MUST SEE ANIME | Winter 2007/2008

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+||| List of Upcoming Anime December 2007 – Feburary 2008 |||+

Dear Santa ojiji,
Please bring more seinen anime for the new year. Moar testosterone injected/a$$ kicking/comedy anime, less loli/harem/shota/emo.
Sincerely,
Doanimation

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AYAKASHI
アヤカシ
Air Date: 2007-12-02 (E01 special), 2007-12-08 (E02 special) 2007-12-12 (regular broadcast)
Episodes: ?
OP: “Cloudier Sky” by Ayane
ED: “Kagaribi (篝火)” by KAORI

Preview: Available on the front page of Ayakashi’s website, Youtube 1 (01:50 OP?), 2 (04:44 amv), 3 (02:18 video game source)

Summary: “Adapted from the 2005 adults-only superhuman battle action visual novel game Ayakashi. Ayakashi is a parasite life force that gives superpowers to its host, taking in return the host’s entire life force. Kusaka Yuu is a student that lost his will to live after the death of a dear childhood friend, until the day a mysterious girl, named Yoake Eimu, appears. From that moment on, his life would never be the same again. Hunted by Ayakashi and their hosts, the power within Yuu awakens and a never ending battle begins.” – ANN
Ayakashi
Ayakashi

Bleach The DiamondDust Rebellion
Mō Hitotsu no Hyōrinmaru
劇場版 BLEACH The DiamondDust Rebellion もう一つの氷輪丸
Premiere Date: 2007-12-22
Episodes: movie
ED: “Lock of Light (光のロック)” by Sambomaster
Other Links: TV-Tokyo

Previews: Youtube 1 (00:33), 2 (01:58 promo)

Summary: “A valuable artifact known as “King’s Seal” is stolen by a mysterious group of people during transport in Soul Society. Hitsugaya Toushiro, the 10th division captain of Gotei 13, who is assigned to transport the seal fights the leader of the group and shortly after goes missing. After the incident, Seireitei declares Hitsugaya a traitor and orders the capture and execution of Hitsugaya. Kurosaki Ichigo refuses to believe this, and along with Matsumoto Rangiku, Kuchiki Rukia and Abarai Renji swear to uncover the real mastermind of the stolen seal, find Hitsugaya and clear his name. Meanwhile, a rogue Hitsugaya searches for the perpetrators and uncovers a dark secret regarding a long dead shinigami.” – ANN
DiamonDust Rebellion
DiamondDust Rebellion

Hatenkō Yugi
破天荒遊戯
Dazzle
Air Date: 2008-01-04
Episodes: ?
OP: “Heartbreaking Romance” by Kanako Itō
ED: “Te no Naka no Eien (手の中の永遠)” by Kaori Hikita

Summary: “A young girl named Rahzel is booted out of her house one day by her father with the instructions to ’see the world.’ And so her journey begins, However, she won’t be doing it alone … for she befriends a stoic young man named Alzeido seeking revenge for his father’s murder. Alzeido and Rahzel are like oil and water … but even still, they feel strangely drawn to one another. This could be either the result of an underlying attraction — or their shared powers with magic. And so, the two reluctant allies travel from town to town, using their powers to help the helpless, while discovering their own respective places in the world…a light-hearted fantasy-series about two polar opposites who travel together.” – ANN

Notes: Crossing fingers for more magic and less soppy love story.
Hatenkou

MAJOR 4th season
Air Date: 2008-01-05
Episodes: ?

Notes: Shigeharu Goro is back with his gyro fastball for another season of baseball drama.

Season 3 recap: Because of Egashira’s subversive harassement, Goro is forced to enroll at Seishuu High, a newly converted co-ed school with no baseball team. Determined to beat Kaido High in the upcoming regionals, he scrapes together a team in typical flare. He’s purposely crippled during a practice match with his old teammates but instead of setting him, back he takes his team to the semi-finals to face-off with Kaido. By the end of S3, he’s leaving on a jet plane to fullfill his promise with Joe Gibson.

