Zombieland Saga Review

Zombieland

Female idol groups are a peculiar phenomenon. They’re a cast of female performers who belt out massive pop choruses while dancing intricate choreographed numbers in front of thousands of mostly sweaty, male fans. They are the fantasy for throngs of Asian male viewers, yet they can’t be touched in photo opportunities, much less be allowed … Read more

The Tatami Galaxy Review

Tatami

Last November I stumbled upon an exhibit for Japanese illustrator Yusuke Nakamura. The rooms were filled with spectacular multicolored images plastered against white walls, like paint against a blank canvas. Nakamura’s artwork can be seen on various promotional posters as well as album cover art for the Japanese group Asian Kung Fu Generation. There I … Read more

Mirai of the Future Review

Mirai of the future wide

Alternative Title: Mirai no Mirai, 未来のミライ Release Date: July 20, 2018 Studio: Studio Chizu Genre: Adventure, Drama & Fantasy Theme: Time Travel Length: 1 hour 38 minutes. Mamoru Hosoda might not personally care much for comparisons to legends in his industry, but his consistent filmography inevitably leads to those comparisons. While Hosoda’s first two projects … Read more