Kekkaishi Manga to End in Japan on April 6 - T_T →
This year’s 18th volume of Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine is confirming this week that Yellow Tanabe’s Kekkaishi supernatural action manga will reach its climax in the next issue of April 6. The story follows Yoshimori Sumimura, a boy who is the 22nd Kekkaishi — barrier master — of the Sumimura clan. As Kekkaishi, Sumimura and his rival Tokine Yukimura guard the...
Sentai Filmworks Adds Angel Beats! Fantasy TV... →
Adaptation of Jun Maeda’s light novel series to be dubbed into English, released on DVD/BD North American anime localizer Sentai Filmworks has issued a press release announcing its acquisiton of the 2010 TV anime Angel Beats!, an adaptation of the multimedia franchise of the same name. According to the announcement, Sentai will dub the series into English and release it on both DVD and...
NisiOisin's Kizumonogatari Light Novel Gets Film →
A sticker on NisiOisin’s Hanamonogatari light novel is confirming on Tuesday that a theatrical film adaptation of the author’s Kizumonogatari light novel has been green-lit. A flyer in NisiOisin’s Nekomonogatari light novel had already announced last July that an anime adaptation of Kizumonogatari had been green-lit. Kizumonogatari will be the latest NisiOisin work to be...
Investigaciones médicas han revelado los efectos del alcohol y resulta que: Vodka+Hielo = jode el riñón! Ron+Hielo = jode el higado! Whisky+Hielo = jode el corazon! Ginebra+Hielo= jode el cerebro! Al parecer el pinche hielo es el que jode todo. Y tan inofensivo que se ve .
Earth Hour 2011 Tomorrow — Get Out Your Night... →
Tomorrow (Saturday) night at 8:30 we’re being asked to turn off our lights for Earth Hour. The simple idea of switching off lights for an hour to drive action on climate change began in Australia in 2007; this year it’s expected that well over 1 billion people in over 145 countries will take part. It is not just about lights, although the lights provide the lovely visible marketing shots of...
Turns out 3DS doesn’t work if you close one eye. Guess Nintendo really is...– can’t stop laughing (via superlink)
Natsumi Hayashi from “yowayowa camera woman” posted a new levitation in 3D and I thought it would be great and create a GIF out of it. source: 本日の浮遊 (3D) | Today’s Levitation (3D)
Madoka Magica Postponed Indefinitely →
According to the official website, the TV airing and the online streaming of Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica were announced to be suspended for an indefinite period. The releases of the Blu-ray and the DVD were postponed for one month. The fifth volume will be released on August 24th, but the release date of the sixth volume, which contains the episodes 11 and 12, hasn’t been announced yet. ...
The Japan earthquake Journalist Wall of Shame →
Someone started a Journalist Wall of Shame Wiki that points out some of the over-the-top sensationalism and just plain shoddy journalism that has been adding to the confusion over what’s going on in Japan. I’m not commenting one way or the other on the validity of the claims made on this wall, but I appreciate its existence nonetheless. via tokyomango.com
T-shirts for Japan relief efforts selling out fast →
A t-shirt with a message of Aloha for Japan is selling out fast. A line gathered outside the Butigroove store on Piikoi Street just before it received its shipment this afternoon. About 1,500 shirts are being printed each day just to keep up with orders. Five stores are selling the t-shirt for $20 with all the proceedings going to the Japan relief efforts. “Pretty much the stores are...
The nuclear world: interactive map →
The FT’s Analysis page is all about nuclear power, so to accompany it we have created an interactive map (running on Google fusion tables), with the location of every reactor in the world. Zoom in, and click on the dots to see details. via blogs.ft.com
Nuclear power: Too hot to handle →
Ever since the earthquake and tsunami struck the eastern seaboard of Japan last Friday, the eyes of the world have been on the Fukushima Daiichi power station. For the nuclear industry, there are reasons to watch that go beyond simple human sympathy. via ft.com
Actress Sandra Bullock sent a $1 million donation to the American Red Cross this week to help with earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in Japan, the organization said Thursday. It is the largest celebrity donation to the Red Cross to be announced since the disaster struck last Friday, although the charity may have gotten large contributions that were kept confidential at the donors’...
Help Japan Now QR Code →
Links to the Japanese Red Cross. All support possible is appreciated. From our friends at SET Japan. via japantrends.com
Robert Alvarez, senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies, tells CNN that water had served to both cool the uranium fuel and shield it. But once the uranium fuel was no longer covered by water, zirconium cladding that encases the fuel rods heated, generating hydrogen. That caught fire, resulting in a situation that is “very, very serious,” Alvarez told CNN. He said the...
Regarding the staffers of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, who Kyodo News...
Today is Pi Day, commemorating the mathematical constant pi. Even nerdier is Pi Approximation Day on July 22, celebrating the fraction 22/7. If neither of those dates excite you, you probably had a date to the high school prom. View Pi Day and over 3,000,000 other topics on Qwiki.