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Beamcast – August 2

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In this week’s show:

News
To Love-Ru spin-off
Funimation pre-paid debit cards

Weekly Oricon rankings (7/19 – 7/25)

New releases

[anime]
Naruto Shippuden (DVD Box Set 3) $49.95
Naruto Shippuden Special Edition (DVD Box Set 3) $69.99

[manga]
Bakuman (vol. 1) $9.99
D.Gray-man (vol. 18) $9.99
Gintama (vol. 19) $9.99
Hikaru no Go (vol. 20) $9.99
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (vol. 15) $9.99
Muhyo & Roji (vol. 18) $9.99
Slam Dunk (vol. 11) $9.99

Current/Classic Reviews
Kekkaishi
Double Arts

The Great Shonen Tier List

Introduced this week:
Nico Robin (One Piece)
Tsunade (Naruto)
Hitsugaya Toushirou (Bleach)
Shishio Gen (Kekkaishi)
Elraine & Kiri (Double Arts)
Saotome Ranma (Ranma 1/2)

Anime Discussion
Highschool of the Dead (ep. 4)
Seitokai Yakuindomo (ep. 5)
Legend of the Legendary Heroes (ep. 5)
Nurarihyon no Mago (ep.4)

This Week in Manga
0:45:19 – Mirai Nikki 54
0:46:42 – Bleach 414
0:54:37 – One Piece 594
1:04:51 – Naruto 504
1:08:49 – Beelzebub 71
1:12:37 – Fairy Tail 194
1:14:56 – Hayate no Gotoku! 282
1:15:59 – Kekkaishi 315
1:17:11 – History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi 392
1:20:47 – Toriko 104
1:24:45 – The World God Only Knows 108
1:26:38 – Mahou Sensei Negima! 297
1:30:37 – Psyren 129
1:32:43 – Zettai Karen Children 225
1:34:33 – Hajime no Ippo 902
1:36:17 – AR∀GO 29
1:37:26 – GE ~ Good Ending 44
1:39:56 – SWOT 5
1:41:33 – Air Gear 285
1:42:14 – Gintama 317
1:42:22 – Katekyo Hitman Reborn! 300
1:43:17 – Kimi no Iru Machi 99
1:44:11 – Nurarihyon no Mago 115-116

Chapters of the Week

Final Flash

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Beamcast – July 19

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In this week’s show:

News
MangaToshokan pulls all publisher coalition manga
Wall Street Journal reports on manga “piracy”
Voice actor Norio Imamura arrested for indecent pictures
Pluto, 20th Century Boys nominated for Harveys
Tenjou Tenge ending, Jumbor restarting

Weekly Oricon rankings (7/5 – 7/11)

New releases

[anime]
Bleach (DVD 30) $24.99
Shuffle! Complete Series – Viridian Collection (DVD) $49.98
Vampire Knight (DVD 1) $19.99

[manga]
Dragon Ball Z (vol. 8) $17.99
Fullmetal Alchemist (vol. 23) $9.99
Vagabond (vol. 8) $19.99

Current/Classic Reviews
The World God Only Knows
Mx0

The Great Shonen Tier List

Introduced this week:
Sanji (One Piece)
Gaara (Naruto)
Yasutora “Chad” Sado (Bleach)
Kuzumi Taiga (Mx0)
Killua Zaoldyck (Hunter x Hunter)
Jack Rakan (Mahou Sensei Negima!)

Anime Discussion
Highschool of the Dead (ep. 2)
Seitokai Yakuindomo (ep. 3)
Legend of the Legendary Heroes (ep. 3)
Nurarihyon no Mago (ep.2)

This Week in Manga
1:08:47 – Sankarea 8 (new series!)
1:12:29 – One Piece 592
1:18:07 – Naruto 502
1:21:36 – Bleach 412
1:25:17 – Bakuman 94
1:30:39 – Beelzebub 69
1:33:42 – Fairy Tail 192
1:35:33 – Hayate no Gotoku! 280
1:36:51 – History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi 390
1:39:48 – Toriko 102
1:42:24 – The World God Only Knows 105
1:43:58 – Psyren 127
1:46:29 – Hajime no Ippo 900
1:48:48 – AR∀GO 27
1:50:04 – Air Gear 284
1:51:39 – Katekyo Hitman Reborn! 298
1:52:29 – Kimi no Iru Machi 97

Chapters of the Week

Final Flash

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Beamcast – First Half 2010 Review

July 14, 2010 1 comment

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The Beamcast crew presents a special 2+ hours mega-episode recapping the first half of 2010!

