11
Mar
Welcome to the Japandaman Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale movie review. If you're wondering why I'm announcing the review in this manner, something I've never done before, it's because this is a special joint review which is also a first for Japandaman.com. The film will be reviewed by Japandaman and our latest team member, anime writer Farrah! Japandaman Review Sword Art Online The Movie:...
20
Feb
Alright, let's get this straight out of the way...Prison School is loaded with fan service, more so than High School of the Dead and also come crammed with ecchi plus and then some! But putting that aside, it's a clever plot with twists you don't see coming and an ending that you didn't think was going to come. Let's take a look at the premise...
13
Feb
Harmony is an incredibly articulated sci-fi film based on a novel called Project Itoh. It’s set in the future in a time where a nuclear war has eradicated most of mankind along with plagues and diseases pushing humans to the brink of extinction. Enter three young teenage girlfriends: Tuan Kirie, Miach Mihie and Cian Reikado. The three young friends are tired of the way their...
11
Feb
Miss Hokusai is an absolutely beautiful slice of life drama from the 19th Century set during the Edo Period in what would come to be known as Tokyo. Production I.G have done a stellar job with this anime adaptation and crafted something quite beautiful with exquisite storytelling, music that captures the very essence of the time and artwork that is up with some of the...
11
Feb
Having heard of but never seen anything past from Strike Witches, I went into this movie not really sure what to expect. What I did get was just over 90 minutes of great story telling, likable characters and beautifully articulated animation. The story revolves an alternate version of 1945 and follows a Strike Witch, Yoshika Miyafuji, who has lost her powers during their final mission...
The latest Sword Art Online feature film is nearly upon us but until then, here's a new release from Madman and Aniplex for anyone craving a walk through the early days of the SAO storyline. The events in this offering fall after season one but before season two and the GGO story arc and everything else that followed. It's basically broken up into three different...
28
Nov
Your Name (Kimi no Na wa) is the latest offering from Makoto Shinkai who has also done such beautiful films as 5 Centimeters Per Second, The Garden Of Words and Children Who Chase Lost Voices. Your Name is a completely stunning film for so many reasons which needs to be seen by lovers of excellent and evocative storytelling. The story traces the lives of Mitsuha who...
15
Oct
Thanks to Madman for the review copy. If you've seen Love Live! and Love Live! Sunshine and are pining for more school idol shenanigans, then this is the movie you've been waiting for. Love Live! The School Idol Movie continues after the events of season two Love Live! and sees μ's taking part in a event to raise awareness for an even bigger scale Love Live!...
24
Sep
Love Live! reviewed on Anime Lab. Welcome to the colourful world of school idols, if you haven't been exposed to this before then you're in for a ride and a half. A rollercoaster of music, best friends, emotions, laughter and many, many tears! Love Live! tells the story of three childhood friends, Honoka Kosaka, Kotori Minami and Umi Sonada. They all attend Otonokizaka High School...