Daily Intake 06.02.11

⚫ Looks like there have been a number of changes to the Madoka Magica OP animation. The changes are mostly quite subtle (some of them almost undetectable) but do make for higher-quality visuals. Check them out here (I like the way this website visualised the differences too). ⚫ So, this year’s Wonder Festival (Wonfes) went…

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Fractale 03: Notes + Gallery

I’m thankful that the Fractale production committee reconsidered their takedown of Funimation’s simulcast for this anime, because it meant I could chuck out my boycott of the anime and start watching it again, and it just so happens that I’ve wound up really loving it too! Fractale is well on its way to being the…

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Daily Intake 29.01.11

⚫ Anime announcement: Hontou ni atta! Reibai-sensei is getting a TV anime starting this spring. It’s a 4koma manga series published in Monthly Shounen Rival about a teacher versed in the occult who can speak with the dead. Seems like it could be fun, and I quite like the character designs. #1 ⚫ The shock…

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Daily Intake 24.01.11

⚫ A couple of vehicles that have been done up with huge anime advertisements have been spotted around Akihabara over the last couple of days. There’s a bus with Index II on one side and OreImo on the other (just the latest in a long line of promotional collaboration stunts between these two anime). It…

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Fractale: For Japanese Eyes Only

As you may have heard, the production committee for the currently-airing TV-anime, Fractale have done something very stupid. Fractale was an anime with a lot of promise and an interesting staff. With its goal of not pandering to otaku, and providing an accessible story for new audiences, it had good potential to be marketed overseas.…

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A Week in Otaku News 5 – MASSUGU GO!

A visual guide to the week in anime/otaku news and distractions! Hopefully this new post format is useful and fun for people. Please comment to share your thoughts, observations, additions, corrections, et cetera! Let’s get a discussion going! I really want to know what people think of this post format, so I’m encouraged to continue…

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A Week in Otaku News 2 – Prepare for Third Impact

A visual guide to the week in anime/otaku news and distractions! Hopefully this new post format is useful and fun for people. Please comment to share your thoughts, observations, additions, corrections, et cetera! Let’s get a discussion going! I really want to know what people think of this post format, so I’m encouraged to continue…

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