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    Review of Black Cat #5

    <img src="http://www.animeuknews.net/img/uploaded/2009-01-18black-cat-5-cover.jpg"> <b>Review of Black Cat #5 by Martin</b> Black Cat's penultimate volume sees Train and his fellow sweepers make the final confrontation with Creed and the Apostles of the Stars. The upcoming battle becomes more...
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    Review of Black Lagoon: the Second Barrage #1

    <img src="http://www.animeuknews.net/img/uploaded/2008-12-06second-barrage-1-cover.jpg"> <b>Review of Black Lagoon: the Second Barrage #1 by Martin</b> After treating us to neo-nazis, nuns with guns and an unstoppable chambermaid in the first season I was looking forward to see how Black...
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    Review of Black Cat #4

    <img src="http://www.animeuknews.net/img/uploaded/2008-11-23black-cat-4-cover.jpg"> <b>Review of Black Cat #4 by Martin</b> Black Cat continues to be a game of two halves as it divides its time between the Apostles of the Stars with their plans to surpass Chronos and the more trivial...
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    Review of Berserk #6

    <img src="http://www.animeuknews.net/img/uploaded/2008-11-09berserk-6-cover.jpg"> <b>Review of Berserk #6 by Martin</b> Guts decides to rejoin the Band of the Hawk before they decide to embark on a daring attempt to rescue Griffith. What follows should be a joyful reunion but instead becomes...
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    The US election result: your thoughts? (serious)

    Yeah, I know most of us here aren't even American but what are your opinions on this? Quite frankly I think US politics has a real impact on what goes on internationally, so I think that the 'change' that their new President promises is going to matter to all of us. So far Obama has stated...
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    Review of Berserk #5

    <img src="http://www.animeuknews.net/img/uploaded/2008-10-29berserk-5-cover.jpg"> <b>Review of Berserk #5 by Martin</b> As consistently brilliant as it is, I'm reluctant to say that this volume is another turning point in the Berserk story. The thing is, not only each successive volume but...
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    Review of Submarine 707R

    <img src="http://www.animeuknews.net/img/uploaded/2008-10-11submarine707r-cover.jpg"> <b>Review of Submarine 707R by Martin</b> In light of recent maritime incidents at the hands of terrorist faction USR, eleven countries across the world form a coalition force, the Peace-Keeping Navy (PKN)...
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    Review of Black Cat #3

    <img src="http://www.animeuknews.net/img/uploaded/2008-10-01black-cat-3-cover.jpg"> <b>Review of Black Cat #3 by Martin</b> Black Cat redeems itself somewhat in its third volume as the supposed filler episodes add interesting details to the story overall and things really begin to move quickly...
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    Review of Berserk #4

    <img src="http://www.animeuknews.net/img/uploaded/2008-09-14berserk-4-cover.jpg"> <b>Review of Berserk #4 by Martin</b> Berserk seems to be reaching a turning-point as the war between Midland and Chuder focuses on a decisive battle for control of the Doldery stronghold. Following their brave...
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    Anime at the Leeds Film Festival this November

    The annual Leeds Film Festival is playing a small number of Japanese films, including both anime and live-action, this November. The titles announced so far are: Sword of the Stranger: produced by Studio BONES and directorial debut of Masahiro Ando Mind Game: directed by Masaaki Yuasa...
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    Review of Black Cat #2

    <img src="http://www.animeuknews.net/img/uploaded/2008-08-24black-cat-2-cover.jpg"> <b>Review of Black Cat #2 by Martin</b> I'm in two minds about the second instalment of Black Cat. This volume contains a drastic and jarring change in tone that results from a significant and quite shocking...
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    Review of Berserk #3

    <img src="http://www.animeuknews.net/img/uploaded/2008-08-09berserk-3-cover.jpg"> <b>Review of Berserk #3 by Martin</b> Guts carries out the mission Griffith set for him but events take an unexpected and bloody turn. Unfortunately nobody has much time to dwell on the ramifications because the...
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    Review of Black Lagoon #3

    <img src="http://www.animeuknews.net/img/uploaded/2008-07-30black-lagoon-3-cover.jpg"> <b>Review of Black Lagoon #3 by Martin</b> Black Lagoon rounds off the First Barrage with rip-roaring conclusion to the Unstoppable Housemaid arc before following the crew as they embark on a mission set by...
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    Review of Black Lagoon #2

    <img src="http://www.animeuknews.net/img/uploaded/2008-07-05black-lagoon-2-cover.jpg"> <b>Review of Black Lagoon #2 by Martin</b> Black Lagoon is shaping up to be both a gritty and satisfying action show and also a fascinating character-driven piece that&rsquo;s placing plenty of emphasis on...
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    Review of Gunbuster 2

    <img src="http://www.animeuknews.net/img/uploaded/2008-07-02gunbuster-2-cover.jpg"> <b>Review of Gunbuster 2 by Martin</b> After following this series via fansub I was keen to revisit the second Gainax tale of Angsty Girls in Space battling hoardes of invading alien space monsters in order to...
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    Review of Eureka Seven #10

    <img src="http://www.animeuknews.net/img/uploaded/2008-06-18eureka-seven-volume-10-cover.jpg"> <b>Review of Eureka Seven #10 by Martin</b> And so we reach the end of the road for Renton, Eureka, the Gekkostate and the others as the final confrontation with the true nature of the Coralians...
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    Review of Eureka Seven #9

    <img src="http://www.animeuknews.net/img/uploaded/2008-04-17e7-9-cover.jpg"> <b>Review of Eureka Seven #9 by Martin</b> The penultimate volume unsurprisingly ups the ante in terms of exposition and tension as Eureka, Renton and the kids are led by Norb to the inner sanctum of the Voderac and...
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    Eve no Jikan: trailer online

    If anyone remembers Pale Coccoon, the trailer for Yasuhiro Yoshiura's new project, Eve no Jikan (Time of Eve) is now online. I don't know about you, but this looks awesome - I'm quite interested in the premise, which looks a bit Appleseed-esque.
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    Review of Eureka Seven #8

    <img src="http://www.animeuknews.net/img/uploaded/2008-03-29e7-8-cover.jpg"> <b>Review of Eureka Seven #8 by Martin</b> The relationship between Renton and Eureka runs into more problems while Norb, the Voderac priest, offers important insights into the Coralians and how their existence is...
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    Review of Berserk #2

    <img src="http://www.animeuknews.net/img/uploaded/2008-03-22berserk-2-cover.jpg"> <b>Review of Berserk #2 by Martin</b> A run-in with an immortal demon-warrior named Zodd, an assault on a strategically significant fortress and underhand court politics present both problems and opportunities...
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