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Im not going to go into the fact he is a ninja that wears bright orange 0_o. It,s not even the fact that he shouts everywhere he goes….Or that he always manages to turn his enemy into his friends with words about how painful his little emo life was. No it is how he treats the woman that just admitted she loved him and saved him from death, only to have the sh!t kicked out of her…So lets get this right Hinata jumps into a fight where she is obviously over powered to save the little turds ass. And after all the fighting and the saving of lives he comes back and ignores her. I mean wtf now as you can guess im not the biggest Naruto fan and but I like the characters bar dumbto. Hinata has gone and laid her heart out only to be ignored, I mean that was a hell of a thing she did to step in like that and save him and NO ONE has mentioned it. Im sorry am I the only person that thinks that the writing in Naruto is BS at the moment…. From chapter 138 up to recent its just been weak. Sorry about the rant but I just mean come on will someone please step in and smack this non big mouth ninja around for the good of all ninjas!

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  Vertical Vednesday Chapter 3 - Yanki doodle Dandy  

  What do Yanki and Yankees have in common? Clearly there is a collective sense of passion for community and brotherhood that cannot be measured by numerical means. Many Japanese Yanki and 18th Century American patriots also have been known for their hair as much as their willingness to take to arms…But that is where the similarities end.  

  Modern day Yanki are a mix of old-skool rebel charm and toughness wrapped in hip-hop threads and punk rock bling. Being a Yanki is as much about the attitude as it is the outfit, and after being sent to reform school by PTAs and mass media for more than a decade these fictional thugs for life are once again taking the J-Pop scene by storm. 

  In the latest edition of Vertical Vednesday our Japanese pop-culture themed book club will carefully take on the world of Yanki in manga, prose and film. From the bad boys of Be-Bop High School to Hiroshi Takahashi`s modern day rebels without a clue, Yanki have repeatedly shown why nice guys always finish last. 


  Books Kinokuniya New York, 1073 Avenue of the Americas 

  Date: June 24, 2009 (Wednesday), 6:30-8:00~ 

  Drinks and snacks will be provided.

  Please RSVP by emailing 

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I was sat in the corridoor of college, waiting for someone to let me into the room when suddenly, the door opened...





 Cleaner:  GRRRR




Harkin: ITS A TRAP


Cleaner: AHRLY


 Cleaner: ORLY


Cleaner:  ORLY

 then i banged her out
 and i said KEHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH, and Mr popo appeared and had a lightsaber battle with Ghost Nappa, Trippiest day of my life

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I think I'd definitely be Prince Zuko's Grandfather Iroh or something.

His strength is just incredible, and he's very wise if you actually understand the riddles he talks in. Plus, that Lightning attack he created it just the shizzle!
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(Crossposted from NikoScream)

Admittedly, I didn’t care for Tomica Hero Rescue Force when it first started in 2008. I watched the promo video and the first episode and was done. The rescue team theme seemed too gimmicky, and the show seemed to hammer us with promoting the toys (more so than usual). So why did I watch the 2008 Rescue Force movie? Combination of continual praises I’ve heard and a guest role by Hiroshi Fujioka (the original Kamen Rider 1). And how did that go?

Well, I may have to give the series another try.

The movie really has two parts. There’s the main movie, Tomica Hero Rescue Force Explosive Movie: Rescue the Mach Train!, and before that, there’s the comedic 15-minute bit Explosive Run! Tomica Hero Grand Prix. The Rescue Force team competes in a race sanctioned by the United Fire-Defense Force to see who’s the fastest. Along the way, Neo Terror (or Thera. I’ve seen it either way) butts in and joins the race. It’s not quite as wacky as Wacky Races, but it made me chuckle a bit.

Rescue the Mach Train! is about the Rescue Force’s efforts to stop a hijacked global train from colliding at the end of its line, causing a massive explosion in a major town that could kill millions, including those on the train. Along the way, there’s plenty of action as Rescue Force battles Neo Terror minions who try to stop them.

The plot is fairly captivating. While the danger could be enough for the feature film, a couple of Rescue Force team members and a new friend getting caught up in make it somewhat personal for the team and increases the suspense. Neo Terror also sends plenty of opposition along the way, giving Rescue Force a good fight or two. Well, not so much Rescue Force as much as just R1 and R2.

Rei and Juri, R3 and R4 respectively, are two victims of circumstance in this film, and that unfortunately sidelines them from major action. I find it odd that the two female members miss out on all the action other than evacuating civilians and tending wounds. I don’t know if it’s like this in the series, R3 and R4 operating more in a support role to the male R1 and R2, or if R1 and R2 are supposed to fulfill a more combative role, but it just seemed kind of off balance. Especially considering R3 beat all of them in a sparring match at the beginning. Both R3 and R4 seem capable of action. Maybe they just got the short straw this time and I’m just reading too much into it.

