Monthly Archives: November 2006

A-League Season 2: Round 14 – Sydney FC vs Queensland Roar

A-League Round 14 Sydney FC 3 df Queensland Roar 0 at Sydney Football Stadium Sydney dominated this match almost completely, especially after the 20th minute send off of Queensland’s Chad Gibson. Only some superb goal-keeping by the Roar’s Liam Reddy … Continue reading

Posted in Football, Sports, Sydney FC

Kanon (2006) – 07

Kanon (2006) Episode 7 This episode kicks off with Makoto once again trying to play a prank on Yuuichi while he sleeps, and once again he’s wise to her. The next day, a yawning Makoto is brought down to breakfast … Continue reading

Posted in Anime, Anime Summaries

NHK ni Youkoso Volume 1 – R2 JP

NHK ni Youkoso Volume 1 (R2 JP) The TV Series chronicling the attempts by Tatsuhiro Satou to escape his Hikkikomori lifestyle has begun its DVD release with this first volume, featuring a very nice artbox. Order this title from Play-Asia … Continue reading

Posted in Anime, Anime Reviews

Kingdom Hearts 2 – First Impressions

I’ve quite enjoyed the opening 4 hours of this one. Rather than traditional RPG elements, there’s been a big focus on mini-games and character development (along with flashbacks.) Actual combat has taken a back seat, but what’s there has been … Continue reading

Posted in Video Games

Ichigo Mashimaro Volume 3 – R1 US

Ichigo Mashimaro (R1 US) Volume 3 Released as Strawberry Marshmallow An adaptation of the serialized manga of the same name, Ichigo Mashimaro features the lives of 5 girls: Nobue, Chika, Miu, Matsuri and Ana. Whether at home, school or out … Continue reading

Posted in Anime, Anime Reviews

A-League Round 13: Sydney FC vs Adelaide United

Round 13: Sydney FC 2 df Adelaide United 1 at Sydney Football Stadium In a thoroughly entertaining and (especially in the second half) sometimes spiteful game, Sydney FC came from 1-0 down to triumph 2-1 over Adelaide. Crowd: 14,308

Posted in Football, Sports

Kinokuniya Purchases

I went manga hunting at Kinokuniya recently, and couldn’t resist picking up the following: Suzuka Volume 1, Negima volume 15 (which came with a DVD containing the Summer Special OVA) and NHK Volume 1 along with the December issue of … Continue reading

Posted in Manga