Makoto Shinkai’s got a new film – somehow with a longer title than the last one – and Unwinnable’s got the goods on it!
Brian Miller looks at the next season’s upcoming animated shows from Japan.
Dan Imperiale is burning sutras and killing the Buddha in his review of Osamu Tezuka’s anime Buddha: The Great Departure.
Supplement your beach reading with Brian Miller’s top picks for this summer’s anime season.
Maybe not me personally since, as a member of the press, one must keep an arm’s length in these situations–or maybe I’m just no Don Juan–but however you look at it, Sakura-con spared no expense finding ways to marry off the masses of single anime fans at their convention. The first night hosted a panel called “How to Talk to Girls,” which included some examples of what not to say from popular anime. Later that night there were waltzing lessons and a grand masquerade ball at which people actually danced. I might have expected something more like that one dance-less
Unwinnable lists the best and the weirdest of the upcoming anime season.
Unwinnable examines anime’s treatment of both Eastern and Western cultural taboo’s and the extent to which viewers accept and understand such thematic daring.
Unwinnable takes a look at the language of otaku.