Shinichirō Watanabe Will Attend MadFest in Melbourne This November

Madman Entertainment announced earlier today that anime director Shinichirō Watanabe will be attending the upcoming Madman Anime Festival in Melbourne as a Guest of Honour. Watanabe will be at the event meeting fans, signing autographs and presenting a panel. The event will be held on November 4 and 5, 2017. More details will be announced in the next few months. Watanabe made his directorial debut...

Space Dandy Complete Series Review

Space Dandy Complete Series Studio: Bones Publisher: Madman Entertainment / FUNimation Entertainment Platforms: DVD (reviewed) / Blu-ray Release Date: April 5, 2017 Price: DVD $59.95 – Available Here / Blu-ray $69.95 – Available Here Overview Space Dandy is a dandy guy… in space. Along with his outdated robot partner QT, he spends his time hunting for unregistered aliens. If they...

The List of Madman’s Anime and Cartoon Network Releases of April 5, 2017

Madman Entertainment’s anime releases of April 5 2017 are now available. Adventure Time: Islands is also now available on DVD. Assassination Classroom Season 2 Part 1 on DVD and Blu-ray. The DVD and Blu-ray product pages variously list this release as containing 11, 12 or 13 episodes. Attack on Titan Season 1 Collection on DVD and Blu-ray. All 25 episodes are included with dual audio options...

Madman’s April 2017 Anime Releases Revealed

Madman Entertainment’s B2B (business-to-business) website has revealed their release schedule for April 2017. In addition to all of the following anime releases, the Adventure Time: Islands miniseries will also be released on DVD and Blu-ray in the same month. Assassination Classroom Season 2 Part 1 on DVD and Blu-ray. Episodes 1-11 will be featured with dual audio options and English subtit...

The List of Madman’s Anime Releases of December 2, 2015

Madman Entertainment’s anime releases of December 2015 are now available across Australia. This list details each of those releases. Ghost in the Shell Arise Part 2 on DVD and Blu-ray – on-disc extras include: “Inside the World of Ghost in the Shell” Part 1, “Logicoma Heart”, “Ghost in the Shell: Arise – Episode:[.jp]”, DVD and Blu-ray spots, “...

What FUNimation Is Releasing in September 2015

FUNimation Entertainment has several releases planned for this month. In addition to the listed on-disc extras, all of FUNimation’s September 2015 releases will include their respective textless song animations and trailers. September 1, 2015: One Piece Season Seven, Voyage Two DVD. On-disc extras will include commentaries. September 15, 2015: Full Metal Panic! Anime Classics Edition DVD and...

Space Dandy Season 1 Blu-Ray Review

Space Dandy Season 1 Studio: Bones Publisher: Funimation Format: Blu-Ray, DVD Release Date: 03 March 2015 Price: $64.98 – Available Here Overview Space Dandy is about “a dandy guy…in space.” The dandy term is relative however. Space Dandy brings to my mind the zanyness of a show like Excel Saga mixed with FLCL…though very much without FLCL’s deeper sophisticated...

Seven Seas Launches Tabletop Game Division; Funds Space Dandy Card Game

Yesterday manga publisher Seven Seas Entertainment announced that they were going to launch a new tabletop games division. At the time they stated that they will be working on trading card games, strategy board games, and miniature games styled around anime. Today they announced their very first game and launched a Kickstarter to see how fans would take to the idea and it seems to be a rousing suc...

Third Hori-San To Miyamura-Kun OVA Planned For Next Year

The third OVA for Hori-san to Miyamura-kun (shortened to Horimiya) is planned to be released in the winter season of 2015, this announcement was made recently on the Oozlaya online store. Adapted from the four panel manga created by HERO, The series focuses on the connection between popular high school girl Kyouko Hori and the quiet, unsociable Izumi Miyamura. Although she appears pretentious, Kyo...

Space Dandy Season 2 – Promotional Video Released

  Before I even think about going on with he actual article I have to ask just one question: Have you been living life the “Dandy” way? Yes, you have? Than this piece of pop culture gold will be just what you’re looking for and, seeing as you’re currently reading this, I believe you’re well aware. A promotional video for the upcoming second season of the highly p...

Madman Entertainment Unveils “AnimeLab”

Madman Entertainment – one of the leading Australian anime and manga distributors – is, once again, changing the way in which they deliver Japanese pop culture to the citizens of this great country. Yes, it is all good and well to purchase anime from Madman, heck, they even gave it to us for free through their “Madman Screening Room”, but now they’re taking their anim...

High Expectations – Are They Wrecking Anime?

The thought of high expectations having negative effects on an anime series is something that hit me in full only recently. Though I’ve experienced this many times throughout my anime-watching life, it is only now that I’ve finally decided to question whether or not fans of anime SHOULD have any expectations for a series at all. Anticipation is an incredibly powerful feeling for people...

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