Posts Tagged ‘UK’

Review: “Blood Lad” Blu-ray (UK Edition): An Otaku Vampire In Demon World

by Grant Whiteon February 2, 2015
Staz Charlie Blood is the progeny of a noble vampire bloodline. Although Staz is aware of the common trappings and behaviours his heritage entails, he has no interest in such things and instead uses his power to rule as the fair boss of the Eastern territory of Demon World while building up his apartment shrine […]

PR: Ninja Magic: Iconic Anime Hero Naruto is Coming to MCM Manchester and Glasgow!

by Grant Whiteon January 30, 2015
MCM MANCHESTER COMIC CON – MANCHESTER CENTRAL – 25-26 JULY  MCM SCOTLAND COMIC CON – GLASGOW SECC – 26-27 SEPTEMBER  Ninja magic: iconic anime hero Naruto is coming to Manchester and Glasgow! It’s official, anime fans; Manchester and Glasgow will be playing host to much-loved ninja Naruto later this year! Maile Flanagan, the voice of […]


UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce February Highlights

by Grant Whiteon January 19, 2015
February of course brings Valentine’s Day and the UK family of Cartoon Network channels are aiming to give viewers enough treats to love all of them. From 2nd Mega Mondays will lead with new episodes of Uncle Grandpa (4pm), Clarence (5pm) and Steven Universe (6pm). Also airing new episodes will be LEGO Ninjago: Masters of […]

PR: Anime Limited Welcomes Jeremy Graves to Team AL

by Grant Whiteon January 5, 2015
Glasgow, UK January 05, 2015 –  Anime Limited are thrilled to announce the addition of Jeremy Graves to its growing team in Glasgow. Jeremy joins Anime Limited as Marketing Executive, taking over community management, supporting ongoing marketing activities, PR and promotional work. Growing the team to a whole 4 full time people, we are incredibly […]


PR: MCM Enjoys Record-Breaking 2014 — UK & EU Expansion on 2015 Agenda

by Grant Whiteon December 3, 2014
MCM Enjoys Record-Breaking 2014 — UK & EU Expansion on 2015 Agenda Three brand new shows, record-breaking attendance figures and a first foray into mainland Europe; 2014 has proved to be a milestone year for MCM Expo Group; unquestionably the most successful to date. Overall, 401,000 visitors came to MCM events throughout 2014, compared to […]

Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2014: Shinichiro Watanabe Interview

by Grant Whiteon November 4, 2014
On the closing Sunday of MCM London Comic Con October 2014, Toonzone was given the chance to pose some questions to legendary anime director Shinichiro Watanabe. TOONZONE NEWS: In the past year you’ve directed both Space Dandy and Terror in Resonance, two shows with vastly different tones. What do you look for when considering involvement […]


Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con October 2014: Anime Industry Panel

by Grant Whiteon November 2, 2014
Presided over by Anime Limited’s Andrew Partridge and Manga Entertainment’s Jeremy Graves (MVM’s Tony Allen was unfortunately unable to attend the panel due to the sheer number of customers shopping at the MVM booth), the panel began with the now traditional summary of announcements for the major UK anime companies for the year ahead. MVM […]

Review: “Hal DVD/Blu-ray Combi (UK Edition)”: Do Androids Dream Of Human Girlfriends?

by Grant Whiteon October 26, 2014
I first became aware of Wit Studio’s Hal last year, shortly after its Japanese premiere. Just a few months later I got a chance to talk to director Ryotaro Makihara, which only whet my curiosity about the film further. Just shy of a year later I am finally able to sample the film itself. Was […]


Review: “Gurren Lagann Ultimate Edition Blu-ray (UK Edition)”: Well met, fellows!

by Grant Whiteon October 21, 2014
Ah, Gurren Lagann. Arguably the jewel of the 2007 anime schedule and a show that seven years on still receives a lot of love and converts. It seemed that when the show was originally airing you couldn’t stop people from praising it. If you’re familiar with my reviews, you’ll know I often talk about the […]

PR: Out-of-this-world scares as ‘Extraterrestrial’ lands at London Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon October 16, 2014
MCM LONDON COMIC CON – EXCEL LONDON – 24-26 OCTOBER Out-of-this-world scares as ‘Extraterrestrial’ lands at London Comic Con There’ll be close encounters of the terrifying kind at MCM London Comic Con as cult horror duo The Vicious Brothers (Grave Encounters) give show visitors an early viewing of their latest movie Extraterrestrial ahead of its […]