(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
Studio Ponoc’s “Modest Heroes,” wasn’t something I was particularly intrigued by but I figured it might have an interesting segment. Each of the film’s three shorts focuses on different characters and has a distinct art style -the only thing that connects the stories is the theme of heroism and bravery.
I cannot believe I haven’t watched One Punch Man sooner; sure, I knew it was good but I didn’t realize how much of a fucking ride it would be. Seriously. I thought the show would play Saitama’s power much straighter; like, people knew he was a threat and treated him as such and maybe Saitama… Continue reading “One Punch Man” is a superhero anime unlike any other
If you combined the post apocalyptic world of The Road with the dangerous journey with a slight hopeful feeling of Made in Abyss; I think you would get a very vague but not at all accurate idea of the anime Girls’ Last Tour. Not a whole lot happens in this show from a plot perspective.… Continue reading Girls’ Last Tour is something new and wonderful
Princess Mononoke is a tragic tale about a young prince named Ashitaka who finds himself embroiled in a bitter battle between humans and spirits. The film was directed by Hayao Miyazaki through Studio Ghibli in 1997. Forced to leave his people after being curse, Ashitaka travels west to find a cure from the Deer God.… Continue reading Princess Mononoke: a tragic tale of revenge
*Spoilers ahead* I was really looking forward to Isle of Dogs. Really looking forward to it. I loved Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox, so I was hoping this film would have the same charm and whimsy. Instead, I was met with one of the most bland, unimpressive and mildly insulting boy and his dog films… Continue reading “Isle of Dogs,” a bland, cluttered ‘tail’ of a boy and his dog