Princess Principal Collection

Princess Principal Collection (Cert 12) 2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 303 minutes approx. 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 or as productive as the … Continue reading Princess Principal Collection

Naruto Shippuden Collection 33

Naruto Shippuden Collection 33 (Episodes 416-430) (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 353 minutes approx. Regular readers of this site (both of you) should already know the formula for my reviews for Naruto Shippuden during the current and much disrupted Fourth Great Ninja War story arc - moan about how much of … Continue reading Naruto Shippuden Collection 33

Naruto Shippuden Collection 31

Naruto Shippuden Collection 31 (Episodes 388-401) (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 306 minutes approx. Oh Naruto, why must you tease us so? We’ve only just resumed the Fourth Great Ninja War (again!) and yet you still desert us just as things get good. Yes, it’s another one of those releases folks. … Continue reading Naruto Shippuden Collection 31

The Postman Strikes Back (Xun cheng ma)

The Postman Strikes Back (Xun cheng ma) Hong Kong (1982) Dir. Ronny Yu I might as well tell you now, the titular postman isn’t your average Royal Mail worker seeking revenge against the noisy terrier at No. 27 that has a habit of jumping up at the door every time he makes a delivery. Nor … Continue reading The Postman Strikes Back (Xun cheng ma)

Boruto – Naruto The Movie

Boruto - Naruto The Movie (Cert 12) 1 Disc (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running Time: 95 Minutes approx. The timing of the UK release for this Naruto spin-off film is intriguing in that it is one massive spoiler for how the Shippuden series concludes, despite 140-odd episodes still left to run here. Then again, the previous … Continue reading Boruto – Naruto The Movie

Naruto Shippuden Collection 28

Naruto Shippuden Collection 28 (Episodes 349-361) (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 306 minutes approx. This latest instalment of Naruto Shippuden sails very close to being reported for false advertising as the titular hero is hardly in it! Aside from two blink-and-you’ve-missed-them cameos, Naruto only appears in the final episode, and even … Continue reading Naruto Shippuden Collection 28

Kill Me Baby Collection

Kill Me Baby Collection (Cert 12) 3 Discs DVD/2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 334 minutes approx. When it comes to adapting four panel manga strips - the equivalent of the comic strips in our daily newspapers - into an anime series, the format follows one of two directions: either a fully-fledged sequential storyline … Continue reading Kill Me Baby Collection

Naruto The Movie – Road To Ninja

Naruto The Movie - Road To Ninja (Cert PG) 1 Disc (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 106 minutes approx. They say a change of scenery does you good but that isn’t quite the experience for the fiery ninja and close friend Sakura in this ninth big screen adventure. Set in between the Kage Summit and … Continue reading Naruto The Movie – Road To Ninja

Ninja In The Dragon’s Den (Long zhi ren zhe)

Ninja In The Dragon's Den (Long zhi ren zhe) Hong Kong (1982) Dir. Corey Yuen It seems that no form of entertainment is immune to a portion of its fan base harbouring a devoted fondness for the product of years gone by, usually from the period in which they were first introduced to it. With … Continue reading Ninja In The Dragon’s Den (Long zhi ren zhe)

Naruto Shippuden Collection 18

Naruto Shippuden Collection 18 (Episodes 219-231) (Cert 12) 2 Discs (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 294 minutes approx.  After the intense happenings during the Five Kage Summit it’s necessary for our ninja hero and his fellow clan members to experience a little down time in order to digest everything that has taken place, since the … Continue reading Naruto Shippuden Collection 18