Review: Samurai Flamenco Complete Series (DVD)

Masayoshi Hazama is a model with dreams of becoming a real-life superhero, so he takes to the streets donning his superhero persona, Samurai Flamenco. But without superpowers or a fancy crime fighting suit,  Masayoshi has to start small, and spends his nights targeting teenage loiterers, litterbugs, and purse snatchers. While performing his heroic duties, Masayoshi […]

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 […]

Review: Samurai Flamenco Part 1 (DVD)

Samurai Flamenco follows Hazama Masayoshi, a fresh-faced male model on the verge of making it big by day, and the hero Samurai Flamenco by night. Hazama has always been obsessed with Sentai hero shows. After the death of his parents, Hazama was raised by his grandfather who created the hero character of Samurai Flamenco, and uses this […]

Review: Michiko & Hatchin Complete Series (DVD)

Michiko & Hatchin is a unique story set in a fictional country that bears a strong resemblance to Brazil. We’re introduced to the criminal Michiko Malandro, who escapes prison to rescue 10-year-old Hana ‘Hatchin’ Morenos from her abusive foster family. Michiko’s steadfast determination to find her old flame Hiroshi Morenos (Hatchin’s father, thought to be […]

GANGSTA Studio Manglobe Closes, Files For Bankruptcy

Reported by japanese industry site along with Kotaku and AnimeNewsNetwork among others, anime studio Manglobe have filed for bankruptcy in Japan after the insolvent studio was unable to find a way to continue business and manage debts. Their website,, has been taken offline. Manglobe were responsible for this last seasons GANGSTA, along with other […]