Caption Contest #21

Why yes, it’s Wednesday again! And time for our Caption Contest! The rules are simple – caption this picture. The aim is to be as funny, witty, clever or downright silly as possible. It doesn’t have to relate to the series it’s from, or even anime and manga at all! We’re looking for things to … Continue reading

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The Boys are Back – Akira Review

Title: Akira Rating: 15 Special Features: (Please note, this review was done based on the BluRay edition) Last week, I saw a beautiful thing. Akira. On Bluray. I praised the circumstances which had lead me to now own a high definition tv, and a PS3 so that I could watch it in its full glory, … Continue reading

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Tom’s Top Ten – Essential Anime Films , Part 1

It’s a tough question to answer: “What’s a good anime?”, as my house mate posed to me the other week. “I’m really interested in watching more anime, but I don’t know what to watch…”. I tried to narrow the playing field by enquiring about what genres she may be interested in, “A bit of everything really…”

I never did answer her question properly. I gave her a DVD to watch, which she seemed to enjoy, but here at last is the definitive answer that I couldn’t give you at the time: a varied collection of anime features available on UK DVD to put you on the track to becoming a hardcore otaku. (In no particular order) … (Read More)

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Caption Contest #20

Caption Contests are here again! The rules are simple – caption this picture. The aim is to be as funny, witty, clever or downright silly as possible. It doesn’t have to relate to the series it’s from, or even anime and manga at all! We’re looking for things to make us laugh, not series knowledge. … Continue reading

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Not so Grim up North – Nemacon 2011

Last weekend, Manga Market headed up to Middlesbrough for our first ever Nemacon. In the picturesque Middlesbrough town hall, Nemacon was great fun and super busy for us, so sadly we didn’t get many pictures. However, we got a few, and here they all are! It took us a long time to get up there, … Continue reading

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Robot Wars – Casshern Sins Part 1 Review

Casshern

“Ruin is the salvation of man and machine.” A snappy tagline to accompany the title of Casshern Sins, a reboot of 70s favourite Neo-Human Casshern. The new series follows a different story line to its inspiration, however contains reincarnations of the main characters from Neo-Human Casshern and some small references to the events that drove it…(Read More…)

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Caption Contest #19

Caption Contests away! From the Facebook Page: “One word: Win.” – Claire Herbert “Attack of the Clones, non Star Wars!” – Daniel Kurek

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Vampire Knight Guilty Volume 1

Title: Vampire Knight Guilty Rating: 12 As many people who have spoken to me know, I am hard to impress when it comes to vampires. As a child of the ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ era, I was spoilt early on with my vampire fiction and series. So anything I read or watch to do with … Continue reading

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MCM London Expo May 2011 – Anime Industry Panel!

A quick recap to the anime industry panel at the MCM Expo, on 28th May, where Andrew Partridge, of Kaze Entertainment, Jerome Mazandarani, of Manga UK, and Tony Allen, of MVM fed back to the audience their highlights of the year, future plans, and some upcoming releases to look out for! It was Andrew Partridge … Continue reading

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Caption Contest #18

The caption contest this week features our favourite enemies from FMA! Put your captions in the comments, the funnier the better!

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