Mushi-shi: A Transcendental Experience

Mushi-shi Cast: Yuta Nakano,  Yūji Ueda and Mika Doi Director: Hiroshi Nagahama Episode Numbers: 26 + OVA + Season 2 Airing Genres: Drama, Anime Based On: Mushishi by Yuki Urushibara Rating: ★★★★★ Review Spoilers:  None Funimation| Hulu | Crunchyroll There are few anime that I recommend that everyone should watch. And when I say everyone, I mean everyone. Built deeply in mythology and […]

Discussing Dreams and Reality with “The Wind Rises”

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imtdgdGOB6Q] The Wind Rises Release Date: 02/28/14 (US) Cast: Joseph Gordon Levitt, Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Martin Short, Werner Herzog, William H. Macy, Mae Whitman, Mandy Patinkin, Stanley Tucci Director: Hayao Miyazaki Studio: Studio Ghibli Distributor: Touchstone Pictures Genre(s): Drama, Anime, Biopic Based On: The life of Jiro Horikoshi and The Wind Has Risen by Hori Tatsuo […]

Free! Takes Fanservice to a New Level

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NqRG88E-s8&w=560&h=315] In March 2013, Kyoto Animation released a short 30-second animated video displaying the company’s abilities. What the company did not expect was the overwhelming flood of positive responses to the video, which quickly hit viral status on the internet. Almost overnight, this 30-second clip gained its own fan base, […]