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Gundam: real-scale walking mecha to become major Japanese tourist attraction (news).

January 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Gundam: real-scale walking mecha to become major Japanese tourist attraction (news).

If you like your Japanese mecha big, as in Gundam-size, then you’re in luck! The City of Yokohama in Japan is opening a tourist attraction which is basically a full-size Gundam base with a real-scale moving Gundam the same size as a NASA rocket launch gantry. They’re planning to open the site – called Gundam […]

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Away (2019) (animated film review).

December 1, 2019 | By | Reply More
Away (2019) (animated film review).

I settled down to watch ‘Away’, an animated feature film with anticipation. It’s not Disney and it’s not Manga, so it’s going to be different. It certainly is different. Before we get to commenting on the film let’s get the credits out of the way as it won’t take long. The film was written, directed, […]

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Ten Years with Hayao Miyazaki (interview/documentary – part one).

November 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ten Years with Hayao Miyazaki (interview/documentary – part one).

A behind-the-scenes examination of the genius of Japan’s best known anime film director and co-founder of Studio Ghibli, Hayao Miyazaki. Miyazaki allowed one lucky documentary filmmaker to shadow him at work, as he dreamed up characters and plot lines for what would become his 2008 flick, “Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea.” In this […]

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The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened (Netflix anime: trailer).

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened (Netflix anime: trailer).

Anime The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened is arriving December 30th 2019 on Netflix. Kusuo Saiki is a high school student who was born with psychic abilities, including telepathy, psychokinesis, teleportation, and other talents. Despite having all these powers, Saiki faces all kinds of hardships and tries to avoid attention as much as possible. […]

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Levius (Netflix anime: trailer).

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Levius (Netflix anime: trailer).

Levius is a new Netflix anime streaming on November 28th 2019 (based on the manga comic-book of the same name). With the casualties of war still haunting him, young Levius uses his prosthetic arm to take his fight into the brutal world of Mecha Boxing. 

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Eden (Netflix anime: trailer).

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Eden (Netflix anime: trailer).

Eden is an original anime from Netflix, arriving in 2020 by director Yasuhiro Irie (Fullmetal Alchemist), and designer Toshihiro Kawamoto (Cowboy Bebop). Thousands of years into the future, there are no more humans. Only robots live in the mechanical metropolis, Eden 3. Until, one day, two farming robots find a young human girl in the […]

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Ghost In The Shell (Netflix anime).

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ghost In The Shell (Netflix anime).

Netflix has a new anime coming to the streams next year … Ghost in the Shell: SAC 2045 (directed by Shinji Aramaki of Appleseed fame). In the year 2045, after global capitalism has defaulted, Japan’s elite Section 9 begins conducting covert cyber operations.

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Netflix version of Cowboy Bebop put on ice for nine months as star John Cho hurt on set (news).

October 19, 2019 | By | Reply More
Netflix version of Cowboy Bebop put on ice for nine months as star John Cho hurt on set (news).

The Netflix version of Cowboy Bebop has sadly been put on ice for nine months as star actor John Cho is hurt on set. Get better soon, John, and hope the series comes good in the end. https://deadline.com/2019/10/cowboy-bebop-netflix-series-shuts-down-production-7-9-months-hiatus-star-john-cho-on-set-injury-1202764024/ The Offworld Report – the best news off-world SFcrowsnest

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Enter The Anime (Netflix anime documentary: tight or tripe?)

August 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Enter The Anime (Netflix anime documentary: tight or tripe?)

There’s a new documentary out on Netflix called Enter The Anime, which has Tania Nolan looking to explain anime’s popularity by interviewing Shinji Aramaki, Kôzô Morishita and Yoko Takahashi, the creators behind Castlevania, Aggretsuko and Kengan Ashura. It’s been rather slated by some fans complaining that all of the interviewees have worked on Netflix-licensed anime […]

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Neon Genesis Evangelion to air on Netflix.

March 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Neon Genesis Evangelion to air on Netflix.

If you like your anime TV in classic-big mecha style, then the appearance of Neon Genesis Evangelion on Netflix this Summer will undoubtedly warm the seat of your massive fighting robot. Yes, the go-live date on Netflix is now officially June 21st 2019. It might even be worth sacrificing a few sunny days outside in […]

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