Dragonball Super Movie: Broly

Dragonball Super Movie: Broly (Cert PG) 1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray - 2 Disc Blu-ray Steelbook (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 101 minutes approx  The creation of Akira Toriyama shows no signs of letting up 35 years on from debuting as a manga and 33 years after the first TV anime adaptation. If further proof were needed … Continue reading Dragonball Super Movie: Broly

My Hero Academia Season 3 Part 1

My Hero Academia Season 3 Part 1 (Episodes 39-50)(Cert 15) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 286 minutes approx. It’s back to school for season 3 of My Hero Academia but as we know, the U.A. High School for Heroes is no ordinary place of education. It nurtures the next generation of super-powered … Continue reading My Hero Academia Season 3 Part 1

The Seven Swords

The Seven Swords China (2019) Dir. Francis Nam Chi-Wai This is something of anomaly for me as I can’t find any sufficient information about this wu xia fantasy film at all online. Aside from the poster, a trailer, and ironically, the film itself, The Seven Swords is shrouded in mystery - it doesn’t even have … Continue reading The Seven Swords

The Ancient Magus’ Bride Part 1

The Ancient Magus’ Bride Part 1 (Episodes 1-12) (Cert 15) 4 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 290 minutes approx Judging by this first instalment of this dark fantasy series, the title The Ancient Magus’ Bride feels a little misleading as no marriage has taken place yet; scratch that, there hasn’t even been … Continue reading The Ancient Magus’ Bride Part 1

Fighting With My Family

Fighting With My Family (Cert 12A) US/UK (2019) Dir. Stephen Merchant It’s tough being a knowledgeable fan of the subject of a biopic, as it requires the special skill to divorce oneself from being irked by the liberties taken with the story and the inaccuracy of the details and accept you are watching a dramatisation. … Continue reading Fighting With My Family

Bleach

Bleach Japan (2018) Dir. Shinsuke Sato  I apologise for the ensuing fan boy ramblings you are about to read, but Bleach is one of my favourite ever anime series, making it very difficult to appraise this live action adaptation without regular comparisons to the expected differences and liberties taken during the transition between the two … Continue reading Bleach

Black Clover Season 1 Part 1

Black Clover Season 1 Part 1 (Episodes 1-10) (Cert 12) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Sony Pictures) Running time: 239 minutes approx.  I wonder how many anime and manga fans watched their favourite shows or read their favourite strips, thought to themselves “I could do that” then went ahead and created their own story, blissfully unaware … Continue reading Black Clover Season 1 Part 1

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

Love On Delivery (Poh wai ji wong)

Love On Delivery (Poh wai ji wong) Hong Kong (1994) Dirs. Stephen Chow & Lee Lik-Chi Stephen Chow has been the most prominent name in off-the-wall comedy from Hong Kong for two decades yet very few of his films have made it to the UK. Luckily for us, Amazon Prime have got their hands on … Continue reading Love On Delivery (Poh wai ji wong)

Yusibu Collection

Yusibu Collection (Cert 15) 2 Discs DVD / Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 296 minutes approx. You know how it goes - one minute you’re fighting an eternal battle against the mighty Demon King to save the world from his tyranny and the destruction of humankind then, when victory is yours and there is no … Continue reading Yusibu Collection