Jackie Chan’s City Hunter New UK Blu Ray Edition.

Jackie Chan City Hunter DVD Blu Ray

Jackie Chan stars as the girl-chasing private detective Ryo Saeba in this hilarious live-action adaptation of the popular Japanese manga series, City Hunter, presented from a stunning new 2K restoration! Hired to track down Shizuko Imamura, the runaway daughter of a publishing tycoon, Ryo initially turns the job down… until he sees a picture of the missing …

METROPOLIS Anime Comes to Blu-ray for the first time in the UK

Osamu Tezuka's METROPOLIS Dual Format

Another year another version of Metropolis! This time it is the Anime version of the classic Fritz Lang movie. OSAMU TEZUKA’S METROPOLIS, the spectacular anime based on the 1949 Metropolis manga, itself inspired by the 1927 German silent film of the same name, for the first time on Blu-ray in the UK, in a limited …

From Up On Poppy Hill – Studio Ghibli Movie

From Up On Poppy Hill

A new film from Studio Ghibli is always an exciting prospect, but this one came with, for me, a certain degree of hesitancy. A post-Korean War slice of reality directed by Goro Miyazaki…could Ghibli deliver their usual magic in a non-fantastical setting, and could Goro-san improve from the utter disappointment that was “Tales From Earthsea”? …

WHISPER OF THE HEART BLURAY REVIEW by Neil Gardner

2012 is already proving to be an exciting year for Miyazaki/Ghibli fans, with their latest movie, Arrietty just released on BD, and several older titles slated for release later in the year. However, I was particularly excited about the release of Whisper of the Heart, the 1995 Miyazaki scripted, Kondo directed film based on the …

Steampunk Cosplay

A quick introduction to Steampunk Cosplay What is Cosplay? Quick definition below (from Wikipedia) Cosplay short for “costume play”. Characters are often drawn from popular fiction in Japan, but recent trends have included American cartoons and science fiction. Favorite sources include manga, anime, tokusatsu, comic books, graphic novels, video games, hentai and fantasy movies. Or …