Starmyu Season 1 Collection

Starmyu Season 1 Collection (Cert PG) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 285 minutes approx. Release Date: March 18th   Japanese idol groups - multi-headed beasts whose rhythmic movements to music and colourful appearances have captivated audiences of otaku and music fans alike in Nippon for generations - have been the subject of many … Continue reading Starmyu Season 1 Collection

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Princess Principal Collection

Princess Principal Collection (Cert 12) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 303 minutes approx. Release Date: March 18th   I don’t have much time for our royal family, as treacherous as that may sound, but I can guarantee that the Princess Charlotte of Cambridge fawned over by our press will never be as cool … Continue reading Princess Principal Collection

Scum’s Wish Collection

Scum’s Wish Collection (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 293 minutes approx. Release Date: March 11th   Love or lust - there a difference? Ordinarily the answer would be “yes” be we humans are curious beast and often tend to get things like this easily mixed up. At what point, do we … Continue reading Scum’s Wish Collection

Vatican Miracle Examiner Collection

Vatican Miracle Examiner Collection (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 321 minutes approx. Release Date: February 25th   Religious themed anime aren’t as plentiful as mecha, slice-of-life, or harem comedies, since the Japanese view Christianity a little differently than here in the west. Therefore, when they do use it is as central … Continue reading Vatican Miracle Examiner Collection

Armed Girl’s Machiavellism

Armed Girl’s Machiavellism (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 321 minutes approx. Release Date: February 4th   For some teenage boys, being sent to an all girls’ school would probably be his every (wet) dream come true and with anime being what it is, you know exactly the sort of girls that … Continue reading Armed Girl’s Machiavellism

Naruto Shippuden Collection 35

Naruto Shippuden Collection 35 (Episodes 445-458) (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 330 minutes approx. Release Date: February 11th It’s got to the point now that being sarcastic about how coverage of the Fourth Great Ninja War has been interrupted for more filler stories is proving as difficult for me as it … Continue reading Naruto Shippuden Collection 35

Flavours Of Youth (Si shi qing chun/Shikioriori)

Flavours Of Youth (Si shi qing chun/Shikioriori) China/Japan (2018) Dirs. Li Haoling, Jiaoshou Yi Xiaoxing & Yoshitaka Takeuchi  I suppose we should blame Proust. If it wasn’t for the seminal Madeline cake chapter in his classic masterwork À la recherché du temps perdu the idea of food or other everyday objects being stirring mnemonics to … Continue reading Flavours Of Youth (Si shi qing chun/Shikioriori)