PR: Viz to Offer Death Note Downloads with IGN’s Direct2Drive

by Matt Hazudaon May 3, 2007
Viz Media TEAMS WITH IGN ENTERTAINMENT’S DIRECT2DRIVE TO MAKE DEATH NOTE™ ANIME SERIES AVAILABLE FOR DIGITAL DOWNLOAD Broadband Availability Of Episodes Soon After Broadcast In Japan Sets A New Benchmark For The Anime Industry San Francisco, CA, May 3, 2007 – Viz Media, LLC (Viz Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive […]

Viz to make Death Note available for downloads with Direct2Drive

by Matt Hazudaon May 3, 2007
Viz Media announced today in a press release that they will be making anime series Death Note available for online download via IGN Entertainment’s Direct2Drive online shop. The first subtitled episode of the series will be available for purchase on May 10, 2007 for an unannounced price (other single-episode TV downloads on the site are […]

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theatres debuts on 2-disc DVD this August

by Matt Hazudaon May 3, 2007
Warner Home Video has announced the release of Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theatres on DVD on August 14, 2007. The 2-disc set will include the following: The fake movie endings from the movie’s web page Deleted scenes Round table discussion feature of the making of the movie Music video Behind the […]

Robot Chicken: Star Wars trailer online

by Matt Hazudaon May 3, 2007
The trailer for the Robot Chicken: Star Wars, debuting June 17, 2007 on Adult Swim is now online. It can viewed at online at or Robot Chicken creators Seth Green and Matt Senreich will also be at Star Wars Celebration IV for a sneak preview of the program.

Superman Doomsday DVD website now online

by Matt Hazudaon May 3, 2007
The official website for the upcoming Superman Doomsday DVD is now online. The only currently available items are a mini-movie with the creators of the feature and an option to receive email updates.

"Black Cat" Vol. 3: Because You Can Never Have Enough Angst

by Dukeon May 3, 2007
Most every other Shonen Jump series spans hundreds of episodes, so it’s rather refreshing to get a more normal-sized series. Enter the Black Cat. On the previous volume, Train Heartnet, assassin, had left Chronos, the secret governmental body that controls all the nations in the world. Creed Diskenth, obsessed with bringing Train to his side, […]

Joe Clokey on the Life and Times of Gumby

by Ed Liuon May 2, 2007
Joe Clokey, son of stop-motion animator Art Clokey, has spoken to Newsarama’s Animated Shorts about growing up with Gumby. The article delves in depth into Art Clokey’s career creating Gumby, the ups and downs of the character during his 50 years of existence, and why Joe Clokey thinks stop-motion animators make better CGI-animators than traditional […]

More casting for "Hellboy 2" announced

by Weathermanon May 2, 2007
Luke Goss has been anounced as the lead bad guy, Prince Nuada, in the upcoming Hellboy 2 movie. Goss joins the returning cast memebers from the first movie for a shoot in Budapest, Hungary starting in August 2007. The director of the movie, Guilermo del Toro,has previously worked with Goss in Blade II. [Source: the […]

Viz releases five new shoujo titles

by Weathermanon May 2, 2007
Viz has announced the licensing of five new shoujo titles for publication in late 2007 and early 2008. These are in addition to the titles the company announced earlier this year that are coming out in the same time frame. The first title, coming out in September 2007 is Yume Kira Dream Shop, a one […]

Warner Brothers options "Ronin"

by Weathermanon May 2, 2007
Warner Brothers has officially picked up the option to produce a feature film based on Frank Miller’s Ronin graphic novel series. Sylvian White had been previously announced as the director for the project, which will be shot using the same techniques as 300. [Source: Variety magazine via]