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    Kakegurui XX Episodes 1-12 Review (Streaming)

    Although the story and pacing aren’t as strong as the first season, Kakegurui XX is still highly binge-able and worth indulging in. Continue reading...
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    Fate/Stay Night Heaven's Feel I. Presage Flower Review

    It’s too early to tell right now whether this will end up being the best adaptation of Fate/Stay Night so far, but as a stand-alone movie, it delivers exactly what you expect from this route and from this production company. Continue reading...
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    Yuri Is My Job! Volume 2 Review

    Volume 2 of Yuri Is My Job! continues the story strongly by allowing events and relationships to progress naturally rather than trying to stretch the clichés to ridiculous extremes. Continue reading...
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    Final Fantasy: Lost Stranger Volume 2 Review

    The story of Final Fantasy: Lost Stranger continues at a gradual yet fun pace, with plenty of FF franchise references for fans to lap up, whilst also providing engaging battle scenes and story developments. Continue reading...
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    RWBY: Official Manga Anthology Volumes 2 - 3 Review

    The RWBY Official Manga Anthology volumes continue to be a labour of love for the artists; if you are a fan of the series, these new book collections will offer some new insights into your favourite characters. Continue reading...
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    Ring: 20th Anniversary Screening Review

    Luckily, the outdated technology of VCRs and square TVs are not the most horrific scare of this movie; Ring is the epitome of slow-burn horror with its 20th anniversary screening being a delightful reminder of why it was such a big hit back then. Continue reading...
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    Wish Omnibus Review

    Wish isn’t a series that’s likely to become your new favourite CLAMP manga but it’s a delightfully simple, fun, beautifully drawn series that easily pulls you into its story with likeable characters and genuine relationship chemistry. Continue reading...
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    The Witch's House: The Diary of Ellen Volume 1 Review

    This prequel to the horror indie game is a gruesomely delightful book with a simple but effective story, dark imagery and strong lead character. The Witch’s House: The Diary of Ellen is best enjoyed when accompanied by knowledge of the game, however, so if you’ve yet to dive into it, there’s no...
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    Final Fantasy: Lost Stranger Volume 1 Review

    Final Fantasy: Lost Stranger could have been a recipe for generic isekai fodder but thankfully it’s been written and drawn by long-term Final Fantasy fans and their love for the franchise shines through. Continue reading...
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    Yuri is My Job! Volume 1 Review

    If you’re a yuri fan, or perhaps interested in getting into it but not sure where to start, Yuri is My Job! is a fun and strong start of a new series that is worth picking up. Continue reading...
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    Anime Adaptations Part 2: From West to East

    In Part 2 of this mini-article series, we flip the game over and ask: what Western media would make great anime adaptations? Continue reading...
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    Anime Adaptations Part 1: From East to West

    In Part 1 of this article mini-series, we discuss Japanese series that have been made into Western films so far and have a think about what anime would make for a good live action US adaptation... Continue reading...
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    When They Cry: Rei Collection Review

    When They Cry Rei is only recommended as a separate purchase if you really took a keen interest in the characters, enough to see more scenes of them being silly and content together. Continue reading...
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    Anime UK News Christmas Gift Guide 2018

    Need some help with Christmas presents this year? Then gather round for a festive tale of anime gift giving... Continue reading...
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    Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion 1 – Initiation Review

    The first Code Geass movie is finally out on Blu-ray; it's a movie best experienced if you’re already a fan, keen to enjoy all the bombastic and explosive glory of the original series plus some new content in glorious HD quality. Continue reading...
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    When They Cry: Kai Series 2 Collection Review

    When They Cry: Kai delivers a compelling story conclusion and satisfying answers to its enjoyable mystery, but is let down by the sudden drop in horror and increase of cuteness that almost ruins the unique atmosphere of the original. Continue reading...
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    Fate/Extra Last Encore: Illustrias Geocentrism Theory Review

    If you’ve already binged on the first batch of episodes, and are invested in the story, it’s worth binge-watching these too as it’ll only take you a few hours. If you’ve yet to take the plunge however, I recommend you do not; there’s plenty of better anime, including Fate ones, to find on...
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    Anime UK News - Our Favourite Halloween Specials

    The Anime UK News team pick out their favourite anime to watch at this spookiest time of year! Continue reading...
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    Hinamatsuri Volume 1 Review

    A great first volume that establishes a fun, unique comedy premise, with unusual but wacky characters. The slice-of-life format makes it very easy to drop into and follow the story. Continue reading...
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    Mirai Cinema Screening Review

    Mirai is another lovely, sentimental, enjoyable family film from Mamoru Hosoda that strikes the perfect balance between visually wonderful fantasy sequences and an emotionally relatable story. Continue reading...
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