30 Dec 2011

Spring 2012 Anime Chart

Winter 2011/2012 anime season just about to begin but the chart for Spring 2012 anime has been released by Neregate, very fast release although the chart is version 1.0. For the release date, most spring anime has not been out the schedule but few anime has issued for the month release schedule, so the chart still need to be updated.
Looking the chart there is one anime that I most wait, the anime is Fate/Zero season 2 (who do not know this anime). Thanks to neregate to create this chart.

Spring 2012 Anime Chart version 1.0 by neregate

Spring 2012 Anime Chart
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Best Selling Good Smile Company Product 2011

Before end of the year 2011, mikatan update his blog for the last time this year. Mikatan last update is about 2011 Good Smile Company Product Ranking so it can show what GSC product are the best seller in 2011. The ranking is separate to three rankings product, it is Japan, Overseas, and Combined rankings. The products that can be into the ranking are only products that have been released in 201.
Ok, I will start from the Japan ranking.

1st: Nendoroid Miku Hatsune: Cheerful Ver.
2nd: figma Miku Hatsune: Append ver.
3rd: Nendoroid Homura Akemi
4th: Nendoroid Madoka Kaname
5th: Nendoroid Miku Hatsune: Absolute HMO Edition
6th: figma Homura Akemi
7th: figma Madoka Kaname
8th: Nendoroid Mami Tomoe
9th: Nendoroid Snow Miku : Snow Playtime Edition
10th: Nendoroid Kuroneko

11th: figma BRS2035
12th: Miku Hatsune: Lat-type Ver.
13th: Nendoroid Kirino Kousaka
14th: figma KOS-MOS ver.4
15th: Miku Hatsune: Tony ver.
16th: figma Kuroneko
17th: figma Kirino Kousaka
18th: Nendoroid Madoka Kaname: School Uniform Ver.
19th: Miku Hatsune
20th: Hitagi Senjougahara

21st: Nendoroid Kurisu Makise
22nd: Nendoroid Yui Hirasawa
23rd: figma Strength
24th: figma Mayoi Hachikuji
25th: figma Hitagi Senjougahara
26th: Monthly Anime Style Volume 4 : Ruri Hoshino
27th: Monthly Anime Style Volume 1 : Taiga Aisaka
28th: figma Black Gold Saw
29th: Monthly Anime Style Volume 2 : Nadia
30th: figma Shikinami Asuka Langley: Test Plugsuit ver.

1st:  figma Miku Hatsune: Append ver.
2nd: Nendoroid Madoka Kaname
3rd: figma BRS2035
4th: Nendoroid Miku Hatsune: Absolute HMO Edition
5th: figma Homura Akemi
6th: figma Madoka Kaname
7th: Nendoroid Homura Akemi
8th: Nendoroid Ikaros
9th: Hitagi Senjougahara
10th: figma Strength
11th: figma Black Gold Saw
12th: Miku Hatsune: Tony ver.
13th: Nendoroid Kirino Kousaka
14th: Nendoroid Miku Hatsune: Cheerful Ver.
15th: Miku Hatsune: Lat-type Ver.
16th: Nendoroid Kuroneko
17th: Nendoroid Nymph
18th: Nendoroid Mami Tomoe
19th: figma Kuroneko
20th: Miku Hatsune

21st: Miku Hatsune: Append
22nd: figma Kirino Kousaka
23rd: figma Robocop
24th: figma Rei Ayanami: Plugsuit ver.
25th: figma Shikinami Asuka Langley: Test Plugsuit ver.
26th: figma Takanashi Yomi
27th: figma Hitagi Senjougahara
28th: Nadeko Sengoku
29th: Nendoroid Kurisu Makise
30th: figma KOS-MOS ver.4


30th: figma Rei Ayanami: Plugsuit ver.
29th: Nadeko Sengoku
28th: figma Shikinami Asuka Langley: Test Plugsuit ver.
27th: figma Hitagi Senjougahara
26th: figma Mayoi Hachikuji
25th: Nendoroid Yui Hirasawa
24th: Nendoroid Ikaros
23rd: figma Black Gold Saw
22nd: Nendoroid Madoka Kaname: School Uniform Ver.
21st: Nendoroid Kurisu Makise
20th: Miku Hatsune
19th: figma Kirino Kousaka
18th: figma Strength
17th: figma Kuroneko
16th: Hitagi Senjougahara
15th: Miku Hatsune: Tony ver
14th: figma KOS-MOS ver.4
13th: Miku Hatsune: Lat-type Ver.
12th: Nendoroid Kirino Kousaka
11th: Nendoroid Kuroneko

10th: figma BRS2035
9th: Nendoroid Snow Miku: Snow Playtime Edition
8th: Nendoroid Mami Tomoe
7th: figma Madoka Kaname
6th: figma Homura Akemi
5th: Nendoroid Miku Hatsune: Absolute HMO Edition
4th: Nendoroid Homura Akemi

3rd: Nendoroid Madoka Kaname
2nd: figma Miku Hatsune: Append ver.
1st: Nendoroid Miku Hatsune: Cheerful Ver.

So the 2011 GSC best selling product is Nendoroid Miku Hatsune: Cheerful Ver with total sales 74000 figure worldwide. Because Nendoroid Miku Hatsune: Cheerful Ver is the charity product, allowing GSC to donate an 740 million yen.
If you notcie most products in the rankings are Nendoroid or figma.
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29 Dec 2011

Winter Anime with Highest Interest Level Poll by Biglobe

Biglobe, the japanese internet service provider conduct a survey to decide which winter anime with highest interest level. The survey held on December 3 until December 16, with total 7930 votes and 23 choices of winter anime.
The result of the poll is quite surprising for me because The New Prince of Tennis only get 10th position with 316 votes. The winter anime with highest interest level is occupied by Tantei Opera Milky Holmes Dai-Ni-Maku with 1333 votes. Here is the complete result of the survey:

  1.  Tantei Opera Milky Holmes Dai-Ni-Maku with 1,333 votes
  2.  Nisemonogatari with 928 votes
  3.  Listen To Me Girls, I'm Your Father! with 594 votes
  4.  Natsume Yūjin-Chō Shi with 557 votes
  5.  Amagami SS+plus with 554 votes
  6.  Zero no Tsukaima F with 420 votes   
  7.  Daily Lives of High School Boys with 340 votes   
  8. Ano Natsu de Matteru with 338 votes 
  9. Another with 319 votes   
  10. The New Prince of Tennis with 316 votes   
  11. Rinne no Lagrange: Flower declaration of your heart with 265 votes
  12. Black Rock Shooter (TV)  with 263 votes   
  13. Recorder to Randoseru with 233 votes   
  14. Inu × Boku SS with 230 votes  
  15. Aquarion Evol with 223 votes  
  16. High School DxD with 206 votes   
  17. Senhime Zesshō Symphogear with 167 votes 
  18. Baby, Please Kill Me! (Kill Me Baby) with 151 votes  
  19. Bodacious Space Pirates (Mōretsu Pirates) with 141 votes  
  20. The Knight in the Area with 128 votes   
  21. Brave10 with 95 votes   
  22. Poyopoyo Kansatsu Nikki with 76 votes   
  23. Gokujyo—. ~Gokurakuin Joshi Kōryō Monogatari~ with 53 votes

Source: Presepe via ANN 
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27 Dec 2011

Natsume Yujin-Cho Shi Trailer

The 4th season of anime television series Natsume Book of Friends or known as Natsume Yujin-Cho Shi has released the trailer through TV Tokyo official website for the anime.
Natsume Yujin-Cho Shi will be released on January 2, 2012 and according to Biglobe poll, this anime get the 4th position of winter anime with highest interest level.

