All posts by Mark Reed

Lucky Star

I’m going to be bluntly honest with people here, despite being a huge fan of anime I have yet to properly get into the whole ‘moe’ thing. I managed Love Live and enjoyed it enough but the genre is still something that has largely eluded

The Galaxy Railways

The Galaxy Railways is one of those things that simply screams Japan – a hybrid of Mech with Flying Trains with a bit of Star Trek thrown in. Sounds ludicrous, but what we have is an incredibly well put together series that seemed to go completely

Death in Animation (Beware: Contains Spoilers)

Note: This contains mild to major spoilers for One Piece, Assassination Classroom, Gurren Lagann, Galaxy Railways along with Bambi, The Simpsons, South Park and more.  I write this article misty eyed, having witnessed the Going Merry take its final voyage. I must have witnessed this arc

In Defence Of – Keijo: Hip Whip Girl

Editor Note “In defence of” is a brand new article series in which we look at titles from all media that were criticised for whatever reason and champion them, standing up to the wave of overwhelming negativity. Whether the consensus was right to marginalise the

Are Anime DVDs too Expensive?

One of the things that is constantly remarked upon when it comes to watching anime is just how expensive it is to watch the shows we all know and love and sometimes it’s hard to disagree. However, with the advent of digital streaming and anime