DMC_comp

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED. Winners will be notified shortly by email - so good luck! Last week I had a brief look at Madhouse's Devil May Cry anime series based on the popular PlayStation game franchise - and time permitting I'll still ...Read More

450w1

Long time readers will be familar with the work of local Bristol artist Rory Doona, whose anime and graf inspired work I've had great pleasure in showing on the site in the past. Well, today Rory dropped me an email ...Read More

gits2-3b

There's been a lot of bad news and vibes around the US anime industry recently - with some rather major players taking a hit - but for once here in the UK things seem to be ticking over quite happily. ...Read More

20th-century-boys-v2

One name has dominated manga over the last few years - in the west at least - Naoki Urasawa. Probably best known for his dark mystery series (and it's subsequent anime spin-off) Monster and Pluto, his recent re-telling of a ...Read More

eureka-seven

It's always a buzz when you find that you have a connection with an artist you admire; it somehow feels like it brings you a little bit closer to understanding them and their work. I've been a fan of anime screenwriter ...Read More

blackJack2

Even if you've never read a single page of manga before, the chances are you're familiar with Osamu Tezuka - and if the name isn't familiar, then it's likely that his most famous creation Astro Boy, is. Even though she's ...Read More

puffin4

Something a little different today - something not directly related to anime or manga - but something I'm pretty sure you'll agree is pretty damn cool. A few years ago, whilst innocently browsing for mecha reference images for one of my ...Read More

Seeing as it it is Go Nagai's birthday today, I thought I'd repost this article. Yeah, I'm a lazy opportunist. I'm not usually someone that indulges too much in nostalgia, especially for the 1980s. But I cannot deny the ...Read More