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May - August 2002 News

Tuesday 29th, August, 2002

  • The Beyblade, Jimmy Neutron and Zoids: Chaotic Century series will be shown on Cheez in the future, exact dates unknown.

  • The Medabots series will be shown on the Big Cheez about mid September 2002

  • The first two volumes of Medabots series actually include 4 episodes per DVD and the third volume includes 5 episodes.

  • The following DVD titles from Shock Records are now available in shops
    Medabots Volume 1
    Medabots Volume 2
    Medabots Volume 3

Sunday 25th, August, 2002

  • Magna Pacific is releasing all six volumes of the Zoids series on DVD on 26th September 2002. There is be 4 episodes per DVD with character profiles as extras, with a price of $19.95 per DVD. News from Madman message board

Saturday 24th, August, 2002

  • A new cartoon series called Baby Blues cartoon series starts at 9:30 AM on Nine on Saturday 31st August 2002

Friday 23rd, August, 2002

  • Zoids - Chaotic Century will start 5:30 PM on Cartoon Network Australia on 2nd September 2002. News from Matthew Ford

  • The original Japanese version of Vampire Hunter D Bloodlust movie with English subtitles is currently being shown at 4.00 PM, 6.30 PM and 8.45 PM daily at the Dendy cinema in Melbourne. News from Madman newsletter

Wednesday 21st, August, 2002

  • The Comicfest 2002 convention will be held on Saturday 16th November and Sunday 17th November 2002 at the Bankstown Town in Sydney.: News from Madman message board
    Confirmed guests so far are:
    -Kyle Hebert, who is the voice of Gohan (Teenager), Narrator (Season 4 onwards), Pikkon, Pirozhki and West Kai from Dragon ball Z
    -Bryan Hitch, who isartist of The Ultimates, The Authority and JLA
    -Colin Wilson, who is artist of Point Blank, Blueberry and 2000AD (Judge Dredd)
    -Christian Read, who is writer of Star Wars Tales, The Watch and Witch King
    -Chris Sequeira, who is writer of Justice League Adventures and Borderlander

Tuesday 20th, August, 2002

  • The following DVD titles from Buena Visa Home Entertainment are now available in shops:
    A Goofy Movie  (Re-release)
    An Extremely Goofy Movie  (Re-release)
    Bedknobs And Broomsticks
    Mary Poppins
    The Many Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh

Saturday 17th, August, 2002

  • New Buzz Lightyear of Star Command episodes return as the third cartoon shown on Saturday Disney on Seven on Saturday 24th August 2002

  • New Simpsons episodes will return at 7:30 PM on Ten on Monday 19th August 2002

Friday 16th, August, 2002

  • New episode of Cardcaptors (Season two) are being shown at 7:30 AM every weekday on Cartoon Network Australia. News from Matthew Ford

Thursday 15th, August, 2002

  • The following DVD titles from Siren Visual Entertainment are now available in shops
    Shadow Raiders Volume 3
    Shadow Raiders Volume 4

Wednesday 14th, August, 2002

  • The following DVD titles from Madman Entertainment are now available in shops
    Boogiepop Phantom Evolution Volume 3
    Boogiepop Phantom Evolution Volume 4
    Cowboy Bebop Volume 1
    Cowboy Bebop Volume 2
    Dragon Ball Z 5.1 Majin Buu - Revival
    Dragon Ball Z 5.2 Majin Buu - Tactics
    Gundam Wing Volume 1
    Gundam Wing Volume 2
    Neon Genesis Evangelion - Death & Rebirth
    Orphen V5 - The Soul Stealers
    Rurouni Kenshin V6 - The Flames Of The Revolution

Monday 12th, August, 2002

  • The following DVD titles from Fox Home Entertainment are now available in shops
    Casper Meets Wendy
    Casper - A Spirited Beginning

Sunday 11th, August, 2002

Saturday 10th, August, 2002

  • Madman Entertainment have rights to the following anime movies which will be released in the future. News from Madman message board
    Ah! My Goddess movie
    Bio Hunter movie
    Golgo 13 - Queen Bee movie
    Psycho Diver movie
    Twilight Of The Dark Master movie

  • Madman Entertainment have rights to the following anime series which will be released in the future. News from Madman message board
    Angelic Layer
    Rah Xephon
    Read Or Die

Friday 9th, August, 2002

Thursday 1st August, 2002

Monday 29th July, 2002

  • The will be no Gatchaman episodes for Battle of the Planets DVDs from Volume 3 onwards

  • The Jin-Roh movie DVD will include both English dub and original Japanese version with English subtitles but won't include all the extras from the Special Edition

  • The SoulTaker and Vandread anime series DVDs will include both English dub and original Japanese version with English subtitles.