Natsume Yujin-Cho Shi Trailer

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20 Dec 2011

TV Ads Directed by Makoto Shinkai

All this time we know Makoto Shinkai is an anime film director, One of his work that very famous is 5 Centimeters per Second anime film. But besides he is a creator of anime film, Makoto Shinkai also directed tv ads which the ads is a animation.
Here is two tv ads that directed by Makoto Shinkai

The video above is the ads for the local for newspaper of Shinkai hometown.

The above tv ads is look like the 5 centimeters per seconds anime film looking from the art style, but If you see at the ending of the tv ads, there is written Taisei. I think this tv ads is the ads for Taisei corporation, a Japanese corpooration who has business area in building construction services. But for sure, I don't know because no English sub in the tv ads. Very beautiful tv ads.
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17 Dec 2011

Rurouni Kenshin Live Action Trailer

Rurouni Kenshin live action which adapted from the popular manga Rurouni Kenshin or known as Samurai X by Nobuhiro Watsuki, finally the trailer has been released. Japanese actor Takeru Satoh will be act as Kenshin Himura and japanese actress Takei Emi will be act as Kamiya Kaoru.
The film will be air in Japan on August 25, 2012 and directed by Keishi Otomo.

Rurouni Kenshin Live Action Trailer

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14 Dec 2011

Best Manga Series 2011 MTV Geek Author Version

At the end of 2011, Brigid Alverson an author of MTV Geek pick 10 manga to be The Best Manga Series 2011. All the manga series is the manga which release in 2011 or in late 2010.

  • Gate 7 by Clamp
  • The Drops of God by Tadashi Agi and Shu Okimoto
  • Arisa by Natsume Ando
  • A Bride's Story by Kaoru Mori
  • 7 Billion Needles by Nobuake Tadano
  • Cross Game by Mitsuru Adachi
  • Sailor Moon by Naoko Takeuchi
  • Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths by Shigeru Mizuki
  • Tesoro by Natsume Ono
  • Wandering Son by Takako Shimura
Looking the list I just know Sailor Moon and Cross Game, for the rest manga I never hear it before and I think Sailor Moon really deserve to be on the list. How about you, do you agree with Best Manga Series 2011?
For the review of each manga you can visit Brigid Alverson post.
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7 Dec 2011

Top 5 Best Selling Anime Theme Song 2011

At the end of 2011, the number sales of anime theme song this year have been completed calculated  from December 19, 2010 to November 6, 2011. For the first place is occupied by T.W.L"/"Yellow Pansy Street by Kanjani8 from Crayon Shincan movie Arashi o Yobu Ōgon no Spy Daisakusen theme song.
Here is for the full list of Top 5 Best Selling Anime Theme Song 2011.

1.  T.W.L"/"Yellow Pansy Street
Theme song for Crayon Shincan movie Arashi o Yobu Ōgon no Spy Daisakusenand sung by Kanjani8 get the first place with 250.000 copies sold.

2. Don't Wanna Lie
Opening theme song for the popular detective anime, Detective Conan Movie: Quarter of Silence sung by B'z get second place with 216.000 copies sold.

3. Yumetamago
Ending theme song for Nintama Rantaro Movie Ninjutsu Gakuen Zenin Shutsudō! no Dan sung by NYZ get third place with 151.000 copies sold.

4. Kakko Warui I Love You!
Opening theme song for Sket Dance anime television series sung by French Kiss get fourth place with 142.000 copies sold.

5. Good Luck My Way
Theme song for Fullmetal Alchemist Movie: The Sacred Star of Milos sung by L'Arc-en-Ciel get fifth place with 129.000 copies sold.

Note: Mostly music video above is only for represent the song, not the actual of theme song video

Source: ANN
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4 Dec 2011

Aquarion EVOL New Trailer Featuring the OP Theme by AKINO with bless4

The upcoming mecha anime television series Aquarion EVOL release the newest trailer. In the 114 second trailer featuring the opening theme Kimi no Shinwa ~ Aquarion Dai Ni Shou by AKINO with bless4. The anime itself will be released on January 8, 2012.
Looking the trailer, Aquarion EVOL has incredible animation graphic and I think mecha anime fans should watch this anime in the winter.

Aquarion EVOL New Trailer

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29 Nov 2011

Rurouni Kenshin Shin Kyoto-Hen OVA Trailer

The upcoming new Rurouni Kenshin Shin Kyoto-Hen OVA revealed the trailer before the first part of this OVA will release in Japananese theaters on 17 December.
Rurouni Kenshin Shin Kyoto-Hen OVA is the remake of Kyoto Arc but this OVA will be based on the point of view of Misao.

Rurouni Kenshin OVA Shin Kyoto-Hen Trailer

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26 Nov 2011

Ranma 1/2 Live Action Trailer and Official Poster

ranma 1/2 poster
Ranma 1/2 Poster

As we know, popular manga and anime Ranma 1/2 is adapted to live action drama and the film will be released on December 9 in NTV. Before the film is airing, the trailer and official poster for Ranma 1/2 live action drama has been shown.
The poster reveal Ranma 1/2 in the original manga by Takahashi Rumiko and the other is Ranma 1/2 live action.

Ranma 1/2 Live Action Trailer

Source: alafista
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20 Nov 2011

Newest One Piece Movie Will be Set in New World Arc

Prepare for the newest One Piece movie because this movie is said to be the One Piece movie greater than One Piece Film Strong World.

At the end of One Piece Film Strong World which aired on Fuji TV, appear an announcement that new One Piece film in production. The announcement is said  "Urgent announcement! Production on the greatest film in One Piece's history — the newest theatrical film which will surpass Strong World — has been green-lit!! The curtain now opens on the first battle in the New World arc on the final seas!!".

Hear the announcement, it can be seen the new One Piece film will be set in New World Arc. What kind story will be presented, so they are confident to say this film will exceed the strong world.

Source: Moe Ota-News Sokuhō via ANN
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17 Nov 2011

Kingdom Manga Will be Adapted to Anime Series

Kingdom manga that created by Hara Yasuhisa will be adapted to anime television series, this information was announced by Weekly Young Jump.
The Kingdom anime television series will produced by Studio Pierrot, directed by Kamiya Jun and composed by Arakawa Naruhisa. The anime will be released on 2012.
Kingdom manga tell story about a young boy named Xin who aims to become a top general of the army; eventually, he succeeds in becoming the future first emperor, Ying Zheng. This manga has set during the Warring States period in China.

