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Just like all the stories you hear, manga is everywhere in Japan. There's racks of it in every supermarket and convenience store you pass, and at lunch times gangs of salary-men and students gather around to silently read it. Today we ...Read More

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So we're here. Finally. Actually, we arrived about 48 hours ago, after what seemed like a week of travelling. Hellish. But, of course, with hindsight completely worth it. Shinjuku is everything all the cliches say it is - Akira, Bladerunner and ...Read More

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. It was with some slight trepidation that I sat down to watch Appleseed Ex Machina this weekend; the completely CGI anime is a sequel to the 2004 Appleseed, with both being based on Masamune Shirow's classic 1985 manga. Being a ...Read More

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I finally got to sit down and watch Michael Aris' 'Tekkon Kinkreet' on Blu-Ray this weekend. Coming to the movie completely cold - not having read Taiyō Matsumoto's original manga, and knowing little about the production's genesis, I really enjoyed ...Read More

Stumbled across this yesterday; cool little clip following one of my favourite Detroit producers Theo Parrish as he wanders the streets of Motor City, recording sounds and ambiances before taking them back to his studio, chopping them up and making ...Read More