Hikaru and Kyousuke, R1 and R2 respectively, handle most of the fighting and foot work, with a little help from R5/team captain Eiji Ishiguro and the new R0. They range from fighting to vehicle driving to train jumping, and all together, they seem pretty up to the challenge.

The new toys, I mean tools, are out in full force. The movie introduces us to the Rescue Diver, which seems to be a flying drill tank (instead of some aquatic vehicle that actually, oh I don’t know, dives). The Rescue Diver combines with Rescue Striker for not one, but two new forms. There’s also the debut of the Zero Fire, R0’s Rescue Vehicle carrier, coming with its own set of Rescue Riser, Shovel, Drill, Turbo and Dozer. R0 also has his own personal Core Striker Fire and new weapon Rescue Zamber, which changes forms between a javelin and a pick ax. Confused? Like I said, Rescue Force is a big toy commercial, which isn’t new. However, it feels like it’s overloading its audience with too many new toys.

And of course, we have the movie’s true star: Hiroshi Fujioka, better known as Kamen Rider 1. In this, however, he’s R0, a previously unknown member of Rescue Force. Might as well be Kamen Rider 1 given how much he shows up the Rescue Force team. He even refers to them as “youngsters.” When out of his R0 gear, Fujioka dresses in style by sporting a nice black suit and hat.

There’s a small subplot with a girl named Miyuki who wants to be a dancer. By small, I mean she’s just there to fill the role of the innocent needing not only help but also inspiration from the heroes to pursue her dream. She’s also a good reason for the dance number at the beginning and end.

To wrap it up, Rescue the Mach Train! is a decent movie. Its strengths come from a suspenseful danger, plenty of action and a well-done new character with Hiroshi Fujioka. Its shortcomings mostly come from shortchanging its female Rescue Force team members and saturating itself with new toys. Even if you never got into the series, you may enjoy the movie. Add to that the amusing Grand Prix short. With both parts together clocking in at just under an hour and 20 minutes, it’s worth your time to check it out.

Little side note: Some characters from Madan Senki Ryukendo make cameo appearances. I’ve only seen one episode of Ryukendo, but if you’ve seen the series and enjoyed it, keep your eyes open.

Liked the review? If so, please digg. If not, please respond with constructive feedback.

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I am Bender Bending Rodríguez,

Bending unit 22, Hecho en Mexico, And You Can Bite My Shiny Metal Ass!

AirBender must be that prototype from my Nike contract that went south after they found out I was using antigravity to cheat.
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Ok duders,

Dave's been wanting me to implement this for awhile now --- and I finally got around to doing it today (as step 1 in my attempt to get some nice topic moval (sp) tools in place for the mods (yay!))....

And its a really simple tool -- just had to take a little bit of time to tweak our auto-completer to accept a new argument that would allow us to limit its result set to a single item.

Anyway, now when you go to start a new topic on the site (from the forums home page), you click the new 'Specific Page' link to search for and attach to whatever forum you want to on the site (instead of just the default ones listed in the dropdown):

now becomes:

If you see any bugs with this -- or with the auto-completer anywhere else on the site -- please let me know. Thanks guys - enjoys!
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Didn't even notice this until jlrm01 pointed it out to me. I need to read my friends' blogs more often.

Seems a bit melodramatic. Although I do agree that staff priorities seem to be misplaced, his method just seems wrong to me. What's the point if you're not going to be here any more?

I myself have had only minor difficulties contacting staff about issues, but even then there's so much stuff that can't be handled through PMs. I once messaged Jeff for clarification on something and never got a response. But when I messaged Jeff and Brad about other things, I got quick responses. It does work sometimes, but it's inconsistent. Even Gia has tried and failed to contact Jeff.

Snide does have a point about the small staff of course. But that's why the mods should be given additional powers. And instead of unimportant stuff like trivia, achievement tracking, the "improved" image editor, battles, and other crap, the staff should be working on more important stuff. A revision and rollback system for the wiki. The ability to move topics to forums outside the main ones. More powers for wiki moderators. Those are things that should be priorities. Yes, there are other things that are constantly being requested, but these are the things that would most benefit the community. Not just on Giant Bomb, but on Comic Vine and Anime Vice as well.
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                                 us                                   maggnoriyions won arazona desert year 2001

                                    ground battle lost


                                                us won air battle over area 51 year 2001


                    us and british troops fight Maggnoriyion ground troops in Europe some were


              us attacks Maggnoriyion hidden base on unkown island year 1999

all videos were were recorded by us marins without atharization fron there goverment and were put on internet to show the world, the soilgers were later charged with treasion and were sent to military prision for the remander of there lives.
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There are some good things to have happen since Misawa's death, despite NHK's issues of covering the aftermath.

