Monthly Archives: June 2013

Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Ring 0 – Birthday (2000)

Today’s selection: Ring 0 – Birthday (2000, dir. Norio Tsuruta) Subgenre: Kaidan, ESPer Available from: DreamWorks Whether it’s Psycho 4, Phantasm Oblivion, or Hannibal Rising, there’s a tendency for the fourth installment in a horror franchise to return to the … Continue reading

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Maser Patrol podcast episode 4: The movies of Keita Amemiya

Here’s episode four of the podcast, dedicated to the movies of Keita Amemiya, his movies and short films (his TV shows and games will be later podcasts… and maybe artbooks, manga, and stage shows, we’ll see). This episode’s topics include: … Continue reading

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Latest Kill La Kill promo

Since the show doesn’t actually start until October, I can understand Studio Trigger playing their cards pretty close to their chest regarding Kill La Kill. Nonetheless, the latest promo actually has some animation in it, so I figured it’s worth … Continue reading

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Dragonhead (2003)

Today’s selection: Dragonhead (2003, dir. George Iida) Subgenre: Disaster Available from: Media Blasters Dragonhead is based on Minetaro Yoshizuki’s manga (released in English from Tokyopop) about the immediate following of an apocalyptic disaster, following the depressing plight of some surviving … Continue reading

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Rurouni Kenshin live-action to get two sequels

There will apparently be two more live-action Rurouni Kenshin movies starting next summer, and both will feature the Kyoto arc, which seems to be the resounding favorite storyline if the sheer number of remakes of it are to be believed. … Continue reading

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Valverave season 2 trailer

While Sunrise’s vampire robot show Valverave wasn’t the best mecha series of the season, it was a heck of a season to contend with. A second season is starting in October, so have a look at the trailer: via crunchyroll

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Print edition of Robot God Akamatsu released

The English-language super robot webcomic Robot God Akamatsu now has a print edition available on amazon for $12.99. If you want to try James Biggie and Franky B Washington’s story before you buy it, the entire thing is still up … Continue reading

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