Unstoppable Hype Machine Fall 2014 – #10 Unlimited Blade Works

Summon it!

I am the hype of my anticipation
Anime is my body and manga is my blood
I have created over a thousand posts
Unknown to Death, Nor known to Life
Have withstood pain to create many opinions
Yet, those eyes will never know rest
So as I pray, Unstoppable Hype Machine.

Via Anime Insider: Visual Novel Adaptations (April 2007)

An article on US views of visual novel adaptations. It contains at least one factual inaccuracy, and should thus be read with extreme caution,* but is somewhat interesting as a perspective piece/not-so-veiled plug for Higurashi’s R1 release 2 months later.

*Kanon was released as a game in 1999, and not animated until 2002. To Heart was released on PC in 1997, and then on Playstation in 1999 (a week before the anime adaptation began airing). The article states both were broadcast in 1999.

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Animetics’ Drunken Vegas-style Summer 2013 Anime Preview

We at Animetics believe that ordinary anime seasonal blog previews are kind of boring. Thus, we made Spring’s preview into a wager-based game. Now, the winner of Spring’s game coolly makes odds for summer while the losers set themselves up for failure while chasing back wine and rum. Unless you’ve been reading us for a while, you’ve never read a preview quite like this. We’re taking mad bets on the Summer 2013 Anime Season, Vegas-style.

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