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5th Annual NICE Comic Con In Bedford, UK This September Brings Star Comic Talent

by Grant Whiteon August 23, 2016
3rd-4th September will see the 5th outing for NICE, the Bedford based comics convention organised by local comic shop Close Encounters. The event will give fans the chance to meet a range of star talent from the comic book industry including Andi Ewington, Greg Tocchini, John Bolton and Guillem March. The event will be held […]

“Fullmetal Alchemist” Resin Case & “Escaflowne” Ultimate Blu-ray Revealed For UK

by Grant Whiteon August 8, 2016
As we’ve reported previously, UK distributor Anime Limited will be releasing an Ultimate Edition Blu-ray set of the first Fullmetal Alchemist anime. One of the talking points of this is the outer case doubles as high quality resin replica of the iconic gate from the show. While previously we had seen only production sketches, Anime […]

Review: “Yona of the Dawn Part 1 Blu-ray (UK Edition)”: The Badass Princess Diaries

by Grant Whiteon July 26, 2016
Yona is the teenage princess of the Kouka Kingdom, residing in the central palace under the eye of her convivial father, Emperor Il. On the night of her sixteenth birthday, the palace is struck by a coup which forces Yona to escape under the protection of her bodyguard and lifelong friend Hak. Unsure of who […]

Review: “Durarara!! X2 Shou Blu-ray (UK Edition)”: A Sterling Example of Dollars

by Grant Whiteon July 19, 2016
It’s been two years since I last stopped by Ikebukuro. I commented then that the release came ahead of a planned continuation of the story, and that time has arrived. Split into three arcs, Durarara!! X2 aims to complete the adaptation of the light novel series. That’s pretty significant considering there is no shortage of anime […]

“Gundam” Leads The Charge For Loot Anime’s SQUADRON Crate

by Grant Whiteon July 6, 2016
Loot Anime, the anime focused avenue of the popular Loot Crate subscription service, have announced their next theme to be ‘SQUADRON”. This means a focus on the various elite squads of Japanese animation with exclusive products inside to draw from the likes of Mobile Suit Gundam, GATE, Anti-Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon and Arpeggio of Blue […]

UK “Fullmetal Alchemist” Ultimate Edition Early Bird Discount Ends Tuesday

by Grant Whiteon June 30, 2016
The law of equivalent exchange states that to gain something you must lose something of equal value. The law of Anime Limited exchange works a bit differently. There are just a few days left to take advantage of the company’s early bird discount on their HD Blu-ray Ultimate Edition boxset of the original Fullmetal Alchemist […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2016 – Michael Arias Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 12, 2016
With Anime Limited’s Jeremy Graves presiding as MC, the Michael Arias panel offered a rare chance for insight on this veteran of the Hollywood and anime industry, including his recent adaptation of the Project Itoh novel Harmony. Michael’s earliest memories of anime were watching televised dubs in his Southern Californian childhood, titles such as Speed […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2016 – Gundam The Origin Staff Interview

by Grant Whiteon June 8, 2016
Prior to the Gundam The Origin III screening and panel, Toonzone News had the chance to talk to producer Osamu Taniguchi and designer Mika Akitaka about the production. TOONZONE NEWS: What was the genesis point in deciding to produce an adaptation of The Origin? OSAMU TANIGUCHI: That’s a tough one [thinks] …I’m not even sure […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2016 – Anime Limited Sunday Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 5, 2016
With various attendees and guests nursing hangovers, Anime Limited kicked off the Sunday of the event in the right way with a bright and charismatic panel chaired by president Andrew Partridge, product managers Kat Hall and Keith and marketing representative Jeremy Graves. It was highlighted that the previous day was Jeremy’s birthday, leading to an […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2016 – Gundam The Origin III Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 2, 2016
Following the screening it was time for both Osamu Taniguchi and Mika Akitaka to take to the stage, joined by Anime Limited president Andrew Partridge and interpreter Bethan Jones. Andrew began by explaining that the screening of the episode at MCM London was held in tandem with ones occurring in the franchise’s native Japan. At […]