Tag Archives: Hosoda Mamoru

Raised by Beasts: Bakemono no Ko

Hosoda Mamoru blew me away with his first original work–Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo–a story of love between two youngsters made bittersweet through the film’s science fiction premise. The manner in which he managed to mix SF and complex human emotion … Continue reading

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Ookami Mimi Mode: Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki

To tell you the truth, I really didn’t want to see Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki. Between Summer Wars being not that great, the ads for this film boldly announcing that “This summer, Hosoda Mamoru will put a big … Continue reading

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