• One Piece 1076

    One Piece 1076 – “The World that Luffy Wants”

    One Piece 1076 – “The World That Luffy Wants” has finally been released worldwide and this episode has been highly anticipated as the clash between Luffy and Kaido reaches its legendary erupting point. However, before we get to see the winner that to the 4-year-long running Arc, we’re given a brief yet detailed perspective into the life of Kaido, from the early age of ten. Kaido had been born into a country that was already struggling to pay their heavenly tribute to the celestial dragons resulting in the kingdom waging war against it’s own people to make ends meet even at the cost of selling off it’s most promising warrior,…

  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider Verse

    Spider-Man: Across the Spider Verse

    Miles Morales webs his way into the history books with the EPIC second installment of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse directed by Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers & Justin K. Thompson. Released on the 2nd of June 2023 by distributor Sony Pictures Releasing, Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is a computer-animated film featuring a phenomenal cast such as the likes of Shameik Moore, Hailee Steinfeld, and many more. The premise follows Miles Morales as he catapults across the Multiverse, where he encounters a team of Spider-People charged with protecting its very existence. When the heroes clash on how to handle a new threat, Miles must redefine what it means to be a…

  • One Piece Episode 1071: Luffy's

    One Piece Episode 1071: Luffy’s Peak – Attained! Gear 5

    IT’S THAT TIME, Ladies AND Gentlemen, that moment we’ve all been waiting for since the beginning of the year – One Piece Episode 1071: Luffy’s Peak – Attained! Gear 5!!!! I’ll be diving right into the review as I don’t want to waste any more time than I already have and my-oh-my what a spectacular episode it was. The episode begins right where we last left off – with an unconscious Luffy laying dead on the ground as his heart begins beating to the tune of the Drums of Liberation, and whilst this is happening, Luffy is releasing an unprecedented amount of Haki, so much so that he splits the…

  • Vinland Saga: Season 2

    Vinland Saga: Season 2

    Welcome back to LSR ladies and gentle, today we’ll be reviewing Vinland Saga: Season 2 which is in my opinion – the greatest character development arc in anime, I’ve ever seen. Released from January 10th – Jun 20th, 2023, Vinland Saga is written and illustrated by Makoto Yukimura. The series was first serialized in Kodansha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Magazine from April 13 to October 19, 2005. The premise of Vinland Saga tells the story of a young boy named Thorfinn, who at the age of 6 was raised by the Vikings who murdered his family after they raided his land. Thorfinn grows up to become a terrifying warrior…

  • Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King

    Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King

    Welcome back again to LSR, and today we’ll be reviewing the first-ever, animated film of Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King by Yūki Tabata. Distributed by Netflix, the film was released on the 16th of June 2023 receiving a mixture of positive and negative reviews but not necessarily for what you’d think. The premise follows Asta, a boy who was born with no magic in a world where magic is everything. The young boy aims to become the Wizard King, overcoming challenging adversity, proving his power, and keeping his oath with his friends. On his return from training on the Dark Continent, mysterious figures appear in the sky proclaiming…

  • Demon Slayer: Swordsmith Village

    Demon Slayer: Swordsmith Village

    Hello everyone and welcome back for another review from Lonely Spirit Reviews. Today, we’ll be reviewing what is arguably the fastest new generation series in anime to take the world by storm with, Demon Slayer: Season 3 – The Swordsmith Village by author Koyoharu Gotouge. The first episode was released on the 9th of April 2023 premiering for an entire hour, showcasing the incredible art style and profound attention to detail from studio – Ufotable, setting us up for what lies in store as we finally get to meet the top 6 Kizuki that serve under Muzan. The premise is as follows – after the vicious murder of his family,…

  • The Super Mario Bros

    The Super Mario Bros. Movie

    Brace yourself for a heart-pumping, visually captivating, and spontaneous adventure in – The Super Mario Bros. Movie. Featuring nothing but the best in voiceovers from a phenomenal cast starting with Jack Black, Chris Pratt, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Day and so much more. Adapted from Nintendo’s Mario video game franchise, The Super Mario Bros. Movie was released on the 5th of April 2023 by distributor Universal Pictures, and produced by Nintendo and Illumination Entertainment. The film features an origin story for the brothers Mario and Luigi, Italian-American plumbers who are transported to an alternate world and become entangled in a battle between the Mushroom Kingdom, led by Princess Peach voiced by…

  • Mummies


    Come and Wonder at Juan Jesús García Galocha’s directorial debut with the – Mummies, featuring voiceovers by Joe Thomas, Eleanor Tomlinson, and Sean Bean. Released on the 24th of February 2023 in Spain and selected theatres in the United States by distributor Warner Bros. Pictures. Mummies embark on the story of three mummies – Thut, Nefer, and Sebhek who end up in present-day London and embark on a journey in search of an old ring belonging to the Royal Family of the Pharoah, stolen by the ambitious archaeologist Lord Carnaby. The mummies end up in several hilarious situations as they try to understand and adapt to 21st-century London in an…

  • That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: Scarlet Bond

    That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: Scarlet Bond

    That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime: Scarlet Bond directed by Yasuhito Kikuchi and written by author FUSE, sees long-lost friends reunited, however, that happiness doesn’t last long. The film was released to Japanese theatres on the 25th of November 2022 by distributors Bandai Namco Arts and Crunchyroll, receiving a batch of mixed reactions worldwide. To bring those that are new to the series update to date, here’s a synopsis: the original story follows corporate worker Mikami who is stabbed to death by a random killer on the streets of Japan and is then reborn in an alternate world, however, he is reborn as a slime. He is thrown…

  • Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero

    Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero

    The Dragon Ball franchise goes completely CGI with its latest film — Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero, directed by Tetsuro Kodama, and written by Author Akira Toriyama. It was originally set for release in Japan on April 22, 2022, but was instead released on June 11 due to a cyberattack at Toei, receiving a mixed reaction from both fans and critics worldwide. The Red Ribbon Army was once destroyed by Son Goku. Individuals who carry on its spirit have created the ultimate androids — Gamma 1 and Gamma 2. However, these two androids call themselves superheroes and start attacking Piccolo and Gohan. Although the movie is CGI generated throughout, it…