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I have a lot of complicated feelings towards Masaaki Yuasa’s newest series

(Spoilers for the entire series) Maybe 2020 is not the time to publish any apocalyptic media. Even if it has a “happy” ending. There’s no way Masaaki Yuasa or anyone on the production team of Japan Sinks 2020 could have foreseen everything going on when they were producing this movie - but it might have… Continue reading I have a lot of complicated feelings towards Masaaki Yuasa’s newest series

Anime, Film, Netflix

“A Whisker Away” is a sweet but bland tale.

I’m back, bitches! I got a brand-spanking new and beautiful laptop. I also can’t believe how light and fast it is. I love it. I apologize for missing so many weeks but my nearly seven year old laptop finally decided to give out. I could barely do anything on it. Now, I don’t have an… Continue reading “A Whisker Away” is a sweet but bland tale.

Anime, Film, Foreign, Other

“Lu Over the Wall” needs more work to make the cut

While Lu Over the Wall focuses mainly on music and xenophobia while Ponyo is more focused on environmentalism and the idea of change.

Anime, Film

“Ride Your Wave” is the anime romance we need right now

It’s hard to believe I’ve never seen a Masaaki Yuasa film before. Last week, his newest film, the 2019 Ride Your Wave, premiered in America. Naturally, I was there with soda and popcorn in hand and totally clueless about the plot. And honestly, I can’t remember the last time I cried like this in the… Continue reading “Ride Your Wave” is the anime romance we need right now

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“A Silent Voice” is a slow, but special movie

I spent a lot of time figuring out what I was going to review this week. There were A LOT of options: Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus, reviewing the second half of Twelve Forever...but I don’t have much to say on the former and I wasn’t feeling like dealing with the latter. Luckily, Netflix actually… Continue reading “A Silent Voice” is a slow, but special movie