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  • Manga Announcements:

    • Full Moon wo Sagashite mangaka Tanemura Arina will be launching a new manga in January called Sakura-Hime Kaden in the shoujo manga magazine Ribon. Saboten no Himitsu’s Haruta Nana and Aishiteruze Baby’s Maki Youko will also be starting new manga series in Ribon in the new year.

    • Happy Happy Clover’s Tatsuyama Sayuri will be starting a new manga in Decemeber called Kumappuri.

    • Mangaka Sawai Yoshio‘s (who previously worked on Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo) Chagecha series has ended.

    • The manga Boys on the Run will be getting a movie next fall. The manga has been halted for some time, but will be restarted next spring.

  • The Beat has posted a chapter of Black Jack for free viewing to celebrate Halloween.

  • A promotional video for Rintaro‘s Yona Yona Penguin is being streamed. A worldwide release for the film is scheduled September 2009.
  • A new PreCure series will be airing February 2009.
  • The Negima Ala Alba second OAD will be shipping on November 17. The official website has posted promotional videos which can be viewed here.
  • Hulu has added dubbed episodes of xxxHolic for free viewing.
  • Shonen Jump has announced that they will be streaming Dragonball, Dawn (One Piece), and Tegami Bachi specials November 24.
  • The website for the live-action movie Neko Rahmen is streaming a new trailer, the film has been set for release in Japan November 29.
  • Funimation is presenting the first episodes of Afro Samurai, Burst Angel, Basilisk, and MoonPhase for free via iTunes.
  • In this week’s episode of Hayashibara Megumi‘s Heartful Station radio program, it was revealed that Slayers EVOLUTION-R will be starting in January 2009. The OP will be called Front breaking, and the ED will be called Sunadokei (lit. Hourglass), and the CD with both will be out in February.
  • 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.
  • ToHeart2 artwork at left courtesy of バーニア600 on pixiv (account needed to access).

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    November 3, 2008 at 1:31 am Comments (10)

    The Daily Dose

  • 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.
  • 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).

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    October 28, 2008 at 11:59 pm Comments (31)

    xxxHOLiC Kei – 01

    Summary:
    One night, Watanuki has a dream about Himawari, but the odd thing is that he only has half his field of vision.

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    April 3, 2008 at 3:26 pm Comments (39)

    xxxHOLiC – 11

    Summary:
    Watanuki is preparing a plate of ohagi for Ochugen.

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    June 15, 2006 at 7:56 pm Comments (14)

    xxxHOLiC – 10

    Summary:
    Yuuko can’t stop complaining about the heat until Watanuki brings her some kakigori.

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    June 8, 2006 at 5:40 pm Comments (10)

    xxxHOLiC – 09

    Summary:
    After class one day, Himawari asks Watanuki if he believes in the red string of fate.

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    June 1, 2006 at 4:24 pm Comments (10)

    xxxHOLiC – 05

    Summary:
    Watanuki and Himawari are attending one of Doumeki’s archery competitions.

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    May 4, 2006 at 5:25 pm Comments (11)

    xxxHOLiC – 04

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    xxxHOLiC – 03

    Summary:
    Watanuki and Yuuko are playing baseball in the park when they meet up with Himawari.

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    April 20, 2006 at 3:59 pm Comments (15)

    xxxHOLiC – 02

    Summary:
    Yuuko gets visited by a woman who wanders into the store.

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    April 13, 2006 at 6:27 pm Comments (15)

    xxxHOLiC – 01

    Summary:
    A boy named Kimihiro Watanuki is running through the streets with an evil spirit bearing down on him.

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    April 6, 2006 at 5:47 pm Comments (25)