Category Archives: News

NAGI FIGURE COMING SOON TO AN ONLINE HOBBY SHOP NEAR YOU

Shingo brought this to my attention via IRC, so I figured I’d bring it to the attention of my like-minded readers as well! A Sanzenin Nagi figure is coming out in August, and it can be yours for the low, … Continue reading

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Tsutomu Miyazaki finally executed

So apparently they finally killed that sick motherfucker. It’s so weird hearing this now, considering he killed those girls something like 20 years ago. I guess the justice system takes its time, huh?

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Comic Site Rant: Watashi Rashiku

Original Post I really like how this comic came together. Everything from the lineart, to the colouring, to the backgrounds looks almost exactly as planned. I’m sure there are rough patches here and there, but I really like this one. … Continue reading

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I am so surprised that PiQ died

Via Patrick Macias via this person Really, how many issues was that? Like, two? Seriously, TWO? Did this magazine not even last as long as Flux??? I wonder what they’re going to do about all those Newtype USA subscribers. They … Continue reading

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TAKE COVER: BOKUSATSU TENSHI DOKURO-CHAN IS LICENSED

I didn’t think it was possible, but it’s happened– Dokuro-chan will be getting a US release. And some people think the US anime industry is dead. I’ll buy this if it’s released on one sexy volume for a decent price. … Continue reading

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Murders in Akihabara

http://patrickmacias.blogs.com/er/2008/06/date-waru-zoku.html http://2chan.us/wordpress/2008/06/08/14-people-stabbed-in-akihabara/ http://www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/asiapcf/06/08/japan.stabbing.spree/index.html You’ve probably already heard about this, but I figured I’d spread the word some more. Man, Akiba seems to be heading down the tubes. I hope by the time I make it over there it would have … Continue reading

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Comic Site Rant: Motto SPARKING NOW! Tsuyoku TOUGH na HEART

Original Post This comic had two possible outcomes: 1) Rets cursing Kurenai for being a lucky bastard or 2) Rets saluting him. I decided to go with 2), since getting a young girl to kiss you on her own accord … Continue reading

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OH NO

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Comic Site Rant: Nagato, Nagato! Nagato, Nagato!

Original Post Looking back through the archives, I noticed that I hadn’t even so much as touched upon the issue that is Rosario + Vampire. To atone for this grievous sin, here is a comic which more or less sums … Continue reading

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More Haruhi 2 News

So I guess we’ll learn more about Haruhi 2 in July Newtype according to June Newtype. Sauce: Zepy

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