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Sword of the Stranger Review.

Sword of the Stranger looks like a classic samurai flick; a lone samurai of supreme skill defends the weak and fights the strong. However it has some weird elements that set it apart from the norm. The main bad guy is a western traveling around with the Chinese, who are after immortality and pretty much do what ever they like in Japanese territory. Including constructing a huge doom fortress/altar. The film has also a touch of irreverence, with random background characters providing some levity. It's a cross genre af...
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RahXephon Review.

RahXephon is a mecha series that tries desperately to be Neon Genesis Evangelion. There's the mysterious organization determining the fate of humanity, the pseudo religious symbolism, and the instrumentalists. Unfortunately it has neither the depth of character, nor the depth of ideas to compare to that legendary series. Another way of putting it, is that it has narrative feet of clay. A lot of things happen but there aren't any reasons why they happen. It doesn't have the psychological make up of Evangelion that dri...
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Anime Streaming Guide Launched.

Today is the day my Anime Streaming Guide launches, a TV guide for legal anime streams on the internet. It displays the time/day a show becomes available, adjusted to your local timezone, conveniently showcasing what's on for that 24 hour period. It also has handy links directly to the show's streaming homepage, just simply click on the title's name and a window will pop up with extra info. The guide will be updated weekly and was intended to f...
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Funimation Adds Ga-Rei-Zero.

Funimation Entertainment, a North American distributor of anime, has licensed Ga-Rei-Zero. The twelve episode series, which aired back in 2008, will be released on home video in early 2011. The series will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray. The first two subtitled episodes can be viewed right now on the company's YouTube channel....
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Sentai Filmworks Adds One Title.

Sentai Filmworks has acquired the 45 episode TV series Ghost Sweeper Mikami. Produced in 1993/94 the series is based on a Shonen Sunday manga, created by Takashi Shiina. It combines comedy and horror as the spiritual population of Japan overflows into the world of the living due to overpopulation. Sentai Filmworks gave no release details for the show....
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CrunchyRoll Streams Moribito.

CrunchyRoll and Media Blasters have teamed up again to stream the first four episodes of the fantasy epic Moribito. The first episode will be available to everyone while the other three will be restricted to subscribers for the next month. The series is region locked to residents in the US and Canada....
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Birdy the Mighty Decode Cast.

Funimation Entertainment has posted on it's blog the dub cast for Birdy the Mighty: Decode. It's also released a trailer (U.S only) on YouTube for the Aniplex produced TV series....
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Siren Visual Confirms Dub.

Alluded to in the company's license announcement, Siren Visual has confirmed Canaan will feature a dub. The series is being released in the U.S by Sentai Filmworks with a dub. However Canaan will be available in Australia one week before it's U.S release.

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