Asura Cryin’ Collection

Asura Cryin' Collection (Cert 15) 3 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 640 minutes approx. Release Date: October 28th    Picture the scene - sci-fi light novelist Gakuto Mikumo has had a few bottles of sake with a fellow writer who opines out loud “I wonder how many genres can be packed into a single … Continue reading Asura Cryin’ Collection

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The Fish Child (El niño pez)

The Fish Child (El niño pez) Argentina (2009) Dir. Lucía Puenzo Love, apparently, knows no boundaries, be it is age, race, gender, or nationality though in some cases, obstacles are almost assured. One potential interference is class and social status, where the rich and privileged wouldn’t dream of letting their children fraternise with the lower … Continue reading The Fish Child (El niño pez)

The Tag-Along (Hong yi xiao nu hai)

The Tag-Along (Hong yi xiao nu hai) Taiwan (2015) Dir. Cheng Wei-hao Asian horror cinema has created a niche of its own over the last two decades though Taiwan hasn’t embraced this genre as much as its neighbours have. Better late than never, they join the fray, and like many of its Asian contemporaries, the … Continue reading The Tag-Along (Hong yi xiao nu hai)

Black Clover Season 1 Part 5

Black Clover Season 1 Part 5 (Episodes 40-51) (Cert 12) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 286 minutes approx. Release Date: October 14th  It took a while but we have finally established the antagonists for the Magic Knights of Clover Kingdom in the form of the Eye Of The Midnight Sun group, and … Continue reading Black Clover Season 1 Part 5

Eromanga Sensei Part 2

Eromanga Sensei Part 2 (Episodes 7-12) (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 142 minutes approx. Release Date: October 14th    You may recall I wasn’t so keen on the first half of this series due to it ruining a perfectly viable premise by turning into a lewd ecchi-fest which sexualised pre-pubescent girls, … Continue reading Eromanga Sensei Part 2

Okko’s Inn

Okko’s Inn (Cert PG) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 95 minutes approx. Release Date: October 7th Helping others to help yourself is a proven therapeutic way to assist you in getting over your problems though it may not be so obvious at the time. But people handle their grief differently and whether they … Continue reading Okko’s Inn

Fate/Apocrypha Part 1

Fate/Apocrypha Part 1 (Episodes 1-12) (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 285 minutes approx. Release Date: September 30th    It is very likely that the arrival of this particular title will engender one of two reactions from the anime fandom - either “Yay! Another Fate release” or “Huh? Another Fate release?”. Already … Continue reading Fate/Apocrypha Part 1