New Anime Brew: Aura Koga Maryuin’s Last War

New Anime Brew: Aura Koga Maryuin’s Last War

Aura_DVD_Case

Show Index:

Date Released: April 13, 2013 (Japanese)

  • December 8, 2015 (American/Canadian)

Genre: (Serious) Drama & Romance
Age Range: 13+
Runtime: 1 feature, 85 minutes, 55 seconds
Original Creator: Romeo Tanaka
– Other work from Romeo Tanaka:

  • Humanity Has Declined (T.V. Series)

Director: Seiji Kishi
– Other work from Seiji Kishi:

  • Angel Beats! (T.V. Series)
  • Arpeggio of Blue Steel (Series)
  • Assassination Classroom (Series)
  • Galaxy Angel Rune (T.V. Series)
  • Kamisama Dolls (Series)
  • My Bride Is a Mermaid (T.V. Series)
  • Ragnarok The Animation (T.V. Series)
  • Rampo Kitan: Game of Laplace (T.V. Series)
  • Astro Fighter Sunred (Series)
  • Yugo the Negotiator (T.V. Series)

Script Written by: Jun Kumagai
– Other work from Jun Kumagai:

  • Aquarion Logos (T.V. Series)
  • Galilei Donna (T.V. Series)

Sound Director: Satoki Iida
– Other Sound Directing from Satoki Iida:

  • Amagami SS (Series)
  • Angel Beats! (T.V. Series)
  • Assassination Classroom (Series)
  • Blood Lad (T.V. Series)
  • Busou Shinki (T.V. Series)
  • Humanity Has Declined (T.V. Series)
  • Magikano (T.V. Series)
  • Mayo Chiki! (T.V. Series)
  • My Bride Is a Mermaid (T.V. Series)
  • Nyan Koi! (T.V. Series)
  • Sakura Trick (T.V. Series)
  • Tentai Senshi Sunred (Series)

Music: Michiru Oshima
– Other musical works from Michiru Oshima:

  • Arc the Lad (T.V. Series)
  • BECK: Mongolian Chop Squad (T.V. Series)
  • Casshan: Robot Hunter Casshern (OAV)
  • Fancy Lala (T.V. Series)
  • Fusé: Memoirs of a Huntress (Movie)
  • The Glass Rabbit (Movie)
  • Hal (Movie)
  • Legend of Crystania (Series)
  • Little Witch Academia (Movies)
  • Lord of Lords Ryu Knight (Series)
  • Magic User’s Club (Series)
  • Miracle Girls (T.V. Series)
  • Patema Inverted (Movie)
  • Project Blue Earth SOS (T.V. Series)
  • Queen Emeraldas (OAV)
  • Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers (T.V. Series)
  • Run (Movie)
  • Snow White with the Red Hair (Series)
  • Sound of the Sky (T.V. Series)

Productions: AIC A.S.T.A., Aura Film Partners, Lantis, Marvelous AQL, MOVIC, Pony Canyon, & Sotsu Co., Ltd.

Other Media Chronology:

-Light Novel: Title: Aura: Maryūinkōga Saigo no Tatakai. Written by: Romeo Tanaka. Illustrated by: Mebae. Published by: Shogakukan. Imprint: Gagaga Bunko. 2008. 1 (360 page) volume. Licensed by: No one in the U.S. & CAN

-Manga: Title: Aura: Maryūinkōga Saigo no Tatakai. Written by: Romeo Tanaka. Illustrated by: Kōichirō Hoshino. Published by: Shogakukan. Magazine: Shōnen Sunday Super. 2012. 4 volumes. Licensed by: No one in the U.S. & CAN

Licensed by Sentai Filmworks.

Continue reading

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

Show Index:

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
Licensed by GKids. Click on here to go buy movie. Continue reading

Ogy Anime Reviews: Momo: The Girl God of Death

Ogy Anime Reviews: Momo: The Girl God of Death

Momo the Girl God of Death DVD Case

Show Index:

Name: Momo: The Girl God of Death
-Other aliases:

  • Ballad of a Shinigami
  • Ballad of a Shinigami: Momo the Girl God of Death
  • Shinigami no Ballad: Momo the Girl God of Death

Date Released: Spring, 03/02/2006
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Psychological, Romance, Supernatural, and Tragedy
Age Range: 8+
Total Episodes: 6
Runtime: 24 minutes per episode
Original Story by Keisuke Hasegawa (or K-Ske Hasegawa)
-Other works:

  • Jii-chan Jet!!
  • Mizutama Panic

Directed by Tomomi Mochizuki
– Other works:

  • My Dear Marie (OAV)
  • Princess Nine (T.V. Series)
  • Zettai Shonen (T.V. Series)

Production: Pony Canyon
Animation Production: Ginga-ya & Group TAC
Sound Production: Jinnan Studio
Other Media Chronology:

  • Light Novel: Written by Keisuke Hasegawa. Illustrated by Nanakusa. Published by ASCII Media Works. Imprint: Dengeki hp. U.S. Licensor: Seven Seas Entertainment . 2003 – 2009 12 volumes
  • Manga: Written by: Keisuke Hasegawa. Illustrated by Asuka Izumi. Published by: Hakusensha. Magazine: LaLa & LaLa DX. U.S. Licensor: CMX Manga . 2005 – 2007 3 volumes
  • T.V. Drama: Directed by: Kōtarō Terauchi. Studio: Tornado Film & SF Planning . 2007 12 Episodes
  • Radio Program / Audio Drama: ???

Licensed by Maiden Japan. Continue reading

New Anime Brew: Holy Knight

New Anime Brew: Holy Knight

Holy Knight Cover

Show Index:

Aired: Spring 2012
Genre: Fantasy, Ecchi, Supernatural, Serious Drama
Age Range: 16+
Total Episodes: 2 Episodes, both times together is about 57 minutes
Original creator: Maya Miyazaki
-Other Works:
• Gokujyo – Gokurakuin Joshi Kōryō Monogatari (TV & Manga)
• School (OAV)

Directed by Jiro Fujimoto
– Other works:
**Directed
• Ane Haramix (OAV)
**Partially Directed
• Alien Nine (Special) Ep.1
• Burst Angel: Infinity (OAV)
• Dai-Guard (TV) Ep.18
• Sound of the Sky (TV) Ep.10
• Speed Grapher (TV) Ep.8
• Tico and Friends (TV)
• Welcome to the NHK (TV) Ep.10 & 18

Production: CAMMOT
Animation Production: Lilix
Sound Production: Cosmic Ray
Media Chronology:

-Manga: Title: Holly Knight. Written by: Maya Miyazaki. Published by: GOT Corporation. Magazine: Canopri Comic. 2010 1 volume, but not sure if true. Localized Distributor: Project-H. Licensed by: Digital Manga Publishing.

-OVA: Spring 2012 (OVA 2)

Licensed by Media Blaster and hopefully this will be released in October in a **Sub  onto DVD when ever Media Blasters/Anime Works is ready to, but you can Pre-order it now as stated below.

The Manga is available now from Project-H. Click on here to buy manga.

*UPDATE:  Holy Knight might get a dub; therefore, a Hybrid release is possible!!!

**UPDATE: I just don’t know about the language track any more.

***UPDATE: This OVA will have a hybrid release and will premier it’s dub on Crunchy roll on February 23, 2015. Click on here to buy OVA.

Continue reading