In my Summer 2006 anime preview, I thought Zero no Tsukaima looked like an anime version of Harry Potter. I got a chance to look at the raw, and so far, the anime looks good. Here’s my first peek at Zero no Tsukaima:
Sorry, SOS-dan, no license for you; just hanabi
So apparently Anime Expo is the convention that’s known for its anime license announcements. This year was no exception. A lot of “well, duh” anime were announced, but there were also a few surprises. ANN decided to compile all of these into a nicely ordered list. I thought I’d go through the list and give my 2 cents on the acquisitions (at least, the ones I’m familiar with).
Despite how it sounds, Binbou Shimai Monogatari is not an anime about a bunch of bimbos. It’s actually about two poor sisters working to make ends meet. I like to translate Binbou Shimai Monogatari as “The Legend of the Financially Destitute Sisters!” So is this anime uplifting and happy, or super depressing? Or both?
Sakura supplements her raw anime with raw fish…
For a while now, I’ve been stuck watching anime via english fansubs. Sometimes the subs come out super fast. Other times, anime series will be stalled/dropped, and I never get to know what happened to Bo-bobo once he had to start his fight with the ice cream head guy!
Hey! It’s been a month since Anime Nano was launched, so I thought I’d commemorate the occasion by uh, writing about it. I’ve added a few things to Anime Nano since I last wrote about it, so here we go: