This issue of Anime News Network's Protoculture Addicts shines its spotlight on Appleseed: Ex Machina as well as Evangelion 1.0: You Are [Not] Alone. It also introduces you to several anime series — with Anime Stories on 5 Centimeters Per Second, Emma: A Victorian Romance Second Act, Gurren Lagann [Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann], Kanon, Kaze no Shoujo Emily (Emily Of New Moon), Romeo x Juliet, Seirei no Moribito (Guardian of the Spirit), Sisters of Wellber and Toward the Terra. It not only offers an essay on prefering anime vs manga and a look at the shoujo manga that are adapted to the silver screen, but also features a novel preview (Blood+) as well as thematic articles introducing J-Pop artists (Angela Aki) and reporting on events like the Fantasia Festival (Death Note live-action, Naruto movie) and the New York Anime Festival. Finally, it reviews many recent anime & manga-related products (21 anime Dvds, 10 manga) as well as analyses the latest news directly from Anime News Network newsdesk! Released in March / April 2008.
Protoculture Addicts is now 100-page and has a new & improved full-color layout, as well as a better printing quality. It's your best guide to anime culture!