This week Batou gives the first portion of his Anime Expo wrapup, and I review Ouran High School Host Club. It’s a great episode, so give it a listen.
Ouran High School Host Club – Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers.
French Girls Flee to Japan, Get Stuck in Poland
Two girls from Paris were caught Sunday in Poland after running away from home to “visit the land of manga.”
Hayao Miyazaki’s Reaction To Earthsea
Tales From Earthsea–the latest feature film from Studio Ghibli–was directed by Hayao Miyazaki’s son, Goro. Many were surprised that Goro helmed the… full story Â»
Manga Added to the Dictionary
“Manga” will join a host of other words that have made their way into our everyday vocabularies in print when Merriam-Webster publishes its next edition of its widely-used dictionary. “Google” and “drama queen” are a few of the other entries that will be joining it in the next edition.
Miyazaki Invited to Join Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Hayao Miyazaki is one of 120 people that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited to join the Academy in 2006. Miyazaki is one of 8 invitees to have won an Oscar. The 120 invitees will be the only additions to the Academy this year.
AX 2006 Licensing Roundup
17 anime, 22 manga, 2 novels
Cameron Still Churning Battle Angel Rumor Mill
James Cameron says Battle Angel will be the second of two trilogies he plans to film. “Battle Angel is actually designed as a three-film cycle. So the logic there is to make one and, if it hits, boom-boom on the other two.”
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