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Review: “Sword Art Online II – Volume One Collector’s Edition (UK Edition)”: Bringing A Sword To A Gun Fight?

by Grant Whiteon October 19, 2015
As I said the last time I reviewed a show inspired by MMORPGs, the genre has never really been my thing. I have my creative outlets which includes writing (though my poor editor may feel differently) but I’ve got enough commitments and drama in my real life to carve out a second one. That said, […]
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Review: “009 Re:Cyborg (UK Edition)”: A Re:Boot That Needs Re:Considering

by Grant Whiteon October 1, 2015
Fans of Japanese pop culture will likely be familiar with Shotaro Ishinomori, one of the key architects of the framework for many long running superhero works such as Super Sentai and Kamen Rider. One of his only slightly less well known works is Cyborg 009. Sharing themes with Kamen Rider, the story focuses on nine […]

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Review: “Space Dandy Season 2 Blu-ray (UK Edition)”: Make Room For Seconds, Baby

by Grant Whiteon August 25, 2015
Space Dandy, as the opening to nearly every episode informs us, is a dandy guy in space. In many ways, that’s about all you need to know going into the show even as it begins its second season, though there are of course wider details. Dandy resides in a familiar anime vision of the future […]
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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 […]

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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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New “Back To The Future” Set Includes Animated Series

by Peter Paltridgeon July 16, 2015
For its 30th anniversary — as well as the arrival of the day Marty traveled to 2015 — Back to the Future and its sequels are getting re-released in a big way. The big news is that the Back to the Future animated series is being released for the first time on October 20, both […]

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Review: “Strange Magic” – I Can’t Help Falling In Love with This Cliché

by Neo Yion May 26, 2015
 As billions of movies, books, TV shows, internet blogs, and hand puppet shows can attest to, love is an endearingly popular subject. The problem is that love stories are hard to write. Misguided attempts include flimsy chemistry because there’s no build up; a relationship upgrade through questionable circumstances; and the dreaded, dreaded love triangle threatening […]
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Anime Limited Bumps Up Revised Release Of “Durarara!!”

by Grant Whiteon May 6, 2015
Anime Limited’s revised release of Durarara!! for the UK has been bumped up Monday 18th May. This release, available on both DVD & Blu-ray, corrects assorted presentation issues found within the company’s previous release of the title (read our review of that version/the series here).  Anime Limited have personally created this revised release using the […]

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Anime Limited Announce “009 Re:Cyborg” Dub Cast

by Grant Whiteon April 21, 2015
Ahead of its UK Blu-ray/DVD release in June, Anime Limited have announced the acting talent that will be portraying the characters for the English dub track of 009 Re:Cyborg. Created by Production I.G., the film is a spin off of the popular Cyborg 009 universe. A team of humans converted into cyborg warriors must unite to […]
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Review: “Kill la Kill Volume 2 Blu-ray (UK Edition)”: One Size Fits Most

by Grant Whiteon April 17, 2015
Ami Koshimizu. Hmm?…Oh. My editor is telling me that a name is not an argument for or against this title. I’d argue given the identity of said actress the exact opposite is true, but he’s the boss. Kill la Kill is the debut television work of Trigger, a studio founded by talents formerly tied to […]