Anime Review

Gunsmith Cats: Bulletproof

Rally Vincent and Minnie May Hopkins are the Gunsmith Cats whose day job running a gun shop in Chicago acts as cover for their real roles, fearsome bounty hunters who will take on any job for the right…

• 23rd November 2005
Anime Review

Amon Saga

Amon Saga is a sword and sorcery tale and one of the first of the Manga Collection releases; Manga Entertainment’s budget branding for some of its older titles, though Amon Saga had not previously…

• 17th May 2005
Anime Review

Slayers Premium

While Slayers Premium begins traditionally with our heroine Lina about to feed herself, this is the first Slayers OVA to feature the characters from the TV series rather than Lina’s adventures…

• 13th May 2005
Anime Review

Slayers Excellent

Slayers Excellent is the 6th of ADV’s Slayer OVA releases, and consists of three half-hour episodes dealing with the time when Lina Inverse and Naga the Serpent first met.  In the first…

• 26th March 2005
Anime Review

Slayers Gorgeous

Slayers is firmly set in a world of swords and sorcery replete with castles, dragons and magic.

In Slayers our two heroines are the sorceresses Lina Inverse and Naga the Serpent, and Slayers Gorgeous…

• 26th March 2005
Anime Review

Dragon Half

Dragon Half comes in the sub-category of crazy – the type of show that (much like Excel Saga) seems particularly Japanese in its “out-there’ humour. The exaggerated cartoon…

• 9th March 2005
Anime Review

Tokyo Godfathers: Gift Set

Tokyo Godfathers is a heart-warming tale, very much in the tradition of Western Christmas movies.

Set in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo on Christmas Eve, we follow the story of three homeless …

• 25th February 2005
Anime Review

Gad Guard Volume 1

Gad Guard is a series from Gonzo Digimation, the prolific studio responsible for such releases as Full Metal Panic, Hellsing, Kiddy Grade and Last Exile. And so like many of its productions, Gad…

• 18th February 2005

Oishii Furesshu: February Fanservice

Grenadier/ fansub review 1

On first impressions, Grenadier seems to be little more than an excuse for titillation; putting itself in the category of Ecchi (meaning ‘naughty’ rather…

• 1st February 2005

Oishii Furesshu: Famous First Edition

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd Gig

Those who were lucky enough to buy the recent Manga release of Stand Alone Complex will be glad to hear that there is a second series to come when all …

• 12th January 2005