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Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train Review – What A Ride!

There’s that cliche phrase of being ‘hungry for more’ and when Demon Slayer season one concluded back in September 2019, I was absolutely ravenous. I waited with bated breath, as news of the teased film came out, its eventual October 2020 release in Japan and finally the confirmed Australian/ NZ release. It felt like I… Continue reading Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train Review – What A Ride!

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Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 21 Review

In the Meta-World Satoko meets a mysterious entity who promises to give her the power to achieve her wish – the power of looping. Satoko is, understandably, very confused and that confusion turns to fear when the entity tells her to restart a loop she must die.But even though she tries to run away, the… Continue reading Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 21 Review

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Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 20 Review

With each school day that passes the relationship between Rika and Satoko only worsens. Where Rika is now lauded as an almost idol amongst her classmates, Satoko continues to be scorned and looked on as a trouble maker. Just when Satoko seems ready to explode, a letter from an old friend acts as a lifeline.… Continue reading Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 20 Review

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Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 18 & 19 Review

Higurashi Gou’s newest arc takes us back in time to answer the question – what made Satoko snap? We see the village settle and life go on after Rika saves Hinamizawa and stops the loops for the first time Mion and Shion begin high school and Keiichi and Rika become the leaders of the after… Continue reading Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 18 & 19 Review

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Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Australia & New Zealand Release Details

At long last, the Demon Slayer: Mugen Train film is confirmed for Australian and New Zealand cinema release on 25 February 2021! The film will be available at 150 locations in Aus and 39 in NZ. The NZ locations have been announced but us Aussies will need to wait a while longer until the cinemas… Continue reading Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Australia & New Zealand Release Details

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Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 17 Review

It seems Higurashi has taken to opening each episode with a murder and this week we see Takano executing the gang.  As we try to decide if that’s a future or past event, we’re taken back to the night of the Watanagashi festival. Takano tearily apologies to Rika for planning to murder her and her friends… Continue reading Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 17 Review

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Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 15 & 16 Review

We left off Higurashi Gou with Rika discovering a sword remnant she can use to kill herself and resolving to save Hinamizawa within five loops. In quick succession we watch Rika begin and end these new loops, with her deaths only growing more brutal and tragic each time. In the final loop, she awakens in her home… Continue reading Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 15 & 16 Review

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Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 14 Review

As if the last episode wasn’t traumatic enough, Higurashi‘s first episode of 2021 is a real punch in the gut. Previously, we only had a brief yet harrowing description of the massacre at the Watangashi Festival  but this episode showcases, in vivid detail, Oishi’s rampage. During the rampage, Rika is brutally beaten to death and… Continue reading Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 14 Review

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Akudama Drive Episode 12 Review (Final)

Swindler, Courier and the Children crawl out of the wreckage of the once revered Shinkansen. While the Children are unscathed, Swinder and Courier have significant injuries of their own. Knowing she’ll just slow them down, Swindler asks Courier to take the Children to the ‘safe place’ Hacker gave her the co-ordinates to while she stays… Continue reading Akudama Drive Episode 12 Review (Final)

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Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 13 Review

Goddamnit. I really though they had it in the bag. Ok, I’m getting ahead of myself, let’s start from the beginning. Hinamizawa village comes together to protest in front of the CWS, it seems everyone is town has turned up in support of Satoko. But, unfortunately the law is again not on their side as… Continue reading Higurashi When They Cry – Gou Episode 13 Review