Those remembering Ranka singing "Watashi no Kare wa Pilot" from episode 4, well it seems a full low quality version of the song has been leaked online. "What 'bout my Star?" from episode 1 and 5 by Sheryl Nome is also out along with "Infinity" from episode 7.
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It appears that a blog for Sheryl Nome from the new series Macross Frontier surfaced last week. So far nothing of real importance on the site, but fans might want to keep an eye on it.
The official website for The Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi anime has updated its homepage, and now features Yuki instead of Haruhi, who has recently "disappeared". Also updated is the staff list for the second series, which lists director Tatsuya Ishihara and assistant director Yasuhiro Takemoto (both of whom worked on the first season) as returning. Keep your eyes peeled for the July issue of Newtype, as it is expected to contain more info on the whereabouts of Suzumiya Haruhi.
Source: Haruhi update at Anime News Network [ANN]
The Official Higurashi website has confirmed that a third season is in development and will be titled Higurashi No Naku Koroni Rei. While no official release date has been set, the project is expected to start this winter. Studio Deen, the company that worked on the two television seasons, will return to helm the new project.
Manga Cafe Mika opened its doors to the Kintetsu Building in San Francisco's Japan Town in late April of 2008. The establishment follows a business model followed by the popular “manga cafes” popular in Japan. The basics are simple, the establishment has a private library of books that you pay to read by the hour. Some refreshments are available to order on the side while you read. Unlike most libraries, though, the books in manga cafes do not leave the store.
It's called Guristantine because the village haibane live in is called Guri (or Glie).
A preliminary list for new anime titles coming next season, Spring 2008 is out. Currently there are 34 confirmed titles, with more to come.
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After the news of the DVD Magazine trailer released last week, it appears a 3rd trailer for Code Geass has been released. Found while searching for a higher resolution 2nd trailer.
Update: The trailer is originally from the official homepage: http://www.geass.jp/promo.html
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