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The UK Anime Network Best of 2021

The UKA writers get together to discuss their favourite shows of 2021

Author: Ross Locksley


Features, Interviews and Special Events
Pont Qiao Booth
Pont Qiao Booth
Ross Locksley on 05 Jan 2021

Musician Yu Mochizuki tells us about this Vtuber project
UKA End of Year Recommendations
2020 Recommendations
Ross Locksley on 31 Dec 2020

The UKA crew look back at the year in anime, games and manga
Interview with game developer Masaki Sakari
Interview with Masaki Sakari
Ross Locksley on 18 Dec 2020

The veteran games producer gives us the inside track on Phantom Breaker Omnia
Anime and Coffee
Anime and Coffee
Angelo Bacciarelli on 12 Dec 2020

Angelo looks into the connected world of coffee and anime
Lantis and Purple One Star New Generation LIVE 2020
New Generation LIVE 2020
Ross Locksley on 02 Dec 2020

The exciting debut of 8 future musical stars, live online!
Ghost in the Shell 25th Anniversary Retrospective
Ghost in the Shell 25th Retrospective
Dan Barnett on 28 Nov 2020

Still the definitive anime cyberpunk classic
Interview with Oliver Barder
Interview with Oliver Barder
Ross Locksley on 22 Nov 2020

Meet our Mecha Overlord!
Interview with Sofia Alexander
Interview with Sofia Alexander
Ross Locksley on 20 Nov 2020

The Creator of Crunchyroll's Original series, Onyx Equinox
Hige Driver - Exclusive Interview
Hige Driver Interview
Luther Dickson on 09 Nov 2020

Getting to know the master of Chiptunes!
Kotatsu Festival 2020 Goes Online
Kotatsu Festival 2020
Alex Jones on 27 Oct 2020

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of Wales' premier Japanese animation festival the only way 2020 will let us - online!
Free Anime 4 All
Free Anime 4 All
Robert Frazer on 10 Sep 2020

A round-up of the free anime available to view on the "All 4" streaming service.
My Hero Academia - Second Highest in Demand
My Hero Academia - In High Demand!
Luther Dickson on 31 Aug 2020

My Hero Academia comes in at number two in Observer's 10 Most Popular TV Shows. What's the secret of it's success?
Amazon's Removal of Light Novels
Amazon censors Light Novels
Luther Dickson on 23 Jul 2020

Popular manga and light novel titles have been removed from Amazon. Luther looks at the facts so far.


Interview with Sunghoo Park
Sunghoo Park Interview
Ross Locksley on 23 Jul 2020

The God of High School director shares his thoughts about his latest series and the industry in general.

Anime and the Afterlife - Haibane Renmai and Angel Beats
Anime and the Afterlife
Richard Durrance on 19 Jul 2020

Richard ponders what lies beyond the great veil, and whether anime has the answer

Visiting Japan from your couch
Visiting Japan from your couch
Dan Barnett on 05 Jul 2020

A look at some of the shows about the real Japan to keep us going

Story of Seasons - Friends of Mineral Town Press pack
Story of Seasons Press Pack
Robert Mullarkey on 12 Jun 2020

The good folks at Marvelous sent us this promotional press pack for the upcoming release of Story of Seasons - Friends of Mineral Town

Thoughts on Sony's Playstation 5 Launch
Playstation 5 Thoughts
Dan Barnett on 12 Jun 2020

Like millions of others, we watched last night's streamed Playstation 5 launch - here's what stood out.

Japanese live-action Festival Roundup
Japanese live-action Festival Roundup
Jordan Scott on 11 Jun 2020

Looking for some films to fill your time? Jordan Scott has rounded up all the online festival offerings for you to enjoy.

Tower of God Voice Actors Interview
Tower of God VA Interview
Ross Locksley on 08 Jun 2020

We speak to Jeannie Tirado, Kiera Buckland, Johnny Yong Bosh & Chris Hackney