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"GunBuster" Aims for the Top and Nails It

by Kyle Popeon May 19, 2007
Fans of certain classic anime can often be heard wondering, “Where’s the DVD already?!” One show long on that list has finally crossed the Pacific. The names Gainax and Anno Hideaki are popularly associated with the milestone anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion. However back when Anno was looking for his first project and Gainax was […]

DreamWorks and HP Turn Shrek’s Princess Fiona into Marketing Icon

by Ed Liuon May 18, 2007
An article in the Los Angeles Times follows the advertising resulting from the teaming of DreamWorks Animation and Hewlett-Packard for Shrek the Third (free registration required), centering on Princess Fiona in videos posted on a channel of YouTube.

"Superfriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show" Coming to DVD (Updated May 18)

by Dan Collinson May 18, 2007
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that the long awaited Superfriends: The Legendary Super Powers Show will be coming to DVD on August 7th. The two disc set will contain eight half-hour shows with each show containing 2 episodes, with the exception of “Bride of Darkseid”, and “Darkseid’s Golden Trap.” A total of 14 classic episodes, as well as […]

"Negima!" Gets Real

by Weathermanon May 18, 2007
Ken Akamatsu has confirmed in a May 18th blog post that there will be a live-action version of his popular show and manga Negima! debuting on Japanese television in 2008. This will be an addaption of the original Negima!, not the recent alternate retelling, Negima!? [source:http://www.animenewsnetwork.com]

Bandai Announces Planned Territories For "SD Gundam Sangokuden"

by Grant Whiteon May 18, 2007
Bandai have announced a group of global territories in which they plan to market forthcoming SD Gundam Sangokuden: Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Hobby Shop Midori reports. Along with the central market of Japan, territories include Korea, Canada, America and Australia. The series will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the long running BB Senshi model […]

PR:Ratings Highlights for Saturday & Sunday, May 12-13, 2007 – Final National Ratings

by Zeddon May 18, 2007
May 15, 2007 Ratings Highlights for Saturday & Sunday, May 12-13, 2007 – Final National Ratings ON ITS PREMIERE WEEKEND, PLAYHOUSE DISNEY SERIES “MY FRIENDS TIGGER & POOH” STANDS AS THE WEEK’S NO. 1 TV SERIES IN TARGET KIDS 2-5 PRESCHOOL DEMO SATURDAY’S SERIES PREMIERE AND SUNDAY’S ALL-NEW EPISODE OF “MY FRIENDS TIGGER & POOH” […]

"Case Closed" 3.1: The Death of Detective Conan?

by Dukeon May 18, 2007
Okay, so Detective Conan Edogawa has gotten into and out of some major jams, but he has yet to come across the secret organization that caused his current situation—until, that is, some creepy guy in a mask kidnaps him … Jimmy Kudo was a world-renowned detective until he was injected with a poison that, instead […]

Geneon Announces New August-November Titles

by Classic Speedyon May 18, 2007
Popotan Complete Collection will be released on 8/14/07 for $34.98. In addition, further volumes of the following are expected: * 3×3 Eyes vol. 2: 150 min. – $14.98 – 8/14/07 * Karin vol. 4: 100 min. – $29.98 – 11/13/07 * Kyo Kara Maoh! Season 2 vol. 7: 100 min. – $24.98 – 11/13/07 * […]

The Very Cool "Cool McCool"

by Bird Boyon May 18, 2007
Cool McCool is one of those 60s shows that faded quickly from the public consciousness soon after airing. Even though it was created by Bob Kane, I had amazingly never heard of it until this DVD release, despite my great interest in his work since childhood. Be that as it may, the series is interesting […]

Dragonball Z Season One Remastered Sets Ruling Anime Sales Charts

by Jacob T. Paschalon May 17, 2007
In a press release released today FUNimation announced that the first of the newly remastered Dragonball Z season sets has been ruling the Nielson Video Scan data despite three months on the market. The press release says “Dragonball Z season set sales have also helped FUNimation increase the company’s position as the market share leader […]