Mandarake: a hideout for anime and manga fans

Dirty Robot Reader Find

By Dirty Robot in Cool Websites on Tuesday 13 August 2013

If you love cool toys, anime, manga and video-games, then look no further than Mandarake. It has it all and is pretty much the first point of call to find certain things that are no longer available, or if you just generally want something fresh. The love I have for this shop is just too […]

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Appleseed Ex Machina

Xavier Toby Reader Find

By Xavier Toby in New Film on Thursday 16 April 2009

This Japanese anime feature is likely part of a series with similar storylines or animation, but that’s irrelevant because this superb film stands apart from the mass of recently released full-length anime movies in terms of story, character and animation. The ending does feel a little rushed, but that seems a problem common to many anime features, and apart from that small flaw, this film takes an inspired idea and cleverly realises it.

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