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DVD Review: Needless Part 1 Episodes 1-12

February 20, 2013 1 comment

An anime series about a group of post-holocaust survivors with extraordinary powers!

Needless Part 1 DVD coverIt is the year 2130, 50 years after the catastrophic events of World War III. Where Tokyo once stood, there is now a nuclear contaminated hole full of rubble and destruction, known as ‘The Black Spot’. Now populated by refugees and outcasts, many of The Black Spot’s inhabitants have developed special powers ranging from telekinesis to super strength, speed and even transmutation. These powers are known as ‘fragments’ and the people who wield them known as the ‘Needless’. Read more…

Film Review: Dead Sushi – A Film By Noboru Iguchi Starring Rina Takeda

October 31, 2012 1 comment

More pandemonium from the director of Machine Girl!

The unrelenting filmmaker Noboru Iguchi (TOMIE Unlimited) has presented audiences around the globe with part mechanical geisha that shoot ninja throwing stars from their buttocks; vengeful schoolgirls with lethal weaponry in place of certain limbs; and a motorcycle that transforms into a karate robot. As wacky as these concepts may be, they actually seem quite credible when compared to his latest offering Dead Sushi, an outrageous cinematic feast that has a cute karate girl taking on Read more…

DVD Review: Hetalia Axis Powers: Paint It, White!

May 26, 2012 12 comments

This series makes history sound interesting!

Hetalia started out as an anime series that was comical as well as educational to young children and teenagers alike. It was about parts of history that in a classroom would have been boring to read about or have a tutorial on. It’s history, period. But this series makes history sound interesting, and as it’s from around the world, children, teens and even adults can get something from it, even if it is only reminiscing about their schooldays, yet school was never as fun as Read more…

DVD Review: Adrift In Tokyo (Ten Ten) – A film By Miki Satoshi

A meditative modern day myth of depth and quality!

A bonding observational road movie, Adrift in Tokyo follows the path of Fumiya Takemura (Joe Odagiri) and Aiichiro Fukuhara (Tomokazu Miura) who, due to present circumstances, cross swords with each other before they embark on a journey of self discovery and redemption.

Takemura is a perpetual student who has been studying law for eight years and is in debt to the tune of 840,000 yen. He has no family to speak of and no friends. He lives in a Read more…

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