Category Archive: Articles

Oct 05

October 2014 Manga Releases

You. Yes, you there! Do you buy manga? Because if you do, this’ll be of interest, a guide to all the manga you can buy this month in the good old UK of… GB. And I mean, who reads scanlations anyway. Not I.

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Mar 28

Sean’s Top 10 Anime of 2013

So, with March drawing to a close and the news that the Spring season has 61 shows I’m get to watch the first episodes of (well that’s the April updates sorted…), its time to look back on the year that was and assign arbitrary numbers and awards. 145 series in total, narrowed down by my …

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Jan 03

Anime To Watch In 2014

And so 2013 draws to a close, which for most people means its time to wheel out the top ten lists. Well, you’ll have to wait for mine, it’ll happen in a few months when I’ve seen a few more shows I missed (like Mike’s darling Hajime no Ippo) and can reflect more on those …

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Dec 21

Action Cartoons, Girl Viewers, and Misogynistic Marketing

Recently there was a small controversy in the animation community where fans found out that the networks don’t want girls watching the boy’s shows. Worse they don’t actively don’t care, to the point where shows have been cancelled due to too many girl and family viewers. Misogynistic marketing was exposed and there was an outcry …

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Aug 20

Summer ’13 Anime Season Picks

Its been a while. Near enough half a year since I lamented the Winter season only having a few alright shows in Love Live and ZKC The Unlimited. In that time Spring has been and gone, and over the next few weeks I’ll be reviewing some of the stuff I watched then, like Gargantia and …

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Apr 01

Best of Winter 2013

The Winter season of anime has never exactly been a hotbed for quality shows, but boy, trying to pick a top five out of this year’s crop was… a challenge, to say the least. Its not even that everything was especially bad, just… average. Probably didn’t help that half the season was either shorts of …

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Mar 25

Sean’s Top 10 Anime of 2012

Holy cow a blog update from Reaf, and one from me, on the same day? What madness is this. Anyway, I’ve been holding off on doing a proper “top ten” entry for a while. A bunch of shows I’ve been watching since Autumn are only now coming to a close, and its fairer to judge …

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Nov 02

How to Get Into Comics

One question that I find about comics is “where do I start reading” and my answer is anywhere. Pick up any comic you’re interested in and start reading, they’re pretty entry level friendly if you have an open mind. Anything you don’t understand or want to know more about you can find out about online …

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Oct 26

Week 5 Special – Why Sonic Heroes was amazing

Soooonic Heeeerroooes. Mention that to most Sonic fans and they’ll go into a blinding rage, only topped by mentioning Sonic ’06 to them. But I’ve not played that one, so lets go back to Heroes, and why I prefered it to every other Sonic game I’ve had the misfortune to play.

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Sep 27

The Freshers Survival Guide

Because there’s going to be lots of new people visiting this website (fingers crossed!), we thought it fitting that there should be some kind of advice section to help you out over the first few weeks. So we got a forum thread going with tips from older members and graduates (click here for the thread, …

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