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The Daily Shin Buun 01/10/09

The Daily Shin Buun (literally "New Buzz;' "shinbun" is also the Japanese word for newspaper) is a collection of bits and pieces of news we've gathered throughout the day.

Never enough time in the day for everything!


Vision of Escaflowne
Vision of Escaflowne
Anime:
  • Let's see...the official site for Natsu no Arashi has gone online.
  • If you're interested in the super-fanservicey anime adaptation of the super-duper-fanservicey “visual combat book” (think a choose-your-own-adventure) Queen's Blade, Famitsu has some preview shots, complete with pantsu and oppai. Not X-rated, but not safe for work either.
  • SaiAni reports that the Vision of Escaflowne movie is being released on Blu-Ray starting this month. Oh, FUNimaaaation, I've got a faaaavor to ask...


Manga:

  • According to Temple-Knights.com, people who pre-order the third volume of The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi-chan, a 4koma spinoff strip based on The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, from Amazon.co.jp will get a special bonus figure of Yuki-- a Nendoroid Puchi (petit) figure, even. DO WANT! But the volume isn't even due out until July...in fact, the second volume just came out December 20.
  • ANN has spotted an interesting tidbit: chick-lit author Cathey Yardley (who is “Asian-Caucasian-American,” whatever that means?) has written a novel whose protagonist is a young woman who is interning at, of all things, a Tokyo-based manga publisher. It's due out April 14.


Zzzzzzzzzzz....

Kuroon Jan. 11, 2009 at 7:04 p.m.
I guess alot of 90s anime movies are getting Blu Rayd. Tenchi movies are.

Damn japan, want all of them.

Dig Deeper into The Vision of Escaflowne

Hitomi,a young high school girl, is transported away from her everyday life to the "mystic moon". She finds herself caught up in a feudal fantasy world on the brink of all out war.

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