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10 28 2008
  • New Anime Announcements:
    Seto no Hanayome will be getting a two part OVA. The first part will be shipped on November 28, while the second will follow up on January 30. A streaming commercial has also been released, which can be viewed here.

    xxxHOLiC is getting a two part OVA called ×××HOLiC Shunmuki. The two parts will be released on February 17 and March 15.

  • The official website for Black God has posted a few screenshots from the first episode.
  • The first half of Switch OVA 1 is available for free viewing here.
  • Ashita no Joe manga artist Tetsuya Chiba is in the works of creating a 2-part 90 page manga called Tomogaki.
  • Death Edge (manga) has just been launched this week, the summary details on “angels” in a fictional town that are fighting a holy war.
  • The manga Jinki -Shinsetsu- has ended in Japan.
  • The manga Dokuro-chan Ripiru has also ended in Japan.
  • Crunchyroll has partnered up with Toei Animation to bring english subtitled episodes of Slam Dunk, Fist of the North Star, Digimon Adventure 02, and Pretty Cure! on a weekly basis for streaming and downloading. Be aware that this service is only available to North America.
  • 3 people were arrested for stealing a Dragon Ball vending machine last week.
  • If you find anything that you think I should mention on any particular day’s Daily Dose, please send me (not Omni) an email with the words “ANIME NEWS” somewhere in the subject line.
  • Gundam 00 artwork at left courtesy of シチ on pixiv (account needed to access).

    October 28, 2008 at 11:59 pm
    31 comments »
    • October 29, 2008 at 1:49 amSixthdawn

      First and foremost thanks for the comments, I’m getting some constructive criticism which is always a good thing. I’m a pretty strong soul, so by all means yell to your hearts content if you feel that there’s something I can improve on and such. Also, thanks for those of you that have helped out with emailing me as well, its a big help and I appreciate it.

      A lot of good series are getting some well deserved OVAs, I myself can’t wait for Seto no Hanayome. I still haven’t had the time to watch Tsubasa Chronicle yet (slaps myself) so I’ll probably hold off on the OVAs for when I have time to marathon the whole thing. As for Black God, I don’t know about you guys but I’m getting Shana vibes from the first few screenshots. Might just be me, I don’t have my glasses handy ^^’. Moving on to manga a few titles have been finished, but a few new ones have emerged in their place. Death Edge seems like a typical generic action manga, but it seems like its worth looking into. I’m also glad at how Crunchyroll is continuing to handle relations with some big name companies. It seems that since after their partnership with Gonzo (Druaga, Blassreiter, Sky Girls) companies are becoming less hesitant at using streaming sites as a marketing tool. Seeing Digimon Adventure 02 on the list brings back the memories of good ol’ Saturday mornings too. The whole story involving the 3 people who stole the Dragon Ball vending machine made me and Omni giggle, so what the heck!

    • October 29, 2008 at 1:56 amKaitune

      Death Edge looks interesting. The three arrested people are pretty pathetic…

      Seto no Hayame’s OVA is a very new new.

    • October 29, 2008 at 2:16 amAbsolute

      Seto no Hanayome is what I’m looking foward to xD Hopefully it’ll be fun to watch

    • October 29, 2008 at 2:46 amSean

      i’m just pumped that The Daily Dose is back…so awesome

    • October 29, 2008 at 3:09 amChicle

      I’ve been waiting for the Seto no Hanayome OVAs for a while. Man, I can’t wait.

    • October 29, 2008 at 3:19 amsimplesonatina

      Thanks for putting in time to write for the site Sixthdawn! :)

    • October 29, 2008 at 3:24 am:)

      amen for daily doses of goodness :)

    • October 29, 2008 at 3:29 amCherubium

      Why did three people decide to steal a dragon ball vending machine……….

    • October 29, 2008 at 4:08 amMeultima

      Wow, I thought that picture was Anemone and Dominic from Eureka Seven. 0_o

    • October 29, 2008 at 4:42 amMyssa Rei

      Just read the Seto no Hanayome OAV website and, oh my, is it just me or are they increasing the Fist of the Northstar references?

