1. /a/ needs more manly. Always. In between Lucky Star and Haruhi season II, then Lucky Star II and Code Geass, we're going to have a never ending supply of moe. It'll be nice to look fondly on the times when manly men in anime were still around.
2. Show recommendations. I got Pumpkin Scissors, Kino, Seto no Hanayome, Baccano, Gitama, Mononoke and Doujin Work from this year's tournament.