Thanksgiving is often celebrated by sharing a meal with friends and family. The kendo teams of Muroe and Machido high schools gather for a match in Bamboo Blade. Mugen reconnects with long-lost friends in Samurai Champloo. Arusu, Sheila, and Eva gather for an unforgettable meal in Tweeny Witches. For a brief moment, Freyr finds Freya in Mythical Detective Loki. Colin returns to Half Section in Planetes. Youko, Suzu, and Shoukei get closer to meeting each other in The Twelve Kingdoms.
Showings are presented in Japanese language audio with English subtitles and are suggested for ages 13 and over unless otherwise specified. Starting times are approximate: Come early! No-Name Anime meetings are presented in and co-sponsored by the Santa Clara City Central Park Library. Many thanks to the library for hosting our meetings! This month, we're in the Cedar Room. Just follow the signs!
The Twelve Kingdoms #32-33
"Great Distance in the Wind, Sky at Dawn, Chapter 9-10" - Queen Youko and kaikyaku Suzu independently contemplate Seishuu's death while Asano talks to Shoukou, the evil town chief of Shisui who murdered Seishuu. Ex-princess Shoukei talks about heading for Shisui because it offers land and citizenship.
— Subtitled by Anime Works
(Subtitled, Science Fiction)
"Tandem Mirror" - Half Section makes space travel safe by cleaning debris. Colin, the idiot son of a powerful INTO chairman, now has a job in the Development Inspector's Office. He joins a Half Section mission to clear debris from the "Tandem Mirror" space-drive testing accident. In the meantime, Hachimaki's test takes him aboard the Von Braun.
— Subtitled by Bandai Entertainment
Mythical Detective Loki Ragnarok #13
(Subtitled, Mythical Mystery)
"Flower of Illusion" - Enjaku Detective Agency is having a slow day, so Loki, Reiya, Yamino, and Mayura are casually hanging out around town. But fate can be cruel, even when it's controlled by Norns in the form of cute school girls. At Odin's command, one of them sends a "Fantastic Flower" to cause mischief for Loki. This episode also features a glimpse of Loki in adult form.
— Subtitled by ADV Films
Abunai! Break time!
Although other countries don't have the same Pilgrims-and-Indians history as the United States, many countries have harvest festivals. In Japan, the harvest festival has transformed into a more generic Labor Thanksgiving Day, celebrated on November 23rd.
Tweeny Witches OAV #1
(Subtitled, Fantasy Action Comedy)
"The Magical Girls Squad Transformed Into Fish!" - In a random story unrelated to the TV series, apprentice witches Arusu, Sheila, and Eva visit a library, have a feast, and transform into fish.
— Subtitled by Anime Works
Samurai Champloo #13-14
(Subtitled, Samurai Mayhem)
"Misguided Miscreants" (Parts 1 and 2) - On their way to find the samurai who smells of sunflowers, Fuu, Jin, and Mugen run into people from Mugen's past.
— Subtitled by Geneon Animation
Bamboo Blade #6
(Subtitled, Action and Adventure)
"Tamaki Kawazoe and the Tardy Bureiba" - The female kendo team of Muroe High School battles the Machido High team.
— Subtitled by FUNimation Entertainment