Needless Part 1 Review

Needless Part 1 Tag Line: IN AD 200X, World War 3 began… Produced by: Sentai Filmworks Run time: 280 minutes, over 12 episodes. Language: English, Japanese Genre: Action, Seinen, Science-Fiction, Comedy Available for purchase at Siren Visual Online Store ($49.95) Overview: What do you get if you combine the bible with a season 1 episode of Heroes and a soft-core porno flick? You get Needless...

Anime Focus #1 – Supanova Sydney 2011 Announcements

I will be starting a new feature titled Anime Focus, where-in I focus on various anime related topics and hopefully provide some interesting food for thought. I will cover topics such as anime industry announcements, current and past anime series, upcoming anime seasons, etc. Please note that this is not a review, it is simply an analysis and should be treated as such. There will be no score out o...

Tomoko Kawakami passes away.

  Sad news has come this past week with the death of japanese anime seiyuu (voice actress), Tomoko Kawakami. This news is quite heart-breaking to both the anime world and her fans. Many know the veteran voice actress as many different characters she has played over the years, such as Soi Fon from Bleach, Fuuyuki from Sgt. Frog, Sayuri from Kanon, Hikaru from Hikaru no Go and Utena from Revolu...

The Philosophy of Japanese Animation?

Quite often you see people who claim anime is merely for children and does not hold any artistic merit. This is a misconception widely spread in Australia as amongst the most well known anime series in Australia are the likes of Pokemon and Bakugan: Battle Brawlers, which are aimed at children. Anime has an unfortunate stigma in the country that isn’t exactly warranted. In an interesting dis...

SUPANOVA 2011 Sydney Event Guide…

… is now available online for anyone who needs to reference the event for informative purposes, or to correspond with their budgets and time constraints. With Supanova only 12 days away, anyone who plans to attend should at least glance at this guide so that they can better plan their day in order to achieve maximum enjoyment from the event. As any convention attendee will know, it can be in...

Australian Anime and Manga New Releases (June 2011)

We have quite a good month ahead of us anime and manga fans. Madman has a lot on offer this month and Siren Visual has some great titles coming as well. Here is what is being released this month and when: Madman’s Releases:   DVD Bleach Collection 09 (15th, June) Chrome Shelled-Regios Collection 02 (15th, June) Eden of the East Movie 1: King of Eden + Air Communication (15th, June) Evangelio...

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