Series Discussed
0:00:17 – One Piece 569-589
0:16:59 – Naruto 477-499
0:27:46 – Bleach 387-409
0:37:16 – Bakuman 68-91
0:49:24 – Beelzebub 43-66
0:57:53 – Fairy Tail 165-190
1:05:07 – Katekyo Hitman Reborn! 272-295
1:07:23 – Hayate no Gotoku! 254-277
1:12:36 – Kekkaishi 289-312
1:17:05 – Gintama 291-314
1:18:45 – History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi 366-389
1:23:03 – Toriko 78-101
1:28:12 – Gamaran 31-54
1:30:27 – The World God Only Knows 81-104
1:37:14 – Hunter x Hunter 291-310
1:39:16 – Mahou Sensei Negima! 275-294
1:44:16 – Psyren 101-124
1:51:02 – Deadman Wonderland 31-36
1:52:22 – D.Gray-man 191-195
1:53:11 – Soul Eater 70-75
1:55:31 – Zettai Karen Children 200-222
2:00:59 – Hajime no Ippo 879-899
2:03:30 – AR∀GO 1-26
2:06:11 – Nurarihyon no Mago 89-112
2:08:47 – GE ~ Good Ending 18-41
2:12:25 – Kimi no Iru Machi 74-95
2:13:37 – Lock On! 1-18 (complete)
2:14:36 – Cross Game 156-160 (end)
2:15:24 – Mirai Nikki 49-53
2:17:23 – Fullmetal Alchemist 103-108 (end)
2:19:20 – Metalica Metaluca 1-7

Awards

First Half 2010
Best Comedy
Best Drama
Best Action
Most Improved
Biggest Disappointment

Second Half 2010
Most Promising
Least Promising
Dark Horse

Series of the (half-)Year

We encourage you to let us know what you’ve thought of the first half of 2010. Leave a comment, email the Beamcast team, make your voice heard. We’d love to hear from you!

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Beamcast – July 12

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In this week’s show:

News
MangaToshokan removes manga
Kure-nai vol. 6, Major vol. 78 to include DVDs
Nabari no Ou ending in volume 14
Florida mother protests manga in public library

Weekly Oricon rankings (6/28 – 7/4)

New releases

[anime]
Black Cat – Complete Series – Viridian Collection (DVD) $39.98
Golgo 13 – Collection 1 (DVD; eps.1-13) $59.99
Naruto Shippuden (DVD 11; eps.44-48) $24.99

[manga]
Case Closed (vol. 35) $9.99
Hyde & Closer (vol. 1) $9.99
Inuyasha (vol. 50) $9.99
Nabari no Ou (vol. 4) $10.99
Yakitate!! Japan (vol. 23) $9.99

Current/Classic Reviews
Hayate no Gotoku!
YuYu Hakusho

The Great Shonen Tier List

Introduced this week:
Rock Lee (Naruto)
Abarai Renji (Bleach)
Usopp (One Piece)
Krillin (Dragon Ball)
Kuwabara Kazuma (YuYu Hakusho)
Niijima Haruo (History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi)
Sakurazaki Setsuna (Mahou Sensei Negima!)
Miroku (InuYasha)
Akuno Jiro (Hajimete no Aku)
Kurenai Shinkurou (Kure-nai)

Anime Discussion
Highschool of the Dead (ep. 1)
Nurarihyon no Mago (ep.1)