Source: natalie via TokyoHive
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15 Nov 2011

Fate/Zero Holy Grail War Charts

Fate/Zero television anime series is now airing this fall and if you watch it maybe you are a little confused about the character relationship so you cannot understand the story. To tackle the problem, the official website of Fate/Zero release three chart that can you download from the official website page and available in JPEG and PDF file formats. The three charts is called  "Yoku Wakaru Seihai Sensou (Chūkyū Hen)" (Holy Grail War Made Simple (Intermediate Level)).
As quoted from ANN "One chart describes traits of key characters in the series as well as their personal relationships with each other. Another document provides a glossary with terms important in understanding the Fate/Zero anime. A third "beginning level" chart describes the basic master/servant relationships seen throughout the series."

Holy Grail War Made Simple Intermediate level

The image above is one of the three charts that you can download. If you want to see the chart above more clearly and you want to see all charts, I suggest you to download all three charts in the official website page Fate/Zero.
Too bad because it is only available in Japanese version.
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14 Nov 2011

Usagi Drop Special Episode 2.5 Review

Usagi Drop Special Episode 2.5 showing another day of Daikichi taking care of Rin. This time, Rin interested to make a fish from the leaves that have fallen. Rin knowledge about fish is not good, so Daikichi bought her a book about fish and join with Rin to make fish using leaf.

As usual, Rin is smart girl so she drawing an atmosphere of underwater life in a drawing book which the fish is made from the leaf. Then be "Leaf Aquarium".

Usagi Drop always brings a feeling of peace to people who watch it in duration 24 minutes with a simple story. But this special episode, just has duration 5 minutes that make me want more to watch Usagi Drop after few months is not see Daikichi and Rin.
Just 5 minutes, I expect more.
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8 Nov 2011

Puella Magi Madoka Magica Trilogy Movie Announced

Puella Magi Madoka Magica anime will has trilogy movie after Atsuhiro Iwakami, the producer of this anime revealing in the December issue of Kadokawa Shotens Newtype magazine that Puella Magi Madoka Magica film project will be trilogy film.
Puella Magi Madoka Magica movie trilogy will consist of, 2 films are compilation of TV series and 1 film is all new story.
Kadokawa Shoten's Newtype magazine also tell the anime television series  won 12 of the 21 awards at the first ever Newtype Anime Awards in Tokushima last month.

Source: ANN
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7 Nov 2011

Welcome Dennis Daniel

This weekend, Anime Manga Encyclopedia become growing with arrival of an experienced writer, Dennis Daniel a.k.a danieldp. He decide to join Anime Manga Encyclopedia team and he will be on duty as anime/manga reviewer.
Enjoy your second home Dennis, Anime Manga Encyclopedia will satisfy your love to anime and manga.
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2 Nov 2011

Anime Festival Asia 2011 Trailer

One of the largest anime and J-POP culture festival in asia, Anime Festival Asia 2011 (AFA 2011) will be held a few days again exactly on 11.11.11 to 13.11.11. AFA 2011 will invite special guests who famous in anime industry such as Chiwa Saitou the voice actress (seiyuu), USAGI the celebrity cosplayer, Danny Choo the famous anime and japanese pop culture blogger, and many people who famous in anime industry will be join AFA 2011.
AFA 2011 also has released the trailer for this festival, in the trailer you can know what and who will become part of Anime Festival Asia 2011. Prepare your money to flying to Singapore.

Anime Festival Asia 2011 Trailer

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31 Oct 2011

Megurine Luka 3D for Shade

As we know, Megurine Luka is a member of vocaloid family, the Japanese digital idol singer. Megurine Luka now come into 3D with Megurine Luka 3D for Shade software, with this software you can create your own custom Megurine Luka
Megurine Luka 3D is the original Crypton Future Media VOCALOID digital pop idol transformed into a 3D character by the talents of the animator IKEDA. Available in Shade 12+ format, two sets of geometry and 32 customizable texture and bump map sets optimized for rendering both stills and animation. Over 80 pre-configured lights are set up to optimize creating 3D imagery with an authentic anime look and style. Megurine Luka 3D includes 4 complete outfits, 5 presets poses and more to allow you to instantly change her look.

You can buy Megurine Luka 3D for Shade from Miryestore with price $49.00

NOTE: Megurine Luka is a special, licensed figure of Crypton Future Media. You can use Megurine Luka to create your own artwork for your own pleasure. Megurine Luka 3D cannot be used for commercial purposes or endorsements.
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26 Oct 2011

Ask Makoto Shinkai

Makoto Shinkai

Good news for you fans of Makoto Shinkai works because Anime UK News get the opportunity to interview with Makoto Shinkai. So if you have any questions to ask to Makoto Shinkai, you can login to Anime UK News forum and post your questions on the thread that has been provided.
The questions will be filter first by the admin, so not all questions will be given to Makoto Shinkai. The deadline for post the question is on October 29, so hurry up think your best questions.

Anime UK News forum thread: Director Makoto Shinkai will answer your questions!
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24 Oct 2011

TAGRO New Comedy Manga Series Ikigami sama Release on November

ikigami sama manga

New comedy manga series author by TAGRO, Ikigami sama will release on November 11 and can you get from Ohta Publishing's online magazine Pocopoco. As we know, TAGRO is the author of Hentai Seiri Seminar manga and Abnormal Physiology Seminar manga (Hen Semi), the manga with genre comedy.
Ikigami sama manga will tell story about a girl who meets a god in the form of a seemingly homeless old guy. The manga follows the slightly odd everyday life of the mortal girl and the not-so-mortal guy.
As quoted from ANN, TAGRO created a one-shot manga story by the same Ikigami-sama title in Kodansha's story story collection, Don't trust over 30. While the manga series version of Ikigami-sama will have the same premise and setting as the one-shot manga version, its story will start over from the beginning.

Another comedy manga from TAGRO, and this manga will be animated just like Abnormal Physiology Seminar manga (Hen Semi)?

Source: Comic Natalie  via ANN
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18 Oct 2011

AKB48 Will Come Into Anime

The famous idol group from Japanese, AKB48 will come into an anime that will airing on next spring. The anime will tell story about  nine idol candidates who aspire to be "legendary idols," in the motif of AKB48's real-life sōsenkyō (general election) Top 8 and for the title for this anime is still secret.
The members group will compete each other to become the voice actresses for this anime. Out of 200 candidates from AKB48, SKE48, NMB48, and its other spinoffs, 30 will be selected. In the final round of auditions held in Tokyo, nine will be chosen to perform the theme song.

Heard the news will make the AKB48 fans become happy but I worry about the competition among the members to chosen become part of this project.

