ShoPro Skewers Naruto License

Anime News Network reports ShoPro has announced the long awaited acquisition of anime series Naruto. Key licensing partners and television broadcast partners are to be determined shortly. The series features a group of young ninjas learning the importance of such vaules as friendship, teamwork and loyalty. This news comes on the heels of ShoPro’s recently […]

"Tomb Raider" #50 Preview On-line

A six-page preview of Tomb Raider #50 is available at Newsarama.com. This is the final issue of Top Cow’s Tomb Raider comic before the Lara Croft property receives a much-needed makeover in the video game sphere at the hands of her new owner Crystal Dynamics. This final issue is written by Dan Slott (Batman Adventures, […]

Voice Actors and Producer from "Pet Alien" Discuss Their Work

In a recent interview with Animation Insider, voice actor Charlie Schlatter, voice actress Candi Milo, and animation producer Bill Schultz discussed their work on Cartoon Network’s newest show, Pet Alien. The article can be found here.

Thoroughly Modern Mulan

As the Disney sequel machine rolls ever onward, many fans have turned on the Mouse for what they consider its crass commercial exploitation of classic films. This argument has considerable plausibility in the case of projects like The Hunchback of Notre Dame II. I mean, how does that work? The wisecracking gargoyles already have Victor […]

Midway To Produce CN/Adult Swim Games

Midway Games will produce games based on eight Cartoon Network/Adult Swim animated series under a multi-territory deal announced today. The agreement gives Midway the right to publish games for the console, handheld and PC platforms based on Aqua Teen Hunger Force; Space Ghost Coast to Coast; Sealab 2021; Harvey Birdman, Attorney At Law; The Brak […]

"DNAngel" to DVD in March

ADV Films will release DNAngel: Facets of Darkness to DVD on March 1, the company said yesterday. The DVD-only release will feature four complete episodes with both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 language versions with English subtitles. Extras include clean opening and closing animation; voice actor commentary with Kelly Manison (Eiko) and Andy McAvin (Kosuke); […]

Mainframe Reports Small Profit for 2004

Mainframe Entertainment eked out a $67,000 profit in the fourth quarter of 2004, according to cnews. Revenues rose to $5.56 million from $2.33 million in the year-ago quarter.

"Galaxy Rangers" Collectibles Announced

Hyperchild Workshop will produce a new line of collectible resin statues based on The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers, the company announced yesterday. The statues will be released later this year. [Source: Hyperchild Workshop]

Euro TV Deals for "GirlStuff/BoyStuff"

Super RTL and Disney Channel in Germany have each acquired 39 half-hour episodes of GirlStuff/BoyStuff for broadcast, World Screen News reports. The animated series is co-produced by DECODE Entertainment, Agogo Entertainment and Animage Films.

"Birthday Boy" Wins at BAFTA

“Birthday Boy” was named the winner in the Short Animation category at the British Academy Film Awards, E! Online reports.

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