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J-Rock "Shonen Knife" Tours Canada

Continuing with our previous Toon Zone story about them, J-Rock “Shonen Knife” is currently touring Canada. The band, that had previously toured with popular American music artists, has also caught the eye of The Boston Globe. “Shonen Knife” also created a song for a Powerpuff Girls music video on Cartoon Network. Shonen Knife Canadian Tour […]

Disney to Include Welsh Words in "Live! Winnie the Pooh"

Following months of discussion between The Walt Disney Company and the Wales Millennium Centre, Disney has agreed to include Welsh words in one of its shows, Live! Winnie the Pooh, for the first time. In selected shows featuring Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore, and the entire 100 Acre Wood gang, the narrator will be […]

Roy Disney and Stanley Gold Send Letter to Disney Board

Disney dissident shareholders Roy Disney and Stanley Gold today sent a letter to The Walt Disney Company board of directors, stating that company directors were subverting the search for a new chief executive. Gold and Disney said they believed current Chief Executive Michael Eisner would participate in interviews of candidates, and that “the practice would […]

Steve Englehart Talks "Batman: Dark Detective" Mini-Series

Writer Steve Englehart talks about his upcoming Batman: Dark Detective mini-series in a feature article at ComicBookResources.com. Englehart talks about the plot elements at play in the series and the challenges he faced with writing “in continuity.” The article also links to several new preview pages. Englehart and artist Marshall Rogers created “The Laughing Fish” […]

Fox Hears "Whos" in Its Future

Twentieth Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios will follow up Robots with a CG-animated version of Dr. Seuss’s Horton Hears a Who, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Cinco Paul and Ken Daurio will write the screenplay; Audrey Geisel will executive produce and retain certain creative approvals. The film is expected to be ready for release […]

WB Rivals Skeptical About "Loonatics"

Disney Channel president Rich Ross and Cartoon Network’s Michael Ouweleen are among those expressing bafflement about Warner Bros. Animation’s recently announced Loonatics action series, today’s USA Today reports. The article quotes Ouweleen calling it “odd to use the wiseacre personality of Bugs” in an action series and Ross warning that classic characters “cannot be genetically […]

"Star Ocean Ex" Coming to DVD

Geneon will release Star Ocean Ex, Volume Three: Magical Moonlit Flowers to home video on May 24, the company announced yesterday. The DVD release will feature Japanese and English Stereo Dolby Digital Audio with optional English subtitles, character profiles, the original Japanese opening, and textless opening animation. It will retail for $29.98. [Source: Geneon Entertainment]

"Danger Mouse" To DVD on May 31

The first two seasons of Dangermouse will arrive on DVD on May 31, Animated Bliss reports. The two-disk set will include the “lost” pilot episode “The Mystery of the Lost Chord” and will retail for $29.95.

Turner UK Names Dearsley to Marketing Post

Nibs Dearsley has been named marketing director of the Turner UK channels Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Toonami, Media Bulletin reports. Dearsley joins the company from Jetix.

"Nausicaa" In Theaters This Summer

Nausicaa.net is reporting that the English-language version of Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind will receive a “small-scale” theatrical release this summer. No further details are yet available.

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