ANime ONline Episode 13: Kyouran Kazoku Nikki

So guys here is episode 13, an odd numbered episode so that means no news. Also Daisuke and I Skyped this episode due to my laziness, but it’s still good. Hope you enjoy. 

– Sven ^_^

Episode 13:
Direct Download: Episode 13

Edit: Don’t worry, there shouldn’t be any fuzzy background noise this time. So give it a listen.

Show Notes:

Opening Theme: Kyouran Kazoku Nikki Opening Theme – “Chōsai Kenbo Sengen (超妻賢母宣言)” by MOSAIC.WAV

Anime Under Review: Kyouran Kazoku Nikki

Sven’s Rating: B+         Daisuke’s Rating: A

Summary: “Thousands of years ago the God of destruction ,Enka, died saying thats its child would destroy the world.Thousands of years later the potential children of Enka are found (some human , some not) and take part in the Peaceful Family Operation in order to discover who the true child of Enka is and stop them from destroying the world by teaching them the importance of family love.” –
Trailer: Kyouran Kazoku Nikki Trailer

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ANime ONline Episode 12: Bus Gamer

So guys, here is episode 12, an even episode so that means news and a review of Bus Gamer.

Episode 12:
Direct Download: Episode 12

Hope you enjoy ^_^

– Sven

Show Notes:

Opening Theme: Bus Gamer Opening Theme – “No Name” by Team AAA


Hellsing Manga Ends as Hirano Plans New Work Next Year –

Tetsujin 28, Samurai 7 Get Adapted as Stage Plays –

Evangelion 2.0 Film Set for Early Summer of 2009 –

Red Garden, NHK to End in Boxes, Not Single DVDs –

Anime for Sengoku Basara Action Games Confirmed for 2009 –

UNICEF Japan Continues Push against Virtual Child Porn –

Japanese Parliament Hosts Rival Adult Anime Petitions –

U.S. Copyright Law That Allows Equipment Seizures Signed –

Oshii Develops, Writes Musashi Miyamoto Samurai Film –

Funimation Confirms Shikabane Hime: AKA Acquisition –

Onegai Anime Fans Raise Y120,000 for Real Lake Locale –

Death Note, DMC’s Actor Matsuyama Gets APN Award –

Bandai Networks To Sell Bleach Guitars in Japan –

3 Arrested for Stealing Dragon Ball Vending Machine –

FUNimation Sues CA Retail Sites over Alleged Bootlegs –

New Dragon Ball, Tegami Bachi Anime to Be Streamed –

During our break, a promo was played for the weeaboobies* anime podcast. Check it out, because they give a feminine touch to the anime podcast world which is otherwise a sausage fest domain.  

Anime Under Review: Bus Gamer

Sven: C         Daisuke: B

Summary: “When three complete strangers, Mishiba Toki, Nakajyo Nobuto and Saitoh Kazuo, are hired by a corporation to compete in the Bus Game, an illegal dog-fight conducted in strict secrecy, they are given the team code of “Team AAA” (Triple Anonymous). This group of three who differ entirely from their living environments to their personalities have to work together effectively, but without mutually wiping out their mistrust of each other or prying into each other’s privacy. They only have one point in common – each of them need a large amount of money for their individual circumstances. To get the money, they must play in the game despite their very own lives being at stake.” –
Trailer: Bus Gamer OP

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ANON Promo 2

The long awaited second promo is finally here. Please give it a listen and spread the word. A lot of work was put into this, so tell us what you think.

Promo 2:
Direct Download: Promo 2

– Daisuke

Edit: Now you can download both promos and take a look at which animes that we reviewed in the past at our Promos/Past Reviews page. The link is at the top of the page. As always, enjoy ^_^

ANime ONline Episode 11: Linebarrels of Iron

So no promo as of yet, but hopefully this extra long episode will tide you all over. Inside you’ll find a taste of this fall seasons’ animes and our review of one of the most hyped up series this season, Linebarrels of Iron. Our new promo should be up by next episode, if you’re waiting.

Episode 11:
Direct Download: Episode 11

Enjoy ^_^

– Daisuke

Show Notes:

Opening Theme: Kamichama Karin Opening Theme – “Ankoku Tengoku” by Ali Project

Previews of Noramimi 2, Hyakko, Akane Iro ni Somaru Saka, Clannad After Story, To Aru Majutsu no Index, Ga-Rei-Zero, Skip Beat, ef – a tale of melodies, Mouryou no Hako, Nodame Cantabile Paris, and more can be found at Anime News Network and Random Curiousity. Of course there are many other sites/blogs in which you can get your Fall 2008 anime info from, but these are a good place to start if you don’t know where to go.

During our break, a promo was played for the fightbait anime podcast. Check it out, because you just can’t listen to too many anime podcasts :D.

