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Code Geass anniversary movies coming soon to UK cinemas

Anime Limited have announced that they are rescuing the UK from a life without Code Geass‘ 10th anniversary movie project. Praise be to Zero that all three films celebrating the legacy of Lelouch will be coming to cinemas across the country in due time. Here’s a trailer from the distributors to stoke the fires of your rebellion. But first things first, before we get ahead of … Continue reading Code Geass anniversary movies coming soon to UK cinemas

The high life: drug use in anime

Like all art, anime is a reflection of the society that bore it, a means to echo its beliefs, traditions and behaviours. But in isolation, art alone is not enough to decode an entire coutry and can instead present a skewed image of a nation. There seems to be this shared assumption that Japan doesn’t have a drug problem, that its cultural conformity is a … Continue reading The high life: drug use in anime

Streaming heaven: our top seven anime on Netflix

As UK-based anime fans, we pay close attention to the comings and goings of Netflix’s otaku offerings. While there are plenty of quality shows, we’ve taken out the hard work and put together the top seven, so all you have to do is sit back, Netflix and chill. (Not like that. Or like that, if you want. Who are we to judge?) Death Note The … Continue reading Streaming heaven: our top seven anime on Netflix

Better than a fairytale: our favourite anime princes

This time of year turns our thoughts to romance, and soothing away the hardships and misery of the dark winter days. What better way could there be to warm our hearts to springtime than hanging out with our favourite anime princes? The most wonderful thing about them is that, contrary to their western fairytale counterparts, they don’t have to conform to a strict code of … Continue reading Better than a fairytale: our favourite anime princes

Review: Aldnoah.Zero Season 2 – Collector’s Edition

Having discovered advanced technology on Mars in 1972, many humans migrated there and founded the VERS Empire, a domain that proclaimed itself independent from Earth. Fifteen years after VERS declared their first war on Earth, an attack on Princess Asseylum Vers Allusia during a peace mission plunged the two planets into yet another war. This time, the Empire and its 37 clans of Orbital Knights … Continue reading Review: Aldnoah.Zero Season 2 – Collector’s Edition

Our only hope: anime’s most inspiring princesses

We were both left stunned and saddened by Carrie Fisher’s death in December. It seemed she was gone before we really had a chance to appreciate all the hope and joy she brought to the world. As you might know, we’re both huge fans of Star Wars and the Princess-General Leia, and so for a while we were stuck on how to honour her memory … Continue reading Our only hope: anime’s most inspiring princesses

My Favorite Anime: Code Geass

In the latest My Favourite Anime, Marth from Marth’s Anime Blog tells us why you should be watching Code Geass. Nuff said. You’ll have to excuse my American English (I was certain I’d miss things if I tried to make my English sound less American, so I just didn’t bother trying). So my favorite anime is Code Geass. To give you some background, here’s the … Continue reading My Favorite Anime: Code Geass

Review: Future Diary Collection 2

The mobile phone has become an unlikely accessory of emancipation, with charities like WITNESS adopting it as a powerful tool in its ongoing engine of social change. Elsewhere, it’s become knitted into our culture at almost every level, something synonymous with experience and self. In Future Diary, the mobile is venerated to the divine. It’s been a long wait since the frenzied climax of the … Continue reading Review: Future Diary Collection 2