froglarTBGE (froglartbge) wrote,

Manga Recon Show #005

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This entry is cross-posted on the mangacast.

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These reviews were written and read by ninjaconsultant:

Darkside Blues

Story by Hideyuki Kikuchi
Art by Yuho Ashibe

ADV Manga

The movie was imported by US Manga Corps
Loveless volume 1

Yun Kouga


Kosue Amano

ADV Manga

The anime series is not yet available in North America
Happy Mania

Moyoco Anno


Toshihiko Kobayashi

Del Ray

Other Mentions:

Music/Sound Clips:
  • "Jump in the Line" by Harry Belafonte, from the Harry Belafonte: Greatest Hits CD
  • Why Harry Belafonte? Because of this AMV.
  • Audio clips from the Darkside Blues movie.
  • "Master and Servant" by Depeche Mode

  • "Rainbow" by ROUND TABLE feat. Nino, the end theme of Aria the Animation.
  • "Sex in the City" theme song, possibly by Douglas J. Cuomo
  • Audio clips from the most excellent American Astronaut movie. Also check out the soundtrack by the Billy Nayer Show, since it is a sci-fi western musical.

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