Archive Spring 2009
Meeting: Thursday April 23rd, 2009
Issues: Final meeting of the semester. Erika and Zombie Steve’s Final Meeting! A party was held and Max gave his final comments about the semester. Summer meetings will occur, they will start Monday May 18th and occur every Monday after that from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. in Centennial Hall Room 218 unless otherwise noted. Have a great summer!
Show: Fist of the North Star: The Movie
Overview Fist of the North Star: The Movie (Description from Wikipedia): At the aftermath of a global-scale nuclear war, the majority of earth's surface has become deserted wasteland, with most of the world's survivors fighting over the few uncontaminated food and water supply. Kenshiro, the successor of the deadly martial art Hokuto Shinken, is traveling the world with his fiancee Yuria when they're confronted by Ken's former friend Shin of the Nanto Seiken. After defeating Ken in combat, Shin engraves the seven stab wounds on Ken's chest and leaves him for dead, taking Yuria with him. Ken's eldest brother Raoh, having witnessed the fight without intervening, returns to his dojo and challenges his Master Ryuken's decision to choose Ken as his successor over him. Refusing to give up the style, Raoh kills Ryuken and proclaims to become the ruler of the new world.
Links: Wikipedia Fist of the North Star: The Movie
Meeting: Monday April 20th, 2009
Issues: Only one meeting left this semester! The last meeting will be officer’s choice. Come by to wish Erika and Zombie Steve well as they are graduating and this will be their last meeting as officers.
Show: The Vampire Effect
Overview The Vampire Effect (Official Description): It's a high kicking showdown on the darkside when two young girls are chosen to battle the Fifth Prince of the Vampire Nation. The Duke one the most dangerous of the undead is determined to bring a new age of darkness upon the earth as the hunts the Fifth Prince with vial of blood and ancient Vampire Bible. But ace vampire slayer Reeve will not rest until the fight is over and with the help of his innocent sister a feisty young beauty and an unlikely hero they wage the ultimate martial arts showdown!
Links: Wikipedia The Vampire Effect
Meeting: Thursday April 16th, 2009
Issues: Only two meetings left this semester.
Show: Stellvia of the Universe
Overview Stellvia of the Universe (Official Description): In 2167, the Earth was catastrophically damaged by a nearby supernova that had exploded. The explosion sent an electromagnetic wave of radiation that swept over the Earth. Now 186 year later, another more destructive wave, known as "The Second Wave", is on it’s way to Earth. 15 year-old computer genius Shima Katase has been dreaming of going up into space longer than she can remember. So when given the chance to enter space piloting school she jumps at the chance. However, piloting is a lot more complicated than programming a computer. But what if she were to combine the two… Genius or troublemaker, Shima is certainly going to be making a name for herself among the faculty as the Second Wave approaches…
Links: Wikipedia Stellvia of the Universe
Meeting: Monday April 13th, 2009
Issues: Nothing of importance.
Show: S • A: Special A
Overview S • A: Special A (Official Description): Her whole life, Hikari Hanazono has been consumed with the desire to win against her school rival, Kei Takishima--at anything. He always comes out on top no matter what he does, and Hikari is determined to do whatever it takes to beat this guy...somehow! At age 6 Hikari lost to Kei in an impromptu wrestling match. Now, at 15, Hikari joins "Special A," a group of the top seven students at a private academy, for the opportunity to trounce the guy who made her suffer her first defeat.
Links: Wikipedia S • A: Special A
Meeting: Thursday April 9th, 2009
Issues: Have a good holiday weekend!
Overview Shuffle (Official Description): Ten years ago, the gateway to the Realm of the Gods and the Realm of the Demons was opened. Soon afterwards, the gods and the demons began migrating to our world. Now there are places where gods, demons and humans all study together…Such as our school, Verbena Academy. Meet Rin, a normal high school guy who is the envy of every other man in town. You see, he’s lucky enough to live with and be pampered by the sweet, beautiful Kaede. It’s just a day like any other when two new transfer students show up in class: Sia, Princess of the Gods and Nerine, Princess of the Demons. Now Rin’s luck is about to change, for he has been chosen to take one of their hands in marriage! Talk about envy! Whether down the hall, next door or from another realm, girls seem to be everywhere…And they all want Rin for themselves! Which girl would you choose?
