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Hey,guys um i am from the vine.I am TheDominceofCybernetics (Correct:TheDominanceofCybernetics).So I am new to the vice.Well I will be doing some rpg's.So see ya.Oh anyone up for a quick battle?
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Check out this cool you-tube video i stumbled ac cross it's actual a game.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GR3ywoc2Cp4&feature=channel_page
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Good news everyone. Power Rangers will continue to air as usual, so it seems.

How is this actually news? I’ve been meaning to type up a post about the “supposed” end of Power Rangers, brought on by this New Zealand article about PR’s last season to shoot at its home since 2003 when Power Rangers Ninja Storm began filming in NZ instead of US.

Now, it seems I’ve lucked out. According to a Bandai press release Henshin Justice picked up a week ago, PR still lives on!!!

Given, this is a Bandai press release, and I often suspect some amount of communication discrepancy between Bandai and PR parent company Disney, as shown in Bandai of America’s Power Rangers TCG having names not matching the series. Still, I believe this is close as we’ll get, as Disney has been pretty tight lipped about the recent season.

Either way though, Power Rangers RPM has been doing pretty decent, quality wise. The opening episodes really suprised me with how good they actually were, a far cry from the mind-liquifying stupidity of Operation Overdrive just two seasons prior.

Now, how will Disney actually adapt Shinkenger?

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Hey guys,

Quick heads up as to what the engineers have been working on the past week or so.

Dave: Completely re-styled ComicVine and it looks absolutely amazing. He's going to take some time now and give AnimeVice the new GB treatment as well. On the side, he'll be helping me fix lists -- any ideas on what you guys want to see out of the list feature, pls send them our way!

Andy: New back-end queuing and messaging system..... this will allows us to do a lot the heavy lifting in outside processes - hopefully speeding up performance across the sites.  He's also been improving the API for our new iPhone app while simultaneously de-bugging my bullshit.

Ethan: Upgraded our javascript framework to work w/ the newest version of mootools.... ninja'd up the rest of the image editing tools (how fucking sick is that shit -- ethan is the damn man when it comes to js -- I'm constantly impressed with what he's doing on that side of things.

Sean: Upgraded all of our code to work w/ the newest Django release. Something we've been putting off for awhile, but its nice to be close to trunk. Aside from that, I've been working with Dave on ComicVine and I'm currently re-working our private message system.... there's a few bugs that are completely crapping out ComicVine (there's just more data over there) -- so we've actually had to take pms down until we get this fix out..... which is actually what I should be doing right now. BACK TO WORK!

Good days :)
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So, my Sheryl wig arrived today. (Okay, okay, I went to the UPS store and picked it up today, it came a couple of days ago.)
It's a pretty awesome wig, and combined with a wig cap it's pretty easy to stick on, but...well, my eyebrows are so dark they stick out like CRAZY. Am considering a light light bleaching of them...the trick being finding that fine line where they're lightened enough not to stick out so much, but not so light that they look weird with my normal hair when I'm NOT wearing the wig =p

Wish me luck with that. (And you cosplayers, if you have tips, do let me know. And yes, I know I have to be very very careful dying eyebrows, etc; I've worked with bleach before.) :D

On second thought-- Sheryl's bangs go straight across, so Arika might be able to trim them to just the right length so I can see but my eyebrows are covered...? Will consult on Sunday!
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Statue Name: Autumn Beauty – Jessica Chobot J!NX Edition

Producer: Symbiote Studios

Price: $39.99


Being as I am a figure/statue newbie, I really had no idea what I was getting into with the Jessica Chobot figure from Symbiote Studios. Now before I get into the review itself I feel like there is a need to establish...who is Jessica Chobot? She is an editor and blogger for entertainment property IGN. She also does a significant amount of “geek” modeling for companies such as J!NX. You may also know her for the PSP licking picture, which is how she got to be where she is today.


 


Now that we've established that, why is she getting her own figure? Well for one, she's an attractive woman and she is known to be an anime fan. She has her hands in the production of this statue so we see a definite anime style in it with the eyes, hair and loli fang.




The statue is very solid and around ten inches high coming in at about four pounds. Their site calls it a statue and it is shown in the build quality as it feels very well made and upon closer inspection looks nearly flawless. The design is really well done and the proportions are nice and not exaggerated too much. The color is even throughout and although Colette Bennett (over at Tomopop) had an issue with her's with a small paint issue on the hand, the one I received did not have any issues.




As a hardcore gamer myself I really can appreciate the nice little touches with the Xbox 360 controller and there is some geeky items in the game boxes with “Extreme Ninja Fighting” and “Pirates FTW!” allowing the figure to take the middle ground in the long standing Pirates vs. Ninjas debate. For the otaku / Japan enthusiast there is some wasabi chips at her feet along with some soda, these items are all firmly in the base so you won't be able to play with them or lose them anytime soon.




