Streaming heaven: our top seven anime on Netflix

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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 […]

This weeb and pleasant land: England in anime

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Though The Ancient Magus’ Bride is without doubt a fanciful and fantastical portrayal of England, it demonstrates perfectly how our country’s landscapes inspired our folklore. Amongst its withdrawn ‘cunning folk’ who practice magic, and faeries who prefer to be referred to as your good neighbours, we feel at home with every new episode, sequestered in childhood fairytale […]

Persona 5 arrives with launch trailer, spoiler deterrents from Atlus

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The delays seemed like they would go on forever, but Persona 5 is finally here. The game stole its way onto shelves in North America and Europe on Tuesday, and to mark the date, Atlus USA posted a launch trailer. Atlus then took the chance to post a warning against streaming or spoiling the game for other fans. […]

Update: Netflix to stream Gen Urobuchi’s Godzilla movie this year

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An anime movie starring Toho’s kaiju icon Godzilla is in production, titled simply Godzilla, and with a script by Puella Magi Madoka Magica‘s Gen Urobuchi. It’s now been announced that the movie will stream globally on Netflix this year, after its Toho theatrical release in Japan. We’re glad we’ll be seeing this one so close to its domestic release, as Urobuchi […]

Fate/stay night Heaven’s Feel and Last Encore anime get new trailers

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Two huge announcements for the Fate universe arrived side by side early last year. As Monogatari’s studio SHAFT confirmed a Fate/Extra Last Encore anime for 2017, ufotable presented their plans to adapt the Fate/stay night visual novel’s Heaven’s Feel route as a trilogy of anime movies. As the New Year came in on Saturday, the official website […]

Update: Persona 5 release set back, dual audio and new trailer revealed

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Atlus USA’s livestream for Persona 5 went ahead yesterday and, well, there’s some good news and some bad news. Getting the bad out of the way first, it was announced during the stream that the game’s western release date has been set back. Where before it was February 14th, 2017, now the US and Europe can expect […]

Update: Teaser heralds return to KonoSuba for second season

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The official website for the anime adaptation of KonoSuba – God’s Blessing on This Wonderful World!! revealed in June that the show’s second season would begin in 2017. Now, the site has been updated with a visual and teaser, bringing us back to that wonderful world and its characters. More details have also arrived, announcing that the new […]

RWBY releases character short ahead of Volume 4 premiere

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Power up your Auras, RWBY Volume 4 is right on the horizon. Ahead of the series’ premiere on October 22nd, Rooster Teeth have posted a character short to get us in the mood for returning to a broken Beacon. In the short, as RT describe it, “It’s been several months since the Fall of Beacon, and the world […]

Update: The Great Passage announces premiere date, 3rd promo previews opening theme

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Last Friday (September 2nd), Fuji TV’s noitaminA programming block released a second promo video for this fall’s anime The Great Passage, revealing and previewing the show’s ending theme, ‘I&I’ by Leola. Now there’s a third promo similarly showcasing the opening theme, ‘Shiokaze’ by Taiiku Okazaki, and you can watch them both below. Okazaki’s theme song performance for […]

Review: Fate/stay night Unlimited Blade Works – Part 2

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Determined not to let the past slip only into tragedy, Shiro was determined to become a hero of justice. Not because of a pre-ordained path, but because his misfortune has left him with the strength of spirit and the obligation to do so. Stripped of his command seals and bereft of Saber, both stolen by […]

Aniplex announce ERASED English dub cast

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Aniplex of America have announced the voice cast for their English dub of ERASED, the news of which was met with great excitement, but little surprise last month. Let’s face it, even without Satoru’s Revival, we could all see this one coming. The preview video below also came with the cast reveal on Tuesday (June 28th). […]

Update: Re:ZERO releases new character designs for second cour’s Royal Election arc

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The anime adaptation of Tappei Nagatsuki and Shinichirou Otsuka’s light novels Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- has been quite the sleeper smash, getting deep into the much glossed-over impact that being transported to a different world would truly have on a person. As the 25-episode series gets closer to its halfway point, six new cast additions have been […]