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Anime News: Madman Entertainment May 2015 Edition

May 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

For Australian otakus out there, here is the 2015 May edition of Madman Entertainment‘s anime releases! As expected from Madman Entertainment, there is a mix of genres for everyone this month. If you’re in the mood for a bit of justice drama on a Friday night, tuck into the old-school [...]

[DVD] Film Review: The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

From the director of Jean-Pierre Jeunet (AMELIE) comes this bittersweet coming-of-age story about a ten-year-old prodigy, T.S Spivet, who has a passion for cartography and scientific inventions. Based on The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet (written by Reif Larsen), THE YOUNG AND PRODIGIOUS T.S. [...]

Anime Review: Love Stage!! (2014)

April 2, 2015 // 1 Comment

Ever get that feeling when the door to your dreams is out of reach and another door unexpectedly opens for you?  From the director of HONEY AND CLOVER, and WOLF GIRL AND BLACK PRINCE, director Kenichi Kasai is back with another romcom hit that will have you chuckling non-stop. If you love the [...]

Anime Review: Nisekoi (2014)

January 30, 2015 // 1 Comment

  Anime romcoms are a huge hit amongst otakus. But with so many romcom series in the market, how on earth does a show distinguish itself? Fear not! Nisekoi rises above its predecessors in true modern style by ridiculing cliches and involving two star-crossed lovers (well, haters) from yakuza [...]

Anime Review: Ano Natsu de Matteru

December 12, 2012 // 1 Comment

While testing his camera at night, Kaito Kirishima is caught amid a mysterious explosion in his small town. Strangely, Kaito wakes up the next day perfectly fine but with no recollection of what happened the day before. Unfazed by what appears to be a dream, he heads to school not giving much [...]

Anime Review: Sekai Ichi Hatsukoi (2011)

November 28, 2012 // 1 Comment

Due to his coworkers’ jealousy of his success, literary editor Onodera Ritsu resigns from his father’s publishing company, claiming that he is simply riding his father’s coat-tails. He applies for a position at Marukawa Publishing in the department of literature but to his [...]

Anime Review: Steins;Gate (2011)

November 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

Steins;Gate takes place in the Akihabara district of Tokyo. On July 28, 2010, Rintarō Okabe and his friend Mayuri Shīna was heading towards the Radio Kaikan building for a conference when Okabe finds a girl named Kurisu Makise lying in a pool of blood.  As Okabe sends a text message about the [...]

Anime Review: Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011)

November 21, 2012 // 1 Comment

In the city of Mitakihara, a schoolgirl named Madoka Kaname and her friend Sayaka Miki are approached by a ‘familiar’ named Kyubey, who offers to grant each of them one wish in return for making them a magical girl.  However, contrary to the glamorous advantages of becoming a magical girl, [...]

Anime Review: Chihayafuru Season 1 (2011)

November 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

Chihaya Ayase is a girl who has spent most of her life simply supporting her sister in her model career. This changes when she meets a boy named Arata Wataya, a talented karuta player. After playing a game with Chihaya, Arata believes that she has the potential to become a great karuta player. As [...]