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Parade: Review

It’s becoming extremely popular these days in packed, urban communities to have a group of students and young professionals share small apartments to save money, often times illegally.  Such is the situation in ‘Parade’, a film by Isao Yukisada, based on a novel by Shuichi Yoshida. A cramped, two-bedroom apartment …

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Release Calendar

Q1 2015: 01/07 – Aoyama Saint Hachamecha High School [Mechahai no Gyakushu ~Beyond the Darkness~] 01/07 – Doll Elements [Kimi ni Sakura Hirari to Mau] 01/07 – Nogizaka46 [Toumei na Iro (Album) ] 01/07 – Pla2me [Unit] 01/07 – YuiKaori [Neo Signalife] 01/14 – KOBerrieS [Omoide Yell] 01/14 – Q’ulle …

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Cyborg Maeda Atsuko Interests Me.

When word was out that Maeda Atsuko was going to have a significant role in an upcoming drama called ‘Q10’, I didn’t bat an eye.  It was probably bound to happen, with her consistent popularity. It wasn’t until I came across this picture that I started to pay attention: Yes, …

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Excuses, excuses

I’ve never been a huge portable gaming fan.  I have a scratch-less, shiny, and absolutely immaculate Nintendo DS Lite sitting on the desk, which hasn’t moved in months.  I only own about ten to fifteen DS games, and play them almost exclusively in my home. For a while I was …

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it's good to know they care

since the popularity boom in recent months it’s been near impossible to get a ticket to see akb theater shows, which is a tiny but humble venue in which members of akb48 perform shows daily.  visitors to japan from overseas have almost no shot at getting a ticket; people apply …

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Summer Wars: review

For the past decade, Hosoda Mamosu has proved himself to be a very capable director.  He debuted with a Digimon short film, ‘Digimon Adventure’, followed by a longer Digimon feature ‘Our War Game’.  I remember seeing both films in grade school and being captivated by their unique visual style.  I’ve …

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a cannonade of cacophonous consonance.

i am speaking, of course, about the amazing japanese band that goes by the name of GO!GO!7188. for those who don’t know, GO!GO!7188 is a band that takes no prisoners as they juxtapose  relentless punk, melancholy enka, and saccharine pop in a way no one would imagine. some songs have …

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