Anime Expo Draws More Than 40,000

Anime Expo 2009 is reporting strong attendance at the four-day event, which wrapped up Sunday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. More than 40,000 unique attendees reportedly have ... Continue Reading →

Ice Age, Transformers Tie It Up at Box Office

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen have emerged from the July Fourth weekend locked in a rare tie for the box office crown. Both films grossed an ... Continue Reading →

Weinstein Co.’s Escape Delayed

The Weinstein Co.’s 3-D animated feature film Escape From Planet Earth has been delayed, with production shut down until August and its release pushed back to January 2011 at ... Continue Reading →

Losses Bump Gonzo Stock Listing

Japanese animation company Gonzo’s ongoing financial issues have forced it to delist from the Mothers section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, effective July 30. The decision was ... Continue Reading →

Transfomers Edges Out Ice Age in Final Tally

It came down to the wire, but Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen beat out the 3-D animated feature Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs. The final tally for the weekend’s box office ... Continue Reading →

Green Lantern Premiere to Light Up Comic-Con

Green Lantern: First Flight, an original animated DVD feature movie, will have its world premiere at Comic-Con International in San Diego on July 23. The film, the most recent in Warner ... Continue Reading →

Aniboom, History to Let People Speak in Contest

Aniboom and History Channel have teamed up to solicit unique animated interpretations of A-list talent doing 10 readings and musical performances. The best entries will have a chance ... Continue Reading →

FUNimation Bags Sands From Sega

FUNimation kicked off Anime Expo 2009 by announcing Thursday the acquisition from Sega of rights to the first season of Sands of Destruction. The series, based on the Sega video game, ... Continue Reading →

Poll Names PBS KIDS Top Educational Brand

A national survey by GfK Roper has found PBS KIDS is the top educational media brand for children. The poll asked more than 1,000 randomly chosen adults in the United States to compare ... Continue Reading →

Ice Age Chills Transformers in Opening

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs grossed a cool $13.8 million in its Wednesday opening, edging out the juggernaut known as Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. The opening ‘ the ... Continue Reading →