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PR: Disney XD’s Live-Action and Animation Schedule Presented to Advertisers

by Grant Whiteon March 12, 2012
BETTER GRAB SOME SUNGLASSES, THE FUTURE AROUND HERE IS BRIGHT RATINGS LEADER DISNEY CHANNEL MEETS SPONSORS; SHOWCASES PROGRAMMING FOR KIDS 6-14 AND DISNEY JUNIOR FOR KIDS AGE 2-7 DISNEY XD’S LIVE ACTION AND ANIMATION SCHEDULE PRESENTED TO ADVERTISERS Disney’s 2012-13 creative content for its kid-driven, family inclusive TV channels, highlighted by fresh ways to tell […]

"Randy Cunningham: Ninth Grade NInja" Coming to Disney XD

by on March 7, 2012
Disney XD will add Randy Cunningham: Ninth Grade Ninja to its lineup later this year, Animation Magazine reports. The series, which has been commissioned from Ireland’s Boulder Media, is an animated comedy about a student who has to block monsters and madmen from reviving an ancient evil Sorcerer trapped beneath his high school. Tim Curry, […]

PR: Ultimate Spider-Man Begins and The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Returns April 1, 2012

by Grant Whiteon March 5, 2012
MARVEL UNIVERSE HURTLES ITS WAY ONTO DISNEY XD SUNDAY, APRIL 1, WITH COMPELLING NEW SERIES “ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN” AND THE RETURN OF “THE AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES” Block to Include Short-Form Series that Bring the Heroes and Powers of the Mighty Marvel Universe to Life in New and Unexpected Ways The epic storytelling of Marvel — […]

Disney XD Orders Up New "Pac-Man" Series

by on March 1, 2012
Disney XD has picked up Pac-Man: The Adventure Begins, a 3D animated series based on the video game, World Screen reports. The network has ordered 26 22-minute episodes. The series, from Namco Bandai Games, Arad Productions, and 41 Entertainment, will be produced by Avi Arad and Rick Ungar.

"Arakawa Under the Bridge X Bridge": Unfunny X Unfunny

by SB20xxon February 27, 2012
There’s nothing deadlier than comedy that falls flat. For example: Arakawa: Under the Bridge X Bridge. I sat through this sequel series to the SHAFT comedy anime Arakawa: Under the Bridge mostly stone-faced. I smirked or chuckled occasionally but never laughed out loud. It’s a bad combination of being simultaneously too dry and too over-the-top, […]

PR: Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment Announces Boogiepop Phantom Complete TV Series DVD Set

by Grant Whiteon February 22, 2012
RIGHT STUF’S NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Announces BOOGIEPOP PHANTOM Complete TV Series Entire 12-episode television series in one DVD set scheduled for June 2012. GRIMES, Iowa, Feb. 22, 2012 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and its Nozomi Entertainment division are pleased to announce the BOOGIEPOP PHANTOM Complete TV Series DVD set will be available […]

Right Stuf to Release "Dirty Pair" Films on May 1, 2012

by SB20xxon January 26, 2012
On 5/1/12, Right Stuf will release the remaining Dirty Pair properties to DVD: “Project Eden” (1987 theatrical film), “Affair of Nolandia” (1985 OAV) and “Flight 005 Conspiracy” (1990 OAV). As with their other Dirty Pair releases, this set, called “Dirty Pair: Features Collection”, will contain remastered video from the Japanese DVDs, and three audio tracks […]

PR: Right Stuf’s Nozomi Entertainment Launches Series Site for "Gasaraki"; Complete Series Set Coming Feb 7, 2012

by Ed Liuon January 13, 2012
RIGHT STUF’S NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Launches Series Site for GASARAKI at gasaraki.rightstuf.com GASARAKI Complete Series DVD Collection available on Feb. 7, 2012. ) – the official series site for the GASARAKI Complete Series DVD Collection, which will be available on February 7, 2012. At gasaraki.rightstuf.com, visitors will be able to: Watch the new series trailer; Download […]

Media Blasters Downsizes; Releases Still Planned

by SB20xxon January 10, 2012
Media Blasters, the New York-based DVD company which releases anime through its Anime Works label, announced Tuesday that it has laid off 60% of its workforce, leaving five or six employees. John Sirabella, the CEO of Media Blasters, said they still anticipate releasing the DVDs/Blu-rays they had planned, including the first season of Squid Girl. […]

"Dirty Pair: OVA Series" – Happiness is Warm Laser Guns and Girls in Space Bikinis

by Ed Liuon January 9, 2012
Kei and Yuri are back, and wherever the “trouble consultants” euphemistically known as the Dirty Pair go, a massive amount of property damage is sure to follow. Right Stuf has followed up their two initial boxed sets of the 1980’s “girls with guns” series (set 1 reviewed here and set 2 reviewed here) with the […]