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darkstorm

By day I work in the television industry.
By night I’m a writer for Anime UK News.
In between I sleep, or play video games.
Twitter: @lilithdarkstorm

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Anime Review

Review of Brothers Conflict

World-famous adventurer Hinata Rintaro is newly engaged to successful fashion designer Miwa Asahina, so to give them some privacy, Rintaro’s daughter, Ema Hinata, decides to move in with…

• March 1, 2017
Interview

An Interview with Makoto Shinkai

Makoto Shinkai has had an interesting year, to put it lightly:  Your Name (two years in the making) was released in Japan, first as a novel in June, then as a full anime feature film the following…

• November 9, 2016
Film Review

Review: Harmony

In the future, after a nuclear war and disease have destroyed most of the world; Japan has adopted a new modern way of living called ‘lifeism’. The aim is to preserve life at all costs via implants…

• November 5, 2016
Your Name
Film Review

Your Name

Your Name

Mitsuha Miyamizu is a young girl living in the countryside, desperate to escape her mundane village life and experience the wonders of Tokyo. Her wildest dreams seem to come true when she suddenly…

• October 14, 2016
Film Review

The Empire of Corpses Review

Project Ito may seem like a studio name but it’s actually a synonym for Satoshi Ito, a Japanese science fiction writer who produced four novels before his passing in 2009. Most of his books …

• September 12, 2016
Anime Review

Future Diary – Part 2 Review

This review will contain spoilers for Future Diary – Part 1

The game to win the title of God is still afoot, and all major players seem to have their eye on eliminating Yuki Amano first and foremost.…

• July 9, 2016
Anime Review

Tokyo Ghoul √A Review

This review contains spoilers for Tokyo Ghoul.

After enduring torture at the hands of Jason, Ken Kaneki decides to embraces his ghoul half and consume the body of his tormentor. Despite his friends…

• June 14, 2016
RWBY Volume 3 Review
Anime Review

RWBY Volume 3 Review

RWBY Volume 3 Review

The Vytal Festival tournament is finally happening at Beacon Academy, with all schools and their hunters-in-training participating. Team RWBY blast through the first stage but as they prepare…

• May 7, 2016
Fate/Zero #1 Review
Manga Review

Fate/Zero #1 Review

Fate/Zero #1 Review

Ten years before the events of Fate/Stay Night, Fate/Zero and the Fourth Holy Grail War happened in Fuyuki City, seven mages gathered together to fight in bloody combat, using their ‘Servants’…

• April 19, 2016
Anime Review

Tokyo Ghoul: Season 1

Ken Kaneki is an ordinary college student living in Tokyo with an innocent crush on a girl he meets at his local café, Rize Kamishiro. After plucking up the courage to ask her out, he finds the date…

• October 4, 2015
Anime Review

Amnesia

Amnesia may be a rare occurrence in the real world but in fiction it’s a common trope inflicted either on the main character or sometimes the love interest. It’s exploited to achieve several …

• July 28, 2015
Anime Review

Samurai Bride

It’s been many months since Muneakira Yagyu and his Master Samurai girls defeated the great evil Gisen; now he’s back from his journey of training and longs to see how his dojo is doing. But…

• July 11, 2015