Links: Official Site
Meeting: Monday April 6th, 2009
Issues: An Tekkoshocon report was given by one of the members who attended.
Show: Nagasarete Airanto
Overview Nagasarete Airanto (Description from Wikipedia): Nagasarete Airanto revolves around Ikuto Tohoin, the main protagonist, who ran away from home because of a fight with his father. Due to a life-long dream of wanting to board a ship, Ikuto decides to take a vacation on a cruise ship; the ship is suddenly hit by a huge storm, throwing Ikuto overboard. He wakes up the next day to discover he is on an uncharted island populated by girls. Ikuto finds himself to be extremely popular on the island, due to the fact that no other men currently live there. As a result, nearly the entire island starts pressuring Ikuto to become his bride - all except a young girl named Suzu and her extremely old grandmother. Suzu's grandmother decides that Ikuto will live with Suzu for the time being, but Ikuto initially finds it difficult to adjust, especially with the entire island population after him night and day. Meanwhile, Suzu does her best to protect Ikuto from the masses. However, Ikuto still does not want to stay on the island, and soon after arriving, he attempts to leave by boat, but discovers the island is completely surrounded by whirlpools and tornadoes, eliminating escape by sea or air, thus impossible to leave. With no other choice, Ikuto starts to settle into life on the island.
Links: Wikipedia Nagasarete Airanto
Meeting: Thursday April 2nd, 2009
Issues: Good luck to our members attending Tekkoshocon this weekend!
Overview Berserk (Official Description): In the castle town of Midland, a new king has come to power through treachery and violence. His demonic agents relentlessly victimize the townspeople, until the night a battle weary soldier enters the city. Covered in an array of weapons and countless battle scars, he calls himself the Black Swordsman. The sword he carries is as big as his grudge against the king. Blade in hand he hunts the servants of evil with unending vengeful fury.
Links: Wikipedia Berserk
Meeting: Monday March 30th, 2009
Issues: Discussed summer and fall meetings.
Overview Hyakko (Official Description): Ever have a crazy best friend? The kind who jumps out of windows, makes robot clones of herself, and (accidentally) punches teachers in the gut? Torako does all these things and more. She's a force of nature, and thanks to her, nothing at Kamizono Academy ever goes quite as planned. Looking for the right classroom turns into a comical case of breaking and entering. Sketching fellow students in art class turns into a racy photo shoot. No one can predict what Torako will do next, but wherever she and her friends go, laughter is sure to follow.
Links: Wikipedia Hyakko
Meeting: Thursday March 26th, 2009
Issues: Discussed summer and fall meetings along with plans for the Fall Film and Gaming Fests.
Show: Romeo x Juliet
Refer to Monday March 9th, 2009 for Show overview.
Meeting: Monday March 23rd, 2009
Issues: Thanks for all those who attended the The Film Fest!
Show: Please Twins!
Overview Please Twins! (Official Description): PLEASE TWINS! revolves around Maiku Kamishiro, who after growing up an orphan, has little to ground him. The only clue he has to his origins is a picture of himself as a child standing in front of a house next to a mystery person. When Maiku accidentally comes upon a building resembling the one in the photo, it brings him hope of finding his long-lost twin sister. But when two young women tell him they are each his sister, he invites them to live with him, unsure of who's telling the truth. How long will it take to figure out which of the lovely girls is his flesh and blood, and which is his ultimate crush?
Links: Wikipedia Please Twins!
Meeting: Thursday March 19th, 2009
Issues: See you at the Film Festival on Sunday!
Show: My Dear Marie
Overview My Dear Marie (Official Description): Ever met the perfect girl but she already had a boyfriend? Well why not just build your own? An amateur mad scientist attempts to build a robotic duplicate of his dream girl, and Marie is the result. As you can probably guess, there are some unexpected complications. Stay tuned for mayhem and disaster!
