Akira (Book One) by Katsuhiro Otomo

Since the western release of the anime film version of Katsuhiro Otomo's early 1980s manga Akira it has entered the western pop culture lexicon like few other things from the Far East, arguably kick starting the ongoing fascination with Japanese culture in the western world that spans from the films of Studio Ghibli to the... Continue Reading →

Breaking Bad

***WARNING SPOILERS*** Having become a genuine pop-culture (if not cultural, is pop-culture now a redundant term?) phenomenon over its last season, Breaking Bad is something I came to late, but with its final episode airing this past weekend, I have caught up with and thought I’d join the rest of the world in sharing my... Continue Reading →

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