“Sasaki in My Mind” (2020) – One day, the final goodbye will come. It’ll be a goodbye to your own self.

Bored. Boring. It’s something that comes back in a variety of ways and places during the movie’s near two hour run. Whether it’s main lead

“Hot Gimmick: Boy Meets Girl” (2019) – An exaggerated trip through the mess of teenagehood

Dubbed as a coming-of-age, teen romance drama, Hot Gimmick is a film funneled down to a single character’s journey on discovering herself. From a shoujo

“Alice in Borderland” (2020) – Life or Death. Which one are you choosing? [Ep1]

It's been a long time coming, but it's here. News of the Sato Shinsuke directed adaptation was already revealed back in July 2019, but while

Food for Thought: “Gekijo” (2020)

Every now and then a movie appears I just can't write a review on. The reason? Generally it just means that there's way too much

“Tomodachi Game” (2017) – Are friends really worth getting in debt over? [Drama + Movies]

Yamaguchi Mikoto's Tomodachi Game might not be one of the most known manga series - despite first launching in December 2013 and still continuing now - but

“Kingdom” (2019) – China’s Warring States period in a seinen LA jacket

Back in 2016 Hara Yasuhisa's Kingdom sent a shockwave through the live action adaptation scene with the release of a 3 minute LA short to commemorate

“12nin no Shinitai Kodomotachi” (2019) – a murder mystery gone a different route

What happens when you put 12 suicidal teens in a building together, when all they hope for is never coming back? 12nin no Shinitai Kodomotachi

“Sasaki in My Mind” (2020) – One day, the final goodbye will come. It’ll be a goodbye to your own self.

Bored. Boring. It’s something that comes back in a variety of ways and places during the movie’s near two hour run. Whether it’s main lead Ishii Yuji’s (Fujiwara Kisetsu) existence read more

A new generation is coming, so keeping only a single few favorites will be hard if not impossible (Part4)

It’s been a while since we’ve added to our long and clearly never-ending list – I mean, we have four (1/2/3/4) articles filled with them by now + one actress read more

“Hot Gimmick: Boy Meets Girl” (2019) – An exaggerated trip through the mess of teenagehood

Dubbed as a coming-of-age, teen romance drama, Hot Gimmick is a film funneled down to a single character’s journey on discovering herself. From a shoujo manga written by Aihara Miki read more