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Family Friday 01/23/09

The weekly family table collection.

Busy busy busy busy weeks all around!


Cloud Strife
Cloud Strife
Anime Vice:

The gains and losses are like watching the stock market these days: We lost Seirei no Moribito on Adult Swim, gained a classic '80s anime, lost Best Buy and gained Seiken no Blacksmith. We got Takashi Miike and Sho Sakurai at NYCC, and lost Bandai Entertainment employees. Then we lost and then regained Haruhi-chan, and Peach-Pit came back, but now we may lose Nodame mangaka Tomoko Ninomiya. Rough stuff all around!





Tidus
Tidus
Comic Vine:
  • The big news is no doubt Heath Ledger's Oscar nod for playing the Joker in The Dark Knight, but there's plenty more news to go around:
  • Stan Lee is taking on homophobia with a new TV special project based on Perry Moore's Hero.
  • The movie version of Preacher, a favorite comic of mine, now has a writer: John August, who wrote The Corpse Bride and the Charlie's Angels flicks.
  • And the site is running a contest to determine who Dr. Doom's master is.



Squall Leonheart
Squall Leonheart
Giant Bomb:
  • Apparently that guy who locked himself in a room as an attempt to protest Nintendo's decision not to give him a DS developer kit isn't just crazy, he's really crazy. Either that or the Japanese mafia has actually burgled him. Make up your own mind.
  • A UK-based company has established a dating website aimed specifically at gamers. I kinda like the idea. Maybe you can even set up to have a 'date' within World of Warcraft, thus bypassing the need to leave your house at all!
  • There's more talk of the Dragonball Evolution PSP game, natch.
  • Aaaand there's also a fun video talking about some of the new downloadable content for Fable II.
RedRoseson Jan. 23, 2009 at 4:40 p.m.
Aww ComicVine is Tidus? They got ripped off in the pool of FF main guy characters. XD

"Maybe you can even set up to have a 'date' within World of Warcraft, thus bypassing the need to leave your house at all!"
Oh dear. ^_^;; Well I guess that could work but hey whatever floats people's boats.
giaon Jan. 23, 2009 at 4:44 p.m.
RedRoses: Really? I liked Tidus. I thought I was poking fun at Giant Bomb <3
RedRoseson Jan. 23, 2009 at 4:52 p.m.
I didn't like Tidus, but to each their own.
I thought your choice for Squall was top-notch though. ;) I did lol literally.
Zeouterlimitson Jan. 23, 2009 at 5:42 p.m.
The dating group from FP is pretty funny, would be interested to see how it turns out.
Ruby_Alexandrineon Jan. 23, 2009 at 7:06 p.m.
I love Preacher as well.  Garth Ennis' writing is impeccable in that series and very edgy.

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Pokemon Black and White Looks Delicious in Motion

First video of a Pokemon battle in Black and White.

Comment & Win: One Piece Vol. 52, 53

Time for a giveaway folks! Now, act civil, we don't want anyone to get hurt in the mad rush to win.

Beginner's Guide to FLCL

Gainax's madcap, surrealist anime, broken down for new viewers.

Ballz Deep

Steve gets intimately close to Dragon Ball Z, for science!

Top 3 Awful Anime Dubs

Grit your teeth and get your ear plugs ready cause this week we're taking on the three most amazingly bad dubs of all time!

Community Spotlight -- 12/12/2014

With the year nearly over, I hope checking out this week's spotlight is a part of your weekend plans.

RAGE OF BAHAMUT #9+10 -- Watch & Learn

She's actually supposed to be Joan of Arc...?!?!

Anime Caption Contest -- 12/15/14

Tis the season to be jolly! Which of these Santas are good?

Gohan Gets A New Look in the Next DRAGON BALL Z Movie

Track suits are in next year!

Toei Redraws SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL?

They heard the fans!

DRAGON BALL -- Revisiting the Red Ribbon Army

I don't know if this show ever actually "matured."

PARASYTE - THE MAXIM #11 -- Watch & Learn

What're we gonna do when these freaks get organized?

PSYCHO-PASS #32 -- Watch & Learn

A wolf in... wolf's clothing?

Gohan Gets A New Look in the Next DRAGON BALL Z Movie

Track suits are in next year!

Anime Caption Contest -- 12/15/14

Tis the season to be jolly! Which of these Santas are good?

PARASYTE - THE MAXIM #11 -- Watch & Learn

What're we gonna do when these freaks get organized?

Toei Redraws SAILOR MOON CRYSTAL?

They heard the fans!

PARASYTE -- What if it Were More Like the Manga?

Wonder no more! There's a video!

THE TALE OF PRINCESS KAGUYA -- Movie Review

Truly one of Studio Ghibli's best films...

PSYCHO-PASS #32 -- Watch & Learn

A wolf in... wolf's clothing?

DRAGON BALL -- Revisiting the Red Ribbon Army

I don't know if this show ever actually "matured."

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