Missed this one on the way through the ICv2 discussion ...
Christopher Butcher checks in too.
Stop me before I start to look like one of those doe-eyed fanboys going, "Wow, they make COMICS in JAPAN too?! Where they are widely accepted and enjoyed by the general population?!"
On the anime front, FUNimation picked up Samurai 7, half the community is pissed that they won't be able to download it for free anymore, the other half is defending the ethical and moral principles of licensing, and that *WHUMPWHUMPWHUMP* sound you hear is Akira Kurosawa rolling in his grave ... with laughter.