Naruto Shippuden anime schedule February 2015

Naruto Shippuden anime schedule February 2015

naruto shippuden anime schedule

Who else remembers this classic funny funky fugly Naruto moment?

 

*Sighs*

The promos for last month showed us more Jiraiya and it turned out he only had some scenes training Naruto to do the Oodama Rasengan, plus pure fillerology on the Second Chunin Exam before Naruto’s return to Konoha.

This month seems to be no different. But don’t get me wrong, these storylines are being done good, actually, like Kakashi’s ANBU arc.

There’s no official date yet on when Naruto: the LAST movie will be released in US theaters so we can finally see.

Episode 398 “The Night Before the Second Exam” (二次試験、前夜) February 5, 2015
Episode 399 “Survival in the Demon Desert” (魔の砂漠のサバイバル) February 12, 2015

Hey, I’m not complaining of the Narusasu in the ED ^^

Will update this as soon as I get more info

 

New Axent Wear nekomimi headphones will come out on April 2015

The best nekomimi headphones on the market right now

China based manufacturer Axent Wear became notorious last year with their new nekomimi headphones in different colors, with a great fashionable design.

Originally beginning as a crowdfunding project on Indiegogo, they had plenty of success with buyers worldwide, gathering almost $3 million dollars from pledgers or financists everywhere on November 2014.

However, the company announced on their Tumblr page that they would improve the quality of the sound, as well as other technical specs, and the price would be $170 + $35 shipping, instead of the original $115 + $35, which is a bit on the expensive side, but well worth it, if we compare it to other more generic models that don’t even provide good sound quality.

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This is what they posted on their Tumblr page:

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Naruto Shippuden anime January 2015 schedule

Naruto Shippuden anime schedule January 2015

Well, it seems that the new arc won’t start soon, so we have full flashback fillerology this month.

While Sasuke and Naruto are in critical conditions, his friends reflect on Naruto’s Jesus no Jutsu Naruto’s struggles to get more and more stronger.

It seems also we will get more details on Naruto’s training with Jiraiya, how he developed a better rasengan.

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Yay! More Jiraiya nostalgia!

Episode 394 “The New Chunin Exams” (新たなる中忍試験) January 8, 2015
Episode 395 “Chunin Exams, Begin!” (中忍試験、開始!) January 15, 2015
Episode 396 “Three Problems” (三つの問題) January 22, 2015
Episode 397 “The One Fit To Be Leader” (リーダーに相応しい者) January 29, 2015

Meanwhile, the new Boruto movie will premiere on August 2015 and the UNS 4 videogame is taking everyone by storm.

The Last: Naruto movie  has a box office of so far 1.6 Billion yen in the midst of mixed criticism, and the release was delayed to January and February in other countries.

We will see what the fuss is all about, but from what I’ve heard and seen in some youtube clips, it’s not looking pretty.

 

80 questions that Masashi Kishimoto left unanswered in Naruto manga

80 questions that Masashi Kishimoto left unanswered in Naruto manga

Don’t get me wrong. This is not a haterade post to slam the story or its characters, it’s that simply the author left so many questions in the open that I thought they would be answered in the Naruto: The Last movie. But after the controversy and backlash it generated, I can’t help but wonder if in future manga sequels, OVAs, novels, etc, that actually follow the events of chapter 699-700:

1.- Will Sasuke ever be held accountable for his actions? Technically he is still a rogue ninja who tried to kill the Raikage, mutilated his right arm, tried to kill Karin and Sakura, etc and the list goes on.

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2.- Would Sasuke and Naruto have founded a new ninja system?

3.- What happens to Karin, Juugo, Suigetsu, Taka group?

4.- What does Orochimaru do after the war?

5.- Will the Uchiha clan murder case be revealed on what actually happened?

6.- Will the truth about Itachi as a double agent ever be known to everyone in the village to clean the Uchiha name?

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7.- How did Kakashi become Hokage?

8.- Why and how did Tsunade step down as Hokage?

9.- If the ninja village system is erradicated or goes back to normal, what about the story of Konohamaru and his team?

10.- How can Sakura and Sasuke become a realistic couple after all that happened? Sasuke outright rejected her in the final chapters, dismissing her love as a mere crush.

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Manga Art Book 1: Superman manga

Manga Art Book 1: you have to begin somewhere

So far my biggest hurdle was to find the time to draw, and now that I have it, and in fact will have more time next year, there’s nothing else than keep going, keep going.

