We’ve got a great show this week. The whole crew is here. We review Kemonozume, Gokusen and Gin-iro no Kami no Agito. Join us as hilarity ensues.
Kemonozume – Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers (low).
Gokusen Anime – Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers.
Gokusen Live Action – Download Now!
Gin-iro no Kami no Agito – Wait until it hits the US and NetFlix it.
Podcast Pickle Contest Winners
Intro – The World by Nightmare from Death Note
Outro – Neko Mimi Mode by Dimitri From Paris from Tsukiyomi Moon Phase
Mushishi Movie Trailer Released
The official Japanese homepage for Katsuhiro Otomo’s live action film adaptation of Yuki Urushibara’s Mushishi manga now hosts a streaming Flash trailer. Click the blue button in the bottom right corner then select a viewing size. The film will open in Japanese theatrical release next year.
4Kids Among Best Performing Stocks
The Motley Fool has created a list of the ten best performing stocks of the past decade. In tenth place, 4Kids Entertainment, which has provided a 2,842% return on any money invested in 1996. In that period, the price of a single 4Kids share has increased from $1.75 to $18, splitting twice (3:2 and 2:1) in 1999. At its peak in 1999, after the splits, the stock reached a high of $93.
Video Footage of Miyazaki Designed Clock Available
Fan site Ghibli World now hosts a video clip of Japanese television preview footage of the Shiodome NTV Tower clock designed by Hayao Miyazaki. The clock is scheduled to debut to the public on December 20th.
Hood of Horror Premiere’s Tonight
Snoop Dogg‘s Hood of Horror, which includes numerous sequences animated by Madhouse, will premiere tonight at Screamfest 2006. The movie will be released to theaters on November 17.
Warren Ellis Writing Anime Inspired Castlevania
Dark Horizons linked a news item at Film Junk which indicates Transmetropolitan author Warren Ellis will be writing the script for a direct-to-video Castlevania animation film. Of note is the following section of the article: …chairman and CEO of Panacea Entertainment Eric Gardner, had this to say: I think there will be anime elements of it, but it’s going to be more hints of anime as opposed to traditional, full-blown anime – we’re hoping it has a very distinctive, unique style that’s instantly recognizable as what will become the animated Castlevania brand.
Gin-iro no Kami no Agito – 1:16:45