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January 3, 2009 :: Uncategorized :: No Comments »

Anime and Video Games Comics

SuperSaiyanCrash said:


I done this comics on Paint and found some good sounds. My family and friends found it funny. See what you think. Oh, and stay tuned cause I will make a sequel.

February 1, 2009 :: Comedy :: 23 Comments »

Apartments in La Manga a Great Spanish Holiday Choice

La Manga offers you a variety of accommodation options for your Spanish holiday. From luxury resorts to villas, and everything in between, you can choose the type of accommodation to suit your party. One of the options you can choose for your La Manga holiday is the apartment option. Apartments in La Manga give you the comforts you normally enjoy at home, but in a Mediterranean setting.

La Manga is part of the Spanish region of Murcia. It is located on the Costa Calida. Separating the Mediterranean Sea from the sea inlet of Mar Menor, La Manga is a strip of land 28-kilometers long. When planning a stay in La Manga for your Spanish holiday, research the available apartments to suit your specific budget. If you require economical apartments with the necessities, you will find them in La Manga. You can also secure a luxury apartment with extra amenities and upscale rich furnishings.

In the center of the towns such as Santiago de la Ribera, you can find two-bedroom apartments in a serene environment. Here you have peace and quiet, but are only a short distance away from the beaches of Mar Menor in La Manga, where much outdoor sporting action occurs. Whatever location you choose for your holiday apartment in La Manga, you can find well-equipped accommodations.

Many apartments in La Manga include TV, DVD, CD players, washing machines, microwave ovens, air-conditioning and even central heating for winter living in the region. Some offer rooftop solariums as well as barbecue areas. Apartments can also come with fully equipped kitchens. It all depends on what you require and what fits your trip budget when you plan your Spanish holiday.

Many apartments are of the semi-detached style. Some consist of arrangements of four apartments in one block, with two on the upper level and two on the lower level. Some lower level apartments, whether in a semi-detached building or not, give you the luxury of having a parking spot right outside your room for your rental car. A lower level apartment offers quaint patios while many upper level apartments in La Manga provide patio doors, which lead onto nice balconies that offer spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea.

Modern, fully-equipped apartments in La Manga offer comfort while at the same time providing easy access to local Spanish nightlife, bars, restaurants, stores and cyber cafes. Of course, there is always the magnificent scenery that is part of Spain’s persona. You can choose as your holiday accommodation a luxurious penthouse apartment that offers fantastic views of Mar Menor and the mountains of Calablanque National Park. You can also choose an apartment in the La Manga region that provides a view of the lighthouse at Cabo de Palos. Many other apartments offer beach, wooded areas and other mountain views.

A two-bedroom apartment for your Spanish holiday will allow you to sleep four to six people. Many apartments of this type in La Manga have two twin bedrooms with a sofa bed in the lounge area. Some of these two bedroom facilities also have two bathrooms. You can choose apartments in La Manga that come equipped with a private pool for those days you want solitude away from the crowds at the region’s famous beaches.

With the many types and styles of apartments in La Manga, you are never too far away from supermarkets and other food stores where you can stock up your apartment kitchen with the fare you desire. Depending on where you book your apartment for your Spanish holiday, some supermarkets and town markets are only a five-minute walk away. When you begin your search for apartments in La Manga, check out what activities are available near the accommodation you select.

Whatever you desire, there is an apartment in La Manga for you. Take your time and search the many types available in many price ranges. Choose one that will make your Spanish holiday one of total rest and relaxation because your apartment in La Manga will be your home away from home.



By: Michael Lee

About the Author:

The La Manga Club Resort is one of the worlds great holiday resorts with over 2000 luxury Spanish Holiday Villas set on 1500 acres of breathtaking Spanish countryside.

La Manga Club offers luxury villas and if you would like to receive the free La Manga Resort Guide and the chance to win a free holiday please visit the website.



January 29, 2009 :: Travel :: No Comments »

Manga Film History-robot Manga

While the animated film has had a great deal of advancement in the Western part of the world it has been highly influential to Japanese entertainment as well. Manga anime films have been around for as long as Western animated films. These films, which include animation inspired by manga and can be based on anime productions in many cases, have been popular not only in Japanese entertainment but also for other parts of the world.

 

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In 1945 Mitsuyo Seo was commissioned by the Imperial Japanese Navy to create the film Momotaro’s Divine Sea Warriors. This was Japan’s first full length manga anime film. This was used as a means of propaganda for the Japanese. It is highly believed that this film was heavily inspired by the 1940 Western animated film Fantasia.

