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Review: "Blood-C: The Last Dark" - All Apologies For A Beautiful Disaster

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WARNING: Spoilers for the original Blood-C anime series are sprinkled liberally throughout the review below. The ending of Blood-C left things in uncertainty. Only three characters with dialogue survived in the end: Saya, Fumito, and Fuka, along with a mysterious talking dog). Everyone else was gruesomely slaughtered in one of the most brutal massacres in […]

Review: "Blood-C: The Complete Series" - A Superlative, Subversive Slaughter

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Blood-C is what happens when you tell Tsutomu Mizushima, the director behind randomly violent, randomly strange, randomly funny, crosses the line twice comedies like Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-Chan and Magical Witch Punie-Chan to make an entry in the “Blood” horror franchise. Yes, much of what Blood-C turns out to be should also be credited to Jun’ichi […]

PR: "Ghost in the Shell: Arise" - Borders 1 & 2 Screenings via Tugg on May 29, 2014

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Ghost in the Shell: Arise – Borders 1 & 2 Screenings via Tugg Fans will be able to see Ghost in the Shell: Arise – Borders 1 & 2 on the big screen on May 29th via Tugg.com! Just take a look below at the list of theaters, plus a link to buy tickets. We […]

Review: Should The "Aesthetica of a Rogue Hero" Level Up?

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Returned from a world not his own, Akatsuki defeated the Dark Lord and has been entrusted with the fate of the Dark Lord’s daughter, Myuu. Despite literally getting the girl and saving a world, he’s off to a special school for those that have traveled to other dimensions and gained access to special powers. While […]

Anime Limited "Patema Inverted" Kickstarter Now Live

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As mentioned previously, Anime Limited’s Kickstarter to produce a lavish collector’s edition of Patema Inverted is now underway. Over the next 30 days the project hopes to raise £16,000 to produce a luxury release of the film sourced from the similar release seen in Japan. As with all Kickstarters a range of donation bands are […]

Anime Limited Launching Kickstarter For Definitive Edition of "Patema Inverted"

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Already having announced a limited theatrical release, Scotland based UK anime licensor Anime Limited will begin a Kickstarter campaign for Patema Inverted. Due to launch 2nd May for a planned release in October, the Kickstarter will enable the company to reproduce and translate various extras (both digital and physical) from the Japanese Deluxe Edition including […]

Inugami-san To Nekoyama-san Gets DVD Release…In Japan

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It was recently announced that the short-form anime show “Inugami-san to Nekoyama-san” will be coming to Blu-ray and DVD this summer. The single-disc release covers all 12 episodes [just under five minutes each] and will include an unaired bonus episode, a clean ending sequence and promo videos. The catch? It will only be released in […]

Review: "Ikki Tousen" Great Guardians & Xtreme Xecutor - Rip-Off Artists

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I’m about to review Ikki Tousen, and to paraphrase Roger Ebert, this may astound you, but I’m giving it a positive review (Siskel: “It DOES astound me. Are you okay?”). Why did I like this series but loathe similarly-fanservice heavy titles like Highschool dxd? If you’ll indulge me for a moment, let me take you […]

Kite Flies Into Live Action Adaptation

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The controversial anime “Kite” by Yasuomi Umetsu is on its way to its live-action adaptation debut after its North American film rights were purchased by Anchor Bay. The 1998 “Kite” anime was about a schoolgirl assassin named Sawa who hunts down those she believes responsible for her parents’ death and included scenes of rape [hence […]

Review: "Future Diary" Complete Series - Bloody Awful

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If there is one thing I can give The Future Diary credit for, it is being memorable. Unfortunately, I can only call it memorable for the wrong reasons in almost all cases, as the series wound up becoming a incoherent mess. The Future Diary was once better known as its Japanese title, Mirai Nikki, for a […]

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