Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (2018) – Review

Director: Mari Okada Starring: Manaka Iwami, Miyu Irino, Yoko Hikasa, Hirokai Hirata, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Ai Kayano, Misaki Kuno The Overview An immortal girl and a normal boy meet and become friends, sharing a bond that lasts throughout the years. (Source: IMDb) The Review Anime is really thriving at the moment. With Mary & the Witch's Flower... Continue Reading →

In This Corner of the World (2017) – Review

Director: Sunao Katabuchi Starring: Megumi Han, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Natsuki Inaba, Nanase Iwai, Minori Omi, Daisuke Ono, Tengai Shibuya, Mayumi Shintani, Shigeru Ushiyama The Overview Set in Hiroshima during World War II, an eighteen-year-old girl gets married and now has to prepare food for her family despite the rationing and lack of supplies. As she struggles... Continue Reading →

Ghost in the Shell (2017) – Review

Director: Rupert Sanders Starring: Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbæk, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, Michael Pitt The Overview  In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals. (Source: IMDb)  The Good With... Continue Reading →

A Silent Voice (2017) – Review

Director: Naoko Yamada Starring: Miyu Irino, Saori Hayami, Aoi Yuki, Kensho Ono, Yuki Kaneko, Yui Ishikawa, Megumi Han, Toshiyuki Toyonaga   The Overview Nishimiya Shoko (Hayami) is a grade school student who has impaired hearing. She transfers into a new school, where she is bullied by her classmates, especially Ishida Shoya (Irino). Reaching breaking point, she... Continue Reading →

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