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 […]

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Latest Star Blazer’s News and Updates: Space Battleship Yamato 2202 Anime Series Confirmed “A new anime series in the Star Blazers/Space Battleship Yamato anime franchise has been confirmed under the title Uchū Senkan Yamato 2202: Ai no Senshi-tachi (Space Battleship Yamato 2202: Warriors of Love or Star Blazers 2202: Warriors of Love). The staff has […]

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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 […]

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  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 […]

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Think about how big the universe is, across space and other dimensions. It could be really really really huge! This is the kind of thing that the anime “The girl who leapt though time” does to your mind.

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Check out The Boy and the Beast Official English Trailer for the latest film written and directed by Anime master Mamoru Hosoda. It was released on July 11, 2015. We love Mamoru’s films because they are super fun and super cool. Check out his other movies, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars and […]

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Check out the new Emperor trailer about how America managed post war Japan.  With Japan in defeat, General MacArthur has to walk a tightrope to give Americans a sense of justice whilst not causing a revolt in Japan, where the Emperor was akin to a living god.  If you are a history buff and want […]

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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 […]

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