Picture 1 in [Dengeki Gakuen: Cross of Venus]

It appears ASCII Media Works and Nintendo DS are coming up with something that will be recieved very well in the anime fan world in the next few days. A game called Dengeki Gakuen: Cross of Venus is an action/RPG game for the DS that will feature all the stars from light novels published by under the Dengeki Bunko label. So what's so special about them? Well, for those of you who don't know, the light novels include some famous names like: Shakugan no Shana, To Aru Majutsu no Index, Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu and Toradora. Feeling the excitement now?

The game's going to be released on March 19th, which is like, just days away. Who's getting it? (Gameplay pics after the jump)

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written by astrobunny \\ aisaka, cross of venus, dengeki, dengeki bunko, ds, game, haruka, index, kasugai, kizuna, nintendo, nogizaka, rpg, shakugan, shakugan no shana, taiga, to aru majutsu no index, toradora

Picture 1 in [Toradora is getting dark]

Toradora is getting dark. I LIKE IT. It's about time the story has thrown away its total comedy policy and give us some serious drama and development. I was surprised when Kihara started becoming really aggressive in attempting to be with Kitamura, though I don't see her having any plan to take advantage of it. Meanwhile, the entire class has been lagging on the love tangle that's going on now and it's not helping.


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written by astrobunny \\ aisaka, ami, drama, kawashima, kihara, kushieda, minori, minorin, ryuuji, taiga, taigaxryuuji, toradora

Picture 1 in [Rie Kugimiya]

If there's one type of girl that has garnered an incredible amount of fandom in the anime audience nowadays, its the short, flat-chested tsundere girl. (Tsundere is an article on wikipedia, for those of you who want to know more) Somehow this type of girl has become so popular, it has become a must-have ingredient in the comedy anime genre that a significant number of anime have become runaway successes simply by exploiting the very antics of an insecure, short-tempered, egoistic girl with a childish voice, in short, tsundere. Of all the voice actors giving life to these girls, Kugimiya Rie is arguably one of the most famous seiyuu to ever play the part of these girls' souls. This is for all of you who still aren't seiyuu aware either because (1) you skip the OPs and EDs (2) you can't read Japanese, and just don't bother.

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