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animefringe march 2003 / table of contents
In this month's issue:
Cover Story:
By En Hong

That feeling… warm but painful at the same time. It makes the timid ache so much that they want to cry out but leaves the confident awash in helplessness. Aoi Sakuraba waited her entire life to be his wife. Kaoru Hanabishi was waiting for someone like her, but he just didn't know it at the time. She loves him, but can he overcome a dark past to love her back? Ai Yori Aoshi is the story of that feeling -- the love that can only come from a pure innocent heart. Experience true romance as we explore this heartwarming series.

By Pat King

Travel with Patrick back to a mystical world that predates the fancy RPGs of today. Throw all of your healing herbs, magical items, and food supplies into a knapsack and prepare for a quest - it's time to return to the world of Ys, finally released on DVD.

By Adam Arnold

What if one day you woke up and everything changed? For Sey Kang, that nightmare has come true. Her mom has packed her bags and flown to Italy to write a book and dumped her teenage daughter with one mondo-bizarre family. Her lifeline might be an American Express Gold Card, but she's chosen to strike her own path towards independence. As the trials of juggling school, extracurricular actives, and a part-time job begin to wear on Sey, she just might find what she's been missing.

By Adilah Hussein

Ever wanted to be a J-Rock maven, but just didn't know where to begin? Our newest staffer and scientist in our resident J-music testing laboratories, Adilah, steps in with this definitive guide to "classic" J-Rock bands to get you started on that glitzy path to fandom!

By Pat King

When a new transfer student arrives in Ryo's class, he doesn't think too much of it -- until he discovers that the new classmate wants to kill him. Packed with action and intrigue, Project ARMS tells the story of four teenagers who have one thing in common: nanotechnology-driven weaponry, dubbed ARMS. Produced by members of the creative team that brought us Spriggan, this is sure to be one heck of a ride.


Editorial:
By Pat King

Have you ever met a self-proclaimed otaku, only to learn that the person hates pretty much every show you can think of? Join Patrick as he explores the mysterious connection between hardcore fandom and anime snobbery in this month's column.


By Ridwan Khan

Reviewed this month:
Anime / Domestic
By Pat King
Anime / Domestic
By Pat King
Anime / Domestic
By Pat King
Anime / Domestic
By Ridwan Khan
Anime / Domestic
By Adam Arnold
Anime / Domestic
By Pat King
Anime / Domestic
By En Hong
Anime / Domestic
By Pat King
Anime / Domestic
By Pat King
Anime / Domestic
By Ridwan Khan
Anime / Domestic
By Holly Kolodziejczak
Anime / Domestic
By En Hong
Manga / Domestic
By Pat King
Manga / Domestic
By Pat King
Manga / Domestic
By Pat King
Manga / Domestic
By Pat King
Manga / Domestic
By Pat King
Game / Domestic
By Ridwan Khan

Web Showcase:
Site By Miyu

By Holly Kolodziejczak

Word Searches:
By Adam Arnold
By Adam Arnold
Volume 4, Issue 3   •   March 2003

Layout Editor
Adam Arnold
Content Editor
Holly Kolodziejczak
Assistant Editor
Neil Creek
Webmaster
Steve Diabo
Assistant Webmaster
Adam Arnold
Design / Graphics
Steve Diabo
Neil Creek
Translator
Ever Cheung
Staff Coordinator
Steve Diabo

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