From next month, Netflix will show 21 feature films from Studio Ghibli in the UK for the first time. What better time to sample some of the best animation, along with accompanying scores, the world has to offer. With Netflix’s acquisition, the movies will also be available to watch across Asia, Europe, the Middle East,… Continue reading Studio Ghibli movies coming to Netflix UK from February
The anime behemoth is back - in more ways than one This past weekend at Anime Expo 2019, legendary manga creator Katsuhiro Otomo announced a new anime project, namely an adaption of his Akira manga. Sunrise, one of Japan's biggest animation studios, creators of classics such as Cowboy Bebop, Mobile Suit Gundam and even non-Japanese productions Inspector Gadget (i… Continue reading Akira is Making a Comeback, Let’s Fall in Love With it All Over Again
"But Evangelion is far more than just a typical "Mecha" series. If anything, it is a total deconstruction of the genre"
Its Over 9000, etc etc TITLE: Dragon Ball Super: BrolyPUBLISHER: Manga EntertainmentGENRE: Shonen, Action, FantasySTUDIO: Toei AnimationFORMAT: Blu-Ray and DVD (Blu-Ray version reviewed)LANGUAGES: Japanese audio with English subtitles and English dub audioAGE RATING: PGRUNNING TIME: 97 minutesThis post includes the previously published cinematic review from February 2019. Movie Review:- There has never been a better… Continue reading Dragon Ball Super: Broly Blu-Ray Review – The Franchise Beast Comes to Your Living Room
Its Over 9000, etc etc There has never been a better time to be a Dragon Ball fan. Following Dragon Ball’s resurrection after almost 20 years with Dragon Ball Super, there has been a resurgence for Akira Toriyama's franchise like never before. And while that series has now ended, there is no sign of a let… Continue reading Dragon Ball Super: Broly Review – The Ever-Soaring Franchise Hits Further Heights
Two young women, guns, fast cars and America. The ultimate movie wet dream? If that was the intention for this universally western-themed anime series, then Gunsmith Cats is just the ticket.
The second Dragon Ball Super volume covers chapters 10 through 15, with a ton of story covered. The “Champa saga” ends by chapter 13, leaving 14 and 15 to kick off the “Future Trunks saga” (otherwise known as “Goku Black saga”. That habit of naming sagas after the main villain never goes away, huh? The… Continue reading Dragon Ball Super Vol 2 Review
The first in a new series, charting the Anime genre in video game form. First up: Masemune Shirow's Ghost in the Shell.
Director: Naoko Yamada; Distributor: Anime Limited. 12 cert, 130 mins. Naoko Yamada’s adaption of Yoshitoki Ōima’s manga Koe No Katachi, titled A Silent Voice, is a coming-of-age drama. A story of atonement and friendship, and much more. 6th grade student Ishida Shouya is the class prankster. That is until his increasingly-serious bullying behavior results in a… Continue reading Review – A Silent Voice