Review: Asteroid in Love – The Complete Series (Blu-Ray)

Following a night of stargazing as children, newfound friends Mira and Ao make a promise to discover an asteroid together. Although parting ways after this brief childhood encounter, the two reunite upon attending high school and joining the Earth Sciences Club – a combination of the former Geology Club and Astronomy Club. Although the two […]

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Review: Earwig and the Witch (Blu-Ray)

Earwig and the Witch is the first fully-CGI animated film from Studio Ghibli. Except it kind of isn’t since it’s actually a feature length TV special commissioned by NHK that has received a theatrical release more recently. It’s… an interesting experiment, but more on that later. Set in generic a semi-rural English town in the […]

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Review: Akira (Special Edition) (4K/UHD Blu-Ray)

Akira is one of the most celebrated anime releases of all time, and for good reason. The combination of stunning hand-drawn animation, incredible original soundtrack and harrowingly raw sci-fi narrative pushed across cultural divides and delivered considerable commercial success. With a native 4K digitally mastered print under their belt, it’s time to see how well […]

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Review: Wicked City (Blu-Ray)

Wicked City made a name for itself locally as part of the first wave of influential anime that hit Australia in the mid-90s. In 2021, now’s the perfect time to check it out again in HD to determine if its cult status was built on hubris or if it holds up. Set in the sprawling […]