Posts tagged with "anime"

Code Geass Director Joins Active Raid

Code Geass Director Joins Active Raid
Goro Taniguchi (Planetes, Code Geass, Maria the Virgin Witch) has landed the job of chief director on the new TV anime Active Raid: Mobile Assault Division, Unit 8.  Read More →

Animax Competition: Win a Sony Xperia Z3 Smartphone

Animax Competition: Win a Sony Xperia Z3 Smartphone
Enjoying anime on the go has never been easier thanks to the launch of ANIMAX’s new Android and iOS apps. And to celebrate those launches ANIMAX has joined forces with MyM magazine and MCM Buzz to give you a chance to win a Sony Xperia Z3 smartphone. Following the success of the ANIMAX app on PlayStation 4, ANIMAX is excited to announce the launch of our new ANIMAX apps on iOS and Android. It features the latest anime shows direct from Japan... 

Manglobe, the studio that brought us Samurai Champloo, is bankrupt

Manglobe, the studio that brought us Samurai Champloo, is bankrupt
Samurai Champloo will undoubtedly be dubbed by many anime fans as one of the greatest anime of all time, with its blend of alternate Edo-era Japan and hip-hop music. Gangsta., an anime which made its debut this year is also sure to become a favourite in the hearts of anime fans. However, Manglobe (マングローブ), the company that brought us these hit shows, has become bankrupt. The shows produced by Manglobe have always had a knack for being... 

Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ Super Fan Event Screening

Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ Super Fan Event Screening
Whilst the television, computer screen or even our handheld devices may be good options to check out television shows and movies , there actually isn’t nothing quite like watching a movie in the cinema. On Friday 19th June 2015, Picturehouse Central made its debut. A luxurious cinema with a thousand seats and seven screens built where Cineworld Shaftsbury Avenue previously stood. Wednesday 23rd September 2015 marked the date that Picturehouse Central... 

Goodies galore in Japan Crate’s latest box

Goodies galore in Japan Crate’s latest box
It may be a given, but the MCM Buzz team are pretty partial to some of the weirdest and most wonderful food from around the world. We were recently sent the August edition of Japan Crate and was surprised to see the amount of sweets and geeky products within the adorable and cleverly designed ‘Premium’ box. This is a Japanese candy subscription box that comes in three different sizes and prices. There is the ‘Mini’ box for... 

Opening day at TokyoToys new store in Birmingham

Opening day at TokyoToys new store in Birmingham
15 August 2015 saw the opening of TokyoToys new store in the centre of Birmingham. The day saw over a thousand people descend to the Japanese manga and toy store, which included performances, cosplay, giveaways, Pocky and even a special cake from the Amazing Cake Company. Situated on Corporation Street, it is the second TokyoToys store in the UK, following on from the first in the Trocadero centre in London. Co-owner Hideki, manager Jon and the staff... 

Bleach Series 16 Part 1 DVD review

Bleach Series 16 Part 1 DVD review
A short time ago we reviewed Bleach Series 15 part 2 and said that the next release was imminent. We weren’t kidding. Just a few scant weeks later the next DVD dropped through the letterbox at MCM Buzz towers. Eager to find out what awaits our spiky orange haired hero now that he faces the daunting prospect of life without his Soul Reaper powers, we sat down and waded through the three discs and the 12 episodes found therein. This set marks... 

Space Dandy’s Kimiko Ueno to be Anime Guest of Honour at MCM Manchester Comic Con

Space Dandy’s Kimiko Ueno to be Anime Guest of Honour at MCM Manchester Comic Con
Space Dandy scriptwriter Kimiko Ueno is to be MCM Manchester Comic Con’s first ever Anime Guest of Honour. As well as meeting fans and signing autographs during the weekend of the convention, Ueno will also be presenting an on-stage panel on how anime screenplays are developed. Born in Japan’s Kanagawa prefecture, Kimiko Ueno made her anime debut in 2009 as a scriptwriter for children’s comedy show Gokyoudai Monogatari. She went on to write... 

Speed Racer to receive modern touch in forthcoming remake

Speed Racer to receive modern touch in forthcoming remake
The anime has influenced everyone, from artists to voice actors such as Vic Mignogna, so the news that the now classic anime series, Speed Racer (Mach Go Go Go)  is getting a remake is understandably exciting news. The revelation came via the recent summer issue of Total Licensing Magazine, a magazine that deals with global art licensing. Their report reveals that the series will be made by Tatsunoko Production and will be developed with a modern... 

Interview with MCM London Comic Con’s Anime Guest of Honour: Hidetaka Tenjin

Interview with MCM London Comic Con’s Anime Guest of Honour: Hidetaka Tenjin
At MCM London Comic Con May 2015 we were lucky enough to get an interview with the Anime Guest of Honour, Hidetaka Tenjin. He has worked as an artist for Hellsing Ultimate, the Macross franchise and Gundam Evolve. Check out our chat with Hidetaka Tenjin down below. How are you doing, how are you finding London? Hidetaka Tenjin: It’s great! I love the architecture and the people walking around. How did you first get into art? Hidetaka Tenjin: I... 
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