Here is our first promo, it’s 39 seconds long, so if you like our show, use it on yours. Of course we’re always willing to play other show’s promos as well.
We’ve got a good show for you this time. We review the latest news, and our regulars Bleach and Naruto. We also review Kimi ga Nozomu Eien, Prince of Tennis and Magikano.
Magikano – Download Now!
Prince of Tennis – Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers.
Kimi ga Nozomu Eien – Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers.
Kite Live-Action Directors Chosen
Evangelion #1 at Amazon – Sort of…
Due to a pricing glitch, Neon Genesis Evangelion Platinum Collection was listed for $5.99 on Amazon.com. As a result, the DVD set rose to the number 1 status on their daily best sellers list. Orders placed for the set at $5.99 will not be honored.
Cartoon Network to Air Ghibli Movies
Cartoon Network has picked up the rights to broadcast the Studio Ghibli library of movies from sister network Turner Classic Movies. The first of the films, Spirited Away, will air on the Fridays block on February 3 at 7PM. Thanks to Daikun for this item.
The Anime Network on Akimbo
Priest Live-Action Movie
Andrew Douglas, director of Amityville Horror, is to direct a live-action adaptation of Min-Woo Hyung’s Priest, a manhwa available in North America from Tokyopop. Production is scheduled to start this summer. Thanks to Murphix for this item.
Samurai Champloo on Friday Night Fix
Tokyo Anime Center to Open in Akihabara
ADV Podcasts on iTunes
Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles Trailer
Harmony Gold has released a quicktime trailer for Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles from NATPE. Available in high resolution and low resolution.
high resolution – http://www.theshadowchronicles.com/trailer.php?id=nateaser&size=480
low resolution – http://www.theshadowchronicles.com/trailer.php?id=nateaser&size=240
Green Green Licensed by Media Blasters
Media Blasters has solicited Green Green volume 1 for release May 16.
Princess Mononoke on YTV Saturday
YTV will be airing Princess Mononoke Saturday night at 9pm.
Brattle Anime Festival in Cambridge
On Saturday February 25, the Brattle theater in Cambridge, MA will hold an 18 hour anime festival. Starting at 6pm the Brattle will show anime such as Evangelion episodes 21-24; Urusei Yatsura: Beautiful Dreamer; Azumanga Daioh!; Samurai X and more. Details are available.
Kimi ga Nozomu Eien
We’ve got another great show for you this week. We’ve got Chigo who talks about Firefly, we talk about Kurau: Phantom Memory and Gun x Sword. We also have all the news and a quick tutorial on podcasting.
Gun x Sword: Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for Crackers.
Firefly: Download Now!!! – Actually Buy Now!!!
Kurau: Phantom Memory: Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for Crackers.
Angel/Dust neo to be Serialized in Newtype USA
CPM Announces New York Comic-Con Guests
On April 11 Bandai will release the Vision of Escaflowne Complete DVD Collection for $49.98
JAST USA Announces First “Boy’s Love” PC Dating-Game
Anime Network SVOD Available on Cox
Otaku Murderer Death Sentence Upheld
Death Note Movies
FUNimation licenses xxxHolic/Tsubasa movie, Tsubasa TV series
Hellsing OVA Preview TV Broadcast Announced
Gun x Sword
Kurau: Phantom Memory
Here it is, slightly late, but finally for your enjoyment we have the Tim the Enchanter rant. Batou took the time to interview Tim the Enchanter from the forums, who has a promising career in comedy, or at least in customer service.
We hope you enjoy it!
we’ve got a great episode this week. We review Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children, Iriya no Sora, UFO no Natsu, Elfen Lied and Kashimashi ~ Girl Meets Girl ~. We discuss a nice Highwind figure that Wetall lent us, and the Ichigo figure Batou gave me.
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children – Download Now!
Iriya no Sora, UFO no Natsu – Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers.
Elfen Lied – Download Now!/Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers.
Kashimashi ~ Girl Meets Girl ~ – Look for a more thorough review and recommendation as more is out.
CPM Seeking Interns
Utena Set for $99.95
Later this year Central Park Media will be re-pricing and re-releasing Revolutionary Girl Utena on DVD. In the mean time they’ve set up a pre-order. From now until January 31, the entire Revolutionary Girl Utena TV series, Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Movie, and a limited edition Utena T-Shirt are available for $99.95. CPM will ship all the sets in February.
Shinichiro Watanabe in Detroit
On February 8, Shinichiro Watanabe will be in Detroit, Michigan. He will show clips from the Animatrix and Samurai Champloo and discuss creative and technical aspects of his work. The event will take place at the Detroit Film Theater, at 7:30pm.
