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Random Musings – The T-Minus 8 Edition

Some quick news and updates, which you may or may not have already heard about.

  • There’s no new episode of Tsubasa Chronicle this week, nor will there be one next week because of the high school baseball championship on NHK. Episode 42 will air on August 26th.
  • Speaking of NHK, I’m dropping NHK ni Youkoso! I’m almost caught up with School Rumble, and I’d much rather write about that.
  • There’s a trailer up for Strike Witches on the official website. Click on “ITEM” on the sidebar to get the pop-up that has a link to the video. It is mostly made up of eye candy of the characters flying around in battle.
  • plamo‘s latest stop-motion Gundam videos are based on the Inukami ED, both Aice^5 and Rice^5 versions. And in case you missed it, plamo also made a Gundam version of the Chokotto Sister ED.
  • The first volume of the Mai-Otome Zwei OVA is reported to be due out on November 24th, 2006. The description says that the story will be about a meteorite falling onto the planet, but makes no mention of any specific new characters. In fact, it sounds a lot like they’re just going to be using Arika and friends (not that that’s a bad thing).
  • According to the official site, Blood+‘s second original soundtrack is due out on September 27th, 2006. The first one was so good, I can’t wait to hear the second one. I don’t know which songs they’ll be including though since all of my favorites are already on the first one.
  • Oh yea, I turned 21 years old this past week…
  • Mai Otome Zwei   Promo Pic
    August 12, 2006 at 9:45 pm
    58 comments »
    • August 12, 2006 at 9:56 pmFortMan

      (Late) Happy Birthday!

    • August 12, 2006 at 10:02 pmJames

      congrats on the birthday.

    • August 12, 2006 at 10:02 pmNi-Go

      Yeah Happy birthday from France !!

    • August 12, 2006 at 10:03 pmBatt!tz

      woooooooh booze!!..or not! :) happy birthday

    • August 12, 2006 at 10:13 pmFuhrer

      Aw man November 24th? That seems so far away.

    • August 12, 2006 at 10:30 pmwhee-ness

      HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! FROM CANADA!

    • August 12, 2006 at 10:30 pmmokokits

      Happy Belated Birthday!

    • August 12, 2006 at 10:33 pmZelath

      Nice, Happy Birthday Yami

    • August 12, 2006 at 10:33 pmpaiser

      omebeto ojii-san!!! XD

    • August 12, 2006 at 10:42 pmKatya

      OMG!!!!!!!!!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY OMNI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • August 12, 2006 at 10:51 pmEld

      happy b-day Omni
      keep up wit the good work

    • August 12, 2006 at 10:58 pmPakxenon

      omg HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!! (from Canada)

      Nooo I need NHK summaries. =( But of course, SR > NHK.

    • August 12, 2006 at 11:07 pmKiraTakuto

      HAPPY BIRTHDAY OMNI!
      I don’t particularly miss NHK, I found the manga more interesting, but hearing Sakura’s voice was the highlight of it.

    • August 12, 2006 at 11:11 pmyhikari

      HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! (from Australia)

    • August 12, 2006 at 11:15 pmKabitzin

      Grats on your bday!!!

    • August 12, 2006 at 11:30 pmshadowWizz

      HAPPY BIRTHDAY OMNI!!! May all your birthday wishes come true…

    • August 12, 2006 at 11:48 pmsh4dowreaper

      lmfao its coming out on nov 24? xD thats my b-day

    • August 12, 2006 at 11:51 pmdeftoned

      Happy belated birthday Omni! Hope you had a nice shot of jager to go along with the 21. :) I have my 25th in a couple days. :)

    • August 12, 2006 at 11:54 pmZen

      belated Happy Birthday!

    • August 13, 2006 at 12:12 amjj

      happy bday omni!

    • August 13, 2006 at 12:19 amShin

      Happy belated birthday, dude.

    • August 13, 2006 at 12:46 amKaito

      wtf is strike witches about?

      oh, and
      happy deflated belated birthday ;)

    • August 13, 2006 at 1:11 amAdun

      happy birthday Omni.

    • August 13, 2006 at 1:25 amHypernova

      Happy birthday from the city of sails (New Zealand, Auckland).

      I’ll have my 21st next month.

    • August 13, 2006 at 1:38 ambakaro

      i’m greatly dissapointed with you OMNI for dropping NHK ni Youkoso! and a lot of series including xxxholic

    • August 13, 2006 at 2:20 amAngel Mercury

      Happy B-day!

      I’m always up for more Mai stuff! Have you heard anything about a Haruhi season 2? A friend of my passed me a rumor and I’m wondering if it’s true or just wishful thinking.

    • August 13, 2006 at 2:48 amNa Bae San

      Happy belated Birthday (from Singapore)

    • August 13, 2006 at 2:48 amOmni

      Everything about Haruhi Season 2 so far is false (at least everything I’ve seen). There was a cover story earlier this week in the Sept. issue of NewType about Haruhi that got a lot of people excited but ended up being much ado about nothing (don’t get me started on how people should actually read the articles before running around announcing falsely that Haruhi is getting a second season). That being said, I personally think that it’s a case of when rather than if.

