Archive for December, 2008
Level-5 will be having it’s first exhibit at the Tokyo Anime Center starting 12/23/08 till 12/25/2008. The exhibit will be featuring autographed scripts “Professor Layton series” and “Inazuma Eleven” inspired by games developed and produced by Level-5. The exhibit will have a photo-taking corner, an exhibition of items from Silk Hat, Ni no Kuni, and Danbooru Senki. A limited Professor Layton’s premium clear folder set exclusively sold at Tokyo Anime Center.
Holiday specials from New York Comic Con: purchase your NYCC ticket online before 1/9/2009 and they will be personally shipped to your house, just so you can avoid the line opening day…so buy your ticket today! Also in addition to the 2009 official tee shirt NYCC has a limited edition blurb T. Choose from “I choose to live in the basement, it’s closer to my collection”, “Were you there when the cops showed up? I was”, & more! Finnish your Christmas shopping and check out the Official NYCC Show Store! Via: NYCC
Get your Be@rbrick Series 17 Only available at Action City The Gardens. Limited to 12pcs per customer. featuring an eclectic mix of influences and collaborations included in Series 17:
Basic – a yellow honey bear
Jellybean – A clear deep honey colored bear
Patapon by Rolito – A colorful piece with retro artwork
Russian Flag – colored
K-20 – A character from the movie K-20
SF – Transformer
‘Cute’ – Kids drawings
Artist – The World of the Golden Egg – yellow and red magic
Artist – Alexander Girard – A pink and red tribute to the stunning modern art of Girard. Via: Action City
A game for those who love shooting at cute colorful things. Inspired by the board game CandyLand with a mashup of everything else . Via: Adult Swim
Knott’s Merry Farm is decked out this Holidays season with the Peanut’s, for a special Charlie Brown Christmas, now until January 4th 2009. A live concert for “Toys For Tots” is 12/20/2008. Teams competing in this year’s Rose Bowl in Pasadena will be honored with a discount starting 12/26/2008 – 1/4/2009 (as long as you wear your team colors). Knott’s Farm has 165 rides, live shows and attractions, including Knott’s newest coaster, Pony Express. Along with all the regular fun there is a Peanut’s Holiday Parade and Snoopy’s Cool Christmas ice show. Via: Knott’s Merry Farm.
20th Century Fox joins forces with McDonald’s to launch special exclusive trailer of the highly anticipated Summer of 2009 movie, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. Will have it’s exclusive debut on Happymeal.com starting today (12/19/2008). Starring the original cast member from the first film Night at the Museum, Ben Stiller along with other stars from the first film. McDonalds’s will also launch a new Happy Meal Collection inspired by film out in 2009.
ABOUT NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: BATTLE OF THE SMITHSONIAN
Ben Stiller is joined by several other stars from the original film, as well as new characters from history, including Amy Adams as famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart, Hank Azaria as villainous Egyptian pharaoh Ka Mun Rah, Christopher Guest as Russian tyrant Ivan the Terrible and Alain Chabat as Napoleon. Owen Wilson is back as cowboy Jedediah, and Robin Williams again rides into history as Teddy Roosevelt. The centerpiece of the film will be bringing to life the Smithsonian Institution, which houses the world’s largest museum complex with more than 136 million items in its collections. No major film has ever shot inside the Smithsonian.
Honda revealed its Rose Parade float in Pasadena, California. The float was constructed in Pasadena for the Honda FCX Clarity hydrogen-powered fuel cell pace car along with marking the start of Honda’s 50th anniversary year in U.S. operations. On Jan. 1, 2009, Honda’s float will transform into an animated replica of the company’s ASIMO humanoid robot leading the beloved parade through the streets of Pasadena. Via: Business wire
Children’s restaurant Chuck E. Cheese’s Hires Michael Beacham as Senior Vice President-Chief Operating Officer of International Development. Beacham is responsible for directing the company’s growth internationally as well as managing its domestic franchise growth. The Company is set to open more places “where a kid can be a kid” out side of the U.S. and Canada, along with a few franchise-owned stores in Latin America, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia and Dubai.Via: CEC Entertainment, Inc.
This holiday shoppers visiting the Toys“R”Us flagship store in Times Square will find a new interactive Nintendo department (on level one) offering a wide range of Nintendo products. A interactive Wii™ wall will shoppers the chance to play select Wii games. The portable experience of Nintendo DS™ along with a variety of games of games to choose from. Last but not least a Nintendo gallery, showcasing images from Nintendo’s history of classic and current games. Specially trained Nintendo and dressed experts will be able to provide information about Nintendo products. Via: Nintendo.
Nickelodeon sets record of most watch kids show in 2008, with a average 2.2 million viewers in one day! Nickelodeons other networks like Nicktoons Network also hit an all time records for 2008. Via: cynopsis