Fukushima 50 (Japan, 2020) [JAPAN CUTS 2020]

March 11, 2011: an earthquake rocks North-East Japan. Soon a tsunami follows, and next day the whole world knows that Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station is in trouble. This is the premise of Setsuro Wakamatsu’s […]

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on Jul, 28 · in Reviews

The Fable (Japan, 2019) [NYAFF 2019]

Katsuhisa Minami’s seinen manga The Fable has been serialised in Weekly Young Magazine since 2014 and it won the general category of the 41st Kodansha Manga Awards in 2017. Its straight shooting story of a […]

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on Jun, 27 · in Reviews

Starfish Hotel (Japan, 2006)

The literary fiction of the celebrated Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami presents a strangely intoxicating world in which characters wander around the urban environments of major cities, or the rural outskirts, experiencing chance encounters and unusual […]

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on Dec, 10 · in Reviews


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