Gantz II: Perfect Answer (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

The sequel and conclusion to the “Gantz” films, “Perfect Answer” is more exciting and features a lot more action than the original film and a more engaging storyline with plenty of twist and turns.  The Blu-ray release features a fantastic lossless and immersive soundtrack that compliments the action onscreen.  Fans of popcorn sci-fi action flicks will enjoy “Gantz II: Perfect […]

GANTZ (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

If you are looking for an exciting Japanese popcorn action film or you are a fan who can separate themselves from the original storyline of the “GANTZ” anime and manga series, then definitely give the first “GANTZ” film a try! Images courtesy of © Hiroya Oke/Shueisha, 2011 “GANTZ” Film Partners. All Rights Reserved. DVD TITLE: GANTZ FILM RELEASE DATE: 2010 […]

Kamui Gaiden (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

An exciting, action-packed yet sad and tragic ninja film.  Ken’ichi Matsuyama (“Death Note” films) does a great job playing the wanted ninja who has escaped from his clan and a good number of characters who definitely compliment the lone ninja.  If you have familiarity with anime, manga and video games with a  ninja storyline, “Kamui Gaiden” will definitely entertain you! […]

Death Note Collection (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

Compelling, dark, twisted and awesome! Both “Death Note” films get the Blu-ray treatment in HD and lossless audio.  If you love the manga and anime series, you’re going to enjoy both films.   Slightly different than the original series but the films yet manage to capture the thrilling spirit of the series. Images courtesy of © 2006 “DEATH NOTE” FILM […]

THROUGH OTAKU EYES / Actor Kenichi Matsuyama captures manga spirit

In an excerpt of Kanta Ishida’s column of “Through Otaku Eyes” for the Daily Yomiuri, Ishida writes about “Death Note” actor Kenichi Matsuyama (L) who plays another manga character for a new Japanese drama “Zenigeba” shown on NTV. Is Kenichi Matsuyama the acting genius the world of manga culture has been waiting for? I thought so while watching Zenigeba, a […]