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At nearly two years after 5 Centimeters Per Second's theatrical release in Japan, it would be fair to say that this is a pretty late review. Usually I would shift the blame for that on to how the whole localisation ...Read More

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That's right folks, February 28 is the First Annual Global Makoto Shinkai Day, organised by the wonderful fansite Cherry Blossoms Falling. Plus, controversial anime steaming site Crunchyroll will apparently be offering all the director's movies available for free for those ...Read More

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Some of you may remember that I picked up several special treats on my visit to the Ghibli Museum in November. Chief among them was the Blu-ray of the Kazuo Oga Exhibition: Ghibli No Eshokunin - The One Who Painted ...Read More

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Michiko to Hatchin is yet another anime series with expectations to live up to. Producing studio Manglobe has formed a fierce reputation for itself in the six short years since it's conception, already delivering stylish, innovative shows such as Samurai ...Read More

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I stumbled across a great blog today - Let's Anime. Run by D Merrill from Ontario, it focuses on what he seems to believe is the golden age of anime, 1960 - 1990, with the aim of bringing some lesser ...Read More

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I'm not usually someone that indulges too much in nostalgia, especially for the 1980s. But I cannot deny the mounting excitement I've been feeling over the last couple of months, knowing that the original Star Fleet/X-Bomber Xボンバ TV series was ...Read More

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I never tire of how my partner manages to make something Totoro related for special days, but I was particularly impressed when I she gave me this fantastic card this morning - so much so I had to share. Look ...Read More

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It looks like Bandai have put a lot of time in and money into the imminent Akira Blu-ray, hopefully putting to rest the fears of fans worldwide that it might be yet another quick transfer. According to Blu-ray.com, although the ...Read More

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Some exciting news for Ghibli fans: Spirited Away director and animation god Hayao Miyazaki is creating another manga. Although it's by no means a first, it is a relatively rare event, with the legendary artist preferring to concentrate on his ...Read More

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As you can probably imagine, I constantly have a lot of anime waiting to be watched. Some of it is brand new recently broadcast shows, others entire series from years ago that I'm still trying to catch up with. However, ...Read More