Source: Oricon, Moe Ota-News Sokuhō via ANN
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13 Oct 2011

Hunter X Hunter Remake First Impressions

Hunter X Hunter anime remake (2011) episode 1 has been released about 2 weeks ago, when I watch there is something different from the old Hunter X Hunter anime (1999). On the remake, seemed to give feel of a cheerful, this is different with old Hunter X Hunter anime (1999). On the old anime many sad scenes such as when aunt Mito crying and when Kitsume Guma killed by Kaito.
But my focus review is the Hunter X Hunter anime remake (2011) do not showing Kaito on the episode 1. If you ever watch the old anime, Gon know his father is a Hunter is from Kaito, but in the remake anime there is no Kaito so it would make the story is not clear or even slightly deviate from the original story (manga). Because how Gon know if his father is a hunter? Maybe the scene Kaito tell about Gon father will be told in some episode.
How Gon meet with Leorio and Kurapika in the anime remake  it is very same with how their meeting scene in the manga but different from the old anime, so at this point the old anime is different with the manga.
The conclusion is the Hunter X Hunter anime remake (2011), old Hunter X Hunter anime (1999) and the manga has difference in storytelling.
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10 Oct 2011

Official Gundam Site Stream The First Episode on Youtube

Good news for Gundam Age fans because the official site for Gundam anime, Gundam.info show the YouTube that streaming the first episode of Mobile Suit Gundam Age anime television series with english subtitles on Sunday. The viewers that can watch the first episode of Gundam Age on Youtube is just viewers from South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Australia. The viewers from United States and Canada IP address cannot watch it. Korean subtitles and other languages is also available for episode 1 of Gundam Age.
With the efforts do by Gundam.info, we no need to download illegally and we can watch legally the first episode. But I do not know the legal streaming on Youtube is just for the first episode or will continue until the last episode.

Gundam Age Episode 1

Source: ANN
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8 Oct 2011

Izaya Orihara PVC Figure

Izaya Orihara PVC Figure

Izaya Orihara a character from popular novel and anime television series Durarara!! becomes a PVC figure by Alter. In the story Izaya Orihara is an informant with high intelligence. He is a character who love causing trouble especially with  Shizuo Heiwaijima. With his ability in understanding human behavior, Izaya seemed to be able to manipulate and predict human action.
Izaya Orihara PVC Figure from Alter wearing his usually costume, black casual coat with black trousers and facial expressions of confidence. The figure can carry a knife or mobile phone. Release date is on January 2012 but you can starts pre order from now.

Buy Izaya Orihara PVC Figure from Hobby Search (Click the link to buy)
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5 Oct 2011

Winter 2011/2012 Anime Chart v1

Anime Fall season just started, but winter 2011/2012 anime chart has been out, Moetron has just distribute the Winter 2011 Anime Chart. This chart is a visual guide for anime that will be released from December 2011 - February 2012. Thank to moetron to distribute this chart.
For winter season, Natsume Yuujin-chou Shi, Rurouni Kenshin: Shin Kyoto-hen, and Usagi Drop special episode are on my list to watch and maybe I will watch New Prince of Tennis although I never watch the anime or read the manga Prince of Tennis. For the other anime, I will wait the first trailer or promotional video to decide I will watch or not.

Winter 2011/2012 Anime Chart v1

Winter 2011/2012 Anime Chart v1
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2 Oct 2011

Fate/Zero Opening Theme Song "Oath Sign" by LiSA

Fate/Zero has been released yesterday on October 1. The Opening Theme Song (OP) "Oath Sign" sung by  LiSA and it is her debut single.
If you decide to not watch Fate/Zero for fall season, maybe with watch the OP it can change your mind.

Fate/Zero Opening Theme Song (OP) "Oath Sign" by LiSA (TV Version)

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30 Sept 2011

Gundam Age Opening Theme Song Performed by Galileo Galilei

galileo galilei band

Gundam Age opening theme song will performed by Galileo Galilei, a Japanese rock band. The song will become the opening the song is Asu e, a new single of Galileo Galilei that will be released on December 7.
As quoted from Tokyohive “Asu e” is said to be different from their usual guitar rock tune, instead of rock, the song will be a dance tune with electro sounds and evolving lyrics. The single is slated for release on December 7th.

Source: Excite Music via Tokyohive 
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25 Sept 2011

Highest Interest Level Fall Anime from Biglobe Survey

BIGLOBE, the Japanese internet service provider conduct a survey to find out anime that will be released on Fall with the highest interest level. The participants for this survey is 4585 voters cast by the self-selected respondents and conducted between September 15 and September 22. Here is the result of the Biglobe Highest Interest Level Fall Anime.

1.    Tamayura - Hitotose with 487 votes  
2.    Working'!! with 384 votes     
3.    Shinryaku!? Ika Musume with 329 votes     
4.    Fate/Zero with 277 votes     
5.    Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai with 260 votes     
6.    Bakuman. 2  with 231 votes     
7.    Shakugan no Shana III (Final) with 214 votes     
8.    Persona 4 The Animation with 206 votes     
9.    Gundam AGE with 196 votes    
10.    Hunter x Hunter with 192 votes     
11.   Guilty Crown with 188 votes     
12.    Sekai-ichi Hatsukoi 2 with 181 votes     
13.    Mashiro-Iro Symphony with 152 votes     
14.    C³ (C Cube) with 146 votes     
15.    Last Exile -Fam, The Silver Wing-  with 137 votes     
16.    Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere with 126 votes     
17.    Un-Go with 114 votes     
18.    Chihayafuru with 113 votes     
18.    Kimi to Boku. with 113 votes     
20.    Ben-To with 105  votes    
21.    Maji de Watashi ni Koi Shinasai!! with 98 votes     
22.    Digimon Xros Wars: Toki o Kakeru Shōnen Hunter-tachi with 94 votes     
23.    Phi Brain: Kami no Puzzle with 92 votes     
24.    Mirai Nikki with 87 votes     
25.    Maken-Ki! with 38 votes     
26.    Cross Fight B-Daman with 25 votes 

Quite surprising looking the results because the Gundam Age just get 196 votes although I had heard many pessimistic tone from Gundam fans.

Source: Gigazine via ANN
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22 Sept 2011

Natsume Book of Friend will Get New Season

nyanko sensei

Good news for Natsume Book of Friend lovers, as quoted from ANN, the November issue of Hakusensha's LaLa magazine is announcing on Saturday that the fourth season of Natsume's Book of Friends will release in January next year. The fourth season will get title Natsume Yūjin-Chō Shi.
The third season of Natsume Book of Friends, Natsume Yūjin-Chō San reaches it is climax in Japan on September 29. It means next week is the latest time I will see Nyanko Sensei in this year. I will not miss the last episode of Natsume Yūjin-Chō San.

Source: ANN
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15 Sept 2011

Steins Gate Anime Movie Announced

The Steins;Gate anime will has an anime movie after a teaser in the ending of the final episode announced that Steins;Gate anime movie production has been green-lit. Before the final episode is aired,  Yoshinao Doi the producer of Steins;Gate anime series tell the audience to keep watching tv after the episode's ending animation sequence is over.
Very interesting to wait the story of Steins;Gate anime movie. Whether the mad scientist Hououin Kyoma will have a happy life together with Makise Kurisu? or there is another problem because the time machine?