Much of this industry was put on hold during the occupation of Japan by the United States. It would eventually resume in 1958 with Toei Animation’s Tale of the White Serpent. This and other films from Japan around this time are considered to be highly influenced by the Walt Disney Company’s productions. However, in 1968 Isao Takahata’s Hols: Prince of the Sun changed the pattern in that the film emphasized the director bringing one’s ideas to animation instead of using certain types of inspirations. 

The 1984 Hayao Miyazaki film Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind was important to the advancement of this type of film. Released in North America as Warriors of the Wind, this film was noted not only for its amazing animation but also for its strong messages of environmentalism. This helped to not only influence this form of Japanese entertainment to incorporate real life concerns but also to try and make anime films more lavish.

In the 1980s Katsuhiro Otomo created the successful manga series Akira. In 1988 he adapted it into a highly successful manga anime film. While this film was highly popular outside of Japan it was a commercial flop in Japan because of its incredibly high budget. This was the same for other manga anime films of the 1980s in that they worked with trying to be more lavish in production.

Today manga anime films are still made and are still popular. The 2004 film Innocence: Ghost in the Shell was featured at the Cannes Film Festival. Many of Miyazaki’s films have broken Japanese box office records as well.

Manga anime films are notable to the history of Japanese entertainment. These films have been influenced by manga and various Western influences. However, over the years these films have become influenced by original ideas including some outside of the manga field.

Foreign animation has become very popular in various parts of the world and one of the strongest is that of manga anime. All sorts of different styles of manga anime have been made. One of the most popular of these is super robot manga anime. This type of genre has been popular in Japan and has inspired a variety of programs.

 The concept of super robot manga anime is simple. What happens here is that an individual hero or a group of heroes control a giant robot or a series of giant robots that can combine into one great super fighter. The people involved are generally inside of the robot and will control the robot’s actions and functions as being a practical brain for the machine. This type of genre is noted in that the origins of the story are kept as mysterious ideas.

A typical super robot program in foreign animation works in a simple way. Because of the mysterious origin of the super robot in one of these programs there is hardly any reference to any origins. Instead it focuses on a villain of the week  format. This is where the super robot or robots and its controllers will fight and defeat an enemy in the course of an episode. In most cases these enemies will be in conjunction with a major enemy that may not be fought until the final episode of the series. Villains that are stronger or more vital to the main villain are generally fought in season finales or in major milestones in the series. This format has become influential to various animation programs over the years in other countries.

In 1956 Mitsuteru Yokoyama created the series Iron Man 28. This series would go on to television as Tetsujin 28-go, which is known outside of Japan as Gigantor. This is considered to be the first of these super robot programs. Go Nagai’s Mazinger Z, which was first introduced in manga and anime forms in 1972, was highly influential as well.

In the 1980s the Force Five series of foreign animation became highly popular outside of Japan. These programs included Grandizer, Spaceketeers and Dangard Ace. The Shogun Warriors line of toys from Mattel became popular as well. Also, the mid-1980s cartoon Voltron: Defender of the Universe became highly poplar in North America. This program was a condensation of some other super robot programs, including Golion and Kikou Kantai Dairugger XV.

Super robot manga anime is one of the most unique forms of foreign animation. This style of anime is one that deals with heroes controlling giant robots. As simple as the concept sounds it has become one of the most successful forms of anime ever to be made.

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By: Philip Tang

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January 27, 2009 :: Visual Art :: No Comments »

Anime/ Video Games Name That Tune 11-20

StrawberryAcheron said:


Just like the title, guess the name of the anime or video game song. Difficulty varies, pm me if you want to see the answers!

Just incase you can’t read the small print.

Levels
Cyan- Freakin Easy
Green- Easy
Yellow- Normal
Orange- Hard
Red- Holy Crap

January 23, 2009 :: Entertainment :: No Comments »

How Far Anime/Video Games Have Come

redjacketalchemist said:


This video was requested by bleachbabe. Anyway, it has clips from a few Final Fantasy and Tales games, and a few animes show up every now and then. Its mostly Tales of the Abyss- no reason for that, its just how it turned out. Hope you like it^^

January 23, 2009 :: Entertainment :: 16 Comments »

Things to Do in La Manga

Are you looking for the perfect beach holiday along the Mediterranean Sea? Then consider a trip to La Manga del Mar Menor, resort town located near Murcia, Spain along a strip of land that is roughly 21 kilometers long and 300 meters wide. At the southern end of Costa Blanca, La Manga separates the Mediterranean Sea from the Mar Menor. With its ideal location, La Manga offers a wealth of things to do on your holiday.

