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, stylized as ANIMAX, is a Japanese anime satellite television network, dedicated to broadcasting anime programming.
Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan.
Anime News Network (ANN) is an anime industry news website that reports on the status of anime, manga, video games, Japanese popular music and other related cultures within North America, Australia, South East Asia and Japan.
Animerica Extra is a monthly manga magazine that was published in North America by Viz Media from 1998 until 2004.
Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction is a subgenre of science fiction, science fantasy or horror in which the Earth's technological civilization is collapsing or has collapsed.
Apocalyptic literature is a genre of prophetical writing that developed in post-Exilic Jewish culture and was popular among millennialist early Christians.
According to the Book of Revelation in the New Testament of the Bible, Armageddon (from Ἁρμαγεδών Harmagedōn, Late Latin: Armagedōn, from Hebrew: Har Megiddo) is the prophesied location of a gathering of armies for a battle during the end times, variously interpreted as either a literal or a symbolic location.
is a Japanese toy maker and a producer of a large number of plastic model kits as well as a former video game company.
(Formerly known as AE Planing (August 1983–March 1989), Network Frontier (1984–1988) and Bandai Media (1988–October 1992), is a Japanese anime, film production and distribution enterprise, established by Bandai Company, Limited and a subsidiary of Bandai Namco Holdings, Inc. Most of the anime and films that has been distributed and licensed by Bandai Visual has been released under the Emotion label. Since the reorganisation of Bandai Namco Holdings in 2006, Bandai Visual now heads the group's Visual and Music Content Strategic Business Unit. Its subsidiaries include the Emotion Music Company, Limited, (whose logos also include the Moai from Easter Island), and Lantis Company, Limited music publishing labels. Until 2012, it was involved in the production and distribution of several anime titles, including those it has directly produced itself and anime series produced by the anime studio Sunrise, an alternate anime studio subsidiary of Bandai Namco Holdings. In September 2017, Bandai Visual has acquired the anime studio Actas.
Bang Zoom! Entertainment is an audio post-production studio with its headquarters in Burbank, California in Greater Los Angeles.
A nebular opposition (also binary system) is a pair of related terms or concepts that are opposite in meaning.
The Book of Enoch (also 1 Enoch; Ge'ez: መጽሐፈ ሄኖክ mets’iḥāfe hēnoki) is an ancient Jewish religious work, ascribed by tradition to Enoch, the great-grandfather of Noah.
The Book of Revelation, often called the Revelation to John, the Apocalypse of John, The Revelation, or simply Revelation or Apocalypse (and often misquoted as Revelations), is a book of the New Testament that occupies a central place in Christian eschatology.
is a fictional character created by manga artist Leiji Matsumoto and the protagonist of the Space Pirate Captain Harlock manga series.
The ten Celestial or Heavenly Stems are a Chinese system of ordinals that first appear during the Shang dynasty, ca.
The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
A Christ figure, also known as a Christ-Image is a literary technique that the author uses to draw allusions between their characters and the biblical Jesus.
Christian eschatology is a major branch of study within Christian theology dealing with the "last things." Eschatology, from two Greek words meaning "last" (ἔσχατος) and "study" (-λογία), is the study of 'end things', whether the end of an individual life, the end of the age, the end of the world and the nature of the Kingdom of God.
Christian mythology is the body of myths associated with Christianity.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
is an all-female Japanese manga artist group that formed in the mid-1980s.
CLAMP no Kiseki (CLAMPノキセキ, CLAMP's track and/or CLAMP's miracle) is a twelve volume series of anime books celebrating the 15th anniversary of Clamp in 2004.
a.k.a. CLAMP Campus Detectives is a manga series by Clamp, which was adapted into a 26-episode anime series, produced by Bandai Visual and Studio Pierrot.
A collectible card game (CCG), also called a trading card game (TCG) or many other names, is a kind of strategy card game that was created in 1993 and consists of specially designed sets of playing cards.
Cruciform means having the shape of a cross or Christian cross.
Del Rey Manga was the manga-publishing imprint of Del Rey Books, a branch of Ballantine Books, which in turn is part of Random House, the publishing division of Bertelsmann.
Destiny, sometimes referred to as fate (from Latin fatum – destiny), is a predetermined course of events.
is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Go Nagai, which originally started as an anime adaptation of the concept of Nagai's previous manga series, Demon Lord Dante.
is a supernatural/dark fantasy anime.
In observational astronomy, a double star or visual double is a pair of stars that appear close to each other in the sky as seen from Earth when viewed through an optical telescope.
Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance: a play performed in a theatre, or on radio or television.
A dream sequence is a technique used in storytelling, particularly in television and film, to set apart a brief interlude from the main story.
