New "Justice League Unlimited" Episode Information

by James Harveyon August 30, 2005
The World’s Finest has received a first look at episode titles and loglines for four more new Justice League Unlimited episodes. These episodes, information courtesy of Cartoon Network, are currently scheduled to air later this year. Episode #31 – “Flash and Substance” Episode #32 – “Dead Reckoning” Episode #33 – “Patriot Act”   Episode #34 […]

Gemstone Publishing’s David Gerstein on Disney Classic Stories Reprints

by Ed Liuon August 30, 2005
David Gerstein, Archival Editor for Gemstone Publishing, has been interviewed by’s PULSE News about Mickey and the Gang Classic Stories in Verse, a 360 page trade paperback reprinting one-page adventure stories starring Disney’s iconic characters. The original comics were published in Good Housekeeping magazine starting in 1934. The trade paperback is available for pre-order […]

The Growth of Anime in America According to "Wired"

by Ed Liuon August 30, 2005
Wired magazine has analyzed the state of the American anime industry, noting that anime now accounts for nearly 7% of all DVDs sold and appears more and more frequently on TV. (via Internet Movie Database Daily Briefing)

"Crabes", "Naive Man" Win Nextoons Awards

by Maxie Zeuson August 30, 2005
Arthur de Pins’ “La Révolution des Crabes” has been named the $10,000 Grand Prize Winner in Nextoons 2005 Film Festival. J.G. Quintel’s “The Naïve Man From Lolliland” won for Producer’s Choice and Student Animator. Finalists include PSYOP’s “Anthem”; Tom Kyzivat’s “Prey”; John Dilworth’s “The Mouschist”; M. Toth Geza’s “Maestro”‘; Rie Ito’s “Betty”; Jiwook Kim’...

"Yumeria" Coming to DVD in October

by Maxie Zeuson August 30, 2005
ADV Films will release Yumeria: Into the Dreamscape on October 11, the company says. The DVD-only release will include episodes one through four in anamorphic video and both English 2.0 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles.  Extras include reverse cover artwork, clean opening and closing animation, and previews. It will retail for $29.98.   [Source: […]

"Deko Boko Friends" Joins Treehouse

by Maxie Zeuson August 30, 2005
Deko Boko Friends will join the lineup of Treehouse TV in September, distributor VIZ Media says. Treehouse will air 61 episodes of the series. [Source: VIZ Media]

Disney Releasing Updated "Lilo & Stitch Island Favorites" CD

by Maxie Zeuson August 30, 2005
Walt Disney Records will release Disney’s Lilo & Stitch Island Favorites Featuring Songs From Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has A Glitch to CD on August 30. This updated compilation will feature five new tracks from the movie, including Elvis Presley’s “Rubberneckin’,” “A Little Less Conversation (Junkie XL Remix)” and “I Need Your Love Tonight”; […]

Art School Offering Fall Lectures by Mignola, Murakami

by Maxie Zeuson August 30, 2005
Entertainment Art Academy will open its doors this September 12 with a 13-week line up of classes and special events, the school says. Guest lecturers for the fall include Mike Mignola, Glen Murakami, Stephen Silver, Trevor Goring, and Nathan Fowkes.  For more information, visit the EAA website. [Source: Entertainment Art Academy]

Geneon Launches PSP-Dedicated Anime Website

by Maxie Zeuson August 30, 2005
Geneon Entertainment has launched a PSP-dedicated version of its anime homepage, the company says. The new site, which can be found at, is customized for the PlayStation Portable’s controls. [Source: Geneon Entertainment]

WHV Announces ‘Thundercats’ Season One, Volume Two

by Bird Boyon August 30, 2005
WHV has announced ‘Thundercats’ Season One, Volume Two on DVD for a December 6th release date. Synopsis: Led by their young leader Lion-O, the Thundercats forge a new home on Third Earth. But as they rebuild their lives, the vile Mumm-Ra and the Mutants at Castle Plundarr plot to annihilate the Thundercats’ fledgling civilization. Mystical […]