Anime Inferno http://www.animeinferno.com.au Australia's favourite anime, manga and gaming fansite! Sat, 15 Dec 2018 03:30:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Review: Digimon Adventure Tri Part 5 – Coexistence (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/12/15/review-digimon-adventure-tri-part-5-coexistence-blu-ray/ http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/12/15/review-digimon-adventure-tri-part-5-coexistence-blu-ray/#respond Sat, 15 Dec 2018 03:30:21 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7940 Digimon Adventure Tri is back in the second to last entry in this epic theatrical series. With Part 4 stumbling somewhat in execution, it will be interesting to see how the story recovers in this latest release. Digimon Adventure Tri Part 5 follows in its predecessors’ footsteps by directly continuing the longform narrative of the […]

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Digimon Data Squad (Season 5) Complete Series (Eps 1-48) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/12/08/digimon-data-squad-season-5-complete-series-eps-1-48/ http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/12/08/digimon-data-squad-season-5-complete-series-eps-1-48/#respond Sat, 08 Dec 2018 04:52:53 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7917 My experience with the Digimon series consists of fuzzy memories of the first and second Digimon Adventure seasons from my childhood, fond memories of the Digimon Adventure, Children’s War Game! and Hurricane Touchdown films, and a fervent love for the third season, Digimon Tamers, which I waxed poetical about in my review of the series last […]

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Review: Ajin: Demi-Human Complete Season 2 (DVD) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/11/04/review-ajin-demi-human-complete-season-2-dvd/ Sun, 04 Nov 2018 08:09:53 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7871 Kei and Ko have managed to stay one step ahead of the Japanese Government and those who would capture them for being Ajin – an unkillable human who is sought after to be used in inhumane experiments as a valuable specimen. But as the Ajin terrorist Sato begins his second wave of attacks against those […]

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Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu Complete Series (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/10/31/katsugeki-touken-ranbu-complete-series-blu-ray/ Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:20 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7879 Katsugeki Touken Ranbu, based on the Japanese online card battling game Touken Ranbu, promises iconic pre-modern historical action drama featuring a cast of bishi-bishi boys crossed with…. sci-fi? Hmmmm… Katsugeki Touken Ranbu focuses on the Tsukumogami, a collective of warriors from the 24th century who are the reincarnated spirits of former weapons from pre-modern times […]

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Review: Flip Flappers Complete Series (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/10/27/review-flip-flappers-complete-series-blu-ray/ Sat, 27 Oct 2018 02:14:54 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7882 Cocona is just your average anime high-schooler – ordinary and unsure about her future direction post-schooling. The one career she wasn’t expecting to have thrust upon her is that of inter-dimensional Magical Girl, but when a strange girl named Papika takes a sudden interest in her that’s exactly what happens. Papika, along with weird little […]

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Review: Sailor Moon SuperS Part 1 (Limited Edition) (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/10/09/review-sailor-moon-supers-part-1-limited-edition-blu-ray/ Tue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:29 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7840 Following the recent review of Sailor Moon S on Blu-Ray, we’re back to kick off the start of the second to last series of 90s Sailor Moon in the form of Sailor Moon SuperS Part 1 – wooo! Sailor Moon SuperS Part 1 starts atypically for the 90s adaptation of Takeuchi’s classic series – random […]

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Review: Digimon Adventure Tri Part 4 – Loss (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/10/08/review-digimon-adventure-tri-part-4-loss-blu-ray/ Mon, 08 Oct 2018 00:00:42 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7830 Digimon Adventure Tri continues to spin its longform theatrical narrative with Part 4: Loss. Akin with the former entries, Digimon Adventure Tri Part 4 kicks off directly from the end of Part 3 with the team stranded in the rebooted Digital World. After spending time working through some requisite teen angst and reconnecting with their […]

