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Review: Seiyu’s Life Complete Series (DVD)

Seiyu’s Life’s premise is refreshingly interesting – self-referencial seiyu career drama/slice of life/coming of age-character based story with a big emphasis on the nitty gritty quirks of working in Japan’s highly-competitive and internationally recognised voice talent industry. As a long-time fanboy why wouldn’t I jump at the chance to check it out? Seiyu’s Life follows […]

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Review: Gunstar Heroes OST (Vinyl)

Gunstar Heroes, one of Treasure’s most revered games, is often lauded for its graphics and astonishingly great gameplay. The first time I ever played the game was in 1993 – Anime Inferno co-founder Inferno and I wheeled our bikes around to our local independent rental haunt, Power Play, and lo-and-behold, there was Gunstar Heroes in […]

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Review: Your Lie in April Part 2 (DVD)

Picking up where we left off at the end of episode 11 of Your Lie in April, Kousei Arima’s mother issues are quickly resolved, making way for a whole new bout of trepidation to plague his life. The girl he’s fallen in love with is frequently being hospitalised and the question of his future as a pianist pushes its way into the spotlight. All […]

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Review: Your Lie in April Part 1 (DVD)

When music completely encompasses your life losing the ability to play would undoubtedly be one of your biggest fears. Your Lie in April follows Kousei Arima, who is unable to hear himself play after the traumatic death of his mother. Kousei now adamantly avoids the piano and the competition scene altogether, seemingly content with giving up on everything he’s worked […]

Kingdom Hearts World Tour

Kingdom Hearts Orchestra -World Tour-

It has finally happened. The Kingdom Hearts series has gone the way that the Final Fantasy, Pokémon and Zelda series have with Distant Worlds, Symphonic Evolutions and Symphony of the Goddesses respectively. The official Japanese Kingdom Hearts Twitter account announced on the 28th of April that an orchestral concert of music from the series will be on […]