During Anime Festival Asia 2012, I was invited by the organiser as well as Production IG for a preview screening of Kamiyama Kenji’s latest full length animation film, RE: Cyborg009. If you felt that the title is familiar, this is because it’s a remake of an old Ishinomori Shotaro’s (of Kamen Rider fame) manga title. Done in full CG with the help of Studio Sanzigen, did Kamiyama-san did justice to this title with this adaptation? Read on then.
I rarely blog now, let alone blog about an anime series. But somehow, I felt compelled to write something about this series after it ended last Sunday. Why you might ask? Well why not? But the real reason might be that for a long time, it’s a series that I watched because I genuinely was interested in it, rather than watching just to watch some other generic shit that is puked out from some Japanese animation studio where I just mindlessly let it play in the background while doing work or other stuffs.
The only collaboration between Pizza Hut and Anime that I was aware of years ago was only Code Geass (remember C.C.’s Pizza Butt joke?). While I knew there were some other titles that Pizza Hut also had collaboration with, I was surprised to see there was actually a lot, and most are even blatant in featuring it in their animes. Here are some Pizza Hut x Anime crossovers that was featured in magazines in Japan over the past few years
Odex Pte. Ltd, the company that licensed anime series for the SouthEast Asian market announced at Anime Fiesta in Kuala Lumpur today that they will also extend their ban on downloaded animes to Malaysia as well, with other countries such as Indonesia and Thailand also affected