Himizu

After March 2011, director Sion Sono volunteered in Fukushima to do his bit. This postponed the production of his latest project. Afterwards he altered his script of Minoru Furuya’s manga to show the world what really happened that day. Also following on from his ‘hate’

TGS – S05E01 – War

This week marks the start of our fifth series, and we’ve got some big things lined up over the coming months – the first one being our 100th episode! To kick things off we’ve decided to take a look at one of mankind’s greatest pastimes, so

Full Metal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos

Dairy farming isn’t something that one would normally associate with anime and manga, especially as there’s nothing really entertaining about looking after or milking cows. There is, however, a rather improbable connection between these seemingly disparate industries, and nowhere is this more apparent than when

The Editors

Some of you may remember that during our coverage of the delightful Sunnycon we talked to Davy Shirley, creator of the Fera webcomic, about his and dark fiction writer Paul Burr’s upcoming project “The Editors”. “When the world goes into crisis and is too far

Probably the best reading of Star Wars – EVER!

Over the years there have been numerous parodies and re-imaginations of the Star Wars trilogy – the original one that is, not the one that starts with the Jar-Jar love-fest. Robot Chicken, Family Guy, and even the mighty Spaceballs, took the story and made it

Guilty Crown

Many people are aware of the financial problems faced by the anime industry, and one of the methods that studios have adopted over recent years to try to shore up their crumbling foundations is to adapt popular manga, games, and more recently, Western comics. This

War of the Arrows

Director Han-min Kim’s film The War of the Arrows is something of a rarity in the international reputation of Korean cinema as its focus lies on the second Manchurian invasion of Korea, the Joseon Kingdom in particular. In layman’s terms, the War of the Arrows is about the second

Google Zerg Rush

Zerg Rush is the latest addition to a long list of google easter-eggs hidden in its search engine, introducing an addictive mini-game in which o’s eat your search results. Upon searching for Zerg Rush in the google search engine, your screen is assaulted by ‘o’s

Bethesda’s New Title – Dishonored

You are the once-trusted bodyguard of the beloved Empress. Framed for her murder, you become an infamous assassin, known only by the disturbing mask that has become your calling card. In a time of uncertainty, when the city is being besieged by plague and ruled

Interview: Josie Long

In the cozy and crowded Basement Bar of the City Screen venue in York, I managed to grab 15 minutes of Josie Long’s time to talk about women, cake, Doctor Who, magazines and touring. It was a mad dash to get through a load of