Originally recorded February 7, 2009.
We we able to see Sword of the Stranger at our local movie theaters as one time event thanks to Fathom Events and Bandai Entertainment. In feudal Japan, a boy named Kotaro is being hunted by the Chinese. Kotaro hires No Name, a ronin samurai, to escort him to a Buddhist temple where he’ll be safe. Together with Kotaro’s dog, Tobimaru, they take on a journey and begin to create a friendship between one another.
What’s New this Week
Ryan: Kyoto announces rebroadcast of Haruhi first season
Ging: Bandai Entertainment streams Code Geass on Youtube
Nam: Yen Press licenses Yotsuba&! manga
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Opening song: Kuusou Runba by Kenji Otsuki and Zetsubou Shoujo-tachi
Transition: Rasatsu No En by Naoki Sato (Sword of the Stranger opening scene)
Ending Song: God Knows... (8-bit version) by Aya Hirano