Naruto’s Maile Flanagan fights her way to Manchester and Glasgow

Iconic anime hero Naruto, in the form of voice actress Maile Flanagan, is coming to the MCM Manchester and MCM Scotland Comic Cons… Continue reading

WIN! Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day art book

Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day is a unique mix of storytelling that blends short anime films and a videogame.

Those looking to immerse themselves even further into these different (but connected) elements will be happy to hear there’s now a 288-page art book featuring Katsuhiro Otomo’s work.

It comes packed with storyboards, screenshots and concept visuals from the four anime movies (A Farewell To Weapons, Combustible, Gambo and Possessions).

Short Peace art book

Originally available as a pre-order bonus with Ranko Tsukigime’s Longest Day at, this art book is now off the shelves. However, thanks to our friends at Namco Bandai, we’ve managed to get hold of five copies to give away.

To be in with a chance of winning, answer the following question:
Which award was the short film Possessions nominated for in 2014?

A) Academy Award

B) Saturn Award

C) Sci-fi London Award

To enter, send your answer along with your name, address and telephone number to The closing date for this competition is 11 June and full rules can be found online at

“Fairy Tail” Artist Hiro Mashima adding a little fun to Twitter

Those who are followers of the star Hiro Mashima on his twitter feed will have had a pretty fun time recently, especially those Fairy Tail fans. Mashima has been adding several pieces of jaw-dropping artwork, including Naughty Nurse Lucy from Fairy Tail and Metal Gear Solid‘s Raiden, but now he’s taken the niche a whole step further.

There are always those fans who ask themselves the question “I love this character but what if she were a he?” What if? Indeed. Well Hiro Mashima has rolled up his sleeves and given his fans the genderbent Fairy Tail cast. 

Although Femme Natsu looks pretty, She’s no pushover when it comes to a fight.

For more gender swapped images and information about Fairy Tail, head to Hiro Mashima’s Twitter Feed

Article by K. Cooper