This Week in Manga
0:54:58 – Bleach 411
0:58:50 – One Piece 591
1:05:44 – Naruto 501
1:09:24 – Bakuman 93
1:12:38 – Beelzebub 68
1:17:36 – Fairy Tail 191
1:22:09 – Hayate no Gotoku! 279
1:24:04 – Kekkaishi 313
1:26:45 – History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi 389
1:29:59 – The World God Only Knows 105
1:32:00 – Mahou Sensei Negima! 295
1:35:58 – Psyren 126
1:38:46 – Zettai Karen Children 223
1:40:25 – GE ~ Good Ending 41-42
1:44:35 – Metalica Metaluca 8
1:46:53 – SWOT 2
1:49:22 – Gintama 314-315
1:51:05 – Katekyo Hitman Reborn! 297
1:52:08 – Kimi no Iru Machi 96
1:52:41 – Nurarihyon no Mago 113

Chapters of the Week

Final Flash

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Beamcast – July 5

July 5, 2010 1 comment

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In this week’s show:

News
To Love-Ru -Trouble- gets more anime
Funimation and Viz licensing announcements
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood movie

Weekly Oricon rankings (6/21 – 6/27)

New releases

[anime]
D.Gray-man Season 1 Complete (DVD) $69.98
Eyeshield 21: 2 (Sub.DVD; eps. 14-26) $49.98
Hayate no Gotoku! 6 (Sub.DVD) $39.99
One Piece Season 3 Part 1 (DVD; eps.144-156) $49.98

[manga]
Dragon Ball: Chapter Book (vol.9) $4.99
Naruto: Chapter Book (vol.14) $4.99
Eyeshield 21 (vol.32) $9.99
Kekkaishi (vol.22) $9.99
One Piece (vol.54) $9.99
Prince of Tennis (vol.38) $9.99
Reborn! (vol.16) $9.99
Shaman King (vol.29) $9.99
Ultimate Muscle (vol.26) $9.99

Current/Classic Reviews
History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi
Hikaru no Go

The Great Shonen Tier List

Introduced this week:
Haruno Sakura (Naruto)
Nami (One Piece)
Kuchiki Rukia (Bleach)
Bulma (Dragon Ball)
Lucy Heartfilia (Fairy Tail)
Kagurazaka Asuna (Mahou Sensei Negima!)
Yukimura Tokine (Kekkaishi)
Kagome (InuYasha)
Gasai Yuno (Mirai Nikki)
Sanzen’in Nagi (Hayate no Gotoku!)

Anime Discussion
Legend of the Legendary Heroes (ep. 1)
Seitokai Yakuindomo (ep.1)

This Week in Manga
0:57:50 – Naruto 500
1:01:43 – Bleach 410
1:08:24 – One Piece 590
1:14:54 – Bakuman 92
1:18:30 – Beelzebub 67
1:23:05 – Fairy Tail 190
1:25:48 – Hayate no Gotoku! 278
1:27:04 – Kekkaishi 312
1:28:44 – History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi 388
1:30:38 – Toriko 100-101
1:33:10 – The World God Only Knows 104
1:34:28 – Mahou Sensei Negima! 294
1:36:41 – Psyren 125
1:39:51 – Zettai Karen Children 222
1:41:55 – Hajime no Ippo 899
1:44:51 – AR∀GO 26
1:46:54 – GE ~ Good Ending 40
1:49:42 – Metallica Metalluca 6
1:51:57 – SWOT 1 (new series!)
1:54:21 – D.Gray-man 196
1:54:47 – Gintama 313
1:55:11 – Katekyo Hitman Reborn! 296
1:55:53 – Kimi no Iru Machi 95
1:56:38 – Nurarihyon no Mago 111-112

Chapters of the Week

Final Flash

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Beamcast – June 28

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In this week’s show:

News
Lock On!, Kiben Gakuha, Yotsuya-senpai no Kaidan canceled
Toriko, Beelzebub to be animated for Jump Anime Tour
Major to end
To Aru Kagaku no Railgun OVA announced
Voice actor Aono Takeshi hospitalized
Shueisha artists draw classic novel covers
Warner Bros. wants PG-13 Akira

Weekly Oricon rankings (6/14 – 6/20)