You may have heard that Saito, the wrestler that was part of the accident that took Misawa's life, has had death threats made to him and his house partly torched. He is under suicide watch and I hope he makes it through really.

But the Japanese Diet has worked fast - first on a cause that was close to Misawa - Organ Donation. The Diet passed the new bill and now removes the age requirement. 

The second upcoming bill now working through the lower house, deals with Sports in Japan overall. Their asking for a mandatory retirement age, a doctor in every sporting event (your surprised? Don't be.) and possible testing for steroids and such (but thats a major contentious issue).

Much has been said about the Censorship issues, and what not. But it is the fight game and the struggle that makes anime and not the design ascetics (which Huluwood loves to death) and the sexual perfidy (which first brought the game to US but didn't not complete the transition to semi mainstream fame with Pokemon and the like) And you cant have modern anime without the Fight Game From MMA to Purosesu and Boxing (which is one and same Genre in Japan). 

For all the bad things that are going down, at least there are some good things that will come out of it.
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Anime Network Online Expands Service



Over 300 Hours of Anime Available Via the Internet

HOUSTON, TX – June 22, 2009 – Today Anime Network, America’s #1 Anime Channel, formally launched its new online player at Anime Network’s new online service includes over 40 hours of free content as well as a premium package that gives users unlimited access to more than 300 hours of anime, live action films, and J-rock videos. 

Every week Anime Network Online refreshes its English-dubbed and English-subtitled programming with new episodes from hit series like Clannad and Princess Resurrection as well as modern classics like Azumanga Daioh and Elfen Lied. 

Anime Network Online is also expanding its High Def offerings with everything from the high-octane actioner Appleseed to the art house favorite Place Promised In Our Early Days. Content available in High Def format is delivered in a 720p H.264 encode, providing a crisp, clear picture comparable to digital cable. 

HD content is just one of the benefits of Premium Membership with Anime Network Online, which costs just $6.95 per month. Three month packages are available for just $18.95, and an annual subscription costs just $69.95. 

Anime Network recently added hundreds of hours of new anime programming to its library and is adding hundreds more in the months to come, including new shows never before available in North America on broadcast or DVD. Meanwhile fans are encouraged to test out the new online player and the network’s extensive library by registering at Registration is free and can be upgraded to a Premium Membership at any time.

About Anime Network

Anime Network is America’s #1 Anime Channel, reaching more than 42 million cable and satellite households with thousands of hours of exciting, eye-catching serialized programming. Launched in North America in late 2002, Anime Network is the nation’s top video-on-demand (VOD) offering. Complementing its cable service, Anime Network Online brings over 300 hours of network programming to the internet. For more information, visit

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I played the game at my local gameworks a couple of days ago and I wasn't that good of a game.  I been posting alot about this game on my blog site for awhile now and I been wanting to play this game and better be careful what I ask for because I got it.  First of all the game is very easy to play.  I was doing 10 to 13 hit combo right off the bat.  I pretty average fighting player and I know I can do that many combos in any other game desides Killer instinct and that game is nothing but combos.

The game is really unblanced.  You could beat it with Ryu if you wanted to.  I played has Chi-li and Ken Washio.  I wanted someone to take the game from me and start playing it and I had no takers.  My brother play me and he stop playing after 10 minutes and he let me beat him.

I hope when this game comes out here that it's a 20 dollor game.  I wouldn't pay a cent more for this game.

Next time Capcom try to parter with a anime company to do a fighting game try anime company like AIC or Clamp.  Hell at this time I wouldn't even mind if you brought over Namco x Capcom to home console market in the United States.   It only has four buttoms to play with has well.  Every fighting game now days has at lest six buttoms.

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Here's mine you can make one too.
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Hi, if you are watching this, this is my profile. I am Caio Trubat, from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I am a very great fan of Bleach, Dragon Ball (and of course, i was sick of watching that goddamned movie, WTF! How could they let create that piece of shit movie?). I am 17 year-old, but also likes old manga such Hokuto no Ken, JoJo Bizarre Adventure and Devilman. I just don't like Sant Seiya, it is just to silly,  not counting here in Brazil it is called Knights of the Zodiac. Also i write and draw a doujinshi called something in english just as ''swimning on blood", is a vampire-themed history, something like mixed with Dragon Ball and Naruto with Hellsing and Trinity Blood. I know it is weird and don't sound original but is not just me who write the history but mu friends also help me, and is funny. The history is like uh, in a apocalyptic world where a vampire is the hero of the history and must fight through  a army of wizards and witches and stuff, to save his girlfriend.