The anime is fairly faithful to the comic so S4 most likely covers Goro’s stint in the Minor League and his new rival Joe Gibson Jr., Joe Gibson’s son.
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Mnemosyune -Mnemosyne no Musume-tachi-
Mnemosyne -ムネモシュネの娘たち-
Mnemosyne -Daughters of Mnemosyne-
Realease Date: 2008-01, 2008-02
Episodes: OVA, 6
OP: “Alsatia” by Galneryus
ED: “Cause Disarray” by Galneryus

Preview: 1

Summary: Mnemosyne – Mnemosyne no Musume-tachi is a “‘hard-boiled science fiction action’ series. The story revolves around a Tokyo woman named Rin, an assassin named Laura that is hunting her down, and the series of bizarre incidents involving angel-like creatures.” – Okanimefans

Notes: Also spotted title translated as “Little Sisters of Mnemosyne”. Not much out there on this anime, and the keyart is misleading. Found a short excerpt that’s more informative.

“In the sexy, hardboiled science fiction action anime, Mnemosyne -Mynemosyne no Musume-tachi-, Tanaka Rie voices Yamanobe Sayara, head of Aoyama Pharmaceutical Company’s Sayama Laboratory. The haughty, quite sadistic Sayara conducts illegal experiments at the laboratory.” Siegel Clyne

Make sure to check out the screenshots (haw haw, shows nipple). Looks sick. Must watch!
Mnemosyne

PERSONA -trinity soul-
Air Date: 2008-01-05
Episodes: ?

Summary: The story takes place 10 years after the events in Persona 3.

“In Persona ~trinity soul~, the story revolves around three brothers: main character Shin Kanzato (age 17), his younger brother Jun (14), and older brother Ryou (28). After ten years of no cases of Apathy Syndrome, a strange sub emerges from the ocean, filled with a crew who show all of the signs of the sickness. A short time later, a student is found dead, with his body actually turned inside out. Ryou – a police detective – is investigating the death, thinking that it might have some connection to a large criminal organization. However, something far more mysterious is at play, and when Shin happens to get involved, an accident causes his Persona to awaken and emerge.” – (PlayMag 1, 2). More otaku discussions at ASuki (full version).

Notes: Never played the game so here’s the Persona 3 background for other n00bs.

“A teenager who was orphaned as a young boy returns to the city of his childhood. Shortly after transferring to Gekkoukan High School, he is attacked by Shadows — creatures that feed on the minds of their victims. The assault awakens his Persona, Orpheus, his only chance at defeating these creatures of the night. He soon discovers that he shares this special ability with other students at his new school. From them he learns of the “Dark Hour,” a hidden time that exists between one day and the next, swarming with Shadows. He joins the Specialized Extracurricular Execution Squad (SEES), and with his new friends, confronts the threat of the Shadows.

After signing a contract in which he “accepts his fate of his own free will,” the Main Character battles with the other members of SEES against the Greater Shadows, incarnations with traits and appearances similar to those of the first twelve Major Arcana of the Tarot. While this is occurring, he continues to encounter and eventually befriends the child who gave him the contract to sign at the very beginning of the game, an entity who refers to himself as Pharos, and who is really the incarnation of Death, the thirteenth Arcana.” – Wiki.

Read the comprehensive character bios for more info. “Apathy Syndrome” is a condition where the victims act comatose. (A. Swimmer) In the game, certain people gain the ability summon magical spirits from within themselves called Persona which take the form of various figures in mythology.

Never played the video game but the concept is intriguing so it’s a must watch.
Persona animation

Pyu to Fuku! Jaguar
Play Pyu! Jaguar
ピューと吹く!ジャガー
Release Date: 2008-01-12
Episodes: OVA

Summary: “Piyohiko has a dream: He wants to be a succesfull guitar-player. Then a strange man named Jaguar pops up, and forces him to play the recorder. Thus ends Piyohiko’s noble dream.” – ANN

Notes: ANN reported it’s being adapted into a live-action movie back in Sept.
Play Pyu!

