Japan received about 28.8 million tourists in 2017, becoming one of the most visited countries on Earth. The Japanese government is expecting the number to climb to 40 million tourists per year by 2020. And this begs the question — what…
Ask any Japanese adult under 35 what their favorite childhood movie is and they’ll most likely mention My Neighbor Totoro, the film by legendary animation film producer Hayao Miyazaki.
Studio Ghibli’s The Tale of the Princess Kaguya is an astoundingly beautiful anime based on a 10th-century Japanese folk story, The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon-Child. The film is directed by Isao Takhata (Grave of the Fireflies) and took eight years to make.
For all the Japanese animation lovers across the world and in Japan, deaf fans among them usually have a hard time finding accommodation for enjoying what they are seeing equally as much as non-deaf people.
For those dedicated fans of Miyazaki’s anime with a quick eye, this is a treat for you.
Does anyone remember Panda and the Magic Serpent (1958), the first color Japanese animated feature film?
The full name for the film will be Pokémon the Movie XY: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages. The trailer was revealed on the first day of the Cannes Film Festival in France.
Anyone who has watched 5 Centimeters Per Second (no, it’s not a scientific documentary) must have been impressed by the love story in the film, which was tragic but beautiful.
For all you anime fans there’s a new attempt at a Dragon Ball Z live action web series, and in many aspects, it’s looking solid.
Acting too quickly. Doing something that fills us with regret. We’ve all been there. And there’s always that wish that time could be turned back just this once.