Anime Review

Onimonogatari: DVD review

Onimonogatari is the fourth arc in Monogatari Second Season and is focused this time on Araragi’s blonde vampire companion. This arc is one of the shorter ones with only four episodes…

• 25th March 2015
Anime Review

Ben-To

From all the fan-service shows I’ve watched as a reviewer, I’m considering Ben-To as one of the best ones I’ve seen and there are several reasons why. It might not be an instant classic,…

• 21st March 2015
Anime Review

Nekomonogatari White

The awaited Monogatari Season 2 is now upon us and to start us off is the continuation of Tsubasa Hanekawa story in Nekomonogatari White. This arc yet again shows what the series does best and is …

• 22nd December 2014
Anime Review

Nekomonogatari Black

We head back into the past with the prequel to Bakemonogatari, the 4-episode OVA Nekomonogatari Black. Given the slight disappointment of Nisemonogatari, will this show deliver more of what…

• 18th December 2014
Features

Hyper Japan 2014

Even though I have been before, it’s been a long time since I last came to Hyper Japan. I haven’t been there since it changed its venue from the Olympia to Earls Court, so experiencing…

• 29th July 2014
Anime Review

Bakemonogatari: DVD Review

With the conclusion of the Suruga Monkey arc at the end of the Part 1 box set, we proceed into the last two arcs in Part 2 and the end of a well-made series – but do these couple of stories make…

• 3rd May 2014
Anime Review

Appleseed XIII: DVD review

Appleseed is a manga that ran back in the 80s which spawned an OVA and some feature films. Both films came out in the UK but the franchise never got its own full length series. In comes Appleseed XIII,…

• 5th April 2014