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Review: Mary and the Witch’s Flower (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/10/07/review-mary-and-the-witchs-flower-blu-ray/ Sun, 07 Oct 2018 10:03:02 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7826 Having arrived at her great aunt Charlotte’s house in the country ahead of her parents, Mary Smith finds herself bored, friendless and antagonised by a local boy named Peter. While Mary tries to adapt to her new environment, she comes across Peter’s cats Tib and Gib who lead her into the nearby woods where she […]

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Review: Blame! (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/09/24/review-blame-blu-ray/ Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:28:01 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7812 The Electrofishers are a group of human scavengers surviving in the City, a place that used to cater to its denizen’s every need, but now views humans as a threat to be purged. The Electrofishers must fight to survive each day, contending with their dangerous environment, the threat of starvation, and the Safeguards – a […]

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AVCon 2018 round-up http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/08/30/avcon-2018-round-up/ Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00:29 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7733 AVCon 2018 happened once again in July, and following on from the last few years’ coverage, Inferno and I were back in attendance to check things out, chat with vendors, take photos of all the amazing cosplay and generally nerd out! Like they do every year, AVCon presents a big mix of interesting nerdy stuff. […]

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Review: Food Wars Complete Season 2 (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/08/23/review-food-wars-complete-season-2-blu-ray/ Thu, 23 Aug 2018 01:00:10 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7723 I came away from Food Wars Season 1 surprisingly impressed – while the fan service was a little silly, the ridiculous passion for food and teen drama made for an entertaining romp. With Food Wars Season 2 now available on Blu-Ray it’s time to see how they keep that momentum going. Food Wars Season 2 […]

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Review: Haikyu!! Complete Season 2 (DVD) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/08/09/review-haikyu-complete-season-2-dvd-2/ Thu, 09 Aug 2018 10:02:48 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7727 Following their loss at the Inter-High Preliminaries at the hands of Aoba Johsai, the Karasuno volleyball team launch themselves into training for the Spring Tournament. Thanks to their friends at Nekoma High, they are given the perfect chance to hone their skills when they are invited to a training camp in Tokyo and are able […]

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Review: Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood Part 2 (Eps 36-64 + Ova) (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/08/05/review-fullmetal-alchemist-brotherhood-part-2-eps-36-64-ova-blu-ray/ Sun, 05 Aug 2018 06:56:39 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7718 Their journey to return their original bodies and oppose the plans of the Homunculi and their mysterious Father has led the Elric brothers to Fort Briggs, a stronghold in the North of Amestris that is commanded by the aggressively capable General Olivier Armstrong and her soldiers. Having just taken care of the Homunculus Sloth and […]

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Review: Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood Part 1 (Eps 1-35) (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/07/24/review-fullmetal-alchemist-brotherhood-part-1-eps-1-35-blu-ray/ Tue, 24 Jul 2018 00:30:43 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7645 Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood is one of those series that almost needs no introduction. Both the manga by Hiromu Arakawa and the two anime adaptations by Studio Bones are extremely well known and loved, each achieving critical acclaim for fantastic character narratives, exploration of themes of war, life, death, progress and suffering, and the philosophical questions […]

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Review: And You Thought There is Never a Girl Online? Complete Series (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/07/20/review-and-you-thought-there-is-never-a-girl-online-complete-series-blu-ray/ Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:30:37 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7670 When Hideki Nishimura, an avid player of Massively-Multiplayer Online Game ‘Legendary Age’, professes his love to an in-game female character, only to have his advances rebuffed by the character telling him they’re a man in real life, he swears off in-game marriages and heads off in shame to play solo. As time heals the wounds, […]

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Review: Sailor Moon S Complete Series (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/07/19/review-sailor-moon-s-complete-series-blu-ray/ Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:00:19 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7638 Hot on the heels of Sailor Moon Crystal Season 3, Sailor Moon R TV and Sailor Moon R The Movie we have Madman’s Blu-Ray release of Sailor Moon S! So much Sailor Moon , and that’s not counting Sailor Moon SuperS which has just come out! Given the previous reviews of Sailor Moon S on […]

