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Does the 3 Episode Rule Need to Exist?

In the anime fandom, we have an ingrained idea that all shows can be measured by the same guidelines. There is a system that a lot of people follow called the “3 episode rule.” This states that for every anime you try, you should give it a minimum of 3 episodes to see if it […]

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Why the Netflix Model Doesn’t Work For New Anime (At the Moment)

In our new-fangled world of the internet and streaming services, innovative ways of accessing video content have become mainstream, and most consumers enjoy ’binge watching’ shows instead of the weekly format that we are accustomed to. This has its advantages, as it allows you to watch a show at your own pace, not worrying about […]

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All The Anime @ MCM Comic Con London October 2016 – Day 3 Roundup

The final day of MCM London October 2016 is over, and with that All The Anime have made all of their announcements for the day on their News Wall. The first announcement was for Tenchi Muyo! GXP, to be released under the Funimation label by Anime Limited. Seina Yamada is unlucky… so unlucky that when […]

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All The Anime @ MCM Comic Con London October 2016 – Day 2 Roundup

Day two of MCM London October brought us several more license announcements from Anime Limited via the News Wall at the booth, right outside the Crunchyroll screening room. The first of these announcements was that Anime Limited had rescued Evangelion 1.11 and will be releasing the title on both blu-ray and DVD in January 2017. […]

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Manga/Animatsu @ MCM Comic Con London October 2016 – Day 2 Roundup

Manga UK opted to host their announcements panel on their own stage this weekend; while the anime karaoke is good fun to watch, it’s the announcements that really make the weekend for me. Both Andrew and Jerome took to the stage, with a table this time, in order to reveal some upcoming Manga UK licenses, […]

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All The Anime @ MCM Comic Con London October 2016 – Day 0 & Day 1 Roundup

Yesterday was the first day of MCM October, and the focus, anime-wise, has certainly been on All The Anime so far. There was an early announcement on Thursday evening through their social channels before we’d even arrived in London for MCM, and the actual convention saw five announcements, four of those initially through Jeremy’s News […]

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MCM London Comic Con Oct 2015: Shigeto Koyama Interview

At MCM London Comic Con last month, I had the opportunity to sit down with the anime guest of honour, Shigeto Koyama, and conduct a short interview. During this interview, I asked five questions; these are below, alongside his responses. 1.    You’ve worked on Mechanical Designs for some very iconic series such as Eureka Seven, Gurren […]

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MCM London Comic Con Oct 2015: Manga UK / Animatsu / KAZÉ

Jerome and Andrew took to the stage on Friday to announce a range of titles to be released through Manga UK, Animatsu, and KAZÉ, alongside re-iterating plans for some already known titles, and discussing some recent success. Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F, which was released in cinemas at the end of last month, managed to […]

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MCM London Comic Con Oct 2015: Anime Limited

Anime Limited hosted their first panel on Friday, with several great announcements, but before that, their booth confirmed Turn A Gundam is coming soon to the UK. Based on Andrew Partridge’s comments in the Anime UK News forum though, Gundam titles that are DVD-only in the US are likely to be the same in the […]

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MCM London Comic Con Oct 2015: MVM

Rather than make their announcements through a panel, as Anime Limited and Manga UK opted to do, MVM are here solely as a booth; that said, they pushed some announcements to their twitter feed yesterday that are sure to excite. Gate: Jieitai Kano Chi nite, Kaku Tatakaeri (Gate: The Self-Defense Forces Fight Like This in […]