The small of the back includes the “tramp stamp” tattoo, which I have no idea if the real living version Jessica Chobot actually has. The shirt is also adorned with the J!NX logo, which I didn't particularly mind since I am a fan of the company but this may turn off others as pure product placement. It should also be noted that on further inspection the tattoo and the J!NX logo are stickers, but appear to be firmly on there and are not going to come off in the near future.




The statue retails for $39.99 from Symbiote Studios which isn't a bad price for something with the quality and size that this statue is. This statue really doesn't look much out of place with other anime figures due to the anime styling of it and geek accessories to it. If you're not a fan of Jessica Chobot or don't find the statue to really be your style, then this probably isn't for you. If you are interested, you may want to try to pick it up soon as this is a limited run with 250 in production. Mine was ordered 3/23/2009 and is number 152 of the aforementioned 250.




I'm not the biggest Jessica Chobot fan by any means, but I enjoy her work at IGN and I really loved the style of this figure and the price was definitely right in comparison to many of the other anime figures on the market.




Jessica Chobot has a blog over at IGN, a profile of her work at J!NX, dating advice over at Maxim, MySpace, Facebook and Twitter. So go ahead and check her stuff out if you'd like and follow me on Twitter too!


Also, check out the rest of my photos on my Flickr page!

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last week’s rankings
About the Charts
Analysis and Commentary Posts

The Weekly Charts:
Your Executive Summary and Index
Week ending 22 March 2009

Manga Top 500

1. ↔0 (1) : Naruto 38 – Viz Shonen Jump, Mar 2009 [725.4] ::
2. ↑3 (5) : Rosario+Vampire 6 – Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Apr 2009 [718.1] ::
3. ↔0 (3) : Naruto 34 – Viz Shonen Jump, Feb 2009 [696.7] ::
4. ↓-2 (2) : Naruto 35 – Viz Shonen Jump, Feb 2009 [696] ::
5. ↑9 (14) : Fruits Basket 22 – Tokyopop, Mar 2009 [685.3] ::
6. ↔0 (6) : Vampire Knight 6 – Viz Shojo Beat, Apr 2009 [681.6] ::
7. ↑4 (11) : Bleach 26 – Viz Shonen Jump, Mar 2009 [660.8] ::
8. ↓-4 (4) : Naruto 37 – Viz Shonen Jump, Mar 2009 [656.5] ::
9. ↓-2 (7) : Naruto 33 – Viz Shonen Jump, Dec 2008 [615.9] ::
10. ↓-2 (8) : Naruto 36 – Viz Shonen Jump, Feb 2009 [592.2] ::

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Manga Top 50 Series

1. ↔0 (1) : Naruto – Viz Shonen Jump, Jul 2003 [2958.79] ::
2. ↑1 (3) : Rosario+Vampire – Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Jun 2008 [1449.7] ::
3. ↓-1 (2) : Vampire Knight – Viz Shojo Beat, Jan 2007 [1442.19] ::
4. ↔0 (4) : Fruits Basket – Tokyopop, Feb 2004 [1170.13] ::
5. ↔0 (5) : Bleach – Viz Shonen Jump, Jun 2004 [1090.28] ::
6. ↔0 (6) : Warriors – HC/Tokyopop, Apr 2007 [857.93] ::
7. ↔0 (7) : Death Note – Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Oct 2005 [855.68] ::
8. ↑1 (9) : Ouran High School Host Club – Viz Shojo Beat, Jul 2005 [737.26] ::
9. ↑1 (10) : Chibi Vampire – Tokyopop, Apr 2006 [704.41] ::
10. ↑4 (14) : The Twelve Kingdoms (novel) – Tokyopop, Mar 2007 [694.79] ::

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Top 25 New Releases and Preorders

