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Review: "Pom Poko" Blu-ray - The Tanuki are Restless

by Weathermanon February 10, 2015
I need to clear up one thing before we get too deep into things. Tanuki are not raccoons. They’re a type of dog that lives in Japan and looks kind of like a raccoon, but they are in no way related to North American raccoons, despite Disney’s insistence on calling them raccoons in the dub […]
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What's Your Final Fantasy? Episode Duscae Footage?

by Alex Beanon February 6, 2015
Making everybody’s weekend a little bit better, Square Enix has released a “Final Fantasy Type-O” trailer that reveals footage from “Episode Duscae” from “Final Fantasy XV”…

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Review: "Porco Rosso" Soars High on Blu-ray

by Ed Liuon February 6, 2015
Hayao Miyazaki’s Porco Rosso fits chronologically and thematically between the pre-teen Kiki’s Delivery Service and the very adult Princess Mononoke. The movie’s sense of magical whimsy is tempered by much more adult themes and the spectre of wars past and yet to come, all done with the same mastery of craft that we’ve come to […]
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Review: "Tales from Earthsea" - Patronizing Boredom in Fantasy Form

by Neo Yion February 5, 2015
Tales From Earthsea has an infamous shadow hanging over it, being the directorial debut of Hayao Miyazaki’s son, Goro Miyazaki. At the height of its release, there was a nervous air as Studio Ghibli’s fans wondered if lightning can strike twice from the same family. Whether he expected it or not, there was an immense […]

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Pokémon Sweepstakes and Animation Marathon Coming

by Shawn Hopkinson February 4, 2015
The Pokémon Company International has two events scheduled to celebrate the release of the new Pokémon Trading Card Game expansion Pokémon TCG: XY—Primal Clash. First up we’ve got a special sweepstakes. Players can go to www.pokemon.com/tcg and vote for either Team Magma’s plan to expand the land or Team Aqua’s plan to cover the world […]
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Anime Limited Announces Delay For "Tiger & Bunny - The Beginning", Selling "Gundam: The Origin" Blu-ray

by Grant Whiteon February 4, 2015
Anime Limited have announced that their upcoming standard re-release of Tiger & Bunny – The Beginning has been delayed. The title (available on DVD and Blu-ray) has been delayed from its planned release in February to 16th March. You can read our review of Anime Limited’s original release of the title here. Their online shop […]

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PR: UK Theatrical Release for "A Letter to Momo"

by Grant Whiteon February 4, 2015
Glasgow, UK February 4, 2015 –  Anime Limited are happy to announce the theatrical release of Production I.G’s award-winning film A Letter to Momo in the UK. The film will be screening as part of The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme. Seven years in the making and created by Production I.G, the studio that brought […]
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Review: "Blood Lad" Blu-ray (UK Edition): An Otaku Vampire In Demon World

by Grant Whiteon February 2, 2015
Staz Charlie Blood is the progeny of a noble vampire bloodline. Although Staz is aware of the common trappings and behaviours his heritage entails, he has no interest in such things and instead uses his power to rule as the fair boss of the Eastern territory of Demon World while building up his apartment shrine […]

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VIZ Media Brings "Coppelion" to Blu-ray on February 3, 2015

by Ed Liuon January 30, 2015
VIZ MEDIA ANNOUNCES THE HOME MEDIA RELEASE OF COPPELION ANIME SERIES After A Catastrophe Contaminates Japan’s Old Capital, Three Genetically Engineered Girls Embark To Rescue Survivors; Complete Series Released As DVD/Blu-Ray Combo Pack San Francisco, CA, January 29, 2015 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), the largest distributor and licensor of manga and anime in […]