November 2018, Katsugeki Touken Ranbu, Feature image

Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu Complete Series (Blu-Ray)

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: Only Yesterday (Blu-Ray)

Back in May we had the opportunity to review Only Yesterday on DVD, but with Madman recently releasing it on Blu-Ray, we thought it was a good opportunity to revisit Takahata’s delightful tale in HD. For those wanting a strong synopsis of the plot I’d recommend you read Calo’s review of the DVD edition, but […]

Review: Samurai Flamenco Part 2 (DVD)

Samurai Flamenco Part 2 picks up the series with Masayoshi now leading his very own team, the Flamengers. After their encounter with King Torture of From Beyond, Mineral Miracle Muse a.k.a. the Flamenco Girls have all but disbanded, but it seems the crazy invaders known as From Beyond aren’t the biggest threat after all when […]

March 2016 Space Dandy Part 2 Blu-Ray Review, feature image

Review: Space Dandy Part 2 (Blu-Ray)

Space Dandy’s moments of clarity and brilliance carved out a little niche of piqued interest when I reviewed the first season back in December. With season two shining its way onto Blu-Ray I figured it was a good opportunity to see where this delightful space opera could go as it wraps up its seemingly frivolous […]