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Review: "Berserk: The Golden Age Movie I – The Egg of the King (UK Edition)": Hail to the King

by Grant Whiteon January 25, 2013
The problem with animated adaptations of serialised manga is that the creators are attempting to adapt a series that may be years away from its conclusion. This isn’t a problem if you’re pretty much guaranteed to get enough episodes to cover everything, as is practically a rule with Shonen Jump adaptations, but it can cause […]
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PR: Actor Josh Duhamel To Host Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards 2013

by Grant Whiteon January 23, 2013
Star-Studded Slime Fest to hit UK screens on Sunday, 24th March at 5:30pm London, 23rd January 2013 – Kids’ Choice Awards slime recipient and Transformers actor, Josh Duhamel  (Transformers: Dark of the Moon, New Year’s Eve  and upcoming Safe Haven) will take the reins for the first time as host of Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards […]

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PR: Aardman Create Stunning CG World For The Staves Single

by Grant Whiteon January 22, 2013
BRISTOL, UK Monday 21st January – Aardman have collaborated with Atlantic Records and British folk rock trio The Staves to create a visually stunning music promo to accompany their latest single ‘Winter Trees’ from their debut album ‘Dead & Born & Grow’. Aardman directors Karni and Saul, wanted to create a beautifully emotive film that […]
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PR: Aardman Sign New Global Agents For Shaun The Sheep

by Grant Whiteon January 8, 2013
Bristol UK, Tuesday 8th January – With the highly anticipated third season of Shaun the Sheep starting to premiere around the world, Aardman Rights is delighted to announce exciting new partnerships with agents, across the world, which further reinforces Shaun the Sheep’s status as a truly global brand! MNC, Indonesia’s largest television network are on […]

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Review: "Puella Magi Madoka Magica Complete Series Blu-ray (UK Edition)": It's A Kind Of Magic

by Grant Whiteon December 28, 2012
The magical girl genre is one of the cornerstones of anime. For as long as conflicted boys have been stumbling into secret army mecha, girls have likewise been on adventures of self discovery by becoming costumed defenders who fight with the powers of hope and magic. In the same way, the concept has been explored […]
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Review: "Rozen Maiden Overture" (UK Edition): All Dolled Up

by Grant Whiteon December 24, 2012
Much like the world of .hack//, I’m a novice when it comes to Rozen Maiden. The gist of the story (which is vaguely covered in this two episode supplemental OVA) involves a Japanese teenage shut in named Jun sharing his home with a collection of living antique dolls. All granted souls by their mysterious ‘Father’ […]

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PR: Wallace & Gromit Connect With Google+ This Festive Season

by Grant Whiteon December 19, 2012
Wallace and Gromit have teamed up with Google to star in a festive video that aims to connect family and friends this holiday season. Appearing together with a number of other Aardman Animation characters for the first time, the video features Wallace and Gromit in a Google+ Hangout with Trixie and Captain Cuddlepuss from Creature Comforts, Shaun the Sheep and Ginger from Chicken Run. A Google+ Hangout is a multi­person video chat that support up to 10 people at the same time. They’re a fun way to relax and hang...
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PR: Aardman And Chillingo Launch Final Episode For Home Sheep Home 2!

by Grant Whiteon December 10, 2012
 BRISTOL UK, Wednesday 5th December – Aardman and Chillingo today announced the launch of the latest episode in the Home Sheep Home 2 suite, the award winning game which has achieved over 75 million plays to date. The release of the new episode coincides with the launch of an exclusive new Mac OS version, on […]

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Review: "Fairy Tail Part 4" (UK Edition): Armour Ready For More!

by Grant Whiteon December 3, 2012
The previous volume of Fairy Tail raised suspicions that the spell was broken on me: more David Blaine then Dynamo. Luckily Volume 4 proves that the wizards have still got it. Continuing on our heroes are making their way through the Tower of Heaven, an evil structure constructed by Erza’s former friend Jellal. The story […]
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PR: Aardman Creates Homeware Heaven For Urbanara

by Grant Whiteon December 1, 2012
BRISTOL, UK Tuesday 27th November – Aardman Animations have partnered with BBDO Proximity to create a stunning new ad for URBANARA, a European online homewares brand who’s ethos is to provide high-quality items for the home, without the sky-high price tag. URBANARA sources beautiful homewares from around the world, directly from the people who make […]