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10 Erotic Animated Films from Around the World

Animation is a medium of fewer restraints than film. While some may primarily associate it with media aimed at children, it is so much more than that. It can take a concept that, if it were attempted using film, would not work. Look at Disney or Warner Bros., two studios filled with anthropomorphic character designs […]

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10 Amazing Anime Movies of 2018

 The early months of 2018 have already seen several landmark anime films achieve worldwide success, and that shows no signs of changing anytime soon. While it is not apparent from looking at the 2018 Oscar nominations for Best Animated Film, last year saw some truly fantastic anime films released. If anime, films from outside of […]

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10 Gateway Anime Films to Enter the Medium With

With the proliferation of anime streaming services like Crunchyroll it has never been easier to get into this style. Despite the success of some anime franchises in the West, it has been difficult in the past to get access to a variety of shows and movies, no matter how popular they are in their home […]

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Ten of the Best Films From Japan

So rich has been the history and variety of films from the Land of the Rising Sun that narrowing down a selection of the best—or even of favourites—is practically impossible. Here, then, is something a little more provisional: an eclectic anthology of ten titles which will each amaze, enthral and astonish, and which collectively will […]

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10 Imaginative Japanese Science Fiction Movies

Modern Japanese science fiction was birthed in nuclear fire at the close of World War II. It left a sobering impression of the dangers of technology that can be felt to this day, and it created a generation of directors who are keenly aware of how delicate their mortality is. Science fiction is a medium […]

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10 Amazing Anime Movies of 2017

Though many of us would rather forget about 2016, it was an exemplary year for Japanese animation. While it is still early yet, 2017 shows no signs of that changing. From the underdog story of a video game tie-in, to the latest entries in decades-long franchises, to the pet project of some of the best […]

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10 Amazing Anime Movies of 2016

In 2016 there is no question but that the medium of anime is about as mainstream as it is going to get in the West, although Anglo countries lag behind its popular acceptance in France. Still, films that would have once been unlicensed now find themselves with festival screenings and streaming or DVD releases afterwards, […]

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Enter Wenqing Yan’s Magical Anime World

Wenqing Yan’s illustrations are a tribute to the wonders of nature and anime cinema. “Princess Mononoke portrays the beauty and challenges of coexisting with mother nature so perfectly,” she says and beautifully captures that in luminous visuals that show her concern with the preservation of wildlife, forests and seas. These environmental issues are transmitted to […]

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Tattoos: Anime, Sci-Fi, and Flora and Fauna

Olggah is known at deviantART for her digital illustrations of characters from anime series Gintama, Naruto and Bleach. Her fan art is admired by many, and that probably explains why some of the characters have been tattooed on her clients. Other subject matters inked on skin are scenes from Western sci-fi films “Alien” and “Predator,” […]

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10 Most Anticipated Asian Films of 2015

From the vast treasurehouse of eastern cinema, there are always choice nuggets that find their way westwards, even though some, like Wong Kar-wai’s “The Grandmaster” (2013) or Bong Joon-ho’s “Snowpiercer” (2013,) can take a very long time getting here. Here are the Asian films to which I am most looking forward to in 2015, whether […]