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“Akira” To Receive Limited UK Theatrical Screenings For 25th Anniversary

by Grant Whiteon June 23, 2013
The legendary Japanese animated film Akira is due to receive a limited run of screenings in the UK in celebration of its 25th anniversary. Celebrated as iconic and important in bringing Japanese animation to the attention of Western audiences, the screenings will be held at select Picturehouse cinemas across the country. Details of the specific […]
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PR: MCM London Comic Con Sees Record Attendance; Show to Expand in October

by Grant Whiteon June 11, 2013
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – MAY & OCTOBER MCM London Comic Con may already be Europe’s biggest comic con, but the show will be even bigger when it returns to ExCel London this October, organisers today revealed. “MCM London Comic Con will be soaring from 25,000 m2 to 34,000 m2, spreading the […]

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PR: Anime Limited announce the theatrical release of “A Letter to Momo” in the UK

by Grant Whiteon June 5, 2013
Glasgow, UK June, 05, 2013 – Anime Limited, the Glasgow-based anime licensing company and parent company of All the Anime, are thrilled to announce the UK-wide theatrical release of the acclaimed Japanese animated film A Letter to Momo. Anime Limited is a new label that brings a fresh approach to the release of Japanese animated […]
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PR: Anime Limited Announces 3D UK Cinema Screenings of “009 RE:CYBORG” Film

by Grant Whiteon June 4, 2013
Production I.G, the Tokyo-based studio that brought you Ghost in the Shell, Blood: The Last Vampire and the animated sequence from Kill Bill: Vol. 1 presents: 009 RE:CYBORG DIRECTED BY KENJI KAMIYAMA (East Of The Eden, Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex) In Stereoscopic 3D CGI Animation 12A /103 min/ Stereoscopic 3D CGI Animation […]

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Toonzone at MCM London Comic Con May 2013 – Mark Meer & Raphael Sbarge Q&A

by Grant Whiteon May 30, 2013
Meer took to the stage initially in the company of his Mass Effect co-star Raphael Sbarge. This led to the opening question of how many in the audience had allowed Sbarge’s character Kaidan to die. A majority of hands were raised to Sbarge’s amusement, including Meer’s. Asked if he ever guessed that Mass Effect would […]
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Toonzone at MCM London Comic Con May 2013 – Shinichiro Watanabe Q&A

by Grant Whiteon May 28, 2013
Attending the event to promote the forthcoming releases of Cowboy Bebop HD and Kids On The Slope, the appearance marked the renowned Watanabe’s first visit to the UK. Well known industry veteran and Anime Ltd representative Andrew Partridge asked questions, with Watanabe generally speaking through an interpreter though occasionally offering English responses. Things began with […]

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Toonzone At MCM London Comic Con May 2013 – Anime Industry Panels

by Grant Whiteon May 27, 2013
The Anime Industry panel was split across the Saturday and Sunday. The Saturday panel opened with two surprise announcements from Manga- Attack on Titan and the live action Space Battleship Yamato have been licensed by them, with trailers running on the theatre’s main screen. No specific dates are currently set for Titan but Yamato is […]
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Manga UK Announces Limited Edition “One Piece” Collection 1 Bundle For MCM London Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon May 20, 2013
Manga Entertainment UK will be selling an exclusive limited edition bundle of their first One Piece DVD collection at MCM London Comic Con this weekend, 24-26th May. The bundle includes the first complete dual-language DVD set of 26 episodes along with a tote bag containing various exclusive extras. The collection is the start of the […]

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Review: “Canaan (UK Edition)”: Promised Land

by Grant Whiteon May 15, 2013
I’m not really a fan of shorter, 13-episode series, usually because I find they lack enough episodes to tell a consistent story and in some cases tend to be prone to awkward last minute shock plot twists. Canaan is something of an answer to my misgivings. Low level Japanese reporter Minoru Minorikawa ekes out a […]
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Shinichiro Watanabe & Exclusive ‘Highschool of the Dead’ DVD at MCM London Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon April 18, 2013
Famed Japanese director Shinichiro Watanabe will be in attendance for all three days of this May’s London Comic Con. Involved in a range of events during the 24th-26th May event, Watanabe will be promoting both Anime Limited’s HD release of Cowboy Bebop and MVM’s release of his latest work Kids On The Slope. Attendees who […]