ADV Films will release four titles to DVD on July 11, including new volumes of Godannar, Macross, Michel, and The Fuccons!, the company said today. Godannar: Deep Penetration, the sixth volume in the series, is an anamorphic release presenting episodes 21-23 in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Video extras include the […]
HOUSTON, May 16, 2006 —ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime in North America, is pleased to announce four exciting new titles set to hit the streets on July 11 – the sixth volume of Godannar, volume four of Macross, volume two of Michel, and the third and final edition of The Fuccons! GODANNAR: […]
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children is a title that fans had been awaiting the release of for quite some time. To see if the release was able to meet expecations, Toon Zone is pleased to continue its coverage with two guest reviews. We first present Martianinvader’s take on the DVD with DBZALLSTAR’s review then following […]
Being Ian was named Best Animated Program or Series at the 2006 Leo Awards over the weekend. Sean Sullivan picked up the award for Best Direct/Storyboarding in an Animation Program Program or Series for Max Steel: Forces of Nature, and Colin Yardley and Larry Raskin won the Best Screenwriting in an Animation Program Program or […]
Cannes Classics will honor the work of animator Norman McLaren, AWN reports. Ninety minutes of McLaren’s work will be featured during a May 22 program at the Cannes Film Festival.
John Lasseter of Pixar is the subject of a new interview in Fortune magazine. Among other topics, Lasseter describes his fears on the Disney merger deal and how Disney CEO Bob Iger set those fears to rest, his origins as a hand-drawn animator, his path to becoming a CGI animation pioneer, and an interesting test […]
Nausicaa.net is reporting that Studio Ghibli’s Tales from Earthsea is nearly complete, according to a post on the movie’s production diary website. They also link to the second trailer for the movie, available from the official movie website.
Arcana Studios has issued a press release trumpeting the upcoming Dragon’s Lair comic book mini-series they will be publishing beginning in July. Based on animator Don Bluth’s famous laserdisc-based video game of the same name, the series focuses on heroic knight Dirk the Daring and his adventures to rescue Princess Daphne from an evil dragon […]
For the 59th week in a row, Adult Swim ranked #1 among all ad-supported cable networks for total day delivery of adults 18-34, adults 18-24, men 18-34, and men 18-24, Cartoon Network said today. The late-night programming bloc also accounted for ten of the top fifty programs among adults 18-34. In its latest ratings report […]
* Cartoon Network’s newest action-adventure original series, Ben 10 (Saturday, 10 a.m.), continues to anchor the network’s Saturday morning line-up, earning double-digit delivery and ratings gains compared to the same time period last year among both kids 2-11 (up 28% and 25%, respectively) and kids 6-11 (up 10% and 11%, respectively). Ranking #1 for Total […]