Anime Under Review: Linebarrels of Iron

Sven’s Rating: D+         Daisuke’s Rating: C-

Summary: “An artificial satellite falls to Earth in 2013, seriously injuring Hayase Kouichi. He awakens six months later with strange powers. Three years later, a giant robot called Linebarrel appears and Kouichi joins him to fight for Juda, the largest medical equipment supplier in the world.” –
Trailer: Linebarrels of Iron Trailer

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ANime ONline Episode 10: Loveless

Here is episode 10 featuring an anime known as “The loved ones” in Russia (yes it’s true). Also with it are highlights of the busy month of September in the form of news. We will delve into the new anime season in the next episode. In the meantime, look for an up-and-coming promo (and of course listen to this episode).

Episode 10:
Direct Download: Episode 10

Until next time, ja ne ^_^!

– Daisuke

Show Notes:

Opening Theme: Loveless Opening Theme – “Tsuki no Curse” by Okina Reika


Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s U.S. Premiere Date Set for September 13 –

Ponyo, Sky Crawlers Passed Over at Venice Film Fest –

Funimation Tallies 1/3rd of North American Anime Sales –

Adult Swim Shifts Bleach, Geass, Moribito Timeslots –

12-Hour Anime After Dark Film Fest at Boston in October –

Cartoon Network to End Toonami on September 20 –

Funimation Channel to Add Ouran Host Club to TV Lineup –

ADV Films Reveals Clannad Anime License –

New York Anime Festival Reports 18,399 Total Attendees –

Man Arrested for Threatening Voice Actress Online –

Anime Under Review: Loveless

Sven’s Rating: B+         Daisuke’s Rating: B

Summary: “Twelve-year old Aoyagi Ritsuka is left with his insane mother as his only family when his brother, Seimei, is killed suddenly. After moving to a new school, he meets Agatsuma Soubi, who claims to have known his brother. Ritsuka eventually discovers that Soubi and Seimei used to be a fighting pair, whereby Soubi was the “Fighter” and Seimei was the “Sacrifice”. Now that Seimei is gone, Ritsuka has inherited Soubi, who will become his “Fighter”. After learning that Seimei was killed by an organisation known as the “Seven Moons”, Ritsuka decides to investigate into his brother’s death, with the sometimes useless help of Soubi, along the way.” –
Trailer: Loveless Trailer (Note: This trailer is fan-made, but I believe it conveys the series pretty well. Also it’s a good AMV as well so all’s good :D).

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ANime ONline Episode 9: Kamen no Maid Guy

So it’s been two weeks, but we are back with another great episode for you guys. Hopefully you will hear from us again in another two weeks with another review + news.

Episode 9:
Direct Download: Episode 9

Enjoy ^_^

– Sven

Show Notes:

Opening Theme: Kamen no Maid Guy Opening Theme – “Special Life!” by KOTOKO

Anime Under Review: Kamen no Maid Guy

Sven’s Rating: A         Daisuke’s Rating: B-

Summary: “Fumiwara Naeka is a granddaughter of a billionaire and the heir to his fortune. She is pursued by those who desire her inheritance. In order to protect her from them, an agent is dispatched in the form of a male maid, who looks like a masculine samurai wearing a mask and has teeth like a shark’s. Wearing a maid uniform, Kogarashi gives his best effort to serve Naeka. His noisy and pushy services make her daily life exciting.” –
Trailer: Kamen no Maid Guy Trailer

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Also check out the Anime Hack podcast at They give a new perspective to news and reviews, so give them a listen. Of course The Anime Roundtable and The Japan Xperence deserve our full attention as well, so what are you waiting for? Links are to the side.  

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ANime ONline Episode 8: Futakoi Alternative

Our review this time around is of an anime that has a bit of everything, (including twins with guns and even a tentacle monster!!!) namely Futakoi Alternative. Also the big news of August are here as well.

Episode 8:
Direct Download: Episode 8

– Enjoy ^_^

Show Notes:

Opening Theme: Futakoi Alternative Opening Theme – “ぼくらの時間 (Bokura no Jikan)” by eufonius


Brazilian Team Wins 2008 World Cosplay Summit –

Fist of the North Star Manga Marks 25 Years with Wedding –

Naruto Manga Printed in 23 Nations, Anime Aired in 60+ –

Man Arrested for Threatening Japan’s Comike with Grenade –

Minami-ke Anime’s 3rd Season Reportedly Green-Lit –

Anime Under Review: Futakoi Alternative

Sven’s Rating: C+         Daisuke’s Rating: C-

Summary: “The Futaba Detective Agency, being run by Rentarou, who has taken over the family business, after his father’s death 3 weeks ago. Along w/ Sara & Souju, his live-in identical twin assistants. He ends up running afoul of the local Yakuza.” –
Trailer: Futakoi Alternative Trailer

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