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

Anime Review – Children Of The Sea

Children Of The Sea (Cert PG) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray - 2 Discs Ltd Ed Combo (Distributor: Anime Ltd) Running time: 111 minutes approx. Yes, I know there is a Dio-era Black Sabbath song of the same name so to save anyone time, it does not appear anywhere in this film, although there are similarities between … Continue reading Anime Review – Children Of The Sea

Anime Review – Human Lost

Human Lost (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 109 minutes approx. “For humans to be humans we need death” Strap yourselves in folks as we have another distinctly Japanese take on the existential dichotomy of humanity vs. technology - i.e. a convoluted sci-fi yarn set in a dystopian future where two … Continue reading Anime Review – Human Lost

Anime Review – The Demon Girl Next Door

The Demon Girl Next Door (Cert 12) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 302 minutes approx. Puberty! We’ve all been there - going to bed one night as a smooth skinned, worry free callow teenager, then wake up the next morning with horns growing out of our heads and long tail protruding from the … Continue reading Anime Review – The Demon Girl Next Door

Anime Review – ID: Invaded

ID: Invaded (Cert 18) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 323 minutes approx. Per Wikipedia: “The Id is the instinctual component of personality that is present at birth, and is the source of bodily needs and wants, emotional impulses and desires, especially aggression” In the future, the Mizuhanome System has been developed which … Continue reading Anime Review – ID: Invaded

3D Kanojo – Real Girl Collection Anime Review

3D Kanojo - Real Girl Collection (Cert 12) 3 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 563 minutes approx. Despite anime being immensely popular in Japan and across the globe, being an otaku is apparently enough to make you a social pariah on the same level as admitting to liking Mrs. Browns Boys. And romance? Forget … Continue reading 3D Kanojo – Real Girl Collection Anime Review

Is It Wrong To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? Season 2 Anime Review

Is It Wrong To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? Season 2 (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray/Ltd Edition 4 discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 325 minutes approx. Before we get into this review, I must warn you that I haven’t seen the first series of this fantasy harem show so my points of reference … Continue reading Is It Wrong To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon? Season 2 Anime Review

Anime Review – Steins;Gate: The Movie − Load Region of Déjà Vu

Steins;Gate: The Movie − Load Region of Déjà Vu (Cert 12) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 92 minutes approx. Messing about with the past doesn’t always guarantee the future will end up all rosy and problem free. The risks are inherent no matter how small or fleeting the changes made may be, … Continue reading Anime Review – Steins;Gate: The Movie − Load Region of Déjà Vu