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The Daily Dose

  • After nearly a one-month hiatus because of the new season, I’m back to doing Daily Doses. This particular post is a bit of a backlog post for the big items from the past few weeks.
  • If you watched the first Gundam 00 series and haven’t yet been spoiled about a certain something, I urge you NOT to go to the official site. I made the mistake of doing so after I saw the commercial that aired after this weekend’s episode of CODE GEASS, and I got spoiled when I checked out the details on the list of Mobile Suits.
  • New Anime Announcements (list almost entirely courtesy of MOON PHASE)
         • BLACK LAGOON is getting a third series.
         • Kyou no Go no Ni is also getting a television anime (instead of more OVAs).
         • ef – a tale of melodies anime has been announced for this Fall season.
         • Umineko no Naku Koro ni is getting an anime.
         • Shounen manga Kuroshitsuji is getting an anime.
         • Mystery/supernatural novel series Mouryou no Hako is getting an anime that’ll be         produced by Madhouse and will have character designs done by CLAMP.
         • Love adventure game Akane Iro ni Somaru Saka will be getting an anime this Fall. This         series is going to have a truckload of voice talent, including the likes of Hirano Aya,         Kugimiya Rie, Inoue Marina, and Tanaka Rie.
  • The Tales of the Abyss anime adaptation will air this Fall on MBS, meaning it has a good chance of taking Macross F’s Thursday timeslot since Gundam 00 is likely replacing CODE GEASS R2.
  • The White Album anime adaptation has a website now with news that the series will start January of 2009. It will feature Hirano Aya and Mizuki Nana in two of the lead roles.
  • And finally, in the aftermath of the leaked BONES document incident, MOON PHASE confirms that he got word a while ago that there is indeed a new Full Metal Alchemist series in the works – an original manga version – likely to be officially announced at the end of the year.
  • If you find anything that you think I should mention on any particular day’s Daily Dose, please send me an email with the words “ANIME NEWS” somewhere in the subject line.
  • Image at left courtesy of サツキ on pixiv (account needed to access)….and yes, I have been reading Toradora! recently

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    July 16, 2008 at 5:30 am Comments (82)

    ef – a tale of memories – 12 (END)

    Summary:
    In the aftermath of Chihiro throwing her diary pages away, Renji visits all of the places where they share memories together.

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    December 22, 2007 at 5:56 pm Comments (59)

    ef – a tale of memories – 11

    Summary:
    Chihiro surprises Renji one day at the train station by giving him her finished novel, but she doesn’t consider it complete until he reads it.

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    December 15, 2007 at 6:53 pm Comments (48)

    ef – a tale of memories – 10

    Summary:
    Lying in bed with Hiro, Miyako comments on how he cherishes her and how she only wants to be involved with people who do so.

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    December 8, 2007 at 4:33 pm Comments (82)

    ef – a tale of memories – 09

    Summary:
    With Chihiro still crying, Yuu hands her the diary to read so that she can regain some of what she’s lost.

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    December 1, 2007 at 5:42 pm Comments (88)

    ef – a tale of memories – 08

    Summary:
    Having not heard from Hiro, Miyako throws her phone into the fountain and decides to go check at his apartment.

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    November 24, 2007 at 5:55 pm Comments (73)

    ef – a tale of memories – 07

    Summary:
    Renji finds Chihiro hard at work in the library and reads what she’s written so far.

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    November 18, 2007 at 1:41 am Comments (90)

    ef – a tale of memories – 06

    Summary:
    When Kyousuke had found out that Hiro was a mangaka, he agreed to keep it a secret under one condition.

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    November 10, 2007 at 7:37 pm Comments (41)

    ef – a tale of memories – 05

    Summary:
    When he was young, Kyousuke had watched a film of his mother, and she told him that she had wanted to be in this director’s movies for a long time.

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    November 3, 2007 at 4:52 pm Comments (27)

    ef – a tale of memories – 04

    Summary:
    Chihiro is waiting again at the station the day after she was sick, and Renji brings her a present in the form of a plushie to apologize for breaking his promise.

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    October 27, 2007 at 6:11 pm Comments (20)

    ef – a tale of memories – 03

    Summary:
    In her diary, Chihiro has a message written to her future self explaining how she’ll lose her memory in 13 hours.

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    October 20, 2007 at 4:34 pm Comments (18)

    ef – a tale of memories – 02

    Summary:
    The night after meeting with Renji again, Chihiro heads to the church and speaks with Yuu about how she had fun.

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    October 13, 2007 at 5:17 pm Comments (36)

    ef – a tale of memories – 01

    Summary:
    Asou Renji, who had always thought of protecting a princess as a knight, has an abandoned railroad station that he likes to visit for its quietness.

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    October 6, 2007 at 3:13 pm Comments (53)