Source: ANN
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9 Sept 2011

Fate/Zero Second Trailer and Theme Song Revealed

The second trailer of Fate/Zero television anime series is streamed by the official website for the Fate/Zero anime one month before this anime will be released on October 2011. Fate/Zero will tell story about 10 years before the events of Fate/stay night, this series chronicles the events of the Fourth Holy Grail War.
The ending theme song for this anime "Memoria" sung by Aoi Eir and for the opening theme song "Oath Sign" sung by LiSA. As we know, LiSA has role in the theme song Angel Beats!.

Fate/Zero Second Trailer

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7 Sept 2011

K-ON Movie Trailer

The official website of K-ON! has released the full trailer of K-ON! Movie. The movie itself will be released on December 3 and will open in over 130 theaters in Japan.

K-ON! Movie Trailer

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5 Sept 2011

New Hunter x Hunter Anime Will Have 45+ Episode

The new Hunter x Hunter anime series will have 45+ episode, information about the episode is still tentative and derived from Program Licensing Catalogue of NTV. As you know, this new Hunter x Hunter anime series will retell the story of Yoshihiro Togashi's Hunter x Hunter manga from the beginning, which the manga has been serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump (Shueisha) since 1998. This anime will release on Fall this year on October 2.

The Cast:
  • Megumi Han (Gon Freecss)
  • Mariya Ise (Killua Zoldyck)
  • Keiji Fujiwara (Leorio)
  • Miyuki Sawashiro (Kurapika)
  • Daisuke Namikawa (Hisoka)

Source: ANN via 0takomu
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2 Sept 2011

Gundam Age Promotional Video 2

The newest anime series of Gundam, Mobile Suit Gundam Age will be released next month, before the series is aired gundam.info website stream the second promotional video (PV) with duration five minutes. This  promotional video is long enough for you, to assess whether Gundam Age is worth to watch on Fall season.

Gundam Age Promotional Video (PV) 2

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28 Aug 2011

Evangelion 3.0 Q Quickening Airing in Fall 2012

The third movie remake of Evangelion television anime series, Evangelion 3.0 will airing in Japan theater in Fall 2012. This third movie titled Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban Q Quickening.
Fall 2012 is a long time to wait, maybe Evangelion fans can not be patient to wait it.

Source: alafista
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24 Aug 2011

New Prince of Tennis Manga Adapted to Anime

New Prince of Tennis Manga

New Prince of Tennis manga by Kotomi Takeshi will adapted to anime television series. This information get from a promotional poster that announced the New Prince of Tennis manga get an anime adaption. As you know, New Prince of Tennis manga is released on 2009.
The poster also give information about the release of sixth volume of manga that will be available goes sale on September.

Source: Otakumu via ANN
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21 Aug 2011

New Rurouni Kenshin Anime is Remake of Kyoto Arc

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A few month ago I announced there will be the new Rurouni Kenshin anime series, on saturday Aniplex announced that the new Rurouni Kenshin anime series project will be two part of new Kyoto Arc (Shin Kyoto-Hen) OVA series. This means the new Rurouni Kenshin anime series will remake the Kyoto Arc and not the Jinchuu Arc. The first part will release in Japananese theaters in December.
I am very disappointed because I am hope the new Rurouni Kenshin anime is the Jinchuu Arc, when Kenshin Himura deal with Enishi Yukishiro. The best gift for 15th Anniversary Rurouni Kenshin that I can expect is the Rurouni Kenshin live action starring by Takeru Satoh.

Source: Comic Natalie via ANN
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19 Aug 2011

Brave10 Anime Promotional Video

Brave10 anime finally has the promotional video after the official youtube channel for the Brave10 anime stream the PV. The PV itself just revealed the 5 main characters include the cast. Here is the list of the cast:
  • Kirigakure Saizō: Daisuke Ono
  • Sarutobi Sasuke: Tetsuya Kakihara
  • Yuri Kamanosuke: Motoki Takagi
  • Unno Rokurō: Hiroshi Kamiya
  • Sanada Yukimura: Toshiyuki Morikawa
Brave10 anime is an anime that adapted from Brave10 manga created by Kairi Shimotsuki, tell story about the 10 brave warriors assembled by the warlord Sanada Yukimura in the year 1600, in the middle of Japan's tumultuous Sengoku (Warring States) era.
I never read the manga but looking the character and the story like that, maybe I will like this anime.

Brave10 Anime Promotional Video (PV)

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14 Aug 2011

Fall Anime Lineup 2011 by Neregate

Neragate fast moving with release Fall Anime Chart 2011 version 4, on the chart you can see the lineup of
Fall anime season 2011. Hunter x Hunter new anime series that had just announced has been included to the Fall Anime Chart 2011 Neragate version 4.
Fall 2011anime season many interesting anime to watch, you can count from Hunter x Hunter new anime series, Mobile Suit Gundam Age, Bakuman second season, until Persona 4 The Animation and other anime that maybe interest to you like Lupin III, Mirai Nikki and Fate/Zero.
Personally I am very waiting for Bakuman second season, and how about you? What anime would you like to watch on Fall 2011?
Thank you very much to Neregate.com to create Fall Anime Chart 2011 and always update the chart.

Fall Anime Chart 2011 version 4 Neregate

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11 Aug 2011

Gundam Age Release Date

Finally the new Gundam anime series "Gundam Age" release date announced. As reported from alafista, the official site for Gundam Age announced Gundam Age will be released on 9 October 2011.
This anime makes long, list of anime that you should watch this fall, even though there are those who are pessimistic to Gundam Age anime series.
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5 Aug 2011

High High High by Kasarinchu


This summer, an anime television series titled Usagi Drop is airing. The anime that adapted from the manga has good story and animation graphic style. Not just that, the factor people love Usagi Drop because the Ending Theme Song. High High High by Kasarinchu is the ending theme song of Usagi Drop.
When I heard this song, I really like it and I think it is very suitable to become ending theme song of Usagi Drop. There is something interesting with High High High song, because the melody is came from human beat box. I did not expect at all the melody in High High High song is from human beat box.
Kasarinchu is music group with 2 members, Tatsuhiro who plays acoustic guitar and vocal, Kousuke who plays human beat box. Kasarinchu made it is debut in 2010.
Good song for good anime.

Sorry I did not find the lyric, if you have it, you can share to me.
Ending Theme of Usagi Drop "High High High" by Kasarinchu (Full Version)

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2 Aug 2011

New Hunter x Hunter Anime Tell the Story from the Beginning

The new Hunter x Hunter anime series that I told you a week ago, it will retell the story from the beginning. It means you can see again when Gon Freecss and friends take the hunter exam with the new animation scene. New Hunter x Hunter anime series will be airing on 2 October 2011 in Japan, produced by Madhouse and directed by Koujina Hiroshi.
I am little dissapointed when heard this new Hunter x Hunter anime series is not continuation of the previous Hunter x Hunter anime series but because I have not seen Gon Freecss and friends for a long time I will keep watching this anime on October.

