Gon Vol. 1 – Manga Review

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Gon: I remember the name well. It’s that damn cheap bonus character from Tekken 3! GONNNNNNNNNN!!!!!!!

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Gon: I remember the name well. It’s that damn cheap bonus character from Tekken 3! GONNNNNNNNNN!!!!!!!

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Disgaea 2 Vol. 2 – Manga Review

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Disgaea-branded anime and manga were doing pretty badly for a while there. But then came Disgaea 2: The Manga! This, folks, is how you make Disgaea manga!

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Disgaea-branded anime and manga were doing pretty badly for a while there. But then came Disgaea 2: The Manga! This, folks, is how you make Disgaea manga!

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The Last Uniform Vol. 1 – Manga Review

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Fact: Going to an all-girl’s school makes all girls into lesbians.

Proof: The Last Uniform, Volume 1.

Where can I sign up?

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Fact: Going to an all-girl’s school makes all girls into lesbians.

Proof: The Last Uniform, Volume 1.

Where can I sign up?

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Air: From the creators of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya!?

So I got this PR thingy from ADV about a new promo on their Air site where you can download the first DVD (for not free). Sort of boring, and I didn’t really want to link to it, but when I went ahead to the “official site” I see this:

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While it’s true that Kyoani worked on Air before before working on Haruhi Suzumiya, are they really the “creators?” More like the animators. Air is a creation of Key, while Haruhi Suzumiya is a light novel written by Nagaru Tanigawa and illustrated by Noizi Ito.

Maybe I’m being nitpicky, but it just seems like a pretty sad attempt to cash in on Haruhi fever. A more honest tagline would be “From the animation studio that brought you The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya!” And let’s not forget about Munto!

(Manga) Industry Bloggin’: An In-Depth (Shallow) Look!

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I’ve noticed that there’s not really very many industry blogs in the anime/manga industry. I knew of a few select blogs, mostly from small publishers, but virtually none from anime companies…

Today I’ll be checking out a few industry blogs and seeing how they can create a relationship between the customer and the publisher.

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