Despite its shortcomings (Episode 4, I’m looking at you), Fullmetal Alchemist Vol. 1 has more going for it than the best volumes of some of the best anime series out there. Volume 2 makes me sit back and wonder if this is the greatest anime series of all times. The first four episodes served as […]
Ah, Japan. Home of unapologetic perverts who get off on both gore and nudity. With Elfen Lied they’ve now combined two of their favorite styles. The equation is almost mathematical: Take Love Hina, subtract the humor, then add Kill Bill-levels of Tarintino-esque violence. Or you could describe it in terms of the cliches it uses: […]
Yamato USA will release new figures based on Mega Man X, Please Teacher!, Ikki Tousen, and Please Twins!, the company says. The Capcom Figure Collection: Mega Man X will feature three player characters (X, Zero and Axl) and three navigators (Alia, Layer and Pallette). Images can be found . Mizuho Kazami in Wedding Dress (here) […]
Thurl Ravenscroft, who voiced Tony the Tiger for half a century and sang “You’re a Mean One” for the Chuck Jones adaptation of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas, has died, USA Today reports. He was 91. (via Clayface)
here. managed to catch up with Batman: The Animated Series director Boyd Kirkland to talk about his work on the show. Kirkland directed several episodes on the upcoming DVD set (review) including Second Chance, Catwalk and Read My Lips. To read the interview, click here.
Update (5/24): Batman: The Animated Series – Volume Three is now available, . Superfriends: Volume Two is now on sale, . Update (5/19): Disc Art Added For Both Releases. Further details inside. Update (5/13): ‘Superfriends’ Back Cover Added Update (4/9): ‘Superfriends’ Front Cover Updated (Disc Art Included) Update (4/2): ‘BTAS’ Front Cover (Disc Art Included) […]
Update (5/24): The Batman: Training For Power – Season 1, Vol. 1 is now available, . WHV has sent Toon Zone the full press release for the upcoming ‘The Batman: Training for Power’ DVD, set to release on May 24th. BURBANK, CA – Bruce Wayne returns once again to put on the Batsuit and protect […]
Update (5/24): Samurai Jack: Season Two is now available, . WHV and mPRm have released the official press release for the upcoming second season of Samurai Jack on DVD. For full specs and package art, see the newspost. ______________ The stylized action series from the acclaimed creator Genndy Tartakovsky (Star Wars: Clone Wars, Dexter’s Laboratory) […]
WHV has sent Toon Zone the full press release for the upcoming ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ Volume 3 and ‘Superfriends’ Volume 2 DVD collector sets, set to release on May 24th. Just a note to those reading the press release: WHV still lists “Batman: The Animated Series Vol. 4 (Multi-Title)” under it’s related titles for […]
Mark Young has been named to the newly created post of senior VP of animation production at PorchLight Entertainment, c21 Media reports. Young will supervise production of thirteen new episodes of Tutenstein for Discovery Kids. Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly identified Mark Young as “Mike Young.” We regret the error.