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New "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Episodes Resume In UK with New Day and Time on November 24, 2012

by Grant Whiteon November 19, 2012
After a short break Nickelodeon UK will resume showing new episodes of the latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series, with ‘Never Say Xever’ airing Saturday 24th November at 9:30am. Previously episodes had aired Mondays at 5pm, two days after their US premiere. The day will also see a special advance UK release of the new […]
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Voice Actor Panel At MCM Expo London October 2012

by Grant Whiteon November 19, 2012
On Sunday 28th October, MCM Expo London held host to a quintet of voice acting talent-  Liam O’Brien (Gaarra in Naruto, Jushiro Ukitake in Bleach), Adam Howden (Dragon Age II, Fable III, Star Wars: The Old Republic, The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn game), Courtenay Taylor (Resident Evil, Mass Effect 3, Saints […]

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PR: Aardman Digital Create Brand New Game For Cartoon Network's The Amazing World Of Gumball

by Grant Whiteon November 19, 2012
Bristol, UK Monday 19th November – Aardman Digital have produced an exciting new online game for The Amazing World of Gumball, the award-winning animated series produced by Cartoon Network’s European development studio and broadcast globally on Cartoon Network. The Amazing World of Gumball tells the story of an extra-ordinary suburban family who just happen to […]
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Review: "Ninja Scroll" (UK Theatrical Screening): Art of the Ninja

by Grant Whiteon November 12, 2012
Ninja Scroll is a feature held as a classic amongst the echelons of Japanese animation fans. Unfortunately, here in the UK it is also linked to an urban legend of it all being ‘violent animated pornography’. I remember buying into these inaccurate slurs in my childhood and vowing I’d stay well away from the stuff […]

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New TMNT Toyline Receives Advance UK Release 24th November 2012

by Grant Whiteon November 11, 2012
The toyline to accompany Nickelodeon’s new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series is due for UK release 1st December 2012. However, the line (created by Playmates and licensed by Flair for UK distribution) will receive two advance releases on 24th November.  The Eastbourne branch of toy chain Kids Stuff will host a special launch event that […]
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A Look At Sam Gilbey's Exclusive Ninja Scroll Poster For Manga Entertainment's Hackney Screening

by Grant Whiteon November 11, 2012
Manga Entertainment have released a preview of the exclusive limited edition poster that will be issued to the audience of their special premiere screening, produced by artist Sam Gilbey whose work includes Scott Pilgrim and Call of Duty. Gilbey comments ‘I often include portraits of real people in my work and capture likenesses, but because […]

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Review: "Rosario & Vampire" Seasons 1 and 2 (UK Editions): No Sparkle, But Plenty of (Panty) Flash

by Grant Whiteon November 7, 2012
It’s that time again. Time for a Japanese studio to license a series with light harem aspects and make it the focus. After failing his high school entry exams, Tsukune Aono is seemingly saved when his father happens into possession of an entry pack for the mysterious Yokai Academy, a private boarding school. Tsukune quickly […]
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Review: "Dragon Ball Z" Series Three (UK Edition): The Purple-Headed Monster

by Grant Whiteon October 29, 2012
As I said last time, the first half of the Namek arc was essentially build up for the events of this third volume. With even his most elite forces dispatched by Goku and his friends, Frieza has no choice but to take matters into his own hands. As Goku recuperates from Ginyu’s failed attempt to […]

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UK "Ninja Scroll" Screenings Kick Off With Premium Event

by Grant Whiteon October 24, 2012
Manga Entertainment UK will begin a select series of screenings of famed Japanese classic Ninja Scroll with a special showing at the Hackney Picturehouse Cinema on Friday 16th November. The event, limited to 300 tickets, will include a screening of the film, a copy of the standard edition Blu-ray and a limited signed and numbered […]
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Events and Guests At MCM Expo London October 2012, Including Manga Entertainment UK

by Grant Whiteon October 4, 2012
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 26-28 OCTOBER What’s On At October’s Comic Con? MCM Expo London Comic Con returns to ExCel London on 26-28 October and we’re bringing a brilliant line-up of special guests, games, sci-fi, comics, anime and cosplay content to entertain the show’s 60,000 plus visitors. Here are the first […]