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Review: “Sword Art Online II – Volume One Collector’s Edition (UK Edition)”: Bringing A Sword To A Gun Fight?

by Grant Whiteon October 19, 2015
As I said the last time I reviewed a show inspired by MMORPGs, the genre has never really been my thing. I have my creative outlets which includes writing (though my poor editor may feel differently) but I’ve got enough commitments and drama in my real life to carve out a second one. That said, […]
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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce November Highlights

by Grant Whiteon October 18, 2015
Remember, remember CN this November, cartoons with humour and plot. I see no reason why in this monthly season they should ever be forgot. Start your week off with a bang as Mega Mondays brings new episodes of Clarence (4pm), Regular Show (4:30pm), Adventure Time (5pm), Teen Titans Go! (5:30pm), Supernoobs (6pm) and Steven Universe […]


Mobile Suit London: Sunrise “Gundam” Panel To Be Held At MCM London Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon October 16, 2015
MCM London Comic Con will play host to a special Gundam presentation on the Sunday of the show, October 25th. Hosted by Sunrise international representative Eri Suziki the panel (a first for the United Kingdom) will discuss future plans between Sunrise and Anime Limited regarding the Gundam franchise in the UK. Last weekend at NYCC […]
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“Ben 10 Omniverse: Undertown Chase” App Released In UK

by Grant Whiteon October 15, 2015
Plumbers in training can now test their skills with the Ben 10 Omniverse: Undertown Chase game, available in the United Kingdom on both iOS and Android. Based on the latest incarnation of the popular action-comedy show, the game can be played as either Ben or his partner Rook and involves a chase through the secret alien […]

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Aardman Animations Showcase Cinema Advert To Promote UN Global Goals

by Grant Whiteon October 14, 2015
Aardman Animations have unveiled the world’s first global cinema advert, aimed at promoting the Global Goals initiative which seeks to implement a series of seventeen UN targets for social equality and climate change. The advert was produced by Sir John Hegarty in partnership with SAWA Global Cinema Advertising Association, Project Everyone and BBH. Founded by […]
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Viewster Talk “Kill la Kill”, Omakase And Exclusive Creative Content At NYCC

by Grant Whiteon October 14, 2015
Viewster were present at this past weekend’s New York Comic Con, promoting their online streaming content and the soon to debut Omakase subscription service.  As mentioned previously, the service will run as a bi-monthly, cancel at any time subscription for which fans will receive a specially selected box of themed merchandise every two months in […]


“Love Live!” Movie Confirmed For MCM Loves Anime Event

by Grant Whiteon October 12, 2015
Having already confirmed the world premiere of Gundam The Origin II, Anime Limited have revealed the second title for their upcoming MCM Loves Anime film festival will be Love Live: The School Idol Movie! A huge success in Japan, the film is a sequel to the Sunrise television series about a group of school girls who […]

Shigeto Koyama Anime Guest Of Honour At MCM London

by Grant Whiteon October 12, 2015
Shigeto Koyama has been announced as the Anime Guest Of Honour at this month’s MCM London Comic Con, due to be held 23rd-25th October. In addition to being the art director on the globally popular Kill la Kill, his credits include Disney’s Big Hero 6, Gurren Lagann, Heroman, Eureka Seven and No More Heroes. Koyama […]

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“Shimmer and Shine” Comes To Nick Jr. UK This November

by Grant Whiteon October 12, 2015
The brand new animated series Shimmer and Shine will debut on Nick Jr. UK with a week of premieres starting Monday 9th November at 4:30pm and every Monday at the same time in the weeks following. Created by Farnaz Esnaashari-Charmatz, post production supervisor on Dora the Explorer and Go, Diego, Go, the series focuses on a human girl named Leah […]

Viewster’s Omakase Anime Subscription Launches With “Kill la Kill” Themed Box

by Grant Whiteon October 7, 2015
Following on from a period of beta testing, Viewster have this week launched their Omakase subscription service to the public. Costing $29 for a bi-monthly subscription and currently available in America, Canada & the UK, the service will offer a specially themed and selected box of anime/Japanese merchandise every two months in addition to ad […]