Mar 17

It appears ASCII Media Works and Nintendo DS are coming up with something that will be recieved very well in the anime fan world in the next few days. A game called Dengeki Gakuen: Cross of Venus is an action/RPG game for the DS that will feature all the stars from light novels published by under the Dengeki Bunko label. So what’s so special about them? Well, for those of you who don’t know, the light novels include some famous names like: Shakugan no Shana, To Aru Majutsu no Index, Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu and Toradora. Feeling the excitement now?

The game’s going to be released on March 19th, which is like, just days away. Who’s getting it? (Gameplay pics after the jump)
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Sep 02

Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu is an awesome anime. But only if you know what they are talking about. But when a fansub group makes this sort of mistake, I’m not sure if I can recommend it to anyone anymore.

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Aug 26

Anime is attractive to me when it exceeds my expectations, or deviates from it off the edge of the earth. Today, I was expecting to watch Nogizaka Haruka 7 and go “awwwwww” but instead, it sent me flying backwards towards the wall with a +10 LOL Gun. This episode is an inspired, creative cocktail that sent shockwaves down my funny bone.

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Aug 14

Nogizaka Haruka 5 is chock full of fanservice. What more can I say? Apart from the serious overdose of swimsuit action and deredere Haruka, there are a few panty shots and a few almost-naked teasers. Sasuga harem series.

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Aug 10

It almost seems fateful that I was exposed to Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu just after I wrote my last post about Otakuism. After watching episodes 1 to 4 of it, it seems clear to me now why there has been an explosion of Nogizaka posts across the blogosphere. Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu depicts a world where otakus are made fun of and jeered at in general societies such as school. The main protagonists, Nogizaka Haruka and Ayase Yuuko, two highschool students live in such a world, and as a result of relationships and plain old clumsiness, fall victim to the anti-Otaku society that they live in. I’m not a resident of Japan so I’m not sure if the situation is that extreme there, I certainly hope not. Alright, time for the Nogizaka Haruka jump-in-and-join-the-fun-superpost. Warning: This post is long and filled with spoilers

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