1. ↔0 (1) : Naruto 38 – Viz Shonen Jump, Mar 2009 [725.4] ::
2. ↑3 (5) : Rosario+Vampire 6 – Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Apr 2009 [718.1] ::
5. ↑9 (14) : Fruits Basket 22 – Tokyopop, Mar 2009 [685.3] ::
6. ↔0 (6) : Vampire Knight 6 – Viz Shojo Beat, Apr 2009 [681.6] ::
7. ↑4 (11) : Bleach 26 – Viz Shonen Jump, Mar 2009 [660.8] ::
8. ↓-4 (4) : Naruto 37 – Viz Shonen Jump, Mar 2009 [656.5] ::
11. ↑13 (24) : Naruto 41 – Viz Shonen Jump, Mar 2009 [578.6] ::
12. ↑4 (16) : The Twelve Kingdoms (novel) 3 – Tokyopop, Mar 2009 [577.6] ::
26. ↑2 (28) : Naruto 39 – Viz Shonen Jump, Mar 2009 [480.2] ::
34. ↓-4 (30) : Naruto 40 – Viz Shonen Jump, Mar 2009 [457.7] ::
35. ↓-2 (33) : High School Debut 8 – Viz Shojo Beat, Mar 2009 [455.2] ::
40. ↓-3 (37) : Naruto 44 – Viz Shonen Jump, Apr 2009 [415.5] ::
44. ↔0 (44) : Skip Beat! 17 – Viz Shojo Beat, Mar 2009 [400.9] ::
48. ↓-7 (41) : Wild Ones 6 – Viz Shojo Beat, Mar 2009 [376.9] ::
54. ↓-16 (38) : Love Com 11 – Viz Shojo Beat, Mar 2009 [363.1] ::
55. ↔0 (55) : Gentlemen’s Alliance† 9 – Viz Shojo Beat, Mar 2009 [361.8] ::
59. ↓-17 (42) : Claymore 14 – Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Mar 2009 [354.7] ::
64. ↓-4 (60) : Nana 15 – Viz Shojo Beat, Mar 2009 [342.5] ::
72. ↑6 (78) : Black Cat 19 – Viz Shonen Jump, Mar 2009 [332.9] ::
79. ↓-13 (66) : S.A (Special A) 9 – Viz Shojo Beat, Mar 2009 [318] ::
95. ↑138 (233) : Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya 2 – Yen Press, Mar 2009 [292.4] ::
98. ↓-14 (84) : Captive Hearts 3 – Viz Shojo Beat, Mar 2009 [288.9] ::
104. ↑70 (174) : Me & My Brothers 7 – Tokyopop, Mar 2009 [281.5] ::
106. ↓-21 (85) : Mixed Vegetables 3 – Viz Shojo Beat, Mar 2009 [281.1] ::
115. ↑8 (123) : Shaman King 21 – Viz Shonen Jump, Mar 2009 [262.6] ::

[Emerging TrendsFull list of ranking New Releases and Preorders]

Manga Midlist 500
What’s the Midlist?

1. (12) : The Twelve Kingdoms (novel) 3 – Tokyopop, Mar 2009 [577.6] ::
2. (29) : Death Note 1 – Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Oct 2005 [477.5] ::
3. (31) : Chibi Vampire 12 – Tokyopop, Jan 2009 [475.9] ::
4. (35) : High School Debut 8 – Viz Shojo Beat, Mar 2009 [455.2] ::
5. (37) : Death Note 3 – Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Jan 2006 [420.2] ::
6. (39) : Dark Hunger – Feehan, Zid – Berkley, Oct 2007 [416.7] ::
7. (41) : Death Note 2 – Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Nov 2005 [414.5] ::
8. (43) : Death Note vols 1-13 box set – Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Oct 2008 [403.4] ::
9. (44) : Skip Beat! 17 – Viz Shojo Beat, Mar 2009 [400.9] ::
10. (45) : Maximum Ride 1 – Yen Press, Jan 2009 [398.3] ::
11. (46) : Yu-Gi-Oh! GX 2 – Viz Shonen Jump, Nov 2008 [390.2] ::
12. (47) : Phoenix Wright 2 – Del Rey, Feb 2009 [382.2] ::
13. (48) : Wild Ones 6 – Viz Shojo Beat, Mar 2009 [376.9] ::
14. (49) : Warriors 1 – HC/Tokyopop, Apr 2007 [371.6] ::
15. (50) : Berserk 27 – Dark Horse, Jan 2009 [371] ::
16. (51) : Death Note 4 – Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Mar 2006 [370.8] ::
17. (52) : Warriors 2 – HC/Tokyopop, Dec 2007 [369] ::
18. (53) : Hellsing 9 – Dark Horse, Oct 2008 [368.3] ::
19. (54) : Love Com 11 – Viz Shojo Beat, Mar 2009 [363.1] ::
20. (55) : Gentlemen’s Alliance† 9 – Viz Shojo Beat, Mar 2009 [361.8] ::
21. (56) : Warriors 3 – HC/Tokyopop, Apr 2008 [357.5] ::
22. (58) : Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle 20 – Del Rey, Jan 2009 [355.5] ::
23. (59) : Claymore 14 – Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Mar 2009 [354.7] ::
24. (60) : Death Note 12 – Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Jul 2007 [352.2] ::
25. (63) : Death Note 5 – Viz Shonen Jump Advanced, Apr 2006 [344.5] ::

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VIZ MEDIA LAUNCHING BLEACH AND NARUTO ANIMATED FEATURE FILMS ON iTunes

 

Now Available for Download for the First Time Ever 

 

San Francisco, CA, March 27, 2009 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced the debut of the smash-hit animated feature film BLEACH THE MOVIE: MEMORIES OF A NOBODY along with three full-length NARUTO animated movies; NINJA CLASH IN THE LAND OF SNOW, GUARDIANS OF THE CRESCENT MOON KINGDOM and LEGEND OF THE STONE OF GELEL on the iTunes Store (www.iTunes.com) in U.S. and Canada (www.iTunes.ca).