Source: gigazine via alafista
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29 Jul 2011

Trigun Badlands Rumble Blu Ray is Available on Amazon

Trigun Badlands Rumble

After waiting a long time to see Vash the Stampede back in action, now he comes in an anime movie titled Trigun Badlands Rumble. Last time he was seen in the anime is thirteen years ago, when Trigun television anime series become very popular anime series at that time.
Thirteen years is a long time for Trigun fans to wait Trigun Badlands Rumble be made but because of that will make a sense of nostalgia for the audience who watch Trigun Badlands Rumble. Vash the Stampede is a superhero to someone when he was a child and Vash the Stampede is still to be a super hero when the child was growing up.

Plot Summary:  Vash the Stampede is a gunman on the run with a 60 billion double dollar bounty on his head which has made it difficult for him to go anywhere without being chased and shot at. Every town he ever visits ends up being destroyed because of his pursuers, but miraculously no one ever gets killed. Meryl and Milly are two insurance agents that have been sent to find Vash the Stampede and keep him under surveillance so no more damage is caused. Meryl, who leads the pair, refuses to believe that the man they have met can possibly be the legendary gunman. This spikey haired, gangly, young man is extremely friendly, a pacifist, hates blood and suicide, absolutely loves donuts, and is a dork and a crybaby (far from a notorious outlaw). But there is more to Vash and his past than meets the eye. (ANN)

Now Trigun Badlands Rumble Blu Ray is available on Amazon and you can pre order from Amazon because Trigun Badlands Rumble Blu Ray will release on September 27, 2011.
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25 Jul 2011

New Hunter x Hunter Anime Series on Fall 2011

New Hunter x Hunter Anime Series will air on this Fall 2011 after a promotional for Hunter x Hunter manga revealed that Hunter x Hunter TV Series will be airing in Fall 2011. The further information about new Hunter x Hunter series can you check in Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine.
This announcement only a few weeks later after Yoshihiro Togashi announced will resume Hunter x Hunter manga.

Source: crunchyroll
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21 Jul 2011

One Piece Dream Dessert Dish: Thousand Sunny

One Piece Dream Dessert Dish: Thousand Sunny

Bandai official shopping website release their new product that is One Piece Dream Dessert Dish: Thousand Sunny, a cake dish that shaped like Thousand Sunny, the second ship of Straw Hat pirates.You can pre order One Piece Dream Dessert Dish: Thousand Sunny on Friday at 1:00 p.m. in Japan (midnight EDT).
One Piece Dream Dessert Dish: Thousand Sunny will contain the two types of cakes, chocolate cake and mandarin oranges cake. This cake dish also equipped with Luffy and Chopper fork. The set costs 4,500 yen (US$57), and Bandai will ship it in early November.
If I have One Piece Dream Dessert Dish: Thousand Sunny, I would be reluctant to eat it because too pretty to eat and too expensive for a dish.
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18 Jul 2011

Doraemon: Nobita and the Island of Miracles ~Animal Adventure~ Trailer

The newest Doraemon anime movie, Doraemon: Nobita and the Island of Miracles ~Animal Adventure~ or known as Doraemon: Nobita to Kiseki no Shima ~Animal Adventure~ release the first trailer through the official website of Doraemon anime movie.
Doraemon: Nobita and the Island of Miracles ~Animal Adventure~ will open on March 2012. In this doraemon anime movie tell about Doraemon, Dorami and Nobita who traveling to a "last paradise" when extinct animals were still alive. 2012 is the celebration of 100 years before the birth of Doraemon because Doraemon was created on September 3, 2112 on the story.
From generation to generation Doraemon still exist and maybe when I have a children, Doraemon still the favorite anime for children.
Doraemon: Nobita and the Island of Miracles ~Animal Adventure~ Trailer

Source: ANN
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16 Jul 2011

First Trailer of Berserk Golden Age Arc I Film

First trailer for Berserk Golden Age Arc I Film finally streamed by the official website for the Berserk Golden Age Arc anime project. As I mentioned on my previous blog post, Berserk Golden Arc anime project will contain 3 anime movie and the first movie will release on January next year.

Berserk Golden Age Arc I Trailer

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12 Jul 2011

3 Anime Movies for Berserk Golden Age Arc

Berserk Golden Age Arc

The part of story from the popular manga series Berserk by Kentaro Miura that is Berserk Golden Age Arc will be made into 3 anime movies. The first movies of Berserk Golden Age Arc titled  Berserk Ōgon Jidai-Hen I: Haō no Tamago (Berserk Golden Age Arc I: Egg of the Supreme Ruler), and the first movie will released on January next year.
For the remaining 2 movie and the newest information about Berserk Golden Age Arc anime movies project can you get the update from the Clara de Porras account Twitter while for the official website of the Berserk Golden Age Arc anime movies will open on July 15.

Source:  ANN 
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8 Jul 2011

Thousand Sunny Plastic Model Kit

Thousand Sunny Plastic Model Kit

Thousand Sunny Plastic Model Kit from Bandai has been released, the plastic model kit of the second ship of Straw Hat Pirates. Thousand Sunny that built by Franky become the new ship of Straw Hat Pirates after Going Merry was crash.
Thousand Sunny Plastic Model Kit comes with nine figures of Straw Hat Pirates crew, Luffy, Zoro, Nami, Usopp, Sanji, Chopper, Robin, Franky, and Brook. Also with Shiromokuba, a Mini Merry, two paddle, a gaon cannon, five trees, and a display base. 
You can buy Thousand Sunny Plastic Model Kit from Amazon.com

BUY One Piece Thousand Sunny 280 mm plastic model kit from Amazon (click the link to buy)
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3 Jul 2011

Hunter X Hunter Manga Back Again This August

Good news for Hunter X Hunter manga fans, because Yoshihiro Togashi will continue Hunter X Hunter manga in the Shonen Jump magazine this August. This information obtained from the 30th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine.
Last time we can read the latest Hunter X Hunter manga is on June last year. After that, Togashi decided to make Hunter X Hunter manga into a hiatus. Hunter X Hunter manga volume 27 is the last published book, that shiped in Japan on December 2009.
With the return of Hunter X Hunter manga, I hope can see the strength of Ging Freecs.

Source: Yaraon!, via ANN
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30 Jun 2011

Rurouni Kenshin Live Action Film Starring Takeru Satoh

kenshin himuratakeru satoh

Rurouni Kenshin live action film that adapted from Rurouni Kenshin manga by Nobuhiro Watsuki will starring Takeru Satoh. If you Kamen Rider fans you must familiar with Takeru Satoh, Japanese actor that act as Kamen Rider Den-O.
Keishi Otomo will direct Rurouni Kenshin live action film which this film will be released on 2012. Takeru Satoh can choose to play as Kenshin Himura because when this project was just starting, Watsuki and his wife were discussing who should play Kenshin, and decided that Satoh topped the list. Producer Shinzō Matsuhashi also commented, "Satoh has the looks and stature to be a proper Kenshin".
So, whether Takeru Satoh can satisfy Rurouni Kenshin fans that also include himself because Satoh also fan of  Rurouni Kenshin manga when he was in elementary school and when the manga was still running. Just wait when Rurouni Kenshin Live Action film released on 2012.

