A couple of quick news updates for you: this Sunday (May 3rd) sees the annual Sci-Fi London Film Festival's annual Anime All Nighter swing into action - highlights this year being a showing of the controversial Ghost in the Shell ...Read More

(Note: This is the third and final part of an ongoing review of RideBack. Read the first and second parts.) As Japan's winter anime season ends, so too does what was arguably it's highlight: Atsushi Takahashi’s 12 part series RideBack. A ...Read More

(Note: This is the second part of an ongoing review of RideBack. The first part can be read here and the final part here.) If you read my review last month of the first three episodes of Atsushi Takahashi's teenage mecha ...Read More

If you've read this site before, or even just glanced over it's archives, then my appreciation and admiration of director Mamoru Oshii is clearly laid out. As such it would seem not only redundant but also somewhat self indulgent to ...Read More

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

There was a point, just a few minutes into the second half of the first episode of RideBack, when I finally decided that it was the first show I'd seen worth following this year. As the main protagonist races her ...Read More

(Note: This is the second part of a review of Freedom. The first part can be read here.) After a release schedule spanning nearly two years, Sunrise and Nissin Cup Noodle's Freedom Project OVA finally wrapped up in May of last ...Read More

(Note: this is the second part of a review of Denno Coil. The first part can be read here.) It was slightly embarrassing last week, when I sat down to write a post about the Denno Coil art book I picked ...Read More

You've probably heard the news already. If you haven't, well...it's finally happened. After months of Hollywood rumours and speculation, Fox have confirmed that they have greenlit a live action version of Cowboy Bebop with Keanu Reeves taking the lead role of ...Read More

One thing I knew for sure when I started hitting the shops in Tokyo: there was no way I was coming home without something Denno Coil related. Didn't see anything in the way of toys, but I did grab this ...Read More