Animé Digital

A good resource site with some great content including reviews, interviews and competitions, as well as the indispensable Piracy FAQ


A global forum-based community which hosts many meet-ups as well as organising Alcon.  They debate all facets of anime culture and are very welcoming to newcomers. 

Anime UK News

The best site for up-to-date news, also features informative articles, reviews and a great forum. 


A well designed and long running anime fansite with plenty of content and a wealth of links to further resources.

Cosplay fansite ran by UK cosplayer Silver, who was is well known to the community.  Contains photo shoots, cosplay tips, interviews and a guestbook. 


A very well designed fansite with plenty of reviews and quality articles.  Also contains a 'UK resources' section which provides summaries and info on all titles available, or soon to be available, in the UK. 

Many Lemons

Website of the creators of The Narutrix AMV and contains a fantastic gallery of images, from various UK events, taken by well-known cosplayer Nert.  New site is under construction, but you can still access the galleries. 

Nausicaä Net

The best site on the net for news and info on the great Studio Ghibli.  It covers everything to do with the studio and has a wealth of information about the films of Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata.

UK Animé Net

A great resource for anime and manga fans in the UK, has an extensive review archive and some excellent resources.

UK Manga XL

An excellent new site which focuses solely on the UK Manga scene, offering reviews and news about the UK scene.  Also contains a forum. 

Osaka, Azumanga Daioh (ADV)