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Review: Sailor Moon R The Movie (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/07/10/review-sailor-moon-r-the-movie-blu-ray/ Tue, 10 Jul 2018 01:00:37 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7616 Sailor Moon R The Movie is back and shinier than ever on Blu-Ray! Featuring a fresh remaster based on the 32mm film source, we finally have the definitive release of Usagi and co’s first theatrical journey. Having reviewed the excellent DVD release last year in depth, I’ll keep some of my thoughts on the Blu-Ray […]

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Review: Sailor Moon R Complete Series (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/07/09/review-sailor-moon-r-complete-series-blu-ray/ Mon, 09 Jul 2018 01:00:47 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7619 More Sailor Moon? Yup – following on from the impressive Blu-Ray release of Season 1, Madman are back with a full collection of Sailor Moon R that features the Japanese video masters alongside the bilingual audio from the previous DVD release. As we have previously reviewed Sailor Moon R’s DVD releases (part 1 is here […]

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Review: Haikyu!! Complete Season 1 (Dual Language Edition) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/06/28/review-haikyu-complete-season-1-dual-language-edition/ Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:00:21 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7590 Shoyo Hinata wants to play volleyball, and he wants to stay on the court for as long as he can. Unfortunately for Hinata, he’s small for a volleyball player and his junior high school didn’t have much in the way of a volleyball team – in the first match they ever played his team was […]

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Review: Ronja, the Robber’s Daughter (DVD) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/06/11/review-ronja-the-robbers-daughter-dvd/ Mon, 11 Jun 2018 00:30:14 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7568 The night that Ronja is born, a bolt of lightning split her father’s castle in two, creating a massive chasm known as Hell’s Gap. Ronja is the daughter of Mattis, a professional robber that terrorises travellers in the nearby forest while competing with a rival clan of robbers led by Borka. While Ronja grows up surrounded […]

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Review: Ajin: Demi-Human Complete Season 1 (DVD) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/05/25/review-ajin-demi-human-complete-season-1-dvd/ Fri, 25 May 2018 00:15:14 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7523 High school student Nagai Kei’s life takes a turn for the worst when he is hit by a truck while walking home from school and he doesn’t die. In fact, it’s quite the opposite – while the impact definitely kills him, Kei doesn’t stay dead. His premature and impermanent death reveals that Kei is an […]

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Review: Love Live! Sunshine!! Complete Season 1 Limited Collector’s Edition (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/05/09/review-love-live-sunshine-complete-season-1-limited-collectors-edition-blu-ray/ Wed, 09 May 2018 01:00:01 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7526 Coming in on the heels of the two original Love Live! series and movie telling the tales of the girls of μ’s, this franchise is a legitimate phenomenon and Love Live! Sunshine!! had a hell of a legacy to live up to. After telling the story of a group Tokyo girls who made Akihabara their […]

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Review: Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Complete Season 1 (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/05/08/review-mobile-suit-gundam-iron-blooded-orphans-complete-season-1-blu-ray/ Tue, 08 May 2018 00:35:14 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7465 One of the greatest moments in the life of an anime fan is finding one of THE shows you just know you’re going to love for the rest of your life. A show that takes tropes and elements from other anime and actually incorporates them in meaningful ways, a show that makes you feel excited […]

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Review: Sailor Moon Crystal Set 3 Limited Edition (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/05/07/review-sailor-moon-crystal-set-3-limited-edition-blu-ray/ Mon, 07 May 2018 01:00:11 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7482 Sailor Moon Crystal Set 3 sees the Sailor Moon reboot continue into my favourite saga – Death Busters/Infinity/Sailor Moon S – which I continue to lovingly gush about whenever I have the chance (such as here and here). As much as I enjoyed the previous releases of Sailor Moon Crystal, it was with a mixture […]

