Mob Psycho 100 II Review

Mob Psycho 100 II

I’ve decided to go back on my original plan not to cover streaming shows due to the dire state of physical media anime releases here in the UK, so here’s the first of a few catch up reviews! The original Mob Psycho 100 is a show that took me by surprise, as apart from being from the same person who created One Punch Man, I didn’t know anything about it. Full of good humour, likeable characters and great animation, the series was a rightful hit, and I’m happy to say that its second series is just as good, if not better…

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Mobile Suit Gundam: MS IGLOO 2 – The Gravity Front Review

Gundam MS IGLOO 2

Here we go then, let’s get this out of the w- … hang on, this is really good?! The first of the three episodes was actually great?! Well blow me down, this MS IGLOO OVA series is actually worth watching. I don’t know if it was worth sitting through the other two OVAs to get to it, but at least I feel I got something good out of the whole thing. Want to know more? Read on!

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Mobile Suit Gundam: MS IGLOO OVA 2 – Apocalypse 0079 Review

MS Gundam IGLOO OVA2

Here we go again… *sigh*, and I mean that far more literally than I’d like, as for the most part these three episodes follow the exact same story as the three previous. More of the same cast of uninteresting characters, more prototype weaponry and more test pilots dying. Oh, and of course, more cheapo looking CGI! Hooray?! Let’s take a look at the second IGLOO OVA then, at least there’s only one left to go!

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Mobile Suit Gundam: MS IGLOO OVA 1 – The Hidden One Year War Review

MS IGLOO OVA1

This is a rare treat, a Universal Century Gundam review where I’m seeing it for the first time! Wow! … oh, wait, there was a reason I never bothered to import it. It’s IGLOO, the CGI OVAs that became terribly dated just a few years after they released in 2004, let alone now! Seriously, my review of the first Resident Evil CGI film was harsh on the then-infant technology, but this takes the biscuit, which is a shame because the actual plot is quite enjoyable! Oh well, let’s get the first of these THREE OVAs out of the way…

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Jump Force (PS4) Review

JUMP FORCE

I wanted this to be good so much… *sigh*. So, here we have Jump Force, the latest crossover game featuring characters from Weekly Shonen Jump!, the most popular manga comic in Japan, and publishers of such classics as Dragon Ball, One Piece, Bleach, Death Note and many… many more. With such an endless wealth of things to use and play with, how does a company fail to deliver? Well, let’s find out, shall we!

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Mobile Suit Gundam – The 08th MS Team Review

Gundam 08th MS Team

Our journey through the spin-offs set during the One Year War continue with this 12 episode OVA series. Ignoring my constant annoyance that it’s called “08th” which always made me read it as “Oh-Eighth” rather than just “Eighth” (entirely me being stupid, don’t worry about it), it’s actually a good story, very much Romeo and Juliet, just with a bit of a different setting, to say the least! Let’s take a look…

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Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket Review

Gundam 0080 War in the Pocket

Before I move on to alternate era Gundam shows, I really wanted to finish the UC timeline first (still-being-released stuff aside, obviously!) so I’ve finally brought a multi-region Blu-Ray player and ordered a bunch of UC OVAs, films and Victory Gundam from the US (my poor wallet…). The one I didn’t order is this one, 0080: War in the Pocket, as it isn’t released on Blu-Ray in the States yet! So I thought I’d pop on my old DVD of it and kick off the UC review finale. War in the Pocket is a surprisingly fun and quite emotional mini-series to kick off non-Tomino-written UC Gundam shows. Let’s take a closer look…

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Dragon Ball Super – Part 6 Anime UK News Review

DBS Part 6

My review of the Sixth Dragon Ball Super physical media release is now up on Anime UK News and can be viewed HERE. Part 7 will begin to feature episodes I already covered via streaming reviews for the website (already linked in the Dragon Ball tab!), so this may be the last one I review… (for Anime UK News. One day I’ll reach Super in my normal reviews, but that’s a ways off yet, given I’ve only reviewed the very first arc of Dragon Ball so far…)