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Archive for 2006/10


Gratitude and Violent Fornication

These are what I owe dheu, for her generous contribution to our “keep NHRV alive, we need $95” campaign.

Suiseiseki has won Saimoe 2006

Rozen Maiden: Träumend‘s Suiseiseki is this year’s Anime Saimoe Tournament champion after beating Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A’s Fate Testarrosa in a hard fought final, 2306 votes to 2239. This year’s Saimoe lasted over three months and involved 289 qualifiers from a large number of series. For a complete wrap-up of all results during the […]

Happy birthday, Kuma

‘Tis Kuma’s 21st birthday today, so, to celebrate we have a review from the birthday boy: Jigoku Shoujo, as well as a review of the popular mahou shoujo outing, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha. Enjoy, and best wishes to Kuma.

Content, that is what I desire!

Zero no Tsukaima was a pleasing surprise, but Moi dix Mois‘s Nocturnal Opera was a horrid shock; or so our reviewers have concluded. One lacks content, one has content! Juxtapositions, ahh, life is intriguing.

New reviews!

Today we’ve got two live action reviews for you: an adaptation of the popular baseball manga, H2 ~ Kimi to itahibi, and the mystery drama A Sleeping Forest which will mentally prepare you for Halloween! Enjoy, and Happy Monday! And in manga and anime news today: Three Tokyopop manga series slated to become live action […]

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