Category: Anime

Review | Mary and the Witches Flower (メアリと魔女の花)

Mary leans on the Ghibli tradition moreso that Ponoc state, but without the sheer charm and joy that made those films so loved to begin with.

Review | My Hero Academia (僕のヒーローアカデミア)

With season three now starting Jack takes a look at the series with enough charm to counter superhero-fatigue, My Hero Academia.

Review | Napping Princess (ひるね姫 〜知らないワタシの物語〜/Ancien and the Magic Tablet)

For parents fond of animation this film will most likely be entertaining enough to capture your kids imagination, although perhaps not as much as the classics. For other audiences there’s simply not enough to warrant recommending.

Review | In This Corner of the World (この世界の片隅に / Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni)

Jack takes a look at the WWII Japanese drama, In This Corner of the World.

Review | A Silent Voice (Koe no Katachi/ 聲の形)

Jack breaks down his thoughts on the latest film from Naoko Yamada, A Silent Voice.

Review | Yuri on Ice!!!

In which Jack attempts not to recieve the wrath of a fandom.

Review | Your Name (君の名は / Kimi no Na wa)

Jack reviews the highest grossing Japanese film this year, Your Name! A gender bending romance from popular director Makoto Shinkai