Anime Review

Dororo! (Live action)

Dororo is based on the comic by manga grandaddy, Osamu Tezuka, and even though I’m becoming more familiar with his work recently (Buddha, Black Jack, Metropolis, Astro Boy) the original…

• 7th September 2009
Anime Review

Tamagotchi: The Movie

I may be a fully grown man that has just finished watching a movie aimed at kids but please save your pity for another time, this review was for king and country – or maybe just the simple fact…

• 25th August 2009
Anime Review

Mega Man: Star Force

I opened my eyes, soaking wet and staring at the clearest blue sky I had ever seen in my life. The sound of the sea all around me and sand creeping it’s way into my boxers. I couldn’t remember…

• 21st November 2008
Anime Review

Burst Angel: Infinity

As far as I can recall I’ve only seen glimpses of Burst Angel before so fans of the series will have to forgive me for my lack of Burst Angel knowledge. I may have actually seen a couple of episodes…

• 16th November 2008
Anime Review

Buso Renkin Volume 1

“Now go to hell! I’ll splatter your guts!”

Not the the catchiest of catchphrases I’ve heard but it cuts right to the point. Let that quote set the standard for the entire…

• 9th November 2008
Anime Review

Fist of the North Star

Back in the 90’s Manga Entertainment had a knack for flooding the UK anime market with ultra violent, foul mouthed, sex fests and Fist of the North Star falls under at least one of those categories.…

• 18th September 2008

Revelation Films delay releases until 2009

For those wondering about the status of Revelation Films‘ Funimation titles, we contacted them directly and they responded with this rather grim sounding message.

“We have decided…

• 1st September 2008
Manga Review

Lupin III Volume 1

Lupin III is one of the longest running anime franchises in Japan. Spanning over forty years with three TV series, yearly television specials and a series of feature films with Studio Ghibli’s…

• 28th August 2008
Manga Review

Yotsuba&!: Volumes 1 – 5

Yotsuba&! chronicles the life of Yotsuba Koiwai, a five year old girl that has just moved to a new neighbourhood with her father, who is simply called Mr Koiwai. We follow Yotsuba as she meets…

• 24th August 2008
Anime Review

Lupin III: The Secret of Mamo

In the first feature length outing of the now forty year old master thief Lupin the Third we are introduced to the protagonist straight away but there’s only one problem, he’s been…

• 22nd August 2008