Winter is ending, as well as two of our series! Come watch the final episodes of Twelve Kingdoms and Planetes. Loki yet again avoids his ending at the hands of the Norns in Ragnarok, Eva prevents the end of the witches in Tweeny Witches, and will a bad shopping trip be the end of Toraji in Bamboo Blade?
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 Redwood Room. Just follow the signs!
Twelve Kingdoms #38-39
"Great Distance in the Wind, Sky at Dawn, Chapter 15 and Final Chapter" - Youko, Suzu, and the rebels from Shisui have captured the evil town magistrate, Shoukou, and taken over his castle in Takuhou. Shoukei, Kantai, and a group of the Meikaku rebels have joined them. Now, they need to keep the provincial army occupied in Takuhou so that the rest of the Meikaku rebels can cause enough of a commotion to expose Gahou's and Shoukou's corruption.
— Subtitled by Anime Works
Mythical Detective Loki Ragnarok #17
(Subtitled, Mythical Mayhem)
"Crashing into Kitchen Sanctuary!" - Loki runs the Enjaku Detective Agency with sidekick Yamino and mystery-loving Mayura. This time, it's Skuld's turn to plan Loki's demise, and Yamino is chosen to participate in a TV cooking competition known as "Kitchen Sanctuary".
— Subtitled by ADV Films
Tweeny Witches OAV #4
"The Secret of Dragon House" - Eva's dragon (house) tells the story of how he and Eva saved the world soon after Eva and Sheila first met.
— Subtitled by Anime Works
Abunai! Break time!
Random trivia from Wikipedia: "World Day Against Cyber Censorship was observed on March 12, 2009 at the request of Reporters Without Borders and Amnesty International. A letter written by Jean-Francois Julliard, Secretary-General of Reporters Without Borders, and Larry Cox, Executive Director of Amnesty International, was sent to the Chief Executive Officers of Google, Yahoo!, Inc., and Microsoft Corporation to request observation of the day."
(Subtitled, Science Fiction)
"The Lost" and "And the Days We Chance Upon..." - Hachimaki has been officially selected for the crew of the mission to Jupiter but is he ready to go? Also, find out what happened to Tanabe after she ended up on the moon with Claire. It's the final two episodes of Planetes.
— Subtitled by Bandai Entertainment
Yozakura Quartet #3
"That Decision" - The mayor of Sakurashin, who is said to be "Loved by the people, the town, and the dragon", must protect the dormant giant Nakagou trees from Enjin. Mayor Hime was training when a dog collapses on her doorstep. She decides to take care of it, but at what cost?
— Subtitled by Sentai Filmworks
Bamboo Blade #9
(Subtitled, Kendo Comedy)
"Kojiro and the Crossroads of Fate" - Muroe High's kendo prodigy, Tama-chan, started a part-time job to earn money for an anime box set, but her father's birthday is coming up, and he believes the money is to buy him a birthday present. Sensei Toraji Ishida has a bad experience at the supermarket.
— Subtitled by FUNimation Entertainment