Dream world (also called dream realm or illusory realm) is a commonly used plot device in fictional works, most notably in science fiction and fantasy fiction.
Dualism in cosmology is the moral or spiritual belief that two fundamental concepts exist, which often oppose each other.
The end time (also called end times, end of time, end of days, last days, final days, or eschaton) is a future time-period described variously in the eschatologies of several world religions (both Abrahamic and non-Abrahamic), which believe that world events will reach a final climax.
"Endless Rain" is the fourth single released by Japanese heavy metal band X Japan (then named X) on December 1, 1989.
An ensemble cast is made up of cast members in which multiple principal actors and performers are assigned roughly equal amounts of importance and screen time in a dramatic production.
Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct.
Extrasensory perception or ESP, also called sixth sense or second sight, includes claimed reception of information not gained through the recognized physical senses, but sensed with the mind.
Fatalism is a philosophical doctrine that stresses the subjugation of all events or actions to destiny.
Fear is a feeling induced by perceived danger or threat that occurs in certain types of organisms, which causes a change in metabolic and organ functions and ultimately a change in behavior, such as fleeing, hiding, or freezing from perceived traumatic events.
A fictional universe is a self-consistent setting with events, and often other elements, that differ from the real world.
A fighting game is a video game genre based around interpersonal combat between a limited amount of characters, in which they fight until they defeat their opponents or the timer expires.
A or are Japanese manga volumes which use illustrated images from an anime series, film, or video release, rather than original custom art.
A flashback (sometimes called an analepsis) is an interjected scene that takes the narrative back in time from the current point in the story.
"Forever Love" is the fourteenth single by Japanese heavy metal band X Japan, released on July 8, 1996.
FUNimation Productions, LLC (commonly known as Funimation) is an American entertainment, anime, and foreign content distribution company that is majority owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment, a division of the Japanese conglomerate Sony.
The Gaia hypothesis, also known as the Gaia theory or the Gaia principle, proposes that living organisms interact with their inorganic surroundings on Earth to form a synergistic and self-regulating, complex system that helps to maintain and perpetuate the conditions for life on the planet.
A girlfriend is a female friend or acquaintance, often a regular female companion with whom one is platonic, romantically or sexually involved.
A global catastrophic risk is a hypothetical future event which could damage human well-being on a global scale, even crippling or destroying modern civilization.
, better known by the pen name, is a Japanese manga artist and a prolific author of science fiction, fantasy, horror and erotica.
In religion, ethics, philosophy, and psychology "good and evil" is a very common dichotomy.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
Historical fantasy is a category of fantasy and genre of historical fiction that incorporates fantastic elements (such as magic) into the narrative.
A horror film is a film that seeks to elicit a physiological reaction, such as an elevated heartbeat, through the use of fear and shocking one’s audiences.
An ideal is a principle or value that one actively pursues as a goal, usually in the context of ethics, and one's prioritization of ideals can serve to indicate the extent of one's dedication to each.
An imprint of a publisher is a trade name under which it publishes a work.
Jesus, also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader.
is a Japanese politician who was the 56th Prime Minister of Japan from 2001 to 2006.
Justice is the legal or philosophical theory by which fairness is administered.
, formerly and, is a subsidiary of JVC Kenwood that produces and distributes music, movies and other entertainment products such as anime and television shows in Japan.
Kabbalah (קַבָּלָה, literally "parallel/corresponding," or "received tradition") is an esoteric method, discipline, and school of thought that originated in Judaism.
, formerly, is a Japanese publisher and brand company of Kadokawa Corporation based in Tokyo, Japan.
is a fictional character created by Clamp introduced as the protagonist of the manga series X. In X, Kamui is a young esper who returns to Tokyo after a six-year absence to face his destiny.
A kamuy (カムィ; 神威 or 神居) is a spiritual or divine being in Ainu mythology, a term denoting a supernatural entity composed of or possessing spiritual energy.
The King James Version (KJV), also known as the King James Bible (KJB) or simply the Version (AV), is an English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England, begun in 1604 and completed in 1611.
is a Japanese publishing company headquartered in Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan.
is a song by Japanese heavy metal band X Japan, written by Yoshiki.
The Last Judgment, Final Judgment, Day of Judgment, Judgment Day, Doomsday, or The Day of the Lord (Hebrew Yom Ha Din) (יום הדין) or in Arabic Yawm al-Qiyāmah (یوم القيامة) or Yawm ad-Din (یوم الدین) is part of the eschatological world view of the Abrahamic religions and in the Frashokereti of Zoroastrianism.
Limited release is a film distribution strategy of releasing a new film in a few theaters across a country, typically in major metropolitan markets.
