Category Archive: Reviews

Mar 10

Movie March – The Boy and The Beast

Welcome back to Movie March! All month long, we’ll be looking at and reviewing animated films from both the east and the west. Today it’s the turn of the latest film to be directed by Mamoru Hosoda, The Boy and The Beast. I’ve talked about Hosoda’s work before, including reviewing Wolf Children when we did …

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Mar 06

Movie March – Ratchet & Clank

Welcome back to Movie March! All month long, we’ll be looking at and reviewing animated films from both the east and the west. Today it’s the turn of the movie adaptation of the semi-reboot of the Ratchet & Clank video game series, called… Ratchet & Clank. I have played the 2016 game this is based …

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Mar 03

Movie March – Harmony

It’s been 3 years since the last time we did Movie March, and there’s been a lot of interesting films from both the east and the west in the intervening time, so we’re bringing it back for 2017. So stay tuned to the Anicom blog throughout March for a bunch of animated film reviews! And …

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Feb 14

Comic Review – Sex Criminals Vol 1: One Weird Trick

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! Whether you’re single, in a couple, or polying it up, enjoy this day of love, romance and passion. We at Anicom also love all of the above (as well as using butt in conversation far too much / not nearly enough), so what better day to look at Image Comic’s amazing series …

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Oct 02

Batman Beyond Rebirth #1 Review

So there is a new wave of DC #1s coming out to try and tantalize new readers in after about 5 years of steadily declining sales. Most of these are just rebrandings of your regularly expected DC comcis, This one them going back to the well of the DCAU and trying to reinvigorate a book …

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Apr 01

Anime Review – Erased

Winter’s almost over for another year. The clocks have leapt forward, the temperature’s increasing, and the weather is… okay, it’s just as crap as ever up here, but close enough. Which means it won’t be long until I get to drown under a deluge of new first episodes, yay! But before that, there’s time to …

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Jan 26

Cartoon Review – Batman Bad Blood

The latest DC animated movie is out and it’s the continuation of the Son of Batman story in Batman Bad Blood. Batman has gone missing and is presumed dead so it’s up to former Robin Dick Grayson to don the Batman costume with Bruce’s son Damian as his Robin to try and bring order to …

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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 12

Anime Review – Valkyrie Drive Mermaid Ep 1

In a world where bras are a rarity and breasts have been largely replaced with water balloons, one random spineless virgin girl must turn into an unimpressive sword to fight other girls who turn into much more imaginative weapons, for reasons that aren’t explained and are probably stupid. Yeah, it’s one of those anime. Valkyrie …

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Oct 07

Anime Review – Aldnoah.Zero S1

As the past few years have gone by, there’s been one constant in anime. Gen Urobuchi, or “Butch Gen”, is a damn good writer. He created Madoka and Psycho-Pass. He adapted Fate/Zero into a masterpiece. He made the best Kamen Rider in years. All those achievements for one guy in the space of five years? …

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