Tag Archives: Japan

The Geek Show - S14E19 - Sunnycon 2017 Special

S14E19 – Sunnycon 2017 Special

It’s that time of the year again. People are converging on a famous stadium in Newcastle wearing the costumes of their heroes. There’s a tense atmosphere in the air as everyone waits for the action to start, but this is no game of football because

Rage

After his technically proficient remake of Clint Eastwood’s ‘Unforgiven’, Japanese-Korean director, Lee Sang-il, turns back to the author, Shuichi Yoshida, to film his latest novel, the one-worded ‘Rage’. This is not unfamiliar territory for Sang-il, he previously helmed Yoshida’s ‘Villain’ to great success in 2010

In This Corner of the World

It’s been a great past year for fans of Anime movies, with ‘Your Name’ taking the world by storm and being followed up by the equally impressive ‘A Silent Voice’ not long after. Thrown into the mix was new installments in the Yu-Gi-Oh, Fairy Tail

King of Tokyo

Ah, Tokyo. How many times has it been destroyed on film, in manga, or in anime? How many fictional giant monsters have rampaged through its streets, tossing cars aside like toys, causing wanton property damage, and showing a casual disregard for the proper use of

What we’d like to see on the Nintendo Switch

it’s safe to say that the Nintendo Switch has had a good start, with at least 2.7 million units shipped by the end of April and both The Legend of Zelda and Mario Kart 8: Deluxe boasting sales numbers the best in the series it

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

Pick of the Geek – Jagaaaaaan!

This is one of those strange manga where the name ensnared me and once I read on the plot had me. Relativity young, this manga only began back in February and is already shaping up to be a must read. Jagaaaaaan follows the life of

History Of Yu-Gi-Oh!

Yu-Gi-Oh! The almost legendary card game that seems to churn out new cards almost infinitely. For many, the Card Game adventures of Yugi Mutou and his friends are enough to send most anime and manga fans into a wave of nostalgia, as the series is

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