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. Release Date: May 24th 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 … Continue reading Anime Review – Paranoia Agent Collector’s Edition

Tokyo Godfathers

Tokyo Godfathers (Cert 12) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 92 minutes approx. Satoshi Kon is recognised for his reality bending psychological thrillers like Perfect Blue and Paprika, yet the palpable empathy for his characters hints at Kon’s sensitive side. Perhaps fittingly, Kon’s most affecting work is a tale that eschews his usual … Continue reading Tokyo Godfathers

Paprika

Paprika (Cert 15) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 91 minutes approx.    The third and final classic film to be rescued from the vaults and given a Blu-ray makeover from Manga Entertainment is the final film released during the lifetime of the late, great Satoshi Kon. The visionary director died aged … Continue reading Paprika

Roujin Z

Roujin Z (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Manga Entertainment/Kaze UK) Running time: 80 minutes approx. In a near future Japan, to combat the growing burden on hospital staff to tend to the elderly, the Ministry of Public Welfare has sanctioned the development of an all purpose, nuclear powered, automated bed named the Z-0001, hailed as … Continue reading Roujin Z