Tag Archives: High School

Dr. Stone – The Next Big Thing

Let’s face it we’ve seen almost everything covered in Shonen. From Ninjas to Pirates to many, many variations of Shinigami; if you name something it’s likely been done to death. However, not many series have looked at the Stone Age. A mysterious event causes everyone

The Geek Show - A Conversation About Danganronpa V3 - Killing Harmony

A Conversation About Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony

Rob and Mark are in session with the latest addition to the surreal and psychotic visual novel franchise that made Monokuma a star and popularised the school-based killing game sub-genre in anime, manga and video games. So can Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony stand up to

Review: ReLIFE

January rolls on and catch-up season is in full swing. First on my list of things I didn’t watch in 2016 was ReLIFE, and yet another high school romcom. What makes ReLIFE any different to the God only knows how many other shows in the

Skip Beat!

There are many ways to describe me but ‘up-to-date’ is rarely one of them. A large chunk of what I consume comes from end year ‘Best Of’ lists and the generally accepted classics. This is especially true when it comes to anime, rather than watching

Han Gong-Ju

The Korean New Wave was defined by three directors, Kim Jee-Woon, Park Chan-Wook, and Bong Joon-Ho. With the three being courted to foreign climes the international stature of this national wave of cinema has atrophied. Korean cinema isn’t the cool new thing it used to

Lesson of Evil

Between his flirtation with every genre under the sun and his prolific nature, there is absolutely no else in the world like Takashi Miike. For a while now, he has been maturing as a director, seeking more than the exploitation films he made his name