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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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Alita Battle Angel (trailer): when live-action replaces anime.

November 13, 2018 | By | Reply More
Alita Battle Angel (trailer): when live-action replaces anime.

From filmmakers James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez, comes the live-action version of anime Alita Battle Angel. When Alita (Rosa Salazar) awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world she does not recognise, she is taken in by Ido (Christoph Waltz), a doctor who realises that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell […]

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Three new anime are coming to Netflix: Cagaster of an Insect Cage, Yasuke, and Trese.

November 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Three new anime are coming to Netflix: Cagaster of an Insect Cage, Yasuke, and Trese.

Cagaster of an Insect Cage is set in a post-apocalyptic world where a mysterious disease “Cagaster” turns people into giant murderous insects, this manga-based series follows the struggle of a young couple to stay alive. Directed By Koichi Chigira (Last Exile, Full Metal Panic!). The animation studio for this is Gonzo (Hellsing, Afro Samurai). Yasuke starts […]

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Altered Carbon anime coming soon to Netflix.

November 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Altered Carbon anime coming soon to Netflix.

You thought that Altered Carbon was over? Not so, dear viewer, for Netflix has a new anime feature movie in the works, set in the same universe as their live-action sci-fi series (of which a second season is in also production from Skydance Television). Well, that’s a nice Xmas present for author Richard K. Morgan who write […]

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Pacific Rim anime series in the works.

November 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Pacific Rim anime series in the works.

Pacific Rim is returning to the battle of Kaiju and Jaegers, this time as an original anime series on Netflix which will expand upon the story of the first two live action movies and follow two siblings – an idealistic teenage boy and his naïve younger sister – who are forced to pilot an abandoned […]

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Aladdin (Disney’s live-action movie reboot: first trailer).

October 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Aladdin (Disney’s live-action movie reboot: first trailer).

Are you ready for Aladdin, Disney’s live-action remake of the previously animated street rat Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and a certain Genie who’s the key to their future? Directed by Guy Ritchie – yeah, we know, we know – who brings, err, visceral action to the port city of Agrabah, the film stars Will Smith as […]

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