Saturday, 24 October 2015

ANIME REVIEW: NISEKOI FALSE LOVE SEASON 1 PART 2


Nisekoi False Love Season 1 Part 2
Released By: Manga Entertainment
Rating: 12
Running Time: 309 Mins
Audio: English & Japanese DD 2.0
Aspect Ratio:16.9
Release Date: 19/10/2015
Reviewed By: Sandra Scholes 

"Have you ever heard it? The phrase "zawsze in love"?

Synopsis: 
High school kid Raku thinks he is in love with a girl at school and there is the possibility she feels the same about him. His ability to love puts him to the test when a mysterious girl comes to him and tells him she is the girl who he loves and she can prove it!

ANIME REVIEW: SAMURAI JAM - BAKUMATSU ROCK - COMPLETE COLLECTION


Samurai Jam - Bakumatsu Rock - Complete Collection
Released By: Animatsu
Rating: 15
Running Time: 309 Mins
Audio: English & Japanese DD 2.0
Aspect Ratio:16.9
Release Date: Out Now!
Reviewed By: Sandra Scholes 

The premise for this anime is what if instead of banning guns, the Japanese government banned the guitar. Samurai Jam has Ryoma Sakamoto wanting desperately to be a rock star - even if it's illegal. He's already got his guitar, but he's not got the money to make the star status he wants as he works at his local pizza parlor.

Saturday, 17 October 2015

YAOI REVIEW: OROCHI NO KISHI BY ITOSHI/LEHANAN AIDA/ALDARIA


Orochi no Kishi
Author/Artist: Itoshi/Lehanan/Aldaria
Publisher: Yaoi Revolution
Pages: 323
Reviewed by: Sandra Scholes

Synopsis:
Set in the American West in 2071, intolerable heat and violent weather trends have driven the population from the Southwestern states, leaving the people who cling to a fringe existence in this wilderness prey to gamblers and thieves. Chief among the lawless are roving clans of racers who travel as outlaws in this new Wild West. Funded by wealthy stakeholders, the racing clans set new rules of justice within the circle of the banners they fly. Mouse, a talented small town motorcycle mechanic, finds himself kidnapped by a gang of Japanese bikers led by a formidable clan boss, Sadao Koga. The two form an uneasy alliance in a country without borders under the shadow of the Orochi banner.

ANIME MOVIE REVIEW: PUELLA MAGI MADOKA MAGICA MOVIE PART 3 - THE REBELLION

Puella Magi Madoka Magica Movie Part 3 - The Rebellion
Released By: Manga Entertainment
Rating: 12
Running Time: 112 Mins
Audio: English & Japanese DD 5.1 & DD 2.0
Aspect Ratio:16.9
Release Date: Out Now!
Reviewed By: Sandra Scholes 

"We pray for hope, embrace curses and protect you from the dark. We're magical girls!"

Synopsis: Back in the first movie, Homura Akemi made a promise with ordinary high school girl, Madoka Kaname, but she could not keep that promise for long, and Madoka has to leave her behind after trying to set all the other magical girls free from their horrible destinies. Though Madoka has done this, they still have no idea whether their own fates will be promising or tragic.

Friday, 16 October 2015

ANIME MOVIE REVIEW: PUELLA MAGI MADOKA MAGICA 1 & 2 - BEGINNINGS/ETERNAL

Puella Magi Madoka Magica 1 & 2 - Beginnings/Eternal 
Released By: Manga Entertainment
Rating: 12
Running Time: 300 Mins
Audio: English & Japanese DD 2.0
Release Date: Out Now!
Reviewed By: Sandra Scholes 

Madoka Kaname is everyone's favourite high school girl who has best friends and family, but when Homura Akemi ends up in her class, she tells her something that will change her life forever. 

Sunday, 11 October 2015

BOX SET REVIEW: MARDOCK SCRAMBLE THE TRILOGY COLLECTION


Mardock Scramble The Trilogy Collection
Released By: Manga Entertainment
Rating: 15
Running Time: 181 Mins
Audio: English & Japanese DD 5.1
Aspect Ratio: 16.9 Anamorphic Widescreen
Release Date: Out Now!
Reviewed By: Sandra Scholes


Synopsis: 
Rune Balot is a young woman who wants to find friendship with others after being left on her own by her mother. As a result, she only finds herself in men’s beds and her meeting Shell, her rich pimp is one of the worst things she could have done as he is a bad influence on her. One day, when he gets tired of her, he locks her in a car and sets fire to it, assuming she is dead, but thanks to a dedicated scientist, and his team, Rune is rebuilt and brought back.

INTERVIEW: WITH LGBT MURDER MYSTERY AUTHOR JOE COSENTINO



INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR JOE COSENTINO

Conducted by Sandra Scholes


It is so great to have Joe Cosentino with us today to discuss his latest novel, Drama Queen. Joe is the award winning author of several novels including An Infatuation, A Shooting Star and Paper Doll. His novels are well-known due to his characters, writing and eye-catching cover art. Please take a walk with me while I uncover the many mysteries of Joe's new novel.

PRESS RELEASE: LANDFALLS BY NAOMI WILLIAMS.



Landfalls by Naomi Williams


Landfalls is the intriguing d├ębut by Naomi Williams that concentrates on the famous Laperouse expedition of the late 18th Century. The reason why this novel is so interesting is that over 200 men had embarked on the journey, yet the French frigates, Boussole and Astrolabe had disappeared without a trace.

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

YAOI REVIEW: VAMPIRE RENT BOY #3 - ALL ABOUT ADAM BY DL WARNER


Vampire Rent Boy #3 - All About Adam
DL Warner
Publisher: Sybaritic Press
Pages:30
Reviewed By: Sandra Scholes


Synopsis: The memories of where Vampire Tristan met the sexy and mysterious Adam comes back to him at the most inconvenient moment – while he's with the lusty Police Detective who is still blind to his secrets. When they finally meet, Tristan not only finds out about Adam's strange and sometimes mystical past, he learns about the horrible fate his family had in mind for him when he was an innocent human. There is no time for regret with romance in the air. Tristan and Adam finally celebrate the miraculous events that brought them back together. Does this mean real happiness for Tristan? Or will an accident with the thorn from a rose ignite his blood lust and destroy his last chance at a life-long companion?

Sunday, 4 October 2015

BOX SET REVIEW: MAGI - THE KINGDOM OF MAGIC: SEASON 2 - PART 1


Magi - The Kingdom of Magic: Season 2 - Part 1
Released By: Manga Entertainment
Rating: 15
Running Time: 318 Mins
Audio: English & French with Japanese & English subs.
Release Date: 5/10/2015
Reviewed By: Sandra Scholes 

As they have won the war, they have plenty to celebrate, they have conquered another dungeon, Aladdin, Alibaba, Morgiana and Ren Hakuryu are the team of the moment and everyone wants to know them, none more so than a certain person...

BOX SET REVIEW: YU-GI-OH! OFFICIAL THIRD SEASON


Yu-Gi-Oh! The Official Third Season
Released By: Manga Entertainment
Rating: PG
Running Time: 1034
Audio: English & Japanese DD 2.0
Release Date: 5/10/2015
Reviewed By: Sandra Scholes 

When Yugi Mutou found a puzzle that dated from the Ancient Egyptians, he solved it and was granted the gaming power of a god so that whenever he was challenged to a duel, he could use his super gaming alter-ego to battle against the most powerful and dangerous opponents all while trying to protect his friends, but with this latest series of duels to come, will he succeed?