Cold Cobra

Having watched anime since it was airing late night on the Sci-Fi channel in the late 90s, I consider myself... someone who's watched a lot of anime, and then got hired to write reviews about them. Hooray!

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My Hero Academia – Two Heroes Review
Film Review

My Hero Academia – Two Heroes Review

My Hero Academia – Two Heroes Review
My Hero Academia does Die Hard as it makes its theatrical debut with “Two Heroes”, a story that also explores the past of one of the series’ lead characters: All Might. Does this blend of genres work while living up to the great TV series? In a word: Yes!
• 2nd December 2018
Dragon Ball: That Time I Got Reincarnated As Yamcha! Review
Manga Review

Dragon Ball: That Time I Got Reincarnated As Yamcha! Review

Dragon Ball: That Time I Got Reincarnated As Yamcha! Review
"That Time I Got Reincarnated as Yamcha" sees a high school kid and nerdy Dragon Ball fan have an accident and wake up in the body of Yamcha. At first he freaks out, but soon he realises he can get off with Bulma, though only if he trains hard enough to kill Vegeta during the Saiyan arc… What on Earth am I going on about? Read on and find out!
• 26th November 2018
Naruto Shippuden Box Set 34 Review
Anime Review

Naruto Shippuden Box Set 34 Review

Naruto Shippuden Box Set 34 Review
Does anyone remember that meme where people added “-ception” to things within things in reference to the film Inception? Well, it’s a bit out of date now, but: welcome to Fillerception, where the majority of this Box Set is a filler story within a filler story. Hooray?
• 18th November 2018
No Game No Life Zero Review
Anime Review

No Game No Life Zero Review

No Game No Life Zero Review
After a couple of years break the popular No Game No Life series gets a second anime, this time in the form of a prequel film. Ignoring disappointment that they’re not continuing forward and instead looking back, how does No Game No Life Zero stand on its own?
• 16th November 2018
Bleach – Volume 74 Review
Manga Review

Bleach – Volume 74 Review

Bleach – Volume 74 Review
Our shores have finally made it to the end of Bleach, but is the 74th volume of this long-running series a fitting send-off? Does it tie up the current arc well and deliver a satisfying final goodbye? The answer to some of these questions may disappoint…
• 13th November 2018
Autumn Streaming Preview 2018
Features

Autumn Streaming Preview 2018

Autumn Streaming Preview 2018
Bewildered by the wealth of new titles on offer in the Autumn 2018 Season? The Anime UK News writers are here to share their recommendations!
AUKN Staff • 21st October 2018
Dragon Ball Z Kai – The Final Chapters: Part 1 Review
Anime Review

Dragon Ball Z Kai – The Final Chapters: Part 1 Review

Dragon Ball Z Kai – The Final Chapters: Part 1 Review
After a couple of years break, Dragon Ball Z Kai returns to UK shores to present the final DBZ arc in cut down form: the Buu Arc. That being said if you’re expecting the same sort of release at the other three distinct arcs in the series then you’ll be in for a shock, and not a particularly pleasant one…
• 15th October 2018
Dragon Ball Super – Part 5 Review
Anime Review

Dragon Ball Super – Part 5 Review

Dragon Ball Super – Part 5 Review
Part 5 of Dragon Ball Super has arrived, and with it thirteen more episodes of Future Trunks’ post-apocalyptic world being further ruined by an evil Goku doppelgänger, and possibly more! Does this depressing reality provide entertainment?! Let’s find out!
• 4th October 2018
Naruto Shippuden Box Set 33 Review
Anime Review

Naruto Shippuden Box Set 33 Review

Naruto Shippuden Box Set 33 Review
Naruto Shippuden returns to disc format with fifteen episodes that’s roughly half manga adaptations this time. Is that a good thing? Well, yes, obviously, though the way they’re woven into the story is like someone constantly walking into your room and pressing pause button every half an hour…
• 17th August 2018