Anime Review – Why The Hell Are You Here Teacher!? Collection

Why The Hell Are You Here Teacher!? Collection (Cert 18) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 163 minutes approx. It is a universal truth that when kids leave school at the end of the day, the last thing they want to see is their teacher. At least in worlds that exist outside of anime, … Continue reading Anime Review – Why The Hell Are You Here Teacher!? Collection

Anime Review – Zoku Owarimonogatari

Zoku Owarimonogatari (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 158 minutes approx. “I’m finally finishing the story that went on for so long.” And about bloody time too! Yes, I know I am in the minority when it comes to not getting on with the Monogatari franchise but this is my site and … Continue reading Anime Review – Zoku Owarimonogatari

Anime Review – Rosario + Vampire Complete Collection

Rosario + Vampire Complete Collection (Cert 15) 4 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 645 minutes approx. This Blu-ray reissue of the fan service heavy fantasy harem comedy compiles both series of Rosario + Vampire into one handy box set. Aside from an upgraded HD transfer there is nothing else that is new, whilst the … Continue reading Anime Review – Rosario + Vampire Complete Collection

Anime Review – Killing Bites Collection

Killing Bites Collection (Cert 18) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 300 minutes approx. We humans, as Darwin proposed, are descended from animals, well mostly primates, but that might explain why we have such affinity with them as pets or marvelling at them as wildlife. Ideally, the connection should end there but fiction has … Continue reading Anime Review – Killing Bites Collection

Anime Review – Lord El-Melloi II’s Case Files Collection

Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files Collection (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 333 minutes approx. This series has a rather deceptive title that could cost it some fan interest if the name of the protagonist isn’t instantly recognisable. The eponymous Lord El-Melloi II began life as a side character in the expansive … Continue reading Anime Review – Lord El-Melloi II’s Case Files Collection

Anime Review – Owarimonogatari Part 3

Owarimonogatari Part 3 (Episodes 14-20)(Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 169 minutes approx. Just to show how cruel Nisio Isin is, Owarimonogatari translates to “End Story” yet this franchise continues with STILL more to come, I suspect just to annoy me. And if this series was confusing enough, the third instalment of … Continue reading Anime Review – Owarimonogatari Part 3

Anime Review – Koyomimonogatari

Koyomimonogatari (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 153 minutes approx. Somebody up there must hate me. Regular readers will know I have never been able to connect with the Monogatari franchise therefore whenever a new title was sent to me for review it filled me with dread. It’s been almost two years … Continue reading Anime Review – Koyomimonogatari

Anime Review – Kandagawa Jet Girls Collection

Kandagawa Jet Girls Collection (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 320 minutes approx. Question: how much of a surprise would it be to learn that jet racing is a thing in Japan, with high school clubs, local, and national championships? If the answer is “Not really” then you would be less surprised … Continue reading Anime Review – Kandagawa Jet Girls Collection

Anime Review – Paranoia Agent Collector’s Edition

Paranoia Agent Collector’s Edition (Cert 18) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 339 minutes approx. Stress is a dangerous feeling, one that can cripple and harm in ways we may not be fully aware of. It can make people behave uncharacteristically and make crucial mistakes in desperation, creating needless trauma with far reaching consequences. … Continue reading Anime Review – Paranoia Agent Collector’s Edition

Anime Review – Chidori RSC Collection

Chidori RSC Collection (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 297 minutes approx. Japanese high schools must be the most active places on earth even for those with the most obscure interests. As we have seen via anime, they have after school clubs for chess, music, sports, tea drinking, UFO spotting, ghost hunting, … Continue reading Anime Review – Chidori RSC Collection