The ending of Isao Takahata’s masterpiece leaves me choked up every time I watch it.
Even after two decades, the classic mecha anime series still casts a long shadow over the anime medium.
Paris-based filmmaker “dono” condenses everything that’s good and golden about Miyazaki’s work into three minutes.
Knights of Sidonia’s second season sacrifices nearly everything that made its first season so interesting and refreshing.
In a little meta twist, the new season will also include an adaptation of Tsutomu Nihei’s ‘Blame!.’
I’ve compiled some of my favorite Yoko Kanno compositions to showcase the remarkable diversity and flare that typifies her music.
Now that Studio Ghibli seems to be in a twilight stage of its existence, I’m doubly interested in Mami Sunada’s documentary.
This may be the only anime article you’ll read that mentions Bertrand Russell in a review of Attack on Titan.
The high-profile animated film is currently streaming on Netflix in a heavily edited and diminished form.
This has the makings of something more than just your typical, run-of-the-mill mecha series.
The Simpsons pay tribute to the animation master.
A poignant holiday tale of redemption, plus several other anime movies and series worth checking out.
Grim, mysterious superhumans, delightful forest friends, and elite government agents.
A sedate samurai drama, a chilling tale of dreams and hallucinations, and a poignant drama made more awesome with transforming robots.
A haunting, rain-filled movie about relationships, a harrowing WW2 childhood drama, and an enigmatic series about angel-like creatures in a strange town.
Conspiracies in contemporary Japan, a family drama with a cyberspace backdrop, and a Prohibition-era tale of gangsters, bootleggers, assassins, and alchemists.
Studio Ghibli’s other master releases his first film in 14 years, a retelling of a classic Japanese fairy tale.
The animation master is working on a samurai manga set during Japan’s Warring States period.
At its best, Attack on Titan is a gripping series… though not necessarily one I’d want to watch right after eating dinner.
Hayao Miyazaki has created some of the most charming films of the last three decades. He’s earned his retirement.