At the twelfth monthly meeting of 2010 we'll see five debris workers, four kendo girls, three homeless people, two resistance cells, and a little dog with a mystery.
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 #34
"Great Distance in the Wind, Sky at Dawn, Chapter 11" - There is corruption in the country of Kei. Suzu was on her way to kill Shoukou, the evil town chief of Shisui who killed her companion Seishuu, but she ended up joining Koshou and Sekki's resistance fighters instead. Ex-princess Shoukei interrupts an execution in Meikaku and is now running for her life. Queen Youko, still traveling incognito, comes to the rescue.
— Subtitled by Anime Works
(Subtitled, Science Fiction)
"Exposure" - Hachimaki has left Half Section to apply for a spot on the Von Braun, the first manned flight to Jupiter. Although he thought he knew Hakim from the Orbital Security Agency, Hakim turns out to be a member of the Space Defense Front terrorist group and tries to blow up the Von Braun. Hakim is now on the run, causing trouble for all the people who knew him.
— Subtitled by Bandai Entertainment
Mythical Detective Loki Ragnarok #14
(Subtitled, Mythical Mystery)
"Light Dog, Dark Dog, Black Dog" - Exiled deity Loki runs Enjaku Detective Agency with sidekick Yamino-kun and mystery-loving student Mayura. Mayura decides that she needs a dog to solve mysteries. Although she finds a puppy, her father won't let her keep it. Meanwhile, mysterious power failures plague the town, so Mayura tries to solve the mystery with the puppy to convince Loki to keep her new pet.
— Subtitled by ADV Films
Abunai! Break time!
Happy Holidays! Thank you to the Santa Clara City Library and all our members for supporting No-Name Anime for another year. If you've been getting stamps on your 2010 frequent viewer card, it's time to bring it to the meeting and get your reward!
(Subtitled, Comedy, Drama, and Adventure)
From Satoshi Kon, the highly acclaimed anime director of Perfect Blue, Millennium Actress, and Paprika, Tokyo Godfathers is the tale of three homeless people who find a baby on Christmas Eve and try to return the child to its parents.
— Subtitled by Sony Pictures
Bamboo Blade #7
(Subtitled, Kendo Comedy)
"Sushi and Mince Meat Cutlets" - The Muroe High girls kendo team beat the Machido High team because prodigy Tamaki Kawazoe played a second position under the name Bureiba. Of course, the trick doesn't fool Machido coach Kenzaburo Ishibashi, who asks Tama-chan for a match. Will Ishida-sensei get his sushi?
— Subtitled by FUNimation Entertainment