Tag: Japanese

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 …

Brutal Blu-ray Review

Extreme Japanese Shocker From Unearthed Films Cult horror label Unearthed Films has scoured the globe for the most underground, savage horror films and Brutal certainly fits the bill. Japanese …

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. …

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 …

Boiling Point Blu-ray Review

Takeshi Kitano’s second film sees a lowly employee confronting the yakuza Japanese director Takeshi Kitano’s second film is a playful dramedy that crisscrosses yakuza films with baseball. He further …