Posted earlier by Danny Choo on his site, the Japan National Tourism Organization is planning to invite 10,000 visitors over in the hopes of boosting tourism in the wake of the earthquake earlier this year. Since the earthquake, parts of Japan have seen tourism drop as much as 80%. (more…)
Netflix has decided to keep the DVD rentals at Netflix.com instead of moving them to a new domain name name, Qwikster. In their blog entry, linked above, Netflix notes that expanding into 2 websites would make things more difficult for its members.
Makes me happy as an Otaku not having to update 2 sites for those anime series I wish to watch.
Read some interesting news today. Funimation and NicoNico have joined forces to provide streaming services. The combination of these two can prove to be a win win for fans and providers alike. Being powerhouse in distribution, Funimation can gain possible first dibs to shows for simulcast. (more…)
Japan has announced that it plans to invite 10,000 people to visit Japan on them. Well not completely, you would need to cover food, lodging, etc. The cost of the plane tickets would be covered. The catch is, you will need to publicize about your visit. (more…)
Here are the Video On Demand titles for the week on October 9 – October 15.
Sentai Filmworks has licensed the Broken Blade series of anime Films. (Also known as Break Blade after one of the Golumns in the series) Sentai also released Clanaad, Allison & Lillia and Guin Saga. (more…)
This week there are potentially 3 shows kicking off on the various providers.
Hidamari Sketch x Hoshimittsu (Season 3)
Mardock Scramble: The First Compression (more…)
The other night I pulled out my Mobip branded K-On! figures. I decided it was time to take some school pictures. Here are a few of the shots. (more…)
This week kicks off Amagami SS on a number of providers. This show presents several short arcs showing the “what if” if the main character became involved with one of several different girls in his school.
Week of 9/18/2011 – 9/24/2011
Girls of Amagami SS
|Provider Name||Series Name|
|AT&T Uverse||Amagami SS|
|Bend Broadband||Amagami SS|
|Blue Ridge||Amagami SS|
|Cox Cable||Amagami SS|
|Dish Network||Amagami SS|
|Mountain Cablevision||Amagami SS|
|Service Electric Cablevision||Amagami SS|
|Sunflower Broadband||Amagami SS|
|Verizon FIOS||Amagami SS|
|Wide Open West||Amagami SS|