Anime Review

Sword Art Online II Volume 1

Warning: may contain spoilers.

“Happiness is a warm gun Happiness is a warm gun, mama When I hold you in my arms And I feel my finger on your trigger I know nobody can do me no harm” –

• September 21, 2015
Anime Review

Psycho-Pass Volume 1

In a not-too distant future, everyone lives in peace and security in Japan; the Sybil System screens the psyches of all citizens and ensures that anyone with latent criminal tendencies is locked…

• August 31, 2014
Anime Review

DRAMAtical Murder

This is an adult title. Please do not read if you are under 18.

Episodes 1-4 (Streaming on Crunchyroll)

“The future is like heaven, everyone exalts it, but no-one wants to go there now.”

• July 30, 2014
Anime Review

Accel World Volume 1

“If the human brain were so simple that we could understand it, we would be so simple that we wouldn’t.” – Emerson Pugh

It is interesting to look at this series now, because…

• June 13, 2014
Anime Review


Japan, mid-21st century. Following a deadly virus, most of humanity avoids physical contact, carries iPod-like “monitors” that control their lives and eats synthetic food provided…

• April 18, 2013
Anime Review

Chaos;Head: Complete

Chaos;Head centres on 17 year-old Takeru, a massive anime otaku who lives in a storage container. So all-consuming is his obsession that he completely rejects “three-dimensional girls”…

• October 29, 2012
Anime Review

Black Magic M-66

Where Masamune Shirow is concerned, there’s quite often a feeling among his fans that the man can do no wrong. Fabled for his super-detailed, highly individual manga works, and beloved of not…

• June 20, 2012