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The SHAFT Initiative

April 24, 2010

I just completed a 14-day project I’ve dubbed “The SHAFT Initiative.” The goal was to watch as much anime produced by SHAFT as possible in a short time frame, as well as catch up on related manga.

Prior to the project, these were the SHAFT series I had watched and the corresponding abbreviations/shorthand:
– He is My Master (Joint with Gainax) (HiMM)
– Negima!? Spring & Summer OVAs
– Negima!? TV series
– Negima Ala Alba OVAs
– Negima Magic World OVAs 1-2
– Dance in the Vampire Bund 1-11 (DitVB)
– Arakawa Under the Bridge 1 (Arakawa)

Additionally, these were the related manga series that I had read, by volumes:
– HiMM 1
– Negima 1-25
– Negima Neo 1-4

This is the final schedule of the project:
4-11 – DitVB 12, Pani Poni Dash (PPD) 1-5
4-12 – PPD 6-26, PPD OVA
4-13 – Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei (SZS) 1-12, SZS Recap, SZS manga 1-2
4-14 – Zoku SZS 1-13, Goku SZS 1-3, Arakawa 2
4-15 – Zan SZS 1-13, Zan SZS Bangaichi 1-2, SZS manga 3
4-16 – Bakemonogatari 1-14, SZS manga 4
4-17 – REC 1-9 (+7.5), Maria-Holic (MH) manga 1
4-18 – MH manga 2-3
4-19 – MH 1-12
4-20 – Hidamari Sketch (HS) 1-12, HS Special 1-2, HiMM manga 2, Arakawa 3
4-21 – HS x365 1-13, HSx365 EX, HSx365 Special 1-2, HiMM manga 3
4-22 – HS x Hoshimittsu 1-12, HiMM manga 4
4-23 – ef: a tale of memories Prologue + 1-12, HiMM manga 5
4-24 – ef: a tale of melodies Prologue + 1-12

I’ll spend the rest of the post detailing my impressions of the series covered during the project.

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