Search results

  1. Neil.T

    SLA 2019 Glasgow line-up

    In the interests of equal opportunities and all... ;) The full line-up for Scotland Loves Anime 2019's Glasgow leg: Film Time Ride Your Wave UK premiere 20:30, Friday 11th October BOOK TICKETS Redline 23:00, Friday 11th October BOOK TICKETS Weathering With You UK premiere 14:30...
  2. Neil.T

    Aim for the Simulwatch! It's Gunbuster

    Originally released in Japan in 1988 as Top wo Nerae! (Aim for the Top!), Gunbuster is a six-episode anime OVA directed and co-written by Hideaki Anno, and animated by Gainax. From MyAnimeList: Synopsis In the near future, humanity has taken its first steps towards journeying into the far...
  3. Neil.T

    Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water simulwatch

    Hello, and welcome to the AUKN simulwatch of Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water! [Manga/Animatsu's front cover for the UK DVD release of Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water] What's it all about? Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water is a 1990 TV anime series written and directed by Hideaki Anno and...
  4. Neil.T

    Your verdict: Your Name, Madman version

    So... With all editions of Anime Limited's UK release of Makoto Shinkai's smash-hit movie Your Name now available, what are your opinions on Australian distributor Madman's authoring job of the Blu-ray disc? Is it as bad as one early screenshot seemed to suggest? And what do you think of the...
  5. Neil.T

    Favourite opening/ending sequences

    Thought this might be fun. What are you favourite anime opening and ending sequences? Here's a couple to start off: The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (opening) The only opening sequence I know all the words to! (It helps that some of it's in English. :p) Sound of the Sky (ending) Very cute...
  6. Neil.T

    The Evangelion thread

    This is a general-purpose thread for discussing all things Evangelion. :) I'd like to kick things off with... A year on from Manga's UK release of Evangelion 3.33, are there any little details you continue to notice about the film or Rebuild in general? For me, it took a while to tune into a...
  7. Neil.T

    The great Best Girl debate

    As it's Valentine's Day next week, how about this? The idea is simple: Who, in your opinion, is Best Girl in all of anime? For me, one name comes to mind: Nagato. Yuki Nagato from The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya. She's quiet but totally hardcore. That shock battle sequence in episode 4...
  8. Neil.T

    Anime at the cinema

    I couldn't help but notice that we don't seem to have a dedicated thread for anime showing at the cinema. Following Anime Limited's nationwide tour of Your Name, next up is A Silent Voice as part of The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme. This was posted on UK Anime Network today: UKA: A...
  9. Neil.T

    Favourite Engrish in anime

    This is a bit of a random idea for a topic, but it came to me after watching Bubblegum Crisis a while back. So, here goes: What are your favourite moments of Engrish in anime? (Either on-screen text or spoken dialogue.) For me, it's tough to beat that scrolling neon sign in episode 2 of...
  10. Neil.T

    Hello, everyone. :)

    Hi. This is kind of a belated introduction for the new year. I've followed the AUKN forums since discovering them around August last year but didn't actually join until November. It's great fun getting to interact with all the familiar names. Yoroshiku! (Best regards. :))