Protoculture Addicts #88 offers a new & improved layout, with 100 pages all in color ! This issue of Anime News Network's Protoculture Addicts offers a spotlight on Basilisk and also introduces you to seven new anime series with "Anime Stories" on Bewitched Agnes (aka Okusama wa Mahou Shoujo), Blood +, Elemental Gelade, Gallery Fake, Gun Sword, Kamichu!, and TideLine Blue. For all those series you'll find an overview, the character profiles, a story primer that gives the synopses of the first few episodes, and a "data file" that lists staff & cast, release information, PA's ratings, etc.
This issue also includes a 20-page exclusive preview of Del Rey's manga ES: Eternal Sabbath, articles on Urusei Yatsura, Full Moon, j-rock band Triceratops, a convention guide (where to go and what to do at anime cons), interviews with The Big O mangaka Hitoshi Ariga, AnimEigo's Robert Woodhead and Viz Media's Alvin Lu, as well as reviews of anime & manga-related products (41 DVDs, 11 manga, 5 CDs, 4 live-action movies, 3 books) and the latest anime & manga news directly from Anime News Network newsdesk! Now with 100 pages (in full color!), it's your best guide to anime culture! Released in Summer 2006.
This is the perfect issue to sample the new Protoculture Addicts format!