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London Anime Convention 20-21 July 2013

April 23, 2013 1 comment

An event that includes J-pop, cosplay, special guests, and lots of fun!

London Anime Con 2013Anime League kicks off with their Summer London Anime Convention 20-21 July at the London Rocket Complex, Holloway Road.  Over a thousand people are expected to attend this weekend which is jammed pack full of anime, gaming, Japanese culture and Read more…

Koichi Sakamoto Directs Nao Nagasawa And Ayumi Kinoshita In Travelers: Dimension Police

March 3, 2013 11 comments

Sexy Nagasawa and Kinoshita kick ass in new action-packed sci-fi drama!

Travelers Police Dimension (C)2013 Next Media Animation Limited. All rights reserved. pic 3You may recall in February 2012 when Diverse Japan interviewed Nao Nagasawa (Ninpuu Sentai Hurricaneger, GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka, Playgirls 2012) that she mentioned she was going to Taiwan the following month to begin shooting her next action movie. DJ can now reveal that the film she spoke of is a sci-fi action adventure called Travelers: Dimension Police directed by Read more…

DVD Review: Chaos; Head Collection

February 10, 2013 5 comments

From the mind that brought you Death Note comes a schizophrenic anime experience!

Chaos HeadBased on a virtual novel developed for the PC (and later Playstation and XBox systems) by 5pb and Nitroplus and consequent Manga adaptation, Chaos Head (also known as the stylised ChäoS;HEAd) is a psychological thriller with sci-fi and fantasy elements.

The story follows Takumi Nishijō, an otaku with a love of action figures and dolls, specifically of his favourite anime heroine, Orgel Seira. He is reclusive and a self confessed ‘hermit’ with most of his social integration taking place Read more…

DVD Review: The World God Only Knows Complete Series One Collection

January 22, 2013 1 comment

12 episodes over 2 discs!

The World God Only Knows Complete Series One Anime series about computer games are quite popular among the Japanese audiences at the moment. Baka and Test is one that springs to mind, but there are many more. As most technology comes from Japan, and the gaming industry as a whole has taken off greatly, this anime is an example of what happens when school kids get embroiled in hand held gaming devices like the PSP.

The World God Only Knows is seen through the eyes of Katsuragi Keima, a middle school student who is fascinated by his new game. He enjoys Read more…

NEO Magazine Issue 106 Profiles Film Director Toshiaki Toyoda (9 Souls) OUT NOW!

January 17, 2013 Leave a comment

A special double cover issue – Plus free MCM Comic Con cosplay 2013 diary!

NEO issue #106 Toshiaki Toyoda profileNEO magazine welcomes in the New Year with bumper coverage of the hottest titles UK-bound over the months ahead. From musical predictions to the best anime releases, NEO has all bases covered! Plus, plan your year in style with a free MCM Comic Con Cosplay 2013 Diary!

Then, flip the magazine over to discover everything you need to know about Ni no Kumi: Wrath of the Read more…

DVD Review: Shiki Part 1

January 8, 2013 1 comment

From the studio that brought you Black Butler and Fullmetal Alchemist!

Shiki_Part_1_2DNothing happens in a sleepy town and Megumi knows that for sure. She hates the villagers and their gossip and the rural location she came to. Megumi has a deep desire to leave the next chance she gets, but she soon realises the village isn’t as sleepy as she once thought. A new family have moved into the area. No one knows much about them and strange things have begun to occur in her neighbourhood; Jizo statues have been desecrated, and a mystery illness has started to take the lives of Read more…

Hyper Japan 2012 Christmas – 3 Days Of J-Culture Fun & Excitement At Earls Court London

November 20, 2012 16 comments

Ding dong merrily on high, Hyper Japan Christmas 2012 is coming!

Date: 23 – 25 November 2012

Venue: Brompton Hall, Earls Court, Warwick Road, London SW5 9TA

There are only a couple more days to go before the biggest UK J-culture event Hyper Japan opens its doors Read more…

DVD Review: Strike Witches Complete Series 2 Collection

November 10, 2012 2 comments

A group of flying aces called STRIKE WITCHES lead the battle to regain control of Earth!

During 1944 in Europe a peculiar alien race called the Neuroi made itself known to the humans. For the 501st Joint Fighter Wing, going up against the Neuroi was a walk in the park as they saved Galia from the threat of impending death and destruction. The all-girl pilots however still have to face their enemy again later. The setting is of a different world, set in the same time as World War II where it is the Strike Witches who are protecting Earth from these invasions where the Neuroi take the place of the Read more…

MCM London Comic Con October 2012 Line-Up

October 24, 2012 3 comments

Games, sci-fi, comics, anime and cosplay!

26-28 October 2012

ExCel London

MCM Expo London Comic Con returns to ExCel London on 26-28 October and there’s a brilliant line-up of special guests, games, sci-fi, comics, anime and cosplay content to entertain the Read more…

Four Female-Fronted Japanese Acts Fly to London for Showcase Set

October 11, 2012 Leave a comment

An evening of explosive live music from Japan!

Japan Underground returns to London with one of its most exciting live line-ups to date; FOUR artists from Japan, all rocking female vocalists! From rock, to quirky and fun shibuya-kei and indie-pop, we have it all covered! Come along for one of our most Read more…

Best Battlers To Win Signed Copies Of ‘The Last Story’ At Midlands Comic Con

February 9, 2012 4 comments

Midlands Comic Con – International Centre,Telford – 18 FEB.

Visitors to the Midlands Comic Con in Telford on 18 February will get the chance to win copies of Nintendo’s epic new Wii™ RPG The Last Story™ signed by its creator, legendary games director Hironobu Sakaguchi.

Nintendo will be holding player battles at its stand throughout the show – and the victor of each Read more…

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