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Coluboccoro Kickstarter funded

by - on the 21 April, 2015 at 10.46 am

We recently let you know about the latest Kickstarter from Awesome Japan and Kenji Studio, Coluboccoro. This is the latest project from the creator of Santa Company and they were looking for $38,000 to achieve some modest goals with their project.

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Various Crunchyroll Series Confirmed

by - on the 3 April, 2015 at 2.38 pm

Crunchyroll have now confirmed four different anime series for the UK market, which is a nice change to a lot of the series that seem to pass us by. These four series are Punch Line, Etotama, Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works and the second season of Joker.

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Anime Limited Confirm Plastic Memories and Streaming Platform

by - on the 3 April, 2015 at 2.19 pm

Anime Limited confirmed as part of their spring season simulcast that The Heroic Legend or Arslan and the first season of Seraph of the End a little while ago. They’ve now confirmed an additional series and a different platform that it’ll be presented on.

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Gundam The Origin on Vimeo

by - on the 3 April, 2015 at 2.10 pm

For those of you who are fans of the Gundam series, Anime Limited have confirmed that the first OVA in the Gundam The Origin series, Blue-Eyed Casval through Vimeo.

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New Kickstarter for Coluboccoro

by - on the 2 April, 2015 at 6.16 pm

After the success of his previous Kickstater for Santa Company, Kenji Itoso is at it again. The latest Kickstater from Kenji Itoso and Awesome Japan is for Coluboccoro, an original story and one that needs completing.

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Squid Girl’s OVA series now on Crunchyroll

by - on the 16 February, 2014 at 6.51 pm

Squid Girl has been available on Crunchyroll for us Brits for some time now, it’s been something we’ve been able to watch at our leisure. However, this is certainly not the case for all Crunchyroll releases. In a good step forward, Crunchyroll went looking and have managed to get hold of the show’s OVAs, that […]

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Anime retail releases – 10/02/14

by - on the 16 February, 2014 at 6.41 pm

So the past week has flown by and whilst I was away from the internet for work for a week, the anime world didn’t slow down and this week there are three releases for us all to consume and enjoy. One of them being a feature film and certainly worth a look at. The releases […]

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The Wind Rises UK theatrical release dated

by - on the 8 February, 2014 at 12.25 am

In a statement via Twitter today, Studio Canal, the distributors of most of the Studio Ghibli films in the UK have confirmed the release date for The Wind Rises in the cinema. This oscar nominated film was recently pegged as the last from the award winning master, Hayao Miyazaki, until he unretired himself late last year.

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Mai Mai Miracle Kickstarter update

by - on the 8 February, 2014 at 12.11 am

On Monday, Anime Limited announced that they would be attempting to release Mai Mai Miracle in DVD and Blu Ray with extensive extras to the UK and US markets via a Kickstarter campaign. As of Wednesday 5th February 2014, the Kickstarter campaign went live. The original goal of $30,000 (USD) was met within the day. The current stretch goal of a dub is $60,000 (USD).

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East Asia TV closes down

by - on the 7 February, 2014 at 11.56 pm

For those of you who are avid users of Twitter, there’s been extensive conversation over the past few months about a company called East Asia TV. They came into existence a few months ago and thanks to some detective work from Andy Hanley over at UK Anime Network, there’s been some level of confirmation of […]

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Mai Mai Miracle Kickstarted by Anime Limited

by - on the 3 February, 2014 at 6.51 pm

Anime Limited have been teasing us, dropping the odd hint and baiting us but they have now announced their Kickstarter campaign and it’s a doozey.

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Anime retail releases – 03/02/14

by - on the 3 February, 2014 at 9.00 am

There is one brand new show for retail release this week, and one new volumes of a show. So for those of you who are patient and can’t wait to get your hands on the series, the patience has paid off. The two volumes are from different companies this week as well. The new show […]

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Studio Ghibli season dates for Prince Charles Cinema

by - on the 1 February, 2014 at 8.35 pm

Studio Ghibli films on a Thursday, this had led to lots of people seeing some of the best that anime has to offer, in the cinema. Seeing Totoro, a film older than the average age demographic of an anime fan in the cinema is a great experience. Today they have confirmed their Studio Ghibli season for the next couple of months.

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Space Dandy theme on iTunes

by - on the 1 February, 2014 at 8.03 pm

Music, it’s one of those rare things that the anime world doesn’t seem to be obsessed by. In regular movies, people bang on about the score and how amazing the composer is, in videogames there’s campaigns to try and get videogame music recognised as a legitimate classical music in the UK. Yet, with all of the J-Pop openings in the world, it seems to be a subject that’s on the less important side. That said, Space Dandy is trying to reverse this.

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Anime retail releases – 27/01/14

by - on the 1 February, 2014 at 7.30 pm

Whoops, this week has been a bit of a burden for me so I’m a little behind. Anyway, as part of the catch up process, here’s the anime releases for this week. It’s pretty much dominated by one series and for many people, that’s the right sort of domination. There’s also a continuation from another series.

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