“Ajin: Demi-Human” (2017) – What would you do if you’d become immortal overnight?
Ajin: Demi-Human is a manga series by Sakurai Gamon, which was also adapted into two anime seasons and multiple animated movies before. Since I have not watched nor read anything of read more
“Hana Nochi Hare” – First Impressions [Ep1]
Hana Nochi Hare: Hanadan Next Season, or Hana Nochi Hare for short, is the sequel to the classic Hana Yori Dango drama and film franchise. The drama stars Sugisaki Hana as Edogawa read more
“Gyakko no Koro” (2017) – treading the fine line between flow and impulse
Japan and their indie movies. It’ll always be an interesting combination, and a thing I’ll gladly accept more of any day. Gyakko no Koro, also known as The Time of read more
“JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable” (2017) – The name’s Jo. JoJo.
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond is Unbreakable is a live-action adaptation based on the fourth arc of the popular manga JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure. The story follows protagonist Higashikata Josuke on his quest read more
Museum ‘Myujiamu’ [Movie Review]
Based on the manga series Museum: The Serial Killer Is Laughing in the Rain by Tomoe Ryosuke, it’s dir. Ohtomo Keishi’s turn to flex his ‘blood splatter’ muscles. The movie centers on an unknown murderer read more
Rikuoh – 陸王: First Impressions + Episode 1-2 Review [Japanese Drama]
Rikuoh – 陸王, based on Ikeido Jun’s novel of the same title, is at the forefront of a nationwide effort to promote sports. The 2020 Olympics also known as Tokyo 2020 is read more
Tremble All You Want – ‘Katte ni Furuetero’
In Tremble All You Want, Matsuoka Mayu plays Yoshika, an imprudent, quirky character who at 24 is still stuck up in the past. Based on the novel “Katte ni Furuetero” read more
March Goes Out Like A Lamb – ‘Sangatsu no Lion Kohen’
March Goes Out Like A Lamb is the final installment in the 2-part “San gatsu no Lion” live-action based on Umino Chica’s manga, directed by Ohtomo Keishi. The movie centers on read more