New Anime Brew: Aura Koga Maryuin’s Last War

New Anime Brew: Aura Koga Maryuin’s Last War

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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.

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New Anime Brew: Maria the Virgin Witch

New Anime Brew: Maria the Virgin Witch

Maria the Virgin Witch Title Card

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Other Names:

  • Maria the Virgin: Witch by Will, Maiden by Force
  • Junketsu no Maria: Sorcière de gré, pucelle de force
  • Maria: Sorcière de gré, pucelle de force

Date Released: January 11, 2015
Genre: Drama, Supernatural, Fantasy, Comedy, Romance, Adventure, Historical Fiction
Age Range: 16+
Runtime: 12 episodes, 24 minutes
Original creator: Masayuki Ishikawa
– Other work from Masayuki Ishikawa:

  • Moyasimon: Tales of Agriculture (series)

Director: Goro Taniguchi
– Other works from Goro Taniguchi:

  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (Original creator & Director of series)
  • S-CRY-ed (Director)

Script Written by: Hideyuki Kurata
– Other work from Hideyuki Kurata:

  • Battle Athletes Victory (Script for series)
  • Kamichu! (Original creator)
  • Magical Play (Script for series)
  • The World God Only Knows (Series composition for the whole series)

Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
– Other Sound Directing from Jin Aketagawa:

  • AKB0048 (Series)
  • Anohana, The Flower We Saw That Day (Series)
  • Birdy the Mighty: Decode (Series)
  • A Certain Scientific Railgun (Series & Index movie)
  • Queen’s Blade (Series)
  • Shakugan no Shana (Series)
  • Milky Holmes (Series)
  • Zoids: ZERO(Bit Cloud Tournament) & Fuzors (not the other one)

Music: Masato Kōda
– Other musical works from Masato Kōda:

  • Aoki Hagane no Arpeggio: Ars Nova Cadenza
  • Arpeggio of Blue Steel
  • Magical Warfare

Productions: Bandai Visual, Kodansha, Junketsu no Maria Production Committee, Lantis, Production I.G, & Q-Tec
Other Media Chronology:

-Manga: Title: Maria the Virgin Witch. Written by: Masayuki Ishikawa. Published by: Kodansha. Magazine: Good! Afternoon. 2008. 3 volumes. Licensed by: Kodansha Comics USA.

-Manga: Title: Maria the Virgin Witch Exhibition. Written by: Masayuki Ishikawa. Published by: Kodansha. Magazine: Good! Afternoon. 2014. 1 volume. Licensed by: Kodansha Comics USA.

Licensed by FUNimation Entertainment (or the streaming is for the meanwhile)

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New Anime Brew: Chaika the Coffin Princess: Avenging Battle (Season 2)

New Anime Brew: Chaika the Coffin Princess: Avenging Battle (Season 2)

Chaika Avenging Battle Promo pic

Previous Season Review:  New Anime Brew: Hitsugi no Chaika (Chaika – The Coffin Princess)

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Other Names:

  • Hitsugi no Chaika: Avenging Battle
  • Chaika the Coffin Princess Season 2
  • Chaika Season 2

Date Released:  October 08, 2014
Genre: Supernatural, Fantasy, Romance, Adventure
Age Range: 13+
Runtime: 10 episodes, 23 minutes 41 seconds
Original creator: Ichiro Sakaki
– Other works from Ichiro Sakaki:

  • CODE-E (T.V. Series)
    • Mission-E (T.V. Series)
  • Magician’s Academy (T.V. Series & Manga)
  • Outbreak Company (T.V. Series & Manga & Light Novel)
  • Polyphonica (Series)
  • Scrapped Princess (T.V. Series & Manga)
  • Strait Jacket (OAV)

Director: Soichi Masui
– Other works from Soichi Masui:

  • Anyamaru Tantei Kiruminzū (T.V. Series)
  • Scrapped Princess (T.V. Series)
  • Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars (T.V. Series, but as an episode director)

Sound Director: Masafumi Mima
– Other Sound Directings from Masafumi Mima:

  • Ai Yori Aoshi (T.V. Series)
  • Allison & Lillia (T.V. Series)
  • Animal Crossing (Movie)
  • Arjuna (ERR)
  • Cardcaptor Sakura (Series)
  • Chobits (Series)
  • Dai-Guard (T.V. Series)
  • Fullmetal Alchemist (Series)
  • I Dream of Mimi (Ooo, sexy~)
  • Paprika (Movie)
  • Pokémon (Series)
  • Santa Company (Movie) as Supervision which now explains that sound effect
  • Ushio & Tora (OAV)

Music: Seikou Nagaoka
– Other musical works from Seikou Nagaoka:

  • New Dream Hunter Rem: Massacre in the Phantasmic Labyrinth (OAV) Hmm
  • Petite Princess Yucie (T.V. Series)
  • Strike Witches (Series)
  • Tenchi Muyo (Early series with specials and Universe)

Productions:

  • BONES
  • Flying Dog
  • Fujimi Shobo
  • Hitsugi No Chaika Partners
  • Kadokawa Corporation
  • Kadokawa Shoten

Other Media Chronology:

– Light Novel: Written by Ichirō Sakaki. Illustrated by Namaniku ATK . Published by Fujimi Shobo. Imprint: Fujimi Fantasia BunkoRun. 2010 – Ongoing 9 volumes

–Manga: Written by: Shinta Sakayama. Published by: Kadokawa Shoten. Magazine: Shōnen Ace. 2011–Ongoing 3 volumes

–Spin-off  Manga:

A.) Hitsugi no Chaikaka. Written by: Kanikama. Published by: Kadokawa Shoten. Magazine: 4-Koma Nano Ace (former), Shōnen Ace (current). 2011 – Ongoing

B.) Gakuen Chaika!. Magazine: Niconico Age Premium. 2014 – Ongoing

Licensed by Sentai Filmworks.

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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

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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: ???

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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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