Back in 2006, I briefly flirted with the notion of writing a book about superhero animation, its history and trajectory. It never came to fruition, partially because real life got in the way, and partially because I decided to refocus my energies on my biggest passion, which is voice acting. But I was fortunate enough […]
Go back to the Toons of the 2000s Intro. It begins under a full moon. Gotham is enjoying a rare, crime-free night. The cops in their patrol zeppelin are alone with the clouds and their boredom. Then, from nowhere, a swift, shadowy creature soars through the sky. “You see that?” one of the cops cries. Yes, we do. […]
Series from Anime Network – including Azumanga Daioh, Saiyuki and Mythical Detective Loki – are now available on iPhone and iPod Touch via the free application vSNAX videos. For full details, read the press release here.
Charter Communications is offering Anime Network to its customers as a subscription-based video-on-demand (SVOD) service under a carriage agreement announced today by the two companies. The deal means Anime Network will now be available in over the 35 million VOD-enabled households. [Source: Anime Network] [Read the full press release]
Anime Network has signed a carriage agreement with Mediacom, making the channel available on Mediacom’s subscription based video-on-demand (SVOD) service. The deal raises Anime Network’s access to more than 33 million households. [Source: Anime Network] Read the full press release
Broadcasts of Gurren Lagann will inaugurate The Anime Network’s new ad-supported broadband service (available at www.theanimenetworkonline.com) beginning today, the company says. The channel also says it plans to use the broadband service to regularly broadcast series that have not yet been released to home video in North America. Such series will be shown in Japanese […]
Four new anime series will get a VOD television premiere in January 2008 courtesy of The Anime Network, the network announced today. Premiering on January 3 will be Studio Gonzo’s Magikano, about a seemingly ordinary middle school student and his three witch sisters. It is directed by Seiji Kishi. January 17 will bring 5 Centimeters […]
The Anime Network has announced that they will be adding the Kanon series from ADV to their Video-On-Demand service starting on December 28th. The Sci-Fi Channel has announced that they will be airing the Tactics series from Manga Entertainment starting on January 7th in addition to continuing their broadcast of Noein that same night. [Source: […]