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News Tatsumi on U.K. DVD May 28
The animated film Tatsumi will be released on DVD on May 28 by Soda Pictures. Made in Singapore, Tatsumi is about the pioneering manga artist Yoshihiro Tatsumi, who wrote adult ("gekiga") stories in strip form. Directed by Eric Khoo, the film adapts five of the artist's manga stories, threaded together with Tatsumi's account of his struggle to make a living after World War II. (The autobiographical material comes from Tatsumi's manga, A Drifting Life.) The U.K. distributor, Soda Pictures, uploaded an 82-second trailer to youtube, embedded above, to coincide with the film's limited U.K. release in January.
Via Neo magazine.
Submit your interview questions for Little Witch Academia script writer Masahiko Otsuko and win autographed prizes! 2013-06-19
What could be more thrilling than new manga releases? How about the actual stories in them? Get excited for Durarara!! Saika Arc, Attack on Titan, Psyren, and more among this week's reviews! 2013-06-19
Todd sweeps up the remains of E3 this week, with talk of Etrian Odyssey Untold, Rune Factory, Killer is Dead, and the elusive Umihara Kawase! And Final Fantasy, of course. 2013-06-19
This week, the French Revolution is finally upon us! But in the meantime, here are some cats, some ceramic pots, and people who are forced to eat against their will.
- Darker Than Black: Gemini of the Meteor
- Everyday Tales of a Cat God
- Rose of Versailles pt 2
Mike wonders aloud about what happened to all that ADV Films stuff that never made the jump from VHS to DVD. 2013-06-16
One of those blustery, everyone-
The Last of Us is about the thick skin we've built for ourselves and, underneath that, the places where we secret our hurt.
Underneath all the explosive polygons and proper nouns, Remember Me is a game that has no idea what it's actually about.
The ending of Jormungand has something important to say ... but never figures out the actual message.
Sunny is an interesting glimpse into the lives of children who feel that the world has forsaken them and how they manage to cope with the help of an old car and a little imagination.
Ultimately Missions of Love still reads like a sexy book for middle schoolers. Yukina is far from a likeable heroine, neither Shigure nor Akira come off as particularly desirable male leads, and the less savory elements of the story detract from its romance components.