Category Archives: Animation

ZOINKS! The Winchesters Get Animated

When your show gets to 13 seasons looking for ideas to keep it fresh and entertaining can be hard to come by. Not for Supernatural, the show about angels, demons, heaven, and hell etc will be crossing paths with some meddlesome kids as Scooby and

The Red Turtle Coming to Cinemas in the UK

Almost one year following its resounding success at the 2016 Cannes film festival this studio Ghibli movie if finally coming to our shores.   The Red Turtle is about a man is shipwrecked on a beautiful island devoid of humans and must make the most

Digimon Tri (Reunion)

This week we will see another trip down memory lane and these days it seems they have built a high-speed mag-lev train so people can escape the modern day. This trip takes us back to Digimon and we follow the old cast from the original

Special Screenings of A Silent Voice Announced

On Tuesday 16th May, ‘A Silent Voice’ will screen in select Showcase Cinemas for those who are Hard of Hearing, allowing them to experience the full film, including sounds, music, and noises – this is one of the first anime films to do so in

Which Pokemon Movie Do Fans Consider the Best?

A recent poll held in Japan was held on what fans believe is the best theatrical movie release. 2018 will be the 20th anniversary of the first Pokemon movie Mewtwo Strikes Back. The first Pokemon movie grossed over $163million and was considered a huge box

Miss Kobayashi Dragon Maid

At the back end of 2016, I caught wind of this anime, Miss Kobayashi Dragon Maid, and the preview was a dragon becomes a maid/slave to a salary woman. It was pretty tame compared to the bizarre real life of 2016 but we suspected it would

Nanbaka Season 2

If you haven’t read my review of the first season of Nanbaka you can do so here. Welcome back for season 2 of Nanbaka the prison based gag anime which follows the exploits of 4 prisoners from the world’s most heavily guarded prison, all of

Fuuka

I’ll be straight with you, being a mackem this anime attracted me because the title sounds like regional slang, you can see it too don’t lie. Looking closer you’ll be pleasantly surprised to discover this is a sequel to Suzuka. If you haven’t seen Suzuka

Eureka Seven AO

Building on an existing storyline isn’t an easy thing to do – especially when the ending of the original tale has a degree of finality to it. That doesn’t stop people making the attempt though, and nowhere is this more prominent than in the world

Dusk Maiden of Amnesia

Mixing very different themes together can sometimes produce surprising results, but there’s a big risk involved with this approach to storytelling, and original concepts that are formed using this process often fall at the first hurdle. There are always exceptions to this guideline, but in