Source: ANN
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24 Jun 2011

Gundam The Origin Manga Get Anime Adaptation

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin manga by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko will be adapted to anime, this news is announced by the August issue of Khadokawa Shoten's Monthly Gundam Ace magazine. Announcement of Gundam The Origin anime project only a few weeks later from the announcement of the Gundam Age anime series, the  newest of gundam anime television series that will be released on October 2011.

Source: earlbox via moetron
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20 Jun 2011

Going Merry Plastic Model Kit

Going Merry Plastic Model Kit

Now you can own Going Merry because Bandai has released Going Merry Plastic Model Kit. The model kit of the first ship Straw Hat Pirates is very detail and very great for you One Piece fans to be collected as a display because the anchor of this Going Merry plastic model kit can be reproduced at its released state and can also be attached to the ship body as well and for the ropes of the anchor created from Nylon string.
Going Merry Plastic Model Kit also include the figure of six member Straw Hat Pirates that is Luffy, Nami, Ussopp, Chopper, Zoro, and Sanji. Cannon, Rope ladder, Wooden Box, Barrel and even the orange trees will make this Going Merry Plastic Model Kit very complete. You can buy Going Merry Plastic Model Kit from Amazon.com

BUY One Piece Going Merry ship plastic model kit (click the link to buy)
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17 Jun 2011

Arakawa Under the Bridge Live Action Promo Video

Arakawa Under the Bridge Live Action Promo Video streamed by the Cinema Today website on its YouTube Channel. Arakawa Under the Bridge live action is adapted from Arakawa Under the Bridge manga by Hikaru Nakamura. Japanese actor and actress, Kento Hayashi and Mirei Kiritani will be act as Kou Ichinomiya and Nino.
The other cast are Shun Oguri as Village Chief, Takayuki Yamada as Hoshi, Nana Katase as Maria,Yu Shirota as Sister, Natsumi Abe as P-ko, Toru Tezuka as Shiro, Norihisa Hiranuma as Billy, Kurume Arisaka as Jacqueline, Eri Tokunaga as Stella, and Tarō Suruga as the Last Samurai.
Arakawa Under the Bridge Live Action television series will be released in July and for the film will be released on February 2012.

Arakawa Under the Bridge Live Action Promo Video

Source: ANN
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16 Jun 2011

Dantalian no Shoka Trailer Revealed

Dantalion no Shoka anime trailer revealed after the Kadokawa Anime Channel on YouTube began streaming the 147 second trailer. Dantalion no Shoka anime or known as Bibliotheca Mystica de Dantalian is an anime series that adapted from Dantalian no Shoka light novel series by Gakuto Mikumo.
The anime with genre mystery will be released in Japan on this summer exactly on July 15, this anime tells story about a young man in 1920s London meets a girl who handles the Bibliotheca Mystica de Dantalian, the forbidden books of demonic wisdom.

Dantalian no Shoka Trailer

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13 Jun 2011

Gundam Age Trailer Released

Trailer of Gundam Age Anime finally been released, so we can see more clearly, would "like what" the newest  series of gundam. In the trailer you can see character and mecha, after watch the first trailer of gundam age, I think I don't like the character, just like the character from classical anime. Gundam 00 is still better, but I'll still watch Gundam Age to see more of this anime.

Gundam Age Trailer

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10 Jun 2011

Gundam Age The New Gundam Anime Series

gundam age new gundam series

The new gundam anime series will be called Gundam Age and this anime will be released on Fall 2011. This information is came from the July issue of Shogakukan Corocoro Comic magazine whereas a few days ago, the official website of Gundam announce that a new work of gundam anime will be announced via live event on June 13 in Japan. On the event will be unveiled starts from the setting story, characters until the mecha.
Gundam Age is the new gundam series that has three main character that is the "father, child and descendant". The first main character is Furitto Asuno, who developed the Gundam AGE-1 mobile suit (humanoid mobile weapon) equipped with the AGE System (a self-adapting computer). The second main character is Asemu Asuno, Furitto's child. The third main character is Kio Asuno, Furitto's descendant who inherits the Gundam. The Gundam AGE-1 can be augmented as the Gundam AGE-1 Titus for more power, or as the Gundam AGE-1 Sparrow for more speed.
The manga version of Gundam Age will be serialized in CoroCoro magazine. For the further info about this new gundam series just wait on the June 13.

Source: 0taku, ANN, comixo
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8 Jun 2011

Tashigi POP Excellent Model One Piece

Tashigi POP Excellent Model Figure

Tashigi POP Excellent Model One Piece by MegaHouse has come to complete your One Piece action figure collection. In the One Piece anime and magna, Tashigi Ensign is a marine who serving under commodore Smoker. She is a swordsman just like Roronoa Zoro and she carry out a sword named meito Shigure.
The Tashigi POP Excellent Model One Piece show Tashigi with his sword and also when she wear his glasses, make him looks very cute. You can buy this PVC Excellent Model One Piece on Amazon.com

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6 Jun 2011

Top 10 Best Selling Manga in Japan 2011 First Half

Oricon has released the list for Top 10 best selling manga in Japan 2011 first half because now has entered the mid of 2011. The list is include sales from November 22, 2010 to May 22, 2011. The champion for the mid 2011 was achieved by One Piece manga. With this achievement for having sold 23,366,030 copies, very far to pursue other manga and seems will make one piece as Best Selling Manga in Japan 2011 like last year.

Top 10 Best Selling Manga in Japan 2011 First Half

  1. One Piece with 23,366,030 total copies.
  2. Gantz with 3,110,842 total copies.
  3. Naruto with  3,035,593 total copies.
  4. Shingeki no Kyojin with 2,613,851 total copies.
  5. Fairy Tail with 2,501,768 total copies.
  6. Bakuman with 2,471,448 total copies.
  7. Kimi ni Todoke with 2,421,162 total copies.
  8. Gintama with 2,332,551 total copies.
  9. Bleach with 1,980,234 total copies.
  10. Toriko #12 with 1,836,000 total copies.
Source: Oricon via ANN
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3 Jun 2011

Cowboybibimbop Summer 2011 Anime Chart Version 2

Summer 2011 Anime Chart Version 2 has been released by cowboybibimbop. In the summer 2011, I do not change my decision at the beginning, I should watch Air Gear: Kuro no Hane to Nemuri no Mori – Break on the Sky ~ Trick 3 (OAD) and for anime tv series I will watch Kamisama Dolls, Usagi Drop and maybe Nyanpire the Animation.

Cowboybibimbop Summer 2011 Anime Chart Version 2

Cowboybibimbop Summer 2011 Anime Chart Version 2
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1 Jun 2011

CoMix Wave & Makoto Shinkai English Official Facebook Page

CoMix Wave Films has been launched the english official Facebook fans page for anime production from CoMix Wave Films and Makoto Shinkai works such as 5 Centimeter per Second, The Place Promised in Our Early Days.
On the fans page you can watch the trailer of the latest Shinkai works, Children who Chase Lost Voices from Deep Below with English subtitles. If you are the fans of Makoto Shinkai works you should like CoMix Wave & Makoto Shinkai English Official Facebook Page.