    • August 13, 2006 at 2:53 amshia

      tanjoubi omedetou!!!! ^_^

    • August 13, 2006 at 3:03 amSaruko

      happy bday!

      and it is sad you are dropping NHK… it was funny, ah well i will just watch subs

    • August 13, 2006 at 3:27 amShinji103

      Happy birthday! :D

    • August 13, 2006 at 3:28 amyuriaki

      Happy birthday from France Omni!

    • August 13, 2006 at 4:26 am*Chi*

      Omedeto gozaimasu Omni! Wish you the best!!! Best regards from Germany!

      Jepee, finally, the Mai Otome OVA. Funny title; they didn’t find a fitting word in English, so they took German, xD
      It doesn’t bother me it’s about Arika and co. But I also think we won’t see any major plot revolution.
      (well, you cannot expect this from an OVA)
      But I’m still happy, since Mai Otome is one of my most favourite series.
      Now I’m curious if they are planning a third series. Or maybe a movie.
      We’ll see..

    • August 13, 2006 at 4:30 amChris

      Happy birthday!

    • August 13, 2006 at 4:39 amShells

      happy birthday~~:D

    • August 13, 2006 at 4:47 amman3k

      Owh! so you were 1 year ahead of me… Anyway, Happy Birthday!! Cherish you Life & Health and continue to bring us Good Summaries will ya? :)

    • August 13, 2006 at 5:28 amAlgent

      happy birthday !! (from france :p)

    • August 13, 2006 at 5:57 amAhuri

      Happy birthday Omni (from France! ^^). Woot for August, mine was yesterday :)

    • August 13, 2006 at 6:09 ambee.li

      happy belated birthday omni!! :)

    • August 13, 2006 at 6:38 amMentar

      Tanjoubi omedetou!! ^_^

      Hope you’ll be able to keep up this key site of the anime world for many more months!

    • August 13, 2006 at 7:04 amjoobiez

      HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! Have fun on your birthday ^__^
      oh and thnx for reviewing all the animes, they’re grreat

    • August 13, 2006 at 7:55 amLucyfer

      o tenjobi omedeto :-)

    • August 13, 2006 at 8:08 amfisherman horizon

      Happy Belated Omni!!! Should have mentioned it earlier. 21st is a big one, u know. :)

      Anyway, bet you have a wonderful birthday. :)

    • August 13, 2006 at 8:42 amLalita

      Aww, Happy Birthday!!! :D

    • August 13, 2006 at 8:56 amHaohmaru

      Happy birthday Omni :)

    • August 13, 2006 at 10:45 amHinano

      XD wow I always thoght you were older than me but turns out I’m the old fart ;)
      That Inukami Gundam thing is great :D
      Its too bad you’re dropping NHK but since you are I might actually now be motivated to do actual summaries of it instead of 2 sentence posts XD

    • August 13, 2006 at 10:51 amdanonymous1

      Happy Birthday Omni!! :)

    • August 13, 2006 at 11:47 amBoarInMe

      Happy birthday Omni!

    • August 13, 2006 at 11:51 amsh4dowreaper

      Happy b-day Omni!

    • August 13, 2006 at 3:20 pmVera

      HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I’m so glad to know you’re only 1 year younger :P I started to feel like an old maid here…
      Oh, I stalk you a lot, don’t let my lack of commenting put you off (I’m very lazy)

    • August 13, 2006 at 8:53 pmSeleria

      omedetto gozaimasu!

      belated happy birthday!

    • August 13, 2006 at 10:09 pmJem

      HAPPY BIRTHDAY OMNI! Goodness, I didn’t know you were so young :)

    • August 13, 2006 at 10:57 pmtensai_otaku

      HAPPY BIRTHDAY OMNI
      HAPPY BIRTHDAY KOZO… ;) washi wa jiji dakara!! ;)

    • August 14, 2006 at 12:11 amTenkaichi

      Happy belated birthday~ more birthday wishes. ^_^

    • August 14, 2006 at 1:17 am=3kat

      Belated happy birthday ^_^

    • August 14, 2006 at 1:44 amcalaggie

      Happy belated birthday! I wish you many happy returns of the next year.

      Wow, I didn’t know Koshien reaching its final stages in Japan. I wish there was a Asian-focused equivalent of ESPN Deportes because right now in the US, the Little League World Series is starting to dominate ESPN & ESPN2 and will continue to for the next two weeks. I just can’t get interested in it for the same reason I can’t get interested in the College World Series: they use aluminum bats. Real baseball players use wooden bats!

    • August 14, 2006 at 5:24 pmwildarmsheero

      “Speaking of NHK, I’m dropping NHK ni Youkoso! I’m almost caught up with School Rumble, and I’d much rather write about that.”

      I fail to understand you sometimes.

    • August 14, 2006 at 8:00 pmhipsinc

      Belated Happy Birthday to you!