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Anime Limited Announce Return Of “Mobile Suit Gundam” Franchise To UK With Blu-ray Releases

by Grant Whiteon July 26, 2015
UK Anime Network News have provided round ups of announcements for both Anime Limited and Manga Entertainment/Animatsu at this past weekend’s MCM Manchester Comic Con. Chief among these is that Anime Limited will be bringing Gundam back to the UK in an arrangement similar to that of Right Stuf in America. The first title planned […]

UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce August Highlights

by Grant Whiteon July 22, 2015
The summer holidays are here and Cartoon Network UK are making sure the TV is as hot as the sun. From 1st August the trio of Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito will be presenting special weekend marathons. For Cartoon Network, the fun kicks off at 11am every weekend with a planned schedule of. Gumball and […]


Gundam UK Fan Convention Under Planning For 2016

by Grant Whiteon July 22, 2015
Japan-Cool, a Leeds based seller for imported ‘Gunpla’ plastic models from the popular Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, have announced plans for a UK Gundam fan convention titled G-Con to be held in 2016. The focus of the event is currently planned to cover such community events as cosplay, movie screenings, a cafe and sales/tutorials of […]

Review: “Tiger & Bunny: The Rising (UK Edition)”: This Summer’s Surprise Superhero Hit

by Grant Whiteon July 20, 2015
Last year I reviewed Anime Limited’s release of Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning, a compilation lead in movie to the popular superhero anime. It left a strong impression on me and I commented it had increased my desire to finally watch the full show. I have to confess that’s an ambition I haven’t fulfilled in […]

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‘Space Dandy’ Script Writer Kimiko Ueno To Attend MCM Comic Con Manchester 2015

by Grant Whiteon July 8, 2015
MCM have announced that Japanese script writer Kimiko Ueno will be Anime Guest of Honour at their Manchester Comic Con 2015, due to be held 25th-26th July. Ueno has worked on a range of titles including the infamous comedy series Shin-Chan, but is possibly most famous for her work on Shinichiro Watanabe’s Space Dandy (released […]

Review: “Kill la Kill Volume 3 Blu-ray (UK Edition)” – Puts Its Glad Rags On

by Grant Whiteon July 6, 2015
The second volume of Kill la Kill ended with various big reveals. Satsuki was not the villain she appeared to be, her mother was plotting to offer humanity to alien life that was the genesis of clothing on Earth, and (perhaps most shocking of all) Ryuko was related to both of them: the long lost […]


Cartoon Network UK Toonix App Skates Onto iOS and Android

by Grant Whiteon July 2, 2015
Cartoon Network UK today launched their brand new Toonix app.  Free to download on both iOS and Android devices, the app allows users to customise their own avatar with elements including those based on popular Cartoon Network stars. Once created players can share their avatar creations with friends and take part in skateboard challenges, also […]

Nickelodeon UK & SpongeBob SquarePants Team Up With Jeans for Genes Day 2015

by Grant Whiteon July 2, 2015
Are you ready, kids? Nickelodeon has once again partnered with Jeans for Genes Day in order for SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends to once again promote the fundraising event which this year is being held on Friday 18th September. The yellow sponge along with Patrick, Gary and Sandy will be appearing on promotional materials for […]

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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce July Highlights

by Grant Whiteon July 1, 2015
The first day might have smashed temperature records already, but Cartoon Network UK continues to bring the heat with their July schedule. From the 6th July viewers can look forward to brand new episodes of superhero comedy Teen Titans Go!, followed by a brand new season of LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitsu starting 27th. The […]

Review: “The Wings of Honneamise Blu-ray/DVD Combi (UK Edition)”: There’s A Starman Waiting In The Sky

by Grant Whiteon July 1, 2015
Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise is one of those anime titles that is always spoken of with respectful awe. The film is one of the earliest works of Gainax and co-produced by Bandai Visual, who would adopt the Honneamise name for the ill-fated BVUS venture. It focuses on the Kingdom of Honneamise on […]