Quantcast

"Devil Hunter Yohko" Coming to DVD in February

ADV Films will release Devil Hunter Yohko: The Complete Collection to DVD on February 8 in a new three-disc thinkpak box set, the company said today. The DVD-only release, priced at $39.98, will contain all five episodes of the series along with “Devil Hunter 4-Ever!”, a collection of Yohko-inspired music videos presented in Japanese 2.0 […]

"Martian Successor Nadesico" Vol. 1: Marginally Successful, or Massively Surprising?

The Jovians, lizard-like aliens who have attacked and decimated Earth’s base on Mars, have their sights set on attacking Earth. Who else can defend the planet but Nergal’s High Mobile Battleship Nadesico? Given that the main pilot of Nadesico’s mecha is a sentai-watching assistant chef who doesn’t want to actually fight, the commander a love-struck […]

The Uncanny Brilliance of "SpongeBob SquarePants"

SpongeBob SquarePants may be the most popular American cartoon character around today. But you probably don’t need me to tell you that. And he’s popular with people who are over seven years old, too. That’s something else you probably don’t need to hear from me. And if you’ve watched the cheerful sponge and his slightly […]

Sci-Fi Channel Renews "Rift," Adds Two New Series

Sci Fi Channel has greenlit two new primetime animated shows, Gordion and Amazing Screw in Head, and renewed Tripping the Rift, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Disney Unhappy with Forthcoming "DisneyWars" Book

The Walt Disney Co. is putting pressure on Simon & Schuster over James B. Stewart’s forthcoming DisneyWar: The Battle for the Magic Kingdom, according to The Los Angeles Times (free registration required). The closely guarded book reportedly paints an unflattering picture of Disney CEO Michael Eisner’s tenure at the company, and Disney has warned Simon […]

Hillenburg Dismisses "SpongeBob" Controversy

SpongeBob SquarePants-creator Stephen Hillenburg has dismissed rumors about his creation’s sexuality, Reuters reports. Speaking with the wire service shortly before the premiere of The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie in Singapore, Hillenburg said the recent controversy about a school video featuring SpongeBob “doesn’t have anything to do with what we’re trying to do.” “We’re just trying to […]

Disney Documentary Gets Minneapolis Screening

The Independent Film Project of Minneapolis will screen Dream On Silly Dreamer, which features recollections of “the good old days” at Walt Disney Feature Animation before layoffs and workforce reductions devastated the unit, SaveDisney.com reports. The forty-minute film, which was written and directed by Dan Lund and produced by Tony West, will have five free […]

"Braceface" Goes to Poland, Denmark

Braceface will head to Poland and Denmark via deals with Canal+ Cyfrowy and DRTV, <a href="http://www.worldscreen.com/newscurrent.php?filename=nelvana127.htm” target=”_blank”>World Screen News reports. The Polish channel has picked up the first 26 episodes of the series while the Danish channel has ordered an additional 13 to the ones it currently airs.

Rumor Mill: Pink Panther Collection Coming in 2005

The Rumor Mill at TheDigitalBits.com says that MGM has tentative plans to release a Pink Panther Classic Cartoons Giftset in 2005. (via Craig Crumpton)

News Corp. Extends Deadline To Buy Fox

News Corporation is extending the deadline to buy the remainder of Fox Entertainment Group until February 22, The New York Times (free registration required) reports. Fox’s committee of independent directors says it needs more time to analyze the offer.

Single Sign On provided by vBSSO