Okami to Koshinryo
Spice and Wolf
狼と香辛料
Air Date: 2008-01-08
Episodes: 12
OP: “Tabi no Tochū (旅の途中)” by Natsumi Kiyoura
ED: “Ringo Hiyori (リンゴ日和)” by Rocky Chack

Notes: “Isuna Hasekura won the Silver Prize in the 12th Dengeki Novel Awards for writing this fantasy. It deliberately leaves out sword and sorcery to focus on how business gets done in a medieval world with a wolf girl.” – ANN
Spice and Wolf
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Sayonara Zetsubo Sensei Dainiki
さよなら絶望先生 第2期
Air Date: 2008-1-23 2008-01-05
Episodes: 13

Summary: A story revolves around a man who wallows in despair and his classroom of equally bizzare students.

Notes: They took a simple comic and turned it into an experimental, fanservice fluff. Don’t expect deep, meaningful stories. Occassionally they pull off a successful short. Note that it’s when they don’t go overboard with the visuals.

The keyart’s background features art taken from “flower cards” or hanafuda (nippon). During Nippon occupation of Hanguk (Korea), the cards were assimilated by the country and developed into Hwa tu.
Sayonara Sensei season 2

Tokyo Marble Chocolate
東京マーブルチョコレート
Release Date: 2007-12-05
Episodes: 2 part OVA

Preview: 1, 2

Summary: “A pure love story, colorful and sweet, yet a bit bitter. Just like a piece of chocolate. Serious and generous, but a bit shy, Yudai has been unsuccessful with the opposite gender. Chizuru is an energetic and cheerful girl, but when it comes to boyfriends, she’s been unlucky and clumsy, and never had a steady relationship. This is the first Christmas the couple spends together. Chizuru loves animals and Yudai plans to give her a rabbit in a box, but it turns out to be… a mini donkey?! As the funny creature escapes, Chizuru goes after it, and Yudai loses sight of them both. The time that should have been spent together… The important feeling that should have been revealed… Small, but precious things that tend to be buried in every day life. What answer will the two youngsters find while separated from each other? Yudai and Chizuru – their feelings and the time they spent far from each other are delicately unfolded in this double-sided pure love story told from two different perspectives!” – ANS
Tokyo Marble
Source: Production I.G.

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The Rest

Aa Megami-sama: Tatakau Tsubasa
ああっ女神さまっ 闘う翼
Ah! My Goddess: Fighting Wings
Broadcast Date: 2007-12-08
Episodes: Special
OP: “Ai no Hoshi (愛の星; Star of Love)” by Jukai
ED: “Hanamuke no Merody (ハナムケのメロディー; Farewell Gift Melody)” by Jukai
Preview: 1 (10:34min)
Notes: You’d think they’d update the website by now.

ARIA The ORIGINATION
Release Date: 2008-01-07
Episodes: OVA pt3
OP: “Spirare (スピラーレ)” by Yui Makino
ED: “Kin no Nami Sen no Nami (金の波 千の波)” by Akino Arai
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GUNSLINGER GIRL -IL TEATRINO-
Air Date: 2008-01-07
Episodes: ?
OP: “Tatta Hitotsu no Omoi” by KOKIA
Summary: “When the Social Welfare Agency investigates the disappearance of an operative, their inquiry leads them right into the lair of their rival, the Five Republics. The assassin Triela infiltrates the hostile organization, but her search is cut short when she finds herself staring down the barrel of a gun…” – ANN
Notes: The 2nd Season covers the Pinocchio story arc from the orginal comic. (ANN)
Notes: Can you say l-o-l-i-t-a?
Gunslinger 2nd
Source: Offical site

