Anime Reviews

Reviews

Mobile Suit Gundam (1979)

I reviewed both halves of the original Mobile Suit Gundam anime series for (Neo, Uncooked Media). My review of the first half is on the...

Gunbuster

(Neo Magazine, Uncooked Media) French director Jean-Luc Goddard declared, “All you need for a movie is a girl and a gun.” In the 1980s a...

Anthem of the Heart

(Neo, Uncooked Media - There are also further observations on the film in an article I wrote for the AllTheAnime blog.) Ever since she made a...

Martian Successor Nadesico

(Neo, Uncooked Media) 2196: the Earth is under attack from the mysterious “Jovian Lizards”. A new ship is launched against the enemy, the Nadesico, with the...

A Silent Voice

I wrote an article comparing the anime and manga versions of A Silent Voice for the AllTheAnime blog, while the following review was published...

Miss Hokusai

(Sight & Sound Magazine, BFI) In recent years, the Japanese animated films which have reached British cinemas have tended to be Studio Ghibli products or...

Night is Short, Walk on Girl

(Neo, Uncooked Media - I also made further observations in an article on the film on the AllTheAnime website) Have you seen the series The Tatami...