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Ben-To Complete Series Collection review

Ben-To Complete Series Collection review
No matter where I begin, this is going to sound ridiculous. So here goes nothing. Ben-To is an anime that can’t be expanded on much further than the title itself. It’s an anime about bento. It’s an anime about lunch. That’s literally it. But for a premise so stupidly simple, it was a thoroughly entertaining watch. The series starts with our protagonist, Yo Sato, innocently minding his own business as he enters a supermarket with the nonchalant... 

Red Dwarf Panel at MCM Manchester Comic Con

Red Dwarf Panel at MCM Manchester Comic Con
In 1987 in the old BBC building on Oxford Road, Manchester, a comedy set in a spaceship was being made, one that would gain a huge cult following over time. A whole 27 years later and the Red Dwarf cast are finally back in the show’s home town. Paying a visit to the MCM Manchester Comic Con were Chris Barrie (Rimmer), Robert Llewellyn (Kryten), Hattie Hayridge (Holly) and Judy Pascoe (Mechanoid Camille). Before any of them had even opened their... 

Steins Gate Season Two Review

Steins Gate Season Two Review
Season Two of Steins Gate has finally clattered its way through to me and now that I know how everything ends I can sleep well at night once more, but is it really that good? This will probably contain spoilers for you if you haven’t seen the first series. This second series takes everything from the first and builds on it and twists it into a headache of excellent anime. After the death of Mayuri at the hands of the SERN rounders and Moeka,... 

Review: Doctor Who Series 7 Episode 5 – The Angels Take Manhattan

Review: Doctor Who Series 7 Episode 5 – The Angels Take Manhattan
Directed by Nick Hurran Written by Steven Moffat Starring Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill The Weeping Angels are back with a vengeance in this episode of Doctor Who, marking the end of the first half of series 7 with The Angels Take Manhattan. Show-runner Steven Moffat picks up script-writing duties once again, also using the episode to give a fond farewell to Amy and Rory (Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill), who make their final appearance... 

Falling Skies Season One Review

Falling Skies Season One Review
Falling Skies is a US sci-fi series created by Robert Rodat and produced by Steven Spielberg. It takes place six months after an alien invasion leaves the planet devastated. The world’s power grid has been neutralised, military forces decimated and 90% of the human population is gone in just a few short days. We don’t know why they are here or what they want, just that they are rounding up 8 to16 year olds to fit with a biomechanical... 

Interview with Dean Haspiel

Interview with Dean Haspiel
In my time writing for this site, I have talked to and met some very interesting people; game developers, voice actors, and those involved in comics and manga. Recently at the MCM Expo in London, Namco Bandai and ShiftyLook brought a selection of highly talented comic book writers and artists to discuss their various webcomic series‘ based on old disused Namco Bandai properties. I was lucky enough to meet Dean Haspiel, artist for the fantastic... 

Bandai Sama comes to the rescue in Ultimate Tenkaichi’s Hero Mode!

Bandai Sama comes to the rescue in Ultimate Tenkaichi’s Hero Mode!
Following on from yesterday’s Hero Mode reveal trailer, Namco Bandai have today released a new video of Hero mode as the first part of a series following the adventures of “Bandai Sama” – A Saiyan in an alternate universe of DBZ. The first video in the series simply shows us the beginning of Bandai Sama’s creation via Ultimate Tenkaichi’s Hero Mode, but that doesn’t take away from the excitement as we get... 

Metroid Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Metroid Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary
6th August 2011 marked the 25th anniversary of the successful Nintendo series, Metroid. Nintendo has already celebrated the 25th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda this year, as well as Super Mario at the end of 2010. Unfortunately Nintendo have not announced any plans to celebrate as of yet, but considering that Zelda has a celebratory symphony, and Mario acquired a special re-release of Super Mario All-Stars for the Wii, hopefully Metroid will... 

Doctor Who shocking new Impossible Astronaught images

Doctor Who shocking new Impossible Astronaught images
Warning, spoilers below       As of midnight the BBC have released three new images from the series opener (airing later today) which can only be described as shocking. The newly released images posted below support the ominous rumour that someone is going to die in the first episode of the series, and knowing the head writer, Steven Moffat, it won’t disappoint.       <   Doctor Who – The Impossible... 

Doctor Who Confidential returns!

Doctor Who Confidential returns!
Just like chips need salt, pancakes need syrup, and butter needs bread, Doctor Who needs Doctor Who Confidential, and with the new series of Doctor Who starting today on the 23rd of April, Doctor Who Confidential isn’t far behind – 15 minutes to be precise. Upon it’s return to our screens, Doctor Who Confidential boasts a distinctive new style with more of everything that previously brought the show it’s popularity. Episode... 
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