H2O ~FOOTPRINTS IN THE SAND~
Air Date: 2008-01-03
Episodes: ?
OP: “Katayoku no Icarus (片翼のイカロス)” by Yui Sakakibara
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Hakaba Kitarō
墓場鬼太郎
Air Date: 2008-01-10
Episodes: ?
Preview: 1 (03:16min)(not the 2008 version)
Notes: Even moar Gegege Kitaro.
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Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3: Kurenai no Tsuki (special)
遙かなる時空の中で3 紅の月
Air Date: 2007-12-28
Episodes: Special
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Kara no Kyoukai Part 1 – Fukan Fūkei
Kara no Kyoukai Part 2 – Satsujin Kōsatsu
Kara no Kyoukai Part 3 – Tsūkaku Zanryū
空の境界 第1章 『俯瞰風景』
空の境界 第2章 『殺人考察 (仮)』
空の境界 第3章 『痛覚残留』
aka The Garden of Sinners
Premiere Date: 2007-12-01, 2007-12-29, 2008-01-26
Epidoses: 3, movie
Preview: Trailer 1, 2
Summary: “From a long sleep, Ryougi Shiki awoke.
As an after effect, she gained the power to perceive the death of things.
A power to kill anything with just a knife lures Shiki into a dark world.
The murderer from two years ago.
Swarm of floating ghosts
A girl who can bend things by just looking at them.
A spiral construction which collects people`s death.
When numerous bizarre incidents collides with Shiki`s Mystic Eyes…
her lost memories reawakens—.”

“The main character, Ryougi Shiki, was involved in a car accident and fell into a deep coma for two years. When she finally awoke from it, she had gained the “Eyes of Death Perception” ability but believed to have lost something instead.

The Ryougi family attempted to create human beings that exceeded normal humans, and to accomplish this, they trained their children in various martial arts and fencing, and also made them split their personalities. They believed that by using this method, one personality could be an expert in one subject while the other could be master other subjects. Shiki was no exception to this, and she had a masculine and feminine side that switched places with each other.

After having woken up from the accident, Shiki believed that her masculine personality side had died during the accident. Instead she tried to supplement the spiritually dead Shiki`s personality by her masculine tone.” – AniDB & S-F

Notes: Get character bios from wiki *spoilers*.
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Kimi ga Aruji de Shitsuji ga Ore de
君が主で執事が俺で
きみある
They Are My Noble Masters
Air Date: 2008-01-04
Episodes: ?
OP: Hizamazuku Made 5 Byo Dake!” by Miyuki Hashimoto
Summary: “H-game it may be, but female fans may also enjoy the premise: in the game, the player’s character is a butler who must serve a demanding wealthy heiress. The Kuonji family is a very old and very rich one with three daughters, each of whom has her own wait staff. It’s a Kuonji family tradition for the wait staff to swear absolute loyalty to their masters, so when teenage runaway Ren Uesugi and his sister Mihato are desperate for the job (and the money), they agree to make the pledge.” – jcdranzer
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Koharu Biyori
こはるびより
Air Date: 2008-01-13
Episodes: OVA pt2
Notes: A fanservice, ecci comedy about an otaku and his “self-aware” maid robot.
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Minami-ke -Okawari-
みなみけ~おかわり~
Air Date: 2008-01-06
Episodes: ?
Summary: “The three Minami sisters (Haruka, Kana and Chiaki) live together, taking care of each other. With nobody to answer to but themselves and each other, the three sisters get up to some very odd shenanigans.” ANN
Notes: Thought Moon Phase made a mistake when I first saw this on the list for 2008 but it’s actually a retelling of the 3 sisters saga.
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Moegaku*5
もえがく★5
Air Date: 2008-01-14
Episodes: ?
Preview: PSP2 trailer HQ, LQ
Notes: “…the ill-reputed English language learning dating simulation game…is receiving an anime adaptation. Dubbed Moegaku 5, according to GA Graphic’s coverage Hirano Aya will star as “the goddess“, mentor of protagonist Tsukishima Moe and interlocutor with the five international bishounen designated to guide her through the world’s various languages. The show will air for 15 minutes every weekday starting on January 14th, with the other 15 minutes of the block occupied by a more traditional live actor language program setting in which Hirano will also be featured as “Aya Onee-san”.” (Heisei)

