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Mattel Launches Multiplatform ‘Max Steel’

The newest superhero IP from Mattel, Max Steel, will be kicking off his global, multiplatform adventures in March with the debut of its CG animated series on Disney XD in the U.S. and ... 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 Armors Up for ‘Berserk: The Golden Arc’ on Disc

Anime and manga distributor VIZ  Media has released the highly anticipated medieval adventure Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I — The Egg of the King on DVD and Blu-ray this week. Rated ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Premieres ‘Bleach: Hell Verse’ on Neon Alley

North American anime and manga giant VIZ Media will be premiering the latest feature from the Bleach canon—Bleach the Movie: Hell Verse—exclusively on its 24-hour subscription channel ... 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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VIZ Media Forms New Digital Division

San Francisco-based manga and anime house VIZ Media has formed a new announced the formation of VIZ Labs, a new division of the company led by Gagan Singh, exec VP, president and CTO. ... Continue Reading →
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X-Men, Naruto, Bobobo-Bo Hit Shelves

There’s plenty of super-powered action available on disc this week. If you’re looking for something a little different, check out pop culture icon Joss Whedon and award-winning ... Continue Reading →
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‘Regular Show,’ ‘Danny Phantom,’ Elmo Hit DVD

Mordecai and Rigby are finally arriving on DVD with the release this week of Regular Show: Slack Pack (Warner Bros., $14.97), collecting 12 episodes of the series from the first and ... Continue Reading →
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Ken Sasaki Promoted to CEO of VIZ

Ken Sasaki has been named the new president and CEO of San Francisco-based manga and anime distributor VIZ Media. Sasaki will succeed Hidemi Fukuhara as as of April 1st, 2012. Sasaki ... Continue Reading →