Category: Film

Future Blues 2020 — Session 6: The Motion Picture

There is a myth that Cowboy Bebop didn’t enjoy any popularity in Japan. While one can argue that the show gained more notoriety in the US compared to in Japan after its run on Adult Swim, the timeline shows that the film, Cowboy Bebop: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door, was...

One for the Family — Lupin III: The First

Since Golgo 13: The Professional, anime has had a rocky relationship with CG graphics. However, this has started to change in recent years with the emergence of certain recent anime works. One of the directors at the head of this CG revolution is Yamazaki Takashi. Helming works such as...

Mirai no Mirai — I See Crying Children in Your Future

  Seems I always have to take a pee during Hosoda Mamoru’s bad movies. The first “bad” Hosoda flick I saw was Summer Wars, which resulted in me ducking out in the middle to take a leak. With Mirai no Mirai, I held out until the end credits to...