Evangelion is a failed giant robot show. There are shows where the giant robots are secondary; look at Martian Successor Nadesico and Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. There are shows where the giant robots are the true stars, such as Mobile Fighter G-Gundam, Gravion Zwei, and even America’s own Megas XLR. Neon Genesis Evangelion falls into […]
4Kids Entertainment, Inc. has given FUNimation U.S. video rights to the animated series Winx Club. FUNimation has scheduled the release of Winx Club for July 12, 2005. The DVD will include a free Winx Club collectible game card by Upper Deck as a bonus and sneak peeks of the Winx Club comic book and Magical […]
Cartoon Network has signed a number of new licensing deals linked to its Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi animated series, Retail Merchandiser reports. The new deals cover a variety of new apparel, sportswear, eyewear, jewelry and hair ornaments, watches, and sticker and activity books. The series has just received the greenlight for a third season.
Stephen Slesinger Inc., which had a lawsuit against the Walt Disney Co. dismissed last year, has filed an appeal to have the suit reinstated, the company said today. Slesinger claims that Disney owes it more that $700 million in royalty payments off of the Winnie the Pooh characters. The original suit was dismissed after an […]
Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment and Vibe magazine will partner to create a new urban superhero for the magazine, the companies said today. In addition to running stories inside of Vibe, the character will also feature in a graphic novel. The companies are exploring options to transfer an animated version to DVD, television and feature film. […]