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Movie Night #6 Voting

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After a brief hiatus for the holiday, Movie Night is back. As always, the movie with the most votes is selected for the next movie night, which, as always, is Saturday at 8 PM Eastern.

Here’s what we’ve watched so far:
My Neighbor Totoro
Tokyo Godfathers
Princess Mononoke
Kiki’s Delivery Service

Be sure to give anything you nominate an upvote, as I only count upvotes. Now go down below and select the next movie!

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PV Released for “Hinako Note” Anime Adaptation

The first promotional video for the Hinako Note television anime has been released! This series is an adaptation of the Hinako Note manga that was first published in August 2014 by Mitsuki, who is responsible for both the story and the art.

MyAnimeList describes the synopsis of this series below:

“Hinako lives in the countryside and is poor at speaking. She wants to improve her speech to be able to talk to people fluently, so she moves to Tokyo and plans to join the drama club in high school. When she arrives, however, it turns out her boarding house is a secondhand bookstore, and a beautiful girl who eats books lives there.”

Hinako Note will premiere in April 2017.

You can find the video and a key visual after the break!

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New Merchandise for “Fire Emblem Fates”, “Touken Ranbu”, and “Fate/Extra CCC”

Good Smile Company has added new merchandise to their shop!

A Corrin Nendoroid (Fire Emblem Fates), a Corrin figma (Fire Emblem Fates), a Sayo Samonji Nendoroid (Touken Ranbu), a Nendoroid Sleeping Bag (Touken Ranbu), and a 1/7th scale BB figurine (Fate/Extra CCC) are available to preorder now.

You can find more information about everything after the break!

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Music: 12 Days of Anime Cringemas (CHRISTMAS PARODY SONG)

What would the holidays be without some parody songs? It’s almost tradition at this point.

Today we’ve got the “12 Days of Anime Cringemas”, featuring numerous anime personalities such as Jessica Nigri, Glass Reflection, Misty Chronexia, and many more! I’m sure you’re gonna get some entertainment out of it somehow.

Check it out below!

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12/26/16 Anime Releases

Have some positivity from The Glass Mask Year 3 Class D for the day after Christmas.

6:55am – Puzzle & Dragons X – Episode 25
7:30am – JOKER – Episodes 51, 52
10:00am – The Glass Mask Year 3 Class D – Episodes 12, 13
12:35pm – Trickster – Episode 12
1:00pm – Gakuen Handsome – Episode 12
2:05pm – Scorching Ping Pong Girls – Episode 12
6:15pm – Nyanbo! – Episode13

9:30pm – Orange (Dub) – Episode 10
10:00pm – Yuri!!! On ICE (Dub) – Episode 10

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More info after the break!

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New Teaser for “Kirakira☆Precure À La Mode” Anime

Toei Animation has released some new content for Kirakira☆Precure À La Mode on their official website, including a short teaser and some visuals. The video briefly shows off the new magical girl cast along with the air date posted in the top right corner. This Precure series’ theme appears to be both animals and sweets.

The staff for this upcoming series:

Kirakira☆Precure À La Mode will begin airing on February 5, 2017.

You can find the video and visuals after the break!

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Anime Rewatch #2: Cowboy Bebop – Episode 11

Pretend I wrote something clever about toys and Christmas right here.

Today we’ll be watching episode 11 of Cowboy Bebop, titled “Toys in the Attic.”

This episode can be found on FunimationHulu, and Crunchyroll, but you can use whatever your preferred anime watching method is. After you’re done watching, you can come back here to discuss it.

Discussion and spoilers below!

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Preorders Open for “Cowboy Bebop” Figurine

Kotobukiya has added a new Spike Spiegel (Cowboy Bebop) figurine to their ARTFXJ Statue lineup! The figure line is designed to make Japanese characters more accessible to their fans around the world.

This 1/8th scale figurine is approximately 9.5 inches tall (about 240mm) and can be preordered now through the Kotobukiya Online Store for $149.99. He comes with a few interchangeable parts to help create a more customizeable experience. The solemn face, coatless upper body, and hand holding cigarette parts are exclusive bonuses from ordering through the Kotobukiya store.

“The space western is famous for its characters (as well as the music and action), and coming to you directly from is an exclusive version of the bounty hunter and former Red Dragon Syndicate hitman: SPIKE SPIEGEL DX VER.! The stylish and cool anti-hero looks like he stepped right out of the anime and is portrayed in a casual pose leaning up against a brick wall. Spike wears his traditional outfit consisting of a blue suit and shoes, yellow shirt, black tie, and gray overcoat. The bounty hunter rests against the low, broken wall while balancing on one foot, the other tucked beneath him. He even turns to give you a sly smile as though to distract from the fact that he’s holding his pistol at the ready! Spiegel’s clothing looks great with realistic folds, creases, and details including his open collar and loosened tie.

Remove Spike’s coat to give him an even more relaxed look, exchange his pistol with a rose, swap out facial expressions for a smile or a scowl, or use the alternate arm to capture Spiegel smoking a cigarette.”

The figurine can be preordered from other sites, such as AmiAmi, so choose whichever you’re most comfortable with if you do decide to pick him up. He will be officially released in June 2017.

You can find more pictures after the break!

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