Update: No Game No Life -Zero- slates July opening date

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The No Game No Life anime movie that went into the dark after last summer’s reveal is finally back with a title, a teaser trailer, and now a release date. With a list of returning cast and staff, it’s been revealed in poster ads from Kadokawa that No Game No Life -Zero- will open in Japan on July 15th. The twist, […]

Young avengers assemble for Marvel Future Avengers anime

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Assemble, all comic book and anime fans! Marvel have announced that an anime series titled Marvel Future Avengers will be airing in Japan this summer. Taking a shonen slant, the show will follow Makoto, a boy who finds himself superpowered after being caught up in an evil gene manipulation experiment. Of course, Makoto will meet Iron Man, Captain America, […]

Review: Death Note

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It’s difficult to imagine that Death Note is celebrating its 10th anniversary, crystallised as a modern classic before its 39-episode run had even finished airing. The series might be closer to the turn of the century than not, but its themes and struggles remain unquestionably relevant – a fact helped in no small part by […]

Perfect Blue and the fallacies of fandom

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Perfect Blue presents a hallucinatory puzzle box that’s at once a disparaging, Hitchcockian exploration of celebrity culture, a look at fragmented identity and the nature of self, and a thesis on the encroachment of digital technology in the nineties techno-boom. Satoshi Kon’s celebrated animated thriller, based loosely on Yoshikazu Takeuchi’s novel, Perfect Blue: Complete Metamorphosis, […]