Saturday 26th July, 2002

  • Replacements for the faulty versions of Battle of the Planets Volume 1 and 2, with character bios and English subtitles for the Gatchaman episodes are available now. Send to the faulty versions to the address below for replacements:
    Nigel Rennard
    Siren Visual Entertainment
    PO Box 2370
    Richmond South Victoria 3121

Friday 25th July, 2002

Thursday 24th July, 2002

  • Cheez TV will be getting rights to Digimon Frontier but it won't be shown until next year

  • Cheez TV have decided to show Dragon Ball Z season 2 repeats (Frieza and Garlic Jnr. sagas) after the Dragon Ball Z season one repeats end, instead of the Dragon Ball Z season 4 repeats announced before.

  • The following DVD titles from Siren Visual Entertainment are now available in shops:
    Beast Wars (Season 3) Volume 3 - 4

  • The Dragon Ball Z Movie 6: Return of Cooler DVD will be released on 9th October 2002

Wednesday 24th July, 2002

  • The following DVD titles from Buena Visa Home Entertainment are now available in shops:
    Toy Story 1 (Re-release)
    Toy Story 2 (Re-release)
    Toy Story 1 & 2 boxed set (Re-release)

  • The anime and cartoon August highlights for Pay-TV from Matthew Ford are  now online

  • The Cheez TV news letter mentions Cheez TV will be getting rights to Pokemon Master Quest but it won't be shown until early next year. News from Matthew Ford

  • The Cheez TV news letter mentions Cheez TV will be getting rights to Sailor Moon season 2 but it won't be shown until next year. Sailor Moon season one will be repeated again later this year. News from Matthew Ford

  • Madman Entertainment will be offering a exchange for the Orphen 3 - Ruins and Relics DVDs due to sound problem at the end of the third episode. It is unknown when exactly the replacements will be available but the original DVDs should be sent directly to Madman Entertainment (Address below) for a replacement when the replacements are available. News from Madman message board
    Att: Mail Orders Department
    Madman Entertainment
    P.O. Box 1480
    Collingwood, Vic. 3066
    Australia

Tuesday 23rd July, 2002

  • SpongeBob SquarePants will start at 8:00 AM on Monday 12th August 2002 now. Spiderman (1981 series) will be repeated for two weeks in the meantime, starting at 8:00 AM on Monday 29th July 2002. News from Cheez TV Newsletter

  • The following DVD titles from Fox Home Entertainment are now available in shops:
    The Simpsons Season 2 Box Set
    The Simpsons - Backstage Pass

Sunday 21st July, 2002

  • The South Park - Bigger, Longer & Uncut movie will be shown at 9:30 PM on Nine on Wednesday 24th July 2002.

Saturday 20th July, 2002

  • The AV Connection anime and video games convention is been held this weekend at Adelaide University in Adelaide. News from Madman message board

Friday 19th July, 2002

Thursday 18th July, 2002

Monday 15th July, 2002

  • Just a reminder that new Simpsons episodes are currently been shown at 7:30 PM on Ten every Monday.

Sunday 14th July, 2002

  • The Neon Genesis Evangelion - Death & Rebirth movie will be shown and officially released at the Manifest 2002 convention. News from Madman message board

  • The Manifest 2002 anime convention will be held on Saturday 10th August 2002 and Sunday 11th August 2002 at the Melbourne University in Melbourne. News from Madman message board

  • The original Japanese version of Metropolis movie with English subtitles is currently being shown at the Dendy cinema in Melbourne and will be shown at the Dendy cinema in Brisbane starting 1st August 2002. News from Madman message board

  • Futrama will be returning to Seven this summer, according to recent TV Guide in Perth. News from Dizney

Saturday 13th July, 2002

  • A new series called Cyberchase starts at 4:30 PM on the ABC on Monday 15th July 2002.

  • New episodes of Arthur return at 4:05 PM on the ABC on Monday 15th July 2002.

Friday 12th July, 2002

  • Madman Entertainment have licensed the following titles, which will be released in the future: News from Madman message board
    Fooly Cooly (FLCL)
    Hellsing

  • The Battle of the Planets Volume 3 and 4 DVDs have been delayed until 22nd July 2002

Wednesday 10th July, 2002

  • The Dragon Ball Z Movie 6: Return of Cooler DVD has been delayed

  • Replacements for the faulty Rurouni Kenshin 2 - Battle In The Moonlight DVD are now available at Madman Entertainment

