New Anime Brew: Momo Kyun Sword (Momo Kyun Sōdo)

New Anime Brew: Momo Kyun Sword (Momo Kyun Sōdo)

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Date Released: Summer, July 8,2014
Genre: Supernatural, Fantasy, Comedy, Fan Service
Age Range: 13+
Runtime: 12 episodes, 23 minutes 42 seconds
Director: Shinsuke Yanagi
– Other work from Shinsuke Yanagi:

  • Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS (T.V. Series) Director

Script Written by: Tsuyoshi Tamai
– Other work from Tsuyoshi Tamai:

  • Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu (Series)

Sound Director: Teruaki Sugawara
– Other Sound Directing from Teruaki Sugawara:

  • Hanayaka Nari, Waga Ichizoku (OAV)
  • Magical Warfare (T.V. Series)
  • Wolverine (T.V. Series)

Music: Yasunori Iwasaki
– Other musical works from Yasunori Iwasaki:

  • Ah My Buddha (T.V. Series)
  • Fortune Quest L (T.V. Series)
  • Happy Lesson (Series)
  • Tenjho Tenge (T.V. Series)
  • Vandread (Series)

Productions:

  • Project No.9
  • Tri-Slash

Other Media Chronology:

  • Light Novel: Written by: Kibidango Project. Run 2012 – Ongoing. Turns out that this is an online light novel series.

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Parasyte Episode Two: The Awkward Teenage Years

Man, where has the time gone? I’ve been meaning to get back to this review for some time, but something has just kept stopping me. Gee, I wonder what it could be, fat-ass. I guess I’ll just have to throw some extra effort in to get caught up! Spoilers beyond the cut.

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New Anime Brew: A Letter to Momo

New Anime Brew: A Letter to Momo (Momo e no Tegami)

A Letter to Momo DVD bought from Target

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Date Released: Fall , September 2011 (at the Toronto International Film Festival)
Genre: Supernatural, Drama, Comedy
Age Range: 3+
Runtime: 2 hours
Director and Story Creator: Hiroyuki Okiura
– Other works from Hiroyuki Okiura:

  • Dream Hunter Rem (OAV) Key Animator
  • Jin-Roh – The Wolf Brigade (Movie) Director
  • Paprika (Movie) : Key Animator

Sound Director: Kazuhiro Wakabayashi
– Other Sound Directing from Kazuhiro Wakabayashi:

  • Darker than Black (Series)
  • Princess Mononoke (Movie)
  • xxxHOLiC (Series)

Music: Mina Kubota
Other musical works from Mina Kubota:

  • Amuri in Star Ocean (OAV)
  • Kaleido Star (Series)
  • Shattered Angels (T.V. Series)

Productions: Production I.G., Kadokawa Shoten, Bandai Visual, CBC, HoriPro, JR Kikaku, Kadokawa Pictures, Mainichi Broadcasting System, Oriental Light and Magic, RCC Chugoku Broadcasting, TBS, The Mainichi Newspapers, Tokyu Recreation Co., Ltd. , Yahoo! Japan
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Ogy Anime Reviews: Vampiyan Kids (Pilot)

Ogy Anime Reviews: Vampiyan Kids (Pilot)

Kick Heart DVD menu there it is

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Name: Vampiyan Kids (Pilot)
– Other aliases:

  • Vampire Kids
  • Nanchatte Vampiyan
  • I Vampiriani, Vampiri Vegetariani

Date Released: 1999 (Could only find year)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Fantasy, Supernatural, Comedy, Gag
Age Range: 13+
Runtime: 18 Minutes and 41 seconds
Directed by Masaaki Yuasa
– Other Works:

  • Kaiba (T.V. Series)
  • Kick-Heart (OVA)
  • The Tatami Galaxy (T.V. Series)

Music: Kô Ôtani
– Other Works:

  • Birdy the Mighty (OAV)
  • Colorful (Movie)
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (Series)
  • Outlaw Star (T.V. Series)
  • Shakugan no Shana (Seriees)
  • Zatch Bell (T.V. Series)

Production: Production I.G.
Other Media Chronology:

  • T.V. Series
  • Promotionals

Licensed by Production I.G. (Localized Import)
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New Anime Brew: Magimoji Rurumo

New Anime Brew: Magimoji Rurumo

Majimoji Rurumo Title cast shot

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Date Released: Summer, 07/09/2014
Genre: Supernatural, Comedy, Magical, Romance
Age Range: 13+ Shōnen
Total Episodes: 12
Runtime: 24 minutes.
Original Story by Wataru Watanabe
– Other work from Wataru Watanabe:
• Yowamushi Pedal (Series)

Directed by Chikara Sakurai (First Directive)
Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama
– Other works from Satoshi Motoyama:
• Demon King Daimao (T.V. Series)
• Desert Punk (T.V. Series)
• Haganai (Series)
• Maid Sama (T.V. Series)
• Oreimo (Series)
• Princess Tutu (T.V. Series)
• WATAMOTE (T.V. Series)

Production: J.C. Staff
Other Media Chronology:

  • Original Manga: Written by: Wataru Watanabe. Published by: Kodansha. Magazine: Monthly Shōnen Sirius. Oct. 2007 – Feb. 2011 7 volumes 1st Arc
  • Magimoji Rurumo: Makai-hen: Written by: Wataru Watanabe. Published by: Kodansha. Magazine: Monthly Shōnen Sirius. Apr. 2011 – Mar. 2013 5 volumes 2nd Arc
  • Magimoji Rurumo: Hōkago no Mahō Chugakusei: Written by: Wataru Watanabe. Published by: Kodansha. Magazine: Monthly Shōnen Sirius. Jul. 2013 – Ongoing 3rd Arc

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New Anime Brew: Yondemasu yo, Azazel-san (You’re Being Summoned, Azazel-san)

New Anime Brew: Yondemasu yo, Azazel-san (You’re Being Summoned, Azazel-san) Season One and Two (Z) with OVAs

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Aired: Spring 2011 & Spring 2013
Genre: Comedy, Supernatural, Fantasy
Age Range: 16+ Seinin
Total Episodes: 30 Episodes (OVAs included), TV series and first OVA are 11-15 minutes each with OVA two through four are 28 minutes each
Original creator: Yasuhisa Kubo (Only work to my knowledge)

Directed by Tsutomu Mizushima
Other Directorals:
• Another (TV)
• Blood-C (TV)
• Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-chan (TV)
• Haré+Guu (TV & Deluxe OVA)
• Magical Witch Punie-chan (OAV)
• Many Shin Chan Movies
• Witch Craft Works (TV)
• XXX Holic (All of the anime for this series)

Animation Production: Production I.G.
Sound Production: Fonishia
Media Chronology:
-Manga: Title: They’re Calling for You, Mr. Azazel. Written by: Yasuhisa Kubo. Published by: Kodansha. Magazine: Evening. 2007–Ongoing 8 volumes.
-OVA: Spring 2010 (OVA 4 just out in Japan)
-Season One
-Season Two: Renamed: Yondemasuyo, Azazel-san Z

Licensed by The Right Stuf International/Lucky Penny Entertainment.

Availability: This will be released in 2015 as a complete series DVD Sub only set with on-screen translations; however, there seems to be no news of the OVAs being a part of this release or coming over here, but I hope that they might reconsider or at least get the first two or three.

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