Wednesday, January 11, 2006

A brief history of anime in America

1959 ``Magic Boy'' becomes the first fantasy anime film released in theaters in the United States.

1963 Animator and manga artist Osamu Tezuka animates ``Astro Boy,'' based on his manga series, the first widely popular cartoon on American television to exhibit the stylistic elements of anime.

1979 Robot-based anime peaks in popularity with ``Mobile Suit Gundam,'' a series continued later as ``Gundam Wing.''

1986 The ``Dragon Ball'' series is released, quickly rising to the top among anime programs in both America and Japan.


Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Anime Pickup Lines (world's worst)

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20. STD’s are like Pokemon baby, gotta catch ‘em all!

19. Gun DAM girl you FINE.

18. I lost my number while fighting an interplanetary menace, can I have yours?

17. Why don’t we go back to my place and find my Dragonballs?

16. I was just checking you out from across the room with my Sharingan. I came over because I notice your chakra use is limited, and well let’s just say I really know how to get your chakra flowing.

15. You must be tired, because I was left my dating sim on in my Playstation all night.

14. You make Princess Peach look like Bowser.

13. Excuse me, is your name Hina? Because I think I’m in love.

12. I’m having the urge to grow several penis tentacles.

11. There’s enough Ai in Jailbait for the both of us.