I'm reminded of crazy Japanese game shows that have incredible build-ups and drama only for the contestant to fall off the log.
If this story begins as a glimpse of an idyllic life before the war, then it becomes the telling of how awful life became during the war.
Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress is gorgeous. There are all those steam engines and the great machines built to enable these fortress cities in what might otherwise have been 19th-century Japan make for a memorable visual style.
Geek & Sundry have a new weekly RPG show. It'll launch in, and Deborah Ann Woll (Daredevil, True Blood) is Dungeon Master and host.
This adventure is all familiar Ghost in the Shell stuff. We have fights and surprises peppering a mystery story that needs some good detective work. While Innocence is gorgeous and loyal to the styling of Ghost in the Shell, it does have to work hard to add anything new.
Toma and Index find themselves in the company of an up and coming idol called Arisa and needless to say all sorts of powers get involved.
Koro-Sensei, the yellow death octopus, is lovely.
You might recognise the name Gatchaman. If you know it from Battle of the Planets or Science Ninja Team Gatchaman, then this anime has very little to do it that show – except harking back to a bird theme now and then.…
That’s a whole year without Doctor Who. There’s no Christmas special this year, but a Doctor Who for New Years instead. Now the BBC have confirmed Jodie Whittaker and all three of the travelling friends will be back for season 12.…
Netflix is giving us more Sabrina. Season two returns to the streaming service on April 5th, 2019 and we have the Christmas special on December 14th. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: A Midwinter’s Tale will bring a host of festival occult fun to Greendale.…