Press Release: TOMY & D3Publisher to Release "Naruto" Game on Nintendo Wii

by Dukeon March 13, 2007
TOMY and D3Publisher of America Announce NARUTO Fighting Game for Nintendo’s Wii System; Game to Feature Original Content Created for North America LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The rumors have been confirmed, but they were only the tip of the iceberg! TOMY Corporation and D3Publisher of America, Inc. (D3PA) today announced the upcoming release of NARUTO™: Clash of […]

"Barbie Fairytopia: Magic of the Rainbow" Expands into Toyline

by Dukeon March 13, 2007
The 10th Barbie animated movie, Barbie Fairytopia: Magic of the Rainbow, arrived onto DVD March 13th, and will retail for a price of $19.98. To celebrate the DVD’s launch, Mattel is releasing a whole toy line based upon the movie: Elina Doll and DVD Game: Will retail for $24.99 Fairyoke Wings Accessory: Will retail for […]

Press Release: "Barbie’s Fairytopia: Magic of the Rainbow" Extends to DVD and Toys

by Dukeon March 13, 2007
Barbie™ Soars into an All-New Magical Fairy Adventure with the Barbie™ Fairytopia™ Magic of the Rainbow™ DVD and Toy Line New DVD Release and Magical, Interactive Toy Line Build Upon Barbie® Doll’s “Fairytopia™” Legacy EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barbie®, the No. 1 doll property in the U.S.1, flies onto the small screen and store shelves this […]

"Wait Till Your Father Gets Home" To Arrive on DVD

by Dukeon March 13, 2007
Warner Home Video has announced that the first season of the classic Hanna-Barbara cartoon Wait Till Your Father Gets Home will be released onto DVD June 5, 2007. Wait Till Your Father Gets Home: The Complete First Season will include two featurettes. “Animation for the Nation” is a retrospective which highlights the unique time period […]

PR: Warner Home Video Releases "Wait Till Your Father Gets Home" On DVD

by Dukeon March 13, 2007
Warner Home Video Releases Hanna-Barbera’s Animated Classic TV Comedy Wait Till Your Father Gets Home on DVD for the First Time June 5, 2007 Just in Time for Father’s Day… Wait Till Your Father Gets Home: The Complete First Season Will Include 24 Episodes and Bonus Material BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Warner Home Video (WHV) will take […]

Ron Perlman on Being Hellboy

by Ed Liuon March 13, 2007
Newsarama has spoken to actor Ron Perlman about the role of Hellboy, focusing on the direct-to-video animated movies. Perlman discusses his favorite aspects of the role, the differences he sees between the live-action Hellboy and the animated Hellboy, and some of his other voice acting roles. Hellboy: Blood and Iron, the second Hellboy Animated movie, […]

Cartoonist Sues SpongeBob

by Ed Liuon March 13, 2007
Cartoonist Troy Walker has filed a lawsuit against Nickelodeon, Viacom, Paramount Studios and Stephen Hillenberg, claiming that SpongeBob SquarePants was stolen from his Bob Spongee character created in 1991. Walker claims that his cartoons and dolls Spongee must have fallen into the hands of one of the producers of SpongeBob. (via Heidi MacDonald’s The Beat […]

"Walt Disney’s It’s a Small World of Fun!" Vol. 3 & 4: Cartoons For Fans on a Budget

by Classic Speedyon March 13, 2007
I’ll confess: Despite considering myself an animation aficionado, I really haven’t seen too many Walt Disney theatrical shorts. My forte as a kid was Looney Tunes, which I watched religiously on Nickelodeon and The Bugs Bunny & Tweety Show, and the series still remains one of my favorites. So watching It’s a Small World of […]

"Horton," "Terra" Sign More Celebrity Voices

by Maxie Zeuson March 13, 2007
Two upcoming CG-animated pics have signed more big names onto their cast lists, Variety is reporting. Luke Wilson, Amanda Peet, and Dennis Quaid will take roles in the upcoming Terra, joining a cast that already includes Ron Perlman, Danny Glover, David Cross, Brian Cox, Rosanna Arquette, and James Garner. Elsewhere, the trade paper ” target=”_blank”>says […]

Marvel Names Rollman, Kyle to Animation Posts

by Maxie Zeuson March 13, 2007
Marvel Studio has promoted Eric Rollman to the post of executive vice president of animation and TV and Craig Kyle to the post of senior vice president of animation, Variety reports. The promotions were two of nearly a dozen personnel moves recently announced by the studio. Marvel has also named David Maisel as its chairman […]