Sometimes you just have to find the right balance since drawing manga can be very demanding when it comes to time, since it’s not exactly a high paying job, but at the same time it’s all about perserverance, since it’s what you love to do.

Well, no more babble, I’m returning to work today on my Superman manga which has been quite delayed and made this piece:

ClarkKent15yearsold - Superman manga - manga art book


Clark Kent is 15 years old. Being homeschooled by his adoptive parents, he begins to have a better outlook on life, but still he feels so isolated, so much he can’t explain about himself…

By the way, not sure how I feel about a new ‘Krypton’ series, if they pull a Game of Thrones with it, it could be interesting, but it would be overdoing the story of Superman.

 

Store: Manga gifts for drawers guide 2014

The best manga gifts for beginner and professional mangakas 2014

So glad to be doing the third edition of this manga gifts guide for drawers, sure time passes flying!

But this time it will different. Instead of a ranking, this year I’m doing more of an exhaustive list of which are the best things you can buy for that loved one who happens to love drawing manga.

Without a doubt, the most obvious choice keeps being the Wacom Intuos drawing tablet, but something interesting happened.

Wacom has competition.

Yes, Wacom IS HAVING actual good competition.

The new kids on the block are Huion and Turcom.

  • The Huion H610 Pro Graphics Drawing Pen Tablet is the number 1 tablet sold on Amazon right now. Its 2048 levels of pressure sensitivity, at the scandal price of $76 (as of today), is blowing Wacom’s most recent Intuos Pen 1024 models out of the water.
manga gifts for drawers Huion H610 Pro Graphics

Huion H610 Pro Graphics Drawing Pen Tablet

Yes, definitely the catch is the 2048 levels of pressure on an active surface of 10” x 6.25”, and the pen stylus is rechargeable, lasting a good 800 hours. The design is slim, not trying to copy Wacom, but wanting to set their own standard. It has been getting mostly good reviews, with the reported issues being that the drivers are faulty for Macbooks and Windows 8.1, so beware of getting the latest updates from their website.

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Naruto Shippuden anime 2014 December schedule

Naruto Shippuden anime schedule for December 2014

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Awesome wallpaper you can download, by the way

Thus we see the end of the anime year with the excitement of Naruto: the Last movie, the hype around Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm and the impact of the manga’s ending, along with the news already of manga sequels for 2015.

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Naruto Shippuden anime November 2014 schedule

Naruto Shippuden anime November 2014 schedule

Yeah, yeah, I know. It’s really late to post this in the middle of November already.

However, after living the hype of the manga’s end, which I thought it was properly and cleverly done by Kishimoto to provide something to almost satisfy every shipper out there.

And the good news is that the anime won’t be cancelled anytime next year, meaning it will go on, maybe with some special canon spinoffs and fillerology till 2016 at least.

Hey, maybe the anime can turn into a Gintama-style show? One can dream. If done well, they keep milking the cash cow and we get a few more years of Naruto. Everybody wins.

Anyway, from what I’ve seen, we get a bit a fillerology and past moments to fill empty minute slots as the main battle against Obito keeps going, with Naruto and Sasuke giving everything on a ridiculously epic scale.

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Episode 385 “Obito Uchiha” (うちはオビト) November 6, 2014
Episode 386 “I’m Always Watching” (ちゃんと見てる) November 13, 2014
Episode 387 “The Promise That Was Kept” (守られた約束) November 20, 2014
Episode 388 “My First Friend” (最初の友) November 27, 2014

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Fairy tail cosplay: part 1

Fairy Tail Cosplay: uniqueness is key

The diversity and uniqueness of each character is what enables these great photoshoots and the sky is the limit with additional Photoshop effects.

If with Akatsuki cosplay diversity or differentiation was the key for everyone wearing red cloud cloaks, here is more about how each character looks and differs from each other in a very special way.

fairy tail cosplay

Thus materials and textures for the clothing can vary, but one thing remains constant: the hair. You can go the easy route and buy a wig from your nearest cosplay clothing provider or dye it yourself for the sake of art, realism and fun!

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Attack on Titan manga sales soared in September in the US

Attack on Titan manga volume 13 is number 2 in Nielsen’s BookScan

The 13th volume of Hajime Isayama’s Attack on Titan manga ranked #2 on Nielsen BookScan’s Top 20 Graphic Novel chart for September. The volume previously ranked #8 in August, followed closely by Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D and One Piece.

Naruto didn’t have much steam last month but most likely it will go up in the ranks in the upcoming months with the impact of the release of the  upcoming movie and the new season, which began this week.

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Source: ANN and ICv2

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