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Kami Anison – Godly Awesome Animation Songs – Part 4 – The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya

The TV animation “The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya” is based on the Light Novel (a category of Japanese subculture novels) written by Nagaru Tanigawa. Not only the song, but also the story, I think is very attractive. It is about daily life, but with a little bit of Sci-Fi. It’s the story of a girl, […]

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Kami Anison – Godly Awesome Animation Songs – Part 3 – The Neon Genesis Evangelion

It already may be too famous to talk about now, but my third recommendation is a song from “The Neon Genesis Evangelion” (ShinSeiki Evangerion). It won several major animation awards. It was on TV from October 4th 1995 to March 27th of 1996 (Total: 26 episodes).

The story is about children that fight with aliens called Shito. One of the characters, Rei Ayanami, has many fanatical fans.

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25,000 Men, One Virtual Girl Miku Hatsune

Animelo Summer Live 2009 took place last weekend in Saitama, Japan. What’s that? It an Anisong performing concert…Vocaloid singers are animated singers and performers. At the Animelo, 25,000 fans celebrated the surprise announcement of one of the most famous of all anisong performers, vocaloid Miku Hatsune. She was added to the roster at the last minute!

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Comiket – Comic Market – The World’s Biggest Underground Comic Convention

Comic Market or Comiket (コミックマーケット Komikku Māketto) as referred to by locals and seasoned attendees, is this weekend August 14h-16th. If you never been, it’s a great time to go! This event is huge and has over 500,000 attendees mostly in cosplay every time, which is twice a year. So be warned of long lines and Miku Hatsune and Ranka impersonators – never a bad thing.