Yesterday Viz Media announced That the Anime series Naruto, Bleach, and Death Note would now be available for purchase from the iTunes store. Continue reading Dubbed Anime on iTunes
Tonight Tuesday July 15th, PlayStation launches its online video download service for the PS3 and the PSP. At the E3 2008 press conference Sony Computer Entertainment announced that Funimation would be providing Anime titles to air for this service. Continue reading New Bones Anime to Premiere on Playstation 3
Hi everyone. Sorry it’s been a few days since my last post. I’ve been busy all day and either too tired or no internet at night. I’m posting this from my friend Mori-san’s laptop in Osaka before I head out to Nara this morning.
Ok, where to start. On the 12th I headed out from Asakusa to Kyoto. I caught the Hikari Shinkansen (bullet train) down to Kyoto. It was about a 2:30 trip, and very nice. I actually talked for the whole time to a guy named Hide-san who was originally from Chiba but had lived in the states for 18 years, currently in Chicago. Continue reading Kyoto wanderings
Tim and I do the show this week while Ichigo gets settled into his new home. We talk about AX and our personal feelings and opinions of the even and then I review Crystal Blaze and finally Tim finishes the show up with a full update on One Piece, YAY!
Crystal Blaze – Even if you receive it as a present. Burn the disc and piss on the ashes. Continue reading Episode 139: Crystal Failure (also known as Crystal Burned)
Forty-Nine year old Tadashi Usami was found dead in an empty swimming pool around six-twenty A.M. on Thursday Morning. His body was found face down in the pool of a residential neighborhood. Police believe that Usami was on his way home to his hotel when he stumbled into the back yard believing this was his home. Having been drinking for most of the evening with a colleague near JR Ebisu station,Usami being extremely intoxicated was unable to tell the difference between this house and his hotel. Alcohol is believed to be the main factor. Foul play is not suspected.
Mainichi Daily News
Mythwear was a licensed Anime apparel retailer most known for it’s Anime shoulder bags. The company launched back in 2001 and quickly accrued a mass of licenses to manufacture Anime apparel like bags and wallets. Some series they had rights to were Full Metal Alchemist, Hellsing, and Gravitation. Continue reading Mythwear Officially out of Bussiness
Last season Gundam fans all over rejoiced over the first season of Gundam 00. While still primarily a giant robot show, this series focus a lot more on the pilots and their reasons for being Gundam pilots. Although there is still that evil organization lurking in the corner that drives them. The Japanese site for 00 has been updated for season two giving the premise for the next season and updated character info in aftermath of the first season’s finale. Continue reading Gundam 00 prepares for Season 2 and American release
When the news came that Newtype USA would be ceasing publication many fans were shocked. For a lot of fans Newtype USA was a one stop Mag for Anime, Manga and more. you couldn’t wait to see who would be on this months cover or what poster was inside. But what all the anime fans wanted was the DVD inside with three free episodes of new shows to watch. So to say we were sad to see Newtype USA go would be an understatement. Continue reading A new magazine in town?
Well if you couldn’t guess it’s the special equipment edition of Evangelion 1.0 – you are not alone. It placed 4thon the oricon list of the top 50 dvd’s in Japan between December 24, 2007 and June 16, 2008. The special edition sold 263,395 copies, 219,000 of those were sold in the first week of its release. Continue reading And the #4 selling DVD in Japan is….