Thursday 22:00 PM
Filed to: FILM, Only in Japan Review, Pokémon, Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!
The Pokémon anime franchise is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a trip back to the past with the newest movie Pokémon the Movie 20: I Choose You! But, this movie isn’t a nostalgia trip. It’s a complete remake and it’s better for it.
Wednesday 22:00 PM
Filed to: FILM, No Game No Life, No Game No Life Zero, Only in Japan Review
2014’s No Game No Life is the story of a brother/sister pair of genius gamers who are transported to a fantasy world where violence is banned and every conflict is solved through playing games. The new film No Game No Life Zero shows just how such a world came to be.
July 15, 2017 05:00 AM
Filed to: Gintama, Live action, Only in Japan Review
The silver-haired samurai is back, this time in live-action. Thankfully, this film doesn’t have to go on the “so-bad-it’s-good” lists, but instead the “so-good-it’s-good” ones.
July 8, 2017 02:00 AM
Filed to: Only in Japan Review, Space Battleship Yamato 2202: Warriors of Love, Yamato 2202
The Space Battleship Yamato crew went to the planet Iscandar to save humanity in Space Battleship Yamato 2199. But, our hero Susumu Kodai begins to wonder if humanity was actually worth saving after their long odyssey in the second installment of Space Battleship Yamato 2202: Warriors of Love.
July 5, 2017 23:00 PM
Filed to: Food Wars, Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, Only in Japan Review
When the characters in Food Wars eat an amazing dish, their clothes explode off them even as they go into a detailed explanation about the food’s taste. In the newest Food Wars! The Second Plate OVA, the characters do that—and “ascend” to a higher plain of food ecstasy.
June 7, 2017 23:00 PM
Filed to: Gekijōban Mahōka Kōkō no Rettōsei: Hoshi o Yobu Shōjo, Only in Japan Review, The Irregular at Magic High School, The Irregular at Magic High School the Movie, The Irregular at Magic High School the Movie: The Girl Who Summons the Stars
And it has all the magical action that fans have come to expect.