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Otaku World A Division of the Rin-Taki Anime Association Volume 1 Issue 6

January 2005

Contents Introduction News Anime Spotlight Art Gallery Anime News Calendar of Events Art Contest New Releases Poetry Corner Member Information Program Information Meeting Schedule Affiliates Advertisements Donators & Sponsors Other Contests

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OTAKUS RULE!!! Happy New Year. We have tons of things to get out to everyone so please read our entire issue and get ready for the New Year.

ANIME SPOTLIGHTS STELLVIA In 2167, an electromagnetic wave--the result of the explosion of a supernova--bathed the earth in harmful radiation. Now, 186 years later, an even more harmful "second wave" is on its way. Meanwhile, a fifteen-year-old computer genius named Shima Katase has just entered a space academy and is teetering on the brink between star pupil and class troublemaker. But as the Second Wave hurdles toward Earth, she may be a key player in minimizing its damaging effects.

Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars What if one day, you discovered that the world wasn’t quite what it seemed? In the year 2070, life is rather quiet for Hajime Murata, a curious second-year student at Misumaru Middle School. Classes by day, fights with his little sister by night; nothing too exciting ever happens. Even when a strange alien ship appears over Tokyo, no one's really that shocked. After all, the government has been covering up aliens for years, right? Then, a mysterious new transfer student arrives at Misumaru, wearing an ancient school uniform. Gentle and polite, everyone considers Muryou Subaru to be a pretty nice guy - everyone, that is, except for student council vice president Kyoichi Moriguchi. When Kyoichi challenges Muryou to a fight on the school roof, Hajime rushes over just in time to see the simple schoolyard brawl turn into a startling display of psychic powers! Let your voice be heard! With all these strange events unraveling around him, Hajime is determined to figure out the truth You, your family, your friends, your pets, your about the world he thought he already knew. This enemies, your neighbors, your boss, your is his story; a tale of aliens and humans, teachers, the fishes in the deep blue sea, NEED starships and spies, and friends who are often to let your cable providers know that you more than they appear. WANT your Anime right this very second! Page 1


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ART GALLERY

A WORD FROM THE EDITOR I just wanted to let everyone know that your responses are appreciated. I would also like to tell of the programs that we offer to everyone for college benefits. Please sign up soon as we will only offer it until all spots are filled

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New Project for Anno? (2005-01-06 18:29:53)

The online Gainax diary states that 2004 was "the year of Honey" and that Hideaki Anno has moved on to a new project for 2005. Photography and preparations have begun on this "new project," but no further details have been made available.

JANUARY 2005 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Inuyasha the Movie 2: Castle Beyond the Looking Glass Ghost in the Shell 2 Innocence Wolf's Rain Volume 5: War for the Soul Dragon Ball GT Movie: A Hero’s Legacy Neon Genesis Evangelion Platinum Edition Volume 4 Saikano Volume 4: Love Song R.O.D. TV Volume 4: The Turning Point Inuyasha Volume 25: Crimson Blade Gundam Seed Volume 7: TSuspicious Motives 10. Last Exile Volume 7: Sealed Move

ADV Announces A Tree of Palme Theatrical Premiere (2005-01-06 18:23:49)

ADV Films sent out a press release today announcing the North American theatrical premiere of A Tree of Palme in Houston Texas on January 14th. Following Houston, A Tree of Palme will be shown in Nashville, Portland, Hartford, San Francisco, Boston and Detroit.

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POETRY CORNER The First Fall

Gray clouds form over the horizon Soon it is dark, yet light is displayed Slowly at first, white petals begin to fall Gently touching your face As light as a feather Melting quickly from the heat of your body Soon. Very soon it gathers strength and purpose And then you look and see, As far as the eye can see A white blanket has covered the city. Simple Beautiful Amazing K. Johnson

ANIME RELEASES Boys over Flowers Vol. 9 DNAngel Vol. 2 Flame of Recca Vol. 2 Chobits DVD Box 1 Chobits DVD Box 2 Full Metal Alchemist Vol. 1 Get Backers Vol. 4 Peacemaker Vol. 3 Princess Tutu R.O.D. TV Vol. 5 Twelve Kingdoms Vol. 10 Black Jack Vol. 6 Burn Up Excess Vol. 1 Kaze No Yojimbo Vol. 6 Ravemaster Vol. 3 Stellvia Vol. 3 Super Milk-Chan Show Vol. 4 Please Twins Vol. 2 Peacemaker Vol. 3 Reboot Vol. 1 Urusei Yatsura Movie 6 Wedding Peach Vol. 9 Wolf’s Rain Vol. 5 AD Police Vol. 1

