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Music: Konomi Suzuki 1

Music: Konomi Suzuki

By Shelley Pallis. Anime music has always played a large role in the life and career of singer Konomi Suzuki. The 22-year-old star boasts that it was the sight of Sheryl Nome, the blond-tressed...
Books: BM Manga 2

Books: BM Manga

By Jonathan Clements. From the exacting way that curator Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere’s introduction refers to her British Museum exhibition as “Manga マンガ”, it seems that almost everybody who attended has failed to realise that...
Of Flesh and Blood 3

Of Flesh and Blood

By Jeremy Clarke. In the West, Hirokazu Koreeda remains Japan’s highest-profile, living, live-action film director. Shoplifters (2018) picked up over eighty awards nominations this year including the Best Foreign-Language Picture Golden Globe and Oscar....

Zeta Gundam Part 2

By Andrew Osmond. Zeta Gundam is sometimes described as one of the darker Gundam series. That’s largely because of things that happen in the last couple of episodes on this set – this really...

Oldboy Restored

By Jonathan Clements. After a drunken night on the town in Seoul, Oh Dae-su (Choi Min-sik) just wants to get home and give his daughter her birthday present. But on the way … he...

Podcast – 1st August 2019

ALL THE ANIME PODCAST – 1st August 2019 “I Am Not A Gundam” [RECORDED ON 27th, 28th & 31st July 2019] We’re back with a new episode and it’s already going in a different direction than what...
Gundam Thunderbolt: Bandit Flower 4

Gundam Thunderbolt: Bandit Flower

By Andrew Osmond. Gundam Thunderbolt: Bandit Flower is the sequel to a previous film, Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky, which is available from Anime Limited and covered on this blog here. If you’re broadly familiar...
Manga: Ryuko 5

Manga: Ryuko

By Shelley Pallis. “The Middle East is great,” chuckles an evil gangster in Eldo Yoshimizu’s manga Ryuko. “It smells of blood all the time. You’ll love it.” There are a bunch of opportunities to...
Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening Collector’s Edition! 6

Attack on Titan: Roar of Awakening Collector’s Edition!

You may recall that in early 2018 we brought the the second season recap movie of the mega hit series Attack on Titan to cinemas in the UK. We appreciate it’s been a long time...
Tatsuo Sato Interview 7

Tatsuo Sato Interview

By Amos Wong. It’s hard to imagine Nadesico’s Tatsuo Sato practising law, but it was the profession he was originally going to enter. “There’s absolutely no relation whatsoever,” he laughs, commenting on his major...