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Blood-C

Blood-C summed up in 60 seconds


Yep, that looks right
Mar 03
You may remember that I wasn't too hot on Blood-C or its sequel, The Last Dark. It really suffers from a listless plot that doesn't do much with its interesting lead character. However, it does have interesting moments, many... read
Card Captor Sakura

Card Captor Sakura production material books on the way


I want all of them
Dec 11
Card Captor Sakura is one of my top ten favorite anime series of all time. It's charming, heart warming, exciting, and unique in many ways. I personally think it's Clamp's best work. AnimeStyle will be publishing three separa... read
Last chance for redemption
One of my largest criticisms in my review of Blood C was that it had no definitive ending. Yes, there was a resolution involving most of the characters in town, but it was clear that the show was a 12-episode precursor to the... read feature

Blood C

Blood C receives animation award


Well, the animation WAS pretty good
Oct 22
While it isn't a perfect show, Blood C is an alright horror show that looks and sounds solid. It seems that other publications agreed, as the 12 episode program was awarded the 2013 Reaper Award for Best Animation. Presented ... read
More claret than your local winery
When I watched Blood C in Summer of 2011, I thought it was a show that had a lot of promise. It started out with the distinct feeling that something wasn't right in an idyllic town that was being pressed upon by nightmarish b... read feature

Full 5 minute preview of xxxHOLIC live action


J-drama adaptation
Feb 20
Thanks to WOWOW we are getting the first five minutes of the new live action adaptation of CLAMP's manga and anime xxxHOLIC. So far I am not really impressed with it. This is coming from someone that has not read the manga n... read

Code Geass: Akito the Exiled episode 2 is looking good


Jan 31
I'm the last person you'd call a fan of either Code Geass TV series. I will however say that I think they're beautifully animated pieces of television that I don't regret watching, even if the actual story and cast did nothi... read

A Daily Dose of Battles: Hikaru vs Athena


Like mother like daughter
Jan 29
Let's literally kick things off with our first themed Daily Dose of 2013! The week, your favorite Japanator editors let you know which famous anime battles get their adrenaline going, fists clenched, and showcase what we all... read
Reach out for the real truth!
*ding, ding, ding* It's over! Zangief may have fought the best of the best, along with wrestling bears as part of his training. But in the end, it all amounts to one thing: Zangief has never punched Izaya. Simon on the other ... read feature

Rejoice? Live action xxxHOLiC drama incoming


Sep 06
I'm not on very good terms with Clamp these days. I absolutely adore their early work (Card Captor Sakura, Magical Knight Rayearth), but their recent stuff hasn't done much for me whatsoever. I've heard good things about xxxH... read

First chunk of Code Geass: Akito the Exiled streaming


Aug 09
I'll be honest with you guys and gals. Code Geass has never really appealed to me for one reason or another. The first season didn't do much for me and while I enjoyed the pure eye candy on display, I greatly disliked the cor... read

SAYA! Blood-C: The Last Dark trailer has shouting


Apr 02
There's more Blood coming up, with Blood-C: The Last Dark, a movie follow-up to last year's Blood-C anime series. Production I.G. is teaming up with CLAMP again to continue the story, since it ended rather poorly for the char... read

Code Geass hitting the stage in 2012


Dec 05
Ignoring the fact that the original story featured tons of fancy, smoothly-animated mech battles, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion is getting adapted into a theatrical play that you can see as soon as April 2012. Butaiban... read

Blood-C: The Last Dark promises more killin'


Dec 04
If you'll remember, CLAMP and Production I.G.'s schoolgirl slasher series Blood-C didn't exactly end well for pretty much anyone in its cast. While I won't spoil things here (you can check out Pedro's Final Impressions of the... read

Final Impressions: Blood C


Oct 09
To say that Blood C has taken an interesting turn would be a bit of an understatement. Nothing really new or surprising, what with high school girl Saya using her mysterious powers to defend her town from encroaching demons. ... read

Code Geass Gaiden: Bokoku no Akito goes direct-to-video


Aug 29
The first animated sequel to Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion has a release date! Sometime in November 2011, we'll be able to see a Lelouch-less story set after the events of the original anime, in which Elevens (a.k.a. J... read

