December 2005

More ninjas than you can shake a barrel of ninjas at. Posted Monday, December 26, 2005, 11:46PM by Beefy
Toonami December 31st Promo
Toonami December 31st Promo II
Toonami December 31st Short Promo

Do not use below zero degrees. Posted Monday, December 19, 2005, 2:14AM by Beefy
Toonami December 10th Promo
Toonami December 17th Promo

After the Dec. 6th tripleheader, what's next?" Posted Tuesday, December 13, 2005, 4:04PM by Nobuyuki
"Now that the release of Batman: The Animated Series is completed, and Superman: The Animated Series has one more set to go, you may be thinking your wallet's safe. But you'd be wrong.

Warner Home Video has officially announced that both Teen Titans and The Batman will be receiving complete first season DVD treatment on February 7, 2006. Each two-disc release will retail for $19.98.

In addition, Batman Beyond and Justice League start getting the deluxe season boxset treatment beginning March 21st.

(Updates already!- TV Shows on DVD is reporting that although Justice League Season 1 will be a full-screen release, Season 2 and subsequent releases will be in their original wide-screen presentation)

(Click "Read More" for all the goodies)

-Thanks to Animated Bliss and Toon Zone for the release information.


Teen Titans: Complete First Season

→ Release Date: February 7, 2006
→ Released By: Warner Brothers
→ Video: Full Screen (Standard) - 1.33:1
→ Audio: English (DolbyDigital 2.0 Stereo), French (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), Spanish (DolbyDigital 2.0 Stereo) & English, French, Spanish Subtitles
→ DVD SRP: $19.98 - 286 Minutes

Special Features
Finding Their Voices: The Secret Information Behind the Making of Teen Titans
Toon Topia Bonus Cartoons: The Hiros Episodes 1 and 2
Puffy Ami Yumi Featurette: The Ultra-Hip Female Group Performs and Talks About Its Hit Teen Titans Theme Song.
Puffy Ami Yumi Music Video
Sneak Peek at Hi Hi Puffy Ami Yumi TV Show.

The Batman: Complete First Season

→ Release Date: February 7, 2006
→ Released By: Warner Brothers
→ Video: Full Screen (Standard) - 1.33:1
→ Audio: English (DolbyDigital 2.0 Stereo), French (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), Spanish (DolbyDigital 2.0 Stereo) & English, French, Spanish Subtitles
→ DVD SRP: $19.98 - 276 Minutes

Special Features
Featurettes
New Look, New Direction, New Dark Knight - Go Behind the Scenes to Explore the Development of The Batman series.
Building the Batman - Detective Ellen Yin investigates The Batman's true identity.
Gotham PD Case Files - Highly confidential profiles of The Batman's most dastardly foes.

Games
The Batman Detective Junior Challenge - Level 1 and 2
2 Cool Challenges - The Batman Big Chill Challenge and Create Your Own Villain.


Justice League: Season 1

→ Release Date: March 21, 2006
→ Released By: Warner Brothers
→ Video: Full Screen (Standard) - 1.33:1
→ Audio: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo) & English, French, Spanish Subtitles
→ DVD SRP: $44.98 - 575 Minutes

Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern, MartianManhunter and Hawkgirl - they have all used their unique powers tofight evil across the galaxy. These 7 super heroes unite to become theJustice League. These 26 adventures feature battles with favoritevillains like Lex Luthor, Vandal Savage and sorceress Morgan Le Fey.Acts of justice include saving Aquaman from a coup and clearing GreenLantern's name in a charge of genocide. From the smash hit TV series,these triumphant tales of teamwork will enthrall and inspire!

Disc 1
Secret Origins Part 1
Secret Origins Part 2
Secret Origins Part 3
In Blackest Night Part 1
In Blackest Night Part 2
The Enemy Below Part 1
The Enemy Below Part 2

Disc 2
Injustice for All Part 1
Injustice for All Part 2
Paradise Lost Part 1
Paradise Lost Part 2
War World Part 1
War World Part 2

Disc 3
The Brave and the Bold Part 1
The Brave and the Bold Part 2
Fury Part 1
Fury Part 2
Legends Part 1
Legends Part 2

Disc 4
A Knight with Shadows Part 1
A Knight with Shadows Part 2
Metamorphosis Part 1
Metamorphosis Part 2
The Savage Time Part 1
The Savage Time Part 2
The Savage Time Part 3

