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Monthly Archives: January 2010
Dragon Ball Z: Dragon Box 1 Review
By Rachel Oliver | January 29th, 2010

In 1999, Pioneer began releasing the edited TV version of the first two dub seasons of Dragon Ball Z on DVD. In 2000, FUNimation began releasing their own uncut, bilingual DVDs of the series, starting with the third dub season. In 2005, after the rest of the series was finished, FUNimation began releasing bilingual, uncut versions of the episodes that were previously sub-licensed to Pioneer (now known as Geneon). But those releases were quietly canceled before even the first dub season was finished, leaving a gap of forty episodes that were never released in this format. However, in 2007, FUNimation re-started their Dragon Ball Z DVD releases in a “remastered” format that was cropped to widescreen, and fully released every episode this way from beginning to end in boxed sets. Thus, there has only been one consistent release of all 291 episodes of Dragon Ball Z in North America, but at the cost of roughly one-sixth of the footage from every frame of every episode. Continue reading

Categories: Anime Review, Feature, Reviews
Sands of Destruction: The Complete Series, Early Look/Review
By Marc | January 18th, 2010

Back with another anime DVD to review, this time we have a Funimation show, via a Sega game… Sands of Destruction.

Sega doesn’t normally get the high marks for quality they used to long ago, so can a Sega based anime work out? Continue reading

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Siege #1 Review
By Rachel Oliver | January 12th, 2010


In the immediate aftermath of Dark Reign comes Marvel’s next big crossover event, Siege. This event is being hyped as perhaps the biggest, most important one in years for the Marvel Universe; a culmination of everything since Avengers Disassembled, and the end of an era. It’s an awful lot to live up to, and comic promotion by a publisher is naturally full of exaggeration. But is the series really going to be that grand? Looking at the first issue, it’s a little hard to tell. Continue reading

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Linebarrels of Iron: Part 1, Early Look/Review
By Marc | January 3rd, 2010

Back on a new computer with a new review.  This time we have Gonzo popping up with the story of a boy and a mech (a story no anime fan has ever heard before…)

So does Linebarrels of Iron and the story of a boy and a mech show us anything we haven’t seen in the genre before?  Let’s take a look. Continue reading

Categories: Anime Review, Early Looks, Feature, Reviews