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Masamune Shirow

Masanori Ota, better known by his pen name Masamune Shirow, is a Japanese manga artist. The pen name is derived from the legendary swordsmith Masamune. Shirow is best known for the manga Ghost in the Shell, which has since been turned into three theatrical anime movies, two anime television series, an anime television movie, an anime OVA series, a theatrical live action movie, several video games. Shirow is known for creating erotic art. Born in the Hyōgo Prefecture capital city of Kobe, he studied oil painting at Osaka University of Arts. While in college, he developed an interest in manga, which led him to create his own complete work, Black Magic, published in the manga dōjinshi Atlas, his work caught the eye of Seishinsha President Harumichi Aoki. The result was best-selling manga Appleseed, a full volume of densely plotted drama taking place in an ambiguous future; the story was a sensation, won the 1986 Seiun Award for Best Manga. After a professional reprint of Black Magic and a second volume of Appleseed, he released Dominion in 1986.

Two more volumes of Appleseed followed. In 2007, he collaborated again with Production I. G to co-create the original concept for the anime television series Shinreigari/Ghost Hound, Production I. G's 20th anniversary project. A further original collaboration with Production I. G began airing in April 2008, titled Real Drive. Black Magic Appleseed Dominion Ghost in the Shell Orion Dominion C1 Conflict Ghost in the Shell 2: Man-Machine Interface Ghost in the Shell 1.5: Human-Error Processor Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn A substantial amount of Shirow's work has been released in art book or poster book format. The following is an incomplete list. Intron Depot 1 Intron Depot 2: Blades Cybergirls Portfolio Intron Depot 3: Ballistics Intron Depot 4: Bullets Intron Depot 5: Battalion Intron Depot 6: Barb Wire 01 Intron Depot 7: Barb Wire 02 Intron Depot 8: Bomb Bay Intron Depot 9: Barrage Fire Kokin Toguihime Zowshi Shu Pieces 1 - Premium Gallery Pieces 2 - Phantom Cats Pieces 3 - Wild Wet Quest Pieces 4 - Hell Hound 01 Pieces 5 - Hell Hound 02 Pieces 6 - Hell Cat Pieces 7 - Hell Hound 01 & 02 Pieces 8 - Wild Wet West Pieces 9 - Kokon Otogizoshi Shu Hiden Pieces GEM 01 - The Ghost in The Shell Data Pieces GEM 02 - Neuro Hard Pieces GEM 03 W-Tails Cat 1 W-Tails Cat 2 W-Tails Cat 3 Greaseberries 1 Greaseberries 2 Greaseberries 3 Greaseberries 4 Greaseberries Rough Galgrease is the collected name of several erotic manga and poster books by Shirow.

The name comes from the fact that the women depicted look "greased". The first series of Galgrease booklets included four issues each in the following settings: Wild Wet West Hellhound Galhound The second series included another run of 12 booklets in the following worlds: Wild Wet Quest Hellcat Galhound 2 After each regular series, there were one or more bonus poster books that revisited the existing characters and settings. "Areopagus Arther", published in ATLAS" "Yellow Hawk", published in ATLAS" "Colosseum Pick", published in Funya" "Pursuit", published in Kintalion" "Opional Orientation", published in ATLAS" "Battle on Mechanism", published in ATLAS" "Metamorphosis in Amazoness", published in ATLAS" "Arice in Jargon", published in ATLAS" "Bike Nut", published in Dorothy" "Gun Dancing", published in Young Magazine Kaizokuban "Pile Up", published in Young Magazine Kaizokuban "Colosseum Pick", published in Comic Fusion Atpas" Neuro Hard - The planet of a bee, published in Comic DragonMain source: Design of the MAPP1-SM mouse series Design of the EHP-SH1000 and EHP-SL100 headphones for Elecom Ghost in the Shell by Mamoru Oshii Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence by Mamoru Oshii Appleseed by Shinji Aramaki Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Solid State Society by Kenji Kamiyama Appleseed Ex Machina by Shinji Aramaki and John Woo Appleseed Alpha by Shinji Aramaki and Joseph Chou Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie Kōkaku no Pandora - Ghost Urn Black Magic M-66 by Hiroyuki Kitakubo and Shirow Masamune Appleseed by Kazuyoshi Katayama Dominion by Takaaki Ishiyama and Kôichi Mashimo New Dominion Tank Police by Noboru Furuse and Junichi Sakai Landlock by Yasuhiro Matsumura

Lismore, New South Wales

Lismore is a city in northeastern New South Wales and the main population centre in the City of Lismore local government area. It is situated on a low flood plain on the banks of the Wilsons River near the latter's junction with Leycester Creek, both tributaries of the Richmond River which enters the Pacific Ocean at Ballina, 30 km to the east; the original settlement developed as a grazing property became a timber and agricultural based town and inland port based around substantial river traffic, which declined and ceased around the mid twentieth century. The city is located on the Bruxner Highway which crosses the Wilsons River at Lismore, was a stop on the Casino-Murwillumbah railway line, it is the home of one of the three campuses of Southern Cross University. With its low lying position adjacent to the Wilsons River which can rise following periods of high rainfall in its catchment, the centre of Lismore is susceptible to flooding, although it is protected by a system of levees and flood gates.

