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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 Butler
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.
Weekly merchandise / figure round-up (14/11/2014)
Merchandise round-up - November 14th
posted by Jenny Draper
on 14 Nov 2014

What's hot in the world of anime merchandise this week?
UK Anime Network podcast - November 2014
UKA podcast - November 2014
posted by Elliot Page
on 13 Nov 2014

We're midway into the autumn anime season, and Elliot and Andy are joined by Dan Barnett to pick through the highlights and lowlights of the season so far.
Hideo Baba talks Tales of Hearts R and Zestiria
Hideo Baba interview
posted by Andy Hanley
on 12 Nov 2014

Tales of series producer Hideo Baba has become almost a permanent fixture at the MCM London Comic Con in recent years, and this October we caught up with him to talk about the latest titles in the series, Tales of Hearts R for the PlayStation Vita and Tales of Zestiria for the PlayStation 3.