PD-RADAR: Our readers’ “NEXT BREAK” stars for 2022 have been decided

“Which young Japanese movie/drama stars do you think will get their ‘break’ in the next year?” That was the question we’ve been asking our readers since early November 2021, and 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

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 to talk about, and that read more