Happy Holidays everyone. Here is the first of a two episode holiday arc. We present the interview that Chigo and I did with Piano Squall.
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:
Here are some excerpts from our interview with Michael “Piano Squall” Gluck. The full interview will come in a few weeks. This should tide you over until the next full episode in a day or two.
We have some fun this week with special guest Chibigodzilla. We review our standards as well as Hoshi no Koe (Voices of a distant star), Yakusoku no Basho (The place promised in our early days), Mushishi, Serial Experiments: Lain and Iria: Zeiram the Animation.
Hoshi no Koe/Yakusoku no Basho: Batou – Even if you recieve it as a present, burn the disc and piss on the ashes. Ichigo – Wait ’till it hits the US and Netflix it.
Mushishi: Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers.
Serial Experiments: Lain: Wait until it hits the US and Netflix it
Iria: Zeiram the Animation: Download Now
Chibigodzilla does a rant about Asa-sempai in “SHUFFLE!” and we also play some audio comments. Because we finally got some!
Also, We’ll be interviewing Piano Sqall at http://www.pianosquall.com soon. Look forward to that.
We ‘re back, and ten times as slick. We review Bleach, Naruto, Mai Otome, Blood+, Yakitate! Japan, Shakugan no Shana and Hikaru no Go. We also have a guest review by CrazyCarl of Genshiken.
Mai Otome: Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers
Blood+: Wait until it hits the US and Netflix it.
Yakitate! Japan: Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers
Shakugan no Shana: Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers/Download Now
Hikaru no Go: Download Now
We felt bad for missing a week, so here’s a bonus episode for you. With special guest ChibiGodzilla. We review the following animes:
Shuffle: Download Now!
Detective Conan: Wait till it hits the US and Netflix it/Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers.
We’re back, with new audio equipment, better sound, and as great as ever. We review 3 series this time. This time the series are as follows:
Paradise Kiss: Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers
Black Cat: Download Now!
Suzuka: Wouldn’t kick it out of bed for crackers
Thanks to all you who have supported us so far, and welcome to those of you who found us through iTunes. Expect more to come soon
We’re back with a little better sound. We review our standards as well as reviews of Negima and Full Metal Panic. We’re glad that you chose to listen. Special thanks to Chibigojira for helping with the audio. Next week we’ll have real recording equipment. Woo