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

Anime Review – Yuuna And The Haunted Hot Springs Collection

Yuuna And The Haunted Hot Springs Collection (Cert 18) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 285 minutes approx. A visit to the hot springs is, along with the beach outing, a staple of comedy anime as it provides the writers an excuse to offer some fan service to spice things up a little and … Continue reading Anime Review – Yuuna And The Haunted Hot Springs Collection

Anime Review – Z/X Code reunion Collection

Z/X Code reunion Collection (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 303 minutes approx. If we were to take anime seriously, then Japan has probably stumbled onto something in that instead of vast military power and nuclear weapons, all you actually need to defend the planet is a group of cute schoolgirls with … Continue reading Anime Review – Z/X Code reunion Collection

Anime Review – After The Rain Collection

After The Rain Collection (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 293 minutes approx. May to December relationships always court controversy among those on the outside, evolving into full-blown scandal depending on how large the age gap is, and where the scale begins. After The Rain based on the manga Koi wa Ameagari … Continue reading Anime Review – After The Rain Collection

Anime Review – Birthday Wonderland

Birthday Wonderland (Cert PG) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray / 2 Discs Combo Collector’s Edition (Distributor: Anime Ltd.) Running time: 115 minutes approx. Isn’t it funny how kids can’t wait to grow and do all the things adults do that seem cool and liberating, yet when it comes to the responsibility of being an adult, they don’t … Continue reading Anime Review – Birthday Wonderland

Moribito: Guardian Of The Spirit Collection

Moribito: Guardian Of The Spirit Collection (Cert 12) 4 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 702 minutes approx. A blast from the past for some of you, this fantasy adventure was first released a decade ago but on DVD only. MVM have now brought it back with a shiny new HD transfer on Blu-ray and … Continue reading Moribito: Guardian Of The Spirit Collection

O Maidens In Your Savage Season Collection

O Maidens In Your Savage Season Collection (Cert 18) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 303 minutes approx. “Girls think about sex too!” After years of slice-of-life anime series convincing us that all Japanese high school girls are chaste, virtuous and largely asexual, it seems the current trend is dispel this myth and instead … Continue reading O Maidens In Your Savage Season Collection

Revue Starlight Collector’s Collection

Revue Starlight Collector’s Collection (Cert PG) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 301 minutes approx.   No doubt you have seen TV talent shows like The X Factor, The Voice, et al, and thought the audition process seemed quite demanding and often unforgiving on the poor saps desperate for their fifteen minutes of fame. Well, … Continue reading Revue Starlight Collector’s Collection

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid (Cert 12) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 310 minutes approx.  In the same week MVM releases Mysteria Friends in the UK about the friendship (and possibly more) between a young human girl and a dragon girl, Manga Entertainment also bring us a show with a similar premise - … Continue reading Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid

Mysteria Friends Collector’s Edition

Mysteria Friends Collector’s Edition (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 152 minutes approx. I must apologise in advance for the excessive filibustering present in this review but the title under discussion doesn’t give me much to work with, and since I set myself a 1000 word limit for each review, I don’t … Continue reading Mysteria Friends Collector’s Edition