Returning Hits Now; Hot New Series Later
August 17, 2003
Kids WB announced its fall schedule last week, and it's heavy on returning hits, including Pokemon, Yu Gi Oh, Scooby Doo and Jackie Chan in daily strips.
Currently In Production In Japan
August 3, 2003
Warner Brothers is in negotiations to acquire the worldwide rights (excluding Asia) to a Yu-Gi-Oh! animated feature currently in production in Japan.
July 22, 2003
According to National Sales Manager Dean Irwin, Nintendo's first Pokemon release under its own brand, the EX Ruby and Sapphire series, has sold out two printings since its release last month.
Toys & International Lead The Way
July 21, 2003
Hasbro reported increased sales and profits for the second quarter of 2003 with sales up 7% to 581.5 million.
Duking It Out with Yu Gi Oh
July 20, 2003
Duel Masters , one of the hottest card games in Japan, is heading for the U.S. and a showdown with Yu-Gi-Oh !.
Featuring Anime Properties
May 14, 2003
4Kids Entertainment announced its Game Boy Advance-TV system at the E3 show in Los Angeles this week.
Spirited Away #4 All Time Anime in U.S.
April 30, 2003
Spirited Away looks to be on the downside of its U.S. box office lifespan, down to 47 theaters with a gross of only $25,972 last weekend.
On Doubling Up Frequency for the Summer
April 28, 2003
Michael Tierney of the Comic Book Store in Little Rock and Collector's Edition in North Little Rock, Arkansas is giving Marvel the love today for its decision to double up the frequency on key titles for the summer.
Behind Big Growth in Games
April 21, 2003
Hasbro released its first quarter results on Monday, announcing earnings of $1.2 million, vs. a $246 million loss in the year ago quarter.
Debuts on 5/16
April 9, 2003
Pokemon is no longer the cultural phenomenon it was when it set the record for North American box office earnings for an anime film, but it was a sign of how far the franchise has fallen when Miramax announced that the fifth Pokemon theatrical feature will receive only a limited theatrical release...