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Eden of the East: Liveblog tonight!

Eden of the East coverage:Monday: Top 5 reasons to watch Eden of the East todayTuesday: Hypno-dong(renamed from Hypno-penis)Wednesday: Top 5 interesting observations about Eden of the East so farFriday: Live Blog of Episode 3 at 10 P.M. EST...

 
 
 
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Eden of the East: Hypno-penis

Ways of covering genitalia in media:Classic blacked out boxMosaicsConveniently placed poles, pets, and food traysThe spinning, balding head of Maeda-kunAnd now...An hypnotically erratic white line mass. I'll just be frank and say I'm doing ...

 
 
 
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If taxes didn't get you, Right Stuf will

End Date: April 27th, 2009My Picks (so don't buy them all) Samurai Shamploo 1+cd   $5.00 Last Exile 1-3 thin pack   $12.00Kanon 2,3               ...

 
 
 
 
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Anime Matsuri '09: The Green Power Ranger is dead to me

Remember when I was all like "OMG! Green Ranger!?!" Well those glorious days are done, and Jason David Frank are dead to me.You know, I'm sure it was all just a "wacky" mix up, but I did not (as in the opposite of did) g...

 
 
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Anime Matsuri '09: We miss Anime Insider

So, last year we perused the anime/manga section at Barnes and Nobles, this year we checked out Borders. We were on a mission! Dale wanted to find the latest issue of Shojo Beat, and everyone else was looking for the vaunted last issue of A...

 
 
 
 
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Podtoid-chan: Queen's Blade

Synopsis: In a world where might makes right, women fight each other to become the Queen? Leina runs away from her kingdom, and ends up encountering Risty, super busty bandit of justice. Sorry for being sniffly Japanatorians, but you can do...

 
 
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Anime Matsuri '09: Remembering the Yaoi

Alright, so Dale, Len, Redzie, Gia, and I are sitting in a cramped cozy hotel room the night before Matsuri. After eating Italian and then running up and down a local Target, we started reflecting back on some of the good times last year. D...

 
 
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Podtoid-chan: K-on!

Welcome to Kyoto Animation's newest animed show, K-on!You can listen to the mini-cast here (6:34), and/or hit the jump for the synopsis.

 
 
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Podtoid-chan: Hayate no Gotoku!!

The second exclamation means that its the second season. More commonly referred to as Hayate the Combat Butler, the show has recently started their second season, and you can see it on CrunchyRoll. No joke, FUNimation did one of those wacky...

 
 
 
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Official Haruhi short is bound to amuse, if only shortly

Unlike most of you folks who are counting the hours and minutes till Season two of Haruhi Suzumiya hits, I am contented. However, I must thank you since the combination of their laziness and your irritation at said laziness created a short....

 
 
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Podtoid-san 95: You've got questions, we've got answers

Okay, it wasn't necessarily a Q&A session per say, but we decided to address some of the comments from our recent NYCC coverage. That said, I could think of no better way than to record a quick, high audio quality show to acco...

 
 
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Hilarious video provides cure for annoyingly happy con-goers

The onion is the satirical love of my westerner mind. Today, a video about a pharmaceutical cure for perkiness crossed my desk. Yes, you heard me, perkiness. Too many of us suffer from having friends who are way to freaking happy... ...

 
 
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NYCC 09: Day 2 round up

The concept of time is so foreign to me at the moment. That said, this rock and roll lifestyle is all about the fun. New friends include:Narutaki and Hisui from Reverse ThievesMichael Pinto from Fanboy.comBrigid from MangablogVampt_Vo from ...

 
 
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NYCC 09: FUNimation

Fun note to start off with. For some reason we havea full house of like 150-200 people in here and Adam Sheehan thought this panel was one of their screener panels. Gia was actually charged with keeping the peace while he went to get his la...

 
 
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NYCC 09: Bandai Entertainment

Now, I'm a big Robert Napton fan, but sometimes I wish he'd bring a friend to his panels. Compared to the upbeat festival Bandai put on at Otakon, I can't help but feel like having co-panelists might make Napton happy. Reminders of things B...

 
 
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NYCC 09: Yen Press

New titles:Time and AgainSpice and Wolf: Novels currently, but the manga is informally announced.Raiders:Laon: Nine tailed demon has his tails removed and must look for them. Art looks pretty hot. The Crescent Moon Story: Ha! Man commishion...

 
 
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NYCC 09: Vertical Publishing

Aww, Vertical Publishing is the cute. They are all like, “No one wants to come to our panels but press…” and all the journalists are like, “but we love you.”Black Jack: Black Jack will continue shortly. Public...

 
 
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NYCC 09: Takashi Miike and Sho Sakurai press session

Watching trailer, knowing almost nothing about Yatterman, I am now all about this movie. A blend of vivid colors and very serious demenor of the trailer paints a picture similar to the recently released Speed Racer movie.Takashi Miike and l...

 
 
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NYCC 09: Floor impressions, day one

As my first big, multi-phasic con, I’m on sensory overload. Too much stuff! Okay, so totally swag tastic. We got these really cool towels promoting the new Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy book. Swag list includes: Towels, with &ldquo...

 
 
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NYCC 09: Del Rey Manga

Del Rey will be celebrating 20 years of clamp via a smattering of products. A xxxHolic guide book, Tsubasa art book, and Clamp in America will hit this year. Clamp in America strikes my interest.New Titles: Night Head Genesis – b...

 
 
 
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Chest not perky enough? Never fear, beauty nips are here!

Look, I've never had a problem with having lush, erect nipples, but I know some of you have. There's no shame in it, un-erect nipples happens to the best of us (except me!), and sometimes pinching, fondling, or putting ice on them just isn'...

 
 
 
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Real life Yoko versus pillow case... you decide!

You guys are gonna help me win an argument. Not more than an hour or two ago, good buddy Hitogoroshi sent us this side by side comparison of a Yoko cosplayer and her pillowy counterpart. Like any time similarly themed things are near each o...

 
 
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Podtoid-san 75: Brave New World

In less than a week it'll be 2009, which means going back to work or school. I know, I know, terrible happenings. Well heat up mp3 playing devices, because Podtoid-san will be there to color the drab monotony of our monochrome lives. Okay, ...

 
 
 
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Happy Pre-Black Friday: Best Buy wants you to buy anime

Put down the turkey and pick up your credit cards, Best Buy has some notable titles on sale right now. Time and time again the anime industry ignores my most hallowed holiday, but super astute Jtorian Boobert found some pearls among the tra...

 
 
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Podtoid-san 70: Floods of fun edition

Texas may have dried up again, but my heart has yet to heal. Tune into this weeks recording to hear the terror stories of the terrible temporary tenants. Regale as you hear their drunken exploits! Also, Zac Bentz comes out of podcast retire...

 
 
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Podtoid-san 70: A flood of fun edition

I have to wonder if anyone outside of Texas even noted it, but we in the lone star state were flipping out over this tropical storm... thing. Granted, the worst part for me wasn't the high water or blackouts, its the terribly scary/annoying...

 
 
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Podtoid-san 69: Reunion edition

Okay, okay... I blame Baltimore. Every time I visit terrible things seem to happen. Last year the website went down, and spoiler-san died. This year's catastrophes included me losing my job, PTS going unrecorded, and Len starting work with ...

 
 


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