VIZ Media is giving us a good helping of horror for the holiday seasons with SHIVER: JUNJI ITO SELECTED STORIES, a new manga release coming your way on December 19th!
It's that time of year when we have all sorts of great releases and announcements that arrive just in time for the holidays! Adding to this wave of awesomeness is VIZ Media's announcement that the home media release of Sailor Moon Crystal Set 3 will be available on December 5th!
VIZ Media is bringing us all more Pokemon fun just in time for the holidays! Hot off the release of their Indigo League Season 1 release on Blu-ray (a review of which can be found HERE) they recently announced the release of Pokemon Advanced Challenge Complete Collection which will hit stores on December 5th!
Ash Kectchum, Misty, Brock, Pikachu, and the rest finally return in their high definition glory courtesy of VIZ Media who recently brought us Pokémon Indigo League Season 1 on Blu-ray just in time for the holidays! Is this set worth it for the average fan? For the Pokémon diehard? Or is it something that is better left in the nostalgic past? Let's take a look and find out!
VIZ Media is bringing us the definitive HD release of one of the most classic animated shows of all time, the original Pokemon Idigo League!
Coming to Blu-ray November 14th VIZ will allow fans to view Ash and Pikachu's original adventures in stunning high definition (full 1080p) in its original English format. Not content to just bring you this amazing show the set also comes with a recipe card from The Pokemon Cookbook and a Pokemon Adventures Vol. 1 mini-manga sampler! On the discs themselves notable bonus features include the complete "Pokerap" and a "Who's That Pokemon?" art gallery.
It's refreshing to see more and more anime films of a non-Studio Ghibli pedigree make splashes worldwide, and most especially in the Western world. With the wild success of Matoko Shinkai's your name across the world, more and bigger audiences are becoming receptive to anime films as something beyond "those Japanese cartoons". Kyoto Animation's A Silent Voice (Koe no Katachi), based on the manga by Yoshitoki Oima, hopes to captivate audiences globally in the same way, and while isn't quite the same experience as your name, is nonetheless a beautiful and moving film people of all ages and interests can enjoy.
If you’ve spent any time playing the Danganronpa games, then you know very well that while each of the three games does a good job of concluding its own story, the overall arc is left somewhat ambiguous. Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope’s Peak High School does a great job of closing out most of the plot holes and giving us much needed closure, with a handful of hiccups along the way.
Eleven Arts continues its streak of bringing anime films, old and new, to US theaters with its latest film distribution, A Silent Voice (Koe no Katachi).
Fans of the horror/action manga series TOKYO GHOUL, get excited, we’re getting a sequel! TOKYO GHOUL: re will launch on October 17 with a physical release of the first volume along with a digital via the VIZ Manga App, Nook, Kobo, Kindle, iBoox, comiXology and Google Play.
Adaptations are rarely a positive thing in the west. Hollywood has long been known for its predilection to Americanizing anything foreign that they can get their hands on. Remember Ghost in the Shell? I think we're all still trying to forget. So you understand my bias as a reviewer right from the start, let me clarify a few things: I am a fan of the Death Note manga and anime, and I was against casting white actors in these roles from the start. I'm also usually not too hard on movies because, hey, it's just a two-hour piece of entertainment built for a wide audience. Sometimes I like bad movies. They can be fun. Netflix's new adaptation of Death Note almost falls into that category. Because, before I even get into the review, I'll preface with this: Death Note is a bad movie. Ahead, I'll go over the plot in detail and explain what's good and bad. Needless to say, SPOILER ALERT. Scroll to the bottom for a final spoiler-free verdict.