 

The movies are dubbed in English and available for purchase in standard-definition format for $9.99, for rent in high-definition for $3.99, and for rent in standard-definition for $2.99 in the U.S. In Canada the movies are available for purchase in standard-definition format for $14.99, for rent in high-definition for $4.99, and for rent in standard-definition for $3.99.

 

“BLEACH and NARUTO are two of the most popular animated properties to ever come to North America from Japan, and we’re very excited for fans to check out these feature films on iTunes,” says Ken Sasaki, Vice President of Strategy & Business Development, VIZ Media. “These movies can be enjoyed on a Mac or PC, a widescreen TV with Apple TV, or on the go with an iPod with video or iPhone, giving fans the opportunity to watch their favorite anime wherever they are. The availability of the feature films is a great addition to the already wide selection of BLEACH and NARUTO TV episodes available on iTunes now.”

 

BLEACH THE MOVIE: MEMORIES OF NOBODY (Rated 'T' for Teens) is the first feature film adapted from the wildly popular animated series and best-selling manga graphic novel series (both distributed and published in North America by VIZ Media) created by acclaimed Japanese artist Tite Kubo. The film begins as unidentified beings known as “Blanks” start popping up. They are soon followed by a Soul Reaper named Senna who makes them disappear. Puzzled by these unknown beings and the even more mysterious girl, main characters Ichigo and Rukia set out to learn more and soon uncover an evil plot when a menacing clan tries to kidnap Senna. Banished from the Soul Society long ago, the clan’s leader has sent the World of the Living and the Soul Society on a collision course, and Senna seems to be the key to his diabolical plot for revenge. Can Ichigo and his fellow Soul Reapers save the two worlds from annihilation?


NARUTO THE MOVIE: NINJA CLASH IN THE LAND OF SNOW (Rated 'T' for Teens) finds Naruto and his team on a mission to guard Yukie Fujikaze, a popular actress starring in the hit movie The Adventures of Princess Gale. The crew is heading toward the Land of Snow, a land forever covered in snow, to shoot the final scenes of the film. When Yukie refuses to go and escapes from the set, she is brought back by force by Naruto and his teammates. But little do they know there are three rogue Snow Ninja lying in wait with a sinister purpose that forces Yukie to make a crucial decision and face her hidden past.

 

NARUTO THE MOVIE 2: LEGEND OF THE STONE OF GELEL (Rated 'T' for Teens) begins as Naruto, Shikamaru and Sakura are in the middle of returning a lost ferret to its owner, supposedly the easiest mission ever. Or so they think! When a young knight, Temujin, attacks them out of nowhere, they are drawn into a fierce struggle over a treasure harboring legendary power – the of Gelel. Temujin's master wants to use the Stone’s power to create a utopia, while the last of the clan who once controlled the Stone wants to keep it sealed away forever. and the others, along with help from Gaara and Kankuro, must protect the Stone from those who want to misuse its power. When the dream of utopia becomes a nightmare, it'll take a ninja to set things right!


NARUTO THE MOVIE 3:  Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom (Rated 'T' for Teens) is the latest feature adventure featuring everyone’s favorite band of ninjas. Naruto, Sakura and Kakashi team up with Rock Lee to protect Prince Michiru and his son Hikaru on their return home to the Crescent Moon Kingdom. Easy enough, until the royal family becomes a royal pain! Prince Michiru can’t help indulging his son, even buying him a circus along the way! Naruto has a tough time putting up with both the spoiled Hikaru and a saber-toothed tiger, but the real adventure begins when they reach the Land of the Moon and find themselves facing a villainous uprising. Does Naruto have what it takes to save an entire kingdom?

 

More information on NARUTO is available at www.Naruto.viz.com More information on BLEACH is available at www.Bleach.viz.com.

 

About VIZ Media, LLC

Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), is one of the most comprehensive and innovative companies in the field of manga (graphic novel) publishing, animation and entertainment licensing of Japanese content. Owned by three of Japan’s largest creators and licensors of manga and animation, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is a leader in the publishing and distribution of Japanese manga for English speaking audiences in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and South Africa and is a global ex-Asia licensor of Japanese manga and animation. The company offers an integrated product line including magazines such as SHONEN JUMP and SHOJO BEAT, graphic novels, and DVDs, and develops, markets, licenses, and distributes animated entertainment for audiences and consumers of all ages. Contact VIZ Media at 295 Bay Street, San Francisco, CA 94133; Phone (415) 546-7073; Fax (415) 546-7086; and web site at www.VIZ.com.


