From the wild mind of Hiroya Oku, the creator of Gantz, comes Inuyashiki, the tale of the most badass old dude saving people this side of Tokyo. The Champions review the first five episodes of the TV animation adaptation of Oku’s work by MAPPA and the director of Gantz:0. Does Inuyashiki leave the Champions desperate for cyborg alien bodies of their own? Or does it leave us wishing for a discounted subscription to AARP? Listen and find out!
You can watch all of Inuyashiki on Amazon’s Anime Strike Channel.
You can support the author by picking up the original manga here:
The Champions get lost within an endless labyrinthine city of epic proportions full of killer robots in their review of ‘BLAME!’. Based on the legendary manga by Tsutomu Nihei, Netflix and Polygon Pictures have teamed up to bring fans a new cinematic take on the story. Polygon Pictures have shown their strengths in adapting Nihei’s dense style before in their ‘Knights of Sidonia’ TV anime but can they bring ‘BLAME!’ to the mainstream viewer and still make it work? Listen and find out!
You can watch ‘BLAME!’ here:
You can support Tsutomu Nihei’s original comic here:
Gravity guns, skin-tight battle suits, aliens, and a black sphere that can troll you just as easily as it can resurrect you. This all describes a trip to the local DMV but it also names just a few of the things one encounters when traversing the wacky world of GANTZ.
Based on the immensely popular manga by Hiroya Oku, Gantz: 0 is a full CGI retelling of one of the more popular arcs in Oku’s story. This new film hopes to bring new recruits to the franchise but also tries to please long-time fans as well. Does it succeed? Or are the Champions left to do battle with yet another half-hearted adaptation of a popular seinen manga series? Listen and find out!
You can watch Gantz: 0 on Netflix now!
You can support the original comic series here:
Forget Lost, the real science fiction-ish drama that’s ending that truly deserves looking at is Ashes to Ashes. The final episode airs this friday on BBC1 in England.