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Review: Digimon Adventure Tri Part 3: Confession (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/04/27/review-digimon-adventure-tri-part-3-confession-blu-ray/ Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:30:20 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7473 After the sober end to Digimon Adventure Tri Part 2: Determination, the latest release, Digimon Adventure Tri Part 3, decides to invest some time into the conspiracy element of this interesting take on the Digimon world and pull a few heart strings to see how we’re faring. Following the almost episodic approach to this release, […]

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Video: Sailor Moon Remastered Blu-Ray Box Set 1 unboxing & DVD comparison http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/04/17/video-sailor-moon-remastered-blu-ray-box-set-1-unboxing-dvd-comparison/ Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:30:50 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7449 We’ve covered Madman’s awesome Sailor Moon Season 1 Blu-Ray box set in an earlier review, but we’ve finally gotten around to putting together a video showing off the awesome box set itself as well as a comparison with the DVD release (make sure you crank up the video quality for best results!): You can keep […]

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Review: Digimon Adventure Tri Part 2: Determination (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/04/16/review-digimon-adventure-tri-part-2-determination-blu-ray/ Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:30:56 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7444 Digimon Adventure Tri Part 1 was pretty awesome – stacks of references to the rich world established with the first TV series and an inspired art design made for compelling viewing. So with Digimon Adventure Tri Part 2 we find our journey with this new arc at a cross roads with the opportunity to double-down […]

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Review: School-Live! Complete Series (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/03/31/review-school-live-complete-series-blu-ray/ Fri, 30 Mar 2018 23:30:21 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7430 A couple of things to preface this review: First, School-Live! isn’t an idol anime – It’s ‘live’ as in ‘living’. Yay English! And second, it’s impossible to talk about this series without spoiling the premise and the first episode entirely. Ye be warned! School-Live!, otherwise known as Gakkou Gurashi! presents the story of four girls, […]

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Review: Your Name (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/03/27/review-your-name-blu-ray/ Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:41:50 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7408 There are movies, series and comics that come along every now and then that present something refreshingly unique with an equally powerful storyline. Without any filling, Your Name (Kimi no Na wa) could be described as a body swapping romantic drama that transcends time, place and memory. There is however, so much more to this […]

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Review: Three Leaves, Three Colors Complete Series (DVD) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/03/19/review-three-leaves-three-colors-complete-series-dvd/ Sun, 18 Mar 2018 23:30:44 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7397 Yoko Nishikawa is a former rich girl now living the pauper’s life – but you’d never know it from her mannerisms. When two of her classmates stumble upon her eating a bag of 50-yen bread crusts for lunch in a quiet spot of the school gardens, the ojou-sama illusion is well and truly shattered, but […]

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Review: Danganronpa 3 The End of Hope’s Peak High School – Future Arc & Despair Arc http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/03/08/review-danganronpa-3-the-end-of-hopes-peak-high-school-future-arc-despair-arc/ Wed, 07 Mar 2018 23:30:50 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7356 Danganronpa 3 The End of Hope’s Peak High School is comprised of two DVDs, the Future Arc & Despair Arc, that together make up the entirety of DanganRonpa 3. The two arcs are set in different time periods, and at the time Danganronpa 3 was being aired episodes from each arc were released alternating weeks. […]

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Review: Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions: Rikka Version (DVD) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/03/05/review-love-chunibyo-other-delusions-rikka-version-dvd/ Mon, 05 Mar 2018 00:00:47 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7369 Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions (previously reviewed here) was easily one of the best romantic comedy anime series in recent memory (provided you ignore most of the floundering second season), with a great cast and touching story. Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions: Rikka Version takes the first season and promises to retell it through Rikka’s eyes […]

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Review: Charlotte Part 2 (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/02/26/review-charlotte-part-2-blu-ray/ Sun, 25 Feb 2018 23:30:17 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7358 I reviewed part one of Charlotte back in September, noting that it ended on a fairly dark note and I was curious to see how it played out from there. In volume two, the stakes are raised significantly, and the already strange world of superpowered kids takes on a whole new level of crazy. It’s […]

