By Andrew Osmond. “There’s no such place as Paradise… but why am I so driven to find it?” asks one of four wolves, struggling to survive in a doomed, wintry human world. Despite their suspicions of each other, the four (later five) find themselves travelling together on a journey to open the gates of Paradise.
We love being able to bring something special with our releases, and none more so than when we’re able to pull out all the stops for an Ultimate Edition release. We know a lot of you have been wondering what to expect from us next when it come to an Ultimate Edition release. Today we’re […]
By Andrew Osmond. If you saw the film title Sword of the Stranger without knowing anything else about it, you might guess it was a no-nonsense action flick, perhaps with a Man With No Name hero and a great many bladed weapons. And you’d be right. It’s also an anime by the Cowboy Bebop studio, […]
By Andrew Osmond. In Japan, mobile games are big business. Blame it on the commute – on Tokyo trains, the jam-packed passengers are asked not to talk on their phones, and remarkably nearly all of them don’t talk. So instead they use their phones and tablets for browsing, texting and playing games. And they can […]
By Andrew Osmond. Whether they’re from the east or west, animation studios know you can’t beat a good mascot. It could be a giant mouse, a plasticine dog, or a box-shaped robot trash compactor. It’s the same story in Japan. Studio Ghibli has Totoro; Production I.G. has the cyber-warrior Kusanagi; Gainax has the Evangelion. The […]