Tag: anime

Kaguya Hime no Monogatari (The Tale of Princess Kaguya) [2013]

A different version of this review was published in Broadsheet. Kaguya Hime no Monogatari (The Tale of Princess Kaguya), directed by Isao Takahata, the less famous half of…

Sakasama no Patema (Patema Inverted) [2013]

Directed by relative newcomer, Yasuhiro Yoshiura, who previously wrote and directed Eve no Jikan (Time of Eve) [2010] and the Eve no Jikan television series [2008], Sakasama no…

Rupan Sansei: Kariosutoro no Shiro (The Castle of Cagliostro) [1979]

Rupan Sansei: Kariosutoro no Shiro (The Castle of Cagliostro) was Japanese animation superstar Hayao Miyazaki’s first directorial feature, and the second Lupin III film. The television series (and…

Kaze no Tani no Naushika (Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind) [1984]

There isn’t that much to be said about Kaze no Tani no Naushika (Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind) [1984]. The film, which is Hayao Miyaziki’s first…

Redline [2009]

Redline is a fast and furious anime directed by Takashi Koike about futuristic car racing. I downloaded this because of Tadanobu Asano, but I accidentally got a dub…

Fist of the North Star [1995]

Fist of the North Star is based on the classic and rather well-known Japanese Manga (the term for Japanese comics), Hokuto No Ken, that ran from 1983-88 in…

Howl’s Moving Castle [2004]

Everyone has heard of Hayao Miyazaki, especially after the success of Mononoke Hime (Princess Mononoke) [1997] and Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi (Spirited Away) [2001], which won him…