  • The following DVD titles from Madman Entertainment are now available in shops:
    Armitage Dual Matrix
    Dragon Ball Z 3.19 Cell Games - Games Begin
    Dragon Ball Z 4.13 Majin Buu - The Hatching
    Dragon Ball Z 4.14 Majin Buu - Atonement
    Gasaraki V8 - To Be a Kai
    Orphen V3 - Ruins and Relics
    Orphen V4 - Mystere
    Rurouni Kenshin V5 - Renegade Samurai
    Sailor Moon V1 - A Heroine Is Chosen
    Sailor Moon V2 - Sailor Scouts to the Rescue
    Sailor Moon V3 - Man in the Tuxedo Mask

Monday 8th July, 2002

  • The following DVD title from Fox Home Entertainment is now available in shops:
    The FernGully - The Last Rainforest

Wednesday 3rd July, 2002

  • The Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (NTSC) DVD has been delayed until 11th September 2002

Tuesday 2nd July, 2002

  • New Simpsons episodes will be shown at 7:30 PM and 10:00 PM on Ten on Monday 8th July 2002.

  • The following DVD title from Buena Visa Home Entertainment is now available in shops:
    Spider-Man - The Ultimate Villain Showdown

Monday 1st July, 2002

  • The Balto and Balto - Wolf Quest movies DVD boxed set has been released and is available in shops now.

Thursday 27th June, 2002

  • New Daria episodes return at 5:25 PM on the ABC on Thursday 4th July 2002.

  • The Daria movie 'Is It Fall Yet?' special will be shown at 9:45 AM on the ABC on Saturday 29th June 2002

  • The Spirit - Stallion of the Cimmaron movie from DreamWorks SKG started in cinemas today.

Tuesday 25th June, 2002

  • The following DVD titles from Siren Visual Entertainment are now available in shops:
    Shadow Raiders Volume 1
    Shadow Raiders Volume 2
    Speed Racer - Volume 5
    Speed Racer - Volume 6

Friday 21st June, 2002

Thursday 20th June, 2002

  • Siren Visual Entertainment expect to start releasing the Soul Taker series and Vandread series around September / October 2002.

  • Shadow Raiders Volumes 1 - 3 will include 3 episodes per DVD and Volume 4 will include 4 episodes.

  • SpongeBob SquarePants will be shown on Cheez TV in the 8:00 AM timeslot sometime in August. News from Cheez TV Newsletter

Wednesday 19th June, 2002

  • The following DVD titles from Madman Entertainment are now available in shops:
    Boogiepop Phantom Evolution Volume 1
    Boogiepop Phantom Evolution Volume 2
    Dragon Ball Z 3.18 Cell Games - Guardian's Return
    Dragon Ball Z 4.12 Babidi - Rivals
    Gasaraki V7 - In the Spider's Web
    Rurouni Kenshin V3 - The Shadow Elite
    Rurouni Kenshin V4 - The False Prophet

Monday 17th June, 2002

  • The uncut version of Gundam Wing is now being shown at 12:00 AM every Sunday and Monday on Toonami on Cartoon Network Australia. News from Madman message board

Sunday 16th June, 2002

  • Madman Entertainment plan to release Cowboy Bebop as a boxed set in the future, with the box been available for sale separately  too. . News from Madman message board

  • Transformers The Movie - Special Edition has been delayed until November 2002. News from Madman message board

  • Teachers Pet starts as the first cartoon shown on Saturday Disney on Seven on Saturday 22nd June 2002

Friday 14th June, 2002

Thursday 13th June, 2002

Wednesday 12th June, 2002

Tuesday 11th June, 2002

  • The following DVD titles from Warner Brothers are now available in shops:
    Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School
    Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf
    Scooby-Doo's Creepiest Capers

  • The Dragon Ball Z 3.20 Cell Games - Surrender DVD has been delayed until September 2002

  • The Neon Genesis Evangelion Series DVD Boxed Set has been delayed until October 2002

Saturday 9th June, 2002

  • A new anime series called Transformer - Robots in Disguise started at 8:30 AM on the Big Cheez on Ten this morning. 

Wednesday 4th June, 2002

  • New Pokemon episodes will actually start at 7:00 AM on Cheez TV on Tuesday 11th June 2002. Because the last episode of Rescue Heroes will be skipped since Cheez TV will only be an hour on Monday due to sports. 

Tuesday 4th June, 2002

  • The Justice League will start on Cartoon Network Australia with a feature length movie at 6:30 PM on Saturday 8th June 2002, followed by the series at 6:00 PM weekdays from Monday 10th June 2002. News from Matthew Ford

Monday 3rd June, 2002

  • There will no English subtitles for the Japanese track on the Tenamonya Voyagers DVD and it should be released this week.

Sunday 2nd June, 2002

  • The Anastasia movie will be shown at 6:30 PM on Seven on Saturday 8th June 2002.

