It’s been ten years since the domestic release of cult favorites Akira and Ghost in the Shell, but mature anime films struggle for acceptance in the U.S. Although too violent or sophisticated for a young audience, the prime adult demographic generally dismisses them as juvenile cartoons. An effective cure for this perplexingly persistent disconnect remains […]
One of the more obscure genres of anime is goth. Sure, you’ve got giant robots out the wazoo, enough bouncing breasts to form a trampoline the size of Texas, and angst-filled pretty boys (AFPB), but not too often is this done in a goth setting. Apparently, there’s no love for our leather-wearing, spikey-haired brooders of […]
Writer Judd Winick has been interviewed by Newsarama.com about The Life & Times of Juniper Lee, a new series on Cartoon Network. Winick delves into the inspirations for the series and the process of getting a TV show from conception to screen.
ADV Films will release Maburaho: Magic & Mayhem to home video on June 14, the company said today. The DVD-only release will include episodes five through eight of the series, presented in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras include production art gallery, “The Art of Maburaho,” commentary by Blake Shephard (Kazuki) […]
USA Today has an article on the big-name actors lending their voices to DreamWorks’ Madagascar.
The UK’s Five network has picked up Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs for broadcast, according to c21 Media.
The Avenging Apes of Africa will head to home video in various European and African territories under a series of deals struck by MarVista Entertainment, World Screen reports. The one-hour animated special is about six great apes orphaned by a poacher.
Sandager Small Games will develop four mobile phone games based on PorchLight Entertainment’s Tutenstein, c21 Media reports. The games will be ported to European mobile handsets.
The Life and Times of Juniper Lee, Judd Winnick’s new Cartoon Network series, is about a young girl who is the “Great Protector: Keeper of the Harmony between Magic and Reality.” As such, Jun must reconcile her responsibilities with more mundane things, like hanging out with friends and going to school. The problems involved with […]
Juniper Lee is a show where people stop being polite, and start getting real. Wait, no, that’s The Real World, where Judd Winnick was once a roommate. Juniper Lee is comic book creator Winnick’s first animated series. Should this new series be voted out of the house, or brought back for a Real World/Road Rules […]