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Cartoon Network Announces Special Halloween Programming

by Ed Liuon September 24, 2006
Cartoon Network has issued a press release summarizing their slate of special, spooky programming in October, leading up to a nine-and-a-half hour marathon of special Halloween programming on October 31. Highlights include the Cartoon Network premieres of Scooby-Doo: Pirates Ahoy! and Casper’s Scare School, two Scary Godmother specials, and several special episodes of regular shows […]

BCI to Bring "Journey Back to Oz" to DVD October 24

by Ed Liuon September 24, 2006
BCI has issued a press release announcing the release of Journey Back to Oz on DVD. The 1974 animated sequel to the classic 1939 movie stars Liza Minelli as Dorothy Gale, who returns to the magical land of Oz to reunite with her friends the Scarecrow (Mickey Rooney), the Tin Man (Danny Thomas), the Cowardly […]

Press Release: 2006 OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL COMPETITION AWARD WINNERS

by Ed Liuon September 24, 2006
NEWS RELEASE 2006 OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FESTIVAL OFFICIAL COMPETITION AWARD WINNERS OTTAWA, ONTARIO (September 24, 2006) – The 2006 Ottawa International Animation Festival announced the winners of the official competition during the closing ceremonies held this evening at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Following the award presentations, attendees enjoyed the “Best of the Festival” […]

Press Release: Cartoon Network Gorges on Halloween Treats in October

by Ed Liuon September 24, 2006
Month of Spooky Programming Capped by Nine-Hour Halloween Marathon on Oct. 31 Cartoon Network stuffs its lineup full of tasty animated morsels this October, with a full month of spooky programming that is nutty, delicious and calorie-free. From the television movie premiere of Scooby-Doo: Pirates Ahoy! and Casper’s Scare School to marathons and special Halloween […]

Press Release: BCI Presents Animated Classic "Journey Back to Oz" on Oct 24

by Ed Liuon September 24, 2006
TRAVEL BACK OVER THE RAINBOW AS NAVARRE’S BCI PRESENTS THE ANIMATED CLASSIC “JOURNEY BACK TO OZ” Special Edition DVD Available October 24th For $14.98 Los Angeles, CA – There’s perhaps no greater fantasy film than “The Wizard of Oz.” In the early 1970s, the brilliant creators at Filmation Studios updated this movie classic, incorporating their […]

Chicago Film Festival To Host Dinner With Yoshiyuki Tomino

by Grant Whiteon September 24, 2006
The Chicago International Film Festival will host a special rib dinner in honour of Gundam creator Yoshiyuki Tomino, Gunota Headlines reports. The famous director (who also worked on Space Runaway Ideon and Aura Battler Dunbine amongst others) will receive a Career Achievement in Animation Award from the festival who will be hosting the US premier […]

Teen Titans "Trouble in Tokyo" Arrives on DVD

by Bird Boyon September 24, 2006
For those that miss the premiere of the new direct-to-video Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo this Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm on Cartoon Network, WHV has finally given a release date for the film on DVD: November 7th. No further details on the release are available at this time. Update #2: It seems the date […]

"Case Closed – Case 1, Vol. 3": Ill-Fated Relationships Everywhere

by Dukeon September 24, 2006
Ah, Case Closed. The overly complicated mysteries, the not-so-villainous villains and the fact that somebody dies wherever Conan goes just make me love you so much. It’s just another normal day for Conan Edogawa, who’s wasting time at school for some reason with George Mitch, and Amy, when another kid asks the group to find […]

Anime Weekend Atlanta: Complete On-Site Coverage (Updated)

by William C. Mauneon September 23, 2006
Anime Weekend Atlanta is currently taking place and Toon Zone’s Chad Lee is on the scene. Stay tuned for continuing coverage live from the Con all weekend long. Links to all of Toon Zone’s coverage so far can be found here: AWA: ADV Films Announces Four New Licenses, Paid Download Service AWA: Cartoon Network Video […]

AWA: Cartoon Network Video Announced, New Look for Toonami?

by William C. Mauneon September 23, 2006
During their panel at Anime Weekend Atlanta today, Cartoon Network announced Video.CartoonNetwork.com (aka Cartoon Network Video). The new online streaming video service works the same way as Toonami Jetstream. However, instead of featuring Toonami programming, this service streams original Cartoon Network productions. Included are premieres, episodes of current Cartoon Network originals, older original series such […]