    • October 29, 2008 at 4:46 amThrone

      lol at the dragonball theft.

    • October 29, 2008 at 4:47 amPutang

      Awesome thanks a bunch for the daily doses dude, I probably would never have remembered the fact that I still havent seen the seto no hanayome OVA if it werent for you T_T… thank god… *goes to watch*

    • October 29, 2008 at 5:13 amSarukah

      I can’t believe how long it took me to realize that the picture was of Allelujah and Soma. *feels ashamed*

    • October 29, 2008 at 7:20 am

      …They stole a dragon ball machine becuz it was high in price….so they can sell it? …oh god but of idiots we have out there

    • October 29, 2008 at 7:26 amTachibana

      Crunchyroll streaming only in NA and Canada orz

    • October 29, 2008 at 9:26 amOrphen

      its not that i m not happy that seto no hanayome is getting a ova but i m wondering why just an ova why not a 2nd season is there a lack of material for the second season?

    • October 29, 2008 at 9:44 amIlias

      Yeah, instead of OVAs give us a second season already. The show is hilarious, the face-expressions are first class. GIEF 2ND SEASON

    • October 29, 2008 at 9:54 amRie-chan

      LOL dragon ball machine stolen …

    • October 29, 2008 at 10:02 amninja penguin

      I’m looking forward to Black God and Seto no hanayome

    • October 29, 2008 at 10:59 amSora no Kaze

      no worries man, since we don’t see open eyes, its very hard to tell who it is. Also a distinct distant in style made me think.. wait Eureka Sev… nvm -_- Definitely not no um… I guess I’ll believe sixthdawn and look at teh comment.

      Btw, want to welcome you to the site sixthdawn. Congrats and gl ^_^!

    • October 29, 2008 at 12:08 pmFrito

      why cant other studios be like toei, <.<!thanks for the dose of anime goodness.

    • October 29, 2008 at 12:17 pmRyvius

      Who is this supposed to be from Gundam 00? I don’t recognize the characters in that drawing! Nice having the daily dose back anyway! Thanx SixthDawn

      http://worldofanimemusic.blogspot.com

    • October 29, 2008 at 2:36 pmFrito

      hallelujah haptism. just the hair is a bit off, but it looks nice.

    • October 29, 2008 at 7:01 pmFalenXangel

      I love your pic =)

      Why would anyone steal a DBZ vending machine (gachapon?) it doesnt cost that much anyways…

    • October 29, 2008 at 7:53 pmasdf

      LOL dragon ball vending machines o_O

    • October 30, 2008 at 4:39 amHarper_meister

      Well, they must of had balls to do that (groan…)

      They could’ve at least got it home and used it as furniture; there wouldn’t have been any evidence then. But maybe the guy and the kids argued about who actually got the machine at the end of the day. Baka’s.

    • October 30, 2008 at 8:20 amShippoyasha

      I’m pretty excited that Precure will FINALLY be getting a proper westernized release.

    • October 31, 2008 at 1:12 amHighman

      Give me alot of feeling on Black God storyline, doesn’t seem the fit as Keita to be Schoolboy instead becoming this freelance video game designer grown up, but love the animation and so I’ll give a definetly watch and We will enjoy you Sixthdawn my man!

    • October 31, 2008 at 1:47 amMo

      Looking forward to Black God. I just hope they don’t ruin it to much, I mean from what I can tell they made Keita a second year high school student.

    • October 31, 2008 at 6:11 pmChiisai

      Ahhh, such lovely Soma x Allelujah fanart!
      I’m looking forward to ×××HOLiC Shunmuki.

    • October 31, 2008 at 8:32 pmJustiX-NL

      Why?! Why?! Make a anime about Black God and not Unbalance x Unbalance :’(
      Anyway also looking foward to Black God and hoping for Unbalance x Unbalance anime :(.