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Review: Mirai (Blu-Ray)

Mirai sits as the eighth film directed by Mamoru Hosoda and looks through the eyes of a young boy adjusting to the changes brought about by the arrival of his baby sister. What kicks off as an endearing and intimate look at the challenges to the family dynamic brought about by the arrival of a […]

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Review: Orange Complete Series (Blu-Ray)

Orange Complete Series promises shoujo high school melodrama in the spirit of a classic do-over trope. While the experience that followed certainly adhered to this in part, the real strength behind this anime series lies elsewhere. Orange Complete Series centres its story around Naho Takamiya, a high schooler living in Matsumoto who receives a letter […]

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Review: Castlevania Complete Season 1 (Blu-Ray)

Castlevania Complete Season 1 captures the previously Netflix-only streaming series into a single release. Given the enormous depths of established lore in the Castlevania universe, it will prove interesting to see how well this recent adaptation fares in finding a balance between easing the cries of fanboys and fangirls while achieving an engaging stand-alone experience. […]

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AVCon 2019 round-up

AVCon 2019 heralded the convention’s 18th year of consecutive service to local and visiting otaku in Adelaide! Just as in previous years, we were there to take a look around, meet people, spend some money and play some games! Guests The schedule for AVCon 2019 had a slew of guests and panels. Paul St Peter […]