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I'm hoping to drag my non anime loving friend and my Anime Loving Guy friend to Dragon Con. IT would be very close to heaven for my ALGF and me  (heaven being a true Anime Convention). And my NALF will just have to endure it (although she watched Blood + with me once and liked it. But considering Dragon Con isn't strictly an Anime Convention and is a mixture of stuff it wont be so bad for her.). IT would be my first Convention. And I'm thoroughly excited. We live about two hours away from Atlanta in the heart of Georgia, but I'm betting it would be a road trip woth being on. Especially since my friends and I are nutters. :D

On the flipside of this whole trip my NALF and my ALGF will have to endure my Paranormal Fangirl moments when I go to Meet Michelle Belanger. She's a leading expert on Vampires and happens to be a guest on one of my Favorite Paranormal shows at the Moment. Plus my NALF will probably fangirl over the whole Vampire thing since she wishes she could be one.

Overall if we do go, I am assuming my friends and I will be just dragged along, mostly drowning in everything thats going on or being killed by the people who have attended this convention before. So if you never hear from me again after Spetember, it's because I was killed at Dragon Con.
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DragonCon and Anime Weekend Atlanta (those being my two local cons)

I'm saving up now so I can spend most of DragonCon at Gibney's and most --if not all-- of AWA at Jocks and Jills -- AWA is an easy mark (J&J has free wifi) but DragonCon is more of a question mark -- last year I couldn't get on the net without walking a half-hour... if they can fix the connectivity issue I might be a guest for decades to come, and yes, I enjoy D*C in my own way (w/ a healthy subsidy to Gibney's and the hotel bars) but the lack of Internet chills my enthusiasm...  I'm an early adopter, a blogger to my core.  Remove the means I have to share... and I don't feel like participating at all.

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Some of you know, I'm a PC technician. Right now I'm clean up someone PC. It was a good time to show you all how PC look from the inside. Most people buy pre-build computer it usually look like this.

if you ever wonder why desktop PC has so low price, now you know. There were little material in them.
But if your like me and now how to build a PC for the ground up. You get something like this

As you can see the case is completing full there little space to add anything. That how a high end PC look like. That all, I must apologize for the low quality picture, I a digital camera soon and not used my cheap cellphone.
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RIGHT STUF’S NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Announces the
GAKUEN ALICE DVD Collection
for June 30, 2009

Box set to include complete 26-episode television series.

GRIMES, IA, March 25, 2009 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment are pleased to announce the GAKUEN ALICE DVD Collection will be released on June 30, 2009.

The thinpak-style box set will contain the entire 26-episode television series with Japanese audio, English-language subtitles and English on-screen translations.

“shojo-riffic,” “rife with humor” and “addictively cute”Anime Insider
This anime adaptation of Tachibana Higuchi’s ongoing Gakuen Alice manga features direction by Takahiro Omori (Baccano!, Hell Girl), as well as performances by Kana Ueda (“Yumi” in Maria Watches Over Us, “Rin” in Fate/stay Night and “Hayate” in Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A’s); Rie Kugimiya (“Alphonse Elric” in Fullmetal Alchemist, “Touko” in Maria Watches Over Us and “Shana” in Shakugan no Shana); Romi Paku (“Edward Elric” in Fullmetal Alchemist, “Nana O.” in NANA); and Akira Ishida (“Chrono” in Chrono Crusade, “Shin” in NANA and “Cho Hakkai” in Saiyuki).

The original Gakuen Alice manga is currently serialized in Japan’s Hana to Yume girls’ anthology magazine, where it has appeared alongside titles including Fruits Basket, Hana-Kimi, Skip Beat! and S.A (Special A) since its 2003 debut. It is published in North America by TOKYOPOP.

Visit gakuenalice.rightstuf.com for more information about Gakuen Alice and to pre-order the box set.

About GAKUEN ALICE

Mikan and Hotaru are best friends! (Well, according to Mikan, anyway. Hotaru doesn't seem to care.) Then one day, Hotaru is escorted away in a fancy black car, apparently scouted by a school in Tokyo called "Alice Academy." Crushed at the loss of her favorite pal, Mikan scurries after her, determined to enroll, too! But Alice Academy is a mysterious place. Can Mikan tough it out in a school where explosions, superpowers, giant baby chicks and axe-wielding teddy bears are the norm? Though it's not as if she has a choice, because once students enter Alice Academy, there is no escape! Contains the complete 26-episode TV series!

GAKUEN ALICE DVD Collection
Pre-Book: 5/26/2009
Street Date: 6/30/2009

Runtime: Approximately 650 minutes, Dolby Digital Stereo, Color
Genre: Comedy
Suggested Rating: 13+


Format: DVD (Japanese Audio, English Subtitles, English On-Screen Translations)
Catalog #: RSDVD0902
ISBN: 1-57032-795-5
UPC: 7-42617-0902-2-6
SRP: $49.99


Discs/Set: 5
Case Qty: 11


DVD Features:
Scene access, Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo audio for Japanese dialogue, English subtitles and English on-screen translations. PLUS: Liner notes, character bios, textless opening, textless closing and Nozomi Entertainment trailers.