This article describes the fictional characters of the X manga series by Clamp.
A lucid dream is a dream during which the dreamer is aware that they are dreaming.
is a Japanese animation studio, founded in 1972 by ex–Mushi Pro animators, including Masao Maruyama, Osamu Dezaki, Rintaro, and Yoshiaki Kawajiri.
Madman Entertainment Pty.
are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.
Manga Entertainment is a producer, licensee, and distributor of Japanese animation in the United Kingdom.
Manga: The Complete Guide is a 2007 encyclopedia written by Jason Thompson and published by Del Rey which provides basic details and short reviews of over 1000 Japanese manga titles that have been translated and released in English in North America.
is the Japanese word for manga artist.
In Abrahamic religions, the messiah or messias is a saviour or liberator of a group of people.
Stories of miraculous births often include conceptions by miraculous circumstances and features such as intervention by a deity, supernatural elements, astronomical signs, hardship or, in the case of some mythologies, complex plots related to creation.
is the pen name of the lead artist, colorist, and composition designer of the all-female manga-creating team Clamp.
is a monthly Japanese shōjo manga magazine published by Kadokawa Shoten, aimed at teenage girls.
MVM Entertainment, also known as MVM and MVM Films, is a British licensor and distributor of Japanese animation.
Myth is a folklore genre consisting of narratives that play a fundamental role in society, such as foundational tales.
is a member of the all-female manga-creating team Clamp.
is a Japanese epic novel in 106 volumes by Kyokutei Bakin.
is a Japanese composer who has provided the music for several popular anime series including the first five Pretty Cure series, X, Eureka Seven, Sword of the Stranger, and Blood-C. He graduated from the Tokyo College of Music in 1993.
The is Japan's bicameral legislature.
(formerly known as Geneon Universal Entertainment and previously Pioneer LDC – Pioneer LaserDisc Company, a former subsidiary of Pioneer Corporation) is a Japanese music, anime and home entertainment production and distribution enterprise headquartered in Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo, Japan.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
is a monthly magazine publication originating from Japan, covering anime and manga (and to a lesser extent, tokusatsu, Japanese science fiction and video games).
The Number of the Beast (Ἀριθμὸς τοῦ θηρίου, Arithmos tou Thēriou) is a term in the Book of Revelation, of the New Testament, that is associated with the Beast of Revelation in chapter 13.
Oneiromancy (from the Greek όνειροϛ oneiros, dream, and μαντεία manteia, prophecy) is a form of divination based upon dreams; it is a system of dream interpretation that uses dreams to predict the future.
is the second single by Japanese heavy metal band X Japan, then named X, released on April 10, 1986.
, abbreviated as and sometimes as OAV (original animated video), are Japanese animated films and series made specially for release in home video formats without prior showings on television or in theatres, though the first part of an OVA series may be broadcast for promotional purposes.
A parallel universe is a hypothetical self-contained reality co-existing with one's own.
A persona (plural personae or personas), in the word's everyday usage, is a social role or a character played by an actor.
is a gaming brand that consists of four home video game consoles, as well as a media center, an online service, a line of controllers, two handhelds and a phone, as well as multiple magazines.
A prime minister is the head of a cabinet and the leader of the ministers in the executive branch of government, often in a parliamentary or semi-presidential system.
In religion, a prophet is an individual regarded as being in contact with a divine being and said to speak on that entity's behalf, serving as an intermediary with humanity by delivering messages or teachings from the supernatural source to other people.
Radio drama (or audio drama, audio play, radio play, radio theater, or audio theater) is a dramatized, purely acoustic performance.
is the pseudonym of, a well-known director of anime.
is a member of the all-female manga-creating team Clamp.
The Second Coming (sometimes called the Second Advent or the Parousia) is a Christian and Islamic belief regarding the future (or past) return of Jesus Christ after his incarnation and ascension to heaven about two thousand years ago.
Secondary education in Japan is split into junior high schools (中学校 chūgakkō), which cover the seventh through ninth grade, and senior high schools (高等学校 kōtōgakkō, abbreviated to 高校 kōkō), which mostly cover grades ten through twelve.
are manga marketed toward young adult men.
is a fictional character created by Clamp in their 1990 manga Tokyo Babylon.
The Seven Seals is a phrase in the Book of Revelation that refers to seven symbolic seals (sphragida) that secure the book/scroll, that John of Patmos saw in his Revelation of Jesus Christ.
is a Japanese word for "girl".
is manga aimed at a teenage female target-demographic readership.
is manga aimed at a teenage male target-demographic readership.
A short film is any motion picture not long enough to be considered a feature film.
"Silent Jealousy" is a single released by X Japan (then named X) on September 11, 1991.
