Archive for the ‘DVDs’ Category

Grim_Noir Takes a Swim in the World of Princess Jellyfish Volume 2

July 17th, 2016 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Princess Jellyfish Volume 2 Story and Art: Akiko Higashimura Editor: Haruko Hashimoto Lettering: Carl Vanstiphout Translation: Sarah Alys Lindholm Publisher: Kodansha Comics Reviewed by Grim_Noir If you’re an average comic book fan, Princess Jellyfish (Kuragehime in ...

Grim_Noir Likes Shiki A (Salem’s) Lot

October 29th, 2015 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Shiki (anime series) Series Composition: Kenji Sugihara Director: Tetsuro Amino Script: Asami Ishikawa, Jun’ichi Shintaku, Kenji Sugihara, Noboru Takagi, Sawako Hirabayashi Chief Animation Director: Shinji Ochi Art Director: Ichirou Tatsuta Based On The Novel By: ...

Grim_Noir Watches Tiger & Bunny Triumphantly Rising Again

April 5th, 2015 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: Tiger & Bunny: The Rising (movie) Script: Masafumi Nishida Original Creator: Hajime Yatate Chief Animation Directors: Kenji Hayama, Mika Yamamoto, Tokuhiro Itagaki Art Director: Kinichi Okubo Music: Yoshihiro Ike Produced by SUNRISE and T&B Movie ...

275 – Cannibal HorrorCast – We review The Changeling (1980) and GirlHouse (2015)

February 26th, 2015 | Posted by JD (Host) | No Comments
Welcome to the PopTards/Aicn CANNIBAL HORRORCAST! This week, Johnny Destructo, Ambush Bug, Christian DiBari and BottleImp review THE CHANGELING (1980) and GIRLHOUSE (2015)! Here are the time stamps, since we tend to ramble: email ...

Pop/Ed: Grim_Noir’s Top 13 Pop Culture Moments From 2013

January 3rd, 2014 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Wow. This year whipped by like freefall with an unpacked parachute, didn’t it? As 2013 draws to a close, it is traditional to sit back and take stock of the events ...

Grim_Noir Crosses Paths With… The Skull Man

January 26th, 2013 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
Title: The Skull Man (DVD set) Original Story: Shotaro Ishinomori Series Composition: Yutaka Izubuchi Director: Takeshi Mori Animation Production: studio BONES DVDs Produced By: Sentai Filmworks Viewable at www.hulu.com (*subtitled only) Reviewed by Grim_Noir When you find something ...

Grim_Noir Assembles Anime Avengers for the Replacements Game

May 27th, 2012 | Posted by Grim_Noir | No Comments
I learned a new game last month. It’s called “The Replacements game.” Like the Keanu Reeves movie, one player challenges the other to come up with a replacement team, IF ...