Updated (11/8): Added Finalized Cover Art BURBANK, California – Get ready for more “Gargoyles” with GARGOYLES SEASON 2 (Volume 1), available on DVD for the first time on December 6 from Buena Vista Home Entertainment. This DVD set features 26 exciting second season episodes of the popular show. Fans will enjoy the special DVD bonus […]
Magical girl anime is dead. No, really, I think it’s a mostly fair assessment. The genre certainly has seen better years, and lately otaku with creepy complexes are as much the target audience as children, at least if posters in the otaku-centric Megami magazine for shows like Lyrical Nonoha and figurines aimed at otaku for […]
The following is Teletoon’s CINETOON schedule for December 26, 2005 – January 6, 2006: Monday, December 26 9:00am: Scooby-Doo & the Alien Invaders 1:00pm: Pippi Longstocking Movie 4:00pm: Space Jam Tuesday, December 27 9:00am: Scooby-Doo & the Ghoul School 1:00pm: Race For Your Life, Charlie Brown 4:00pm: Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie Wednesday, December 28 […]
Picture a panda hero. Now picture a panda-shaped Mazinger Z. Now put them in an anime with no voices, and attach an opening in English. No way it could be good, right? Wrong. Mostly. In Panda-Z, the Warunimal Empire wants to take over the world. It’s up to Pan-Taron and the Panda-Z to stop this […]
Coco’s Bakery Restaurant has partnered with Warner Home Video (WHV) to promote the November 22 release of The Polar Express on DVD this holiday season. From November 1, 2005 through January 3, 2006, any Coco’s guest that purchases a fresh-baked whole pie will receive a $5 mail-in rebate for WHV’s The Polar Express DVD. [Source: […]
Artist-owned-and-operated Brickyard VFX is launching its own CG division, AWN reports.
Production and distribution company Maxmedia has optioned the film rights to the forthcoming Microsoft videogame Kameo: Elements Of Power, AWN reports, citing Variety. The company plans to team with Sky Blue production house Sunmin Park to adapt the animated feature.
Leading French producer Ellipsanime is producing an additional twenty-six 13-minute episodes of its television series Little King Macius, AWN reports. The series has been sold to more than 20 territories worldwide.
Nausicaa.net is reporting that the London Children’s Film Festival will screen Studio Ghibli’s My Neighbor Totoro on November 13 and Porco Rosso on November 12, 13, and 16. Details on scheduling, location, and ticketing are available at the festival’s website.
Disney’s CGI-animated feature film Chicken Little grossed an estimated $40.1 million in its first 3 days of domestic release, making it the top film over the weekend. Coverage in the Los Angeles Times noted that this take is comparable to DreamWorks’ Madagascar and Shark Tale (which grossed $47.6 and $47.2 million, respectively) and is the […]