Tag: anime

“Thank you for not exploding” – Terror in Resonance

For anime director Shinichiro Watanabe, destined to forever be ‘the Cowboy Bebop guy’, it’s been a busy year.  Having helped bring episodic comedy-adventure Space Dandy to screens in the spring, he’s now moved on to directing Zankyou no Terror, or “Terror in Resonance” (to use the awkward English title), a new thriller series about about […]

What Japan thinks about James Bond – Golgo 13: The Professional

What do stop-motion skeletons, terrible CGI helicopters and coffin-shaped swimming pools have in common?  If you answered Ray Harryhausen’s jazz woodbines, you’d be wrong.  For this week’s journey into darkest anime land, we’re going to be looking at Golgo 13: The Professional, best known screen outing for the unstoppable hitman, Duke Togo. Taking his alias […]