News New Animefringe
posted on 2002-10-01 21:21 EDT
Animefringe put up their October issue today. Amongst other interesting topics, there's an article about Manhwa publisher Curtis Comics and their second annual Top 25 Must Visit Anime Websites Poll. Last year Anime News Network was second... maybe this year we can be first. Other interesting articles include a look at the story behind Sega's Gungrave and a look at Arjuna.
Wolf Children is honest about the gross reality of raising kids (and pets) while still leaving room for fantasy, which is really the only way a movie about single motherhood can work for a general family audience, as Wolf Children largely does.
Shaenon rings in the Holiday season by delving in to the terrifying work of "extreme horror" manga artist Suehiro Maruo.
Rarely before has an anime series so keenly and uncomfortably struck home about the humorous travails of a social misfit. Its triumph is in creating an anti-moe protagonist who paradoxically winds up being intensely moe, too.
Part school story and part science fiction dystopia, Accel World is a visually interesting, darkly fascinating story that draws you in and keeps you watching.
Todd looks back at Neverland's career and tries not to make Peter Pan puns. Plus Dragon Quest, Bravely Default, and attempts to make you jealous of Europe!
It's an action manga throwdown! The latest volumes of BTOOOM!, Dogs, Wolfsmund, and other new releases show up in this week's column. Which title will emerge triumphant?
Aquapazza is complex and approachable, offering a good deal for the competitive enthusiast. Yet it comes up empty at heart, devoid of impressive style or interesting characters or any of the other supposedly trifling details that make good fighting games into great ones.