sora_thekey (Level 16)

I got this $10,000 MXN grant to go to the top music school in Latin America (Fermatta) after I auditioned singing Give Me a Reason by P!nk!
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I have not seen the anime, but I will watch it when it comes to G4. I know a lot of people have given the series a thumbs down, but I want to get my opinion in before turning it down myself especially since I read Iron Man comic books.
Like the poster says, expect to see Iron Man goodness in anime form this July! 
-- Geo ( sora_thekey) 24/7 geek! -- Follow me on Twitter: @sora_thekey
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The first look at the X-Men Anime was recently showcased for us to see: HERE has recetly put out a couple of more images from the anime to get us pumped up (or less excited). I won't disagree with the fact that Cyclops is looking either to much like a "Pretty Boy" or a girl.
What do you guys think?

-- Geo ( sora_thekey) 24/7 geek! -- Follow me on Twitter:  @sora_thekey
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February 20 marked the date when  became the first anime series to sell over 500,000 Blu-ray Discs on Oricon's sales chart in Japan. This musical series is personally a favorite of mine when it comes to slice of life stories. 

Anime News Network reported this from Oricon's site: 

It accomplished this feat when the eighth limited first edition Blu-ray volume of the  television anime sequel sold 26,000 copies (rounded to the nearest thousand) during its first five days of sales (February 16-20). The DVD version of the same eighth volume sold3,178 copies.

The current volume also topped Oricon's overall weekly Blu-ray sales chart for the February 14-20 week; it is the second volume in a row and the ninth volume in the  to rank #1. The 's nine #1 Blu-ray Discs ties the previous record; all nine of 's Blu-ray Disc volumes reached #1.

The  television anime and its  sequel have sold a combined total of 520,000 Blu-rays Discs as of February 20.  had surpassed the current #2 series, , in sales in September.

Kudos to K-ON! -- Geo (sora_thekey) long time user of the Whiskey Media Sites, and 24/7geek! -- Follow me on Twitter: @sora_thekey
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AMVs are one just one of the many things that tie into the Anime/Manga J-Pop culture. For those of you who don't know, AMV stands for Anime Music Video. If you want to learn more about AMVs I suggest you go and watch Anime Vice's 3-Minute Expert on this. 
I spend a lot of time in YouTube and stumble upon a lot of AMVs. Some of them are really horribly edited, others are great. So I decided to use my blog entries to periodically spotlight some. 
It's no secret that I love Kingdom Hearts, so I am bound to spotlight a KH-related video first. If you have played the games then you might find this video just as heartwarming as I did. If you haven't played the games, then go play them after watching this video.  
So Contagious- Kingdom Hearts AMV by charmedcheese12 
-- Geo (sora_thekey) long time user of the Whiskey Media Sites, and 24/7geek! -- Follow me on Twitter: @sora_thekey
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 Are you going to Anime Expo this year? Do you like making AMVs? This this will surely interest you! 

This past Wednesday the Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) announced that they will be awarding over $10,000 USD in cash and prizes to the winners of this year's Anime Music Video Contest. The Best of Show prize will be getting $2,500 and there will also be $1,500 for other individual categories. 
Contestants will be editing scenes of animation taken from Japanese media of their choice, such as television, movies, OVAs and video games. Their contest entries will be screened for an audience of over 4,500 fans to "see how well they stand up in competition". 
The official rules and entry forms are up on AX's website: Here. Get out your editing software out and star editing! 
Anime Expo will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on July 1-4 
Want to know more about AMVs? Check out Anime Vice's 3-Minute Expert on Amazing AMVs.

Source: Anime Expo 

-- Geo (sora_thekey) long time user of the Whiskey Media Sites, and 24/7geek! -- Follow me on Twitter: @sora_thekey
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