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"Mardock Scramble: The First Compression (UK Edition)": When You Stare Into The Abyss, The Abyss Stares Back Into You.

by Grant Whiteon May 3, 2012
Rune-Balot is a 15-year-old prostitute who has the misfortune of becoming attached to Shell, a professional gambler who systematically kills ideal women as part of a process designed to turn them into diamonds. Balot is barely saved from this fate by a pair of legal agents, Dr. Easter, and his creation, Oeufcoque, a genetically engineered […]

PR: Episode Description and Images for May 6 Episode of Ultimate Spider-Man

by Grant Whiteon May 2, 2012
SPIDEY AND HULK BATTLE ACROSS MANHATTAN, IN A NEW EPISODE OF “ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN,” SUNDAY, MAY 6 ON MARVEL UNIVERSE ON DISNEY XD Guest starring is Fred Tatasciore (“Family Guy”) as Hulk “Exclusive” – Spider-Man finally agrees to a video interview with Mary Jane, and she gets the exclusive scoop when she records Spidey and Hulk […]

PR: Disney XD Premieres "Tron: Uprising"; "Beck’s Beginning" Premieres May 18, Series Premiere on June 7, 2012

by Ed Liuon May 1, 2012
DISNEY XD PREMIERES “TRON: UPRISING,” A VISUALLY STRIKING ANIMATED SERIES FEATURING A NEW HERO BATTLING FOR FREEDOM ON THE GRID Special Prelude “TRON: Uprising, Beck’s Beginning” Premieres Friday, May 18 on Disney Channel; Series Premieres Thursday, June 7 on Disney XD

"The Legend of the Legendary Heroes" Only Has Legendary Mediocrity

by Todd DuBoison May 1, 2012
The Legend of the Legendary Heroes is the most unsatisfying fantasy anime that I have ever encountered. It strives to tell a sweeping tale yet never feels epic. Its plot meanders. It alternates between a comedic and deadly serious tone to the point that it portrays Takaya Kagami’s successful light novel series as a work […]

Titmouse Posts "Motorcity" Production Footage and Deleted Scenes; Detroit News on Series’ "Respectful Shout Out"

by Ed Liuon April 27, 2012
Titmouse Inc. has posted a behind-the-scenes video from Disney XD’s upcoming new animated series Motorcity, showcasing the hybrid animation approach the studio took in animating the series through traditional methods, CGI, Flash, and digital compositing: Motorcity Animation Preview from Titmouse Inc. on Vimeo. In addition, a story in the Detroit News notes how series creator […]

"Naruto Shippuden The Movie 2: Bonds (UK Edition)": That’s MY Way Of The Ninja!

by Grant Whiteon April 25, 2012
Naruto is a series I have an odd off-again, on-again relationship with. I’d been following it since just shortly before its massive push in America. A lot had happened in the story by that point, so right as a bunch of new fans were getting interested, my own interest was on the decline. I continue […]

"Puella Magi Madoka Magica" LE Vol.1: Possibly Worth The Price?

by on April 23, 2012
Puella Magi Madoka Magica–or as it is colloquially known, Madoka–is probably one of the most anticipated and intensely discussed anime since The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, if not Neon Genesis Evangelion. It’s easy to see why: it successfully balances a radical destruction and recontextualization of the tropes and metaphors typically in play in one of […]

FUNimation Announces New July Titles Including "Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt"

by SB20xxon April 21, 2012
A number of new anime titles are coming in July from FUNimation: * El Cazador de la Bruja Complete Series (S.A.V.E.) (DVD): 7/10/12 – 650 min. – $29.98 * Ergo Proxy Complete Series (Anime Classics) (DVD): 7/3/12 – 575 min. – $39.98 * Fractale Complete Series (L.E.) (Blu-ray/DVD combo): 7/17/12 – 275 min. – $69.98 […]

PR: Nozomi Entertainment Announces "Rental Magica" Pt. 1 on DVD on August 7, 2012

by Ed Liuon April 19, 2012
NOZOMI ENTERTAINMENT Announces RENTAL MAGICA, Pt. 1 First half of series available as a value-priced DVD set on Aug. 7, 2012 GRIMES, Iowa, April 18, 2012 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and its Nozomi Entertainment division are pleased to announce the RENTAL MAGICA, Pt. 1 DVD set will be available on August […]

"Fairy Tail Part 1 (UK Edition)": Guilded Love

by Grant Whiteon April 17, 2012
Fairy Tail is set in an alternate reality where magic is a very real commodity, sold, traded and used by wizards for various tasks. The wizards themselves are grouped into various guilds, and one of the most infamous is Fairy Tail, famed for having completed a great number of quests and slaying a great number […]