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Manifest Update: The Anime Industry panel at Manifest has yielded the following news from Madman Entertainment. Madman is currently trying to obtain publishing rights from another major manga publisher. They are also trying to publish more work from Natsuki Takaya after Fruits Basket finishes. They will also be attempting to have Death Note and The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya screened on television. Acquisition wise Madman have the following titles coming in December, they are Witchblade Anime, Innocent Venus and the following collections, This Ugly Yet Beautiful World, Godannar, and Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki . Full report will be up later this week.
Wanna be a voice actor? Justin has a bucket of cold water with your name on it! Also, how anime TV ratings work, and the reasons for simulcast delays.
Jason sifts through the hefty mobile manga offerings from Manga Box. Deadly plants, politics, abandoned pets, murderers and more!
The story underneath is a universal one, powerful and expertly told. Viewers should be prepared for a devastating experience with a lot of challenging concepts that pile on hard and fast as the finale approaches.
The imports come calling this week with Yakuza, super heroines, and two puzzle classics mashed together! Plus Drakengard extras and Hatsune Miku surprises!
Tech-based magical girls battle aliens in a heavily-derivative, otaku-pandering series that is definitely not aimed at little girls. It avoids mediocrity due an outstanding musical score and never forgetting that it is supposed to be fun.
Isao Takahata's troubled first feature is easily the best anime of the 1960s.
Masahiro Ando, the director of Sword of the Stranger, currently working on Sekai Seifuku, sits down with us for a few questions. We talk future projects, working with Mari Okada and more.
Earth Defense Force is again what it once was. It is large, it is pointless, and it is good, dumb fun.
Higurashi: When They Cry is still an intriguing, spine-chilling, gut-churning horror/mystery hybrid that has nicely recovered from the prologue feel of the previous volume. It can be an intimidating series to pick up, but it looks as if those who stuck by it are about to be amply rewarded
On the whole, Bloody Cross is a hybrid of pseudo-religious fantasy and fast paced action story. The twists keep on coming and there is never a moment to stop and catch your breath, so if you're looking for something non-stop, this is the series for you.
On the whole, Nobunaga the Fool doesn't care if you think it's kind of silly. By episode six it has established that despite a set up that would make a historian cry, it still is capable of genuine feelings.