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Mizuho Nishikubo interview
Mizuho Nishikubo interview
posted by Andy Hanley
on 12 Jan 2015

Back in October during Scotland Loves Anime, we caught up with the director Mizuho Nishikubo - now, on the cusp of the home video release of his film Giovanni's Island, you can read our chat with him.
Under the Covers: Giovanni's Island
Giovanni's Island Ultimate Edition
posted by Andy Hanley
on 09 Jan 2015

Another Ultimate Edition from Anime Limited is almost upon us, and we take this premium edition of Giovanni's Island fresh from our doorstep to take a look at its innards.
Under the Covers: Bubblegum Crisis
Bubblegum Crisis
posted by Andy Hanley
on 07 Jan 2015

The only crisis our copy of this Kickstarter-funded Blu-ray release suffered was the Christmas post, but now we can take a look at what the basic edition of Animeigo's Blu-ray remaster of this classic OVA has to offer.
The 2014 UK Anime Network Awards
UKA Awards 2014
posted by Andy Hanley
on 31 Dec 2014

The year is over, so what were our highlights and lowlights of 2014? Read on to find out all the nominees and winners for this year, including the champion of your very own Reader's Choice Award!
UK Anime Network Awards 2014 - The Deliberations
UKA Award Deliberations
posted by Elliot Page
on 26 Dec 2014

As is now traditional, we'll be celebrating the end of another year by picking out our favourite releases of 2014. But how did we reach those decisions? This year, we pull back the curtain and allow you to listen in on all of our deliberations!
Winter 2015 anime preview
Winter 2015 anime preview
posted by Andy Hanley
on 22 Dec 2014

A new year is almost upon us, and with it a stack of new anime to greet us as our introduction to 2015. What series should you be looking out for to wave you into the door of another year?
Under the Covers: Patema Inverted
Patema Inverted
posted by Andy Hanley
on 12 Dec 2014

This UK release of Yasuhiro Yoshiura's latest theatrical film promises to turn your world upside down... can its Kickstarter-funded Ultimate Edition succeed in doing just that?
Quirky Guy - An Interview With Yosuke Fujita
Interview with Yosuke Fujita
posted by Hayley Scanlon
on 08 Dec 2014

Yosuke Fujita's previous feature Fine, Totally Fine has become something of a cult hit and is one of the most popular Japanese comedies currently available in the UK. However, it's been more than six years since the film was first released so with his long awaited follow-up Fuku-chan of FukuFuku Flats premiering at Raindance Independent Film Festival we caught up with him to find out just what he's been up to in the meantime.
Under the Covers: Space Dandy Season 1
Space Dandy Season 1
posted by Andy Hanley
on 05 Dec 2014

Viva the home video release of Space Dandy! We check out every aspect of this Collector's Edition of the first season of Shinichiro Watanabe's hot, visually stunning sci-fi comedy.
Japan at the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2014
Japan at the ASFF
posted by Martin
on 02 Dec 2014

We report on a selection of Japanese films screened at a special event in the historic city of York, organised by the Aesthetica Short Film Festival.
Plug and Play: Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
posted by Andy Hanley
on 24 Nov 2014

It might sound like some kind of toilet cleaning product, but hopefully this second Persona 4 fighting game isn't going to be something you'll want to flush away - we give it the once-over.
Plug and Play: Project DIVA F 2nd
Project DIVA F 2nd
posted by Andy Hanley
on 20 Nov 2014

This latest game in the Project DIVA series is the story of a dystopian future where Shadow Miku impales every Vocaloid she sees. At least, it is when Andy gets his hands on the game.