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Review: A Silent Voice (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/02/15/review-a-silent-voice-blu-ray/ Wed, 14 Feb 2018 23:15:25 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7279 A Silent Voice is a movie that accomplishes several seemingly impossible balancing acts at once. Characters that initially appear despicable are allowed some semblance of reconciliation in a narrative punctured with such sadness opposite moments of complete catharsis and joy. It feels like a film that could have so easily suffered from severe tonal whiplash, […]

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Review: Kancolle: Kantai Collection Complete Series (DVD) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/02/12/review-kancolle-kantai-collection-complete-series-dvd/ Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:12 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7318 Kantai Collection is something that, at this point, almost every weeaboo is at least peripherally aware of. Even if you don’t know what it actually is, or even know the name, you’ll almost certainly recognise it as That Thing With The Girls That Are Also Boats Because Japan. And that’s exactly the literal premise – […]

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Review: Sailor Moon Complete Season 1 (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/02/09/review-sailor-moon-complete-season-1-blu-ray/ Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:24 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7304 So two years ago I postulated that the only way we would ever see Toei’s 1990s adaptation of Sailor Moon in HD was if Madman could magically access an equally magical restoration from a Japanese release. Which actually happened, and I’m still in shock. So now we have Sailor Moon Complete Season 1 on Blu-Ray […]

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Review: Dragon Ball Z Movie Collection 2 (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/02/07/review-dragon-ball-z-movie-collection-2-blu-ray/ Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:48 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7283 In our last exciting episode of Anime Inferno, I got a bit old and grumpy about the first Dragon Ball Z Movie Collection. This second collection of Dragon Ball Z movies grabs everything from 1992 through to 1995, thereby closing out the remaining movies based on the Dragon Ball Z timeline that finished up in […]

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Review: Ushio and Tora Complete Series (DVD) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/01/24/review-ushio-and-tora-complete-series-dvd/ Tue, 23 Jan 2018 23:08:32 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7249 Ushio Aotsuki is an average middle school student of the anime variety – he gets into fist fights with his dad over petty arguments, is incapable of ignoring people in need, and has several friends who show their affection for him by being as violent and tsundere as possible. If that wasn’t enough, Ushio also […]

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Review: Dragon Ball Z Remastered Movie Collection 1 (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/01/16/review-dragon-ball-z-remastered-movie-collection-1-blu-ray/ Tue, 16 Jan 2018 00:00:20 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7230 Akira Toriyama’s international money printing machine, Dragon Ball Z, featured a huge number of movies and specials over the course of its Japanese run. This recent release from Madman takes care of packaging the first six movies plus the Bardock and History of Trunks specials in delightfully restored HD. Given the volume of content in […]

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Review: Metal Slug 1 OST (Vinyl) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2018/01/04/review-metal-slug-1-ost-vinyl/ Thu, 04 Jan 2018 00:00:46 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7217 Metal Slug drew all sorts of excitement when the series hit arcades in the ’90s on SNK’s fan-favourite Neo Geo platform. Nazca’s legendary development on the iconic visual splendour and awesome run and gun gameplay have been the focus of all sorts of fan discussion over the years, but with this release from Data Discs […]

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Review: Mamoru Hosoda Collected Works (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2017/12/24/review-mamoru-hosoda-collected-works-blu-ray/ Sat, 23 Dec 2017 22:30:36 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7190 Mamoru Hosoda has had a fascinating career that has culminated in the production of several outstanding films, cementing him as a visionary filmmaker in the world of animation. Originally acting as key animator in series such as Dragon Ball Z and Sailor Moon, Hosoda has also directed two short movies for the Digimon franchise; Digimon […]

