Astro Boy (1980) 40th Anniversary

It’s the 40th Anniversary of Astro’s colour version this year! A fact which makes me realise that this particular show and I are getting on a bit (I’m pretty close to the same age now :D). Of course, we all know that Osamu Tezuka first had Mighty Atom debut back in the early 1950s, soContinue reading “Astro Boy (1980) 40th Anniversary”

The Review Heap: 2020 Direction(s)

Okay, roughly 8 months into the blog now and as I mentioned in my ‘About’ section, the new year is time for me to assess and look ahead a bit 🙂 The plan for The Review Heap was just to review (nearly anything) at my own pace. So far so good on that front –Continue reading “The Review Heap: 2020 Direction(s)”

Real Neat Blog Award

Firstly, thanks to Mia over at 9tailedkitsune.com for the nomination 🙂 I haven’t been involved in a blog-tag-chain-nom for many moons – not since I used to be a poet with my old blog, so it’s nice to get back into a community! So, as many of you will already know, here’s the structure –Continue reading “Real Neat Blog Award”

Hollow Knight (Nintendo Switch)

Hollow Knight (Nintendo Switch) 2017 This is the first game I’ve reviewed for the blog and I’m not sure how to make the review anything but an endless list of ‘things I love about Hollow Knight’ actually – so I’ll just jump in and see what happens I reckon 😀 As someone who grew upContinue reading “Hollow Knight (Nintendo Switch)”

Seatbelts – Cowboy Bebop (OST)

For me, this is the greatest soundtrack of any animated series – no hyperbole at all there, right? 😀 Seatbelts, Cowboy Bebop (1998) Case in point is probably the theme Tank! – where the hard bop just leaps out of the gates with its Latin percussion and Masato Honda’s wild alto solo that I neverContinue reading “Seatbelts – Cowboy Bebop (OST)”