"Departed" Bumps "Cinderella III" From Top Sales Spot

by Maxie Zeuson February 23, 2007
The DVD debut of The Departed pushed Cinderella III out of the top slot among DVD sellers for the week ending February 18, Video Business Online says. The title took the second slot as Open Season crept back up to number three. Cars and Barnyard were the sixteenth and eighteenth best-sellers on the list. Open […]

Man Charged for Uploading "Flushed Away" to the Internet

by Maxie Zeuson February 23, 2007
A man who put Flushed Away online may himself go up the river, the Associated Press reports. Salvador Nunez Jr. has been charged with copyright infringement after uploading an Oscar screener of the animated film to the internet.

Renegade Opens Portland Studio

by Maxie Zeuson February 23, 2007
Renegade Animation has opened a satellite studio in Portland, Animation Artist reports. The studio cites the city’s proximity to advertising agencies and Silicon Valley as reasons for opening an office there.

Toonami India Adding "Justiriser" to Schedule

by Maxie Zeuson February 23, 2007
Cartoon Network of India will add Justiriser to its Toonami block for a 6:00pm to 6:30pm airing, Indian Television reports. The show will premiere on March 7 with Shankar Mahadevan singing its title track.

Copley Gets Post at Hot Animation

by Maxie Zeuson February 23, 2007
Andi Copley will be the new executive producer for Hit Entertainment’s Hot Animation studio, c21 Media reports. Copley will take over operating management of Hot’s production slate.

"Le Chevalier," "Paniponi Dash" Get April Release Dates

by Maxie Zeuson February 23, 2007
ADV Films will release Le Chevalier D’Eon Volume 2 and Paniponi Dash! Volume 3 to DVD on April 17, the company said yesterday. Le Chevalier D’Eon: Agent Provocateur, a fictionalization of the life of Charles D’Eon de Beaumont, will be an anamorphic DVD-only release that presents episodes five through eight in both English 5.1 and […]

Press Release: ADV Announces April 17 Releases

by Maxie Zeuson February 23, 2007
HOUSTON, March 22, 2007 —ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime outside of Japan, is pleased to bring you the continuation of two titles, including the second volume of Le Chevalier D’Eon, and the third volume of the crazy comedy Paniponi Dash! Both titles are slated to arrive on stores shelves on April 17. […]

Brian Ward Shouts Up Captain N on DVD

by JohnCrichtonon February 23, 2007
In 1989, Nintendo and NBC teamed up to bring the world of Nintendo to Saturday mornings with Captain N: The Game Master. In the show, teenager Kevin Keene and his faithful dog Duke get summoned to the alternate universe of Videoland, where Kevin becomes Captain N, leading the N Team against the forces of evil, […]

"Brother Bear 2": A Kodiak Moment

by Chris Woodon February 23, 2007
It goes without saying that the modern generation of Disney animated films revolutionized the industry in the early 1990s. Their breathtaking animation and enchanting songs put them head and shoulders above the competition. However Disney exited the 2D theatrical business a few years ago with two water-treading films. The less said about the horrendous Home […]

Tokyopop Releases Details of New Manga Rating System

by Weathermanon February 22, 2007
Tokyopop has released the details of their new manga rating system. The system will go into effect with the fall 2007 releases. The new ratings will include content advisories printed below the ratings symbol in addition to the symbol itself. The rating sybols will be “A” for All Ages, “Y” for 10+, “T” for 13+, […]