Press Releases - October 2005
- Boogiepop Licensed by Seven Seas 4:59 ()
- Gravity Forms Strategic Alliance with CJ Internet Corp. ()
- Adult Source Announces Arisa #1 ()
- Broccoli Books Releases Galaxy Angel Beta Volume 1 ()
- Kids!WB November Schedule ()
- Shadow the Hedgehog Takes Center Stage ()
- Tonik Barber Named SVP and General Counsel for VIZ Media ()
- Be Beautiful and Kazuma Kodaka at Yaoi-Con ()
- KappaMikey.com Launches ()
- ADV Announces December 27 Releases ()
- 4Kids Home Video Debuts Sonic X Project: Shadow on DVD ()
- DramaQueen Announces Pre-Orders and Convention Update ()
- Bandai Games' Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Ships ()
- Official GONZO shop "GONZO Style" opens on Rakuten Market ()
- Critical Mass Announces Vanilla Series: Voyeur's Digest ()
- Stand Alone Complex UMDs ()
- ADV Announces December 20 Releases ()
- CPM First Company to Provide Anime for iPod ()
- DMP Seeks Fans Help for Lain Book ()
- ADV Announces December 13 Releases ()
- Waterloo Festival for Animated Cinema 2005 Event ()
- WFAC Announces 2005 Program ()
- Kids'WB Ratings for October 15 ()
- Anime Pop Culture Permeates Las Vegas ()
- Yaoi-manga.com invades Yaoi-con ()
- ADV Announces December 6 Releases ()
- Bandai's Zatch Bell!: Mamodo Battles Now in Stores ()
- Yaoi-Con 2005 Pre-Con Press Release ()
- ADV Announces November 29 Releases ()
- Ghost- 2nd Gig Volume 2 coming November 22nd ()
- October is Street Fighter Month on Clear Channel ()
- MTAC Announces Guests ()
- Viz Launches Shonen Jump Home Video ()
- New Mgr Director of Manga Entertainment ()
- Totoro at Hollywood Fest ()
- CPM Reprices DVD Collections ()
- Ghost in the Shell: SAC Game Goes Gold ()
- Dragon Ball Z TCG Expansion set to release ()
- Yamato USA Introduces Himitsubako, Mystery Box Packaging ()
- Canadian Cosplay Challenge Sponsored by ADV Films ()
- October is Street Fighter Month ()
- GDH 40th inTechnology Fast 50 ()
- Bandai Games Announces Naruto: Narutimate Hero ()
- Tokyopop's Win a Nano of Manga Contest ()
- Anime Gamers & CosmodeTeam Up for Cosplay Halloween Event ()
- AN Entertainment Schedules First Haré+Guu DVD Release ()
- Del Rey Manga Acquires Four New Kodansha Titles ()
- Tripple Threat Manga Event at Toronto Public Library ()
- 4Kids Home Video Debuts Yu-Gi-Oh! Volume 3.5: The Final Face-Off on DVD ()
- Kakurenbo on Adult Swim ()
- Hakugei: Moby Dick Sneak Screening at the Alamo ()
- ALC Signs with Diamond ()
- AOL Launches Anime Radio ()
As This Week in Anime changes gears for the next season, Nick and Micchy say their goodbyes to all the good boys in Attack on Titan, Berserk, and Love Rice, as other shows soldier on into the summer! ― Previous Weeks in Anime Week 1 - Week 2 - Week 3 - Week 4 - Week 5Week 6 - Week 7 - Week 8 - Week 9 Nicholas Dupree got into anime in high school, and manga even earlier. From One Piece to The Promised...
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He's the rowdiest convention goer the Enchanted Grove Comic-Con has ever seen, and he might be in really big trouble... ―
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Justin gets into some of the many reasons why an anime might jump to a different production studio between seasons. ― Jun asks: I noticed that sometimes a show with multiple seasons have different studios working on them. For instance, the first season of My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU is produced by studio Brain's Base while the second season was handled by studio feel. Why does this happen sometime...
Is this forgotten magical girl romcom from the '90s trash or treasure? Find out after the jump, along with a rundown of all this week's anime releases and a very Maison Ikkoku Shelf Obsessed! ― I live on the second floor of an apartment building, so it's always surprising when one of the neighborhood cats appears on my tiny balcony. I'm not sure if it somehow climbs the fire escape ladder or just ju...
Before its anime adaptation airs next season, is this isekai series worth reading? Rebecca Silverman has the answers. ― If you've ever wondered what exactly Konosuba is making fun of rather than mere genre specifics, take a peek at Patora Fuyuhara's In Another World with My Smartphone. That's not to say that this series is precisely the basis for Natsume Akatsuki's parody, but it is certainly closer ...
Mike devours the Sound! Euphonium and Legend of the Galactic Heroes novels and then can't help but compare them to their anime adaptations? Which is better: the book or the movie? ― You can tell what a big anime nerd I am because of all of the books I've been reading lately. Just in the past couple of months, I've killed off the first of Hayao Miyazaki's essential two-part essay collection, Starting ...
Shy Yamada falls for school track star Kase-san in the first volume of this sugary-sweet yuri series. Rebecca Silverman has the details. ― In the increasingly diverse world of English-language yuri, Hiromi Takashima's Kase-san and Morning Glories stands out as particularly adorable. While it shares some themes with Milk Morinaga's Secret of the Princess in terms of wondering if having a lesbian relat...
Sometimes your first kiss is magical, but if you're an anime character, this adolescent milestone can get too weird for comfort. Here are six first kisses that the smoochers might want to forget. ― A first kiss can be a special, a treasured moment shared between two romantic partners. Or it can be haphazardly stolen by some jerk trying to one-up his friend or caused by a pratfall down a flight of st...
My Monster Secret kicks into high gear with a pair of wild rambling adventures in its fifth volume. Nick Creamer digs into the action. ― The last two volumes of My Monster Secret have seen the manga drifting through a variety of chapter-length adventures, before settling into the more long-form and ultimately satisfying trip to Shiragami's parents' house. In light of the events of volume five, it see...