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Otaku Syndrome is recognized as a leading aggregate of anime news, anime reviews, convention information, anime pictures, and anything else Otaku love. — A new Vocaloid character is coming our way (the first one for Vocaloid3, I believe), and it doesn't take more than a quick glance, to see that she's a damn cute one! She was created by the female illustrator CARNELIAN, with some sort of production input from Studio Deen, and was introduced last month on the 'Vocaloid3 i-style Project' website.

Register to like this. · Jul 23, 11 at 12:00am — A Holy Knight OVA adaptation was announced to be in the making, as the first anime project created by Cammot (whoever they are), based on Maya Miyazaki's vampire-hunting manga. As summarized on ANN, 'the 'dramatic school (romantic) fantasy' centers around an ordinary orphan named Mizumura, who goes to a missionary school in Tokyo.
Register to like this. · Jul 17, 11 at 12:00am — Ai Morinaga will end her Your and My Secret (Boku to Kanojo no XXX) manga in the September issue of Mag Garden's Monthly Comic Avarus magazine, which will ship on August 12. The final installment will have a color opening page, and the manga will be on the cover of the magazine.
Register to like this. · Jul 15, 11 at 12:00am — The Deadline movie website reports that the American production company Legendary Pictures has hired David Goyer to rewrite the script for its remake of TOHO's Godzilla monster film franchise. Goyer co-wrote Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, the Blade film trinity, and Zack Snyder's upcoming Superman reboot Man of Steel.
Register to like this. · Jul 14, 11 at 12:00am — The Japanese broadcaster NTV announced the staff and premiere date for the anime adaptation of Yuki Suetsugu's award-winning women's manga Chihayafuru on Thursday. In the story, a schoolgirl named Chihaya Ayase once only dreamed about her sister making it big as a fashion model, until she decides to forge her own path in life.
Register to like this. · Jul 14, 11 at 12:00am — Kadokawa Pictures announced on Monday that Hiroyuki Okiura and Production I.G's Momo e no Tegami (A Letter to Momo) film will open in Japan during next spring's Golden Week holidays. The studio also announced that Yūko Hara, the keyboardist for the band Southern All Stars, will perform the theme song "Uruswashimahoroba ~Utsukushii Basho~." Jin-Roh director Hiroyuki Okiura spent seven years planning, writing, storyboarding, and directing the film; it is his first return to the proverbial director's chair since Jin-Roh in 2000.
Register to like this. · Jul 12, 11 at 12:00am — Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos, the second anime film inspired by Hiromu Arakawa's Fullmetal Alchemist manga, opened at #4. It earned US$1,791,646 on 90 screens.
Register to like this. · Jul 11, 11 at 12:00am — Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's Princess Mononoke anime film re-aired on July 1 at 9:00 p.m. and earned a 15.9 rating. Seiji Mizushima and BONES' Fullmetal Alchemist: The Movie - Conqueror of Shamballa also aired on July 2 at 2:48 a.m. with a 0.9 rating. (The next Studio Ghibli and Fullmeal Alchemist films are opening in Japan this month.) Title Station Date Time Length Average Household Rating Sazae-san Fuji TV July 3 (Sun) 18:30 30 min. 18.7 Chibi Maruko-chan Fuji TV July 3 (Sun) 18:00 30 min. 12.5 Crayon Shin-chan TV Asahi July 1 (Fri) 19:30 24 min. 9.0 Doraemon TV Asahi July 1 (Fri) 19:00 30 min. 8.6 One Piece Fuji TV July 3 (Sun) 09:30 30 min. 8.3 Detective Conan NTV July 2 (Sat) 18:00 30 min. 8.1 Toriko Fuji TV July 3 (Sun) 09:00 30 min. 5.7 Pocket Monsters: Best Wishes!
Register to like this. · Jul 11, 11 at 12:00am — The Mayonaka TV teaser website for the Persona 4 The Animation project began streaming a new promotional video on Saturday. (Like the previous videos, this one debuted at midnight in Japan or 11:00 a.m. EDT, and is only viewable for a limited time.) The anime will premiere on Japan's MBS station and its affiliates this October.
