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‘All in the family’ DVD Review of “The Testament of Sister New Devil Season One”

So I honestly don’t know what I was actually thinking when I said ‘I would like to review this one for the site’. When I got this copy thank to our friends from Madman Entertainment I looked at the rating and said to myself I just need to be open minded and give it a […]

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Madman Anime Festival 2017

Yes, it’s that time of year again when we all get excited as the Madman Anime Festival rolls into Melbourne for 2017. Last year was the debut of the festival, put together by Australia’s largest distributor of quality anime, manga and heaps more otaku goodies, Madman. 2017 also saw the festival branch out to Perth […]

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Anime Rewind: Kokoro Connect

Ever watch an anime and felt like questioning your own personal existence? I felt like that just recently watching ‘Kokoro Connect’ So a couple of nights ago I was scanning through the dub catalogue on ‘HiDive’ the new anime streaming service from Sentai Filmworks that has hit the scene and I was curious to see […]

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Got an hour and forty minutes to kill? Review on Death Note (US) 2017…

The adaption that nobody asked for was finally released…. When I write a review about something I try to remain positive and optimistic. I try to see the good in a project and give it a fair go. I went into watching the new ‘Death Note’ film that has been released on Netflix on August […]


SMASH! 2017 Wrap-up

This past weekend saw SMASH! roll into Rosehill Gardens in NSW. It’s an event that everyone at Japandaman HQ looks forward to as it’s always such an amazing event with loads to do and see. Throw in some absolutely stunning cosplay, stellar guests and it’s not hard to see why SMASH! is an event that […]

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The New Gundam Is Nearly Finished!

If you were lucky to visit Japan in recent years, you would have see the awesome RX-78-2 Gundam at Odaiba standing proudly outside Diver City. Unfortunately, all good things come to an end and the Gundam was dismantled. *tears* BUT…there’s a new Gundam in town, it’s a Unicorn Gundam which stands nearly twenty metres tall. […]

Cosplay Events


WonFes 2017 just wrapped and if you missed it, Japandaman figure expert Kat did a post on it which you can check out here! Apart from the awesome figures that are on display, there’s always a massive amount of cosplayers who are all keen to show what they’ve been working on. Thanks to YouTuber, Rescue […]

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It’s that time of the anime season where we have been graced with at least three episodes to make up our minds on whether or not we are going to stick with a series. Now, I’ll be honest with you I came into this season with very low expectations. With the knowledge that some shows […]

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May Anime DVD/Blu Ray Releases from Madman

I take a look at some of the releases from Madman for the month of May. Check out the video below: If you want to purchase any of these DVDs click on the DVD image art to be taken directly to the Madman purchase pages.

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Review: Boruto Naruto The Movie (Blu Ray)

As the risk of outing myself, I’ll fess up and admit that I never really got into the Naruto anime. I’ve tried a few times in the past but never made it anywhere near the end of the first season. Still I was very curious about Boruto: Naruto The Movie having heard great things about it […]