New releases

[anime]
Fist of the North Star – Complete Series Collection (DVD 1; 1-36) $59.99
Gintama – Collection 2 (DVD; 14-26) $49.99
Initial D: Stage 4 Part 2 (DVD; 13-24) $59.98
Naruto: Season 3 Uncut (DVD 1; 107-135) $49.95

[manga]
Sgt. Frog (vol. 19) $10.99

Current/Classic Reviews
Hajime no Ippo
Love Hina

The Great Shonen Tier List

Introduced this week:
Hatake Kakashi (Naruto)
Kuchiki Byakuya (Bleach)
Roronoa Zoro (One Piece)
InuYasha (InuYasha)
Gray Fullbuster (Fairy Tail)
Takamura Mamoru (Hajime no Ippo)
Akisame Koetsuji (History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi)
Kyle (Psyren)
Furuichi Takayuki (Beelzebub)
Katsuragi Keima (The World God Only Knows)

This Week in Manga
1:02:56 – Bleach 409
1:06:52 – One Piece 589
1:12:00 – Bakuman 91
1:14:15 – Beelzebub 66
1:17:38 – Fairy Tail 189
1:21:53 – Hayate no Gotoku! 277
1:24:27 – Kekkaishi 311
1:28:11 – History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi 387
1:30:17 – Toriko 98-99
1:36:08 – The World God Only Knows 103
1:37:05 – Mahou Sensei Negima! 292-293
1:40:47 – Psyren 124
1:46:05 – Hajime no Ippo 898
1:48:32 – AR∀GO 24-25
1:51:40 – GE ~ Good Ending 39
1:55:17 – Lock On! 17-18 (end)
2:00:39 – Metallica Metalluca 6
2:03:04 – Gintama 312
2:05:34 – Katekyo Hitman Reborn! 295
2:06:12 – Nurarihyon no Mago 108-110

Chapters of the Week

Final Flash

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Beamcast – June 21 (Special Double Episode!)

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To compensate for the missed Beamcast last week, we’ve recorded a near-three-hour mega episode! In it, we present a special feature covering the serious recent developments in the world of manga publication. We also catch up on two weeks’ worth of regular news, Oricon rankings, release dates, and most importantly, two weeks’ worth of manga chapters in a deluxe edition of This Week in Manga!

In this week’s show:

Special Feature – The State of Manga Publishing

News
Japan Basketball Association awards Inoue
Bleach simulcast launched on Crunchyroll
Tokyo’s “Nonexistent Youth” bill rejected by assembly
Weekly Comic Bunch to cease publication
Alive mangaka Kawashima Tadashi passes away
Shueisha launches “Naruto’s Forest” campaign
One Piece jeans for sale

Weekly Oricon rankings (5/31 – 6/6; 6/7 – 6/13)

New releases
*Last week
[anime]
Clannad: Complete Collection (DVD) $69.98
Witchblade – Complete Series -Viridian Collection- (DVD) $49.98
X – Complete Series (DVD) $49.98

[manga]
Bamboo Blade (vol. 5) $10.99
Gestalt (vol. 7) $9.99
Hayate the Combat Butler (vol. 15) $9.99
Hero Tales (vol. 3) $10.99
Higurashi When They Cry: Time Killing Arc (vol. 1) $11.99
Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (vol. 6) $10.99
Soul Eater (vol. 3) $10.99

(non-shonen manga)
20th Century Boys (vol. 9) $12.99
Afterschool Charisma (vol. 1) $12.99
Children of the Sea (vol. 3) $14.99
Sumomomo Momomo: The Strongest Bride on Earth (vol. 4) $10.99
Tena on S-String (vol. 3) $10.99
Tenjou Tenge (vol. 19) $9.99
Darker Than Black – omnibus (vol. 1 of 2) $18.99
Fushigi Yuugi (vol. 6) $17.99

*This week
[anime]
Afro Samurai: Complete Murder Sessions (Blu-ray) $39.98
Ah My Goddess: Season 2 (DVD) $49.98
Bleach vol. 29 (DVD) $24.99
Guyver (Blu-ray) $54.98
Heroic Age (DVD) $59.98
La Corda D’oro ~primo passo~ (DVD) $49.99
Mobile Suit Gundam Trilogy (DVD) $39.99
Suzuka – Complete Collection S.A.V.E. Edition (DVD) $19.98

