Battles of Sinners, Dreamers, and Lost Souls: Review of Fate/Zero

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After the disappointment of watching bland high school kids playing magical war games in Fate/Stay Night back in 2006, I was delight to see this series finally reached its full potential in Fate/Zero. This time, we got to see real magi in real battle. This review contains spoilers. Continue reading

New Year, New Perspectives

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A Boy and His Magical Piano: Review of Piano no Mori

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Piano no Mori was certainly interesting and inspiring. But why did it have to be in the forest? Couldn’t it be piano in the attic, instead? (This review contains minor spoilers.) Continue reading

Let’s Live a Colorful Life! – Review of Colorful

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It was really hard to make Colorful sounded attractive. The anime overall was incredibly somber. Grey and blue made up for most of the film’s color template. Despite that, Colorful talked about how complex people could be and seriously explored several issues in our society. This review contains minor spoilers. Continue reading

The Wind is Rising…We Must Try to Live! – Review of The Wind Rises

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Allegedly Miyazaki’s last directorial feature, The Wind Rises was similar to his previous films in many ways. But at the same time, it was also the one that greatly deviated from his other works. This review contains spoilers. Continue reading

Imagination is Our Greatest Gift and Curse: review of ‘King of Thorn’

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Referring to fairy tales is quite prevalent in films lately. But referring to Alice in Wonderland, Sleeping Beauty and Greek Mythology in a single film is quite something. (This post contains spoilers.) Continue reading

A New World with Old Problems: Shin Sekai Yori anime review

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Human history was full of blood and terror. The new world was not so different except that in this new world, we were better at covering up the blood and terror. This article contains major spoiler. You have been warned! Continue reading