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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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Manga is Magnificent and Meaningful at the British Museum (event news).

March 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Manga is Magnificent and Meaningful at the British Museum (event news).

Visually immersive, in manga, the images rule supreme. The Japanese characters for manga actually translate as ‘pictures run riot’ or ‘pictures unbounded’. But how do you read it? And when did it emerge? You can find out at the British Museum‘s new upcoming manga exhibition – titled, rather appropriately, Manga – due to headline in […]

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Netflix supercharges its anime output.

March 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Netflix supercharges its anime output.

Netflix is partnering with production houses Anima, Sublimation, and David Production to up their anime output. These production houses and Netflix will create new anime including the animated series Altered Carbon: Resleeved from Anima. Altered Carbon is based on Netflix’s live action science fiction series (a second live action season is currently in production). Netflix […]

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Alita: Battle Angel [2019] (a film review by Frank Ochieng).

February 20, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Alita: Battle Angel [2019] (a film review by Frank Ochieng).

It should not be such a novelty act to witness resilient feminine empowerment at the helm of an adventurous SF-oriented manga film. It also should not be a curiosity as to why such an adventurous SF-oriented manga film be considered merely serviceable especially coming from the notable creative likes of heralded and profiled filmmakers James […]

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Attack on Titan season 3 second half: trailer.

February 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Attack on Titan season 3 second half: trailer.

That Attack on Titan fantasy-SF anime sure is some weird s%$^, with the surviving remnants of humanity holed up in a fallen-tech city-state and besieged by massive mutant things called – rather appropriately – Titans. Well the second part of the 3rd season is now upon us and out via, what, Netflix, I think – or maybe […]

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Pokemon Detective Pikachu (trailer: live action Pokemon film).

January 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Pokemon Detective Pikachu (trailer: live action Pokemon film).

Here’s the trailer for the live action Pokemon Detective Pikachu movie. The movie stars Ryan Reynolds as the voice of SFX’d Detective Pikachu (I can’t believe I’m writing this). In the Pokémon universe, Tim Goodman (actor Justice Smith) is a failed Pokémon Trainer and the son of detective Harry Goodman. When Tim’s pops disappears in […]

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20th Annual Animation Show Of Shows (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

December 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
20th Annual Animation Show Of Shows (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

There are two or three annual films showing generally in art house theatres. They are collections of animated films that go on tours. One is composed of the animated films or short films that are nominated for Academy Awards that year. ‘The Animation Show Of Shows’ is similar but different. It is just a good […]

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Neon Genesis Evangelion (trailer).

November 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Neon Genesis Evangelion (trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the new Neon Genesis Evangelion TV series from Netflix, coming your way as a 26 episode job in the Spring of 2019. If you ever wanted to know where the ‘inspiration’ for the Pacific Rim films came from, look no further, citizen.

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Ultraman (trailer).

November 27, 2018 | By | Reply More
Ultraman (trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the upcoming Ultraman series from Netflix. This one looks like it is blending CGI and trad animation, which is a style I’m never quite comfortable with, personally. Starts April 1st 2019.

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