[manga]
Deka Kyoshi (vol. 3) $9.99
Fairy Tail (vol. 11) $10.99
Rappi Rangai / Ninja Girls (vol. 3) $10.99
Samurai Deeper Kyo (vol. 37/38) $14.99

Current/Classic Reviews
Fairy Tail
Flame of Recca

The Great Shonen Tier List

Introduced this week:
Uchiha Sasuke (Naruto)
Crocodile (One Piece)
Aizen Sousuke (Bleach)
Freiza (Dragon Ball)
Tommyrod (Toriko)
Shishio Makoto (Rurouni Kenshin)
Asakura Hao (Shaman King)
Gilbert Kent (Hayate no Gotoku!)
Kaguro (Kekkaishi)
Hyoubu Kyousuke (Zettai Karen Children)

Re-tiered this week:
Uzumaki Naruto (Naruto)

This Week in Manga
1:31:58 – One Piece 588
1:35:55 – Naruto 498-499
1:42:41 – Bleach 407-408
1:46:18 – Bakuman 89-90
1:52:03 – Beelzebub 64-65
1:56:53 – Fairy Tail 187-188
2:00:24 – Hayate no Gotoku! 275-276
2:01:56 – Kekkaishi 309-310
2:04:41 – History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi 385-386
2:08:56 – The World God Only Knows 102 (new addition!)
2:12:21 – Gamaran 51
2:14:52 – Psyren 122-123
2:19:40 – Zettai Karen Children 220-221
2:22:14 – AR∀GO 22-23
2:25:45 – Hajime no Ippo 897
2:29:21 – Lock On! 15-16
2:32:47 – GE ~ Good Ending 37-38
2:37:07 – Metallica Metalluca 4-5
2:39:06 – Soul Eater 75
2:40:14 – Deadman Wonderland 36
2:41:18 – Fullmetal Alchemist 108 (end)
2:42:46 – Gintama 310-311
2:43:43 – Katekyo Hitman Reborn! 293-294
2:44:59 – Kimi no Iru Machi 93-94

Chapters of the Week

Final Flash

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Beamcast – June 7

June 7, 2010 1 comment

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In this week’s show:

News
To Aru Majutsu no Index receives second anime season
One Piece Strong World DVD/Blu-ray release info
One Piece / Schick collaboration
Studio 4°C to animate new Thundercats

Weekly Oricon rankings

Oricon rankings – First half 2010

New releases
[anime]
Moribito: Premium Box (DVD) $129.99
UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie – Seasons 3 + 4 S.A.V.E. (DVD) $19.99

Current/Classic Reviews
Bakuman
Law of Ueki

The Great Shonen Tier List

Introduced this week:
Son Goku (Dragon Ball)
Kujo Jotaro (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure)
Urameshi Yusuke (YuYu Hakusho)
Asakura Yoh (Shaman King)
Onizuka Eikichi (Great Teacher Onizuka)
Ueki Kousuke (Law of Ueki)
Hanabishi Recca (Flame of Recca)
Kimura Kenshin (Rurouni Kenshin)
Kazuma (Scryed)
Vash the Stampede (Trigun)

This Week in Manga
0:49:02 – Bleach 406
0:53:36 – One Piece 587
0:58:31 – Naruto 497
1:02:45 – Bakuman 88
1:07:23 – Beelzebub 62-63
1:10:17 – Hayate no Gotoku! 274
1:12:07 – Mahou Sensei Negima! 290-291
1:16:29 – Psyren 121
1:19:15 – Hajime no Ippo 896
1:22:23 – Zettai Karen Children 219
1:24:16 – Gamaran 50
1:29:42 – Lock On! 14
1:30:45 – Toriko 96-97
1:34:29 – Metallica Metalluca 3
1:37:52 – AR∀GO 21
1:40:01 – Deadman Wonderland 35
1:41:43 – D.Gray-man 195
1:42:39 – GE ~ Good Ending 36
1:43:32 – Katekyo Hitman Reborn! 292
1:44:19 – Kimi no Iru Machi 92
1:45:22 – Nurarihyon no Mago 107