Links: Wikipedia My Dear Marie
Meeting: Monday March 16th, 2009
Issues: Discussed Film Fest.
Show: Due to lack of members the meeting was held under the Summer Rules and does not count towards the show shown and member attendance. A show was chosen from the available titles with member opinion.
Meeting: Thursday March 12th, 2009
Issues: Discussed Film Fest.
Overview Genshiken (Official Description): It is Sasahara's first day of college and a fateful choice awaits him - which college clubs will he chose to join? But Sasahara is no ordinary young man; a dark secret lurks within his soul. For one thing, he knows what "Cosplay" is, and he'd like to know more. He knows how to unlock all the secret characters in "Guilty Gear X", and he'd like to know more. He knows what the plot twist is in episode twenty-five of "Kujibiki Unbalance" because he's read the manga, and he'd like to know more. He's heard of Doujinshi, and he needs to know more. Enter Genshiken, the barely legitimized Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture, home to all subspecies of Otaku!
Links: Wikipedia Genshiken
Meeting: Monday March 9th, 2009
Issues: Discussed Film Fest.
Show: Romeo x Juliet
Overview Romeo x Juliet (Official Description): For most of her young life, Juliet lived a tortuous lie. Disguised as a boy, she prowled the shadows of Neo Verona as the Red Whirlwind – a masked crusader determined to right the wrongs of a heinous regime. Nothing else mattered to this lionhearted beauty until the day she laid eyes on her Romeo. Handsome and daring, he swooped into her life and spirited her away from the turbulence of a common existence. Although born of different worlds, their love proved strong enough to bridge the gap between two sides of a world fractured by unfathomable evil. But now, as their people’s suffering reaches unspeakable levels, the greatest lovers the world has ever known must unite to overcome the forces conspiring to keep them apart.
Links: Official Site
No meetings on March 2nd & March 5th due to Spring Break. Meetings resume on March 9th.
Meeting: Monday February 26th, 2009
Issues: Discussed Film Fest.
Show: Hare + Guu
Overview Hare + Guu (Official Description): Welcome to the jungle the peaceful home of fun-loving ten year old Hare. That is until Guu moves in. She may look like an innocent orphan girl to everyone else but only Hare knows that Guu is really a pan-dimensional mind-reading magic-using monster with a sarcastic wit and an unlimited appetite!
Links: Wikipedia Hare + Guu
Meeting: Monday February 23th, 2009
Issues: Discussed Film Fest.
Overview .hack//SIGN (Official Description): "The World" is being played by millions of people around the world, making it the most popular game ever. Players can go online and trade items, form parties, and go on quests. But none of that concerns Tsukasa. Trapped within "The World", a virtual prisoner - His journey from the digital world to the real world has just begun.
Links: Wikipedia .hack//SIGN
Meeting: Thursday February 19th, 2009
Issues: Discussed Film Fest Two Planning.
Show: Dead Leaves & Elf Princess Rane
Overview Dead Leaves (Official Description): Pandy and Retro awaken naked on Earth with no recollection of their past. They embark on a devastating crime spree in search of food, clothing and transportation, but are captured by authorities and sent to the infamous lunar penitentiary named Dead Leaves. While incarcerated, they quickly discover that Dead Leaves is also a top-secret cloning facility, occupied by villainous guards and deformed genetic experiments. Ultra-manic chaos and hyper-violent bedlam ensue as they organize a prison break with the aid of their fellow mutant inmates.
Overview Elf Princess Rane (Official Description): Here comes Go Takarada! He's brave! He's smart! He's Handsome! But how many treasures can a High School student find in his own hometown? Well, that'll never stop our energetic hero from trying. His abundant enthusiasm does pay off one day when, while running away from a very aggravated priest whose shrine he has just trashed, he runs straight into an Elf Princess named Rane. Ignoring a language barrier of titanic proportions, Go starts tearing through the city trying to find the secret treasure that is foretold to appear. His treasure hunting plans put the wealthy Yumenokata Foundation and the brave members of the Fire Department into a free-for-all melee of confusion, explosions and intrigue.