Source: ANN
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27 May 2011

L'Arc en Ciel - Good Luck My Way PV

Good Luck My Way PV, a PV for new song from L'Arc en Ciel has been released. Good Luck My Way song is the official theme song for Fullmetal Alchemist the movie: The Sacred Star of Milos. With become an official theme song for Fullmetal Alchemist the movie: The Sacred Star of Milos, L'Arc en Ciel has contributed to the Fullmetal Alchemist Anime franchise for the fourth time after "Ready Steady Go" for FMA TV Series, "Link" and "Lost Heaven" for Fullmetal Alchemist the movie: Conqueror of Shamballa.

Good Luck My Way PV by L'Arc en Ciel 

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24 May 2011

Fullmetal Alchemist: The Scared Star of Milos New Trailer

Fullmetal Alchemist movie that titled Fullmetal Alchemist: The Scared Star of Milos get the new trailer. The official website of Fullmetal Alchemist: The Scared Star of Milos streaming the third set of tailers (in 90 second and 30 second version). This trailer set contain the first full trailer.
This newest FMA movie is scheduled to be released on July 2, 2011 in Japan.

Fullmetal Alchemist: The Scared Star of Milos Trailer 

Source: ANN
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22 May 2011

Fullmetal Alchemist iOS/ Web Browser Game Launched This Summer

This summer you can feel the sensation play Fullmetal Alchemist game on your web browser. This game adapted from Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood TV anime series. Funimation and video game developer Good Game Productions currently developing this game that will be titled Fullmetal Battle and you can play on the Android mobile operating systems and  iOS mobile operating system for iPod touch, iPad and iPhone. Also you can play on your web browser via Facebook.
Fullmetal Battle is a turn based role playing fighting game. Players able to design their own unique licensed alchemists and challenge characters from the Fullmetal Alchemist series. Also you can make a group for three versus three matches.

Source: ANN
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19 May 2011

Top 10 Best Pirate Comic Book by MTV Geek

Author of MTV Geek, Alex Zalben suggest 10 best pirate comic books for you to read while waiting for the release of Pirates of the Caribbean 4 that titled Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides on May 20, 2011. One of 10 best pirate comic books is Eiichiro Oda manga One Piece at the number 6. The rest of comic, I never read it even hear it except Fantastic Four. If you want to know review each of comic in the Top 10 Best Pirate Comic Book you can go to MTV Geek.

Here is the list of  Top 10 Best Pirate Comic Book
  1. Polly and the Pirates
  2. Fantastic Four #5
  3. Tales of The Black Freighter
  4. Terry and the Pirates
  5. Hawks of The Sea
  6. One Piece
  7. The Starjammers
  8. Nightcrawler
  9. Sea of Red
  10. The Pirates of Coney Island 
Source: MTV Geek
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14 May 2011

Blu-Ray and DVD Highschool of the Dead Complete Collection

Highschool of the Dead or also known as Gakuen Mokushiroku - Highschool of the Dead is an anime that adapted from manga by Satou Daisuke and illustrations by Satou Shouji with the same title. This anime first time aired in Japan television on July 5, 2010.

Genres: action, drama, horror, romance, thriller
Themes: Ecchi, fanservice, Gore, harem, zombies

Plot Summary: Takashi Komuro is a normal highschool boy, until an infection breaks out that turns people into zombie-like creatures. Along with his friends & the school nurse, they fight their way out and continue their journey to find out what exactly has happened to the world. (Source: ANN)

Now, you can pre-order Blu-Ray and DVD of Highschool of the Dead Complete Collection from Amazon.com.

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10 May 2011

Fate/Zero Get the First Trailer

Fate/Zero television anime series get the first PV (Promotional Video) or the trailer that can you see in the Fate/Zero official website. This television anime series which is prequel from Fate/Stay night, scheduled to be released on October 2011. The storyline of Fate/Zero takes place 10 years prior to the events of Fate/stay night, detailing the events of the 4th Holy Grail War in Fuyuki City.

Fate/Zero Trailer

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8 May 2011

Brook Excellent Model One Piece P.O.P "Strong Edition"

Brook Excellent Model One Piece P.O.P One Piece POP Brook Strong Edition

Brook is a skeleton that become a crew of Straw Hat Pirates and has talent as a musician and skillful swordsman. MegaHouse presented Brook Excellent Model One Piece P.O.P "Strong Edition" with height of over 300mm.
Brook Excellent Model One Piece P.O.P "Strong Edition" equipped with full accessories such as sword, hat and also with his long rifle. The head of brook also can be opened that makes this figure is unique. You can buy this One Piece Excellent Model Portrait of Pirates from Amazon.com.

Buy One Piece Excellent Model P.O.P ~STRONG EDITION~ Brooke 1/8 Scale PVC Figure (Click the link to buy)
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6 May 2011

Cowboybibimbop Summer 2011 Anime Chart v1

Summer 2011 is no longer, as usual cowboybibimbop create a visual guide / chart for upcoming anime. This time is summer 2011 anime season that airing June - August 2011. In the Summer 2011 Anime Chart v1 looks another anime that adapted from Marvel comics, for summer season is Blade. I do not know, whether it is worth to watching or not because I never watch anime that adapted from Marvel comics.
Summer 2011 anime season that I most waiting is Air Gear: Kuro no Hane to Nemuri no Mori – Break on the Sky ~ Trick 3 (OAD).

Cowboybibimbop Summer 2011 Anime Chart v1

Cowboybibimbop Summer 2011 Anime Chart v1

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3 May 2011

Cheap Eden of the East Anime Series Blu-ray from Amazon

Eden of the East Anime Series

Eden of the East is an anime series that popular enough when this anime aired in Japan on Spring 2009. This anime series also has three movie that is Eden of the East: The King of Eden (movie I), Eden of The East the Movie II: Paradise Lost, and Higashi no Eden Sōshū-hen Air Communication (compilation).

Plot Summary: On November 22, 2010 ten missiles strike Japan. However, this unprecedented terrorist act, later to be called as "Careless Monday," does not result in any apparent victims, and is soon forgotten by almost everyone. Then, 3 months later... Saki Morimi is a young woman currently in the United States of America on her graduation trip. But just when she is in front of the White House, Washington DC, she gets into trouble, and only the unexpected intervention of one of her fellow countrymen saves her. However, this man, who introduces himself as Akira Takizawa, is a complete mystery. He appears to have lost his memory. and he is stark naked, except for the gun he holds in one hand, and the mobile phone he's holding with the other hand. A phone that is charged with 8,200,000,000 yen in digital cash. (source:ANN)

Amazon offer great deal for Blu-ray of Eden of the East: The Complete Series, price for this blu-ray just $36.99 (you save $22.99 because the list price is $59.98). Hurry up order before stock runs out.

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