* Cover Art:
GAKUEN ALICE © Tachibana Higuchi • Hakusensha / Alice Academy Committee 2004.



** Product specifications and content may be subject to change.

ABOUT RIGHT STUF, INC.
Currently celebrating its 21st year in business, Right Stuf, Inc. was one of the first players in the U.S. Japanese Animation ("anime") industry, as both an anime producer/distributor and a retailer. Right Stuf works to promote knowledge of its own products, as well as the anime and manga industry, in general, through its online storefront at RightStuf.com and a variety of media including podcasts and special publications.


Nozomi Entertainment, Right Stuf’s production division, is dedicated to the highest quality releases. True to the Japanese word that inspired its name, Nozomi’s focus is on “what fans want.” By focusing on a limited number of anime properties each year, the Nozomi production team ensures each release receives the care and attention to detail it deserves.

From anime classics like Astro Boy, Kimba and Gigantor to modern comedies, dramas and favorites such as The Irresponsible Captain Tylor, His and Her Circumstances, Gravitation, Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars, Ninja Nonsense, To Heart, The Third: The Girl With the Blue Eye, Emma: A Victorian Romance, Maria Watches Over Us and ARIA, Right Stuf and Nozomi Entertainment produce quality programming for fans of all ages and interests. For more information, visit
www.rightstuf.com and www.nozomient.com.
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I`m writing this blog just to point and say ''I told ya so'' later on XD

Kamen Rider Kuuga 1: the original Kuuga fought the Grongi tribe on the side of the Linto(Lords) in ancient times.

Kamen Rider Kuuga 2: in the original series he is Yuusuke Godai who put the Arcle belt on to fight a Grongi by turning into the powerful Kuuga. he is rumored to be the true Kuuga who fought Decade in the Rider wars.

Kamen Rider Kuuga 4: Decade`s Kuuga this Yuusuke Onodera was given the belt by the mysterous Narutaki who warned him that he must fight Decade in the future his Kuuga form is kinda depowerd this might show that he only recently begun to use it. He was in love with a cop named Ai before the Grongi gas killled her now he travels with Decade he is also rumored to be Kamen Rider G3-X in Agito~s world(Decade) His surename is litterly taken from Shatoro Ishinimori`s birth name Shotaro Onodora.

Kamen Rider G3: in both the Agito and Decade series this system has been revealed to have been based of Kuuga`s design. and yes it was also intended to fight the Grongi but they where defeated 2 years before it was completed and since it couldnt even stand a chance against most of Agito`s enemies the Unknowns(Linto) it was simply replaced with the new and improved G3-X system.

Kamen Rider Decade: Tsukasa Kadoya used to be Decade he not only forgot his past but also lost his powers he now travels 9 worlds not only to save them but also to find his own world again.

The Grongi and the Lords: the Grongi where a tribe of evil humans who used magic to turn themselves into monsters they believed that the only reason they existed was to fight. The Linto/Lords/Unknowns  are a group of powerful disciples serving under the OverLord, who created them from his body. Referred by the police department as Unknown, to differ them from the Unidentified Lifeforms (Grongi Tribe) that attacked humanity two years ago. In fact, according to books and mini-encyclopedias about Kamen Rider Agito, the Lords are actually of the Linto tribe that battled the Grongi in the past, thus linking the Lords to the Linto as humanity's protectors.

My reveal: so i`ve seen episode 2 and 3 of Decade some time ago and i didnt really think it would any reference to future episodes.
This turned out to be false atleast for episode 3 that is. First they show that Yuusuke was given the belt by Narutaki instead of seeing it being taken from a crime scene and later putting it on. also before Tsukasa transformed into Decade the Grongi N-Gamio-Zeda says: Looks like both of us dont belong in this world i overlooked that because i thought he meant that he should never have been woken up. But now after seeing some new scans from Agito`s world i have a new theory Yuusuke`s world was supposed to be Riderless and the Arcle and all the Grongi where originally from Agito`s world i believe that Narutaki was experimenting on this world trying to make it impossible to save by moving all the Grongi there and giving Yuusuke his belt it would look like that Yuusuke`s world was used as a place of training to get Yuusuke strong enough to kill Decade IMO.
So yeah it could be that there was a Kuuga on Agito`s world who fought the grongi there and was apperently killed by my guess its the only way to get the belt off lol and that would also explain why the G3 system also exist there. and as been said before this is just a theory in truth those links might end up unexplained for years to come. XD

O yeah btw not that scan where it seems to be that G3-X (Yuusuke) is fighting a grongi i already know that`s probably the Ant Lord although i dont really remember much of Agito anymore xP



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APPLIYA RELEASES FREE VERSION OF THEIR FIRST EVANGELION GAME -

EVANGELION PUZZLE LITE

 
 

Tokyo, Japan, March 25, 2009 - Appliya Inc., a leading publisher of Japanese mobile applications, is proud to announce iPhone and iPod Touch users can now enjoy a “lite” version of the entertaining Evangelion Puzzle game for free, and with no advertisements! 