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children
Wetall’s Highwind Model
Iriya no Sora, UFO no Natsu
Kashimashi ~ Girl Meets Girl
Toys N Joys
The sweet Ichigo figure Batou got me
This week Chigo was too busy translating, but Rukia joins us. We discuss news, the lack of Bleach, and types of food we learned about and now eat because of Anime. We review Futakoi, Lamune and Naruto. Why is it called the Twins episode? You’ll have to listen to find out.
Futakoi: Wait until it hits the US and Netfix it.
Lamune: Wait until it hits the US and Netfix it.
Site Related Info:
The song that plays at the end of the shows is the opening theme from Tsukiyomi Moon Phase. It’s called “Neko Mimi Mode”, and is performed by “Dimitri from Paris”.
New Dragonball Z website launched
The Top Movies of 2005 in Japan
The Top Animated Movies of 2005 in Japan
The Top DVD sales of 2005 in Japan
Hayao Miyazaki turns 65
Miyazaki movies on Turner Classic Movies
TCM Offers Offer the Ultimate Hayao Miyazaki DVD & Book Sweepstakes
7 new anime series announced
Mamoru Oshii Interview on BBC Four
http://www.house-foods.com/our_products/imported_products.html#curry See “Retort Foods”
We’re all here this week. Leading up the holidays we bring some fun news. We reivew Mahou Shoujotai Alice, Cromartie High School and Scrapped Princess. We also go over our favorite anime characters.
Mahou Shoujotai Alice: Wait until hits the US and Netflix it/Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers
Scrapped Princess: Download Now/Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers
Cromartie High School: Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers
Pokemon doesn’t cause cancer, but researchers think otherwise
Top 10 Anime Theme Songs of 2005
New Anime Details and Sites
DBZ on Robot Chicken
This Thursday’s airing of Robot Chicken on Adult Swim will be a holiday special featuring characters from Dragon Ball Z.
Employment Opportunities at Tokyopop
Mahou Shoujotai Alice (é)
Cromartie High School ()
Favorite Anime Characters:
Male: Vash the Stampede – Trigun | Tamahome – Fushigi Yugi
Female: Sakaki – Azumanga Daioh | Iria – Iria: Zeiram the Animation
Non-human: Iriomote Yamaneko – Azumanga Daioh
Male: Happosai – Ranma 1/2 | Yosho – Tenchi Muyo! OVA
Female: Gum/Alita – Battle Angel Alita
Non-human: Ryo-oki – Tenchi Muyo! | Black Cat – Trigun
Male: Sven – Black Cat
Female: Osaka – Azumanga Daioh | Ayeka – Pretty Sammy OVA
Non-human: Shinichi Mechazawa – Cromartie High School
This week we’re back with the whole crew. Chigo is here and Rukia makes a short appearance. We discuss the latest news, Ichigo reviews Saikano OVA, Chigo reviews Karin, and Batou just rants.
Saikano OVA – Download Now!
Karin – Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers.
Howl’s Moving Castle Wins awards
CNN on “Anime, Piracy and Profits”
Ghibli Announces New Anime based on Ursula K. Leguin’s Earthsea Cycle
New Sunrise Robot Series
The January issue of Newtype (Japan) talks about Zegapain, a robot action anime which Sunrise is now planning. According to the New Type article, robots in the anime will be rendered in 3D CG. Masami Shimoda will direct.
Free Streaming Anime
Bandai Channel and Biglobe are offering the first episodes of a number of titles online for free here. Available series include Petopeto-san, Noein, Gunparade Orchestra, Amaenai de Yo!! , Gakuen Senki Muryou, Akane Maniax, Kimi ga Nozomu Eien, Oku-sama wa Mahou Shoujo, Sousei no Aquarion and more.
Sasami: Mahou Shoujo Club Trailer
The official website for Sasami: Mahou Shoujo Club, a Tenchi Muyo spin-off, now hosts a streaming Real Media trailer.
Tokyopop Manga Draw Negative Attention
Funimation – Shinsen-Subs Follow-up
There has been some misunderstanding regarding the events surrounding Funimation’s enforcement of its intellectual property vis-a-vis Shinsen-Subs. The fansub group was actively making available several titles that Funimation has already publicly announced. Their copyright infringement was not limited exclusively to unannounced properties.
New Poll: Favorite Director
This week we had special guest Rukia, the Awesome girlfriend-san. We also review the series Melody of Oblivion, Ginban Kaleidoscope and Revolutionary Girl Utena.
Revolutionary Girl Utena – Wait ’till it hits the US and Netflix it.
Ginban Kaleidoscope – Wait ’till it hits the US and Netflix it.
Melody of Oblivion – Download Now!
Life Size Gundam Head for Auction
Weta Visual Director Richard Taylor Interview
Mr. Miyagi dies
Revolutionary Girl Utena
Rukia’s topic of conversation: