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Neo #105

Saturday 8th December 2012

In stores now with a Gintama cover

NEO MagazineThe latest issue of NEO magazine is in stores and available for download now, featuringsix whole pages on the sci-fi samurai caper Gintama, as well as an exclusive poster. Coverage from Scotland Loves Anime includes interviews with the staff of Berserk and K-on, while reviews this issue include Tales of Vesperia: The First Strike, Freezing, Berserk: The Golden Age Arc 1, Hetalia: World Series 4 and more.

Then for Asian movie fans NEO interviews South Korean director Choi Dong-hoon and actor Kim Yoon-suk about new heist flick The Thieves. Then there’s also news on Chinese martial arts epic-in-the-making The Sword of Identity, and reviews of The Flying Swords of Dragon Gate, Encounters of the Spooky Kind, Floating Weeds and quirky romance Air Doll.

Plus this month’s Manga School shares the secrets of capturing rain in your artwork, NEO’s man in Japan Daniel Robson ponders the impact of the Wii U on social gaming, plus music news from Miyavi, Arashi and BIGBANG! And NEO celebrates 15 years of Hello! Project by examining its biggest act; Morning Musume!

Available now from all good newsagents, and quite a few bad ones.

Neo #105

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Fairy Tail The Movie: Phoenix Priestess

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Follow Fairy Tail's dream team - Natsu, Gray, Erza, Lucy, Wendy, Happy, and Carla - as they lend a helping hand to a girl with little memory and a grudge against wizards. As they uncover clues about her mysterious past, a lunatic prince hatches a half-baked plan to sacrifice her in exchange for immortality. When the fool unleashes an ancient force, a raging war becomes the fiercest inferno Fairy Tail has ever faced. Can the guild with a heart of gold save the planet from a fiery finish?

Special Features: Fairy Tail the Movie Prologue: The First Morning, Trailers, Creditless Opening and Ending.

Spoken Languages: English, Japanese, English subtitles.

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