Thursday, November 09



I forgot Madman's Tenth Anniversary Sale - they're selling their entire back catalogue at $10 per DVD - but fortunately (for me) their servers fell over during the stampede and they decided to extend it.

So I just picked up:

The first two-and-a-half seasons of Galaxy Angel
Days of Midori and Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi, which I loved on fansub but never got around to buying
Porco Rosso, Pom Poko (which I might already have somewhere...), Nausicaa, and a spare copy of Millennium Actress to foist upon the unwary
Kaleido Star
Burst Angel
Colorful (heh)
Uh, and something that rhymes with Mickey Mousen
Should keep me occupied for a day or three.

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Mickey Mousen (ahem) isn't that bad.  Compared to Dokuro-chan, for example, it's downright brilliant.

Oh, it's no classic (like Dirty Pair Flash, say), but at the prices you're buying it for, it's perfectly acceptable.


(yes, I'm joking about DPF)

Posted by: Wonderduck at Thursday, November 09 2006 09:58 PM (6YRS5)


You didn't really buy Ikki Tousen, did you?

Actually, if I ever see a real cut-rate sale, I might pick up the rest just so I can watch them with the sound turned down. And lots of skipping to the good parts.

Or maybe not. It never actually gets ecchi, does it?

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Friday, November 10 2006 03:30 AM (+rSRq)

3 I'm not sure quite where the line between fanservice and ecchi lies, but I'm pretty sure Mickey Mousen crosses it.  Not hentai, but ecchi.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Friday, November 10 2006 05:52 AM (9mnkm)


To achieve the vaunted heights of ecchi, you need something that rhymes with "Tipples". I didn't see any on the first DVD, which is all I bought.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Friday, November 10 2006 06:25 AM (+rSRq)

5 Ah.  They do pop up in the manga, but I'm not sure what happened to them in the anime.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Friday, November 10 2006 06:50 AM (9mnkm)

6 None in the anime.  Barely.  Just barely.

Posted by: Wonderduck at Friday, November 10 2006 10:52 AM (6YRS5)

7 If you're fast, you can catch one in Ep. 4 of Code Geass.

Posted by: Ubu Roi at Friday, November 10 2006 01:03 PM (dhRpo)

8 I went slightly more overboard. I ended up with 62 DVDs. I really should catalogue all that I haven't watched ... and not by anymore.

Posted by: Alex at Friday, November 10 2006 09:18 PM (kwBWI)

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