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The Guardian has some interesting coverage of SXSW this last week. Contrary to popular geek belief I frequently find mainstream reaction to events and ideas just as fascinating as specialist coverage - although that may be due to my science ...Read More

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A bit off-topic, but I know lots of you got a kick out of the Totoro cupcakes my better half made earlier in the year. Well, she's been at it again. My birthday is Christmas Eve, but we tend to ...Read More

Following on from the popularity of last week's Parappa and Street Fighter in just 15 pixels, I thought i'd better share this. Alaskan Military School have been at it again, this time cramming a whole bunch of classic games into ...Read More

OK - the second non-anime/manga related post today, but when my good friend David Surman showed me this today I just couldn't resist sharing. David is heavily involved in organising Nottingham based games-fest Gamecity, and - well, I'll let him ...Read More

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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

We stumbled across a true gem on the main Akihabara drag today; a store that sold only old Nintendo products and emulators. In amongst the Famicom and N64 carts my girlfriend spotted what's pictured above: this beautifully formed Bomberman multi-tap. ...Read More

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I was procrastinating preparing to do some work today by clearing out my office/studio/spare room, when I found myself taking the above photo. I was emptying a drawer of the usual flotsam of modern life, when I realised it was ...Read More

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I'd been sat on Vexille for a while before watching it, to be honest. After the disappointment I felt from seeing the last Appleseed movie, I wasn't sure if I could face another cold looking, mecha based, entrely CGI anime. ...Read More

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NOTE: also sometimes spelled 'Dennou Coil' Produced by cult animation studio Madhouse and directed by relative newcomer Mitsuo Iso, Denno Coil first started airing in Japan in May of last year, which is when I first started watching it, courtesy of ...Read More

Or at least his writers are. Once again they seem able to sum everything up in just under five minutes: Updated: link fixed, video working again... Read More