Inyo the Angler in Ultramarine Magmell. Photo: Netflix
Stephen McCarty
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What a view by Stephen McCarty

Ultramarine Magmell on Netflix is the Japanese anime for our ecosystem-trashing times

  • An adaptation of a Chinese comic strip, the show is a fable about our inherent appetite for environmental exploitation
  • Plus, an Indian spy drama from Amazon Prime Video in the form of The Family Man

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Inyo the Angler in Ultramarine Magmell. Photo: Netflix
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Kuo Shu-yao (centre) as Xiao Zhen in The Teenage Psychic.
Stephen McCarty
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Opinion

What a view by Stephen McCarty

Taiwanese hit show The Teenage Psychic starring Yao Yao is back but can it recreate the magic?

It’s old versus the new as the show’s titular star, known as the Holy Maiden, faces competition from a rival temple

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Kuo Shu-yao (centre) as Xiao Zhen in The Teenage Psychic.
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