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Writings from JCuri

I stumbled upon a backup of the writings I had provided for JapanCuriosity, so have decided to dump them here, on jaysgba.com, just in case I ever want to refer back to them. Whether I write anything new, only time will tell.

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Games Games Review

Review: Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online [PS4]

Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online is the latest entry in the beloved Neptunia franchise, releasing in the UK on Friday 13th October for PS4. Once again, Idea Factory International are behind the Western release, and it is available both digitally and physically. Now, I’ve been a big fan of Neptunia since Re;birth1 on Vita, but […]

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Anime Anime Review

Review: Tokyo Ghoul Jack & Pinto OVA Collection [Blu-ray]

Available for the first time in an English-speaking country, the two Tokyo Ghoul OVAs saw a release from Anime Limited earlier this week. These two episodes are available as a standard blu-ray, and a standard DVD; an Anime Limited Web Store exclusive Collector’s Edition Combo Pack is due for release later this year. Unlike the […]

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Anime Anime Review

Review: Boruto: Naruto The Movie [Blu-ray]

Just 574 days after their theatrical release, the home media release of Boruto: Naruto The Movie finally hits the UK. Manga Entertainment have made this title available on both blu-ray and DVD. I thoroughly enjoyed this movie when I saw it in the cinema twice back in 2015, but is the movie as good as […]

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Anime Events

MCM London Comic Con May 2017 Round Up

This past weekend saw some new anime announcements, and updates on already announced titles, from MVM Entertainment, Universal, and All The Anime. MVM provided their news through social channels, while All The Anime had two panels covering theirs, alongside some Q&A time. Sadly, Manga Entertainment made no announcements over the weekend, though their social media […]

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Anime Anime Review

Review: Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions [Blu-ray]

Back in May 2011, Manga UK brought Yu-Gi-Oh! Bonds Beyond Time to theatrical screens across the UK. I, like many others, assumed this would be our final chance to see Yu-Gi-Oh! on the big screen over here. We had no idea that in late 2014 4K Media Inc. would leak news of a new movie […]

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Anime Anime Review

Review: The Transformers: The Movie 30th Anniversary Steelbook

    Release Date: 12th December 2016Format: Blu-ray SteelbookStudio: ToeiPublisher: Manga EntertainmentCertificate:Audio: English 5.1, English 2.0Subtitles: English, SpanishDiscs: 2Run Time: 84 Minutes The Transformers: The Movie is an interesting release from Mange Entertainment. It’s a 1986 American animated movie based on the American animated TV series of the same name, but the anime production is […]

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Anime Anime Review

Review: Your Lie In April [Blu-ray]

  Release Date: 14th November 2016Format: CE BD/DVDStudio: TNKPublisher: All The AnimeCertificate: 15Audio: Japanese 2.0, English 2.0Subtitles: EnglishEpisodes: 1-11Discs: 2BD/2DVDRun Time: 300 Minutes     Your Lie In April, known as Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso, is an interesting case for me. Normally, I choose the anime I want to watch, watch it in Japanese […]

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Anime Anime Review

Review: Log Horizon: Season 2 – Part 2 [DVD]

    Release Date: 21st November 2016Format: DVD / BDStudio: DeenPublisher:MVM EntertainmentCertificate: 12Audio: Japanese 2.0, English 2.0Subtitles: EnglishEpisodes: 14-25Discs: 2BD/3DVDRun Time: 300 Minutes     Log Horizon Season 2 Part 1 was a massive disappointment when I watched it a few months ago, but I tried to remain optimistic that the second cour would be […]

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Anime Anime Review

Review: Photokano Collection [Blu-ray]

  Release Date: 7th November 2016Format: Blu-ray/DVDStudio: MadhousePublisher: MVM EntertainmentCertificate: 15Audio: Japanese 2.0Subtitles: EnglishEpisodes: 1-13Discs: 2Run Time: 312 Minutes   Photo Kano is a 2013 anime from Madhouse, based on 2012 dating sim game for the PSP. This release comes to the UK on both DVD and blu-ray courtesy of MVM Entertainment. Madhouse have previously worked on a […]