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The Spring 2009 anime season marches on, and as always time is my enemy. Trying to keep up with the shows I am interested in is hard enough, let alone taking time out to sample the season's other offerings. But ...Read More

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Following on from last week's look at Rory Doona's promo artwork for the TOKYOPOP UK summer releases, he's kindly given me his latest work for them - this time with a vampire theme. I think you'll agree it's fangtastic. I'll be ...Read More

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With the anime industry facing recession and accused of creative stagnation, a common recent tactic has been to take two well established genres and weld them together, often with questionable results. Satellite Studios' Basquash! pulls the same move, merging sports ...Read More

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I just got dropped a tasty treat from Rory Doona - who some of you will undoubtedly remember from my recent look at UK manga artists - a look at his promotional artwork for manga publisher TOKYOPOP. The piece is ...Read More

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It had been far too long since the last time I made it down to Bristol's live graffiti night Weapon of Choice, so last night I actually managed to get off my backside and represent. King Audel & Dirty30 were ...Read More

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Just in case some of you aren't already reading Daniel Thomas MacInnes' sublime Ghibli Blog and had missed this I thought I'd post it here - UK paper The Independent has an interview with the world's greatest animated film-maker Hayao ...Read More

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A must read for all Mamoru Oshii and Production IG fans - IG have just posted up a report - in English - from their recent press conference on the forthcoming Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai movie. Oshii ...Read More

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One of the nicest things about running this site has been the number of people that have contacted me directly to chat about our shared interests. Perhaps not surprisingly a lot of them seem to be from creative backgrounds - ...Read More