Hayao Miyazaki’s Howl’s Moving Castle is a joyous and inspirational fantasy adventure for family members of all ages and Disney’s Blu-ray release is pure reference quality eye and ear candy from start to finish.
A joyous slice of family life and childhood imagination, Hayao Miyazaki’s My Neighbor Totoro is a wonderful film for the whole family.
This entry in the Tenchi Muyo! universe wraps up with an equally disappointing video transfer and ramped up mecha action that feels borrowed from other franchises.
Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar reminds fans of the best of the early years of this franchise, even if this transfer to Blu-ray isn’t so great.
A charming coming of age anime series with beautifully crafted animation, Hanusaku Iroha, in this premium edition from NIS America, is an easy series to recommend.
This entry in Marvel’s Iron Man franchise from anime powerhouse Madhouse is visually stunning, with a fantastic Japanese voice cast, but the story is bit of a letdown and the English cast just doesn’t work.
This series breaks out of the usual for the genre and offers a moving look at two siblings struggling to make their way home after a devastating earthquake. It’s a must see series for anime fans.
The Shakugan no Shana saga comes to end with the third season, wrapping up some of the storylines tightly, some not so much. The action-packed series finale, offered in two separate packages from FUNimation, leaves just enough of an opening for it to return one day.
An enjoyable anime series now already in its fourth season, Natsume’s Book of Friends is an easy blend of fantasy and coming of age story with strong artwork, compelling characters, and whimsical musical soundtrack.
Fate/Stay Night finishes with an epic conclusion in this second collection of the anime series from Sentai Filmworks.