Japanese Film Festival 2017

Last Thursday saw the Japanese Film Festival (JFF) kick off for 2017. I was lucky enough to be invited to the VIP which was held at ACMI at Federation Square. The event was really swish with delicious finger food and Japanese drinks on hand. It was a particularly hot day so it was a great […]

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Disney Receives A Japanese Touch

Now here’s something that looks absolutely beautiful. Chinese artist, STARshadowmagic, took it upon themselves to reimagine some of the Disney Princesses with gorgeous kimonos completely transforming the characters into something different and amazing to look at. Some of the characters aren’t Princesses but they’re still beautiful nonetheless. For more stunning art, check out the artist over […]

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MadFest Melbourne To Premiere ‘Mary And The Witch’s Flower’

Incredibly exciting news was revealed today that has caused quite the hype amongst Australian anime fans. Madman Entertainment has just announced that a highly anticipated movie will have its official Australian Premiere at the final 2017 Madman Anime Festival (MadFest) in Melbourne this November. Mary and the Witch’s Flower the first feature film from Studio Ponoc, […]

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Review: The Red Turtle (DVD)

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 […]

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Madman Presents: CELEBRATE STUDIO GHIBLI

Ok, this next bit of news is probably the most excited I’ve been in a long time! Madman recently announced that they’re bringing a Studio Ghibli celebration to Australian cinemas with CELEBRATE STUDIO GHIBLI. This is an event that will run for one month showcasing the beautiful Ghibli movies beginning from August 24th through to […]

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New Tokyo Ghoul Live Action Trailer

Live action films based on anime can either be awesome (Rurouni Kenshin) or downright terrible (Attack On Titan). The latest series to take the plunge into the live action arena is Tokyo Ghoul and while the poster we’ve seen looks awesome, we’re still deciding on how the actual film will play out. Have a look […]

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