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Showing posts from February, 2011

Freshest News: Square Enix otome, YB stars reunites, La Corda finale

Gaming giant Square Enix enters the otome market with mobile game Ultimate Kiss. From Siliconera. It's another opp for more reverse harem projects wee!
If you ever wonder of what will happen if the characters of Jung Yonghwa and Park Shin Hye ends up together in You're Beautiful, then here's your answer. The two has been slated for a new drama  this June titled "Festival". From allkpop via my future sis-in-law who shared this on my FB wall. :)
Lala holds contests (best scene, clothes, music ec) in commemoration of pending finale of La Corda manga. From Shoujospain

Bokura no Himitsu wo Kyouyuu shiyou ka

Bokura no Himitsu wo Kyouyuu shiyou ka by Yuki Shiraishi  - oneshot

Yuka goes to the Ikimonogakari's to ask for help to find the courage to confess for Valentine's. But their idea of help will bring out  extra non-human parts. Thanks to the anonymous tip via skribit.

Hakuouki: Sweet School Life

Hakuouki: Sweet School Life  (5 chapters)
Highschool parody of the Shinsengumis as students and teachers. Found 1 chapter on the net.

Freshest News: Crash Vomic to Live action

There will be live action special program in Animax for the manga "Crash" this mid-March. It will feature the voices behind the vomic, Elements Garden. More info from Pro Shoujo Spain via Yahoo Babel (so this news is not 100% accurate) Official site for Crash Vomic.

Freshest News: Hakuouki OVA and Hakuouki Monthly etc.

There will be a 5 volume OVA from Hakuouki this early summer featuring: Toshizō Hijikata, Sōji Okita, Hajime Saitō, Sanosuke Harada, and Heisuke Tōdō, More info from ANN.
The monthly magazine "Hakuouki Monthly" will also debut at the end of April. More info from Hakuouki LJ.

The Hakuōki Shinsengumi Enburoku stage play moved 2,834 copies at #29 for Japan's Animation DVD Ranking, January 31-February 6 . More info from ANN.
The wallie above is from just released Hakuouki DS.

Starry Sky Valentine Wallie

Limited Valentine wallpaper from Starry Sky. Available from Feb. 14-21.

Happy Valentine's

from Strobe Edge

Yumeiro Pâtissière: Mune Kyun Tropical Island!

Yumeiro Pâtissière: Mune Kyun Tropical Island! "Yumeiro Pâtissière:  Heart Racing Tropical Island"
Team Ichigo are marooned on an island and fun, crazy stuff ensues. This was aired on a Ribon magazine event.

Freshest News/ Upcoming: Vit X update and Asuko March live action

According to March B’s Log maazine , Vitamin X anime will be a three-part OAD (Original Animation DVD) featuring two guys in each part. From Lijaka.

The manga Asuko March by Kaori Akiyama has been adapted into live action TV series starring Emi Takei. It's about a girl in technical highschool with only 3 female students among the 198 incoming freshmen. Nao is the only girl in her class. The jdorama will air on April. From ANN.

Freshest News/ Upcoming: Uta No Prince-Sama

It was announced on Newtype magazine that the otome turned manga "Uta No Prince-Sama" will also be animated. " Uta No Prince-Sama - Maji Love 1000%" will air this summer. This is about a girl in a performing art school filled with bishies. From ANN.

UPDATE: Official site here.

Freshest News: SKKS DVD and Fans choice for a sequel

"Sungkyunkwan Scandal Director's Cut" will be released on Feb. 25. It will also have English subtitles and  a lot of features. For full details and to order click here. "Sungkyunkwan Scandal" was also voted as  the #1 drama that fans would like to hope for a sequel beating "Secret Garden". "You're Beautiful" also makes it to the list. From allkpop.

Aquarius Wallpaper

Limited wallpaper from Starry Sky until Feb. 10.

Polls: Hakuoki Couples

We have another tie for your favorite couple of the otome turned anime "Hakuouki Shinsengumi". It's Chizuri and Hijikata and Chizuri and Saito. Wow I didn't know that Saito's quietness will prove a deadly competition against Hijikata! I thought Hijikata will lead the votes. It's good that the the heroine chose a character and the story didn't end in a open question. But darn that was really an ending with no room for other characters to pursue Chizuri. Here's the scores. Thanks for the 398 people who voted!
Saito    137 (34%)
Hijikita 136 (34%)
Okita 74 (18%)
Heisuke 26 (6%)
Harada 13 (3%)
Keisuke 10 (2%)
Shinpachi 2 (0%)