A budget was announced for additional flood mitigation works in November 2018. As at June 2018 the urban population of Lismore was 28,720; the city of Lismore lies in the Bundjalung people's nation area. However, the actual area of the Bundjalung people from Evans Head is under examination, as well as the actual origin of the name Bundjalung, it has been suggested that the Aboriginal people called the area Tuckurimbah meaning "glutton."The European history of the city begins in c. 1843: a pastoral run covering an area of 93 square kilometres was taken up by Captain Dumaresq at this time covering the Lismore area and was stocked with sheep from the New England area. Ward Stephens took up the run in the same year, but the subtropical climate was unsuited for sheep grazing, so it was abandoned. In January 1845, William and Jane Wilson took it over; the Wilsons were Scottish immigrants, who arrived in New South Wales in May 1833. Mrs. Wilson named the property after the small island of Lismore, one of the Inner Hebrides in Loch Linnhe, Argyleshire.

In 1855, the surveyor Frederick Peppercorne was instructed by Sir Thomas Mitchell to determine a site for a township in the area. Peppercorne submitted his map of the proposed village reserve on 16 February 1856; the chosen site was William Wilson's homestead paddock and the area was proclaimed the "Town of Lismore" in the NSW Government Gazette on 1 May 1856. The township was soon settled and its Post Office was opened on 1 October 1859. From the 1840s onwards, timber cutters moved up the Richmond River from its Ballina entrance felling timber from the extensive untouched subtropical rainforest covering the region known as the "Big Scrub". At that time there was no substantial network of roads so rivers were the primary means of access and bulk transportation. For the second half of the 19th century the primary industries of the Lismore region continued to be cattle grazing and timber, supporting a growing economy and population and the development of secondary industries which included ship building, saw milling, tallow manufacturing and more.

As the Big Scrub was cleared, it was replaced with new pasture which formed the basis of a flourishing dairy industry, many processing plants and dairy cooperatives were established throughout the region. Infrastructure development in Lismore continued apace, including the presence of three schools by 1879, a new Government Wharf in 1880, two new bridges over the river in 1884 and 1885, a new post office building. At the beginning of the 20th century, river navigation was still the mainstay of transportation in Lismore, the principal operator being the North Coast Steam Navigation Company; the dairy industry was performing employing hundreds of small family-owned operations, the Lismore region becoming the centre for dairy production from the surrounding farms and the richest dairy district in Australia. A railway station had opened in 1894 as a stop on the Murwillumbah railway line which ran from Lismore to the coast at Byron Bay and on to Murwillumbah, subsequently in 1903 inland to Casino, but was not connected to any national network.

However as the century progressed, development of a better road network and the advance of motor transportation made inroads into the long term success of both the river and rail traffic which declined: river traffic was affected by requisitioning of ships during the second world war and the largest shipping line operating on the two arms of the Richmond River, the North Coast Steam Navigation Company, went into liquidation in 1954. Meanwhile economic development in Lismore continued, including construction of a new School of A

2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Iowa

The 2020 United States House of Representatives elections in Iowa will be held on November 3, 2020, to elect the four U. S. Representatives from the state of Iowa, one from each of the state's four congressional districts; the elections will coincide with the 2020 U. S. presidential election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections. The 1st district is based in northeastern Iowa, includes the cities of Dubuque, Cedar Rapids and Waterloo; the incumbent is Democrat Abby Finkenauer, who flipped the district and was elected with 51.0% of the vote in 2018. Abby Finkenauer, incumbent U. S. Representative for Iowa's 1st congressional district Thomas Hansen and businessman Ashley Hinson, state representative Rod Blum, former U. S. Representative The 2nd district encompasses southeastern Iowa, is home to the cities of Davenport, Iowa City, Clinton, Ottumwa, Fort Madison, Bettendorf and Pella; the incumbent is Democrat Dave Loebsack, re-elected with 54.8% of the vote in 2018.

