Category: Anime

REVIEW: My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999)

NOTE: I will be skipping over Princess Mononoke in the Studio Ghibli line-up because I already have a review which you can find here. My Neighbors the Yamadas is an unusual film, both for Studio Ghibli and in general. Most of their movies tend to be either fantastical or mundane, exploring magical w...

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REVIEW: Whisper of the Heart (1995)

1995 saw the release of the first cinematic Studio Ghibli film not directed by either Isao Takahata or Hayao Miyazaki. Whisper of the Heart is more grounded and toned-down than many of the studio’s more famous efforts. The movie follows a young girl’s day-to-day life in a pretty honest, believab...

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REVIEW: Pom Poko (1994)

Released in 1994, Pom Poko is based on a true story of urban development in 1960s Japan. The film details how the destruction of sacred forests affected tanuki, or wild Japanese raccoon dogs. Like many of Isao Takahata’s films, Pom Poko presents its story without message or judgment, leaving t...

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REVIEW: Ocean Waves (1993)

Ocean Waves is the rare Studio Ghibli movie that I’ve not only never seen but never heard of before. Released as a TV movie in 1993, Ocean Waves was directed by Tomomi Mochizukim, marking the first Ghibli film not directed by Hayao Miyazaki or Isao Takahata, as well as Mochizukim’s only movie wi...

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Ultraman Makes His Comeback!

Shout out to my Ultraman fans! And do please rejoice! I am very aware this might not, strictly speaking, be anime, but it’s a cornerstone of Japanese television that was a major influence on shows like Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. Here comes Ultraman, the alien who merged with a human pilot an...

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Attack on Titan Voice Actor Speaks About Final Chapter

*Before we begin, it’s safe to say that there will be heavy spoilers for both the Attack on Titan manga and anime below, so take this as your final warning* With that said, let’s being with the obvious: Attack on Titan has ended. The final chapter has been published and has received an emotional...

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