Sergei Lazarev

Evangelion Creator to be Featured at Tokyo Film Festival

It’s been announced that the Tokyo International Film Festival will play host to “The World of Hideaki Anno”, a showcase of the filmmaker’s works throughout his career including the cult-hit Evangelion series and rare titles from his undergraduate days. Hideaki Anno, who is currently working on the fourth and final Rebuild of Evangelion film, has been described by Toshio Su...

X Japan Tickets for Madison Square Garden On Sale This Week

Legendary rock group X Japan has recently announced that tickets for its upcoming performance at New York’s Madison Square Garden will go on sale on August 1, 10:00am EDT. The date was previously thought to be July 25 but was changed according to band leader and drummer/pianist Yoshiki’s Twitter post. Not 725 Now 81 — Yoshiki (@YoshikiOfficial) July 24, 2014 The group has also re...

New clip from Appleseed: Alpha is action-packed

  If you still haven’t seen the CGI wizardry that is Appleseed: Alpha this new clip released by Sony Pictures might convince you. Titled as “Open Your Eyes”, this little teaser of the full movie is packed with both ranged and close quarter combat. Be sure to see it below. The futuristic animated film is set around special forces soldier Deunan and her bioroid partner Briareo...

Crime and Punishments Gameplay Debut Has Plenty of Holmes

Focus Home Interactive’s Sherlock Holmes game is very much alive as we finally see a lengthy look at its gameplay via a 23-minute video which sees the famous detective begin the mysterious case of “Black Peter”. See it for yourself below. The video shows off a small part of the first of six cases the game will have players solve and is thankfully devoid of spoilers with only one ...

Appleseed: Alpha Clip Shows Off Scheming Cyborgs

A new video of the upcoming Appleseed: Alpha animated movie has emerged from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment which you can view below along with a set of screenshots. In the 22nd Century, society is populated by both humans and “bioroids” following an apocalyptic World War 3 that had just devastated New York. The CGI film is set to be a reboot of the Appleseed manga which depicts the ...

Nekomonogatari Black Review

Nekomonogatari Black Studio: SHAFT Publisher: Hanabee Format: DVD/Blu-ray Combo Release Date: June 4, 2014 Price: $44.99 – Available Here Overview The enduring Monogatari series, SHAFT’s flagship anime, hits once again and this time with a prequel to the original Bakemonogatari. It’s clear that there are few anime projects out there that are as divisive as this unless you include...

Blade Symphony Review

Blade Symphony Developer: Puny Human Games Publisher: Puny Human Games Platforms: PC Release Date: May 7, 2014 Price: $14.99 – Available Here Overview There are countless competitive online games with guns. Oddly enough, you would struggle to count the number of competitive sword fighting games on one hand. Even stranger when you consider how little skill it takes to operate a modern firearm...

Tokyo Film Festival to Hold Screening in Top Kabuki Theatre

This year it seems like the Tokyo International Film Festival will blend modern cinema with traditional theatrics as it’s been announced a special screening will be held at the esteemed Kabukiza theatre on October 27, 2014. While the film festival will take place between October 23-31, this special event is set to be one of the highlights. We believe the spirit of Kabuki, which has striven t...

Knights of Sidonia Episode 4 Impressions

Knights of Sidonia Episode 4 – Choice Gravity is a harsh mistress and I have to commend Knights of Sidonia for finally bringing it to our attention when so many other anime featuring space colonies didn’t. When something goes wrong on a gigantic floating city in space, gravity (aside from oxygen) is the first thing that could go haywire. Who knew that a few G’s of force could be so cat...

Fate/Stay Night’s 2nd Trailer Streamed, Shows Lancer vs Saber

Originally shown during a convention, the second trailer for ufotable’s Fate/Stay Night was previously viewable as low quality, off screen footage. Now the anime studio has finally released a high quality version featuring a number of the characters including Saber fighting Lancer. Check it out below! The trailer introduces a number of returning characters from Fate/Zero including Kirei Koto...

Fate/Zero Collection 2 Review

Fate/Zero Collection 2 Studio: ufotable Publisher: Madman Format: Blu-Ray (reviewed), DVD Release Date: April 16, 2014 Price: $64.95 – Available Here Overview Originally written as a set of light novels by Gen Urobuchi, Fate/Zero is a prequel series to Type-Moon’s visual novel Fate/Stay Night. With the change in author and animation handled by ufotable, the result was a darker and more...

Company of Heroes 2: The Western Front Armies Trailer Posted

SEGA has released the first gameplay trailer for the upcoming standalone package which brings back the familiar Western Front to Company of Heroes 2. The video also reveals a June 24 release date so make sure to check it out below! The Western Front Armies adds two new factions – the US Forces and the German Oberkommando West. Each army has new gameplay options, infantry, team weapons, vehic...

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