Read the offical release info at Moon Phase or check out ANN.
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Noramimi
のらみみ
Air Date: 2008-01-08
Episodes: ?
Summary: “A world where mascots aren’t just marketing tools. Families contact mascot agencies, to find a suitable one for their children. This story focuses on one such agency, which has its very own mascot: Noramimi, the syrup-stirring Kaminari Kozo (Lightning Kid).” ANN
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Porfy no Nagai Tabi
Air Date: 2008-01-06
Episodes: 52
OP: “Porfy no Nagai Tabi (ポルフィの長い旅)” by Ikuko
ED: “Kimi e to Tsuzuku Michi (君へと続く道)” by Da Capo
Summary: “The Long Journey of Porphy” is a story about an elder brother and a younger sister who were separated in Greece in mid 20th century.” – KatanaXtreme
Notes: Adaptation of the childrens book The Orphans of Simitra (1955) written by French author Paul-Jacques Bonzon. (ANations)
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Rosario + Vampire
ロザリオとバンパイア
Air Date: 2008-01-3
Episodes: 13
Summary: “Aono Tsukune is an average boy who failed his High School entrance exams. Tsukune’s parents went to the ends of the earth to find a high school that would accept him. Tsukune was enrolled at Youkai Academy, an academy for the education of monsters. Tsukune was unaware of the details of his knew school (as well as his parents) when he met Akashiya Moka, a vampire. Tsukune soon learns that Youkai Academy is a secret academy not meant to be found by humans and any human found on the grounds must be executed. He now has to pass his classes, avoid revealing his true form, and avoid being killed by the many dangerous monsters in the school.” ANN
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Yawaraka Sangokushi Tsukisase!! Ryofuko-chan
やわらか三国志 突き刺せ!! 呂布子ちゃん
Release Date: 2007-12
Episodes: 4, OVA
OP: “Doki!” by Tae Urakabe
ED: “OH MY FRIEND! ~Kagayaki tsuzukete~ (OH MY FRIEND ! ~輝き続けて~)” by Tae Urakabe
Summary: “The summary found on Wikipedia JP describes the story of Warrior Angels striving to receive the highest rank a Warrior Angel can receive–to be called Musou Tenshi (tl: Matchless Angel). The story focuses on a rori Warrior Angel Ryofu Housen, Ryofuko-chan. She needs to present seven gems from the battle arena to her Emperor, she also needs a good track record of taken heads from other warrios, say… ten thousand of them. With the assistance of another rori Warrior Angel, Chinkyou Koudai, the Emperor just might grant her that title.” – Anya
Preview: 1
Notes: Ryofuko-chan was once a smaller sidestory in another comic which gained enough popularity to spawn its own comic and now anime. It’s parent comic (Souta-kun no Akihabara Funtouki) is also being adapted for TV according to ANation. Might be worth checking out for action and maybe humor.
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Shigofumi: ~Stories of Last Letter~
シゴフミ ~Stories of Last Letter~
Air Date: 2008-01-04 2008-01-05
Episodes: ?
Preview: 1
Summary: “Shigofumi” means “posthumous letter,” the last message from a dead person. The cover page illustration (above) is Fumika and her long mace, dubbed Mayama. Their work is to deliver “Shigofumi” into the hands of the bereaved, or significant others of those that have passed. This volume consisted of three chapters, each with a different heroine: Aoi, Noriko and Arisa.

The first chapter starts on a sunny Sunday afternoon where Rika Ayase waits for Aoi Tsukishiro for lunch around half an hour, but Aoi doesn’t appear. Rika gradually becomes worried. For her, Aoi is more than a friend – they had promised to “jump together from the roof of the building” to leave this world in a double suicide. Suddenly, a strange girl appears and tells her why Aoi delayed – she had been killed in a train crash.

