Sweet Blue Flowers (Aoi Hana) – Episode 01

It’s Sweet Blue Flowers episode 1, and Fumi moves back to her childhood home so that she can attend high school, and ends up running into an old friend in the process.

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Anime Expo 2009 Industry Panels

Anime ExpoI’ll be busy monitoring sites like ANN and Twitter to see what announcements may come out of Anime Expo over the next four days, but in the meantime, the following is the schedule for industry panels according to the current AX schedule so we know when we might expect news to come out. Times are Pacific with Eastern time in parenthesis:

Thursday, July 2

10:00 AM (1:00 PM) Digital Manga
5:00 PM (8:00 PM) Right Stuf / Nozomi
7:30 PM (10:30 PM) eigoMANGA

Friday, July 3

9:00 AM (12:00 PM) Bandai Entertainment
11:00 AM (2:00 PM) CMX
12:00 PM (3:00 PM) Aniplex
3:30 PM (6:30 PM) Viz
8:00 PM (11:00 PM) Funimation Sneak Peak

Saturday, July 4

11:00 AM (2:00 PM) Yaoi Press
12:30 PM (3:30 PM) Funimation
5:00 PM (8:00 PM) Right Stuf / Nozomi Premiers

Sunday, July 5

1:00 PM (4:00 PM) Production I.G.

No TokyoPop? Media Blasters? ADV/Sentai? Kadokawa? Pretty low attendence for a con, especially considering it’s supposed to be an industry con.

Fruits Basket – Anime Review Update

Fruits BasketThis is just a note saying that I’ve re-scored my anime review of Fruits Basket.

You can see the full review here.

The new scores for this series are:

Animation: 4/5
Story: 4/5
Music: 5/5
Dub: 4/5

Series: 4/5