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Gundam Reconguista in G: We Are With Hell

December 17, 2014

hisui_icon_4040 Has anyone else noticed some extra in the subtext in the ending of Gundam Reconguista in G? They probably have but I have not seen a lot of discussion about it so I felt it was worth bringing it up. I was discussing the song with Carl Li from Ogiue Maniax and he mentioned that it was probably partially just written to have a song with the name of the show in the lyrics. He is almost certainly correct with that assessment. Tomino really does love to throw the name of the show into the opening and closing. But that is not all that is going on here.

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Lighten Your Wallet 2014 Edition: The RightStuf Sale

December 15, 2014

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Every year RightStuf pulls out all the stops in a holiday sale so big it nearly breaks the banks for otaku across the country! We’re giving you our picks that are under $25. We’ve decided to highlight just a fraction of the great deals worth checking out! The sale ends on Christmas Day.

Overlooked Titles

Un-Go BD Complete Collection$24.49

Tsuritama BD Complete Collection$24.49

World of Narue DVD Complete Collection – $10.49

Birdy the Mighty: Decode DVD Complete Series$11.99

Hyakko TV Series DVD Complete Series$17.99

A Short Peace BD – $11.99

Natsuyuki Rendezvous DVD Complete Collection$17.49

Karakuri Odette Graphic Novel Bundle – $19.99

Bamboo Blade DVD Complete Series – $11.99

Taisho Baseball Girls BD Complete Collection$20.99

Maoyu BD Complete Collection$23.99

And Yet The Town Moves DVD Complete Collection$17.49

Essentials According to Us

Eureka Seven BD Part 1$17.99

Princess Tutu DVD Complete Collection$12.99

Black Lagoon DVD/BD Complete Series$21.99

Penguindrum BD Collection 1$24.49

Vinland Saga 1 & 2$9.99 (each)

Mongolian Chop Squad DVD Complete Series$11.99

Magic Knight Rayearth Omnibus 1 & 2$9.99 (each)

Patlabor TV Series BD Collection 1$24.49

Alain’s Obligatory Type-Moon Picks

Fate/Stay Night BD Collection 1 – $16.99

Fate/Stay Night BD Collection 2 – $16.99

Canaan BD Complete Collection – $24.49

Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works BD – $13.99

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All the Titles Fit to License, 2014 Edition

December 1, 2014

As is now a must post for us, here it is, the license list for the year. We are posting early in hopes it can be helpful to people making year end lists and the such. We’ve included all anime, manga, artbooks, light novels, and successful crowdfunding projects for the U.S. on our list. We have not included anything that is available only streaming.

In an odd, and rare we’d say, turn of events there has been the same amount of manga licenses as anime licenses so far this year!

We’ll update the list as the month goes on in case companies have some holiday surprises in store. As always, let us know if we missed anything.

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The November 2014 Line-Up

November 30, 2014

narutaki_icon_4040 I’m really liking the new VIZ Jump First Initiative releasing the first few chapters of all these new manga titles. I’ve been surprised to see so many sports titles, but so far none of those have stuck.

hisui_icon_4040 I have been liking Twin Star Exorcists but when we will get Binbougami ga? But Yamada-kun and the Heroic Legend of Arslan are getting anime so it is all good.

The Line-Up is a monthly rundown of new anime, manga, light novel, artbook licenses, streaming/broadcasting announcements, crowdfunding projects, anime/manga projects, and live-action anime/manga adaptions.

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