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‘Naruto Shippuden’ Debuts on Toonami This Weekend

Long-running and hugely popular anime series Naruto Shippuden will begin its much-anticipated return to Adult Swim’s Toonami block this weekend. The first episode of the show, ... Continue Reading →
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Neon Alley Debuts ‘Catch Up’ Feature

VIZ Media has announced that its 24/7 anime channel Neon Alley now has a new Catch Up feature available online (neonalley.com). Catch-Up allows members to select ‘Watch Live’ ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Launches Neon Alley Spring Lineup

North American anime/manga house VIZ Media has revealed the new spring programming lineup for its 24-hour, console-based anime channel Neon Alley. The schedule features seven premieres ... Continue Reading →
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Brian Ige Chats About Neon Alley’s Programming

Earler this month, San Francisco anime powerhouse VIZ Media expanded its 24/7 content platform Neon Alley by making it available through Xbox 360 as well as PlayStation. Neon Alley ... Continue Reading →
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Naruto Now and Forever

Hayato Date, the director of the popular anime series, discusses the ageless appeal of the ramen-loving, nine-tailed, fox-demon warrior. Ninja, ramen-lover and self-proclaimed knucklehead ... Continue Reading →
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CafePress, VIZ Partner for Custom Merch

Customized merchandise e-commerce company CafePress and North America’s anime/manga mega house VIZ Media have announced a partnership to offer fans a curated selection of official ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ to Launch Console Channel

VIZ Media, the anime and manga giant, has announced plans to launch Neon Alley, a 24-hour anime channel featuring the world’s most popular titles set to debut on game consoles this ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Naruto’ Episodes to be Simulcast on Hulu Plus

Starting today, VIZ Media will simulcast the most-recent episodes of the anime series Naruto Shippuden on the Hulu Plus subscription service. Subscribers can watch new episodes of the ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con Animation Highlights, Part 2!

Before you think you’ve got your plans for Comic-Con worked out — there’s even more stuff being announced for the 41st edition, set for July 21-24. For a shortcut to all ... Continue Reading →
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Take ‘Rango,’ Third ‘Robot Chicken: Star Wars’ For a Spin

Lizards, toys and classic toons come home on video this week, highlighted by the release of the hit feature film Rango. Directed by Gore Verbinski and starring the voice of Johnny Depp, ... Continue Reading →