A brief beginner’s guide to manga, from Jane Upson.
StudioCanal’s upcoming The Hayao Miyazaki Collection Blu-ray box set brings together all 11 of the anime auteur’s films for the first time.
Magnetic Press will be publishing Poet, a graphic novel series from Blink-182 co-founder and frontman Tom Delonge.
Takahata’s miserable masterpiece is one of great beauty, a melancholy piece which celebrates life and finds joy in the trivial.
Alongside Spirited Away, this adaptation of Eiko Kadono’s novel is perhaps Miyazaki’s most accessible take on “the gulf that exists between independence and reliance” in girls entering their teens. It’s a quaint film, but one which is no less touching for all its cosiness.
Japanese fur suit mascots: A strange amalgam of hometown pride and cost-saving measures Press Release: The adoration of mythical creatures and popular anime characters is nothing new in Japan, but kigurumi, roughly translated as “fur suit mascots,” is a growing pastime that is also a marketing tool. An oversized daikon radish, a skiing egg, a […]