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"Kodocha Vol. 6": More Real Than a Reality Show

by James915on September 23, 2006
While we are only about a quarter of the way through the series, Kodocha seems like it has thrown every conceivable hurdle at Sana, Akito and Co., yet they all bounce back and become stronger in the end. Now that the matter of Sana’s mother has been effectively settled, its time for her to get […]

AWA: Funimation Announces "Peach Girl"

by William C. Mauneon September 23, 2006
This morning at Anime Weekend Atlanta, Funimation announced the acquisition of anime series Peach Girl. The anime series is based off of the long running manga. [On-Site Reporting by Chad Lee] Toon Zone’s coverage live from Anime Weekend Atlanta will continue throughout the weekend.

Animated "Spaceballs" Coming to G4

by Dan Collinson September 22, 2006
Does anybody remember Spaceballs, the Star Wars spoof directed by Mel Brooks? E!Online reports that Brooks is bringing his 1987 film as an animated series on the G4 network in the fall of 2007. The toon chronicles the further exploits of Lonestar, Barf, Princess Vespa, and Dot Matrix as they save what’s left of the […]

Parents Television Council Challenges "VeggieTales" Edits

by Ed Liuon September 22, 2006
A report in the Los Angeles Times states that L. Brent Bozell’s Parents Television Council has challenged NBC over several cuts to the VeggieTales animated series which seemed to edit out references to God (free registration required). NBC issued a statement claiming that the shows were edited for time constraints, but show creator Phil Vischer […]

Jesse Leon McCann on "Krypto the Super-Dog" Tie-in Comic

by Ed Liuon September 22, 2006
Jesse Leon McCann has spoken to ComicBookResources.com about his work on the tie-in comic book mini-series for the Krypto the Super-Dog TV show. McCann describes the unorthodox way he landed the assignment, his underlying philosophy behind the “all-ages” comic book, and the possibility of a sequel mini-series.

Bill Morrison on His Cancelled "Yellow Submarine" Adaptation

by Ed Liuon September 22, 2006
Artist Bill Morrison has spoken to ComicBookResources.com about the comic-book adaptation for the animated Yellow Submarine movie for Dark Horse Comics which was intended to be released in time for the release of the movie on DVD. Morrison explains how the comic came to be and the chain of events that led to its cancellation. […]

"12 Oz. Mouse": I Don’t Get It

by Classic Speedyon September 22, 2006
12 Oz. Mouse is what is called in the industry, a “critic proof” show. Flaunting the typical conventions of what you’d see on television, it (nor its creators, I imagine) doesn’t care if people like it or not; its goal is to be supremely weird and surreal, from its unorthodox artwork to its almost absurdist […]

"Dragonball Z: Wrath of the Dragon" Brings Us Dub Weirdness

by Dukeon September 21, 2006
The time has finally come. Sure, we still have the redubs of the first three movies, plus the various season sets still to be released, but the fact remains that this, Dragonball Z Movie 13, Wrath of the Dragon, is the final “new” Dragonball Z product to be released in the U.S. As the final […]

Nickelodeon/MTVN Launch ParentsConnect.com

by Dukeon September 21, 2006
Nickelodeon/MTVN Kids & Family Group has officially launched the Beta version of a new service: ParentsConnect. This service will allow parents and caretakers to connect and advise one another in an easy-to-use format. The site will also partner with Nissan and the GoCityKids website. Later this year, Nickelodeon/MTVN will expand the service into ParentsConnectTV, featuring […]

Marvel Posts Info on New "Fantastic Four" Episode

by Ed Liuon September 21, 2006
Marvel Comics has posted an episode description and still photographs for the new episode of Fantastic Four airing this weekend. Titled “Hard Knocks,” the episode promises an epic confrontation with a guest star from elsewhere in the Marvel Universe. The episode should air on Cartoon Network this weekend at 8:00 PM. (via Comic Book Resources’ […]