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NEO Magazine Issue 97 out now

Date: 2012 April 19 17:27

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The good folks from UK anime, manga and Asian pop culture publication NEO magazine have sent us the details of their latest issue. It's out now both on the high street and digital outlets.

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Press release as follows:

Neo Issue 97

NEO Magazine Goes Baka in Issue 97, On Sale From Today!

THE EASTER HOLIDAYS are over and it's back to school for NEO as the team tackle the barmy world of Manga Entertainment's Baka and Test – the anime where being the class dunce can have serious implications on your HP! Matt Kamen examines the series' chaotic cast of failures ahead of its release next month.

The anime goodness doesn't end there. Crammed inside the UK's anime, manga and Asian pop culture magazine is also the very latest news and reviews of the latest series, including Langrange: The Flower of Rin-ne, Kiddy Grade and a full blown tour of the Bleach movie universe as the franchise's third film Fade to Black gets analysed by our critical eyed reviewers. Plus! Dragon Ball Z is about to strike the UK on DVD and we have all the information you need to know about it!

NEO also celebrates the legend that is Jackie Chan as the action star releases his 100th movie. Further Asian film goodness is included with news of Takashi Miike's latest remake, reviews of the bloody Yakuza Hunters and Re-Cycle – a film that promises ‘The Matrix meets Inception' – and find out which Jackie Chan film makes this issue's Buyers' Guide.

For fans of Asian music, NEO #97 contains an exclusive interview with Japan's pioneering hardcore act Crossfaith ahead of their UK tour. There's also NEO's regular coverage of the Japanese music charts and UK specific music news, including Japan Underground's latest show in London and Birmingham featuring three of Japan's hottest indie rock talents, as well as news of the NEO Party, taking place right after the upcoming MCM Expo!

Speaking of Expo, we also take a sneaky peak at what some of the event's exhibitors will have up for grabs during the three-day weekend. Make sure you're clued up so you don't miss out!

Plus Fairy Tail, Soul Eater, Bleach and Baka and Test posters! Industry expert Jonathan Clements examines the latest manga hitting Japan and we introduce our new series of profile, kicking starting with action idol and gravure model Nao Nagasawa.

All that and a whole lot more for £4.25 – or £2.99 digitally – we must be baka!

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