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Nostromo Rules!

I use to watch (and to listen) AMV (Anime Music Video). There are many good artists, but lately I realized that among my fav AMVs, for the most part they come from Nostromo, a french artist. He won some awards too. You can find his AMVs on Youtube, or visit his pages on DeviantArt or on animemusicvideos.org. Here is a couple of his works:

2010/08/08 Posted by | Entertainment | | Leave a comment

Space Battleship Yamato – Live Action Movie

While highly unrealistic, I enjoyed Space Battleship Yamato a lot, when I was a kid. I knew this anime as Star Blazers (the American animated television series adaptation) where the spaceship was renamed Argo. Star Blazers was a fun anime, featuring epic space battles and voyages into the unknown, and I loved the opening and closing themes.

After so many years, the show is still remembered by fans.
This model ship is impressive:

There are also modern games featuring Yamato, with some nice CGI:

And now there are awesome news for the fans of the show: Space Battleship Yamato is coming back as a live action movie, based on the original series. It is set to be released in Japan on December 1, 2010, but a trailer is already available:

2010/07/09 Posted by | Entertainment | , , , | Leave a comment

Robot Wars

I miss these old times and the show.

Here Razer totally destroys an “house robot”, Matilda:

For everything there is a wiki, and Robot Wars is not an exception:
http://robotwars.wikia.com/

2010/04/23 Posted by | Entertainment | , , | Leave a comment