Godzilla Vs. Hedorah (Japan, 1971)

Godzilla Vs. Hedorah (Japan, 1971)

One day, when I lived in Japan, I happened to visit my neighborhood Toys”R”Us (it being Japan, however, the sign said, トイザらス). After marveling that the store looked more like a heaven for adult otaku […]

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on Apr, 13 · in Reviews
Sanshiro Sugata (1943)

Sanshiro Sugata (1943)

Sanshiro Sugata is an interesting film for a number of reasons. One, it’s Akira Kurosawa’s debut film; two, it’s a genre picture, something Kurosawa didn’t tackle often; and three, it was made and released in […]

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on Mar, 17 · in Uncategorized
Terror Beneath The Sea (Japan, 1966)

Terror Beneath The Sea (Japan, 1966)

Before Shinichi “Sonny” Chiba was the Street Fighter. Before he was Jubei Yagyu, Lord Conquer, or Hattori Hanzo. Before he was even “Sonny” Chiba, he was Ken, erstwhile journalist and (probably) boyfriend of Jenny, the […]

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on Aug, 05 · in Uncategorized
Cromartie High: The Movie (Japan, 2005)

Cromartie High: The Movie (Japan, 2005)

I had no idea. Never read the manga. Never saw the anime. But coming in cold to Cromartie High: The Movie was absolutely no problem. In fact, being hit with all of Cromartie High‘s craziness […]

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on Jun, 24 · in Uncategorized

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