La Manga has numerous hotels, museums, shops and bars, plus more than 40 kilometers of beaches. It also offers fine dining and family fun to its many annual visitors and has something for everyone.

Because the Mar Menor and Mediterranean are such ideal locations for water sports, it is no surprise that La Manga is home to lots of fun in the sun. In fact, La Manga del Mar Menor translates to “The Sleeve of the Minor Sea.” The Mar Menor is the largest saltwater lake in Europe. It is ideal for all types of water sports because its average depth is only 3.5 meters, with a maximum depth of 6.5 meters. It is reported that its waters have healing properties and are good for the skin. Locals say the water feels like a warm bath and helps cure aches and pains.

The Mar Menor’s great weather and consistent water temperature have earned the area the country’s first recognition as an “estacion nautica,” or “nautical resort.” Sailing, deep sea fishing, kayaking, surfing, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, kite-surfing and windsurfing are all very popular activities along the beautiful beaches of La Manga. With an average of 315 days of sunshine a year, it’s no wonder that water sports are such a popular local pastime. In addition to water sports, La Manga has one of the best tennis centers in Europe, as well as equestrian centers, spa facilities and lush tropical gardens.

Travelers should note that some of the dining and nightlife in La Manga can be rather opulent, but the world-class food and fun are well worth the price tag. One of the most popular nightlife options in La Manga is the local casino. Other options exist for nearly every budget. The nighttime action in the Zoco region of La Manga is especially popular with young adults, as are the city’s three open-air cinemas and the La Manga strip.

La Manga is home to three 18-hole, championship golf courses that cater to golf enthusiasts year-round. If you are looking for day trips from La Manga, the provincial capital of Murcia is about 70 kilometers away. It is rich in history, offering visitors museums, monuments, historical architecture and a beautiful cathedral.

La Manga boasts near-perfect weather. It is so ideal that the World Health Organization has proclaimed that La Manga has one of the world’s healthiest climates. Many travelers love the region and its health benefits so much that they decide to make La Manga their permanent home. So whether you are traveling to enjoy its beaches, its culture or its many other offerings, you are sure to enjoy your vacation in La Manga.



By: Michael Lee

About the Author:

La Manga Club holiday resort provides golf, tennis, horse riding, water sports, childrens club, cycling etc and if you would like to receive the La Manga Resort Guide please visit the website.

The La Manga Club Resort is the perfect resort location for your Holidays in Spain set on 1500 acres of breathtaking Spanish countryside.



January 21, 2009 :: Destinations :: No Comments »

Random Anime-Video games AMV Part 2

twa558 said:


Random Anime-Video games AMV

Songs Anime Video games and more

January 19, 2009 :: Music :: 7 Comments »

anime - video games (turf wars)

raymondknights said:


the song has been change dont blame me blame youtube

January 18, 2009 :: Film :: No Comments »

How to Draw Manga

a highly regarded art form in Japan. Manga artists are highly respected not only for their skill but also for their imagination and creativity.

To draw manga, one would have to study the characteristics of manga images. Most people who wants to learn how to draw manga are usually attracted to some characters in a manga series. Without knowing it, they’re not only attracted to the physical form of the manga character, they’re also drawn to the personality of the character.

Manga pictures are not hard to draw once you understand its basic characteristics. And here they are.

Firstly, manga characters are adorable looking. This cuteness is defined by extremely large eyes, an almond shaped face, and a very small mouth. In fact, the faces of manga characters can look very similar, and they’re differentiated mostly by their elaborate hair, dressing and accessories.

The manga face is made up of very basic shapes. So there’s very little I can recommend here except to practice, practice, practice. If you can master drawing one manga face well, you’ll be able to draw other manga faces as well.

The key here is to be able to capture the elaborate hair. Its not uncommon to see manga characters with long hair. Many fine lines are required to draw a fine head of hair, so do pick a sharp drawing tool for this purpose.

The dressing and accessories of a manga character is a statement of who the character is. So do not ignore these fine details. Spiritual characters often have “floating” pieces of cloth around them (e.g. cloak, scarf, etc).

Warriors almost always carry some kind of fancy weapon such as swords, spears, and so on. These weapons, together with the clothing, make-up the entire manga character.

Knowing this, the next time you draw a manga character, pay special attention to the hair, clothing and weapons of the character.

By: Gen Wright

About the Author:

Darren Chow is the founder and developer of MyArtPassion.com, an online website that offers free drawing lessons and home study courses.
For more free resources like the one you’ve just read, please visit MyArtPassion.com for free online drawing lessons.



January 17, 2009 :: Art :: No Comments »

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