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  1. Cartoon's inheritor claims Astro turf

    Posted Oct 21st 2009, 12:00am

    ... as a manga series following the adventures of a robot in a futuristic world where humans and robots coexist. With elements of action, drama and a strong emotional core based on the father-and-son bond between the robot and the scientist who created him, Astro Boy is credited with spawning the first anime in the 1960s and subsequently introducing manga and anime culture to audiences ...

  2. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Shuanghui Intl's Smithfield purchase may raise US hackles

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... over the past decade, fueled in part by a series of embarrassing food safety scandals, from rat meat passed off as pork to thousands of pig carcasses floating on a river. Public anxiety over ...

  3. Global kick-off for Chinese-made soccer animation TV series

    Posted May 17th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... series, AI Football GGO. The series will be shown in over 40 countries - a record for a Chinese-made children's animation series - and Chin is still in negotiations with another 20 to 30 countries. It will also appear on over 80 channels on the mainland. Next month the series will premiere in South Africa on the e.tv channel that will broadcast the World Cup. 'It's World ...

  4. Local animators' soccer series gets an airing everywhere but home

    Posted Jun 20th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Studios co-produced the official mascot's 20-episode series, Zakumi, which has not been picked up by local broadcasters. 'It's hard for an [independent show] to get onto a major network,' Alexander Wong, director and chief executive of Jidou Studios, said. The series follows mascot Zakumi and his friends, Des and Sonny, as they chase their dream of competing in the National ...

  5. In gear

    Posted Nov 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Life's rich pattern With its Arabesque-like flocking and powerful processing capability, Sony's limited-edition Vaio E-series laptop, the VPCEA36FG/N, stands out from ... noise-isolating earphones have designs for almost every mood and musical taste, summed up, allegedly, by their names: Green Cells, Red Blossom, Purple Splatter, Grey Industry and Blue Robots. The designs ...

  6. News - World - ENTERTAINMENT

    When you wish upon a Death Star

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Los Angeles

    ... years' time. Disney's announcement surprised investors and drew mixed reactions among film fans. Facebook user Chris Goodson said: "The series had stagnated creatively. This could go ... US$4.4 billion at the global box office since the first film was released in 1977, making it the third most successful movie property after Harry Potter and the James Bond series. Star Wars has ...

  7. Mazinkaiser SKL (anime)

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... James Whittle Super robot chaos blasts onto flat screens with the return of Go Nagai's Mazinkaiser in the new original video animation Mazinkaiser SKL. Previous to the storyline, three armies- the Garan Army, the Kiba Army, and the Hachiryokaku (Aira Army)- battle for complete control of the remote Machine Island's limitless resources. To stop the chaos bleeding out ...

  8. Imagi takes pride in Dreamworks project

    Posted Jun 01st 2004, 12:00am by Danyll Wills

    ... Danyll Wills The 3D animation studio is doing the bulk of the special effects for a major TV series for US market When American television watchers tune in next autumn to a new 3D animation series, Father of the Pride, they will be watching not only a pride of lions but also looking at the pride of Hong Kong animation. Imagi, a company that only a short time ago was the world ...

  9. Imagi takes pride in Dreamworks project

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Danyll Wills

    ... DANYLL WILLS When American television watchers tune in next autumn to a new 3D animation series, Father of the Pride, they will be watching not only a pride of lions but also looking ... in bigger things. 'We are in the long-format business. We also want to do our own feature films. We created Zentrix, an animated feature about humans and robots now showing in France, Japan ...

  10. Tech digest

    Posted May 31st 2005, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... Compiled by Stuart Biggs robot dons the apron and makes mopping obsolete American firm iRobot has come up with a nifty device to take the pain out of housekeeping. Dubbed the Scooba, the diminutive robot vacuums, soaks, polishes and dries hard floors- all without its sofa-bound owner lifting a finger. Scooba is the new stablemate of Roomba- the 1 million unit-selling carpet-cleaning ...




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