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  • If you’ve been wondering why I haven’t written one of these posts in about three weeks, it’s because I’ve been in the middle of a move and haven’t had much time to do anything extra over the shows I’m blogging regularly. Things haven’t quite settled down yet, so my schedule’s still in a bit of a flux, but I didn’t want to put this off any further since there’s so many new series announcements, PVs, etc piling up. Unfortunately all this also means that I won’t have time to continue keeping up with Tetsuwan Birdy like I wanted to, so I had to drop that.
  • New Upcoming Anime Promo Videos
         • Casshern Sins
         • CHAOS;HEAD (the first white link under What’s New and then the first yellow link after that)
         • CLANNAD After Story
         • Kannagi (Mirror for those of you with IPs outside of Japan)
         • Kurogane no Linebarrels (Mirror for those of you with IPs outside of Japan)
         • Macademi Wasshoi
         • Michiko to Hatchin
  • New Anime Announcements
         • Guin Saga is coming Spring 2009
         • Inazuma Eleven is coming October 2008
         • ONE OUTS is coming October 2008
         • Taishou Yakyuu Musume is getting an anime
         • Tetsuwan Birdy DECODE Second Season is coming Winter 2009
  • New Official Websites
         • Akikan! now has an official website
         • Asu no Yoichi! now has an official website
         • Bakemonogatari now has an official website
         • Chrome Shelled Regios now has an official website
         • Kyou no Go no Ni now has an official website
         • Maria†Holic now has an official website
         • Tonari no 801-chan now has an official website and will be produced by Kyoto Animation
  • Remember that show Dragonaut from earlier this year that was heavily panned? The show’s official website has posted a preview for the DVD episode 26 that’s due to be released in September. I feel like I should watch it if for no other reason than to make fun of it.
  • The anime adaptation for the shoujo manga Skip Beat! – coming this October – will feature Inoue Marina as Kyoko and Miyano Mamoru as Shou.
  • 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.
  • Macross Frontier artwork – yes you read that right – at left courtesy of ulti on pixiv (account needed to access)

    August 20, 2008 at 2:59 am
    • August 20, 2008 at 3:02 amRX

      prepare the tissues for CLANNAD After Story people, you will need them.

    • August 20, 2008 at 3:18 amJezreel

      I will prefer Tomoya & Tomoyo History, the best episode that I see of the Clannad

    • August 20, 2008 at 3:18 amdanii

      skip beat!!! freaking awesome~ yay kyoko demons!

    • August 20, 2008 at 3:22 amWererat42

      Linebarrels of Iron… English trailer… why?

    • August 20, 2008 at 3:30 amkamikaze

      cant wait for skip beat!!

    • August 20, 2008 at 4:20 amEnd0rphine

      So that’s.. Alto? from macross frontier you have there on your daily dose?

    • August 20, 2008 at 4:34 ammel

      Alto is pretty

    • August 20, 2008 at 4:47 am4ran

      WOW october sounds really promising :D

    • August 20, 2008 at 4:59 amMyssa Rei

      Wow, Alto. So Girly.

      I’m kind of surprised that Kyoto Animation would be the folks picking up Tonari no 801-chan… Then again, they DID do Lucky Star.

    • August 20, 2008 at 5:20 amnamegotstolen

      Oh goodness no, is that XEBEC listed as the animation studio for Kyou no Go no Ni? I shudder at the thought of how it might turn out. Just look at how they did To-LOVE-Ru… but I’ll still have my fingers crossed for a decent adaptation.

      That aside, October’s lineup looks promising =)

    • August 20, 2008 at 5:22 amRaso

      Any news on the new haruhi series?

    • August 20, 2008 at 5:41 amUngas

      that’s alto-hime? *jaw drop*

    • August 20, 2008 at 5:58 amChimasternmay

      Linebarrels ??? ya i really hope the anime is not in English , i mean ill still watch it if it is, but from what i read about there are going to be Japanese voicers so are they gonna speak English, anyways i don’t know, will wait for it hope its not English, too used to original stuff.

      Ya for these— CLANNAD After Story= Tetsuwan Birdy DECODE= Kannagi= Akikan!= Kurogane no Linebarrels= Michiko to Hatchin= Kyou no Go no Ni=

      this list of anime are what im really waiting for, out of all those above listed

    • August 20, 2008 at 7:48 ammonban aka naga_jahat

      i think .. i will never watched clannad after story. since i dont get excited watching their 1st season. the anime is just like others. nothing special about it. Kanon was far better. dont flame me about this. it just my opinion. and yet, i respect your choice! jya!

    • August 20, 2008 at 8:12 amMyssa Rei

      I’m thinking that people are dismissing CLANNAD~After Story a little TOO easily, since their ships got sunk in a very VERY final way. They’re kind of ignoring the fact that, After Story fully encompasses HALF of the original game. It will bring closure to Nagisa’s story, but oh boy, the road to that end will be filled with tears…

      That aside, Kyou no Go-ni by XEBEC? SERIOUSLY? Uh-oh.

    • August 20, 2008 at 8:16 amshogun22

      The dialogue at the end of the English trailer of Linebarrels of Iron is also in English.
      Hmmm… Does Gonzo plan to stream an English version?

    • August 20, 2008 at 8:30 amRX

      well say myssa…maybe only who played the game can understand what after story will be about…

    • August 20, 2008 at 9:12 amOri

      Holy crap, One Out is going to come out?! Sweet! I hope they will get some good character designer out though to fix the character’s look up.

