Monthly Archives: July 2013

Perfume: Magic of Love and Handy Man

It’s a good few months late, and Ian Martin’s already got his usual snappy and insightful piece down on it, but since it’s finally made it onto my iPod–and since I want to try to update this stupid blog at … Continue reading

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Shortchanged: Short Peace

Two animated features dropped in Japanese theaters this past Saturday: Miyazaki Hayao’s Kaze Tachinu, and Ootomo Katsuhiro’s Short Peace. While normal members of society flocked to theaters nation-wide to see Miyazaki’s latest masterpiece, I found myself in a tiny, half-filled … Continue reading

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Nerdin’ Out on the Chuo Line: Kuroneco@Nakano and The Ghibli Museum@Mitaka

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve found myself doing otaku-related stuff in Tokyo’s west side, the more laid back part of the city. That being the case, these spots are more chilled out than otaku establishments on the city’s … Continue reading

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