Accel World Complete Collection

Accel World Complete Collection (Cert 15) 4 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 571 minutes approx. I hope you’ll forgive the fact that this is one of the laziest reviews ever posted on this site because this title is a re-release of one already reviewed upon its original release back in 2014. Accel World is … Continue reading Accel World Complete Collection

Gatchaman Crowds Insight

Gatchaman Crowds Insight (Cert 12) 2 Discs Blu-ray/3 Discs DVD Combo (Distributor: Animatsu Entertainment) Running Time: 321 Minutes Approx. Ordinarily I would open a review of a sequel with the stalwart proclamation of “They’re back!” or a similar cliché but in this instance, it would require you, dear reader, to cast your mind back to … Continue reading Gatchaman Crowds Insight

Serial Experiments Lain Collector’s Edition

Serial Experiments Lain Collector's Edition (Cert 12) 3 Discs DVD/Blu-ray Combo (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 310 minutes approx. MVM’s occasional trip back into the archives resurrects a polarising cyberpunk classic that is both a product of its time yet prescient in its depiction of the Internet. This re-release reduces the DVD disc count to just … Continue reading Serial Experiments Lain Collector’s Edition

DRAMAtical Murder

DRAMAtical Murder (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray/3 Discs DVD (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 332 minutes approx. “What the heck is going on?” Those words are spoken by the protagonist of this futuristic mystery drama, Aoba Seragaki, in episode two yet even after completing the hole series plus bonus OVA episode, one might be tempted … Continue reading DRAMAtical Murder

Log Horizon Series 2 Part 2

Log Horizon Series 2 Part 2 (Episode 14-25) (Cert 12) 3 Discs DVD/2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 312 minutes approx. The second season of this fantasy series concerning MMORPG players trapped inside a  game rumbles along with this concluding volume, and after being held against their will as virtual reality avatars, the cast … Continue reading Log Horizon Series 2 Part 2

Log Horizon Series 2 Part 1

Log Horizon Series 2 Part 1 (Episode 1-13) (Cert 12) 3 Discs DVD/2 Discs Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 338 minutes approx. Before diving into the second season of this fantasy series featuring a group of MMORPG players trapped inside the game Elder Tale, it is advised to reacquaint yourself with the first season, either … Continue reading Log Horizon Series 2 Part 1

Expelled From Paradise

Expelled From Paradise (Cert 15) 2 Discs Blu-ray/DVD Combo (Distributor: All The Anime) Running time: 103 minutes approx. Cyber hacking has become a major global problem ever since the rise of the internet and mobile phone technology of the past twenty years, so how ironic would it be that one solution to this issue would … Continue reading Expelled From Paradise

No Game No Life

No Game No Life (Cert 15) 2 Discs DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 294 minutes approx. If there is one subgenre in anime which is currently being milked for all it is worth it is the “gamers enter a virtual world” concept, with the likes of Sword Art Online, Log Horizon and Accel World spearheading … Continue reading No Game No Life

Log Horizon Part 2

Log Horizon Part 2 (Episodes 14-25) (Cert PG) 2 Discs (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 322 minutes approx.  It’s back to the virtual reality world of the fantasy game Elder Tale in which an entire community of intrepid gamers have been trapped. Picking up the story right where we left it and the end of volume … Continue reading Log Horizon Part 2

Accel World Part 2

Accel World Part 2 (Episodes 13-24) (Cert 15) 2 Discs (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 273 minutes approx.  We return to the suddenly exciting life of tubby school boy loser Haruyuki “Haru” Arita whose prowess in the virtual reality world of video games has earned him the friendship of school Student Council Vice-President Kuroyukihime. Together they … Continue reading Accel World Part 2