Register to like this. · Jul 10, 11 at 12:00am — The Anime Network added the following streaming anime: Allison & Lillia ep. 13 (sub) Angel Beats! ep. 6 (sub) Clannad After Story ep. 10 (dub) Guin Saga ep. 14 (dub) Highschool of the Dead ep. 1 (dub) Samurai Girls ep. 3 (dub) Shin Koihime Musō ep. 11 (sub) You're Under Arrest: Full Throttle ep. 8 (sub) Bandai Entertainment confirmed that it will start streaming Sacred Seven on Hulu and Crunchyroll on July 8. Crunchyroll Simulcast Schedule Sunday Kaasan - Mom's Life (2:00 a.m.
Register to like this. · Jul 10, 11 at 12:00am — As of today, Animekon is open for business. Anime reviews, related and unrelated news, everything concerning our freaking loli obsession the anime phenomenon.
Register to like this. · Jul 10, 11 at 12:00am — 5 years already?! And still not that much to show for... Ah well, the website's still here, and although its news section is still suffering from an extreme lack of activity (damn that RL!), I did at least find the time to get the Summer 2011 Anime Season titles up-to-date, in time for this month's debut of some notable new series - complete with their latest trailers and the occasional gallery, here and there...There's also a new loli of the month who's gladly been taking in your... votes, for
Register to like this. · Jul 09, 11 at 12:00am — Otakon announced that author and journalist Takamasa Sakurai is returning as a guest of its July 29–31 event in Baltimore, Maryland. Sakurai is most famous as the author of books such as the Anime Bunka Gaikō (Anime Culture Diplomacy) and Sekai Kawaii Kakumei (World Kawaii Revolution), and for taking part in the establishment of "Kawaii Ambassadors" — three Japanese girls who offer lectures on Japanese fashion at such events as Bangkok's Japan Festa and Paris's Japan Expo.
Register to like this. · Jul 07, 11 at 12:00am — The website for Noitamina's fall television series Un-Go site went live this week and revealed details about the show and its staff. Seiji Mizushima, the series' director, hinted about his work on an upcoming fall show at Anime Expo on Sunday but could not reveal more at the time.
Register to like this. · Jul 07, 11 at 12:00am — The official website for the Nekogami Yaoyorozu television anime series began streaming its fourth promotional video on Saturday. A short television commercial is also available for viewing.
Register to like this. · Jul 06, 11 at 12:00am — Yoshitoshi ABe gave a presentation demonstrating his coloring process with Painter12 software in Tokyo on June 30. The video was then sped up about 20 times faster, and the resulting 23-minute video was uploaded to YouTube with English subtitles.
Register to like this. · Jul 04, 11 at 12:00am — Rank Prev. Rank Title Author Weekly Copies Total Copies Publisher Price Cover 1 - Skip Beat! #28 Yoshiki Nakamura 206,350 210,470 Hakusensha Y420 2 2 Fairy Tail #27 Hiro Mashima 127,975 297,573 Kodansha Y440 3 - Toaru Majutsu no Index #8 Art: Chūya Kogino Original creator: Kazuma Kamachi Original Character Design: Kiyotaka Haimura 126,841 126,841 Square Enix Y440 4 1 Detective Conan (Case Closed) #72 Gosho Aoyama 126,312 413,087 Shogakukan Y440 5 - We Were There #15 Yuuki Obata 122,214 122,214 Shogakukan 420 6 - Uchū Kyōdai #14 Chūya Koyama 107,954 107,954 Kodansha