Monthly Archives: January 2013

CGI Captain Harlock trailer

The new trailer for Shinji Aramaki’s GGI Captain Harlock movie adaptation, due this fall, has everything one would expect from a Leiji Matsumoto project: grand space battles, questionable Engrish, and a thin, naked chick with billowing blond hair. I hope … Continue reading

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Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Sailor Moon

Scott Pilgrim creator Bryan Lee O’Malley has tweeted a piece of Sailor Moon artwork: What does this mean? Probably no more than Bruce Timm’s Sailor Moon did: It’s a cool piece of fan art, no more, no less. However, since … Continue reading

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TV Review: Agon, the Atomic Dragon (Nippon Television, 1964)

When Agon, The Atomic Dragon debuted on Japanese TV in 1968, it must have seemed positively archaic. The problem is that the show was originally produced in 1964, when the kaiju boom was just taking off, and certain tropes hadn’t … Continue reading

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Three new Makai Knights in Garo pachinko game

If like me, you were a little underwhelmed by the lack of design variation on the army of Makai Knights that showed up at the end of Garo: Makai Senki, this might perk you up. The new Garo pachinko game, … Continue reading

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Classic Toho tokusatsu on Amazon Prime

Exciting news for those of us that missed out on the VHS releases, several classic Toho science fiction movies from director Ishiro Honda have been made available for free on Amazon Prime Instant Video. These are American edits (and certainly … Continue reading

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Gorgo coming to BD

The 1961 British giant-dinosaur-on-the-loose movie Gorgo is coming to North American blu-ray disc on March 19 courtesy of VCI Entertainment. While the classic suitmation picture is frequently dismissed as a Godzilla knock-off, it’s important to remember that it’s actually the … Continue reading

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First look at 2013 Powerpuff Girls

Among other news about Cartoon Network’s upcoming slate of shows, an image was released for the upcoming Powerpuff Girls new CGI-animated special. While the previewed art doesn’t cause quite as much culture shock as that for the Japanese Powerpuff Girls … Continue reading

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