Music video features forthcoming single by Megumi Hayashibara; will be theme tune for new 3×3 Eyes project.
Take the easily skippable filler out of the equation and what’s left is an embarrassment of riches.
A muddled but entirely watchable and very pretty movie, Venus Wars will always be overshadowed by its blockbusting predecessor, but fans of ’80s animation will still find much to enjoy in its sumptuous production values and well-executed action.
A bold, sweeping and visually sumptuous tale about man’s quest to reach the stars, Wings of Honneamise is an easy film to admire, but might be a tough one to love.
A cold, challenging film of staggering beauty, Ghost in the Shell is still the purest, most influential example of the cyberpunk sci-fi so synonymous with the medium during the 1990s and perhaps the last gasp for anime’s original golden age.
Popeye Classics #27 Bud Sagendorf (w & a & c) This issue contains the single most bizarre, funny, surreal and outright weird story of the entire run of Popeye comic books! Wait until you read, “Thimble Theatre Presents Popeye in a Dismal, Distressing and Doleful Story entitled ‘The Happy Little Island!’ ” Cast of characters: Popeye, […]
Preview: Popeye Classics #26 FC • 52 pages • $3.99 Bullet points: • “Sagendorf’s cartooning is timeless in its bigfootedly bizarre brilliance. Bud Sagendorf is all kinds of awesome!” —The Savage Critics
A frothy comedy one-shot from 1986, Prefectural Earth Defense Force is a fairly obscure title in the English speaking world, but it still provides an amusing, sentimental pastiche of Japanese science fiction.
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 […]