Monthly Archives: October 2013

News and trailers from the past few days

Under the weather, so I’m just going to throw a whole bunch of links in here: Gatchaman Crowds has been renewed for a second season Space Dandy will air on [adult swim] in the US before it airs in Japan … Continue reading

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Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers

Toei and Marvel have teamed up to create a new anime, and unsurprisingly, it seems blatantly toy-centered. Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers will feature regular children who can summon Earth’s mightiest heroes from portable disks, Pokemon-style. Unlike several Marvel anime … Continue reading

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Kill La Kill ending vs Sukeban Deka ending

As pointed out on crunchyroll:

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Carved (2007)

Today’s selection: Carved (2007, dir. Koji Shiraishi) Subgenre: Kaidan Available from: Tartan Carved is a movie about the Kuchisake Onna, or “slit mouthed woman”, an urban legend that began in the 1970’s, and, depending on who you ask, could be … Continue reading

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Goke, The Body Snatcher from Hell (1968)

Today’s selection: Goke, the Body Snatcher from Hell (1968, dir. Hajime Sato) Subgenre: Kaijin Available from: Criterion To start, let’s just clarify that nobody in this movie is from Hell, and the body-snatching is more of the “Invasion of-” than … Continue reading

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Upcoming merchandise

Three things have been announced lately, so I’ll consolidate posts: 1) Sentai Filmworks has rescued the Time Bokan OVA, which crosses over several Tatsunoko properties (mostly from Time Bokan, obviously) and was previously available from CPM. via ann 2) Movic … Continue reading

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Sweet Home (1989)

Today’s selection: Sweet Home (1989, dir. Kiyoshi Kurosawa) Subgenre: Kaidan Available from: Fansub-only Five people go to an abandoned mansion to film a documentary – has that set-up ever led to anything other than a horror film? I mean, especially … Continue reading

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