Daily Intake 07.02.11

⚫ A new Precure series has began (screencaps), right on the back of Heartcatch Precure’s big finale! The title of the latest entry in the popular and enduring magical girl franchise is Suite Precure, and is directed by Munehisa Saka, with character designs by Akira Takahashi. Yoshihiko Umakoshi will be missed as the character designer…

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Daily Intake 05.02.11

⚫ A summary of the store gifts that purchases will get for buying BD volumes 1-3 of Infinite Stratos here. Most of them are tapestries with original illustrations but the last two are telephone cards. By the way, IS has also reached 4th in the Amazon preorder rankings. I’m happy for the new studio, 8-bit…

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Daily Update 02.02.11

⚫ There’s some debate over whether Yamakan’s new twitter account is an imposter or the man himself. He previously closed his twitter account, and, as I’ve discussed in previous posts, just recently closed his blog after getting frustrated with some comments regarding his retirement pledge. This makes it seem strange that he would open a…

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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 28.01.11

⚫ Houkago no Pleiades will be in 4 episodes for a total of 25 minutes length and will be shown on youtube in HD! #1 ⚫ Nyantype magazine March issue is out! View a compilation of all this month’s posters here! Then there’s the Megami magazine posters compiled here. It’s always fun to pit them…

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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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Daily Intake 23.01.11

⚫ The release of Index II volume 1 contained a Ika Musume parody in the Index-tan omake segment, and the staff and production committee for Ika Musume were apparently surprised to hear of it. It seems that it was a parody done without consent. source ⚫ Anime Announcement: Gokichya!! – based on a manga featuring…

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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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A Week in Otaku News 1 – 100% tsun

A visual guide to the week in anime/otaku news and distractions! Hopefully this new post format is useful and fun for people. It was a pretty interesting week in the otaku-verse, with lots of anime adaptation announcements (including more movies announcements), and of course, a good supply of high-quality ero pictures from the monthly magazines,…

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