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Summer 2013 Anime Movie Guide - - AV MOD MATERIAL

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Anohana: The Flowers We Saw That Day
Anohana: The Flowers We Saw That Day
Genre: Slice of Life, Drama, Supernatural
Release Date: August 31
Produced by A-1 Pictures.

An alternative retelling of the anime series. Jinta Yadomi and his group of childhood friends have become estranged after a tragic accident split them apart. Now in their high school years, a sudden surprise forces each of them to confront their guilt over what happened that day and come to terms with the ghosts of their past.

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Gekijo-ban Toriko Bishokushin no Special Menu
Gekijo-ban Toriko Bishokushin no Special Menu
Genre: Action, Adventure
Release Date: July 27
Produced by Toei Animation

The movie will deal with Acacia the Bishokushin ("Gourmet God") and the secret special menu that lies dormant on a fabled island. Toriko also deciphers the mystery of the ruins there. The "4 Heavenly King Bishokuya" must protect the island and face off against a new foe, the former Bishokukai brass Girimu.

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Gekijouban Hakuoki Dai-isshou Kyoto Ranbu
Gekijouban Hakuoki Dai-isshou Kyoto Ranbu
Genre: Action, Drama
Release Date: August 24
Produced by Studio Deen

Summary and trailer are unavailable.
Ghost in the Shell: Arise
Ghost in the Shell: Arise
Genre: Psychological, Mecha
Release Date: June 22
Produced by Production I.G.

The anime's story is set in 2027, one year after the end of the fourth non-nuclear war. New Port City is still reeling from the war's aftermath when it suffers a bombing caused by a self-propelled mine. Then, a military member implicated in arms-dealing bribes is gunned down. During the investigation, Public Security Section's Daisuke Aramaki encounters Motoko Kusanagi, the cyborg wizard-level hacker assigned to the military's 501st Secret Unit. Batou, a man with the "eye that does not sleep," suspects that Kusanagi is the one behind the bombing. The Niihama Prefectural Police detective Togusa is pursuing his own dual cases of the shooting death and a prostitute's murder. Motoko herself is being watched by the 501st Secret Unit's head Kurutsu and cyborg agents.

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Fate Zero Cafe
Fate Zero Cafe
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: July 13
Produced by Ufotable.

The story re-imagines the cast of the Fate/Zero as cute super-deformed characters who open a café, led by Saber as the manager.

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Donyatsu
Donyatsu
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: June 1
Produced by Gathering

The "loosely science-fiction adventure" is set in the summer sometime in the 21st century. Tokyo's Shinjuku ward has become a wasteland, void of all humans due to an unexplained catastrophe. What remains are these strange creatures such as "Donyatsu," the half-cat, half-doughnut hybrid, and "Begaru," a feline bagel composite.

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ExtremeSpeed Genesect: Mewtwo Awakens
ExtremeSpeed Genesect: Mewtwo Awakens
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Release Date: July 13
Produced by Oriental Light and Magic

Billed as the final chapter of Pocket Monsters: Best Wishes! (Pokemon: Black and White!). It will have a confrontation between the legendary Pokémon ExtremeSpeed Red Genesect and Mewtwo, who returns in this installment in an alternate form.

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Gintama: The Final Chapter: Be Forever Yorozuya
Gintama: The Final Chapter: Be Forever Yorozuya
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release Date: July 6
Produced by Aniplex
It's the 2nd movie in the Gintama franchise.

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Glass no Kamen
Glass no Kamen
Genre: Drama
Release Date: June 22, 2013
Produced by DLE Inc.

Full title: Glass no Kamen Desu ga Onna Spy no Koi! Murasaki no Bara wa Kiken na Kaori?! No summary is available.

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Hal
Hal
Genre: Romance
Release Date: June 8
Produced by Wit Studio
A man named Hal dies in a plane accident, and his girlfriend Kurumi loses the will to live. To open her heart and help her move on, a robot named Q01, designed to look and act like Hal, is sent to her house. Though reluctant at first, Kurumi slowly becomes fond of the robot Hal, as Robo Hal begins to uncover parts of Hal and Kurumi's past.

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Kara no Kyoukai: Fukan Fuukei 3D
Kara no Kyoukai: Fukan Fuukei 3D
Genre: Horror, Psychological, Romance, Supernatural
Release Date: July 13
Produced by Ufotable

A 3D version of the first movie, Fukan Fuukei in the Garden of Sinners franchise. Mikiya Kokuto finds himself intrigued by two things. The first is by Shiki Ryougi a beautiful, yet rather unsociable, girl and the other is the strange series of violent deaths that start occuring in his town. As he attempts to get closer to Shiki, he soon learns that the two are connected and that there are many supernatural forces at work which could very likely get him killed as well.

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Kaze Tachinu
Kaze Tachinu
Genre: Historical
Release Date: July 20
Produced by Studio Ghibli
Alias: The Wind Rises

A biographical film about the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man responsible for the design and creation of the famous Japanese World War II Zero Fighter aircraft. Inspired by the aesthetics of design and the freedom of flying, Jiro pursues a life dedicated to the creation of a beautiful aircraft. The film covers the passage of time from Jiro's childhood, filled with dreams of engineering, to adulthood as he creates an elegant, flight worthy plane that eventually is used for something quite different than he expected, war.

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Kick-Heart
Kick-Heart
Genre: Action, Romance, Comedy
Release Date: June 10
Produced by Production I.G.

In this short, a couple must make it out of an wrestling tournament, even though they ended up falling in love at a point.

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Short Peace
Short Peace
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Psychological, Mecha
Release Date: July 20
Produced by Futabasha

Short Peace is an omnibus of four short stories (Combustible, Tsukumo, Gambo, and Buki yo Saraba) that was originally created by Katsuhiro Otomo.

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takashichea moderator on July 23, 2013 at 8:28 p.m.

I'm looking forward to Short Peace, Kaze Tachinu, Hal, and Gintama!

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!

HELLSING ULTIMATE Episode IX -- Special Review

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GHOST IN THE SHELL First Connection Online Trailer

And this shooter actually looks... pretty kickass?

GHOST IN THE SHELL: ARISE Episode #1 -- Special Review

“This prequel caused my interest in G.I.T.S. to…Arise”

ONE PIECE Ch. 768 Review

In case you forgot, you get to know everyone...all over again.

GHOST IN THE SHELL: ARISE Episode #2 -- Special Review

Do Androids Dream of Electric Cars?

Anime Caption Contest! -- 11/24/14

Let's commemorate the end of History's Strongest Disciple manga with cool captions!

RAGE OF BAHAMUT #3-4 -- Catch-Up

These zombies actually move rather swiftly!

FATE/STAY NIGHT: UNLIMITED BLADE WORKS Episode #5 -- Special Review

Attempted Murder Means I Love You.

GHOST IN THE SHELL: ARISE Episode #1 -- Special Review

“This prequel caused my interest in G.I.T.S. to…Arise”

HELLSING ULTIMATE Episode IX -- Special Review

“Magical Girl Alucard”

ONE PIECE Ch. 768 Review

In case you forgot, you get to know everyone...all over again.

Anime Caption Contest! -- 11/24/14

Let's commemorate the end of History's Strongest Disciple manga with cool captions!

GHOST IN THE SHELL First Connection Online Trailer

And this shooter actually looks... pretty kickass?

BLEACH Ch. 606 Review

Is this the best time to grow the family tree?

RAGE OF BAHAMUT #3-4 -- Catch-Up

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GHOST IN THE SHELL: ARISE Episode #2 -- Special Review

Do Androids Dream of Electric Cars?

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