Tag: Anime

REVIEW: When Marnie Was There (2014)

Based on a novel by English author Joan G. Robinson, When Marnie Was There was Studio Ghibli’s last movie until Earwig and the Witch. The film was directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, who also directed The Secret World of Arrietty for the studio. This is the rare Studio Ghibli movie I’ve never seen...

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REVIEW: The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (2013)

Studio Ghibli released a second movie in 2013, this time directed by Hayao Miyazaki’s longtime associate and the studio’s co-founder, Isao Takahata. The Tale of The Princess Kaguya is based on “The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter,” an ancient Japanese fairy tale about a girl found in a bamboo stal...

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Netflix Reveals Images and Release Date for Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Series

On Monday, August the 23rd, Netflix officially announced the release date for season 1 of their live-action Cowboy Bebop series. Several new cast images were also released, providing a glimpse at the look and feel of the reimagining and the live-action iterations of their costumes. Season 1 drops on...

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Star Wars Releases Final Visions Trailer and Announces Voice Cast

Just over a month from the premiere of Star Wars: Visions on Disney+, Lucasfilm has released the final trailer in both English and Japanese. The English and Japanese voice casts have also been revealed. The anthology series’ English cast will feature Star Wars veterans like Andrew Kishino (Saw Ger...

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REVIEW: The Wind Rises (2013)

The Wind Rises is in the later batch of Studio Ghibli movies I never saw for one reason or another. I was always curious about this one because it’s actually based on a true story, that being the life of Jiro Horikoshi, engineer of the Mitsubishi A6M “Zero” fighter. The Wind Rises ...

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REVIEW: Erased (2016)

Based on a manga of the same name by Kei Sanbe, Erased is an anime miniseries from 2016. The series only ran 13 episodes but covers a lot of ground, following a character who experiences “revivals,” or the rare opportunity to change the past. Erased finds protagonist Satoru Fujinuma at 2...

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