Hetalia: Axis Powers. Hetalia: Axis Powers (Axis Powers ヘタリア, Akushisu Pawāzu Hetaria?)
Is a Japanese webcomic, later adapted as a manga and an anime series, by Hidekaz Himaruya (日丸屋秀和, Himaruya Hidekazu?). The series' main presentation is as an often over-the-top allegory of political and historic events as well as more general cultural comparisons. Characters are personifications of countries, regions such as Hong Kong, and micronations such as the Principality of Sealand, with little reference to other national personifications such as Uncle Sam or John Bull. Both positive and negative cultural stereotypes form part of each character's personality. Kore wa Zombie Desu ka? Is This a Zombie?
(これはゾンビですか? Gurren Lagann. Gurren Lagann, known in Japan as Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann (天元突破グレンラガン, Tengen Toppa Guren Ragan?
, lit., "Heaven Piercing Crimson Face"), is a Japanese mecha anime television series animated by Gainax and co-produced by Aniplex and Konami. It ran for twenty-seven episodes on Japan's TV Tokyo between April 1, 2007 and September 30, 2007. It was directed by Hiroyuki Imaishi, written by veteran playwright Kazuki Nakashima and had been in development since the participation of the famed animator in the Abenobashi mecha themed episodes by the same studio. Gurren Lagann takes place in a fictional future where Earth is ruled by the Spiral King, Lordgenome, who forces mankind to live in isolated subterranean villages. The plot focuses on two teenagers living in a subterranean village, Simon and Kamina, who wish to go to the surface. A manga adaptation was published by ASCII Media Works between 2007 and 2013.
Plot Story Main characters Team Dai-Gurren Kamina (カミナ?) Baka and Test. Baka and Test (バカとテストと召喚獣, Baka to Tesuto to Shōkanjū?
, lit. Idiots, Tests, and Summoned Beasts) also known as Baka and Test: Summon the Beasts is a Japanese light novel series created by Kenji Inoue and illustrations by Yui Haga. The series spans a total of 17 volumes, which were published between January 29, 2007, and November 30, 2013, by Enterbrain under their Famitsu Bunko imprint. A manga adaptation by Mosuke Mattaku started serialization in the manga magazine Shōnen Ace on April 25, 2009. Another manga adaptation started serialization in the male oriented web comic magazine Famitsu Comic Clear on October 30, 2009. An anime adaptation by Media Factory was announced the same month. Plot Fumizuki Academy has a special system, whereby all the students are able to call forth Summoned Beings (Shōkanjū, or "Avatars" in the official English translation).
Media Light novels Bokurano: Ours. Plot Each story of Bokurano: Ours tends to focus exclusively on one character - the next pilot.
It starts with some background information on the character and their underlying motivations while building up to their battle. The episodes themselves are named after the character currently being focused on. During a summer camp, 15 children; 8 boys and 7 girls, find a grotto by the sea. Deep within they discover working computers and some electronic equipment, and later the owner, a man who introduces himself as "Kokopelli". That night, two giant robots appear by the beach. Takashi Waku is the first pilot of the robot, which is named "Zearth" by Maki Ano. The next two pilots, Daiichi "Daichi" Yamura and Mako "Nakama" Nakarai, lose their lives similarly. The next pilot, Isao Kako, becomes too cowardly to fight. During Kunihiko Moji's fight, it is revealed that Zearth's cockpit looks just like their enemies' weak points.
Rules of the battle Puella Magi Madoka Magica. A manga adaptation of the series and three spin-off manga series, Puella Magi Kazumi Magica: The Innocent Malice, Puella Magi Oriko Magica and Puella Magi Madoka Magica: A Different Story, have been published by Houbunsha and licensed in North America by Yen Press.
A novelisation by Nitroplus was released in August 2011. A video game for the PlayStation Portable was released in March 2012, with another for PlayStation Vita released in December 2013. Ouran High School Host Club. Plot Haruhi Fujioka is a scholarship student at the prestigious Ouran Academy, a fictitious high school located in Bunkyo, Tokyo.
Looking for a quiet place to study, Haruhi stumbles upon the Third Music Room, a place where the Ouran Academy Host Club, a group of six male students, gathers to entertain female "clients. " During their initial encounter, Haruhi accidentally knocks over and breaks an antique vase valued at ¥8,000,000 (US$80,000 in the U.S.
English manga) and is told to repay the cost in service to the club as an errand boy. Haruhi's short hair, slouching attire and gender-ambiguous face cause her to be mistaken by the hosts for a male student. Ouran Elite Academy encompasses pre-school through high school and has an attached university program.