Links: Wikipedia Dead Leaves
Links: Wikipedia Elf Princess Rane
Meeting: Monday February 16th, 2009
Issues: Discussed Film Fest Two.
Show: Ranma 1/2 Season 2
Overview Ranma 1/2 Season 2 (Official Description): It's not easy being teenage martial artist Ranma Saotome, but it's even worse when your martial-artist father Genma takes you from home at an early age to go on a decade-long training mission. He doesn't speak a word of Chinese, and yet he insists upon bringing you to the cursed training ground known as Jusenkyo, where falling into one of the many springs there instantly turns you into whoever-or-whatever-drowned there last. And then, the two of you have this little accident. From now on, a splash of cold water will turn your father into a giant panda, while you...well, you turn into a red-haired female version of yourself. Hot water will reverse the effect, but only until the next time.
Links: Wikipedia Ranma 1/2
Meeting: Thursday February 12th, 2009
Issues: Happy Valentine’s Day!
Show: Akaneiro ni Somaru Saka
Overview Akaneiro ni Somaru Saka (Official Description): Junichi Nagase was a real delinquent in middle school; one nasty enough that he earned the nickame "Geno Killer." It's by this less than flattering epithet that Yuuhi Katagiri first comes to know him when he rescues her from two thugs one evening. Needless to say, both are stunned when not only does Yuuhi find herself transferred into the same high school class as "the Killer," but that shock grows into outright stupefaction when Yuuhi shows up at Junichi's house with the mind-blowing announcement that she's supposed to move in with him! It seems that they're engaged, and since this is the first that Junichi and his younger sister Minato have first heard of the arranged marriage set up by their parents, it's an idea that's going to take a little getting used to.
Links: Wikipedia Akaneiro ni Somaru Saka
Meeting: Monday February 9th, 2009
Issues: Discussed Tekkoshocon trip.
Show: Violence Jack
Overview Violence Jack (Description from Wikipedia): The series takes place in a world destroyed by a devastating earthquake in which the remnants of humanity are divided between the strong and the weak. Violence Jack is uncovered amongst the rubble and demolished granite by the inhabitants of this city where he is let loose upon them until he finally confronts the most ruthless of all the warlords, the Slum King.
Links: Wikipedia Violence Jack
Meeting: Thursday February 5th, 2009
Issues: Discussed a second Film Fest/Gaming Tournament and Tekkoshocon.
Show: Rosario + Vampire
Overview Rosario + Vampire (Official Description): Tsukune’s terrible grades stick him in the only school that will take him. To his mortification, all his classmates are monsters and if they figure out his human status, he’s fresh meat! But when his scent attracts the hungry lips of a gorgeous vampire named Moka, it turns out he’s a sucker for supernatural chicks. Before long, Tsukune is being seduced by a bouncy succubus, tormented by a witch who swings both ways, and felt-up by a stalker snow fairy. Moka doesn’t mind sharing with her new friends, but her panties get in a twist when real danger threatens her boy-toy. Beastly bullies beware, because when Tsukune unlocks Moka’s supermonster seal, a ravaging beauty with a dropkick from hell is revealed!
Links: Wikipedia Rosario + Vampire
Meeting: Monday February 2nd, 2009
Issues: Nothing of importance.
Show: Attack the Gas Station
Overview Attack the Gas Station (Official Description): A quartet of disaffected Korean youths
have robbed a Seoul gas station. Later, while hanging out in a Chinese
noodle shop, they decide to rob the same gas station. After taking the
gas station over, their wacky antics ensue; forcing the manager to
sing, kidnapping customers that complain about the service, and staging
fist-fights between street gang members and gas station employees; all
of these reflect their own gripes against society.
Links: Wikipedia Attack the Gas Station
Meeting: Thursday January 29th, 2009
Issues: Nothing of importance.
Overview Toradora! (Official Description): Due to his frightening appearance, Ryuji lives a rather unfortunate life. On the first day of his junior year of high school, he meets a strange girl named Taiga.