Chapters of the Week

Final Flash

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Beamcast – May 31

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In this week’s show:

News
Final Full Metal Panic! novel to be released this August
OneManga cracks top 1,000 sites
New Gainax anime set in 20th century Britain

Weekly Oricon rankings

New releases
[anime]
Beck – Complete Series – S.A.V.E. Edition (DVD) $29.98
Brighter than the Dawning Blue – Complete Collection (Sub.DVD) $49.98
Slayers Evolution-R Season 5 (DVD) $59.98
[manga]
Library Wars: Love & War (GN 1) $9.99

Current/Classic Reviews
Beelzebub
Cross Game

The Great Shonen Tier List

Introduced this week:
Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece)
Kurosaki Ichigo (Bleach)
Uzumaki Naruto (Naruto)
Akashi Kaoru (Zettai Karen Children)
Toriko (Toriko)
Sumimura Yoshimori (Kekkaishi)
Makunouchi Ippo (Hajime no Ippo)
Negi Springfield (Mahou Sensei Negima!)
Utsuru Sanada (Lock On!)
Oga Tatsumi (Beelzebub)
Natsu Dragneel (Fairy Tail)
Arago Hunt (AR∀GO)
Ageha Yoshina (Psyren)
Shirahama Kenichi (History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi)
Amano Yukiteru (Mirai Nikki)
Ashirogi Muto (Bakuman)
Ayasaki Hayate (Hayate no Gotoku!)
Kurogane Gama (Gamaran)
Allen Walker (D.Gray-man)
Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist)
Maka & Soul (Soul Eater)
Igarashi Ganta (Deadman Wonderland)
Sakata Gintoki (Gintama)
Gon Freecs (Hunter x Hunter)
Nura Rikuo (Nurarihyon no Mago)
Sawada “Tsuna” Tsunayoshi (Katekyo Hitman Reborn!)
Kirishima Haruto (Kimi no Iru Machi)

This Week in Manga
1:04:11 – Mirai Nikki 52
1:05:39 – Naruto 496
1:08:58 – Bleach 405
1:11:29 – One Piece 586
1:14:50 – Bakuman 87
1:17:25 – Beelzebub 61
1:19:45 – Fairy Tail 185-186
1:22:08 – Kekkaishi 305-308
1:25:21 – History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi 383-384
1:30:16 – Hayate no Gotoku! 273
1:32:06 – Mahou Sensei Negima! 289
1:33:28 – Psyren 120
1:34:54 – Hajime no Ippo 895
1:37:43 – Zettai Karen Children 217-218
1:40:00 – Lock On! 13
1:41:06 – Gamaran 46-49
1:42:48 – AR∀GO 20
1:43:37 – Toriko 95
1:45:00 – Gintama 309
1:45:24 – Hunter x Hunter 310
1:46:02 – Katekyo Hitman Reborn! 288-291
1:46:17 – Kimi no Iru Machi 91
1:46:25 – Nurarihyon no Mago 106

Chapters of the Week

Final Flash

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Beamcast – May 24

[download link – 79min, 40mb]

In this week’s show:

News
Next Full Metal Panic! novel to be released this July
“Cool Japan” survey

Weekly Oricon rankings

New releases
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood part 1 (Bluray / DVD) Bluray: $54.98 / DVD: $49.98
Hell Girl – Two Mirrors Collection 1 (Sub.DVD 1 of 2) $49.98
Hell Girl Complete First Season S.A.V.E. Edition (Hybrid DVD) $29.98
Kanokon: The Girl Who Cried Wolf (DVD 1) $21.99
Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple Season 1 Complete Set (DVD 1) $59.98
Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple Season 2 Part 2 (DVD) $49.98

