Isn’t Anyone Alive?

Sōgo Ishii or as he now known Gakuryū Ishii, is one of the many eccentric visualists of Japanese cinema, with films like Electric Dragon 80,000v. With his latest film, based on a stage play by Shirô Maeda, in isn’t anyone alive? The director has calmed

Petty Romance

Japan isn’t the only country in South-East Asia to have a large comic book and animation industry, South Korea does too. It’s that background what informs the meet cute of Kim Jung-Hoon’s romantic comedy, Petty Romance. Struggling manhwa (Korean comic) artist Jeong Bae (Lee Sun-Kyun) finds out

Kotoko

Kotoko is the latest film from Japanese auteur and grandmaster of the disturbing, Shin’ya Tsukamoto. In the film, Japanese folk musician Cocco stars as the titular character that sees many people twice, one good the other bad, unable to tell the difference between the imaginary

S05E09 – Superbyte & Chiptunes Special 3

Apologies for the rather long delay, and welcome to our third adventure into the creative world of Chiptunes! TGS – S05E09 – Superbyte & Chiptunes Special 3 Aside from our usual ramblings and bickering this wonderfully chippy episode also includes an interview with Greig “Theremin Hero”

TGS – S05E08 – Abunai Con 2012

On this episode Phil returns from his amazing adventures in the Netherlands where he had a whole lot of fun at Abunai 2012. Before we get into that though, what is Abunai Con? Well, it’s the Netherland’s largest residential anime, manga and Japanese culture convention,

S05E07 – Swing When You’re Winning

On this swashbuckling episode we take a stab at swords, swordplay, swordsmen, and things of a bladed nature. Join the four geeketeers as we look at the demise of fencing in Western cinema, ask if modern games are able to handle complex sword mechanics, and

TGS – S05E06 – Edinburgh, Amecon and Stuff

Sorry about the delay. Too much to do and too little time. Everyone returns this week so we get Harry to recount his adventures at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, talk to Phil and Becca about AmeCon, and take the opportunity to have a good old

TGS – S05E05 – Aaand …. Relax

Apologies for the ongoing delays with the downloads. We’ll be back on track soon. On this episode we decide to take things down a notch as we find explore the world of relaxing media. Chill out with us as we discuss what to watch at

S05E04 – Jackanory

Everything has a story – even if you don’t see or understand it, and this week we decide to take a look at what they mean for popular media. Join us as we find out if a blockbuster movie needs a plot, what a set-up

S05E03 – 100th Episode Special

Born from an egg on a mountain top … Sorry. Wrong show. Welcome to the 100th episode of The Geek Show – the UK’s best, live FM radio broadcast dedicated to all things geek, and what a ride it’s been so far. From our humble