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics Shortlisted Mascots Revealed http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2017/12/13/tokyo-2020-olympics-shortlisted-mascots-revealed/ Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:30:29 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7176 The Tokyo 2020 twitter has recently revealed three sets of mascots shortlisted to represent the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Anyone familiar with characters like Kumamon and Domo-kun know that Japan has turned the mascot business into an art, using cute and wacky characters to represent regions, local attractions, and products. Naturally, this would result in […]

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Review: One Piece Film – GOLD (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2017/11/26/review-one-piece-film-gold-bluray/ Sun, 26 Nov 2017 00:08:17 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7152 Catapult back into the One Piece universe as the Straw Hat Pirates embark on a new adventure at the Grand Lines’ entertainment city, Gran Tesoro. One Piece Film GOLD enters a floating mega Casino where striking it big means your wildest dreams can come true. Drawn in by the neon lights and allure of a […]

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Review: Food Wars Complete Series 1 (Blu-Ray) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2017/11/19/review-food-wars-complete-series-1-blu-ray/ Sun, 19 Nov 2017 00:00:44 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7112 Food Wars has earned something of a reputation for its fusion of passionate food-analysis and copius fan service. The question lies in how the balance of these two elements will play out and if the narrative is strong enough to escape the fleshy grasp of its protagonists. Food Wars Complete Season 1 kicks off the […]

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Review: Rin-Ne Complete Season 2 (DVD) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2017/11/16/review-rin-ne-complete-season-2-dvd/ Wed, 15 Nov 2017 23:00:36 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7091 Another day, another batch of spirits to put to rest and a slew of monetary related problems. At least, that’s the case for half-shinigami Rinne Rokudo in Rin-Ne season 2. Alongside his friend Sakura Mamiya (who can see spirits despite being human), and black cat helper Rokumon, Rinne must guide spirits to the afterlife on […]

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Video: SNES Mini – First Impressions http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2017/11/03/video-snes-mini-first-impressions/ Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:14 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7115 You know how the internet got all excited at the end of September about the SNES Mini? Well, we did too… except real life got in the way, so here’s a belated nerdtastic look at an hour of messing around with the Australian release of the SNES Mini! You can keep up with our YouTube […]

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Review: Berserk Complete Series Blu-Ray http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2017/10/28/review-berserk-complete-series-blu-ray/ Fri, 27 Oct 2017 23:33:08 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7095 The story of Berserk is as much of a tale of friendship and adventure, as it is of tragedy and survival. Written and Illustrated by the talented Kentaro Miura, the Berserk manga won the Tezuka Osamu Award for Excellence in 2002. Coming back to watch the original animated series from 1997 has been a real […]

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Review: Digimon Tamers Complete Series (DVD) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2017/10/13/review-digimon-tamers-complete-series/ Thu, 12 Oct 2017 22:29:12 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7046 When it comes to shows from your childhood, impartiality can be difficult. Attempting to separate the positive memories of watching early morning television on the weekends from the actual narrative proficiency and entertainment value of a show can be nigh impossible in these circumstances, so strong is the desire for things to be exactly as […]

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Review: Sailor Moon S: Part 2 (DVD) http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2017/10/10/review-sailor-moon-s-part-2-dvd/ Tue, 10 Oct 2017 00:00:20 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7015 Is there ever a bad time to watch Sailor Moon S? Probably not – it’s generally regarded as the fan favourite when it comes to the 1990s adaptation of Sailor Moon, and this release brings all the excitement to a close in terrific style. After the somewhat anti-climatic finale for the previous set (Usagi saved […]

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer Release http://www.animeinferno.com.au/2017/09/30/red-dead-redemption-2-trailer-release/ Fri, 29 Sep 2017 23:53:15 +0000 http://www.animeinferno.com.au/?p=7055 Rockstar Games have released an all-new trailer for their highly anticipated game Red Dead Redemption 2. Serving as a prequel to the 2010 Red Dead Redemption, the new addition to the series tells the story of Arthur Morgan, an outlaw part of the Van der Linde gang who robs and fights his way across America. […]

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