Current/Classic Reviews
Mahou Sensei Negima!
Dragon Ball

This Week in Manga
0:39:52 – One Piece 585
0:43:54 – Naruto 495
0:46:51 – Bleach 404
0:52:02 – Bakuman 86
0:56:03 – Beelzebub 60
1:01:26 – Fairy Tail 184
1:05:20 – History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi 382
1:07:42 – Hayate no Gotoku! 272
1:09:39 – Psyren 119
1:11:16 – Lock On! 12
1:12:53 – AR∀GO 19
1:14:00 – Toriko 94
1:15:56 – GE – Good Ending 34
1:16:25 – Hunter x Hunter 309
1:17:36 – Kimi no Iru Machi 90
1:17:38 – Nurarihyon no Mago 105

Chapters of the Week

Final Flash

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Beamcast – May 17

[download link – 86min, 43mb]

In this week’s show:

News
34th Kodansha Manga Awards (Inazuma Eleven, Ace of the Diamond, Kuragehime, Giant Killing)
4Kids reports $3.5 million loss in Q1 2010
Buronson, Hiroyuki Nishimori each launch new manga in Monthly Shonen Sunday
One Piece vol. 57 is best-selling book since 2008
Moyashimon beer!

Weekly Oricon rankings

Licensing announcements
Rosario + Vampire
Chaos:HEAd
Chrome Shelled Regios
Rideback
Sora no Otoshimono
GUNxSWORD

Current/Classic Reviews
Naruto
Death Note

This Week in Manga
0:40:03 – Bleach 403
0:45:31 – One Piece 584
0:48:44 – Naruto 494
0:51:46 – Bakuman 85
0:54:35 – Beelzebub 59
0:59:39 – Fairy Tail 183
1:02:21 – History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi 381
1:04:44 – Hayate no Gotoku! 271
1:06:36 – Mahou Sensei Negima! 288
1:08:08 – Psyren 118
1:10:58 – Hajime no Ippo 893-894
1:17:46 – Zettai Karen Children 215-216
1:19:32 – Lock On! 11
1:20:45 – D.Gray-man 194
1:21:56 – Fullmetal Alchemist 107
1:23:16 – Hunter x Hunter 308
1:23:50 – Kimi no Iru Machi 89
1:24:37 – Nurarihyon no Mago 104

Chapters of the Week

Final Flash

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Beamcast – May 10

May 10, 2010 2 comments

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In this week’s show:

News
Naruto becomes fifth Shueisha manga with 100+ million copies in print
Dragon Ball Z Kai to air on TheCW4Kids on Saturdays during 2010-11 broadcast season
AnimEigo unable to license rest of Yawara! anime
Japan to spend 214.5 million yen to train animators
Welcome to the NHK, Excel Saga artists each launching new series
10th One Piece film, Summer Wars to compete at Annecy
Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood director confirms FMA manga to end in two months
New Gainax series: Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt
30% of Kodansha manga rejected by iTunes

Weekly Oricon rankings

New releases
[anime]
Darker Than Black – Complete First Season (eps 1-26) (DVD) $69.98
Dragon Ball – Season 4 Uncut (eps 93-122) (DVD) $49.98
Dragon Ball Z – Dragon Box Z Set 3 (eps 85-126) (DVD) $59.98
Rozen Maiden + Rozen Maiden Traumend – Complete Set (DVD) $49.98
Tsubasa, RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE – Collected Memories (1-52 + movie) (Bluray) $99.98
Vandread – Ultimate Collection (complete + OVAs) (DVD) $49.98
You’re Under Arrest: Full Throttle – Collection 2 (eps 13-24) (DVD) $39.98
Initial D: Stage 3 Movie (DVD) $29.98
Initial D: Stage 4 – Part 1 (eps 1-12) (DVD) $59.98
One Piece – Season 2, Part 7 (eps 131-143) (DVD) $49.98
ShinChan – Season 1 Complete Set (Dub DVD) $49.98
ShinChan – Season 2 Complete Set (Dub DVD) $49.98
Xenosaga – Complete Series – Viridian Collection (DVD) $24.98
Air (TV) – Complete Series – S.A.V.E. Edition (1-12+OVA) (DVD) $19.98
xxxHolic – Complete Set – Viridian Collection (DVD) $49.98
[manga]
One Piece (vols. 44-48) $9.99 each
Maou: Juvenile Remix (vol. 1) $9.99

