The high life: drug use in anime

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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 […]

Manga review: Her Impact! #0

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Seldom seen in mainstream circles, writer Mikel Miles is fast becoming one of underground comic’s most important new voices. Having hit a home run with his Samurai Shin series, blending anime aesthetics, slick storytelling and a hip hop soundtrack, Miles is back with a new demo manga – Her Impact! Like its predecessor, the Toronto […]

Animax UK adds Trigun, Full Metal Panic!, more MVM and Anime Limited titles

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With the big players in anime streaming upping their game as of late, our very own Animax UK are showing us that they won’t be left in the dust. They’ve announced that certain select titles from both Anime Limited and MVM will be boosting their current catalogue, as a number of other series and movies will be […]