On 24 Jun 2005 at 11:43, Luther, Ron wrote: [...] > Yeah, I agree with you there. Have you seen VanDread? I just > finished watching the 8 disc VanDread series. They restricted > the CG to the mech battle scenes. Initially I found it a little > jarring to go back and forth from CG to cell ... but overall, > I think it worked pretty well. i almost wanted to see that approach with Appleseed... i actually don't like a lot of the new stuff because i prefer cell animation over CG, but with mech, well, i like the CG thrown in... > I will check out Appleseed, but I've got quite a bit of anime > already queued up ... > > * Caught the first two episodes of the 4 disc Ikki Tousen series > last night. Man, I sure hope it gets better than that ... cuz > that certainly wasn't very good. ;-( Thumbs down so far. good to know... > * Got 7 of the old Mahoro discs queued up. Caught a few of the > manga on a recent plane ride, looked like fun, thought I'd check > out the videos. let us know... i've not seen it... > * Got the 9 disc Marmalade Boy series queued up after that. [...] wow, haven't heard of that one in forever... incidentally, since i've fallen out of the anime loop, anyone know if they're ever going to release Area 88 on DVD?