Current/Classic Reviews
Bleach
Great Teacher Onizuka

This Week in Manga
0:39:48 – Mirai Nikki 51
0:40:41 – One Piece 583
0:42:44 – Naruto 493
0:45:09 – Bleach 402
0:48:01 – Bakuman 84
0:50:37 – Beelzebub 58
0:51:56 – Fairy Tail 182
0:53:35 – Kekkaishi 303-304
0:55:16 – Hayate no Gotoku! 270
0:57:19 – Mahou Sensei Negima! 287
0:59:26 – Psyren 117
1:01:59 – Hajime no Ippo 892
1:04:43 – Lock On! 10
1:06:59 – AR∀GO 17-18
1:08:17 – Toriko 92-93
1:14:11 – GE – Good Ending 32-33
1:14:31 – Hunter x Hunter 307
1:16:04 – Kimi no Iru Machi 87-88
1:16:53 – Nurarihyon no Mago 103

Chapters of the Week

Final Flash

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Beamcast – April 26

[download link – 72min, 35mb]

In this week’s show:

News
Seitokai Yakuin-domo receives anime adaptation
Tokyo “2d child porn” bill postponed at least until fall
Kashikoi Ken Rilienthal canceled, Metallica Metalluca and Shonen Shikku to debut

Weekly Oricon rankings

New releases
Gintama Collection 1 (DVD)
Yotsuba&! vol. 8

Current/Classic Reviews
One Piece
Slam Dunk

This Week in Manga
0:28:45 – Naruto 492
0:31:32 – Bleach 401
0:34:44 – One Piece 582
0:43:45 – Bakuman 83
0:47:18 – Fairy Tail 181
0:50:00 – Hajime no Ippo 891
0:54:08 – Hayate no Gotoku! 269
0:57:08 – Psyren 116
0:59:39 – Zettai Karen Children 214
1:00:44 – Gamaran 45
1:03:54 – Lock On! 9
1:05:18 – Defense Devil 46
1:05:58 – Hunter x Hunter 306
1:08:20 – Katekyo Hitman Reborn! 287
1:10:10 – Kimi no Iru Machi 86
1:10:34 – Nurarihyon no Mago 102
1:11:10 – MiXiM☆11 92

Chapters of the Week

Final Flash

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Beamcast Launch!

April 19, 2010 1 comment

[download link – 92min, 44mb]

Shonen Beam is proud to announce Beamcast, a new weekly podcast covering the world of shonen! Each week, Jean, Clint, and Drew will discuss recent news, analyze current manga chapters, and offer entertaining special features.

In this week’s show:

News
Shueisha takes a stance against manga piracy; the demise of Raw-Paradise
Shonen Jump Next
Oniwaga to Ushiwaga (new series from GetBackers duo)
DBZ Kai on Nicktoons
Strong World in Hawaii

Weekly Oricon rankings

Licensing announcements
Psyren, Kurozakuro, Itsuwaribito Utsuho

New releases
D.Gray-man Season 1 Part 2 (Blu-ray)
NANA Box Set 4 (DVD)
Bleach 27 (DVD)
Ikkitousen: Dragon Destiny 3 (DVD)
Petite Cossette (DVD – OVA)
Ghost in the Shell vol. 2 (omnibus)
House of Five Leaves vol. 1

This Week in Manga
Bleach 400
Naruto 491
One Piece 581
Bakuman 82
Beelzebub 56-57
Fairy Tail 180
Kekkaishi 302
History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi 380
Hayate no Gotoku! 268
Mahou Sensei Negima! 286
Psyren 115
Zettai Karen Children 212-213
Lock On! 8
Gamaran 44
AR∀GO 15-16
Soul Eater 73
Deadman Wonderland 33
Hunter x Hunter 305
Katekyo Hitman Reborn! 286
Full Metal Alchemist 106
Defense Devil 44-45
GE – Good Ending 31
Kaitai Shinsho 0 6
MiXiM☆11 91
Toriko 90-91

All that and more packed into 90 minutes of clever, humorous, insightful discussion. Join us every week!

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