The Anime Beat
Simply put, if you’re ready for a fetishistic and voyeuristic good time, then grab a copy of Master of The Martial Heats. It’s like a great beer commercial for cable TV. Nothing but hot babes bouncing around with each other.
The no holds barred, post-apocalyptic fight saga togainu no chi ~Bloody Curs~ kicks its way onto the Anime News Network screen this October.
If you’re up for a little “green” vengeance, and have a taste for ika, then Squid Girl might just be the anime for you. Long story short, don’t pollute or ink and tentacles are coming for you!
The inaugural MAX event in Los Angeles is almost here. Set to take place at Club Nokia, I think I can smell the success brewing.
Anime Expo Los Angeles and the new - maybe even controversial - MAX event are coming soon. This should be an interesting July.
Featuring 2-D anime-style game play, high-impact weaponry, multiple levels, and remote play capability, this collection will satisfy your shooter game fix! Hell, you can even take snapshots of your gaming action and post it on YouTube.
Based on the work of novelist Kotaro Isaka, Osuga’s adaptation brilliantly captures the tense mystery enveloping this teenage drama.
Attention aspiring film makers and writers. Here is your chance to put your creative talents to work. The grand prize: your work will be debuted at the world premiere of Kai-Ki: Tales of Terror From Tokyo at Club Nokia on July 1, 2010.
Initial D is the pace car of my nightmares. Slow, slow, slow! Seriously, I couldn’t even finish it. And for a racing series, that’s rather ironic, right?
The J-Pop/J-Rock presence at the Los Angeles Anime Expo continues to grow. Yes, Mano Erina will be attending the world premiere screening of her first film Kai-Ki: Tales of Terror from Tokyo. She will also be performing.
Naruto Shippuden is, thus far, a compelling evolution of the Naruto saga. The great action to which we’ve grown accustom is still there, but the maturing cast and their growing lives bring a much needed balance to years of inconsequential combat.
Giant Killing did have a high profile at this year’s Tokyo Anime Fair. The buzz was humming around this new soccer-centric series. I think it’s definitely worth a look!
To help celebrate the preview of the Cross Game manga series, Viz is now also streaming the anime version on vizanime.com.
J-Rock fans get excited. X Japan is definitely making its presence known in the US. Here is the latest from Bam! PR.
Attention Fullmetal Alchemist fans! This is your chance to win a free trip to Comic-Con International 2010. Here are the details straight from FUNimation. Read carefully.