Review: Charlotte Volume 1 (DVD)

Charlotte takes place in an alternate reality where a small percentage of children gain superhuman abilities at the onset of puberty, with the catch that the power will disappear as the child ages. The story follows protagonist Yuu Otosaka, who has the ability to possess anyone in his line of sight for five seconds, while his […]

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Review: Sonic Mania OST (Vinyl)

Sonic Mania’s captured a fair share of love on the internet and certainly stole our collective hearts away, leaving a gushing initial playthrough in its wake, but in addition to a great presentation and razor-sharp gameplay, its soundtrack performs an amazing job of revisiting classic tracks and creating new ones to accompany the additional levels […]

Review: Erased Volume 2 (Blu-Ray)

Erased Volume 2 hits the ground running, with the stakes higher than they’ve ever been as Satoru returns to 1988 once again to try and change Kayo’s fate. Now a little more knowledgeable on the events of the past, Satoru attempts to avoid his prior mistakes and goes on the offensive – hiding Kayo from […]

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Review: Seiyu’s Life Complete Series (DVD)

Seiyu’s Life’s premise is refreshingly interesting – self-referencial seiyu career drama/slice of life/coming of age-character based story with a big emphasis on the nitty gritty quirks of working in Japan’s highly-competitive and internationally recognised voice talent industry. As a long-time fanboy why wouldn’t I jump at the chance to check it out? Seiyu’s Life follows […]

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Review: Amagi Brilliant Park (Blu-Ray)

Amagi Brilliant Park throws an egotistical and talented high school student into the shoes of a manager set to achieve impossible attendance figures at an ailing theme park. It’s certainly one of the more unique settings I’ve seen in years if nothing else, but the suffusion of supernatural magic ensures you’re still in for an […]

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Review: One Punch Man (Blu-Ray)

One Punch Man has earned a feverish cult following in the aftermath of its critical and commercial success since 2015. This latest release from Madman brings together the full TV series and the OVAs into a single package, so now seems as good an opportunity as any dive in to see what all the hype […]

Review: The Red Turtle (DVD)

Co-produced with Studio Ghibli, Michael Dudok de Wit’s first full-length animated film delves into the life of a man who finds himself marooned on an island after a storm, as he desperately searches for a way to escape. Unfortunately, his attempts to leave the island are continuously thwarted by a large red turtle, and each […]