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Discussion in 'Anime News & Rumours' started by ilmaestro, Oct 4, 2011.

  1. Peachy

    Peachy Bumpkin AUKN Staff

    "It is my fault, and I am sorry. The source material should have been better and I've done a great burden"

    That breaks my heart.
     
  2. Neil.T

    Neil.T Adventurer

    Sounds to me like they're making mangaka Daichi Sorayomi unfairly fall on his own sword for this. Why not just keep the manga if that's doing okay? (Or is that too much like common sense?)
     
  3. crashmatt

    crashmatt Vampire Ninja

    Man that statement is pretty brutal, he's taken all the heat for the adaptation. I honestly didn't think it was that bad.
     
  4. Yami

    Yami Great Teacher

    Arrow Video announcements for July include Kinji Fukasaku's New Battles Without Honour and Humanity and Kiyoshi Kurosawa's Pulse. More pertinently, Arrow Books will be releasing books by Tom Mes writing about Meiko Kaji and Andrew Osmond on Ghost in the Shell

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  5. Professor Irony

    Professor Irony Cardcaptor

    If nothing else, I would probably buy that for the cover.
     
  6. Neil.T

    Neil.T Adventurer

    Yeah, nice cover. Who's the illustrator, I wonder?
     
  7. Yami

    Yami Great Teacher

    It's credited to Chris Malbon.

    He also did their covers for Takashi Miike's Black Society Trilogy and Kinji Fukasaku's Doberman Cop adaptation
     
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  8. Gemsy-chan

    Gemsy-chan Dragon Knight

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  9. Rena Ryuugu

    Rena Ryuugu Oyashiro-Sama

    Sad to hear that about Keijo ;_;


    Edit: Some good news, Viz Media will be releasing the Splatoon manga ^^
     
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2017
  10. ShipTeaser

    ShipTeaser Dandy Guy, in Space

    Last edited: Apr 22, 2017
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  11. ConanThe3rd

    ConanThe3rd Railgun

    Ninja Baseball Bat-man.

    In this world, if you don't bring your A game you're only going to be left behind and out on your ass.
     
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  12. Zin5ki

    Zin5ki Railgun

    We have yet to assess the fullest extent of the losses here.
     
  13. ConanThe3rd

    ConanThe3rd Railgun

    There's nothing to say here, the show was assassinated.
     
  14. Rosencrantz

    Rosencrantz Dragon Knight

    Pretty amazing news in several ways. I never thought we'd see it as Viz should have first dibs on it and they seem loathe to let anyone else have things if they don't want it. Maybe they can prise Hayate x Blade off Viz at some point as well.
     
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  15. Ian Wolf

    Ian Wolf Baka Ranger AUKN Staff

    Seven Seas have just announced on Twitter that they are releasing the one-shot manga Deadline Summoner digitally only.
     
  16. Gemsy-chan

    Gemsy-chan Dragon Knight

    Keijo!!!!!!!! Manga Creator Explains Cancellation
     
  17. HWR

    HWR Straw Hat Pirate

    Not sure if this has been posted elsewhere on the forum but..
    Fullmetal Alchemist, One Piece Voice Actor Ed Blaylock Passes Away
    Voice actor and radio host Ed Blaylock passed away earlier this month aged 64. He voiced quite a few characters for Funi dubs, with his biggest roles being King Bradley in the FMA franchise and Sengoku from One Piece.
    This is very saddening, his voice work was superb, and his performance as Bradley was probably one of my favourites in the series.

    The radio station where he worked, WRR 101 gave a touching tribute to him here:
    WRR 101
     
  18. IncendiaryLemon

    IncendiaryLemon Captain Karen AUKN Staff

    Very sad, he was perfect as King Bradley in both adaptations.
     
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  19. HWR

    HWR Straw Hat Pirate

    True that, his performance along with the other Funi VAs is one of the defining factors that makes FMAB my all time favourite anime series.
     
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  20. Ian Wolf

    Ian Wolf Baka Ranger AUKN Staff

    Yuri!!! On Ice is returning - a film has been commissioned, and it is not a compilation film.
     
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