Y590 7 1 Kyō, Koi wo Hajimemasu #12 Kanan Minami 106,724 106,724 Shogakukan Y420 8 5 Hajime no Ippo #96 George Morikawa 73,629 173,380 Kodansha Y440 9 - Saki #8 Ritz Kobayashi 69,026 69,026 Square Enix Y560 10 10 Shura no Mon Dai-ni-mon #2 Masatoshi Kawahara 66,962 144,179 Kodansha Y460 11 6 Air Gear #32 Oh! great 64,556 146,531 Kodansha Y440 12 - Kiss×sis #8 Bow Ditama 61,340 61,340 Kodansha Y580 13 12 Peace Maker #7 Ryoji Minagawa 56,826 127,895 Shueisha Y630 14 16 Dear Boys Act 3 #7 Hiroki Yagami 50,671 110,403 Kodansha Y440 15 - Fushigi Yuugi: Genbu Kaiden #10 Yuu Watase 50,121 50,121 Shogakukan Y420 16 4 Otoyome-Gatari (The Bride's Stories) #3 Kaoru Mori 47,489 204,991 Enterbrain Y651 17 9 Kanojo wa Uso o Ai Shisugiteru #6 Kotomi Aoki 44,501 122,228 Shogakukan Y420 18 - Nante Suteki ni Japanesque: Hitotsuma-hen #11 Art: Naomi Yamauchi Original Story: Saeko Himuro 43,644 45,090 Hakusensha Y420 19 8 Naruto #56 Masashi Kishimoto 42,876 880,292 Shueisha Y420 20 3 Chihayafuru #13 Yuki Suetsugu 42,508 214,748 Kodansha Y440 21 - Kaze Hikaru #30 Taeko Watanabe 41,588 41,588 Shogakukan Y420 22 - Baka to Test to Shōkanjū #5 Creator: Kenji Inoue Art: Mōsuke Mattaku, Yumeuta Character Design: Yui Haga 41,232 41,232 Kadokawa Group Publishing Y588 23 17 Area no Kishi #26 Original Story: Tadashi Agi Art: Kaya Tsukiyama 40,712 93,037 Kodansha Y440 24 13 Kami no Mizo Shiru Sekai #13 Tamiki Wakaki 40,600 105,983 Shogakukan Y440 25 - Reimei no Arcana #7 Rei Tōma 40,405 40,405 Shogakukan Y420 26 - Shachō Shima Kōsaku (President Kosaku Shima) #9 Kenshi Hirokane 37,626 37,626 Kodansha Y570 27 26 Blue Exorcist #6 Kazue Katō 37,324 431,451 Shueisha Y460 28 - Tokyo Alice #7 Toriko Chiya 35,226 35,226 Kodansha Y440 29 - Yandere Kanojo #6 Shinobi 34,260 34,260 Square Enix Y500 30 32 Blue Exorcist #5 Kazue Katō 33,990 443,897 Shueisha Y460 Source: Oricon Update: Shura no Mon Dai-ni-mon #2's image added.
Register to like this. · Jun 30, 11 at 12:00am — The official website of Production I.G and CLAMP's Blood-C vampire anime project is streaming the anime's third 30-second television commercial. The manga creator team CLAMP is developing the story and original character designs based on Production I.G's Blood: The Last Vampire film.
Register to like this. · Jun 28, 11 at 12:00am — The August issue of Media Factory's Monthly Comic Alive magazine is announcing on Monday that the seventh special-edition volume of the Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai light novel series will bundle a DVD with an all-new original anime on September 22. A television anime series was already announced last month, and although the broadcast date has not been announced yet, Monthly Comic Alive states that the anime DVD will ship before the television series airs.
Register to like this. · Jun 26, 11 at 12:00am — The Anime Network Simulcast Schedule Sunday Maria Holic Alive (10:00 p.m. PST) The Anime Network added the following streaming anime: Allison & Lillia ep. 11 Angel Beats! ep. 4 Clannad After Story ep. 8 (dub) Guin Saga ep. 12 Samurai Girls ep. 1 (dub) Maria Holic Alive ep. 12 Shin Koihime Musō ep. 9 You're Under Arrest: Full Throttle ep. 6 Needless Crunchyroll Simulcast Schedule Sunday Kaasan - Mom's Life (2:00 a.m.
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