News Weekend Wrapup - Week in Anime [15/10 - 21/10]
Not a massive amount of news this week, but here is some of the highlights.
- Gedo Senki has less chance of being released in the US because Sci Fi Channel is sitting on the rights. There is no word on how this would effect a possible Australian release.
- Madman now has anime soundracks available from their online store.
- A English version of the Giant Robo Revitalisation website is online.
- A sneak peak into Hayao Miyazaki's latest project, building a giantic clock.
Todd Ciolek and Dave Riley return for a Next-Gen Game Show! We talk PS4, XBox One, Super Mario World 3D and all that other stuff that came out in the last 6 months. PRESS START
What's up with Crunchyroll's new owner? Why does Sony get so weird when it comes to their anime DVD releases? And what's with those Canadian ratings?
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.