Evangelion Puzzle Lite is the latest entry in Appliya’s Evangelion application series, and it utilizes imagery taken directly from the Rebuild of Evangelion anime movies.  Users of the Lite version can enjoy sliding tile puzzles featuring Eva Unit 01, but the full version offers 9 scenes from the anime, including a beautiful portrait of Rei Ayanami, one of the most popular and iconic characters of the Evangelion franchise.   

Amateur puzzle players can choose a 3 x 3 puzzle grid on Easy or Normal, but serious puzzle pros will love the challenge of the Hard 5 x 5 grid.  When you crank up the difficulty, the time limit for solving the puzzles decreases, so be quick!  The app also keeps track of your best puzzle completion times, so you can brag to your friends or motivate yourself to do better.  Once you solve the puzzle, you can also save a full-size version of the puzzle image to your photo library and use it as a wallpaper for your iPhone/iPod Touch! 

The first applications in Appliya’s Evangelion series have been popular with anime fans.  In its first few days of availability, Evangelion Clock shot up to #3 on the best-selling list of the Utilities category on the Japanese iTunes App Store.   As a token of appreciation for the support from the anime fan community, Appliya is providing Evangelion Puzzle Lite at no cost.  Appliya also continues to update the previously released apps in the Evangelion series.  Recently, new functionality has been added to Evangelion Clock, and 8 new wallpapers are coming to Evangelion Calendar in the near future. 

More info:

Evangelion vol.5: Puzzle Lite

Application for:  iPhone, iPod Touch

Price:                FREE!  
 

Evangelion vol.5: Puzzle (full version)

Application for:  iPhone, iPod Touch

Price:                $1.99

 

 

After a catastrophic event called the Second Impact, the Earth’s population was halved.  All that remains of Japan is Tokyo-3, a city that is constantly attacked by giant creatures that seek to eradicate the human race, called Angels. Fourteen-year-old Shinji Ikari is summoned by his estranged father to urgently come to the headquarters of NERV, a military organization that deals with the destruction of the Angels through the use of giant cyborgs called Evas.  Shinji's objective is to pilot the Eva Unit 01, while teaming up with the Eva Unit 00 pilot, Rei Ayanami, and Eva Unit 02 pilot Asuka Langley Soryu.  Together, these three teenagers will battle the Angels, and decide the fate of the world. 
 

About Appliya Inc.

Appliya specializes in the production and publishing of iPhone and iPod Touch applications. The company has recently partnered with Japanese mobile industry giant Softbank Mobile Corp. to bring the unique elements of Japanese culture to an international audience through mobile applications. Their efforts include exclusive licensing deals with major anime and manga producers.  Appliya will also have collaborations with Japanese artists and photographers, Haraju-ku fashion related applications, Akihabara otaku related apps, and other applications focused on more traditional aspects of Japanese culture. 
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San Francisco, CA, March 25, 2009 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has launched a new watch-and-win contest on its official NARUTO web site at www.NARUTO.com beginning March 27. Every week, a new NARUTO Shippuden episode (English subtitled) will stream for free on the site and fans are invited to watch and take part in the contest by answering a trivia question about each new installment. The contest runs through September 2009.

 

Winners will be announced weekly and are eligible for a variety of exciting prizes, from action figures and apparel to video games. Leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. sponsors the first 4 weeks of the contest and will award each lucky winner a copy of Ultimate Ninja4: NARUTO™ Shippuden, the first video game released in North America based on the NARUTO Shippuden animated series. On the fourth week the company will award one lucky fan a copy of the video game and a PlayStation2 game console.

 

Ultimate Ninja4: NARUTO Shippuden features several unique game modes allowing players to experience perspectives as different characters in this immersive world of the ninja. The video game combines role-playing and action-platforming elements, telling the story of how Naruto returned to the Hidden Leaf Village after his training with Jiraiya - an original narrative arc that fans won’t find anywhere else. Packed with new NARUTO Shippuden characters, as well as updated versions of fan favorites, the game offers a total of 52 playable characters to take into battle and also features the series’ trademark one-on-one ninja battles for one or two players.

 

“This NARUTO Shippuden watch-and-win contest is a unique and fun way for fans to flex their knowledge of each week’s new episode to win special NARUTO prizes,” says Gonzalo Ferreyra, Vice President Sales & Product Marketing, VIZ Media. “We invite fans to visit the official NARUTO web site, NARUTO.com, regularly over the coming months for more chances to win and updates on future prize sponsors.”

 

Created by Masashi Kishimoto, NARUTO was first introduced in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in Japan in 1999 and quickly became that country’s most popular ninja manga targeting tweens and teens and has sold more than 80 million copies to-date. The manga series (rated ‘T’ for Teens) and animated counterpart (NARUTO rated ‘T’ for teens, and NARUTO Shippuden rated ‘T+’ for older teens), is one of VIZ Media’s most successful properties and has captivated millions of fans across North America, Europe and South America.