In the next chapter, a magic show has just finished. In the green room, a young magician named Takaaki Soma is dressing to say his final goodbye to Noriko Hasegawa, his lover and magic assistant. Then, a strange girl walks into the room through the wall. She hands Noriko’s “Shigofumi” to Takaaki in which Noriko writes only one sentence: “Take care, I wish your work becomes good”. Takaaki simply returns the unopened letter to Fumika.

The last story features a young girl named Arisa, who cuts her fencing club activity for the first time ever. After the death of her father, Jill Belton, Arisa half-heartedly continues to fence, as she had received rigorous training from her father for many years. At the time she started fencing, he was pleased. But after a certain point, he stopped praising her and gave her pitying, disappointing looks. When she gets home, a strange girl is waiting and passes the letter from Jill to Arisa, but Arisa finds herself unable to open it.” – wakataka423

Notes: Summary is for the light books. The serioius feel of the preview was unexpected after the “fluff” impression I got from the website.
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Sisters of Wellber 2
S Date: 2008-01-01
Episodes: 13
OP: “Theme of Wellber” by Dobashi
ED: “End of the Dream” by E.O.D
Summary: “The loquacious sentient tank, Gyrano De Borgerac seems very busy being pampered by solicitous maids. The fairy Sherri, too, is enjoying the luxury of the court’s life. And for Rita, time has come to face her duties as princess of Wellber. But Tina is resolute: she wants to continue her search for the Man with a tattoo of Bee the Death, the devil who exterminated her family. An unspeakable feeling of sadness fills the hearts of the two girls, who shared so much and are now about to say farewell to each other.

And then, on the day of Tina’s departure…

A new journey that will take Tina walking through the still sore scars of the Great War that wiped out entire cities ten years before, until the unsuspected truth about her nemesis!” – Production I.G

Notes: To recap S1, “In the Kingdom of Wellber, Princess Rita is to be married to Prince Gernia of nearby Sangatras — a political marriage to prevent another war between the two countries. When the marriage plans go drastically awry, and Princess Rita is forced to flee the country on a mission to far-off Greedom, hoping to prevent the coming war, she finds a companion and friend in the cat burglar Tina, who has her own reasons for travelling to Greedom.” – ANN

Fans of this animation need to check out Takayuki Hamana’s interview at Production I.G‘s website.
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Strait Jacket
ストレイト・ジャケット 第1巻 THE CAST ~ニンゲンのクビキ~
ストレイト・ジャケット 第2巻 THE CONVICTS ~トガビトのキオク~
ストレイト・ジャケット 第3巻 THE RELIEF ~ショクザイのミライ~
Release Date: 2007-11-30, 2008-01-27, 2008
Episodes: 2 of 3 OVA
Summary: “In a world where science and magic coexist one lone wolf by the name of Reiot Steighnberg has mastered the art of magical warfare to take on the mysterious magic users tribe. Bound in a straight jacket that binds him to humanity and grasping an all-powerful staff in his hands, Reiot approaches the level of the magic users, if only to keep them from killing himself. But when Reiot finally overcomes his enemies, he finds a crime from his past waiting for him.” – CDJapan
Notes: The series is described as a cross between “Leon the Professional, Blade Runner; but steampunk” (Al) Based on light novel Fujimi Fantasia Bunko written by Ichiro Sakaki (Scrapped Princess) and illustrated by You Fujishiro. OVA 1 screencaps and review by Aroduc.
Straight Jacket

Tales of Symphonia Animation 4
テイルズ オブ シンフォニア THE ANIMATION 第1巻
テイルズ オブ シンフォニア THE ANIMATION 第2巻
テイルズ オブ シンフォニア THE ANIMATION 第3巻
テイルズ オブ シンフォニア THE ANIMATION 第4巻
Release Date: 2007-12-21
Episodes: 4 of 4, OVA
Summary: “Two worlds exist, Sylvarant and Tethe’alla, each unaware of the existence of the other. In order for one world to flourish, the other must deteriorate. From each world, a Chosen is sent on a journey to restore that world’s mana by awakening the spirits and becoming an angel for the sake of the goddess Martel.