New Code Geass definitely doesn't have clone Lelouches


Jan 06
Last year Sunrise decided to milk the Code Geass goat a little bit more by announcing a project set within the Code Geass world, Code Geass Gaiden:Boukoku no Akito. The series, a side-story to the larger Code Geass franchise,... read

Japanator Recommends: X


Jul 13
If most anime fans were asked what the typical CLAMP work would contain, noodley pretty boys swinging swords in fantasy settings would probably top the list followed by adorable little girls whirling magical wands accompanied... read

There was a lot of debating amongst the staff over who would win our X giveaway. Some of you guys had really good haiku written up, but we finally settled after a lengthy battle. It involved Crystal stabbing a bear in the eye... read feature


I love how Funimation is supporting Blu-ray by releasing nearly all of their current shows on the shiny, hi-def format. I wish more companies were as ambitious in pursuing Blu-ray, considering a lot of shows that I currently ... read feature

New Code Geass anime coming, doesn't star clone Lelouches


Apr 23
Not as far as I'm aware, that's for sure. According to 2ch, it's going to be called Code Geass Gaiden: Boukoku no Akito (Akito of the Ruined Nation), and is set several years after the end of the TV series. The whole "wo... read

A Few Thoughts On...Cardcaptor Sakura


Mar 28
[This is a promoted Community Blog, written by one of our readers. If you would like to see your own Cblog on the front page, warm up your keyboard and write something awesome! ~Jon Snyder]  Cardcaptor Saku... read

$19.99? Angelic Layer is too awesome to cost only $19.99!


Mar 19
One anime that will always stand in my top ten will be Angelic Layer. I can't even really explain why, but I love this anime. Bones adapted it from the Clamp manga, but the details don't matter. Something about it is just mag... read

Can't wait: Kobato TV anime preview


Sep 18
It's coming. Clamp's manga is going TV anime this October, courtesy of Madhouse, and Kadokawa has a new promotional video to show off the upcoming show. I'm excited! How about you? Have you checked out the manga?Speaking of ... read

I've been a fan of CLAMP since way back in the Chobits days, and my love for that series has fueled me to keep an eye on their work. Of course, I'm a sucker for supernatural themes as well, so it's no surprise I found myself ... read feature

CLAMP creates art and makes a PV for a Hatsune Miku song


Jun 18
Being a big fan of both CLAMP and Vocaloid, to find out that the amazing CLAMP ladies drew Hatsune Miku art for a song that they happened to fall in love with. Chibiyuuto posted about their letter and the things they wrote th... read

CLAMP to design special costume for Tekken 6


Jun 17
According to Tekken fansite SD Tekken, all-girl mangaka circle CLAMP will be designing special costumes for characters in the upcoming console versions of Tekken 6, due out Q4 2009. The costume will be for the always-conflict... read

CLAMP's Mangettes: Gate 7 cover revealed


Mar 26
I am a big fan of CLAMP but I'll be honest, I had no idea that they were working on another manga. Why do they keep doing this? Please finish up your other work, like X, ladies. It's great that you keep giving us new things b... read

Comparison pictures for upcoming Card Captor Sakura Blu-Ray release


Feb 11
Card Captora Sakura is my favorite anime of all time. The fact that they're releasing a Blu-Ray version seriously just made me jizz my pants. You might recall the announcement back in December and many people questioned how t... read

Cardcaptor Sakura flys your way on Blu-Ray in 2009


Dec 11
Cardcaptor Sakura is a series that has been near and dear to my heart for some time now. I always get a kick out of looking at her different costumes, as well as watching the story develop over the course of the show. No matt... read

Clamp School Detectives to get English dub


Jul 28
Reversing their previous position on Clamp School Detectives, Bandai Entertainment annouced that they would be producing a new dub for the upcoming release. Granted this was announced at last week's Otakon, but apparently d... read

Welcome to another edition of DVD Review, and today I will be reviewing RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE Tsubasa, by Funimation. Yes Tsubasa, you all must know of this series by now, CLAMP’s version of Kingdom Hearts. And if you haven... read feature







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