 

In the NARUTO manga and animated series, Naruto Uzumaki wants to be the best ninja in the land. He's done well so far, but Naruto knows he must train harder than ever and leaves his village for intense exercises that will push him to his limits. NARUTO Shippuden begins two and a half years later, when Naruto returns to find that everyone has been promoted up the ninja ranks—except him. Sakura’s a medic ninja, Gaara’s advanced to Kazekage, and Kakashi…well he remains the same. But pride isn’t necessarily becoming of a ninja, especially when Naruto realizes that Sasuke never returned from his search for Orochimaru. Plus, the mysterious Akatsuki organization is still an ever-present danger. As Naruto finds out more about the Akatsuki’s goals, he realizes that nothing in his universe is as it seems. Naruto is finding that he’s older, but will he also prove wiser and stronger?

 

Earlier NARUTO episodes are also currently available for free through a variety of other web-based, video streaming outlets that have partnered with VIZ Media, including iTunes, HULU and JOOST. 

 

More information on NARUTO is available at www.NARUTO.com.

 

About VIZ Media, LLC


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I just recently remembered that the second OVA or OAD of Tsubasa is supposed to be released in March. I checked the web and found the release date for the first episode was March 17.  *jumps up and down in celebration* The new series is entitled Tsubasa Shunraiki or Tsubasa Spring Thunder Chronicle. There will be two episodes (as far as I know) both 25 minutes long and released on DVD. As mentioned before the first was released on March 17 in conjunction with volume #26 of the manga in Japan. The second episode will be released on May 15 with manga volume #27. The series will focus on the Nihon story arc. Not sure when the series will be released in the U.S., but I'm hoping it's in the near future since it's a DVD release. I'm excited to get some more answers! I think all the original cast is back. The opening, "Sonic Boom" is performed by Maaya Sakamoto and featured in the trailer. So people, old news or new news? Excited or no? Is anyone still invested in the series? I know I am; maybe it's because I watched the series recently and enjoy epic fantasy romances. Think the producers will start to wrap up the story in two episodes? Do you think there will be more OVA/OADs to follow? Do  you expect an orginal anime ending or manga ending (note: the manga series is entering the final story arc)? Opinions/thoughts on the trailer and opening song?

Quick addition: several screencaps can be found at the official site.

Here's the trailer:
  



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Steelix is a Ground/ Steel Pokemon. It is the Evolved form of Onix, but can only evolve when holding Metal Coat Item.

Steelix Made it's First appearance In Pokemon Generation II (Gold,Silver,Crystal) as the new Pokemon Type: Steel.

Appearances

  • The Pokemon Gym leader Jasmine of Olivine City uses A steelix in the battle against Ash
  • Team Rocket Duo Atlia and Hun, uses a Steelix in the Legend of Thunder
  • Harrison Used a Steelix against Ash in the Silver Conference.
  • Morrison ash's Rival uses a Steelix, what became of it is unkown
  • Forrest; Brock's Little brother trained Brock's Onix into a Steelix
  • Byron uses a Steelix in his Gym Battle with ash. in the Diamond and Pearl Series.
  • Steelix appear on Iron Island

Pokemon Game Appearances

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Crystal
  • Diamond
  • Pearl
  • Platinum
  • * it must be traded to all the other games.

Stats

Hp: 75
Attack 85
Defense 200
Special attack 55
Special defense 65
Speed 30

Steelix is Weak To

Water
Fire
and fighting types

(Sorry My Book doesnt Tell the Japanese name or the Powers But thats what the internet is for)


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So i know There are a lot! Of Pokemon That still have to be added to the Vice, but as the Self Proclaimed Pokemon Professor I'm tired of everyone doing on the Legendaries and leaving, Rest of the Poke List Out to dry.

Since My Laptop Works Hella Slow This is what i'll Do. Every Week i'll do a Blog about a Pokemon, giving Stats, Pokedex Updates Appearances Etc. And Whom ever can just take the info and Log it into the Database.

It's kind of a Dream of mine to see all the Pokemon added But I need Your HELP!!!


This is Truly a Ground Breaking Moment in Pokemon History Go out there and Add Them ALL!!


(Ok so I got Caught in the Moment But My first will be up in a few.)
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Iz  isz a pokemon master!!!!  ^_^
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Thought I would let you guys know that the clock App that I reviewed for the iPhone/iPod Touch for another update and I think those of us in the US can appreciate it!

The app was updated to have AM/PM now selectable along with the (default) 24hr clock, this will help put the clock more in line with what we are used to!

This is really great news to see Appliya showing support for the application, I think this is a great sign of things to come for most of these Eva apps as time goes by!
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