Tagged with Anime

WIN Berserk Collector’s Edition on blu-ray!

WIN Berserk Collector’s Edition on blu-ray!


MVM Entertainment are re-releasing the brutal anime classic, Berserk, on blu-ray this month. Luckily, we have one copy of Berserk – the collector’s edition on blu-ray (with art cards) – up for grabs! In the castle of Midland, a new king has come to power through treachery and violence. His demonic agents terrorize the citizens relentlessly, … Continue reading

Ergo Proxy anime review and giveaway!

Ergo Proxy anime review and giveaway!


Christmas is just a few weeks away, meaning it’s time for a festive giveaway! MVM Entertainment are re-releasing the bad-ass anime series Ergo Proxy on Blu-Ray DVD and we have one copy up for grabs! You must live in the UK to enter. Whether or not you’ve seen Ergo Proxy before, you’ll want the chance … Continue reading

Film review: Your Name by Makoto Shinkai

Film review: Your Name by Makoto Shinkai


Since Kimi no Na wa (Your Name) was released in Japanese cinemas earlier this year, its director, Makoto Shinkai, has been repeatedly referred to as “the next big thing in anime” and even “the next Hayao Miyazaki”. If you’re not convinced by words alone, perhaps the numbers will sway you. Your Name is now the fifth highest-grossing animated film of all … Continue reading

Diary date: MCM London Comic Con

Diary date: MCM London Comic Con


If you’ve not yet decided how to spend your Halloween weekend, you might want to get your tickets to MCM London Comic Con – coming to the ExCeL London on 28-30 October! If you follow this blog, the chances are you’ll know very well what MCM is but, for those who don’t, it’s essentially one … Continue reading

Anime review: Haibane Renmei

Anime review: Haibane Renmei


I’m glad I took the time to watch Haibane Renmei. That might sound like a strange thing to say but, given how limited my anime-watching time’s been this year, it’s better to watch something that’s “great” rather than just “alright”. Haibane Renmei, recently licensed by MVM Entertainment, was first broadcast in Japan in 2002 but its art, … Continue reading

WIN No Game, No Life Collector’s Edition!

WIN No Game, No Life Collector’s Edition!


It’s time for another anime giveaway, and this is a particularly ace one! Here’s your chance to win the latest highly-anticipated anime release from MVM Entertainment – No Game, No Life – collector’s edition! This collector’s edition contains the series on both DVD and Blu-Ray, along with a 3 disc soundtrack set in a hardback collector’s … Continue reading

Blog’s best of 2015!

Blog’s best of 2015!


It’s New Year’s Eve, so tradition dictates that I must do a ‘best of 2015’ round-up blog! This was a very busy year for me blog-wise: a trip to Japan, branching out into restaurant reviews and reaching 1,000 subscribers! And, of course, I read lots of books and watched my fair share of anime. Competition … Continue reading

Anime review: The Eccentric Family

Anime review: The Eccentric Family


I was hoping my last anime review of the year would have a distinctly Japanese feel, so I was very pleased when I got my hands on The Eccentric Family from MVM Entertainment. This is a quirky little series set in a modern-day Kyoto populated by tanuki (Japanese raccoon dogs), tengu (demons) and humans. The Eccentric … Continue reading

Anime review: Flowers of Evil

Anime review: Flowers of Evil


Flowers of Evil starts off with one young boy’s foolish mistake but quickly develops into something more sinister. Takao, an unremarkable high school student who always has his head in a book, on impulse takes home the gym clothes of his crush Nanako. He plans to return in the next day but is intercepted by fellow classmate … Continue reading