10-30-00—- Spanish Card Captor Sakura Voice Actors
The Card Captor Sakura TV series, to air from Nov. 1 on Cartoon Network Latin America will feature the following Spanish Voice Actors:
Sakura : Cristina Hernandez
Shoran : Uraz Huerta
Tomoyo : Monica Villase
Fuyitaka : Enrique mederos Kerberos (Kero) : Yamil Atala
Yukito : Enzo Fortuni
Touya : Luis Daniel Ramírez
10-30-00—- More Manga Bits
A few more information bits on upcoming Manga Entertainment releases today from reader, Dan:
“Will Giant Robo have any of the extras of the region 2 Giant Robo? Will the X dvd have the X music video? And how many episodes will be on each Streetfighter 2V dvd?”
Manga: “1) We’re working on it. 2)I don’t think so 3) 29 episodes on 4 DVDs divides into seven episodes on the first 3, and eight on the last disc.”
10-30-00—- Amamo’s World Web Updates
Excerpted from the Amano’s World Website Announcement List (www.amanosworld.com):
It’s been quite a while since you’ve heard from us here on the Amanosworld list. We’ve been working very hard to update the website and put up lots of new art for you to enjoy. There will now be regular updates so check back often. Many of the updates will be art that is exclusive to the site. You won’t see it anywhere else! Make sure to check out the “Weekly Amano” section to see new and unpublished art. We will be keeping a back log of a few weeks of updates, but after that, we will be removing them. Be sure to check out the art while it is up! This week will feature a special Halloween greeting and art series from Amano. We’re also working to add some exciting new items to the store and a new forum will be open soon for discussing artwork and the projects on which Amano has worked. There are many exciting new things happening here at Amanosworld and we look forward to sharing them with you.
10-30-00—- Anime Article
The Honolulu Star Bulletin has posted this article on the growing popularity of Anime / Manga.
10-30-00—- Anime / Manga Gaming
Five Star Stories Creator Mamoru Nagano designed the 3P Anna character in Tekken Tag Tournament released in the U.S. last week for Sony’s Playstation 2 console.
A stuffed animal version of Sony’s popular Pocket Station character Toro is being released in Japan and marketed under the product name Pose Taro by SCE.
Initial broadband experiments have recently taken place in Osaka, Japan, where Sony is interconnecting a Play Station 2 console via cable modem to the internet. The empty Expansion Bay (PCMCIA slot) on currently released PS2 units will house the hard disk drive / modem when they are marketed in Japan and the U.S. in 2001.
Sega announced this week it will grant licenses on the architecture of it’s Dreamcast console. This opens the door for other companies to develop 3rd party products (Televisions, PC’s car navigation units, and advanced cell phones) capable of acessing Dreamcast software.
10-30-00—- Matrix DVD Listed Under “Hollywood Price” In Japan
As previously reported, Warner Home Video rolled out a new DVD pricing structure in Japan in September called “Hollywood Price”. Titles marked under “Hollywood Price” (61 to date) carry a MSRP very close (2000 – 2500 Yen) to the American retail of the same DVD.
The Anime-inspired techno thriller The Matrix Iron Giant Special Edition, and Deep Blue Sea Special Edition are among the newest DVD’s. The American film Romeo Must Die featuring HK star Jet Li will also carry “Hollywood Price” pricing, marked at 2500 Yen when it’s released on DVD in Japan on Nov. 23rd.
10-30-00—- ROBODEX 2000
The 3-day Japanese robotics expo “ROBODEX 2000” will kick off in Yokohama Nov. 24th. Several robot manufacturers will exhibit their creations. Sony’s robotic pet AIBO and Honda’s Humanoid robot P3 will be among some of the robots on display.
10-30-00—- Anime Screening In Toronto
Excerpted from the info release:
This is the Anime Club east of Bloor and Bathurst!
—————————————————– Don’t miss our next meo show on November the 4th!
1:00 Jubei-Chan The Ninja Girl TV 5, 6 (AP. 50 min meo) 1:50 City Hunter TV 1, 2 (AP. Mokkori 50 min) 2:40 Furi Kuri OVA 1, 2 (AP. 60 min meo!) 3:40 Kochira Kameari Kouenmae Hashutsujo The Movie (AP. 100 min) Canadian Premiere! ^^ meo5:20 Berserk TV 20, 21 (AP. 50 min) —————————————————–
A big welcome goes out to all of AnimeXtreme’s Newest suckers, I mean, members! Be sure to pick up your membership cards at the next show.
Highlights include the original City Hunter TV series starting at AnimeXtreme, By order of Akira Kamiya the GOD of all voice actors, and voice of our beloved pervert/hero “Ryo Saeba”, he has ordered Silver to start showing all City Hunter episodes if Silver wants him as a guest at CNAnime’01 ^^ mokkori..mokkori??
Furi Kuri is also beginning at Axe. It is uh, GAINAX! Hello?!? For our members that don’t know, Gainax are them brains that worked on some show called “Evangelion”. This one’s a no brainer, you must come and see it. It’s a robot anime, but not a robot anime. What is it? There’s a huge iron in the middle of the city. A robot comes out of a kid’s head and insanity begins… need I say more? Actually, it’s Gainax trying to reinvent the “robot anime” genre/stereotype and taking HARSH shots at Yoshiyuki Tomino (Gundam creator) while there at it! Woohoo! Good for them. Take that for abandoning the newtype concept you punk. Vol. 2 will be the REGION 2 DVD BABY! with english subs for those that wanna check it out.
meo Then there’s the movie with the insanely long title, the movie is even more insane than the title! The title means “This is the Police Box in front of Kameari Park”! Based on the popular manga which is OVER a 100 books (and u think dragonball and ranma is long?) and known as the longest running cartoon serial in Japan. Come find out why Ryotsu is “the man!”, well..sort of… He’s a self