Posts Tagged ‘kickstarter’

MST3K Revival Kickstarter Reveals New Cast Members

by Peter Paltridgeon November 23, 2015
In the not too distant future, Mystery Science Theater 3000 will be coming back with a new season of riffs and references heretofore unheard (imagine Crow saying things like “cell phone”). You likely already know about the Kickstarter that has so far raised $2,521,127 at the time this article was written, which is over the […]

Joel Hodgson Launches Kickstarter Campaign To Bring Back “Mystery Science Theater 3000”

by Grant Whiteon November 11, 2015
Beloved by generations of fans the world over, Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) popularised the concept of riffing in which bad media watching is made tolerable by witty jokes at its expense. Interest in continuing the show never died following its unfortunate TV cancellation but rights issues made this impossible, with the groups responsible for […]


Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2015 – LeSean Thomas “Cannon Busters” Panel

by Grant Whiteon November 4, 2015
Held in the ExCel Platinum Suite, the Cannon Busters panel was chaired by Manga/Animatsu representative Jerome Mazandarani and Cannon Busters creator LeSean Thomas. Cannon Busters is an animated series covering the adventures of S.A.M., a friendship robot who is a companion to a prince of an affluent kingdom that produces robots.  When a sorcerer wielding […]

Shenmue 3 Will Become A Reality Thanks To Kickstarter

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2015
Talk about a day of megaton announcements. An FFVII remake, a release date for The Last Guardian, and Shenmue 3 all happened within two hours. All three were announced during Sony’s E3 conference. The latter happened when Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki took the stage to announce….a Kickstarter. People have been asking him for the game […]


New Totome Mobile Phone Game On The Way

by Alex Beanon August 4, 2014
Totome, a new mobile phone game for both Android and iPhone platforms, is on the way. The game allows you to play as a Totome [a totem-pole like creature composed of an eagle, fox and guardian] with legs and the object is to run as far as you can away from arrows being fired at […]
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Review: “Patema Inverted (UK Kickstarter Project/Theatrical Release)”: Makes Your Spirit Soar

by Grant Whiteon May 28, 2014
The opening moments of Patema Inverted successfully grab one’s attention and curiousity. As we watch through what appears to be a video camera and hear panicked, static-riddled cries in different languages, a city’s worth of buildings begin to rupture and float upwards into the vast sky. Instead of being a misguided attempt to turn Pixar’s […]


Comic Writers Try To Get A Leg Up On Kickstarter

by Alex Beanon May 9, 2014
Famous Mexican general Santa Anna used to have two good legs – then one of them got shot by a cannon and had to be amputated – all fairly standard fare for 1838 as far as war injuries go. But then Santa Anna decided to get weird – he had his amputated leg buried with […]
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Anime Limited “Patema Inverted” Kickstarter Now Live

by Grant Whiteon May 2, 2014
As mentioned previously, Anime Limited’s Kickstarter to produce a lavish collector’s edition of Patema Inverted is now underway. Over the next 30 days the project hopes to raise £16,000 to produce a luxury release of the film sourced from the similar release seen in Japan. As with all Kickstarters a range of donation bands are […]

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Anime Limited Launching Kickstarter For Definitive Edition of “Patema Inverted”

by Grant Whiteon April 30, 2014
Already having announced a limited theatrical release, Scotland based UK anime licensor Anime Limited will begin a Kickstarter campaign for Patema Inverted. Due to launch 2nd May for a planned release in October, the Kickstarter will enable the company to reproduce and translate various extras (both digital and physical) from the Japanese Deluxe Edition including […]

Anime Limited Launches Kickstarter To Dub and Release ‘Mai Mai Miracle’

by Grant Whiteon February 10, 2014
UK based anime licensor Anime Limited have begun a Kickstarter campaign in order to fund a release of 2009 film Mai Mai Miracle. Receiving the blessing of director Suano Katabuchi (whose credits include Kiki’s Delivery Service and Black Lagoon), the Kickstarter has passed its initial goal and is now on track for an initial stretch […]