There is something special about walking out of a screening full of emotion and constantly thinking about the film three days later, but here we are. Brisbane anime fans got the unique opportunity to be the first in the country to see the brand new film ‘Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms’ when it was shown at Madman Anime Festival. Admittedly, I wasn’t too keen … Continue reading The bonds we share….Why you need to see ‘Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms’
Genocidal Organ is another film from the Project Itoh Collection. Project Itoh, for the uninitiated, is a collection of manga that have received the anime treatment, with Genocidal Organ being the debut release. Another film from the collection is Harmony, which we’ve previously reviewed and can check out here.
This is going to be a quick review of the release of this amazing film on blu ray. We caught A Silent Voice in the cinema during its theatrical release and gave it big thumbs up. If you missed that review, you can catch it here.
The adaption that nobody asked for was finally released…. When I write a review about something I try to remain positive and optimistic. I try to see the good in a project and give it a fair go. I went into watching the new ‘Death Note’ film that has been released on Netflix on August 25th with an open mind. With that said my mind … Continue reading Got an hour and forty minutes to kill? Review on Death Note (US) 2017…
The Red Turtle is an animated feature film collaboration between French company, Wild Bunch and famed Japanese animation house, Studio Ghibli. It’s at times beautiful, haunting, suspenseful and ultimately depressing and sad but don’t let that detract you from watching this stunning film. The film tells the story of a young man who finds himself shipwrecked on an island who quickly learns that he has … Continue reading Review: The Red Turtle (DVD)
Ten years after the last Death Note movie hit theatres, cinemagoers in 2016 are treated to a new movie entry in the series. Death Note: Light Up The New World recently hit cinemas in a limited release in Australia and been a fan of the anime and the manga, I had to get along to it. So what did I think of it? It’s a … Continue reading Review: Death Note: Light Up The New World (Movie)
My Korean Teacher is a charming tale of love lost, love found, bad timing and everything in between. The film centres around Young-Ung, Yesung from K-Pop boyband Super Junior, a young Korean man living and working in Tokyo for a company delivering ginseng. Unfortunately his career at the company will be coming to an end after one last business trip to Okinawa and things start to … Continue reading Review: My Korean Teacher (Movie)
Ever been in a situation where all your friends have something you don’t so you lie to to them so you don’t feel left out? That’s basically the plot of Wolf Girl & Black Prince, a 2016 film based around the 2014 anime which follows the adventures of Erika Shinohara who has her clique of friends at her high school. All her friends are involved with … Continue reading Review: Wolf Girl & Black Prince (Movie)
Erased is a 2016 live action film based on the hit anime of the same name by writer Taku Kishimoto. The story revolves around Satoru Fujinuma, a manga artist who experiences moments of flashback in time allowing him to change the course of events. He coins the phrase “Rewind” for these moments. He doesn’t know what he has to change but time keeps looping until he fixes … Continue reading Review: Erased (Movie)
Death Note live action movie supplied by Otaku Fuel. One of the most popular animes to come out of Japan, Death Note, has been immortalised in two live action movies. The first movie simply called Death Note was a box office smash knocking The Da Vinci Code off the top spot in the Japanese theatres. This review will look at the DVD itself and the … Continue reading Review: Death Note 1 Live Action Movie