Eureka Seven Part 2 Review

Eureka Seven Part 2 Studio: Bones Publisher: FUNimation Release Date: April 22nd, 2014 Format: DVD Price: $34.98 – Available Here Overview Looking at the first half of the original Eureka Seven series, it was easy to see why it would earn a sequel series, with it’s great pacing, well-rounded characters, and fantastic visuals. With Part 1 down though, it’s time to look at what Par...

Eureka Seven Part 1 Review

Eureka Seven Part 1 Studio: Bones Publisher: FUNimation Release Date: April 22nd, 2014 Format: DVD Price: $34.98 – Available Here Overview What do you get when combining giant robots and surfing? Eureka Seven. Previously, I got to review Eureka Seven AO, the sequel series to the original, which was some what of a mixed bag of interesting moments coupled with alright action, with way too much...

SMASH! 2014 – Toshihiro Kawamoto Announced As Third Special Guest

“SMASH!” today announced the next special guest for their upcoming 2014 convention and it’s none other than Japanese anime royalty Mr. Toshihiro Kawamoto. If you’re an anime fan of any caliber (which you are considering you’re reading this article), chances are you’ve seen a series that Mr. Kawamoto has been a part of in one way or another. As the lead character...

“Hitsugi No Chaika” Second Season Announced

If you’re an avid anime watcher and you’ve been following the latest season of series’ you’ll be aware of one called “Hitsugi No Chaika” which is also known as “Chaika The Coffin Princess“. Well “Hitsugi No Chaika” is only six episodes in at this point in time and we’ve just gotten word from the series’ official website that a...

Tenkai Knights: Brave Battle announced for PAL release

As we have already heard, Tenkai Knights: Brave Battle is heading overseas but until now there was only word that the game would be released in the Americas. Well today Bandai Namco in Europe has announced that the game will also be released on the 3DS in the PAL region as well. Unfortunately this announcement did not come with an exact release date but we can still expect it sometime in 2014. As ...

“Sentai Filmworks” Licenses “Captain Earth”

“Sentai Filmworks” – an American anime publisher and distributor – announced yesterday that they have acquired the license to the newest “BONES Studio” anime “Captain Earth“. Revolving around a young man who’s dream has always been to reach the stars like his father (an astronaut) once did, the series follows his journey from “seemingly n...

“Space Dandy” Renewed For A Second Season

It just keeps on going, baby! Any good anime fan would know that “AnimeJapan” went on over the weekend and directly from there came some news from a “Space Dandy” panel that the series has been picked up for a second season, something I and a lot of the other Capsule Computers employees are extremely excited about. This was confirmed by both the staff and cast of the series...

Space Dandy Episode 8 Impressions

Space☆Dandy Episode 8 – The Lonely Pooch Planet, Baby In my long time as an anime fan, I have watched some seriously non-content shows. For goodness sake, I even sat through all of Lucky Star! But at least Lucky Star taught me the pros and cons of chocolate cornet bread which is more than I can say for this episode of Space Dandy! I don’t know who ‘wrote’ the script for thi...

Space Dandy Episode 7 Impressions

Space☆Dandy A Race in Space is Dangerous, Baby At the end of last week, I said that this episode looked like a great opportunity for Bones to make a homage to a certain awesome 2010 racing movie that may well be my favourite anime movie of all time. Undoubtedly, there was always a bit of the bloodpumping magic that is Redline hidden somewhere between Dandy’s brilliant, bouffant quiff and the...

Space Dandy Episode 6 Impressions

Space☆Dandy The War of the Undies and Vests, Baby The human race has had its fair share of stupid wars. Oil, religion, the colour of our skin – They’ve all been fuel for conflict in the past, but only after the fact do we see how ridiculous and futile fighting over them really is. However, this week Space Dandy actually succeeded in making those wars seem reasonable in comparison to th...

Noragami Set to Feature an Anime Original Character

The official site for the anime adaptation of Noragami, has revealed that a character not present in the manga will join the cast. Designed by Adachitoka himself (the creator of the manga), the character will be known as Rabo and is set to be voiced by Takahiro Sakurai (Ace of Diamond’s Miyuki, Log Horizon’s Crusty). Set to appear in the second half of the series, this god of misfortun...

Space Dandy Episode 4 Impressions

Space☆Dandy Episode 4 – Sometimes, You Can’t Live With Dying, Baby The Western zombie phenomena is something that has fascinated Japan ever since George A. Romero’s 1968 classic, Night of the Living Dead. Somewhere along the way, that fascination trickled down into anime and manga and in the last decade there have been some extremely notable and, in all honesty, very good titles ...

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