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Manga: Maiden Railways

Manga: Maiden Railways

By Shelley Pallis. So many things came to mind when I saw the title of Asumiko Nakamura’s Maiden Railways manga for the first time. And I thought, well, it’s probably a thing about girls who are trains, or trains who are girls, or a bunch of witches who moonlight as train conductors, but no. It’s […]

August 16, 2022 · 0 comments
Bullet Train

Bullet Train

By Jonathan Clements. One of the carriages on the Kyoto shinkansen is a mauve hellscape of high-pitched voices and big eyes, devoted to the irritating but mercifully fictional anime mascot character Momonga. Every now and then the duelling assassins in David Leitch’s Bullet Train have to traverse it, subject to invasive entreaties to be someone’s […]

August 12, 2022 · 0 comments
Manga: Heavenly Delusion

Manga: Heavenly Delusion

By Jonathan Clements. Masakazu Ishiguro’s manga Heavenly Delusion begins with super double-bluff opening chapter, in which a bunch of gormless school-children, tutored by a robot, complain about an unexpected maths test. It’s only when one of them tries to come up with a word for it, unaware that the term “pop quiz” even exists already, […]

August 10, 2022 · 0 comments
Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko

Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko

By Shelley Pallis. Festooned with prizes, including the judges’ award at last year’s Scotland Loves Anime and the Japan Academy Award for Excellence in Animation, Ayumu Watanabe’s Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko now reaches British cinemas. As her name inadvertently suggests, Nikuko is a creature of fleshy delights – passionate, enthusiastic, bubbly and obsessed with foods. […]

August 7, 2022 · 0 comments
Goodbye, Don Glees

Goodbye, Don Glees

By Shelley Pallis. Back in town for the summer vacation, would-be medical student Toto is reunited with his former middle-school bestie, Roma. In the intervening months, their roles have been reversed – Roma was once the sophisticated city-slicker transplanted to Hicksville, but now he’s just a farmer’s boy who has to muck out the cows, […]

August 4, 2022 · 0 comments
NEWSWIRE: August 2022 Pre-Orders

NEWSWIRE: August 2022 Pre-Orders

The summer may be slipping away by the day, but we’re not ready to let it escape before…. the All The Anime Summer Sale! Yes, we’re kicking off this month’s newswire with a reminder that our huge summer sale begins this Friday, 5th August. Expect all manner of great deals, including Buy One Get One […]

August 2, 2022 · 0 comments

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August 16, 2022 · 0 comments

Manga: Maiden Railways

Manga: Maiden Railways

By Shelley Pallis. So many things came to mind when I saw the title of Asumiko Nakamura’s Maiden Railways manga for the first time. And I thought, well, it’s probably a thing about girls who are trains, or trains who are girls, or a bunch of witches who moonlight as train conductors, but no. It’s […]

August 12, 2022 · 0 comments

Bullet Train

Bullet Train

By Jonathan Clements. One of the carriages on the Kyoto shinkansen is a mauve hellscape of high-pitched voices and big eyes, devoted to the irritating but mercifully fictional anime mascot character Momonga. Every now and then the duelling assassins in David Leitch’s Bullet Train have to traverse it, subject to invasive entreaties to be someone’s […]

August 10, 2022 · 0 comments

Manga: Heavenly Delusion

Manga: Heavenly Delusion

By Jonathan Clements. Masakazu Ishiguro’s manga Heavenly Delusion begins with super double-bluff opening chapter, in which a bunch of gormless school-children, tutored by a robot, complain about an unexpected maths test. It’s only when one of them tries to come up with a word for it, unaware that the term “pop quiz” even exists already, […]

August 7, 2022 · 0 comments

Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko

Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko

By Shelley Pallis. Festooned with prizes, including the judges’ award at last year’s Scotland Loves Anime and the Japan Academy Award for Excellence in Animation, Ayumu Watanabe’s Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko now reaches British cinemas. As her name inadvertently suggests, Nikuko is a creature of fleshy delights – passionate, enthusiastic, bubbly and obsessed with foods. […]

August 4, 2022 · 0 comments

Goodbye, Don Glees

Goodbye, Don Glees

By Shelley Pallis. Back in town for the summer vacation, would-be medical student Toto is reunited with his former middle-school bestie, Roma. In the intervening months, their roles have been reversed – Roma was once the sophisticated city-slicker transplanted to Hicksville, but now he’s just a farmer’s boy who has to muck out the cows, […]

August 2, 2022 · 0 comments

NEWSWIRE: August 2022 Pre-Orders

NEWSWIRE: August 2022 Pre-Orders

The summer may be slipping away by the day, but we’re not ready to let it escape before…. the All The Anime Summer Sale! Yes, we’re kicking off this month’s newswire with a reminder that our huge summer sale begins this Friday, 5th August. Expect all manner of great deals, including Buy One Get One […]

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