    • August 20, 2008 at 9:21 amgame8910

      Remember that show Dragonaut from earlier this year that was heavily panned? The show’s official website has posted a preview for the DVD episode 26 that’s due to be released in September. I feel like I should watch it if for no other reason than to make fun of it.

      well said sir…

    • August 20, 2008 at 10:09 amKinny Riddle

      Wow, Kyo-Ani doing Yaoi-chan? I just happen to have that book, but I haven’t gotten around to reading it. Though I’m reading something quite similar, called “Fujoshi Kanojo”, which is basically based on a blog about a guy with a hardcore yaoi fangirl for a girlfriend.


    • August 20, 2008 at 10:29 ampietro

      about dragonaut, if, i really mean IF, they didn’t made the dragons with cg(because it looked just like megazords from power rangers……….) and didn’t made all the womans in the series with boobs that where huge to the point of ridiculous defying all physics rules, the series might have been in better situation

    • August 20, 2008 at 10:31 ampietro

      also, about clannad after story, i hope it won’t end like the movie, it was way too sad, even for an drama…….

    • August 20, 2008 at 10:38 amRX

      the movie don’t take the whole after story, but judge on what i see on the trailer, the path that the game will take will be the same of the movie so be prepared to cry.

    • August 20, 2008 at 11:07 amMari

      Michiko to Hatchin <3

    • August 20, 2008 at 11:33 amLithium17

      I’ve been curious about Michiko & Hatchin since I saw the first trailer at the beginning of this year.

      The trailer gives me a strangely nostalgic feel…. probably some Cowboy Bebop vibes in there.

      I’ve never really been a fan of girls-with-guns type of shows (cough#Strike#cough#Witches#cough)…. the only exception being Motoko Kusanagi from Stand Alone Complex…. but Michiko & Hatchin just has something about it…. must be my fetish for hot, tanned chicks on retro scooters…heh.

      Plus, it’s animated by Manglobe…. Champloo, Ergo Proxy…. nuff said.

      Other than that, I’ve got absolutely no idea what I’m gonna watch…. probably Kyo no 5 no 2, Hyakko (loved the Yuuhi Romance manga), ToraDora, Ga-Rei (shounen guilty pleasure), Chaos Head and Noramimi.

      Anybody know any other ‘seinen’ type shows?…. Omni?


      P.S…. I still don’t think there’s anything out there that’s gonna beat Kaiba this year….. it was so bloody beautiful.

    • August 20, 2008 at 2:46 pmanna-chan

      man that was macross artwork, i was dead sure it was yuki from vampire knight…

    • August 20, 2008 at 4:43 pmDiabolikul

      so basically october will be filled with romantic comedy animes…hmmm i like the sound of that

    • August 20, 2008 at 5:37 pmKalulu

      Yay,the Skip Beat! anime looks nice~
      I also love that Inoue Marina will voice as Kyoko and Miyano Mamoru as Shou.
      They seem to fit perfectly.
      I look forward to it as I’ve stalled from reading the manga anyways.

    • August 20, 2008 at 5:41 pmv1cious

      Michiko to Hachin looks really awesome. Shinichiro Watanabe is producing the music, and it’s by Manglobe! i predict this will be one of the best series of the fall.

    • August 20, 2008 at 6:41 pmbork

      I wounder how close the CLANNAD will be to the movie; there better be some upbeat parts to it. They might throw a curve in it and make a whole new ending for it.

    • August 20, 2008 at 8:34 pmEz

      Thats alto isn’t it…? (/*o*)/

    • August 20, 2008 at 10:06 pmChimasternmay

      @Bork, im sure it will be different, mainly in art or the Kodomo, and the details. and some backgrounds.

    • August 21, 2008 at 12:08 amBROOKLYN otaku

      interesting! never knew ip’s made a diff fo seeing certain stuff. too bad bout birdy, it’s gooood

    • August 21, 2008 at 12:22 amoctoberasian


      They changed the art style for Kyo no Go Ni for the anime version. ><

    • August 21, 2008 at 12:46 amsetsuke

      Did anyone notice in Kurogane no Linebarrels that the girl talking in english was actually Mamiko Noto herself so does this means GONZO’s trying to make this international again and this time in ENGLISH too?!

    • August 21, 2008 at 11:27 amTia


      Just wanted to let you guy Know my new Macross Fansite: http://watchmacross.blogspot.com You can watch the latest Macross Frontier Episode as well as the older ones!

      PS Also looking for staff for the site let me know if your interested!

    • August 21, 2008 at 5:50 pm하늘 (はねる)

      Getting my tissues for CLANNAD ~after story~.
      Must… not… cry…

    • August 23, 2008 at 6:20 amWingZero zxt

      CLANNAD: what do u think the chances of Nagisa dieing again are because Clannad wouldnt be the same without copious amounts of tragedy and to be honest after the clannad movie which i watched after i started watching the series i doubt they be able to capture that same ammount of absolute dispair( i know what your thinking DONT SAY IT!!!) that they managed to drain from that! For me the movie was , ” WHY WHHHYYYYY *burst out inot tears*…..” wheras the series had been entirely, “thats quite sad… ahwell” at best! maybe im now completely de-sensitized to it now but i honestly want to be able to watch this and say “yeh i cried” because to make me cry from anime its the sign of an AMAZING SERIES

    • August 23, 2008 at 6:32 amWingZero zxt

      also Dragonaut!!?!!?!?!?!?! Thats not amusing!!!thats a declaration of WAR on my sense of taste!!!!!!

    • September 2, 2008 at 9:11 amMikapon

      It’ll be really interesting how KyoAni will handle making Clannad After Story into an anime… The pace for the game worked for the game – slow but peaceful and happy life until… But I don’t think that pace will work for an anime series. Will see will see :)