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PR: "WordGirl" Takes on Bullying in New Special Guest Starring Jane Lynch on PBS Kids Go!

by Ed Liuon January 5, 2012
EMMY AWARD-WINNING WORDGIRL® TAKES ON BULLYING IN NEW SPECIAL GUEST STARRING JANE LYNCH ON PBS KIDS GO! ® “The Rise of Miss Power” features an intergalactic visitor who misuses the power of words NEW YORK – January 5, 2012 – Scholastic Media’s Emmy Award®-winning animated series WordGirl ® explores the power of words to help […]

PR: Studio Ghibli Retrospective Breaks Records at NY IFC Center; New Screenings Added Thru Jan 12

by Ed Liuon January 5, 2012
IFC CENTER ADDS SHOWTIMES FOR STUDIO GHIBLI RETROSPECTIVE OVER $110,000 BOX OFFICE IN FIRST 3 WEEKS! MIYAZAKI AND TAKAHATA MASTERPIECES “SPIRITED AWAY” “PRINCESS MONONOKE” “MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO” “CASTLE IN THE SKY” “NAUSICAA OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND” “POM POKO” “PORCO ROSSO” “KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE” ***NEW 35MM PRINTS*** PLAYING THOUGH JAN 12 AT IFC CENTER […]

PR: Sentai Filmworks Licenses "Someday's Dreamers"

by Ed Liuon January 4, 2012
SENTAI FILMWORKS LICENSES “SOMEDAY’S DREAMERS” HOUSTON, January 4, 2012— Sentai Filmworks is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the anime classic SOMEDAY’S DREAMERS. Based on the hit manga by Kumichi Yoshizuki and Norie Yamada (originally released in North America by Tokyo Pop,) and with script supervision by co-creator Yamada, the twelve episode series was […]

PR: "JEM and the Holograms: Season Two" Hits Store Shelves February 14, 2012

by Ed Liuon January 3, 2012
JEM and The Holograms: Season Two Packed with All 26 Original Episodes and Special Bonus Content in a 4-DVD Set HITS STORE SHELVES FEBRUARY 14, 2012 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY (click to enlarge) Just in time for Valentine’s Day 2012! On February 14, 2012, the beloved classic animated series JEM and The Holograms returns for a […]

PR: Funky Turns 40 at the ToonSeum Celebrates African American Animated Characters

by Ed Liuon January 3, 2012
The ToonSeum and the Museum of Uncut Funk present Funky Turns Forty, an exhibit celebrating the legacy of the first wave of positive Black animated characters of the 1970s. Until the Civil Rights movement of the late 1950s and 60s, African-Americans were treated as second-class citizens. While prevalent in music and popular culture, Blacks still […]

PR: New York Comic Con 4-Day Tickets to Go On Sale January 3, 2012, at 12:00 PM EST

by Ed Liuon January 3, 2012
NEW YORK COMIC CON 4-DAY TICKETS TO GO ON SALE TUESDAY, JANUARY 3 AT 12 NOON! Officials Announce Extended Hours with More Panels and Screenings on Thursday of Show!! Norwalk, CT, January 2, 2012: Just in time to welcome the New Year, New York Comic Con (NYCC) organizers have today announced that 4-Day tickets for […]

PR: ToonSeum Picks the Looniest Looney Tunes on Saturday, January 7, 2012

by Ed Liuon December 30, 2011
Help the ToonSeum bid farewell to Overture: Behind the Scenes of Looney Tunes with a special screening of our favorite Looney Tunes cartoons, The Ten Looniest, Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 5pm. Warner Brothers’ timeless Looney Tunes cartoons have left an indelible mark on popular culture and the art of animation, entertaining audiences for over […]

PR: Peter Pan Returns to Neverland in "Jake & the Never Land Pirates" Primetime Special on Feb 13, 2012

by Ed Liuon December 29, 2011
PETER PAN RETURNS TO NEVER LAND IN FIRST-EVER PRIMETIME SPECIAL OF DISNEY JUNIOR’S #1 SERIES, “JAKE AND THE NEVER LAND PIRATES,” PREMIERING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13 ON DISNEY CHANNEL Star-Studded Season Two of the Hit Series to Debut Monday, February 20, 2012 The classic character Peter Pan makes his first-ever appearance in the hit series for […]

PR: Sentai Filmworks Licenses "Mouretsu Pirates"

by Ed Liuon December 29, 2011
SENTAI FILMWORKS LICENSES “MOURETSU PIRATES” HOUSTON, December 29, 2011— Prepare to be boarded by stellar entertainment on a galactic scale as Sentai Filmworks announces the impending escape of the rollicking, hit space opera MOURETSU PIRATES! What happens when Teen Chic meets Pirate Technique? Find out when Director Tatsuo Sato (Martian Successor Nadesico, Ninja Scroll TV, […]

PR: Los Angeles Red Carpet Premiere of "Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos" on Jan 20, 2012

by Ed Liuon December 27, 2011
FUNimation Entertainment in conjunction with Aniplex Inc. and Eleven Arts Inc. announces Los Angeles Red Carpet Premiere of its release of “Fullmetal Alchemist:The Sacred Star of Milos” on Friday January 20, 2012 at 8:00pm. FLOWER MOUND, TX- (12/26/11) FUNimation Entertainment in conjunction with Aniplex Inc. and Eleven Arts Inc. announced that its animated feature film […]