The previously mentioned Bandai Channel survey run by Beez Entertainment is now available online. Japanese animation fans located in the United Kingdom, France and Germany can fill out the survey located here. The survey will close one month after the 20th October and completion makes you eligible for the related prize draw.
People tend to be attracted to franchises because they know that when one interpretation ends another will be along soon enough. However, what of those previous interpretations? If you enjoyed one, you might not want to see it just dropped down into the archives. This has definitely been the case for fans of Transformers Animated, […]
It’s been a rough few years for the old warhorse that is Gundam lately. The series continues to fail at securing a global foothold and the mess that was Gundam SEED Destiny alienated audiences even within the series’ homeland. Given these circumstances, it’d be pretty easy to just give up if the next project on […]
Every so often, a site pops up that becomes generally fun and addictive. Places like Jump The Shark, Wikipedia and YouTube come out of nowhere but slowly build up a dedicated traffic. The most recent example of this is TV Tropes. TV Tropes exists to catalogue the alleged specifics of fiction and entertainment. Things like […]
Being a 20-something (sorry, Count) geek, it should be no suprise that I collect toys/models. My poison of choice is Gunpla, Japan’s lucrative market of model kits based on Mobile Suit Gundam. My particular focus tends to be SD Gundam, the squat proportioned spin off which usually recasts the giant mecha as samurai…yeah, don’t think […]
Throughout human history, there have been many great legends: the gods of Olympus, Robin Hood and his Merry Men, the titan Paul Bunyan. Many of these stories are twists on historical fact, as is the case with the Chinese Romance of the Three Kingdoms. The latter work covers a famous period in feudal Chinese history […]
After the success of Michael Bay’s 2007 Transformers film, it was obvious that we’d get a sequel. But though the first film pulled in mega bucks in both ticket sales and merchandising, its actual craft was called into question. Does the sequel stand any better? In a common trend for big summer blockbusters, the new […]