Trailer for U.K. Release of Studio Ghibli’s ‘Arrietty’ Arrives

No word yet on when audiences in the United States will get to see Studio Ghibli’s 2010 release Arrietty in theaters, but the movie is coming to the United Kingdom on July 29 ... Continue Reading →

Giant Robots, Firemen and Classic Re-issues Out on Disc

Robots, children’s titles and re-issues dominate this week’s animated home video releases. Up first is Transformers — The Japanese Collection: Headmasters (Shout! Factory, ... Continue Reading →

‘Transformers’ Morphs into Box Office Monster

We might need to roll out a new definition for blockbuster and call it Transformers: Dark of the Moon. The movie, based on the Hasbro toys and classic 1980s animated TV series, had ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Unveils Another New ‘Brave’ Image

The fleeting glimpses to date of Disney-Pixar’s Brave have stirred up tremendous interest in the movie, which is due out next summer. We fully expect the trend to continue after ... Continue Reading →

Toonzone’s ‘Yoohoo & Friends’ to Air on CN Latin America

Toonzone Studios’ eco-adventure children’s animated series Yoohoo & Friends has been picked up to air starting in 2012 on Cartoon Network Latin America. The series, ... Continue Reading →

Disney Hires Writer for Long-Developing ‘King of the Elves’

King of the Elves, an animated adaptation of a Philip K. Dick story that has been in development for years at Disney, is apparently on again. According to a report in Variety, the studio ... Continue Reading →

First-day Take of $37M for ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’

The visual-effects extravaganza Transformers: Dark of the Moon debuted Wednesday to about $37 million in ticket sales, marking the best debut of the year for any film. Based on the ... Continue Reading →

Animation Block Party Sets Lineup for July 29-31 Bash

Animation Block Party has announced the lineup for its its eighth annual edition, returning this summer to Brooklyn, N.Y. The largest animation festival on the East Coast, ABP will ... Continue Reading →

L.A. Turns Japanese with Anime Expo, AM2 Weekend Events

With the Independence Day holiday upon us, many animation fans in Los Angeles are going to celebrate by turning just a little bit Japanese. The city is host to a pair of anime-themed ... Continue Reading →

New ‘ThunderCats’ Premieres July 29 on Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network’s revival of the classic 1980s animated series ThunderCats is set to premiere on the network July 29. The series will kick off with an hourlong premiere event ... Continue Reading →