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Gurren Lagann is on Hulu

So, previously I’ve reviewed Gurren Lagann. Prior to my review, and to a certain extent, after my review (they’re repeating it) it was also aired on the Sci-Fi Channel’s Ani-Mondays block. Well, now Hulu has is available, in dubbed form, for streaming as well. I have the first episode embedded below the cut. Enjoy!

EDIT: So, apparently WordPress isn’t playing well with embedding video from Hulu, so I’m putting a direct link instead.

Episode 1 of Gurren Lagann on Hulu

Evangelion 1.0 Isn’t Elgible For Oscar But Ponyo Is

Anime News Network is reporting that Neon Genesis Evangelion 1.0: You Are (not) Alone, the first film of Gainax’s Eva reset film trilogy is, unfortunately, not eligible for the Academy award for Best Animated Feature. According to the Acadamy’s rules, a foreign film is eligible for nomination for this year’s awards if it first opened outside the US after January 1st, 2008. However, Eva 1.0 opened on September 1st, 2007, and Funimation licensed the film around December. Ponyo, however, is elgible, meeting the requirements for US and Domestic release dates. Continue reading →