Friday, September 28, 2007

Geneon USA Halts All DVD Distribution Today

From ANN:

The onetime anime distribution company Geneon Entertainment (USA) Inc. has notified its retail customers that it will cease "the sales of DVDs and all related distribution and marketing operations as of 5 p.m. on Friday, September 28, 2007." The deadline for ordering all Geneon USA products is that time and date, and only orders for "catalog products in inventory or new releases with a street date" of November 6 or earlier will be accepted. Any outstanding retail orders will ship as soon as stock is available. No more returns will be accepted after 5:00 p.m. on November 30, and new orders after September 21 cannot be returned at all. The letter to retailers also says that "payables to Geneon remain unchanged."

Tuesday, September 25, 2007

アエル 映画

AIR Movie will be released by ADVFilms on December 11th.

Zetsubou Sensei ED Single Zessei Bijin

1. Zessei Bijin
2. Kagerou
3. Zessei Bijin (Uta Nashi)
4. Kagerou (Kafuka Nashi)

Monday, September 24, 2007

AIR Vol 2 9.25.2007

Don't forget... but don't throw your pet over it!

Sunday, September 23, 2007

(Un)Official Teaser Trailer for Kanon

ADV has not confirmed but strongly hinted at the license of the 2006 remake of Kanon (Key's Winter).


Follow up: The license of the Kanon remake has been confirmed by ADV.


Friday, September 21, 2007

Thursday, September 20, 2007

ARIA ~ Arietta OP/ED Single

Can't wait for ARIA the Origination; get your prima on!

1. Nana iro no Sora wo
2. Ashita, Yuugure Made
3. Nana iro no Sora wo (Instrumental)
4. Ashita, Yuugure Made (Instrumental)
5. Nana iro no Sora wo ~Hikigatari~

Saturday, September 15, 2007

Philosophy of Colors

This is a really nice blog about the origins and nature of colors. The text is Japanese but the pictures and colors speak for themselves.

GIMP GUI Redesign

GIMP is finally getting serious over its GUI Redesign. Does anyone else remember the short lived success of gimp shop?

SRC: /.

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Animated Model of Haruhi

From ANN:

To promote The Promise of Haruhi Suzumiya PSP adventure game with its exclusive "Motion Portrait" CG modeling of the characters and "Seamless Operation System" for gameplay, Bandai Namco Games has posted an interactive 3D sample of Haruhi's head. The 3D-modeled, cel-shaded head and chest of Haruhi responds with uncanny facial expressions to mouse movement. Source: Kotaku

Manga Shares Rise as Abe Prepares to Step Down

The Japanese Manga industry as Taro Aso leads the candidates for the new Japanese PM.

SRC: BBC World

Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Shounen Onmyouji Musical

The musical production of Shounen Onmyouji is in the news with pictures of the cast available at mainichi news. Which one is Akiko-hime?

SRC: Mainichi

Saturday, September 08, 2007

お嫁にしなさいっ ラキースタ

More random awesomeness featuring Lucky Star:

Chatmonchy Dai Dai

The twelfth ending song for Bleach is "Dai Dai" by Chatmonchy. The album includes two other tracks:

1. Dai Dai
2. Cosmo(politan) town
3. Real

Sunday, September 02, 2007

ARIA ~ Arietta OVA

まだまだ つづく の 夏 素敵でそよね。いつまでも アリア と,そして 大切な人と 一緒に 素敵な 思い出 作りましょ。