ACME Comic Con 2022

I want to start this post off with a quick apology for the delay in getting this post up on the site, you see I was fortunate enough to be granted a press pass for myself and my team to cover the event. This was a big milestone for me, as it made me feel … Continue reading ACME Comic Con 2022

Anime Review: Rampo Kitan – Game of Laplace

So Rampo Kitan - Game of Laplace, or as I’m going to be referring to it from this point on, just Rampo Kitan is a Japanese anime series which was produced by Lerche, a subsidiary of Studio Hibari. The series was directed by Seiji Kishi (noted as the director of various anime including Angel Beats, … Continue reading Anime Review: Rampo Kitan – Game of Laplace

Anime Review: Hyouka

Hyouka is a Japanese anime series, which was produced by Kyoto Animation, an animation studio and light novel publisher noted for producing The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, A Silent Voice and Violet Evergarden. It was directed by Yasuhiro Takemoto (noted as the director of various anime including Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid, The Melancholy … Continue reading Anime Review: Hyouka

Tokyo Toys

So I always enjoy a trip to Tokyo Toys, it's a fantastic geek emporium just up the road from Glasgow Central meaning it's conveniently located to drop in on when you just get off the train and still have all your money. The staff in there are always happy to help, or even just have … Continue reading Tokyo Toys


So I'll admit I don't travel up to Ayr much, being located in Kilmarnock it's cheaper and just as quick to head to Glasgow if we have the money and fancy a shop. However because Tori B Bearly is currently studying graphic design at Ayrshire College and most if not all of their media based … Continue reading Boom!

Single Review: Hironobu Kageyama – Cha-La Head-Cha-La (with Bonus Review)

Hironobu Kageyama (景山 浩宣) is a Japanese singer/songwriter and musician from Osaka, Japan. He is sometimes called Kami (Kei) by his fans. Due to his long standing association with anime, including being an original member of the Anison (Anime song) band JAM Project he has also been dubbed the ‘Prince of Anime/Tokusatsu Songs’. As I … Continue reading Single Review: Hironobu Kageyama – Cha-La Head-Cha-La (with Bonus Review)

Top 10: Dragon Ball Z Abridged (Team Four Star) Episodes

So Dragon Ball Z Abridged is the title of Team Four Star’s parody series based on the original Dragon Ball Z anime series. Team Four Star are also noted for their other series such as Hellsing Ultimate Abridged, Attack on Titan Abridged and Final Fantasy VII Machinabridged. The Core team of Team Four Star are … Continue reading Top 10: Dragon Ball Z Abridged (Team Four Star) Episodes

Anime Gallery

So as part of our ongoing aim to develop and grow as a platform, we are in the process of broadening what we do here on Off the Record, this includes adding some new sections and new subjects to talk about, so with that in mind, check out our very first retail store review. So … Continue reading Anime Gallery

Interview with Mel Rowlands (Anime League)

First off tell me about yourself, and the core team at AnimeLeague? My name is Mel. I’m part of the organising team and my main job I Stage Management, so this ranges from getting guests (voice actors, cosplay guests etc), timetabling, running the stages and I run the social media pages. I also help with … Continue reading Interview with Mel Rowlands (Anime League)

TV Review: Dragon Ball Super

*This list was original posted on 27/07/2019 and updated on 15/01/2020 to include new information. I want to start this off by saying that I am a huge fan of Dragon ball, I love the manga, I love the various instalments of the anime from Dragon Ball to Dragon Ball Z and even Dragon Ball GT (which … Continue reading TV Review: Dragon Ball Super