Rui

Rui can usually be found on the Anime UK Forums ready to leap in and converse with anyone else as passionate about historical anime (fantasy or otherwise). There is apparently some debate around whether Rui is an actual person or some kind of experimental anime-obsessed A.I.

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Autumn 2022 Preview – New Series
Roundup

Autumn 2022 Preview – New Series

Autumn 2022 Preview – New Series
How difficult is it for a brand-new anime series to stand out this autumn from the slew of returning titles? The writers at Anime UK News are here to introduce some of the new material that’s impressed them…so far!
AUKN Staff • 23rd October 2022
Autumn 2022 Preview – Returning Series
Roundup

Autumn 2022 Preview – Returning Series

Autumn 2022 Preview – Returning Series
Bleach returns! Mob Psycho 100 returns! My Hero Academia returns! And many more favourites, old and new, are back this autumn with brand-new seasons. But have these favourites still got what it takes? Find out what the Anime UK News writers think…
AUKN Staff • 22nd October 2022
Summer 2022 Overview – Yeah! or Meh?
Roundup

Summer 2022 Overview – Yeah! or Meh?

Summer 2022 Overview – Yeah! or Meh?
The writers at Anime UK News look back at the Summer 2022 Season – and pick their favourite shows (while also shaking their heads over the series that didn’t live up to their expectations).
AUKN Staff • 3rd October 2022
Our Favourite Classic Anime
Features

Our Favourite Classic Anime

Our Favourite Classic Anime
Join the writers at Anime UK News as they look back to the classic titles that first inspired them to investigate anime and ask, ‘What makes an anime a classic? Does it have to have stood the test of time?’
AUKN Staff • 17th May 2018
Winter Season Streaming 2018
Features

Winter Season Streaming 2018

Winter Season Streaming 2018
Winter Streaming Season 2018 is over. Join our writers at Anime UK News as they choose their top favourite series from a packed season. Agree? Disagree? Which were your favourites?
AUKN Staff • 9th April 2018
Winter Streaming Preview 2018
Roundup

Winter Streaming Preview 2018

Winter Streaming Preview 2018

Winter Season 2018 is already upon us! And already it seems as if we – the UK viewers – might need to subscribe to Netflix and Amazon Prime, as well as Crunchyroll, Funimation (for simuldubs) and …

AUKN Staff • 30th January 2018
Autumn Streaming Preview 2017
Features

Autumn Streaming Preview 2017

Autumn Streaming Preview 2017

It’s hard to believe that a year has passed since we were speculating at Anime UK News as to how a new and refreshingly different autumn series set in the world of competitive ice skating would…

AUKN Staff • 23rd October 2017
Summer Preview 2017
Roundup

Summer Preview 2017

Summer Preview 2017

The 2017 Summer Simulcast Season is underway! But how many of the series that we’ve been looking forward to are actually available for us to watch legally in the UK? Welcome to the Ballroom was the…

AUKN Staff • 26th July 2017
Interview

An interview with Kotoyo Noguchi

Kotoyo Noguchi is an independent manga artist, illustrator and designer based in Japan. To date she has published two volumes of her Life with Mii: Everyday Cat Stories (Shirokuro Neko Manga) …

• 12th December 2015
Interview

An interview with Mariko Hihara

Mariko Hihara is an experienced Japanese author who has written over fifty novels, primarily in the boys’ love/yaoi and fantasy genres, as well as scripts for several manga. She has been…

• 11th December 2015
Anime Review

Black Butler

This review is for the theatrical release of the live action Black Butler movie. 

It used to be the case that UK fans could only dream of being able to watch the live action adaptations of their favourite…

• 16th October 2014