Greetings fellow anime lovers and retro anime scholars. It’s been way too long. Where have I been? I’d love to…
I cast an eye back over what I watched and read in 2021 (New and old).
I cast my eyes over an entire anime Franchise I’ve been watching over the last year. A very iconic one too!
In which I talk about the recent passing of a manga legend.
My first action figure review on this blog and it’s a good one!
A brief rant about the futile antics of certain groups of people and their yawnsome adventures in superiority.
I found some cool stuff online recently. Stuff it had taken a while to find…..
I delve into a 25 year old OVA based on a series of games that never came west.
What i’ve been up to and what I hope to achieve going forward in 2021.
It’s all in the title. I’m older, wiser and I still love this stuff.
I take a look back at a an anthropomorphic classic of yesteryear.
In which I break convention and talk about a much more recent anime release I saw at the cinema.
I revisit one of Rumiko Takahashi’s lesser known works.
In which I assure you that I am definitely not dead.
In which I take a look back at an anime OVA from the creator of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Hirohiko Araki.
Take me down to parody city……
I thought it’d be interesting to check out a modern sequel to a retro classic. One I’ve been putting off for a while…..
I look back at how I got into this stuff in the first place….
I look at an old school gem that has long been kept from the west with an interesting history…..
I take a look back at the dawn of the OVA.
Wow. Doesn’t time fly?
Thought I’d kick off the year with a bit of reflecting as well as looking forward.
In which I return to continue the 35th anniversary celebrations by reviewing Ken’s latest videogame.
Join me as I stroll down memory lane (wearing a ragged post apocalyptic poncho) and talk about my undying love for an iconic franchise.
In which I take a look at some manga that have been around almost as long as I have (and one that’s been around even longer).
The first in a potential series in which I talk about anime that some people find kinda bad….but I actually quite like!
Some thoughts on the definitions of “anime” and the cartoons of my youth.
In the mood for something unique from the era of hand drawn anime? Then check this out.
Look what arrived in the post today. It looks nice….but is it the edition we’ve been waiting for?
In the final entry of our Casshern retrospective we take a look at the most recent series SINS.
A collection of thoughts on why I enjoy the hobby.
I take a look at an innovative new manga reading device and re-experience a shonen classic in a whole new way.
Is this series an immortal classic? or does it deserve to die?
We delve into the world of Chirico Cuvie once more….
A new project for 2018!
Demons, Robots, Saiyans, Kenshiro and more retro goodness inbound!
I discuss the agony (and the ecstasy) of our friend and enemy: the backlog.
I talk about a film that I tell any anime fan willing to listen about.
Another trip down memory lane regarding friends who touched my life through the magic of shared fandom.
In the second of my articles on Armoured Trooper Votoms I look back at the second installment in the Votoms anime series: the OVA “The Last Red Shoulder”
I reflect upon my time as a subtitle proofreader for Animeigo’s recent Blu Ray release of Riding Bean (1989).
I rewatch a classic piece of 80’s anime in the first of a series of articles about Armoured Trooper Votoms!
I revisit a UK documentary about the emergence of anime and manga in Britain. How have things changed since it aired?
I dig into a rare treat, a classic anime movie I’d not already seen but have always wanted to!
I take a look back at the 2004 Live action movie adaptation of Casshern. Is it worth your time?
In which i discuss re-edited US friendly anime and how it continues to cast a shadow over the legacy of old school shows both classic and obscure.
I look back at an often overlooked classic of 80’s anime cinema.
Pretty much as the title says really…..some thoughts on making friends through anime.
This time I take a look at 1993’s OVA “Casshern Robot Hunter”
I take a look back at Studio Tatsunoko’s TV anime Classic.