Siren Visual (formerly Siren Entertainment) is an Australian company which specialises in the distribution of Japanese anime, documentaries and off-beat cinema in Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea.
A slide show is a presentation of a series of still images on a projection screen or electronic display device, typically in a prearranged sequence.
, often abbreviated as SMEJ or simply SME, and also known as Sony Music Japan for short, is Sony's music arm in Japan.
A soundtrack, also written sound track, can be recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, book, television program or video game; a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film, video or television presentation; or the physical area of a film that contains the synchronized recorded sound.
Starz Encore (originally named Encore from its launch in April 1991 until April 2016) is an American premium cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Lions Gate Entertainment.
is a fictional character created by Clamp first introduced as the protagonist of the manga Tokyo Babylon.
Subtext or undertone is any content of a creative work which is not announced explicitly by the characters or author, but is implicit or becomes something understood by the observer of the work as the production unfolds.
Superhuman qualities are qualities that exceed those found in humans.
Supernatural fiction or supernaturalist fiction is a genre of speculative fiction exploiting or requiring as plot devices or themes some contradictions of the commonplace natural world and materialist assumptions about it.
was a late Japanese Edo period gesaku author best known for works such as Nansō Satomi Hakkenden (The Chronicles of the Eight Dog Heroes of the Satomi Clan of Nansô) and Chinsetsu Yumiharizuki (Strange Tales of the Crescent Moon).
is the Japanese term for a book that is complete in itself and is not part of a series or corpus.
is an epic historical dark fantasy/science fiction work; the debut novel of natural history researcher and polymath Hiroshi Aramata.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Otaku Encyclopedia is a 2009 encyclopedia written by Patrick Galbraith and published by Kodansha which provides an overview of anime and manga fandom topics, and interviews and profiles of important people in Japanese fandom.
The San Diego Union-Tribune is an American metropolitan daily newspaper, published in San Diego, California. Its name derives from a 1992 merger between the two major daily newspapers at the time, The San Diego Union and the San Diego Evening Tribune. The name changed to U-T San Diego in 2012 but was changed again to The San Diego Union-Tribune in 2015. In 2015, it was acquired by Tribune Publishing, later renamed tronc. In February 2018 it was announced to be sold, along with the Los Angeles Times, to Patrick Soon-Shiong's investment firm Nant Capital LLC for $500 million plus $90m in pension liabilities. The sale closed on June 18, 2018.
Thriller is a broad genre of literature, film and television, having numerous, often overlapping subgenres.
, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.
, also known as Tokyo Babylon: A Save Tokyo City Story, is a shōjo manga series created by Clamp, with story by Nanase Ohkawa and art by Mokona.
The, also referred to as for short, houses the headquarters of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, which governs the 23 wards of Tokyo, as well as the cities, towns and villages that constitutes the whole Tokyo Metropolis.
is a communications and observation tower in the Shiba-koen district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan.
Tokyopop, styled TOKYOPOP, and formerly known as Mixx Entertainment, is an American distributor, licensor, and publisher of anime, manga, manhwa, and Western manga-style works.
Tragedy (from the τραγῳδία, tragōidia) is a form of drama based on human suffering that invokes an accompanying catharsis or pleasure in audiences.
, formerly, is a member of the all-female manga-creating team Clamp.
In elementary mathematics, a variable is a symbol, commonly an alphabetic character, that represents a number, called the value of the variable, which is either arbitrary, not fully specified, or unknown.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
VIZ Media LLC is an American manga and anime distribution and entertainment company headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Voice acting in Japan is acting as a narrator or as an actor in radio plays or as a character actor in anime and video games.
The Whore of Babylon or Babylon the Great is a mythological female figure and also place of evil mentioned in the Book of Revelation in the Bible.
The is a handheld game console released in Japan by Bandai.
, listed as, is a private satellite broadcasting and pay-per-view television station in Japan.
, also known as X/1999, is a Japanese shōjo manga series created by Clamp, a creative team made up by Satsuki Igarashi, Nanase Ohkawa, Tsubaki Nekoi, and Mokona.
is a Japanese heavy metal band from Chiba, formed in 1982 by drummer Yoshiki and lead vocalist Toshi.
is a manga written and illustrated by the group of manga artists known as Clamp.
(born 9 August 1954) is a composer, saxophonist and producer.
In Chinese philosophy, yin and yang (and; 陽 yīnyáng, lit. "dark-bright", "negative-positive") describes how seemingly opposite or contrary forces may actually be complementary, interconnected, and interdependent in the natural world, and how they may give rise to each other as they interrelate to one another.
is a writer and director of Japanese animation.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
5.1 surround sound ("five-point one") is the common name for six channel surround sound audio systems.
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