Jirō Taniguchi’s A Journal of My Father is an effectively told story, concise in structure and built on the very flaws that make us human - like running away and being stubborn - resulting in an engaging drama.
Wave, Listen to Me! Volume 4 builds upon some of the developments found in #3 and sets up events that should be interesting to see play out, hopefully with the unique humour and character we’ve come to know so far from the series.
Silver Spoon Volume 15 manages to provide a solid ending to a wonderful manga series full of personal ups and downs as we followed the students of students of Ooezo Agricultural High School and the lessons they've learned, both from an educational and a life perspective.
The final episodes of the Summer 2020 anime season have aired and it’s time for the writers at Anime UK News to deliver their verdicts! Find out which series – if any – were worth watching all the way through.
Wave, Listen to Me! Volume 2 is a great continuation that continues to focus on Minare’s personal developments whilst also shining a light on the goings-on for some of the supporting characters and their situations that I hope will see more developments soon!
My overall first impressions of the first volume of The Daily Lives of High School Boys are very positive as it delivers a unique brand of humour which has left me enthusiastic for the next volume’s worth of laughs and bizarre scenarios.
Silver Spoon Volume 14 is a wonderful continuation to the story with some great humour and emotional highs balanced with the continuing themes of future prospects - both educational and from a job perspective.
The Summer 2020 Season is well underway now. but, due to the pandemic, is it rather a slimmer season than usual - and are any of the new series worth watching? The writers at Anime UK News are here to offer their thoughts and recommendations!
Wave, Listen to Me! Volume 1 is a great introduction to the story and its main protagonist Minare, who quickly becomes an endearing character to follow as her journey into the world of radio begins and her life gradually gets back on track.
The Mad Fox is a visual treat and cinematically intriguing. Director Tomu Uchida crafts a lavish and engaging narrative which is finally available in the West and would make a worthwhile addition to the collections of fans of Japanese cinema.