Category Archive: Articles

Mar 31

Sean’s Top 10 Anime of 2017

These never get easier. The time has come to reflect on another year of great shows, lament about those I never got around to catching up with, and rank the ten best series and movies from the year that was 2017. 198! That was the number of first episodes you can read impressions of from …

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Mar 31

Sean’s Top 10 Anime of 2016

It’s been a few years since I last did a top ten for anime. I fell out of anime for a bit, but got back on the horse in 2016. And now that it’s the end of March and the 2-cours that started in October have come to a close, it’s time to look back …

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Feb 12

Justice League Action, Fans, and the 11 Minute Format

Recently Warner Brothers finally announced the next DC animated series, Justice League Action. Bringing back Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, and a few other DC favourite voice actors, and veteran DC animation creators will be working on it, including Alan Burnett, Jim Krieg, and Butch Lukic. The series is using the currently popular 11 minute episode …

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Jan 22

So you want to get into Gundam – A small introduction to Japan’s biggest big robots Part 1

Hey so I’m writing up a thing for the blog about gundam because I’m terrible boring and “on brand”. Mobile Suit Gundam is pretty much THE long running series of Sci-fi Mech Anime. it’s pretty much THE DADDY when it comes to japan’s love affair with giant robots and the very idea of anime fandom …

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Jan 12

Batman The Killing Joke Retrospective

The Killing Joke is probably one of the more equally famous and controversial Batman comics. Written by Alan Moore and drawn by Brian Bolland in 1988. It is called one of the most important Joker stories and has been given as reference material for the Batman movies by Tim Burton, Christopher Nolan, and the current …

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Oct 29

October 2015 Manga Releases

After the last six months of manga megapost, this one will seem frankly sedate, covering only October’s releases. We’ve still got some cool stuff though, including the climax of one of manga’s longest running and most successful series, so hit that lil’ button and see for yourself.      

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Sep 28

Q2 & Q3 2015 Manga Releases

Hello! Been a while, eh? And look at that, the blog’s had a minor facelift. And the calendars working! And other behind the scenes nonsense you can’t see, but I assure you is totally rad. But, er, where was I. Oh yeah. Manga. We’ve seen a huge crop of titles come out over the past …

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Mar 26

Q1 2015 Manga Releases

Time for a manga megapost! There’s been a barrage of great releases over the past three months for fans of right to left comics from all the publishers, with more being licensed by the day (thank you Seven Seas for licensing Accelerator <3), so much so I can’t cover everything as in-depth as I would …

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Dec 04

December 2014 Manga Releases

So as it turns out I have been missing a manga publisher for the past few months. Good old Kodansha! Thanks to somebody on Twitter who reminded me about them. Anyway, time now to look at the final batch of Japanese comics making their way to UK shelves this year. Oh, and for the record, …

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Nov 10

November 2014 Manga Releases

Firstly, I’d like to say I do put my money where my mouth is and bought the first volume of Ajin, so expect thoughts on that sometime. Need to finish my current Cardcaptor Sakura volume. Secondly, and more importantly, WE HAVE AN ANICOM STEAM GROUP GO JOIN AND PLAY VIDJA GAEMS – http://steamcommunity.com/groups/anicom Okay, enough …

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