The first Mardock Scramble movie went to very dark places, ending with resurrected teenage prostitute Rune Balot at the mercy of enemy agent Boiled after having abused the trust of her living weapon partner Oeufcoque. The second film continues directly on from this point as the terrified Balot attempts to escape. Admittedly her means of […]
The first UK volume of Steins;Gate came with the announcement that Manga had received exclusive rights to use the original Japanese covers. After picking the first volume cover themselves, the second volume has been put up for a fan vote with three possible designs to choose from. The cover which recieves the most votes will […]
Manga Entertainment UK and Kaze have announced a selection of release date changes. The DVD and Blu-ray release Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works has been postponed to 30th September. Additionally Bleach Complete Series 11 will now be released 2nd September and Penguindrum Part 2 will now be released on 7th October.
The Manga Entertainment/KAZE upcoming Blu-ray release of Un-Go has been discovered to have a playback error: “There has been a QC (Quality Control) error. We have tested the Blu-ray disc again, to find that it is not compatible with Panasonic devices. We are investigating the reasons for this to the fullest extent. KAZE apologise for […]
Review: "Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror Blu-ray (UK Edition)": Reflections On Childhood
The first thing that struck me about this film was the contradiction in the title. ‘Oblivion Island’ brought up Elder Scrolls-style images of gothic adventure and battles against demonic hordes. But right next to it was the subtitle ‘Haruka and the Magic Mirror’, which sounds considerably softer and child friendly. It both raises and deflates […]