DVD Features:
-The Enemy Below, Pt.2 Audio Commentary: Audio Commentary with BruceTimm- Producer, James Tucker- Producer, Glenn Murakami- Producer, RichFogel- Producer & Dan Riba- Director

- Inside JusticeLeague: A private panel discussion takes place between Bruce Timm andhis team of creators about Justice League with some special surprises

- The Look of The League: Bruce Timm explains character design of Justice League

- Storyboards: The Blueprint For Justice: The creative team of Justice League discuss storyboarding process

-Legends, Pt.2 Audio Commentary: Audio Commentary with Bruce Timm-Producer, James Tucker- Producer, Glenn Murakami- Producer, Rich Fogel-Producer & Dan Riba- Director

- The Savage Time, Pt.2 AudioCommentary- Audio Commentary with Bruce Timm- Producer, James Tucker-Producer, Glenn Murakami- Producer, Rich Fogel- Producer & DanRiba- Director

- Justice League: The First Mission: Watch this exciting "Never Seen Before" promo which helped Justice League leap into action


Batman Beyond: Season 1

→ Release Date: March 21, 2006
→ Released By: Warner Brothers
→ Video: Full Screen (Standard) - 1.33:1
→ Audio: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo) & French, Spanish Subtitles
→ DVD SRP: $26.99 - ?? Minutes

Terry McGinnis was just an ordinary teenager...until his father wasmysteriously murdered. Suspecting foul play at his father's companyWayne/Powers Corporation, Terry meets Bruce Wayne and learns a secretidentity hidden for decades. Now too old to battle injustice, Waynerefuses to help. So Terry does what any brash young kid would do: stealthe Batsuit and take matters into his own hands! Vowing to avenge hisfather's death, Terry dons the high-tech suit - tricked out withjetpacks, a supersensitive microphone and even camouflage capabilities- in search of his father's assassin. Get in on the action from thebeginning of a new partnership between an ex-crimefighter and hisapprentice.

Disc 1
Rebirth Part 1
Rebirth Part 2
Black Out
Golem
Meltdown
Heroes
Shriek
Dead Man's Hand

Disc 2
The Winning Edge
Spellbound
Disappearing Inque
A Touch of Curare
Ascension

DVD Features:
-Rebirth, Pt.1 Audio Commentary: Audio Commentary with Bruce Timm-Producer, Alan Burnett- Producer, Paul Dini- Producer, Glenn Murakami-Producer, and Curt Geda- Director

- Shriek Audio Commentary:Audio Commentary with Bruce Timm- Producer, Alan Burnett- Producer,Glenn Murakami- Producer, Curt Geda- Director, and Stan Berkowitz-Writer

- Inside Batman Beyond: Every Batman fan wishes theycould sit at a table with it's creators of the series. Well, now here'sa chance for that to take place with a few surprises

- Music ofThe Knight: Bruce Timm intro's the music from five key scenes of BatmanBeyond as you choose which one you would like to hear with dramaticmusic only

160GB paperweight Posted Saturday, December 3, 2005, 11:28PM by Beefy
Toonami December 3rd Promo
Star Wars: Clone Wars Volume 2 Promo
Star Wars: Clone Wars Volume 2 Short Promo

Demons and Pirates and Ninjas... Oh My! Posted Friday, December 2, 2005, 2:13PM by Nobuyuki
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Zatch Bell, Naruto and One Piece Prove Strength of Japanese Animation in TOONAMI Franchise

Three popular Anime series proved the on-goingU.S. popularity of Japanese animation this November as each programearned significant double-digit delivery and ratings growth amongCartoon Network’s target audience of tweens 9-14, according to NielsenMedia Research. Presented within TOONAMI, the network’s weekend franchise of action-adventure programming, Zatch Bell (Saturday, 8:30 p.m.), Naruto (Saturday, 9 p.m.) and One Piece(Saturday, 9:30 p.m.) also produced considerable growth among kids 6-11throughout November, and the later two series both ranked #1 on alltelevision—broadcast and cable—for delivery and ratings of boys 9-14.

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Zatch Bell (Saturdays in November, 8:30 p.m.)

Naruto (Saturdays in November, 9 p.m.)

One Piece (Saturdays in November, 9:30 p.m.)