Posts Tagged ‘Ninja’

Event: Seni 2014 Combat Sports Expo Weekend And The Re-Launch Of Eastern Heroes Magazine

August 30, 2014 1 comment

Be prepared for the most exciting martial arts event of the year!

Seni 2014 logoDate: 13th & 14th September

Venue: The London Soccerdome, E Parkside, Greenwich Peninsula, London SE10 OJF

Opening times: 10am (go to Seni 2014 website to check the times of each event) Read more…

NEO Magazine Issue107 Profiles Gravure Idol/Actress Saaya Irie – OUT NOW!

January 25, 2013 2 comments

Double cover issue – Plus the Best Of 2012 as voted for by YOU!!

NEO issue # 107 Saaya Irie profileNEO magazine profiles sexy idol and actress Saaya [Irie] highlighting some of her best bits. PLUS the votes are in! Find out the hottest names in anime, manga and 11 other categories in Asian entertainment as voted for by YOU, the British public. Oh yes, the winners of the NEO Awards 2012, sponsored by MCM Comic Con, are here and Read more…

DVD Review: Naruto Shippuden Series 9 Box Set

May 21, 2012 6 comments

Naruto Shippuden is considered one of the best anime series of all-time!

Lord Orochimaru is getting close to his goal of controlling the three-tailed beast, but the Leaf Ninja stand in his way. Orochimaru’s right hand woman, Guren has to keep her growing hatred for Kabuto in check while she has to prevent Naruto from getting his hands on Yukimaru. If Naruto wants to get him from her clutches, he will have a hard time as Guren’s crystal style ninjustu is floorless as well as dangerous.

Naruto’s characters have several distinct types; the good guys are colourful and energetic, sporting individual outfits. It is easy to tell the Read more…

DVD Review: Naruto Shippuden The Movie 2: Bonds

April 20, 2012 11 comments

Naruto continues to battle deep and meaningful themes!

The popular television and Manga series Naruto, originally written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto has had five films in all, two of which have taken place in the Shippuden years or ‘Hurricane Chronicles’. Naruto has often been hailed as the ‘ninja Harry Potter’ with its coming of age themes mixed in with magic, responsibility and a wide range of young relatable characters.

Naruto Shippuden The Movie 2: Bonds begins with a team of flying ninja attacking the Hidden Leaf Village, Konoha, with a Read more…

DVD Review: Naruto Shippuden Box Set 8

March 2, 2012 12 comments

As with any long-lasting series, peaks and troughs are to be expected!

In the village Hidden in the Leaves, ninja reign supreme, and school is literally a battlefield. Naruto, Sasuke and Sakura are teenage classmates and ninja in training, working together – sort of! – under the instruction of their teacher, Kakashi. Sasuke is training to win revenge… Sakura is training to win Sasuke…And Naruto, the class clown, insists that he ll become the greatest ninja in the land!

Notching up 220 episodes even before the Shippuden time shift, Naruto is the iron horse of anime, up there with Read more…

Video Interview: Antony Cummins – Author & Ninja Historian

February 10, 2012 2 comments

Antony Cummins disples the many myths surrounding the ninja!

For centuries the legend of the ninja has been steeped in mystery, infused by lies fabricated in Japan throughout the 50’s and 60’s, not to mention the countless films produced in the West and Middle East during the 70’s and 80’s making stars of actors like Sho Kosugi (Pray For Death and Revenge of the Ninja).

The image of the ninja dressed in black from head to toe scurrying up walls with a katana on his back has now Read more…

DVD Review: Ninja Battle – A Film By Seiji Chiba Starring Actress/Idol Aki Ito

February 9, 2012 8 comments

More ninja action from cult director Seiji Chiba!

In 1581, the Iga province of Japan was annihilated by Oda Nobunaga and the Koga allied forces with many blaming the Iga’s downfall on the treachery of the Iga shinobi Shimoyama Kai. Prior to these events, a team of ninja agents were dispatched on a covert mission to prevent Oda and the Koga from gaining the upper hand. This is their story…

When a small group of Iga ninjas find their comrade Yoshimori lying dead in a cave next to a bound a gagged girl, they immediately suspect her of somehow being involved in Read more…

Exclusive Interview: Nao Nagasawa – Actress, Singer And Idol – Super Sentai And Kamen Rider Heroine

February 5, 2012 41 comments

“I want to be in a Hollywood movie in the future.” Nao Nagasawa

Nao Nagasawa (長澤 奈央 ), best known to her fans for her roles in various Super Sentai and Kamen Rider TV shows, is someone with more than just a pretty face and a gorgeous body. She’s been a recording artist, releasing singles like “Kiss, Kiss” and “Game”, and a dancer. But it’s her skills as an actress were she excels and has even led to her winning the Best Actress Award at the Myrtle Film Festival for her English-speaking lead role in Read more…