YTV has made an application to the CRTC, Canada's federal telecommunications body, to create an all-anime specialty channel. We provide links so you can make your voice heard to the CRTC, but Mark Mayerson wonders if this is really in the best interests of the Canadian animation industry. What are your thoughts?
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Renaissance opens in selected theaters this month, and we're giving our readers the chance to win one of five run-of-engagement double passes for any theatrical screening in the province of Quebec. Each pass allows you and a friend to see any theatrical screening of the movie in the region for free during its run. The contest ends on October 12, at 11:59 p.m. EST.
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We called, you answered. We've asked you to vote on which organization will benefit from this year's charity auction, and you have once again chosen the Canadian Cancer Society. In the coming weeks, we will announce the dates of this year's auction, as well as provide sneak peeks at the goodies we're selling. Thanks for your participation!

Do you, uh, yaoi? Cynthia Ward explores this phenomenon as part of our upcoming issue on sex in animation. Anime and manga have long had subgenres featuring male-male relationships, ranging from platonic to sexually explicit. In Japan, the main consumers (and producers) of this subgenre have been women—and it turns out that the same has been true since the appearance of various titles in the West.
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A Great Big Robot from Outer Space Ate My Homework
Now that school is in full swing, I'm sure teachers are hearing all kinds of creative reasons for incomplete homework. While we expect most teachers are justifiably sketptical, we'd just like to remind them to look over their shoulder every so often, okay? (QuickTime)

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