It's (just over) SEVEN! weeks - see what we did there, Strictly fans 😉 - until our release of Welcome to the Ballroom: Part 2 struts it way onto Blu-ray! Admittedly this release has been in the works for a while, but it's nearly here and we've got all the details about what to expect from this release that's our on 20th April 2020!
Plus, we have a special offer on pre-ordering this (and saving on Part 1, if you don't already have that) at our AllTheAnime shop to tell you about as well.
A quick refresher on what the series is about for those unaware. Continue Reading
Can you believe we're already nearly in the month of March?! Where is the time going? But what that does mean is that we're getting closer to the release of a film that we know a lot of people are excited to have in their collection, Penguin Highway!
The film will be available to add to your collection on 9th March, so today we're going to be showing you what to expect from our Blu-ray/DVD Ltd. Collector's Edition release, and we'll also give you a glimpse at the standard Blu-ray and DVD versions too.
And if you aren't aware of what the film is, have no fear as we'll give you a quick introduction to that as well! Read on below for all the details. Continue Reading
We know some of you have been patiently waiting for it, and now the series Plastic Memories is finally arriving on Blu-ray, with Part 1 available now and Part 2 following this coming Monday (2nd March).
Today we'll be taking a look at both parts of the series! Don't worry though, if you're not familiar with the series we'll give you some info about it, and we even have a few preview clips of the show for you watch too!
Read on below for all the details. Continue Reading
By Andrew Osmond.
Penguin Highway, The Night is Short, Walk on Girl, The Tatami Galaxy, The Eccentric Family… All four stem from the imagination of Japanese author Tomihiko Morimi. Until recently, fans who didn’t read Japanese could only know him through the wonderful anime adaptations of his work. In 2019, however, Morimi’s original novels Penguin Highway and Night is Short, Walk on Girl were translated into English, and are available from Yen Press.
Morimi visited Britain this February, and I interviewed him about his novels and their anime adaptations. The comments below are taken from my interview and also from a public Q&A event held the same day at the Prince Charles cinema on Leicester Square. Continue Reading
By Jonathan Clements.
Suddenly, there are penguins everywhere. And then there aren’t. Aoyama and his fellow townsfolk are confused by the infestation, but it may have something to do with that big silver sphere out in a meadow near the woods. Shouldn’t someone be doing something about that?
So begins Penguin Highway, animated by director Hiroyasu Ishida at the Colorido studio, adapted for the screen by Makoto Ueda, from the 2010 novel by the poster-boy of Japanese post-modern science fiction, author Tomihiko Morimi. Continue Reading