Colette Brunel, the Chosen of Sylvarant, sets out on her journey accompanied by her best friends Lloyd Irving and Genis Sage. As they travel, they meet new friends and enemies, while they learn more about the truth behind the World Regeneration.” – Wiki & ANN
Notes: Read Tales of Symphonia’s wiki for instant spoilers.
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true tears
Air Date: 2008-01-04 2008-01-05
Episodes: 13
OP: “Reflectia (リフレクティア)” by eufonius
Preview: 1
Notes: Based on a dating sim (Win).
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Yatterman 2008
ヤッターマン
Air Date: 2008-01-14
Episodes: 70
Summary: “The basic story was the constant showdown of The Yatterman and the evil Dorombo Gang ((“ドロンボー”). They kept fighing over a mysterious gem called the Skull Stone, which was supposed to show the location of the largest vein of gold in the world. Wanting all the power and wealth, the Dorombo Gang was constantly searching for it. However, the Yatterman was always there, foiling their attempts.” – Unoffical fansite

“The wicked Florina and her assistants, paradoxie and Tonzeror, are joined together under the direction of their mysterious leader, Skulduggerstein, on a search for the Skull Stone.This stone is fabled to reveal the whereabouts of a fabulous vein of gold buried somewhere deep within the Earth.Skulduggerstein sends Florina information concerning the locating of the Skull Stone, then she and her accomplices follow these leads on their search.But….the information is almost always unreliable, and the trio always ends up getting into trouble.The Yattermen pursue them, and rush to prevent the Skull Stone from falling into the hands of Florina’s gang.The two groups battle for possession of stone as Florina’s gang create a new robot or mechanism (mecha) every program to carry on the fight. Unfortunately for them, the Yattermen and their robots, or mechas, always succeed in destroying whatever robots the gang come up with.” – Tatsunoko & Unofficial site

Notes: Remake of Yatterman that aired 1977-01-01 to 1979-01-27. A live-action movie is also in production with a tenative 2009 spring release.
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Zenryoku Usagi
全力ウサギ
Air Date: 2008-01-05
Episodes: ?
Preview: 1
Summary: “Zenryoku Usagi are hardworking construction builders — who happen to be rabbits — with a simple motto: “Zenryoku+Dai-ichi” (“Give everything you’ve got and be #1.”)” ANN
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Yes! Precure 5 GoGo!
Yes!プリキュア5 GoGo!
Air Date: 2008-02
Episodes: ?
Notes: Taken from original Yes! Pecure 5 – “Nozomi Yumehara, a regular student, finds a magical book called the Dream Collet in the library and meets Coco and Nuts, two creatures from the Palmier Kingdom. They plead with Nozomi to restore their world, which has been destroyed by an organization called the Nightmares, by completing the Dream Collet and finding the 55 Pinkies to make any wish come true. Meanwhile, the Nightmares are moving into the real world. Once Nozomi agrees to help, Coco and Nuts transform her into the magical girl Cure Dream and turn four fellow students into her Pretty Cure team.” (ANN)

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5 Responses to “MUST SEE ANIME | Winter 2007/2008”

  1. unknown666 Says:

    Just to let you know Minami-Ke came out already with 3 eps, i don’t think it`ll be in the winter season, unless its a ova

  2. jackie Says:

    I heard that there will be a second season for BOKURA GA ITA airing in June 2008 is that true. If it is can you please confirm it.

  3. anime_lover Says:

    OMG is this helpful, Thanks sooo much for this information. ^^ this might seem a strange question, but, has anybody heard of a second season to ‘claymore’?

  4. Anon Says:

    Bokura ga Ita sequel:

    Can’t imagine a sequel with only 4 volumes as source (v1-8 used for season 1, continuation v9-12 published so far) unless it’s a 12 episode run. In the meantime, nab the most recent translations at js or post-seaon 1 spoilers at wiki or AS.

  5. renjiabrai Says:

    ganda

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