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Momo Kyun Sword trailer

Momo Kyun Sword won’t win any prizes for sensible female armour design. Despite the impression the trailer might give, which also acts to introduce the theme song “Momorio Fantasy” by Haruka Chisuga, Momo Kyun Sword is actually based on a famous Japanese folklore. The story Momotaro (which translates as Peach Boy) follows a boy born […]

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Mind over matter: A review of Guilty Crown Part 2

Part two of Manga’s Guilty Crown means episodes 12 to 21 and it also counts as one of those second halves to a hard hitting anime where the audience has every right to say; “Oh? There’s a part two?” For a review of part one pop over to The Power of Kings review published back […]

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Red Dwarf gets 11th season

Did you think Red Dwarf X would be the last? A panel at Scarborough’s England sci-fi convention revealed that an eleventh season is scheduled to go into production in October. We might see the new episodes in the winter of 2015. It is reported that co-creator Doug Naylor has signed on to write the 11th […]

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Help crowdfund Wil Wheaton’s Tabletop Season 3

[Back this Campaign] Geek & Sundry are after money to do a third season of their Tabletop Show. They’re after half a million. Wouldn’t you like half a million for your YouTube show? There’s a twist here. Geek & Sundry is funded by Google. Or rather, was. The Indiegogo is running because Wheaton and co […]

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Game of Thrones: Who’s This

Spoilers from the first three TV seasons of Game of Thrones. Sung to the tune of Nightmare before Christmas, this Cas van de Pol animation, sung by Steven Kelly is a perfect catch up before the launch of season 4. What do you think? Captures the show successfully?

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Short film: The OMEn Chronicles

The whole thing is shot in 4K, on almost no budget and over 2 days. How long did that take in total? Months thanks to the special effects. It’s set in the Potterverse in which the Officers of OMEn have to deal with a mysterious and rather unhelpful person as an evil force turns up […]

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Irregular Reconnaissance: Anime #8

Here we have another unscheduled look at anime series both old and new. In Irregular Reconnaissance I share mini-reviews of anime that’s won my time recently in the hope they’ll help guide your choices. Anime fan too? Found something good to watch recently? Share your thoughts and reviews in the comments below. Arpeggio of Blue […]

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The Dragon’s Daughter: Game of Thrones tribute

AutoTune is coming… Get ready for the next season of Game of Thrones with this tribute video. We’ve clips and autotuned speeches turned into catchy songs. There’s also the Dragon’s Daughter from back when the little dragons were cute.

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Irregular Reconnaissance: Anime #7

You’re a roleplayer with a healthy interest in anime. Or you’re an anime fan tempted by roleplaying. In either scenario there’s a wide range of anime titles to pick from. It’s a challenge. In the anime slice of Irregular Reconnaissance a gaming anime fan walks through his most recent watching. It’s a catch-up. It’s a […]

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Ghost clans go to war: Review of Nura – Rise of the Yokai Clan

Nura – Rise of the Yokai Clan series 2 part 1 hit the UK shelves this month care of Manga UK. It was an interesting set of discs for me. I had been watching the Yokai Clan via Anime on Demand and must have got more than halfway through when the site closed up. Could […]

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