You know how sometimes you start watching a show but events conspire against you so you never get to finish it? That's what happened to me with Heaven's Memo Pad, despite it being something I really wanted to watch. Since then I've spent all my time wishing I could find an excuse to pick it up again, and then guess what DVD set (which happens to be out today) landed on my desk.
I've always been somewhat annoyed that we all focus so much on Japanese animation when there must be plenty of decent animation coming out of the west. Certainly there's some fantastic stuff for kids and primetime comedy coming from the US and Europe produces lots of awesome art house stuff, but we're always lacking that broad appeal. So I was very happy to see the upcoming Lady Death DVD land on my desk. If only I had been able to stay happy.Read More