkee Zee and her accomplices help defend the Earth from invading aliens via a computer […]

"Higglytown Heroes" Wins Media Access Award

by Zeddon October 26, 2005
Disney Channel’s original animated series Higglytown Heroes has won a Media Access Award for its positive portrayal of a blind art teacher, voiced by guest star Sharon Stone, who calls upon the assistance of her Seeing-Eye Dog to help deliver art work to the Higglytown kids. The California Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with […]