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animefringe december 2003 / table of contents
In this month's issue:
Cover Story:
By Patrick King

In order to further educate anime fans on the nuances of Japanese culture, we've decided to bring you a close look at Super Gals, a newly domesticated series from ADV. It dares to tread upon one of the most feared subject of any culture - the psyche of the teenage girl. Consider yourself warned.

By Dillon Font

Green Green is the ecchi, panty anime for the people (like me) who friggin hate ecchi, panty anime. Perhaps it's because the men are more naked than the ladies sometimes... Kanenone School is in for a train-ride to hilarity when the perverted all-boys school goes co-ed. Did I mention the yaoi-loving chick? I need say no more.

By Patrick King

Rurouni Kenshin has finally made its way to the English-speaking masses in manga format. If you haven't yet been introduced to this excellent historical series, then it's high time you were. Also, we're going to take a look at how the English release compares to the Japanese. Get all the juicy details inside!

By Dillon Font

Production IG made Freddie Mercury into a teenage high school delinquent. He's also joined by a gorilla and a robot called Mechazawa to rule over Cromartie High School. Parody Anime, meet your new standard of excellence.

By Adilah Hussein

Can any other band match up the creative force of Every Little Thing? Formed in 1996, Every Little Things stands today as one of the most popular bands in Japan--ranking high on the Oricon charts. This once three-person, now two-person band comes under our scrutiny in this year's final edition of Animefringe!


Editorial:
By Patrick King

In this month's "Life on the Fringe," Patrick takes a quick retrospective look at 2003 and all of the manga and anime goodness it forced so many of us to buy. If the industry continues this trend, next year should be even more enjoyable than this one!


By Ridwan Khan

Reviewed this month:
Anime / Domestic
By Patrick King
Anime / Domestic
By Patrick King
Anime / Domestic
By Patrick King
Anime / Domestic
By Patrick King
Anime / Domestic
By Patrick King
Manga / Domestic
By Dillon Font
Manga / Domestic
By Patrick King
Manga / Domestic
By Patrick King
Manga / Domestic
By Patrick King
Novel / Domestic
By Patrick King
CD / Import
By Ridwan Khan
CD / Import
By Ridwan Khan
Video Game / Domestic
By Ridwan Khan
Video Game / Domestic
By Ridwan Khan
Video Game / Domestic
By Patrick King

By Steve Diabo

Word Searches:
By Adam Arnold
By Adam Arnold

Volume 4, Issue 12   •   December 2003

Layout Editor
Adam Arnold
Content Editor
Holly Kolodziejczak
Assistant Editors
Sam Zimmerman
Janet Glyph
Webmaster
Steve Diabo
Assistant Webmaster
Adam Arnold
Design / Graphics
Steve Diabo
Neil Creek
Staff Coordinator
Holly Kolodziejczak

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