Turning Holiday Wishes into Reality

Every year around the holidays we run a little giveaway for the reader to thank you all for checking in all year. This year we thought it would be nice to spice things up so this year we are adding an extra layer. To enter all you have to do is give us your best anime and manga related holiday wish. Would your eliminate moe?; Have Hayate as your personal butler?; or simply wish for an expanded figure budget? After the contest we will do an article about our own holiday wishes as well. Good luck and best wishes to you and yours for the new year.

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Chiharu Harukaze Has All the Answers

And the winner of the Win Nagi Sanzenin’s Money contest is John Kim who got them all right. I will send off their prize on Monday! The contest had 4 entries all together. There were 2 fully correct answer sheets but 1 was out of the US and was graciously entering just for fun. One entry got them all right except for number 10 that was a real stumper. With that one it helps to know Kenjiro Hata is a huge Nobuyuki Fukumoto fan. And the last entry could not identify Saber Lion. I shed a tear for that poor soul. I was amazed that everyone easily got number 4 but I guess everyone who entered was bringing their A game. Still It was very cool that we even 4 entries on such a hard contest and that our readers were high level otaku enough to do so well. I am curious. Would anyone want another contest this hard again?

For everyone else here is the answer sheet for the contest with links to the figures in question:

1. Madoka Kaname from Puella Magi Madoka Magica http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10146761

2. Mayuri Shiina from Steins;Gate http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10146015

3. Cirno from the Touhou Project http://ani-culture.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/Last-Loot-6.jpg

4. Suruga Kanbaru from Bakemonogatari http://www.goodsmile.info/product/en/3074/Suruga+Kanbaru.html

5. Tsubasa Hanekawa from Bakemonogatari http://www.amazon.com/Bakemonogatari-Tsubasa-Hanekawa-Scale-Figure/dp/B004VCXLMM

6. Sayaka Miki from Puella Magi Madoka Magica http://www.figure-anime.com/images/stories/gallery/toys/figma-miki-sayaka-maxfactory-01.jpg

7. Saber Lion from Fate/Tiger Colosseum Upper http://www.papatoy.com/117-large/good-smile-nendoroid-saber-lion-figure-no50.jpg

8. Shinobu Oshino from Bakemonogatari http://otakufuel.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/large_20296_shinobu_oshino.jpg

9. Ruri Goko aka Kuroneko from My Little Sister Can’t Be This Cute http://www.gundammodelkits.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Oreno-Imouto-18-Kuroneko-Figure-01.jpg

10. Kaiji Ito from Ultimate Survivor Kaiji http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10145596

Win Nagi Sanzenin’s Money

In honor of the 7th anniversary of Hayate the Combat Butler we have decided to run a little contest. On the cover of Hayate chapter 343 there are ten anime figures. Can you name the ten anime characters represented on the picture? We circled and numbered the figures you have to identify. If you can name them all you have a chance to win the prize package below. In case no one gets all ten the prize will go to person who has the most correct answers. In case of a tie there will be a random drawing between the tied contestants. Just email us at reversethieves [at] gmail [dot] com with your name, address, and the ten characters in order with the subject “Win Nagi Sanzenin’s Money” before November, 11 2011. The winner will be announced on November, 12 2011. Have fun, good luck, and let us all wish Kenjiro Hata continued success!

*U.S. residents only please. Sorry our abroad buddies we just can’t afford it.

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