Apr 11, 2017
Random Thoughts (and Theories) About Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name
Makoto Shinkai’s latest is a thoughtful, winsome, and visually gorgeous film.
Mar 24, 2017
Tune in to Radio Ghibli and Enjoy Classic Studio Ghibli Soundtracks
These hour-long mixes of Studio Ghibli music reveal a body of work that’s also deserving of recognition.
Dec 27, 2016
Attack on Titan’s Second Season Reveals “The New Darkest Day in Humanity’s History”
The human-devouring giants are back, along with more existential dread, bloody melodrama, and high-flying action.
Dec 20, 2016
Studio Ghibli’s Ocean Waves and Princess Mononoke Are Coming to American Theatres
This marks the first time that “Ocean Waves” will get a theatrical run throughout North America.
Nov 7, 2016
Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress May Help Fill That Attack on Titan-Sized Void in Your Life (Review)
The latest from Wit Studio and Tetsurō Araki is a gruesome, action-packed series featuring human-devouring monsters and steampunk samurai.
Sep 20, 2016
Trailer Alert: Makoto Shinkai Returns With Your Name
The film follows a boy and girl who find themselves inhabiting each other’s bodies.
Sep 12, 2016
Erased Is a Satisfying Blend of Time Travel, Murder Mystery, and Coming of Age Melodrama (Review)
Tomohiko Itō’s latest anime is rooted in tragedy, loss, and a search for restoration and redemption… and time travel.
Sep 3, 2016
My Favorite Macross Mecha
Forget about characters and plot. My favorite aspect of “Macross” has always been its amazing mecha designs.
Aug 29, 2016
Random Nerdery: Macross, Star Wars, Voltron, and Thunderbirds Are Go
Transforming mecha and the Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” make everything better.
Aug 26, 2016
Tsutomu Nihei’s Blame! Manga Is Coming to Netflix (and the Trailer Looks Good)
Tsutomu Nihei’s dark cyberpunk manga will be a “Netflix Original Film” in 2017.
Apr 19, 2016
Why is Scarlett Johansson’s Ghost in the Shell casting so problematic?
The latest instance in Hollywood’s long history of casting white people as non-white characters.