Review: Promare (Blu-Ray)

Thirty years ago, half of the world was consumed by the Great World Blaze, a massive fire caused by the spontaneous manifestation of pyrokinetic abilities in a portion of the human population. Now known as the Burnish, those with the ability to wield fire find themselves the target of anti-Burnish sentiment, and tensions heighten further […]

Review: Aquarion Complete Series (DVD)

Aquarion is a mecha series set in a post-apocalyptic world where the remnants of humanity are harvested by Shadow Angels as an energy source, a little like The War of the Worlds. The Shadow Angels are immortal winged creatures who are vastly more powerful than humans and possess advanced mystical technology. They have awoken after […]

Evangelion Bullet Train in Development

A new bullet train in Japan is in development to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Neon Genesis Evangelion and the 20th anniversary of the Sanyō Shinkansen line that makes the journey between Osaka and Fukuoaka on a daily basis. Anime director Hideaki Anno and original mecha designer Ikuto Yamashita are working directly on the project and […]