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Super Crooks (Netflix superhero anime series: 1st trailer).

September 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Super Crooks (Netflix superhero anime series: 1st trailer).

Here’s the first trailer for the superhero cartoon series, Super Crooks, produced in anime style and written – rather unusually – for Netflix by Mark Millar. A down on his luck criminal called Johnny Bolt must hire a crew for one last heist. Think of this as a super-powered heist story with eight super-villains and […]

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Cowboy Bebop (Netflix anime live action scifi adapation: opening sequence teaser).

September 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Cowboy Bebop (Netflix anime live action scifi adapation: opening sequence teaser).

Cowboy Bebop is a new live-action scifi anime adapation from Netflix – concerning three futuristic bounty hunters, known as “cowboys,” who are attempting to escape their odd pasts. Spike Spiegel (John Cho), Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir), and Faye Valentine (Daniella Pineda) form a disfunctional team eager to hunt down the galaxy’s most dangerous criminals – […]

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Star Wars Visions (the Disney Plus Star Wars anime TV series: reviewed).

September 23, 2021 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Visions (the Disney Plus Star Wars anime TV series: reviewed).

The Dark Lord is back with us to tell us what he thought of Star Wars Visions, the Japanese-American anime anthology series on Disney+. The series, which is produced by Lucasfilm Animation, comprises of nine short films created by seven Japanese animation studios: Kamikaze Douga, Studio Colorido, Geno Studio, Trigger, Kinema Citrus, Production I.G, and […]

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Star Wars Visions: the official Star Wars anime series (trailer).

August 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Visions: the official Star Wars anime series (trailer).

Here’s a trailer for the new Star Wars TV series, Star Wars Visions, which is an anime version/take of the SW Universe, created for the Japanese and anime fans around the globe. This oddity will be hitting Disney Plus on September 22nd 2021.

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Inside the Tokyo Akihabara’s anime stores (video).

June 22, 2021 | By | Reply More
Inside the Tokyo Akihabara’s anime stores (video).

Let’s take a visit through the anime stores of that most geekiest of areas, Tokyo’s Akihabara district. Hey, it’s like we’re really there!

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What’s it like to work as an anime and manga figure sculptor? (video)

June 20, 2021 | By | Reply More
What’s it like to work as an anime and manga figure sculptor? (video)

There’s a whole universe of manga/anime figures available on the shelves of model and toy stores in Japan. And you know what, some lucky bugger has the job of designing and making them. In this case, a chap called Sho who works as a model sculptor at the Good Smile Company in the world’s geekiest area – […]

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Space Battleship Yamato 2205 (aka new Starblazers) is on the way! Trailer.

June 15, 2021 | By | Reply More
Space Battleship Yamato 2205 (aka new Starblazers) is on the way! Trailer.

For fans of the classic anime TV series and various movies based around Space Battleship Yamato (or Starblazers if you were in the USA), there’s a new follow-on double movie coming to Japan, Space Battleship Yamato 2205, with the first part of the dilm duology hitting cinemas on the 8th October 2021. For those of […]

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Castle In The Sky: when Studio Ghibli did steampunk anime (review).

May 2, 2021 | By | 1 Reply More
Castle In The Sky: when Studio Ghibli did steampunk anime (review).

The Critical Thinker is back for a little classic retrospective work, in this case a very fine review, of one of the greatest anime epics of all time, Castle In The Sky by Studio Ghibli. There are weird flying airships, sympathetic ancient robots, and many more themes of interest to anyone who loves a fine slice of […]

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Eden (Netflix anime: 2nd trailer).

March 27, 2021 | By | Reply More
Eden (Netflix anime: 2nd trailer).

Here’s the new trailer for Eden, an original Netflix anime TV series set in the far future, where a city known as “Eden 3” is inhabited solely by robots whose former masters are long overthrown. On a routine assignment, two farming robots accidentally awaken a human baby girl from stasis questioning all they were taught […]

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Gundam Factory Tokyo – a full tour (video).

March 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
Gundam Factory Tokyo – a full tour (video).

Paolo is on hand to bring us a 10-minute-long video tour of Gundam Factory Yokohama, just outside of Tokyo in Japan. The Gundam Factory Yokohama sits on the water at Yokohama’s Yamashita Pier. For the Gundam 40th Anniversary, they created this facility with an 18 meter 1-to-1 life-size mobile Gundam, the RX-78F00. The biggest Gundam […]

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