  • Sailor Moon (series 5) should start on Monday 1st July at 5:00 PM on Fox Kids. News from Matthew Ford

  • A new cartoon series called Old Tom starts at 4:30 PM on the ABC on Thursday 6th June 2002.

Thursday 30th May, 2002

  • New episodes of Zoids (Episode 9 onwards) will start at 12:30 AM and 5:30 PM on Cartoon Network Australia on Thursday 16th June 2002. News from Stewart Ross

  • Zoids will start at 12:30 AM and 5:30 PM on Cartoon Network Australia on Monday 3rd June 2002. News from Stewart Ross

Wednesday 29th May, 2002

  • New episodes (Episode 19 onwards) of Digimon Tamers will be shown 4:30 PM weekdays on Fox Kids starting Thursday. News from Matthew Ford.

Friday 24th May, 2002

  • The remastered version of Battle of the Planets Volumes 1 & 2 (With English subtitles for the Gatchaman episodes) and Battle of the Planets Volume 3 & 4 should be available the 2nd week of June 2002.

  • Some upcoming titles from Siren Visual Entertainment for late this year or early next year:
    Bio Hunter movie
    Golgo 13 - Queen Bee movie
    Psycho Diver movie
    Soul Taker series
    Twilight Of The Dark Master movie
    Vampire Hunter D - Bloodlust movie
    Vandread series

Thursday 23rd May, 2002

  • Minor update of Frequently Asked Questions section, with brief explanations of why episodes of various cartoon series were skipped in past.

Tuesday 21st May, 2002

  • The Toonami Reactor have removed all links to the episodes for some reason.

Saturday 18th May, 2002

  • The Prince of Egypt movie will be shown at 7:30 PM on channel Nine on Wednesday 22nd May 2002.

  • A new cartoon series called Aaagh! It's The Mr.Hell Show! starts at 8:30 PM on SBS on Monday 20th May 2002.

Friday 17th May, 2002

  • The Looney Tunes Show was just the usual Looney Tunes classic cartoons, with no sign of any new Warner Brothers cartoons.

  • The Toonami Reactor have added episode 27 of Record of Lodoss War and episode 25 of Star Blazers - The Comet Empire.

Thursday 16th May, 2002

Tuesday 14th May, 2002

  • Beast Wars (Season 3) Volume 1 and 2 DVDs have been released and should be available in shops anytime now.

  • Dragon Ball Z season four (Great Saiyaman, World Tournament and Babidi sagas) will be repeated after the Dragon Ball Z season one repeats finish on Cheez TV. News from official Dragon Ball Z web site

Sunday 12th May, 2002

  • A new cartoon series called The Legend of Tarzan starts as the second cartoon shown on Saturday Disney on Seven on Saturday 18th May 2002

  • The Looney Tunes Show returns at 5:00 PM on Nine on Monday 13th May 2002, so there might be some new cartoon series starting on the Looney Tunes Show next week.

Friday 10th May, 2002

  • Orphen Volume 1 and 2 DVD have arrived earlier than expect and should be available in shops anytime now

  • The Toonami Reactor have added episode 24 of Star Blazers - The Comet Empire.

Wednesday 8th May, 2002

  • New episodes of Digimon return at 7:30 AM on the Big Cheez on Saturday 25th May 2002. News from Cheez TV newsletter

  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame 2 movie from Buena Visa Home Entertainment is now available on DVD in shops

  • Card Captors Volume 6 and 7 DVDs have been delayed, they won't be relapsed until at least a few months after July 2002.

  • Orphen Volume 1 and 2 DVDs have been delayed until next week.

  • The following DVD titles from Madman Entertainment are now available in shops:
    Dragon Ball Z 3.17 Cell Games - A Moment's Peace
    Dragon Ball Z 4.11 Babidi - The Dark Prince Returns
    Gasaraki V5 - Revelations
    Gasaraki V6 - Fires of War
    Oh My Goddess V2 (NTSC)

Tuesday 7th May, 2002

  • The Toonami Reactor have added episode 26 of Record of Lodoss War.

Monday 6th May, 2002

Friday 3rd May, 2002

  • The Dragon Ball Z season one repeats (Saiyan and Namek sagas) will still start at 7:30 AM on Cheez TV on Monday May 6th 2002

  • A new cartoon series called Rescue Heroes starts at 7:00 AM on Cheez TV on Monday 6th May 2002

  • The Toonami Reactor have added episode 23 of Star Blazers - The Comet Empire.

Wednesday 1st May, 2002

  • Neon Genesis Evangelion will be shown at 10:30 PM every Friday and Saturday on Cartoon Network Australia starting Saturday 11th May 2002. News from Madman message board