UKA Release Calendar

UKA Release Calendar


All incoming Anime & Manga releases listed.


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Robert never took to soccer (breaking the heart of his Red Devil dad when he was younger by falling asleep during a Manchester United/City derby) but enjoys other outdoor pursuits including fishing, skiing, hiking, shooting and sailing.

A keen singer, he also performs in choirs and musical theatre, and makes music as a campanologist. He also enjoys writing, wargaming and photography. It all comes back to anime though, as an interest in video editing also makes him a regular producer of AMVs.

Gunslinger Girl

Desert Punk

Big-O

Princess Tutu

Outlaw Star

Gunslinger Girl

A Bride's Story

Nausicaa of the the Valley of the Wind

Eden: It's an Endless World!

Gunsmith Cats

Writer

The team's roving reviewer, Robert zips to and fro like a ninja in the rafters, writing in all categories. UKA firmly denies that he snatches review copies after throwing a smoke bomb into the office... and will do so until the antidote for the poisoned Hob-Nobs is administered.

Robert's first experience of anime was at junior school-age watching shows like Samurai Pizza Cats on Fox Kids, Teknoman on Sky One and The New Adventures of Gigantor on The Children's Channel. They were very enjoyable but for some queer and inexplicable reason he never wanted anyone to know that he watched them... even at that young and tender age, Robert had the prodigal instinct to hide his powerlevel!

Like every other kid in the Class of '97 Robert was swept away in the Pokémon craze, but once that tide had ebbed his interest was stranded on drying rocks and anime largely passed him by throughout his teenage years. Robert only rediscovered anime at university, where idle curiosity took him to the anime club one night and a double-whammy of Fullmetal Alchemist and Death Note struck him with the sheer sweeping scene of sights, sounds and stories that the remarkable and diverse medium could show. It was something quite different from animation experienced before then, be they children's cartoons or prime-time Simpsons, and that sense of intrigue and fascination has stayed with him to this day

Currently Robert is a Resort Rep for Crystal Holidays. It's hard but fulfilling work, but even amidst the serene and pristine beauty of the Alps, the challenge of their peaks and the liveliness of their rivers, his peregrinating spirit still pines for a consistent broadband connection...!

The UKA Team
Ross Liversidge
Ross Liversidge, Senior Editor/Publisher

Ross founded the UK Anime Network back in 1995, and is now the Publisher and Senior Editor of the site. Everything you see here is coded by Ross and even though he's locked away tinkering, occasionally he'll escape and review something,

Andy Hanley
Andy Hanley, Editor-in-chief

Andy has been writing for UK Anime since 2006, and is currently the site's editor-in-chief.  Contrary to popular belief, Andy is not actually a robot.

Seb Reid
Seb Reid, Catgirl Correspondent

Seb has been an anime fan since the late 90s and is particularly fond of anything post-apocalyptic, amusing, catgirly, ecchi or containing exquisite aerial battles. Now living in the South Atlantic, he keeps his anime close to his heart for those long cold nights. 

Russell Phillips
Russell Phillips, Writer

Russell has been a semi-regular reviewer for UK-Anime since 2005 [mainly specialising in non mainstream manga titles].

Robert Frazer
Robert Frazer, Writer

The team's roving reviewer, Robert zips to and fro like a ninja in the rafters, writing in all categories. UKA firmly denies that he snatches review copies after throwing a smoke bomb into the office... and will do so until the antidote for the poisoned Hob-Nobs is administered.

Hayley Scanlon
Hayley Scanlon, Live Action Reviews

Hayley loves movies, especially movies from Japan and China. Everything from Godzilla to Gion Bayashi is her kind of thing but if you suggested she had a soft spot for sci-fi and a general bias against Rom-Coms she wouldn't argue with you.

Mark Burke
Mark Burke, Games Reviews

Fully ignoring his parents warnings of square eyes, Mark has been parked in front of a TV with a joypad in hand for as long as he can remember. He mostly enjoys grinding those levels, and the occasional headshot.

Dan Barnett
Dan Barnett, Writer

Dan first encountered anime at the ripe old age of six with a VHS copy of Laputa. Ten years later he re-discovered it in Robotech and overnight a DVD collection was born.

Dan Rhodes
Dan Rhodes, Writer

Dan has been writing for UK Anime since 2013, and can often be found spreading his particular brand of cynicism and sarcasm on the UK Anime forums.

James Taylor
James Taylor, Developer and Writer

I take photos, develop websites and visit Japan a lot!

Robert Mullarkey
Robert Mullarkey, Writer

Computing graduate who works in an office.  Still finds enough time to watch a lot of anime and play a lot of video games