Newman Abuissa, transportation engineer Rita Hart, former state senator and nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Iowa in 2018 Joe Bolkcom, state senator Wes Breckenridge, State Representative Ken Croken, member of the Scott County Board of Supervisors Cathy Glasson, union leader and candidate for Governor of Iowa in 2018 Kevin Kinney, state senator Dave Loebsack, incumbent U. S. Representative Ian Russell, attorney Veronica Tessler, businesswoman Zach Wahls, state senator Steven Everly, electrician Mariannette Miller-Meeks, state senator and nominee for Iowa's 2nd congressional district in 2008, 2010, 2014 Rick Phillips Bobby Schilling, former U. S. Representative from Illinois's 17th congressional district Thomas Kedley, mayor of Osceola Chris Cournoyer, state senator Bob Gallagher, mayor of Bettendorf Bobby Kaufmann, state representative Barbara Kniff-McCulla, CEO of KLK Construction and member of the National Women's Business Council Mark Lofgren, state senator Chris Peters and nominee for Iowa's 2nd congressional district in 2016 and 2018 Brad Randolph, mayor of Fort Madison Roby Smith, state senator The 3rd district encompasses southwestern Iowa, stretching from Des Moines to the state's borders with Nebraska and Missouri.

The incumbent is Democrat Cindy Axne, who flipped the district and was elected with 49.3% of the vote in 2018. Cindy Axne, incumbent U. S. Representative Brad Huss, Ankeny School Board Member Bill Schafer, U. S. Army veteran Joshua Schoenblatt, marketing proffesional David Young, former U. S. Representative Jon Jacobsen, state representative Zach Nunn, state senator Brad Zaun, state senator The 4th district is based in northwestern Iowa, including Sioux City, Mason City, Fort Dodge and Carroll; the incumbent is Republican Steve King, re-elected with 50.3% of the vote in 2018. Randy Feenstra, state senator Steve King, incumbent U. S. Representative Steve Reeder, businessman Bret Richards, U. S. Army veteran and former businessman Jeremy Taylor, Woodbury County supervisor and former state representative Rick Bertrand, state senator and candidate for Iowa's 4th congressional district in 2016 Cyndi Hanson, candidate for Iowa's 4th congressional district in 2018 Chris McGowan, president of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce Rick Sanders, Story County supervisor Linda Upmeyer, Speaker of the Iowa House of Representatives J.

D. Scholten, former paralegal, former professional baseball player, nominee for Iowa's 4th congressional district in 2018 Partisan clients Official campaign websites for 1st district candidatesAbby Finkenauer for Congress Thomas Hansen for Congress Ashley Hinson for CongressOfficial campaign websites for 2nd district candidatesNewman Abuissa for Congress Steven Everly for Congress Rita Hart for Congress Mariannette Miller-Meeks for Congress Bobby Schilling for CongressOfficial campaign websites for 3rd district candidatesCindy Axne for Congress Bill Schafer for Congress David Young for CongressOfficial campaign websites for 4th district candidatesRandy Feenstra for Congress Steve King for Congress Steve Reeder for Congress Bret Richards for Congress J. D. Scholten for Congress Jeremy Taylor for Congress

Southern chestnut-tailed antbird

The southern chestnut-tailed antbird is a species of passerine bird in the family Thamnophilidae. It is found in the Amazon Rainforest in far southern Colombia, eastern Peru, northern Bolivia, western and central Brazil; the southern chestnut-tailed antbird was described by the English zoologist Philip Sclater in 1857 and given the binomial name Myrmeciza emimelaena. A molecular phylogenetic study published in 2013 found that the genus Myrmeciza, as defined, was polyphyletic. In the resulting rearrangement to create monophyletic genera the southern chestnut-tailed antbird and the northern chestnut-tailed antbird were moved to a newly erected genus Sciaphylax

Falling Swinger

Falling Swinger is the seventh studio album by Australian singer-songwriter Stephen Cummings. The album was released in August 1994; the album was listed was in Australian Rolling Stone Magazine's list of "100 Essential Australian albums". Shaun Carney from Australian Rolling Stone gave the album 4 out of 5 saying "Cummings has, during the past 10 years, made several great, if underappreciated, albums; this could well be his best." Adding "Without doubt, the album, produced by Steve Kilbey, is a bold departure for. Kilbey appears to have viewed Cummings' talent as being something lighter than air and has loosened the performer's moorings; this has enabled Cummings to drift upwards, into a world of soundscapes, transforming his approach to songs and singing and allowing him to shuck off the last discernible traces of his influences. Falling Swinger sees Cummings as a man liberated from his age. Jon Casimir from Sydney Morning Herald said "This is the best album Stephen Cummings has made. It's the best local album of 1994.

Falling Swinger is a drifting, dreamy travelogue, a collection of realised, intoxicating visions." Adding "Produced by The Church's Steve Kilbey, it displays a revitalised and realigned Cummings, bursting with creativity". Toby Creswell from Juice magazine said "...the tunes range from raw confessions to cooked commercial pop... sublime, Cummings at his best."

William Jackson

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