Win Puella Magi Madoka Magica on Blu-Ray

Check out the smash hit series that fans are calling, “The Evangelion of Magical Girl anime” on this complete season collection. 3 discs, 12 magical episodes, uncut and waiting to blow your mind! Puella Magi Madoka Magica: The Complete Series (Manga Entertainment) comes to DVD and Blu-ray on 29th October. What does it really mean … Continue reading

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New Sailor Moon Anime Confirmed for 2013!

A new anime for Sailor Moon will debut worldwide in Summer 2013, it was announced at the NicoNico Sailor Moon event by Kodansha Comics and series creator Naoko Takeuchi. Not many details are known as yet, however it has been confirmed that the new opening theme will be performed by Momorio Clover Z, the popular … Continue reading

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Firing Up The Furnace – Fairy Tail Part 1 Review

After a series of heavily fan-service filled titles dominated the winter releases, it’s refreshing to see the release of another traditional shonen series in the UK, especially one that comes as highly acclaimed as Fairy Tail, winner of Animax Asia’s “Anime of the Year” in 2010. But does Fairy Tail live up to the hype? Or will it be disappearing into obscurity?

In the peaceful land of Fiore, magic is commonplace. Commonly used as a tool, wizards can join a guild – an organisation through which jobs are offered up to wizards with a reward available to the one who completes the job. Fairy Tail is one of the most famous of these guilds, widely renowned for its powerful wizards and lack of restraint, Fairy Tail grabs plenty of negative attention to accompany its positives…(Read More)

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Samurai Girls – Not Much to Take Off

Samurai Girls from MangaUK

Title: Samurai Girls Rating: 15 Extras: 4 Case Manga omake mini-stories, 2 short bonus OVAs on each disk, French and English Dub versions and original language sub version. I had hoped with Samurai Girls to get a chance to play another drinking game. With the tagline “Experts in Striptease Fighting”, I was hoping for it … Continue reading

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Redline! Review – too cool for a pun

Redline! from MangaUK

Title: Redline Rating: 15 Extras: Trailer, Perfect Guide to Redline, Quick Guide to Redline, English dub and Japanese with English Subtitles Due to a house move, I had managed to miss almost all the promotional material for Redline, as I was literally living out of a box (or rather, lots of boxes). I had managed … Continue reading

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Manga UK Announce New License: Angel Beats.

Manga Market News - Manga UK Announces Angel Beats! License.

Last week, MangaUK announced that they have licensed critically acclaimed series Angel Beats for a UK release. The anime, which aired in Japan in the spring of 2010, will be released on both DVD and Blu-ray – despite MangaUK’s previous misfortune with blu-ray releases. The announcement falls in line with the company’s new blu-ray strategy…(Read More.)

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Ouran High School Host Club to get Live Action Film

Ouran High School Host Club Live Action Cast

It was announced today that the cast of the Ouran High School Host Club live action TV series will be reprising their roles in a film of the series. The TV show began airing on TBS in Japan at the end of July 2011, and stars Yusuke Yamamoto as Tamaki Suou and Haruna Kawaguchi as … Continue reading

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Caption Contest #24

Johnny Cash brings Wednesday this week! And I bring a 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 … Continue reading

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Caption Contest #22

Yay yay Caption Contest Day! 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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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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