What I’ve been doing during lockdown…

Yes, I know I don’t update this blog nearly as often as I should. The reason this hasn’t been updated can be explained thusly.

During the UK’s Covid-19 lockdowns, I wrote a book. The book is about the manga artists CLAMP, so I called it CLAMPdown.

I’m now trying to find a publisher. For more information, see here.

To see extracts, visit the Twitter account @clampdownbook

Anime UK News Review of 2016 – Part 2


The second half of the Anime UK News review of the year looks at manga, light novels, and things to look forward to in 2017. Series covered include RG Veda, Love Stage!!, Toppu G and Legend of the Galactic Heroes.

Anime UK News feature: Non-Schools – Anime’s Impossible Educational Establishments

Girls und Panzer Anime UK News

A special feature piece I’ve written for Anime UK News, looking at bizarre school settings. Series covered include Girls und Panzer (pictured), Vampire Knight, My Hero Academia, Danganronpa and Kill la Kill.