1/11/05 1/04/05 1/25/05 1/11/05 1/11/05 2/08/05 2/08/05 2/01/05 1/25/05 2/15/05 2/22/05 1/11/05 1/25/05 1/04/05 1/11/05 2/08/05 1/11/05 1/04/08 2/01/05 2/22/05 1/11/05 2/08/05 1/04/05 2/22/05

ART CONTEST Check out other contests here – http://www.freewebs.com/rintaki/

FIGHT TO THE FINISH 1. Grand Prize: Choose between Naruto Part 1 DVD Box Set (3 DVD), Rurouni Kenshin Box Set 2: Legend of Kyoto (6 DVD), Trigun DVD Set (3 DVD) or Knight Hunters DVD Box Set (6 DVD) 2. First Prize: 2 Wallscrolls from any of the series mentioned above. 3. Runner Ups: 1 random manga from the series mentioned above. Rules: You many enter as many times as you wish. Artwork can be any size between 3x5 inches and 16x24 inches. No hentai, yoai or yuri. Any entry that suggests these forms of anime will be disqualified and shredded. Please keep nudity to a minimum as well as sexuality. Any entry that doesn’t pay the entry fee by January 24, 2005 will be disqualified. Please be sure to get your receipt from the office. Members will earn points later on for entering. Details: Entries must be from one of the series above. Depict a scene in which a battle occurred between the main character and an enemy or a friend. Any entries that don’t fit this description will be disqualified Artwork must have the following information typed or printed on a 3x5 index card or paper, do not write on artowork, Name, Address, Telephone Number, Email and Title of work. There will be one grand prize winner, one first place winner and two runner up winners.

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Deadline: January 24, 2005 Fees: $7.00 per entry Page 3


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ANIME CLUB MEETING SCHEDULE FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 2005 – 6PM FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 2005 – 6PM FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2005 – 6PM FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2005 – 6PM FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2005 – 6PM FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2005 – 6PM FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2005 – 6PM FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2005 – 6PM

NEW IN THE LIBRARY DVD .HACK//SIGN COMPLETE SERIES ANGELIC LAYER COMPLETE SERIES CHOBITS COMPLETE SERIES ANGEL LINKS COMPLETE SERIES GATEKEEPERS COMPLETE SERIES HEROIC LEGEND OF ARISLAN COMPLETE SERIES ARGENTOSOMA COMPLETE SERIES

AFFILIATES SUPREME ANIME (HTTP://WWW.SUPREMEANIME.COM) GK WORLD (HTTP://WWW.GKWORLD.COM) RIGHT STUF INTERNATIONAL (HTTP://WWW.RIGHTSTUF.COM) OTHER CONTESTS ATTENTION: I WANT ALL THE ARTISTICALLY INCLINED CLUB MEMBERS TO CREATE AN ORIGINAL PIECE OF ART (BASED ON ADV TITLES…OF COURSE!). WE WILL PICK THE BEST ORIGINAL ARTWORK AND AWARD A GRAND PRIZE WINNER, 1 FIRST PRIZE, 1 SECOND PRIZE AND 5 RUNNER UP WINNERS. I CAN’T WAIT TO SEE THE ENTRIES…SO START TODAY! EITHER UPLOAD THE INFORMATION OR SEND IT IN AN EMAIL. IF YOU SEND AN EMAIL, BE SURE TO INCLUDE: FIRST AND LAST NAME; EMAIL ADDRESS; TITLE OF ANIME PORTRAYED; PHONE #; AND YOUR MAILING ADDRESS CAN’T UPLOAD OR SEND IT VIA EMAIL? SEND IT THE OLD FASHIONED WAY…SNAIL MAIL! REMEMBER THAT ALL ART SUBMITTED WILL NOT BE RETURNED AND DON’T SEND IN ANYTHING OVER 8”X11” SEND ORIGINAL ARTWORK TO: ATTN: KRISTEN, ANIME CLUB GIRL A.D. VISION, INC. 10114 W. SAM HOUSTON PKWY HOUSTON, TX 77099 HTTP://WWW.ADVFILMS.COM/ADVOCATES/CONTEST_FANA RT.ASP

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