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Kio Shimoku Twitter Highlights January 2023

In amazing news for people who run blogs called Ogiue Maniax, Kio actually retweeted one of my blog posts this month! He also drew a bunch of Year…

OGIUE MANIAX

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Kio Shimoku Twitter Highlights January 2023

In amazing news for people who run blogs called Ogiue Maniax, Kio actually retweeted one of my blog posts this month! He also drew a bunch of Year…

OGIUE MANIAX

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Kio Shimoku Twitter Highlights December 2022

Kio reveals his love of soccer/football and pays tribute to Mizuki Ichiro in this month’s tweets. “This is what makes soccer interesting!” (Japan beat Spain in the 2022…

OGIUE MANIAX

F.S.S. Dougulas Kaien 1/8 scale by Volks

Forever a lady’s man. About the character himself Dougulas Kaien is a major character in Five Star Stories. An interesting trend about him is that he never has…

Akabasa

The Five Star Stories Appendix 2

Appendix part 2: GoThicMadien (GTM) AKA Mortar Headds Mortar headds used to be the term to call the giant robots seen in F.S.S. However, since volume 13, the…

Akabasa

Shiratori Reiko de Gozaimasu!

Shiratori Reiko de Gozaimasu! ( I Am Shiratori Reiko! ) is a one episode shoujo romantic comedy from 1990. It is based on a 7-volume manga ...

Collectr's Blog

The Five Star Stories Appendix 1

Appendix part 1: Dedicated to fatima Okay, simply put. There was no way that I could put what I wanted within my initial review of the Five Star…

Akabasa

The Five Star Stories, the animation

From 1989. There was an hour length animation for the Five Star Stories back in 1989. It covered volume 1 and it ended there. They probably couldn’t continue…

Akabasa

F.S.S. : the Five Star Stories

I don’t even know where to begin with this one…. This will be a long time, for sure. I will start with some facts first. The author is…

Akabasa

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Kio Shimoku Twitter Highlights February 2022

This month was pretty light when it came to Kio Shimoku tweeting. Kio stumbles on a new technique while doing art for the final volume of Hashikko Ensemble.…

OGIUE MANIAX

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Kio Shimoku Twitter Highlights January 2022

This month’s tweet highlights for Kio Shimoku are a little different: I’m doing them in chronological order rather than grouping them by subject. Tell me what you think!…

OGIUE MANIAX

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Kio Shimoku Twitter Highlights December 2021

Every month, I collect highlights from Genshiken author, Kio Shimoku’s, tweets. This month’s provide some interesting insight into Kio’s work history beyond the manga he’s known for! Professional…

OGIUE MANIAX

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Kio Shimoku Twitter Highlights November 2021

Another month of Kio Shimoku tweets. The real highlight this month is his opinion on ero manga artists. Hashikko Ensemble Kio promoting Hashikko Ensemble Chapter 46. He doesn’t…

OGIUE MANIAX

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Kio Shimoku Twitter Highlights October 2021

Kio Shimoku claims at the beginning of October that there won’t be as much tweeting, but that turns out not to be so much the case. This month…

OGIUE MANIAX

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Kio Shimoku Twitter Highlights August 2021

Much of Kio’s tweeting this month has had to do with the fact that Hashikko Ensemble Volume 7 went on sale on the 22nd, and Spotted Flower Volume…

OGIUE MANIAX

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Kio Shimoku Twitter Highlights September 2021

Much of Kio’s tweeting this month has had to do with the fact that Hashikko Ensemble Volume 7 went on sale on the 22nd, and Spotted Flower Volume…

OGIUE MANIAX

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Kio Shimoku Twitter Highlights August 2021

Not a ton of tweets this month, but if you’re interested in Kio’s thoughts about Rebuild of Evangelion (as well as his bout with work exhaustion and illness),…

OGIUE MANIAX

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Kio Shimoku Twitter Highlights June 2021

Kio Shimoku June 2021 These are tweets from manga author Kio Shimoku from June 2021 that I found notable and informative. They include a number of early sketches…

OGIUE MANIAX

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Totally Beyond My Skills! Plastic Crack: Wave’s “Five Star Stories” Kits

Over the weekend, Wave announced that they’ll have a reissue of some 1/144 scale Five Star Stories kits. (Get yours over at HobbyLink Japan) At the same time…

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November 1990 Pt.1 Newtype Magazine

' Newtype'  - the moving pictures magazine '. Published monthly by Kadokawa Shoten. Consisting of 188 pages (including front & back covers),...

The Anime Nostalgia Facility UK

Hebī Metaru: The Musical References of Mamoru Nagano

Musical in-jokes and allusions run deep in the works of mecha maestro Mamoru Nagano.

ZIMMERIT – Anime | Manga | Garage Kits | Doujinshi

Hebī Metaru: The Musical References of Mamoru Nagano

Musical in-jokes and allusions run deep in the works of mecha maestro Mamoru Nagano.

ZIMMERIT – Anime | Manga | Garage Kits | Doujinshi

October 1990 Pt.1 Newtype Magazine

'Newtype'  - the moving pictures magazine'. Published monthly by Kadokawa Shoten. Consisting of 188 pages (including front & back covers), #...

The Anime Nostalgia Facility UK

September 1990 Pt.1 Newtype Magazine

'Newtype - the moving pictures magazine' #9 September 1990.  Published monthly by Kadokawa Shoten. Consisting of 188 pages (including front ...

The Anime Nostalgia Facility UK

Tomino, Nagano and Kogawa’s Forgotten L-Gaim

One of the rarely talked about mecha shows of the 80’s is Heavy Metal L-Gaim, although it was one of my most unique experiences with anime of the…

Alex

OtakuGeneration (Show #195) Snacks

  NOTE: This was also cross posted in the otakugeneration LJ community. Shownotes :: (show 195) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Snacks, recorded…

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