Category: Anime

Japanese Anime Festival in Jamaica

The Japanese Embassy in Jamaica and the Japan Foundation is teaming up to stage another Japanese Anime Festival in Jamaica. The 2 day event will be on Saturday May  30th from 11am to 5pm at the St Andrew High School for Girls and Sunday May...

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Brace yourself, Dragon Ball is returning

Rekindle your love affiar with your favourite Dragon Ball character (in my case its Vegeta) ladies and gentlemen for the anime gods have smiled upon us.   With Japan and the rest of the world pumped about the Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ movie that featured...

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Boruto: Naruto the Movie – Trailer and Info

The baton has been handing over from one generation to the next in the Naruto series. Boruto (“Bolt” pronounced with a Japanese accent) is Naruto and Hinata’s eldest son and he will be the star of the new series and movie. Boruto: Naruto the Movie...

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Aldnoah.Zero – Mecha Anime done (mostly) right

Twelve episodes of this seasons breakout anime hit Aldnoah.Zero has come and gone. In my first impressions post about Aldnoah.Zero I noted that it had the foundations of what could develop into a good story and had some interesting characters. I happy to say that the anime...

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Speed Drawing Gatchaman with Masami Suda

Long time veteran of the anime/manga industry in Japan Masami Suda was the special guest and a big attraction at Anime Nation 2014. He signed autographs, participated in lengthy question and answer session, critiqued the artwork of local artists. He also drew a character from...

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Anime Nation 2014

Anime Nation continues to grow from strength to strength. Now in its fifth year the annual anime and Japanese cultural expo did not disappoint for 2014. The new venue at the New Kingston Business centre is the perfect location for the event. It is quite...

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Aldnoah Zero – First Impressions

Aldnoah Zero is the second anime I took a look at from the spring 2014 season premieres after Tokyo Ghoul. There are a number of mecha anime premiering this spring but Aldnoah Zero seemed the most interesting and after watching the first three episodes I...

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Tokyo Ghoul – First Impressions

Tokyo Ghoul is a new anime which began airing a few weeks ago. It is based off a manga series by Sui Ishida. This was the first anime from the Summer 2014 lineup I decided to take a look at as I liked the art style...

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Samurai Flamenco – I tried really hard to like it

When I wrote my first impressions post for Samurai Flamenco a few months ago I described it as a “quirky superhero-themed comedy drama that although seemed off-putting at first actually became more interesting as I watched the first few episodes.” Now after watching all 22...

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Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods – English Trailer

Brace yourselves, nostalgia is coming! After a very successful release first in Japan and various territories around the world such as South and Central America Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods is finally headed to North America. Only a limited amount of theaters in select North American...

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