Tag: GKIDS

Perfect Blue Blu-ray Review

Satoshi Kon’s Memorable Anime Masterpiece Acclaimed director Satoshi Kon’s debut film Perfect Blue was a revelation for Western audiences when it premiered in 1997. It almost immediately started earning …

Lu Over The Wall Blu-ray Review

Masaaki Yuasa’s Mermaid Anime Visionary anime director Masaaki Yuasa (Mind Game) embraces more accessible characters and conventional storytelling for Lu Over The Wall. Retaining some of Yuasa’s distinctive flair …

Fireworks Blu-ray Review

Romantic Teen Anime Meets Time Travel How do you follow up the anime sensation Your Name, one of the biggest grossing movies in Japanese box office history? Producer Genki …

Mind Game Blu-ray Review

Outsider Animation By Masaaki Yuasa Colors Outside The Lines Director Masaaki Yuasa (Netflix’s DEVILMAN crybaby) made waves in the animation market with this critically acclaimed cult oddity from Japan. …

Birdboy: The Forgotten Children Blu-ray Review

Forceful, Atmospheric Animation For An Older Crowd Birdboy: The Forgotten Children is based off Spanish illustrator Alberto Vázquez’s original graphic novel, Psiconautas. As co-director and co-writer, he’s shepherded this …

Napping Princess Blu-ray Review

A Wondrous, Enchantingly Original Anime From Director Kenji Kamiyama A plucky teen girl deals with magic, talking stuffed animals, self-driving cars, giant mecha battles, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and …