Review: Dororo Complete Series (Blu-Ray)

Developed by the Tezuka Productions and MAPPA animation studios, Dororo (2019) is an adaptation of the 1969 Dororo anime, based on the manga of the same name by the prolific “father of Manga”, Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy, Kimba the White Lion, Black Jack). However, the series goes beyond simply adapting the original story and adding […]

Shenmue the Animation First Impressions, Feature Image

First impressions: Shenmue the Animation

Shenmue the Animation was a surprise announcement last year, coming out of a co-production between Crunchy Roll, Adult Swim and Sega. With the first episode hitting streaming services on the 6th of February 2022, it is now an official part of the Shenmue pantheon, a series that contains some of the most ambitious technical achievements […]

Review: Smile down the Runway – The Complete Season (Blu-Ray)

High school student Chiyuki Fujito dreams of becoming a runway model and representing her father’s company and modelling agency, Mille Neige, on the fashion runways of Paris. However, despite her beauty and professionalism, Chiyuki faces constant rejection in the world of fashion due to her short stature. Similarly, her classmate Ikuto Tsumura also dreams of […]