 I know it just appear silly but i have been writing thi story since 2005 til now and i already created about 200 chapters, and evolved from the description seen above to a much bigger story and everyone likes to play a role: the protagonist, a vampire called Calic lives in a world devastated by a nuclear war, and criminal gangs take over the cities. Unlike the traditional legends, he is not affected by crosses, sunlight, stakes or garlic, neither turn into bats or stuff like that, but still, he has pointy teeth, red eyes, is super-strong, speedy, immortal and, u know, undeaaaaaad... He has a girlfriend called Ryoka, and friends like Will, a super-strong martial artist, Raphael, a mutant wiht shape-shifting abilities, Daniele, a skilled female assassin and others. However, a enemy appears, his name is Hamon, he is a vampire himself but much more powerful than Calic he kidnapp Ryoka intendin to turn her into his undead bride and escapes with her.
 Calic fights with Hamon and defeat him but he later has to turn Ryoka in a vampire. Hamon returns and this time he murders Calic (WTF, he is not suposed to die, he is not the hero?) when he shields Ryoka, Will and his friends from Hamon' attack, killing him but not before entrusting his will to defeat the villain. Will trains harder under Master Moses, a skilled in assassination martial arts, teaching several moves and how to overcome the vampire. Will and his friends later encounter Hamon but has to fight against the monsters summoned by Hamon. They are all defeated but when about to finish off the heroes Calic return (Amazing!), he spent nearly a month trying to escape underworld and return to the living world on his own and resumes his revenge against Hamon,ending in Hamon's defeat. And the heroes return to home but Hamon ins indeed alive and waiting to have his revenge.

 The heroes also fight against a powerful martial artist called Shoush, an unbeatable enemy, even Master Moses is frightned by his fighting style. He join forces with Hamon and they became really awesome duo, pwning every one in their way. Calic defeats them with the help of his father Bardock, also a vampire . After the villains defeat, Calic is arrested by the law enforcements (they re crooked) for he being a vampire. He is sentenced to be left for dead in a maze filled with monsters and other people wanting to kill him for kicks. He beat the hell out of them while protecting a boy happeing to be a NOOB! called Douggie. Despite having no guts to fight and very low power level, he is stated to be either the savior or destroyer of the world, and Calic must protect him and take him to Bardock and Moses to train Douggie and become stronger.

The story was created for our own, and mey not please many critics but screw them, i dont need to hear how i must direct the whole play. So you see, everyone has creativity is just the way you have to use it to comprehend. I hope to contiunuing in the story

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JUNE 29th!
June 19, 2009 (Cypress, CA) –Bandai Entertainment Inc., in a license with Starz Media,
announced the return of Gundam 00 to SCI FI Channel on June 29th on the “Ani-Monday” block,
which features leading programming from Manga Entertainment, a division of Starz Media. Two
episodes will air each week during a 13 week run.
“It’s great to be working with Starz Media and SCI FI Channel on the second season of Gundam
00 to US television. The second season really builds to a great climax” said Ken Iyadomi,
President of Bandai Entertainment Inc.
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 is the latest installment in the long running franchise and takes place in
the year 2307 A.D. When fossil fuels have been completely depleted and humanity has turned to
solar energy to maintain its way of life, the controlling nations of the solar power find themselves
at war with more impoverished countries and threats to the “promised land of God” lead to the
formation of a group called the Celestial Being, whose purpose is to end war and unite humanity
through the use of four Gundam mech. The second season picks up the action four years later
when a peace-keeping force called “A-Laws” has risen to power posing new challenges for
Celestial Being. The series is directed by Seiji Mizushima whose past credits as a director and

storyboard artist include Fullmetal Alchemist, Evangelion, and Appleseed: Ex Machina.

For more information visit

About Bandai Entertainment Inc.
Bandai Entertainment Inc. is a subsidiary of Namco Bandai Holdings (USA) Inc. and the premier
distributor of Japanese animation on DVD and programming for television broadcast in North
America. Titles include Code Geass Lelouch of Rebellion, Gurren Lagaan, The Melancholy of
Haruhi Suzumiya, Cowboy Bebop, Outlaw Star, Escaflowne, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone

Complex, Gundam Seed Destiny, My Hime, and many more.

About SCI FI Channel
SCI FI Channel is a television network that fuels the imagination of viewers with original series
and events, blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming, as well as a
dynamic Web site ( Launched in 1992, and currently in 95 million homes, SCI
FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment

companies. SCI FI will become Syfy on July 7, 2009.

About Starz Media
Starz Media, LLC, is a programming production and distribution company operating worldwide.
It includes the Film Roman, Anchor Bay Entertainment, and Manga Entertainment brands. Its
units create animated and live-action programming -- including theatrical films -- and
programming created under contract for other media companies. It distributes that programming,
and programming acquired from outside producers, through home video retailers, theaters,
broadcasters, ad supported and premium television channels, and Internet and wireless video
distributors in the US and internationally. Starz Media ( is an operating
unit of Starz, LLC, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation, and is
attributed to Liberty Capital Group, a tracking stock group of Liberty Media Corporation.

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