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    Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2199 - The Complete Series Review

    Rebooting a really popular and beloved franchise is always a risk, so when it was revealed that a renewed and update version of Space Battleship Yamato (otherwise known as Star Blazers) was being made, most were rightly sceptical. Now the dust has settled, did they pull it off? Continue reading...
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    One Piece: Stampede Review

    One Piece has been going a long time, so long that this latest film to hit DVD and Blu-Ray, titled “Stampede”, celebrates 20 years since the anime debuted, and while the film is mostly about celebrating the past, does it also hold together as a standalone film - or is it really just for fans...
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    Boruto: Naruto Next Generations - Part 3 Review

    Boruto’s third set arrives on UK shores and with it contains the end of the story arc started in the previous set, as well as a nostalgia-filled graduation exam mini-arc. But is it all throwbacks like the cover of this volume will have you believe, or does it have more substance than that...
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    The King of Fighters - A New Beginning Volume 1

    King of Fighters – A New Beginning might be the most gamey-ist game adaptation of all time, but is the fact that this is an adaptation of the 14th mainline entry in the game series mean it’s not approachable for non-fans? Well… Continue reading...
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    Transformers - The Manga Vol. 1 Review

    What happens when you take a campy 80s cartoon and create a manga tie-in? Well, a campy 80s manga with great artwork, but… well, little to no story. But is there more than meets the eye, or was that a painful attempt to reference the cartoon intro? Continue reading...
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    Samurai 8 - The Tale of Hachimaru Volume 1 Review

    Samurai 8 is the next Shonen Jump story penned by Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto (although it's drawn by Akira Okubo). Following up ninjas with samurai makes sense; following up ninjas with space-travelling cyborg samurai might be going too far… Continue reading...
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    My Hero Academia - Heroes Rising Review

    My Hero Academia is back on the big screen with its second cinematic outing - but is it just more predictable shonen spin-off action, or does Heroes Rising buck the trend and deliver something special? Continue reading...
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    Dragon Ball Super - Part 10 Review

    It’s time to see multiple universes cease to exist as Dragon Ball Super’s final (anime) arc comes to a close with Part 10. Does the Universe Survival Arc go out with a bang? Try multiple bangs, in quick succession… With a Japanese vocalised rock song playing in the background… Continue reading...
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    Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin V & VI Collection Review

    The first four Origin OVAs told the… origin story of complex antagonist Char Aznable, while the original Gundam series joined the One Year War already several months in. So what happened in between? That’s what these two OVAs are here to show us… Continue reading...
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    Dragon Ball Super - Part 9 Review

    Dragon Ball Super is nearing its physical release finale, but before we get to that, there’s an awful lot more fighting to be had in the “Universe Survival Arc” with Part 9’s release! Continue reading...
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    Boruto: Naruto Next Generations - Set 2 Review

    The story of Naruto’s son makes its second appearance in the UK, though its safe to say this second set focuses more on Sasuke and Sakura’s daughter Sarada than Boruto himself. Does this approach work or not? Let’s find out! Continue reading...
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    Dragon Ball Super - Part 8 Review

    Dragon Ball used to have a reputation of it “just being people fighting”, which, while it was often close to that (particularly in the Z era) was never just people fighting… until now! Let’s have a look at the start of an 80-man Battle Royal, shall we? Continue reading...
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    Asura Cryin' Complete Collection Review

    What can you say about an anime series that opens with an episode featuring elements of the supernatural, mecha, high school comedy and general super-powered action? Well, you say “Okay then, let’s see where this goes…” Continue reading...
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    Naruto Shippuden - Box Set 38 Review

    In a moment that feels somewhat bittersweet, given I’ve already reviewed the first Boruto set, the final Naruto Shippuden release is here, but with the main story already finished in the previous release, what is there left to do in these final episodes? Continue reading...
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    Dragon Ball Super - Part 7 Review

    Dragon Ball Super – Part 7 gets off to an exciting and high-impact start, before settling into a long stretch of what can only be described as filler, despite the series not being based on a manga… Is it still worth a watch though? Continue reading...
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    My Hero Academia - Season 3 Part 2 Review

    The ever-popular My Hero Academia continues its physical media release here in the UK with “Season 3 Part 2”, but after such a smash hit of a Part 1, what can Part 2 do to live up to the hype? Continue reading...
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    Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt - Bandit Flower Review

    We once again return to the Universal Century timeline of Gundam, but the One Year War is over, and it’s time to see what happened to the characters we saw in the original Thunderbolt movie now we’re in a post-war world. Spoiler: They’re still piloting Mobile Suits! Continue reading...
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    Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Set 1 Review

    While there is still another DVD set of Naruto Shippuden to come, here we have the debut Blu-ray set of the sequel series: Boruto – Naruto Next Generations. Does resetting the cast to a childhood one and increasing the technology level breathe fresh life into the series? Let’s find out...
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    Naruto Shippuden Box Set 37 Review

    Naruto Shippuden Box Set 37 is… not the final release of the series, despite the first volume of its sequel series being released after it. What Box 37 IS though is the final few episodes of adapted manga material, and the finale of the long… LONG Fourth Great Shinobi War story arc. How does it...
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    Lupin the 3rd: Part IV (English Language Version) Review

    This version of Lupin the Third: Part IV is a follow-up from the English Dub-less original release from Anime Limited last year, and features the English language version exclusively. Does the dub hold up? Let’s find out! Continue reading...
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