⚫ Shikurai Chiyomaru, the representative for visual novel company 5pb (which collaborated with Nitro+ to create Steins;Gate and Chaos;Head) posted about the upcoming Steins;Gate TV-anime production on twitter saying that it has the quality of a movie and that it “isn’t just a one-cour (season) anime”. But he clarified afterward that he hadn’t said it was a 2-cour series.. OVAs? source
⚫ Japanese TV program, CDTV featured the new Keion character song singles in the 10th, 9th and 6th rankings! source
⚫ The Best Figure Awards 2011 (http://www.befa-awards.com/) are about to begin!
⚫ Animator Sushio, who I profiled awhile ago (link) posted pictures of some of the drawings on the walls of the old GAINAX building (they’re moving to a new site) http://p.twipple.jp/BGNJy . This was a few days ago, but I thought it was still worth sharing.
⚫ The famous Gundam Cafe was pretty crowded today apparently (not that it’s unusual). Check out the pic if you haven’t seen the snappy entrance. #1
⚫ So this week’s Infinite Stratos scored 1.1% in the ratings and Yumekui Merry.. 0.4% (both aired on TBS the same night). 1.1% is reasonable for a late-night anime, but 0.4% is obviously on the low side, even if it slightly later). This doesn’t bode well for Merry. It’s a shame because I think it’s the better anime. source