Some of you might remember my concern back in June when I first reported on Production IG's planned visual update to Oshii's 1995 classic Ghost in the Shell. Well, the Blu-ray of GiTS 2.0 (not to be confused with GiTS ...Read More

Despite having been boringly safely back in the UK for over a month now, I’m still only just managing to mentally process everything we saw and experienced in Tokyo. A major highlight for us, in fact one of the main ...Read More

Looks like anime demi-god and Ghost in the Shell/Sky Crawlers director Mamoro Oshii is taking a break from his trademark dystopian futures to travel back to medieval Japan for his next flick Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai. Production ...Read More

As it sits proudly at the top of the Japanese box office, the first English language reviews of the latest Studio Ghibli offering Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea have started to appear on the net. I've had a ...Read More

Regular readers will already know about my love for Voices of a Distant Star director Makoto Shinkai's work, so will understand why I'm pissed with Canadian anime fans right now. Not that the lucky bastards have done anything wrong, ...Read More

I was kind of intrigued earlier this week, while reading some of the pre-release hype around Pixar’s new, highly acclaimed CGI flick WALL-E. For those of you that have managed to miss it all, the film is set in a ...Read More

Headline says it all really...the first footage from the new Ghibli movie have been shown on Japanese TV and thus are now all over the Grid. Still no news on a US or European release date... Apparently, after he's finished this, Miyazaki's ...Read More

A quick heads up for all you London based otaku - or even those of you with only a passing interest in anime - acclaimed auteur Makoto Shinkai will be presenting a screening of his latest film Five Centimeters a ...Read More

Today is a tragic day for movie and science fiction fans. Last night special FX legend Stan Winston, best known for his work on movie franchises such as Terminator, Aliens and Jurassic Park, died. While those franchises might have flagged creatively, ...Read More

NOTE: full review now posted here. This one slipped past me apparently. Ether that or Production IG have been keeping it very, very tightly under wraps. Either way, apparently July 12 will see a Japanese theatrical release of Ghost in the Shell ...Read More