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Makoto Shinkai’s Your Name features a gender-swapping storyline that rekindles themes of classic Japanese literature >See our original post on Your Name here. >See our post on Makoto Shinkai here. Original story By Justin McCurry of the Guardian Themes of body swapping, the search for love and a frantic quest to save a town from […]

Check out a new trailer just released about the new anime called Your Name or Kimi no Na Wa in Japanese. There is not a lot of English info on this film yet but based on this trailer the animation looks gorgeous!  Shinkai is a very talented anime director and we can’t wait to see […]

Makoto Shinkai has to be one of the best anime directors out there today. His first film Voices of a Distant Star is just pure genius and rumor has it he did it all by himself on his home computer.  We will be doing a review on that film soon. We wanted to start a […]

  Well 2016 is turning out to be a really awesome year for animated films so I thought I’d talk about what I’ve discovered so far. Let me know what you think. If you know of any that I’m not aware or that you feel should be on this list please let me know. Now […]

Hey check out this new Godzilla Trailer! Gotcha! This is actually a scene from the Japanese drama Always: Sunset on Third Street! Sorry I had to do that to you 🙂 See this is how I found “Always: Sunset on Third Street”, a movie that I just finished watching.   It’s a really good family movie.  Just […]

MovieWhat Rating: PG13 (For one sexual scene) What people are saying: “cemented the director’s growing reputation as the preeminent director of theatrical animation in Japan today, the obvious spiritual heir to Hayao Miyazaki” -Brian Camp, Otaku USA Magazine “A beautiful film that anybody with even the slightest interest in movies or animation owes it to […]

If you love Miyazaki movies like I do then you probably love the music too.  Like Star Wars, Studio Ghibli movies have an eternal quality to them.  Hearing the music of the films brings back the emotions you felt watching them.   Joe Hisaishi is to Miyazaki what John Williams is to George Lucas.    Check out this […]