MIB’s Top Ten Films Of 2018

  It’s becoming something of cliché to begin every year-end retrospective with the phrase “it’s been an interesting/funny year in (insert genre here) …”  but the reality is that the predictability in the film world, especially where the box office is concerned, has stepped aside to allow for a few surprises. Whether this is down … Continue reading MIB’s Top Ten Films Of 2018

MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2018 (Japan)

  As sure as night follows day and sun follows rain, you can be sure that there will never be a break from new anime series appearing every year in Japan, which of course is a good thing for us fans. Without wishing to sound like a downer though, there is the usual caveat that … Continue reading MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2018 (Japan)

MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2018 (UK)

  2018 has been a funny year for anime and for your truly in reviewing the new releases that make it to UK shores. A number of great shows came our way, including a few classics that had hitherto remained in license limbo, but the overall quality of these new releases was variable to the … Continue reading MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2018 (UK)

MIB’s Top Ten Films Of 2017

It’s the same thing every year - the prospect of having a solid list of films to chose from in compiling what I feel are the standouts at the end of this twelve month period seems to reveal itself closer and closer to the deadline. 2017 however appeared to buck this trend with a run … Continue reading MIB’s Top Ten Films Of 2017

MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2015 (Japan)

Once again the Japanese anime industry has been busy in presenting us a slew of new titles to enjoy alongside the hardy perennials and a few more recent franchises getting the sequel treatment. 2015 might not have been a vintage for new anime with the scope of truly fresh ideas seemingly narrowing even further as … Continue reading MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2015 (Japan)

MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2015 (UK)

2015 has been an interesting and eventful year for anime fans in the UK and not just because a slew of titles have arrived on our shelves much sooner after their Japanese TV debuts but ANOTHER new anime distribution label joined established heavy hitters Manga, MVM and Anime Ltd/All The Anime to help spread the … Continue reading MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2015 (UK)

MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2014 (UK)

  Over the past few years it has been heavily postulated that the rise of streaming and fan subbed anime would be the death of the physical release for international fans – after all, we can now get to see the most of the hot new shows literally hours after they air on TV in … Continue reading MIB’s Top Ten Anime of 2014 (UK)