Bakacast #257 – Mister Mister


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It just ain’t Dragon Ball without characters consuming vast quantities of food.

It’s a new season, ya’ll! Full of fresh possibilities! Full of excitement! Full of…mediocrity. Yeah, this season is fine, I guess. It’s totally acceptable. It’s a solid B-. I guess I can’t complain too much, though, since we’re getting both a new Dragon Ball and more Gatchaman. On the other hand, we’re also getting Chaos Dragon, so maybe I deserve to complain too much.

Time Index

  • 00:59 – Luke Reviews Bakemonogatari
  • 10:30 – Dragon Ball Super 1
  • 21:06 – Chaos Dragon 1 (DROPPED)
  • 23:43 – Aquarion Logos 1
  • 27:51 – Ranpo Kitan 1
  • 32:20 – Aoharu x Kikanjuu 1
  • 36:24 – Joukamachi no Dandelion 1
  • 42:39 – Ushio to Tora 1
  • 45:33 – GATE 1
  • 50:26 – Classroom Crisis 1 (DROPPED)
  • 52:48 – Shimoneta 1
  • 56:35 – Durarara S2 13
  • 1:00:40 – Charlotte 1
  • 1:07:08 – Gatchaman Crowds insight 1
  • 1:13:44 – Rokka no Yuusha 1
  • 1:18:34 – Akagami no Shirayukihime 1
  • 1:24:32 – Overlord 1
  • 1:27:15 – Flag 1
  • 1:36:40 – Kimi no Shinwa ~ Aquarion Dai Ni Shou (Akino with bless4 | Aquarion EVOL)

Figure Fever: Good Smile Senjougahara Hitagi

Good Smile have finally released some preview coloured photos of their yet to be released Senjougahara Hitagi figure. Now if you are like me and adore figures, you have been drooling over this since you caught that first glimpse of an unpainted prototype. So get ready to grab the napkin (or bucket) and behold! More after the jump.

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Tokyo Animation Fair 2010

Just a short post before I make my way westwards in my journey of life and career. This year there have been lots of prototype figures released that all have the potential to blow my mind as well as my wallet; chief of whom is Senjogahara Hitagi from the SHAFT anime series Bakemonogatari.

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K-On Dethroned!?

Previously posted by Ryoko, we saw K-On! enter the record books with 33,000 Blu-Ray and 8,000 DVD sales for volume one alone. Today we hear of this record being broken by another anime, Bakemonogatari, with over 29,000 Blu-Ray and 15,000 in DVD sales. This lands it at 44,000 total sales to K-On’s 41,000.

Bakemonogatari is an anime by Shaft, now rather well-known for it’s artsy style and 24 minute slideshow for episode 10. Apparently the latter wasn’t enough to label it a lost cause.

As Bakemonogatari is not the moe-blobbery of K-On! and many other recent anime, we can only hope that it’s popularity will serve as a shoe to the hindquarters of the anime industry. So far this information has only been found on Sankaku Complex, so it should be taken with a pinch of salt; but if true then more reliable sources will be available soon.

-via Sankaku Complex [NSFW]