Anime & Manga

Anime & Manga

why world, why

on december 12th, the tenth film from the ‘one piece’ franchise was released in japanese theaters: ‘one piece: strong world’.  it had tons of promotions and hype, as it was the first one piece film to be written and directed by the creator himself: oda eichiro. i eagerly awaited its …

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Summer Wars: review

For the past decade, Hosoda Mamosu has proved himself to be a very capable director.  He debuted with a Digimon short film, ‘Digimon Adventure’, followed by a longer Digimon feature ‘Our War Game’.  I remember seeing both films in grade school and being captivated by their unique visual style.  I’ve …

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Evangelion 2.22: Review

The year of 2007 fulfilled every fan-boy’s dreams with an announcement that a remake would be made of the epic saga known as Neon Genesis Evangelion.  Things could not have sounded better: the creator of the series, Hideaki Anno, would reprise his role after more than a decade to direct …

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K-ON!: Review

After surveying all the titles, I came across one I heard of: ‘K-ON!’.  There was a big buzz around it when it came out, so I figured I couldn’t go wrong with this one.  It follows a group of girls united by a music club, and presents the trials of …

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hisashiburi.

it’s been a while since i’ve been enamored with an anime series.  the last series i’ve kept up with was Minami-ke season 2: Okaeri, which aired early 2009.  since then i’ve only watched the two Evangelion films that had come out, not looking at any new titles. it’s been a …

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members confirmed for Anime Expo 2010

it seems that the AKB48 members flying overseas to perform at Anime Expo 2010 have been listed. maeda atsuko, takahashi minami, kojima haruna, takajyo aki, sashihara rino, maeda ami and kuramochi asuka from team A. akimoto sayaka, yuko oshima, miyazawa sae, minegishi minami, ono erena, itano tomomi, moeno nito and …

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little miss wallflower gets a single

akb’s youngest member, oku manami of team b(formerly team k), was said to be potential ace-girl material by the producer aki-p.  whether she’s being groomed to become one or not is in question because she hasn’t been getting a lot of attention lately.  maybe a few years down the line, …

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team dragon unit revealed and preview!

there was an announcement two weeks ago that a sub-unit of akb members(forming ‘team dragon’) would sing the ending theme song of anime Dragonball Kai.  the only member revealed with the announcement was takahashi minami. now, all the members of team dragon are revealed!  …with the picture above i’ve already …

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