Later in 03
April 8, 2003
In its announcement of year-end results, Topps announced two anime-based product lines for 2003.
For Toonami & Adult Swim Blocks
April 4, 2003
The Cartoon Network, which has been troubled with low ratings for much of its schedule, managed to score some impressive gains during the anime-dominated Toonami and Adult Swim blocks.
CCGs, Miniature Games, Specialty Boardgames, RPGs
March 18, 2003
In a print exclusive for its publication the ICv2 Retailers Guide To Games , released this week at the GAMA trade show, ICv2 has analyzed the market size of the major game categories sold in pop culture stores in the U.S.
Teen Titans & Xiaolin Showdown
February 26, 2003
The Kids WB, the number one broadcast network in ratings for the youth demographic, announced an ambitious schedule for the rest of 2003.
Expands Yu-Gi-Oh! Offerings
February 24, 2003
If one thing was clear at Toy Fair in 2003, it was that Mattel had an aggressive plan to seize market share in the highly competitive world of boys toys and action figures.
Plus Star Wars Animation
February 20, 2003
The Cartoon Network announced a number of new acquisitions today including some surprising choices like Blue Gender and Kikaider.
Out In July
February 19, 2003
Upper Deck is in the process of putting together a new Marvel Universe CCG. The initial starter and booster pack products are scheduled for July,...
Anime Series Catching On
February 16, 2003
The creative team responsible for the Kinnikuman/Ultimate Muscle manga, Takashi Shimada and Yoshinori Nakai, are appearing at the Bandai America showroom at Toy Fair to help launch a toy line based on the anime version of Ultimate Muscle.
But Games, Models Up Double Digits
February 12, 2003
The Toy Industry Association has released its market figures for last year, and the industry as a whole was down slightly from $20.5 billion in 2001 to $20.2 billion in 2002.
For Fanzines and Comics
February 12, 2003
Beckett Publications has acquired the license for fan magazines and comics based on the third Terminator movie, T3: Rise of the Machines, a major summer release.