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UKA Podcast Live - 7th May 2017
Live Podcast - 7th May
posted by Elliot Page
on 07 May 2017

After a false start to this weekend's live show, there's no falsehoods to be attributed to our thoughts on everything from Gundam Wing to Tokyo Marble Chocolate, while we also round-up another eclectic crop of news.
Under the covers: SHIROBAKO Ema Yasuhara figure
SHIROBAKO figure
posted by Andy Hanley
on 04 May 2017

As we haven't had any other outlet for expressing our love of SHIROBAKO here in the UK for a while, we celebrate the series through the lens of this new figure from Alter.
UK Anime Network Podcast - April 2017
Early spring season impressions
posted by Andy Hanley
on 02 May 2017

The spring anime season has sprung upon us, and it's proved to be more of a surprise than perhaps it should have been. Elliot and Andy sit down to chew over some of the big shows of the season, as well as digging into the latest news.
Under the Covers: Evangelion 1.11 Collector's
Evangelion 1.11
posted by Andy Hanley
on 24 Apr 2017

Anime Limited look to rebuild Evangelion in the UK with this re-release of Evangelion 1.11; we check it out in comparison to Manga Entertainment's previous Collector's Edition offering.
UKA Podcast Live - 17th April 2017
Live Podcast - 17th April
posted by Elliot Page
on 17 Apr 2017

Elliot and Andy tear themselves away from their palaces and talking cats to talk about... well, Persona 5 mostly, but plenty of news besides.
Under the Covers: Serial Experiments Lain CE
Serial Experiments Lain
posted by Andy Hanley
on 03 Apr 2017

It may have first aired back in 1998, but how does Serial Experiments Lain fare in the present day, present time? HAHAHAHAHAHAHA.
UK Anime Network Podcast - March 2017
Winter season chatter
posted by Elliot Page
on 31 Mar 2017

The winter season is all but at an end, so in this month's 'cast Elliot and Andy dissect the hits and misses of the last few months.
Under the Covers: Lone Wolf and Cub
Lone Wolf and Cub
posted by Andy Hanley
on 27 Mar 2017

This beloved cult samurai live-action film series gets a new coat of paint courtesy of Criterion - we take a look at the innards of this svelte new edition containing all six films and plenty more besides.
Hayao Miyazaki: A Legend Returns
A Legend Returns
posted by Dan Barnett
on 23 Mar 2017

Hayao Miyazaki returns... again.
Simulpub Manga - Not fit for purpose?
Simulpub manga discussion
posted by Elliot Page
on 21 Mar 2017

There is a new wave in digital manga - releases of single chapters of series, more and more of which are in step with the Japanese releases (or simulpubs, as they're known). While an interesting development, I would argue that they are a frustration and a missed opportunity for digital manga.
UKA Podcast Live - 19th March 2017
Live Podcast - 19th March
posted by Andy Hanley
on 19 Mar 2017

Films, films, films! We have lots of movies to talk about this week, from the theatrical release of A Silent Voice through to a streaming outing for the Trinity Seven movie.
A Prominent Voice - The Naoko Yamada interview
Naoko Yamada interview
posted by Andy Hanley
on 13 Mar 2017

Prior to the full UK theatrical release of Kyoto Animation's A Silent Voice, we sat down with the film's remarkable director Naoko Yamada to talk about the movie and her illustrious career to date.