Here are the headlines to come out of the anime industry since the last newsletter:
- Anime director Umanosuke Iida passed away on November 26, 2010 at the age of 49 from lung cancer. He was best known for directing the Hellsing anime series.
- Pacific Media Expo and the Valley Gakuen Japanese School are offering a free anime screening and swamp meet on Saturday, December 4, at the Valley Japanese Community Center in Sun Valley, California. The event includes screenings of the Pokemon and Naruto movies and a swap meet of anime and Japanese pop culture items. Door prizes, which are being provided by Viz Media, are limited to the first 200 people in attendance. Proceeds from the event will benefit Valley Gakuen Japanese School and the events held at the Valley Japanese Community Center. A similar event in Northern California is scheduled for December 11, 2010.
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|This week, I posted three new articles to the Anime site. The first is a biography for anime director Umanosuke Iida. The second is an overview article for Sola. The third is a review of the Yu Yu Hakusho: The Complete Second Season DVD box set. I have added the Yu Yu Hakusho: The Complete Second Season DVD box set to the Anime Shop, and it is an Editor's Recommendation on the main page of the Anime site. I have also added words from Sola to the list for the Anime word games|
Here's the latest articles from the Anime site at BellaOnline.com.
Biography of Umanosuke Iida
This is a biography for anime director Umanosuke Iida.
Sola is an anime based on a manga series conceived by Naoki Hisaya and illustrated by Chako Abeno.
Yu Yu Hakusho: The Complete Second Season
Yu Yu Hakusho: The Complete Second Season is a four-disc DVD set that contains twenty-eight episodes.
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