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Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi First-Ever North American Airing

Date: 2005 February 07 15:46

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The nice people over at G4techTV have sent us the details of the first ever North American airing of Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi, a crazy show in Studio Gainax's unique style.

Be sure to tune in late Monday evening (that's today) at 1am ET / 10om PT.

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Press release as follows:

Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi First-Ever North American Airing!!!!!!!!!

This week on Anime Unleashed, clear your sofa and set your TiVos to catch G4techTV's brand-spankin' new series, Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi! Brought to you by a crazy collaboration between Gainax (Neon Genesis Evangelion, Wings of Honneamise) and Madhouse (Trigun, Ninja Scroll), Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi promises to send you on a madcap, whirlwind tour of the alternate universe in its first-ever North American airing.

Be sure to tune in to the series premiere on late Monday evening at 1am ET/ 10pm PT!

Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi


"Bein' human, havin' your health.that's the most important thing." - Arumi Asahina

Try telling that to twelve-year-old Sasshi Imamiya. He's lost his home, lost the toy collection that defined his very geekdom, and he's about to lose his best friend, Arumi. Reality is closing in on him. That is, until they discover that their neighborhood shopping district is actually a portal to a series of parallel existences. Reality decides to take a vacation - an extended vacation - as Arumi and Sasshi suddenly find themselves in a world like their own. only not. And as they try to fight their way back to the real world, they'll face menacing mushrooms, big-breasted space pirates, killer kung-fu fighters, a tripped-out transvestite, a sorcerer who seems to be in some sort of midlife crisis. and that's just the beginning! They say there's no place like home, but this ain't exactly Oz, and it sure as heck ain't Kansas! Put the kids to bed, leave Toto with the neighbors and get ready to dive into the madcap, whacked-out world of Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi!

Source: G4techTV
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