She is better known as the Palm-top Tiger. Despite looking small and cute, she is extremely short-tempered and nobody can stop her once she starts throwing punches.
However, Ryuji learns a secret about Taiga nobody else knows.
Links: Wikipedia Toradora!
Meeting: Monday January 26th, 2009
Issues: Thanks for all those who attended the The Film Fest and Gaming Tournaments!
Show: Hanaukyo Maid Team La Verite
Overview Hanaukyo Maid Team La Veritev (Official Description): With the death of his mother, a nerdy third-year middle school student, Taro Hanaukyo, traveled to Tokyo to meet his grandfather. What Taro saw there was a huge estate that was so immense he couldn't see from one end to the other, as well as countless number of beautiful maids. Taro was the grandson of Hokusai Hanaukyo, who amassed the Hanaukyo Family's fortune single-handedly. However, Hokusai was absent from the estate and, all of a sudden, Taro was handed the family's inheritance and ended up being the head of household for the Hanaukyo Family - a family so wealthy that it even has the power to divide the country of Japan. The maids Taro ends up living with are such characters as Mariel, the head of the maids; Konoe Tsurugi of the Security Department; Ikuyo Suzuki of the Technology Department; and Grace, the computer expert. Each of those characters possesses a unique talent and they comprise a group of maids with different expertise called the "Hanaukyo Maid Team." Taro spends his days at the mercy of those maids' antics, whose top and only priority is to "serve the head of household, Master Taro!"
Links: Wikipedia Hanaukyo Maid Team La Verite
Meeting: Thursday January 22nd, 2009
Issues: See you at the Gaming Tournament on Saturday and at the Film Festival on Sunday!
Show: DarkStalkers: Out of the Shadows
Overview DarkStalkers (Official Description): DARKSTALKERS follows the adventures of a band of supernatural beings known as the DarkStalkers. Although the demon Pyron controls most of their numbers, who populate his army, there is a growing faction of rebel DarkStalkers, led by the merman Rikou, the werewolf Jonathan Talbian, the golem Victor von Gerdenheim, the sasquatch Bigfoot, and his nephew Hairball. As they present a greater threat to Pyron, he sends out some of his most powerful troops to crush the opposition in battles so destructive that they draw the attention of demon hunters that want to destroy all DarkStalkers, good or bad.
Links: Wikipedia DarkStalkers: Out of the Shadows
No Meeting on Monday January 19th due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Meetings resume on Thursday the 22nd.
Meeting: Thursday January 15th, 2009
Issues: See you at Setsucon on Saturday and Sunday! Discussed Film Fest and Gaming Tournament.
Show: 3x3 Eyes
Overview 3x3 Eyes (Official Description): Legends whisper about the ancient Sanijyan, poweful three-eyed demons that possessed the secret of immortality. Yet their fascination with humanity led to their slaughter by one of their strongest leaders, Lord Kaiyanwan. Today, humanity's blind arrogance has built a civilization that believes only in itself and we preserve our senses of security only by refusing to see the shadow-world lurking beneath the surface of our town... One man, Yakumo, will be forced to confront this hidden world and discover the curse of immortality. What he finds will force him to embrace the demon world to find not only its humanity, but also his own.
Links: Wikipedia 3x3 Eyes
Meeting: Monday January 12th, 2009
Issues: First regular meeting of the semester. Welcome to our new home in Bakeless 210! Discussed Setsucon rooms and travel arrangements. Also discussed Film Fest, Gaming Tournament, Equipment Changes, and Website updates.
Show: I My Me! Strawberry Eggs
Overview Strawberry Eggs (Official Description): A Cross Dressing Teacher?! Hibiki Amawa needs a job! If he wants to avoid being shot by his landlady, Hibiki has to get a job teaching at the local high school. Unfortunately, this high school only accepts female teachers... From the creators of Hand Maid May, comes a new dramatic comedy of a man's goal to fulfill his desire to teach in conflict with a school's strict traditions and his own male image.
Links: Wikipedia I My Me! Strawberry Eggs
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