NTV’s Hayao Miyazaki Interview Available On-line

by Ed Liuon February 9, 2006 is reporting that an interview with director Hayao Miyazaki aired on Japan’s NTV is available now at Ghibli World. The short film, currently unsubtitled, contains footage of the short films which can only be seen at the Studio Ghibli Museum.

Dark Horse Announces "Peanuts" Collectible Statuettes

by Ed Liuon February 9, 2006
Dark Horse’s licensing division has announced a lineup of collectible statuettes based on Charles Schulz’s Peanuts characters. The statuettes will be 4-5 inches high and will be modeled on vintage “syroco” figurines. Charlie Brown will inaugurate the line in September 2006 and will be followed by Lucy, Linus, Schroder, Pig Pen, Peppermint Patty, Sally, Snoopy, […]

‘Justice League’, ‘Superman’, ‘Teen Titans’ and ‘The Batman’ DVD Releases

by on February 9, 2006
June 20, 2006 has learned that there are four new animated DC DVD sets on the horizon for WHV’s release calendar. June 20, 2006 Justice League: The Complete Second Season Superman the Animated Series: Volume 3 June 20, 2006 Teen Titans: The Complete Second Season The Batman: The Complete Second Season

‘Justice League’ and ‘Batman Beyond’ DVD Press Release

by on February 9, 2006
WHV has released the official press release for the upcoming March 21st release of Justice League: The Complete First Season and Batman Beyond: The Complete First Season. BURBANK, CA (February 9, 2006) – No crime is left unpunished as Warner Home Video (WHV) and DC Comics bring the most courageous superheroes to DVD. A comic […]

"Dragon Ball Z" Vegeta Saga Vol. 6: Huzzah! Semi-Good Filler!

by on February 9, 2006
Well, we’ve gone through three volumes of filler waiting for Nappa and Vegeta to arrive on Earth, and if things don’t change soon, this filler is going to drive people away before the big fight happens! What do we do? Make good filler! Last time, our heroes were training for the arrival of Vegeta and […]

ADV Films Announces "Prefectural Earth Defense Force"

by SB20xxon February 8, 2006
Set for release on April 18, 2006, Prefectural Earth Defense Force is a 50-minute OAV based on the manga. It concerns a trio of high school basketball players who are called upon to battle the Phone Pole Team and other evil villains. The suggested retail price is $12.98. Anime on DVD has more.

Grand Toys Becomes Master Toy Licensor for "Legend of the Dragon"

by Zeddon February 8, 2006
Grand Toys International Limited has signed an agreement with BKN International AG to be the worldwide master toy licensee for the Legend of the Dragon > [Source: PR Newswire]

"Family Guy" Panel Comes to Los Angeles

by Zeddon February 8, 2006
LA’s Museum of TV & Radio will host a Family Guy panel event on Thursday, March 9, at 7:00pm. The following guests will be in attendance: Alex Borstein Mike Henry Chris Sheridan Steve Callaghan Mark Hentemann Peter Shin David A. Goodman Mila Kunis Danny Smith Seth Green Seth MacFarlane Kara Vallow Additional information, as well […]

Teletoon Announces Valentine’s Day Programming Schedule

by Zeddon February 8, 2006
Canadian Network Teletoon has announced the following schedule for Valentine’s Day programming. Beginning on February 14 at 9:00pm, Teletoon will air the following Valentine’s-themed episodes as part of it’s “Detour” block: 9:00pm – Family Guy – “The Kiss Seen ‘Round the World” 9:30pm – Bromwell High – “Valentine’s Day” 10:00pm – Futurama – “The Devil’s […]

Disney Channel Announces Executive Shifts

by Zeddon February 8, 2006
Following another record-breaking year of ratings growth and an increase in programming development for multiple global platforms, Disney Channel has announced several executive shifts. Adam Bonnett — Disney Channel’s key original series programming executive — has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Original Series; Jeff Brustrom — the channel’s top development executive — has been […]