Episode 39: The Cosplay episode

This week we’re joined by our friend Treize, a master cosplayer. She tells us a little about it. We also review Soul Link, FLCL and Black Lagoon. Don’t miss this great episode!

Soul Link – Even if you receive it as a present, burn the disc and piss on the ashes.
FLCL – Download Now!
Black Lagoon – Download Now!

Show Notes

News

We’ve got a new website design!!! O.O

Anime Pulse nominated for the Best Cultural Show at The Podcast Awards! Go and vote every day!

Bleach Cast Announced
Johnny Yong Bosch is Ichigo

Peter Cullen is Optimus Prime
Peter Cullen announced he will reprise his role as Optimus Prime in Michael Bay’s Transformers film. Also, Filmwad has several behind the scenes photos of the vehicles and set.

Live Action Afro Samurai
A live action Afro Samurai movie starring Samuel L. Jackson and involving Christopher Nolan is in the works. The animated series, meanwhile, will consist of five 25-minute episodes, each with a budget of over $1 million. Additional episodes may be ordered if the series does well.

4Kids Anime Goes On-Demand Soon
4Kids has announced that all of the shows featured on its Saturday morning FOXBOX block will be featured on its new 4KidsTV channel that will premiere on Comcast On Demand service next month. 4Kids currently features shows like Sonic X and Kirby: Right Back At Ya!, but according to the press release, the new Yu-Gi-Oh! spinoff, Capsule Monsters, will also be part of the line-up.

4Kids TV Sticks with Fox
The fifth season of 4Kids TV begins this fall on Fox. Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monsters premieres September 9, and Chaotic on September 30.

Eureka 7 on YTV
YTV will air Eureka 7 on Friday nights this fall.

Miyazaki Movies on UK TV
FilmFour to air 7 Miyazaki films in August

Tarantino Wants Kill Bill Anime Prequels
Quentin Tarantino says he wants to make two anime Kill Bill prequels: an origin film about Bill and his mentors, and an original tale with The Bride.

Jin-Roh Short Film Online
Production IG animator Koushi Kishida’s Jin-Roh anime short film, Images of the Last Battalion, is now online. The short film won Japan’s Digital Frontier Grand Prix Best VFX Award last year.

Fullmetal Theater List
Funimation has posted a list of theaters that will screen the Fullmetal Alchemist movie next month. All showtimes are Friday, August 25 at 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, August 26 at 2 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

Gedo Senki Panned by Online Critics
Studio Ghibli’s Gedo Senki, which is to be released in theaters this week, has received a 2.3 rating (out of 5) on Yahoo Movies Japan by people who have seen advanced screenings. Comparatively, recent anime TokiKake received a 4.7 grade, Pokemon a 3.9, and Brave Story a 3.0. Pixar’s Cars has received a 4.2.

Geneon Looking for Anime Product Manager
Geneon has posted a listing for an Anime Product Manager on Monster.com. The position involves “daily marketing projects” and “budgeting, planning and execution of all company industry tradeshows and conventions.”

Naruto Movie 3 Trailer
A 90-second trailer for the third Naruto movie is now online. The movie opens next weekend in Japan.

Reviews

Soul Link
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soul_Link
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=6469
http://www.soul-link.com/

FLCL
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FLCL
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=277

Black Lagoon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Lagoon
http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=6159
http://www.blacklagoon.jp/

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  1. Hey guys (and gal)
    the experience idea from Beet sounds like the experience system for citizens from “Grey Death” where the people would fight robots to gain citizenship level. They’d go to the city’s computer and it would give them their new level or whatever.

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