Friday, 21 September 2012

Virtual /Cartoon Bands through history: Bad Luck

The band from The Gravitation series manga novels and anime series. The story follows the attempts of Shuichi Shindo and his band, Bad Luck, to become Japan's next musical sensation. Though starting as a manga book series, it ran for 12 volumes between 1996 and 2002 Resulting in a 13 episode Anime series in 2001/2 Where music was written to accompany the stories. The fact that the members of the band were gay may have given the story its unique edge, gay sexuality was not a major part of the plot. The anime features a large amount of music, a diverse set of characters, plenty of comedy, romance, and touches of drama and violence. The DVD’s went onto surpass 500,00 in sales, no music was released commercially.




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