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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

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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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Here we go - the final set of art books I picked up in Tokyo, and by far my favourite purchases from there. Patlabor has been my mecha franchise of choice ever since I first saw Oshii's beautifully paced, politically ...Read More

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Look, I know what you come here for. Really. I mean, I'm sure you've been enjoying reading about the last few days exploring Tokyo's ancient monuments and culture, but I know what you're thinking. Where the fuck is the anime and ...Read More