The Marvel Animation Age has posted the episode synopses for all 13 episodes of The Spectacular Spider-Man‘s second season, which will debut next year in January on Canada’s TELETOON network and in March 2009 on the Disney XD network. Note that the episode descriptions may contain spoilers for the season.
The Navarre Corp. has issued a press release announcing the demise of their BCI Eclipse subsidiary label, effective immediately. The label was best known for their boxed sets of the He-Man, She-Ra, Dungeons & Dragons, and Prince Valiant animated series, but the press release states that the label has been “unprofitable for the past two […]
CHICKEN, DADS AND GRADS THIS JANUARY ON TELETOON DETOUR This month, TELETOON Detour hatches episodes of Robot Chicken, checks in with the Smith family in American Dad and revisits some classic episodes of UnderGrads. Also in January, TELETOON Detour is heating up winter weekends with action, sci-fi and dark comedy flicks playing every Saturday and […]
NEW YEAR, NEW SHOWS ON TELETOON The New Year brings brand new shows and fresh episodes to the TELETOON daytime schedule as Batman: The Brave and the Bold plus Wolverine and the X-Men join Sunday Action Force and Total Drama Action, The second in the popular Total Drama series premieres January 11. January 2 – […]
Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple, a martial arts comedy anime, makes its DVD debut on 3/10/09 in a partial season set. It will cost $49.98 and runs 312 minutes. Another show making its debut in March is D.Gray-Man, which also gets a partial season set on 3/31/09 for $59.98. Finally, Shigurui: Death Frenzy will debut on […]
Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has spoken with Matt Maiellaro and Dave Willis, co-creators of Adult Swim’s Aqua Teen Hunger Force. The pair discuss Carl, New Jersey, the live-action casting call for Carl, the well-known actors they think could play Carl, and the new DVD set which contains four bonus episodes of the show.
The animated movie Delgo has set a record for being “the worst-performing film in recent history to open in wide release,” according to a writeup at the Wall Street Journal. “Wide release” is defined as opening on more than 2,000 screens nationwide, and the $40 million movie took in only $511,920 in its opening weekend […]
Mamoru Oshii’s The Sky Crawlers (Sukai Kurora) is a deep and heartfelt work about the ever-growing generation of Japanese youth that refuses to grow up and move into adulthood as their parents did before them. I know this because of the helpful instructions Oshii gave the audience in a videotaped message before the movie’s New […]
CSI, NCIS STARS MARG HELGENBERGER & DAVID MCCALLUM BRING GREEK MYTHOLOGY TO ANIMATED LIFE IN DC UNIVERSE MOVIE “WONDER WOMAN” Criminal investigation meets Greek mythology when current primetime television stars David McCallum and Marg Helgenberger assume the voices of Zeus and Hera, respectively, for “Wonder Woman,” the next entry in the popular series of DC […]
VIZ Media and Warner Home Video Forge Distribution Alliance Hit Japanese Animated Properties Include NARUTO, BLEACH, DEATH NOTE, INUYASHA, POKÉMON And Others San Francisco, CA, and Burbank, CA, December 17, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media) and Warner Home Video (WHV) have reached agreement for the home entertainment distribution in the United States and […]