Ian works as an anime and manga critic for Anime UK News, and is also the manga critic for MyM Magazine. Outside of anime, he also is the editor of On The Box, data specialist for the British Comedy Guide, is QI's most pedantic viewer, has written questions for both The Wall and Richard Osman's House of Games, and has been a contestant on Mastermind.
During the anime industry panel at the MCM Comic-con this weekend, MangaUK, Anime Limited, MVM and ViZ all announced their new license acquisitions, although Anime limited where only able announce one of their two licenses during the weekend, as Andrew Partidge was unable to attend the industry panel for Sunday. MangaUK picked up the extremely … Continued
2015 – What Next? Hopes and fears as some of the writers at Anime UK News take stock and look to the future of anime (and manga) in the UK… HdE says: 2014 was certainly an interesting year in anime from a consumer’s perspective. Looking ahead, there’s a lot I’d like to see happen during … Continued
With only several sleeps to go until Christmas Day, everyone is either really organized with their shopping, having all the presents wrapped and ready to give, or they’re scrambling around in shops trying to grab anything that looks somewhat gift worthy. If you’re in the latter category and struggling, then allow me to list some of this … Continued
New Anime Releases for Monday: Bleach: Series 9, Part 2 (DVD) (Manga Entertainment and Kaze) RRP: £24.99 Ergo Proxy (DVD) (MVM) RRP: £39.99 Spice and Wolf: Season 2 (DVD) (Manga Entertainment) RRP: £29.99
New anime releases this week: Bleach: Series 12, Part 3 (DVD) (Manga via Kaze) RRP: £24.99 Buy from Amazon for £15.66 Infinite Stratos (DVD) (MVM Films) RRP: £29.99 Buy from Amazon for £17.55 One Piece: Collection 5 (DVD) (Manga Entertainment) RRP: £34.99 Buy from Amazon for £22.66