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4Kids Home Video Offers Online Preview of "Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monsters"

by Zeddon May 12, 2006
4Kids Entertainment Home Video, Inc. will offer Yu-Gi-Oh! fans an exclusive online advance viewing of Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monsters, the new direct-to-DVD release. The official Yu-Gi-Oh! website, www.yugioh.com, will stream the entire 90-minute DVD on Monday, May 22, 2006, beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT. This premiere event comes on the eve of […]

"Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" Posts Record Ratings for a Playhouse Disney Series Premiere

by Zeddon May 12, 2006
Disney Channel’s premiere of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse on Friday, May 5 (7:30 p.m.), delivered the highest ratings ever for a Playhouse Disney series premiere among Kids 2-5 (6.2/767,000), Girls 2-5 (6.0/375,000), Households (2.2/1,960,000), and Total Viewers (1.2/2,777,000). Among all basic cable networks in the U.S., Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (Friday, May 5, 7:30 p.m.) was #1 […]

Updated: "Charlie & Lola" Heading to DVD

by on May 12, 2006
Warner Home Video will release two volumes of Charlie & Lola to DVD on September 5, the studio says. Charlie & Lola: Vol. 1 and Charlie & Lola: Vol. 2 will each retail for $14.98. The Playhouse Disney series is based on a series of children’s books by Lauren Child. Penguin Books will release four […]

FUNimation Announces New September Titles

by SB20xxon May 12, 2006
Fullmetal Alchemist is wrapping up with volumes 12 and 13 debuting on 9/5 and 9/26, respectively. We will also see Fullmetal Alchemist: The Movie on 9/26, in both regular and limited editions. In addition, three complete collections are coming in September: Gunslinger Girl, Lupin the 3rd Movie Collection, and Yu Yu Hakusho Collection 2. Wrapping […]

DC Comics Announces 4th Quarter Collected Editions

by Ed Liuon May 12, 2006
DC Comics has announced the trade paperbacks, hardcovers, and other collected editions to be released between August and December, 2006. Included in the list is the Absolute DC: The New Frontier by Darwyn Cooke, coming in October, which will include all 6 issues of the original mini-series plus a pin-up gallery, deleted scenes, and more […]

John Lasseter Speaks at Paris "Cars" Opening

by Ed Liuon May 12, 2006
Jerry Beck’s Cartoon Brew weblog has posted videos from the Paris premiere of Pixar’s Cars, where director John Lasseter answered several questions from the audience, including his cinematic influences and inspirations and what he forsees after the merger with the Walt Disney Corporation.

Cartoon Network Posts Clip for "JLU" Finale

by Ed Liuon May 11, 2006
Hannibal Tabu’s Comics Reel is reporting that Cartoon Network has posted a clip from “Destroyer,” the series finale for Justice League Unlimited that is scheduled to air this Saturday at 10:30 PM EDT.

"Animated Shorts" Column Talks "Over the Hedge," "Fairly OddParents" Special

by Ed Liuon May 11, 2006
Steve Fritz’s “Animated Shorts” column at Newsarama.com talks to Over the Hedge creators Mike Fry and T. Lewis about the upcoming CGI animated film coming from DreamWorks on May 19. Other topics in the column include the Nickelodeon Fairly OddParents special debuting on May 19 and the addition of teen music stars on the Friday’s […]

"The Simpsons: The Complete Eighth Season" Announced

by SB20xxon May 11, 2006
According to TVShowsOnDVD, the eighth season of The Simpsons is expected on DVD on August 15th, for a price of $49.98 (SRP). The practice of modeling the boxes after Simpson heads continues; this time, it’s Maggie. All 25 episodes will be included, along with commentaries on each episode by cast and crew, deleted scenes, illustrated […]

September Brings "Flintstones" Season Six to DVD

by on May 11, 2006
The sixth season of The Flintstones will be released on to DVD September 5, Warner Home Video announced yesterday. The four-disc set will retail for $44.98. Episodes to be released will include the first appearance of The Great Gazoo as well as such pop-culture referencing spoofs as “Samantha,” in which Elizabeth Montgomery and Dick York […]