Yes, it's that time of year again when we all get excited as the Madman Anime Festival rolls into Melbourne for 2017. Last year was the debut of the festival, put together by Australia's largest distributor of quality anime, manga and heaps more otaku goodies, Madman. 2017 also saw the festival branch out to Perth and Brisbane before hitting up Melbourne for the last local...
27
Aug
Ever watch an anime and felt like questioning your own personal existence? I felt like that just recently watching 'Kokoro Connect' So a couple of nights ago I was scanning through the dub catalogue on 'HiDive' the new anime streaming service from Sentai Filmworks that has hit the scene and I was curious to see what titles they had available for international audiences. I will...
26
Aug
The adaption that nobody asked for was finally released.... When I write a review about something I try to remain positive and optimistic. I try to see the good in a project and give it a fair go. I went into watching the new 'Death Note' film that has been released on Netflix on August 25th with an open mind. With that said my mind...
21
Aug
This past weekend saw SMASH! roll into Rosehill Gardens in NSW. It's an event that everyone at Japandaman HQ looks forward to as it's always such an amazing event with loads to do and see. Throw in some absolutely stunning cosplay, stellar guests and it's not hard to see why SMASH! is an event that everyone waits each year for, drawing massive crowds each time....
If you were lucky to visit Japan in recent years, you would have see the awesome RX-78-2 Gundam at Odaiba standing proudly outside Diver City. Unfortunately, all good things come to an end and the Gundam was dismantled. *tears* BUT...there's a new Gundam in town, it's a Unicorn Gundam which stands nearly twenty metres tall. The previous Gundam stood 18 metres tall so this is...
WonFes 2017 just wrapped and if you missed it, Japandaman figure expert Kat did a post on it which you can check out here! Apart from the awesome figures that are on display, there's always a massive amount of cosplayers who are all keen to show what they've been working on. Thanks to YouTuber, Rescue The Princess, here's a look at the WonFes cosplay with...
23
May
It's finally here! The must anticipated Kickstarter project from writer/director Jon Christie 'CONfessionals' has released the first web episode online for fans. Now you must be wondering why I am so excited for this particularly web series, it is mainly because we are following the 'lives' of some of the best voices in the anime dub industry. The 'mockumentary' follows the lives of well known...