New Anime Brew: No-Rin (Nourin)

New Anime Brew: No-Rin (Nourin)

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Date Released: Spring, 01/10/2014
Genre: Comedy, Coming of Age, Romance
Age Range: 13+
Total Episodes: 12
Runtime: 24 minutes per episode
Original Story by Shiratori Shirow
Directed by Shin Oonuma

– Other works from Shin Oonuma:

**Directed

  • Baka and Test: Summon the Beasts (T.V. Series & OVA)
  • C³ (T.V. Series)
  • Dusk maiden of Amnesia (T.V. Series)
  • Invaders of the Rokujyōma!? (T.V. Series)
  • Watamote (T.V. Series)

Production: Frontier Works & Square Enix
Animation Production: SILVER LINK
Other Media Chronology:

  • Light Novel: Written by Shirow Shiratori. Illustrated by Kippu. Published by SB Creative. Imprint: GA Bunko. 2011 – Ongoing 8 volumes
  • Manga: Written by: Shirow Shiratori. Illustrated by Maru Asakura. Published by: Square Enix. Magazine: Young Gangan. 2012–Ongoing 4 volumes
  • Spin-off Manga:
    • No-Rin Petit: Written by: Shirow Shiratori. Illustrated by Kotoji. Published by: Square Enix. Magazine: Big Gangan. 2013–2014
    • No-Rin -Wild-: Written by: Shirow Shiratori. Illustrated by Toshiko Machida. Published by: SB Creative. Magazine: Big Gangan. 2013–Ongoing

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Persona 4 The Golden The Animation The Episode 8

Time for this week’s episode of Persona 4. It’s Christmas in August, complete with Sumo Claus!

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Learning to Play Twilight Imperium

“Just put your trade agreements and ambassadors together until you have a little pile of diplomacy.””

“He says he’s going to be here soon.”

“Hey, when are we ordering pizza?”

Last Sunday, I sat down to play our first game of Twilight Imperium.

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Tokyo Ghoul Episode 8: The Whole World Blind and Toothless

It’s another episode of Tokyo Ghoul down, and another episode of dramatic fights and complex emotions. As always, spoilers after the break.

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Ogy Anime Reveiws: Jewel BEM Hunter Lime

Ogy Anime Reveiws: Jewel BEM Hunter Lime

Jewel BEM Hunter Lime DVD

Show Index:
Date Released: Fall, 10/25/1996
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Coming of Age, Video Game Adaptation
Age Range: 13+
Total Episodes: 3
Runtime: 26 minutes per episode
Original Story by Kenichiro Nakamura (Silence)
Directed by Tetsuro Amino
– Other works from Akira Daikubara:
**Directed
• Iria – Zeiram the Animation (OVA)
• Blue Comet SPT Layzner (TV Series)
• Bats & Terry (Movie)
• Clock Fighters Hiwou’s War (TV Series)
• DT Eightron (TV Series)
• Hurricane! Iron Leaguer
• Lupin III: Sweet Lost Night – Magic Lamp’s Nightmare Premonition
• Lupin III: The last Job
• Macross 7 (any anime adaptation except for the Frontier era)
• St. Luminous Mission High School (TV Series)
• Starship Troopers (OVA)
• Shiki (TV Series)
Production: ASMIK & TBS
Animation Production: Ashi Productions
Other Media Chronology:
– Video Game: Release 09/29/1995, Genre: Action, Platform: Sega Saturn & PlayStation. Not sure of release dates for the other versions.
Licensed by: Sentai Filmworks
Previously Anime Works a.k.a. Media Blasters
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Persona 4 The Golden The Animation The Episode 7

This week, as with last week, is actual spoilers territory.

No kidding, we’re 7 out of probably 12 of this and we just finished the plot where 25/26 happened for the first show. So let’s pull up some good background music and enjoy the show.

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