Road Rash Reviews

Neon Genesis Evangelion *****

Cert 15 | 783 mins | 1995-6

5 Star
A Choir of Angels.
For forty years now, Hideaki Anno (Sugar Sugar Rune (TV Series) (51 episodes)) has been involved with Evangelion since it’s conception back in 1995. Now Anime.Ltd has brought it to the UK for the first time on Blu-ray. All twenty-six episodes and the two Forty-five minute films that retell the contentious final episodes concerning the “Human…more

Robotech: The Complete Series Collector’s Edition Review *****

Cert PG | 2,550 mins | 1985-

5 Star
85 Episodes of Aliens and Mecha.
When Carl Macek (Captain Harlock and the Queen of a Thousand Years, Robotech II: The Sentinels) created Robotech: The Macross Saga, he couldn’t have imagined that it would lead to eighty-five episodes plus plenty of spinoff films, and would be still a firm favourite thirty-plus years later. It tells the tale of Zor’s Battle…more

Josee, the Tiger and the Fish Review ****-

Cert PG | 99 mins | 2021

4 star heartwarming and thought provoking romantic anime.
Josee, the Tiger and the Fish is a 2020 Japanese animated romantic comedy drama film, based on the short story of the same name by Seiko Tanabe. It is directed by Kotaro Tamura, with screenplay by Sayaka Kuwamura. It is produced by Studio Bones (Eureka Seven AO, Fullmetal Alchemist) and is showing now…more

AKIRA Limited Edition 4K UHD + Blu-ray Review *****

Cert 15 | 125 mins | 1988

5 Star
The Quintessential Anime.

Katsuhiro Ôtomo‘s 1988 seminal anime, Akira, blew the world away with its stunning graphics and superb animation. Neo Tokyo never looked so good. An ambitious piece of work in 1988 and even now this is still a benchmark for anime artists. Now in 4k this a pure feast for the senses.
Neo Tokyo grew up out of the…more

Weathering With You Review *****

Cert PG | 112 mins | 2019

5 Star
Superb
The man of many talents, writer, director, producer, animator, editor, cinematographer, voice actor, manga artist and former graphic designer, Makoto Shinkai (5 Centimetres Per Second, Journey to Agartha, The Garden of Words, Your Name) sets the bar at its highest point with Weathering With You. The writing, the animation and the balance of this film puts all the others under…more

Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2199: The Complete Series Review *****

Cert 15 | 660 mins | 2013

5 Star
The Fight for Survival.
Director Akihiro Enomoto (Fafner in the Azure: Dead Aggressor) gets his first full series directorial debut with this slick human species survival race, a cool story that has good character building combined with great CGI animation space battle and thousands of participants to bring the full tension and enormity of the human plight.
By the 22nd century…more

One Piece Stampede Review *****

Cert 12 | 101 mins | 2020

5 star swashbuckling pirate fest.
One Piece Stampede is a stand alone film forming part of the immense franchise that is One Piece, written and illustrated by the amazing Eiichiro Oda. It is set after the timeskip.
It brings together all of our favourite characters from this highly popular shōnen anime for an out and out pirate romp.
“So, let’s do this. We’ll…more

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