Review: Mr Osomatsu (DVD)

The Matsuno brothers are unemployed sextuplets in their 20s who spend their days mooching off their parents and trying to take advantage of their friends. Any attempts at finding work or getting a girlfriend are quickly ruined by their outlandish personalities and overall resignation at being unemployed NEETs. But despite their shared penchant for wacky […]

Review: The Empire of Corpses Blu-Ray

Based on a novel by Project Itoh, The Empire of Corpses is an alternate historical, sci-fi thriller based in 19th century London. With the revolutionary ‘Corpse Reanimation Technology’ at the governments fingertips, society is accustomed to zombies in everyday life. In such a world where the dead can walk again to serve the living, would […]

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Review: Black Butler: Book of Circus (Blu-Ray)

Black Butler is one of those oddities that somehow successfully combines ridiculous moments that are just so… anime, and profound scenes that can leave you speechless. Rounded off with action that places you on the edge of your seat, it’s not a stretch to say that this series is a masterpiece. However, that term is subjective, and I am well aware that Black […]

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Review: The Rolling Girls (DVD)

The Rolling Girls is fascinating – it presents a hyperactive, technicolour dreamscape peppered with a high-energy soundtrack and delivered in a fascinating post-apocalytpic setting that in many ways is the opposite of what we’d normally expect from such a scenario, anime or non. The question is on how it uses these different elements and if […]