Amplifiers, Robots, and Teen Spirit: “Listeners” Series Review

The following may contain spoilers for Listeners. Director / Hiroaki AndoScreenplay / Dai SatouProduction / MAPPARelease Date / April 3, 2020 Around the middle of last year, I stumbled upon Listeners, a mecha anime with musical themes and references all over. It also gave me some Eureka Seven vibes thanks to our main protagonists so … Continue reading Amplifiers, Robots, and Teen Spirit: “Listeners” Series Review

“Pacific Rim: The Black” Full Trailer & Quick Analysis

Around the middle of last week, Netflix released a quick teaser for Pacific Rim: The Black that revealed some new shots and more importantly, revealed its March 4 drop on the streaming service. To further build up hype and anticipation, they've now released the full trailer as well, showing more of the premise, characters, and … Continue reading “Pacific Rim: The Black” Full Trailer & Quick Analysis

Well, This is a Thing: Soukou Musume Senki (LBX Girls)

Ten years ago, Bandai Spirits started selling LBX kits, desktop sized robots based on the Danball Senki games and anime which had these robots fight each other. Think of it as Gundam Build Fighters meets Beyblade. The last anime in the franchise was Danball Senki Wars though there was also a gacha game spinoff called … Continue reading Well, This is a Thing: Soukou Musume Senki (LBX Girls)

“Pacific Rim: The Black” Drops March 4 on Netflix!

It's been a couple of months or so since the last thing I heard of Pacific Rim: The Black, the Netflix animated series set to expand on the events of the two live action movies. But we have a new trailer, and a confirmed release date. And we're quite close to it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmMfHmYlODM There was … Continue reading “Pacific Rim: The Black” Drops March 4 on Netflix!

“Back Arrow” Premieres Today! The Robot Sprits Figure Solicitations

The wall encloses the world. It encircles, protects, and nurtures those sheltered within. It is worshipped as God. Initially revealed during Tamashii Nation 2020 back in November, Back Arrow, the latest mecha anime from Goro Taniguchi (Code Geass, Revisions) and Kazuki Nakashima (Gurren Lagann, Promare) will have its Japanese premiere tonight. Along with it, Tamshii Nations … Continue reading “Back Arrow” Premieres Today! The Robot Sprits Figure Solicitations