ANN has confirmed that ADV holds the theatrical rights to Kumo no Mukou, Yakusoku no Basho (The Place Promised in Our Early Days). Steve Buck, head of ADV's Theatrical Division, confirmed that The Place Promised, the first theatrical feature from the director of Voices of a Distant Star, will be released in the US sometime in 2005, although no firm date is established yet. The Place Promised opens in Japan next month. Please read this correction.
Mobile Suit Gundam the Origin is an engaging, intense read that speaks to the reason why the franchise has been able to exist for so long – it has a solid base. These first three books deliver that along with solid science fiction storytelling, making them seriously good literary entertainment.
Cute girls engage in “tankery” in this late 2012 series. The concept works surprisingly well largely because the series stays focused on its main strength: involving and beautifully-animated mock tank battles.
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.