Your Name Review
Film Review

Your Name Review

Your Name Review
A fantastical exploration of human joy, heartbreak, and discovery, Your Name is Makoto Shinkai’s finest work – and an unmissable masterpiece.
• October 30, 2017
Your Name
Film Review

Your Name

Your Name

Mitsuha Miyamizu is a young girl living in the countryside, desperate to escape her mundane village life and experience the wonders of Tokyo. Her wildest dreams seem to come true when she suddenly…

• October 14, 2016
Manga Review

A Silent Voice Volume 1

“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King Jr. 

Speaking as someone with a disability and who got picked…

• June 3, 2015
Anime Review

Linebarrels of Iron

Daydreaming his way through school, Kouichi Hayase fantasizes about being the ‘ally of justice’, a protector of the weak and innocent… while his reality is far different.…

• November 15, 2014
Anime Review

Usagi Drop

When Daikichi attends his grandfather’s funeral he is shocked to discover that his grandfather had not only a younger unknown lover, but an illegitimate six-year-old daughter by the name…

• November 9, 2014
Anime Review

Toradora: The Complete Series

Romantic comedies seem like the simplest concept to write, because we all want to laugh and experience love in some capacity. But it’s also the easiest to get wrong. There are tons of romantic…

• October 30, 2014
Anime Review

Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet

One moment, Ensign Ledo of the Galactic Alliance is engaged in a life-or-death battle in deep space with the alien enemy, the Hideauze. The next, Ledo and his mecha Chamber are sucked into a wormhole.…

• October 4, 2014
Anime Review

From the New World Volume 2

With Saki’s memories of Shun fading, she and Satoru find themselves in a race to find Maria and Mamoru before the Committee condemns them to destruction. But the clock is turning against…

• September 17, 2014
Anime Review

From the New World Volume 1

Warning: there will be minor spoilers in this review.

Born into a world a thousand years in our future, Saki and her friends Satoru, Maria, Mamoru and Shun have lived their entire lives in what seems…

• August 9, 2014
Anime Review

Guilty Crown Volume 2

Everything that Shu Ouma has forgotten about Lost Christmas – the day in 2029 on which the lethal Apocalypse Virus struck – is cruelly and vividly restored. Now he remembers that he had a sister…

• June 17, 2014
Anime Review

Wolf Children

Wolf Children follows the story of Hana, who at the start of the film is your typical 19-year-old college student who falls in love with a man, but not just any man, a Wolf Man. Born from a now extinct…

• December 21, 2013
Anime Review

Guilty Crown Volume 1

Life in Japan has been irrevocably changed since the day of the Lost Christmas in 2029 when a meteorite crashed onto the earth, releasing the deadly Apocalypse Virus. A few years later, all is…

• December 10, 2013