I have watched more films in the last week than I have for many months. Only double-figures but that still counts frequent trips to my favourite cinema to watch things like Cold in July as well as a LOT of Korean films from 2012/13 and a smattering of Japanese films. Expect many reviews over the next few months. The summer anime season has started and I’m patiently waiting for my shows to launch but I’ll avoid doing first impressions and just do a series review when the dust has settled.
In terms of the blog, I posted a review for a hilarious feel-good comedy called Judge! and I posted about the Asian Film Festival of Dallas.
What’s released in Tokyo this weekend?
Documentary of AKB48 The Time Has Come
Japanese Title: DOCUMENTARY of AKB48 The time has come 少女たちは、今、その背中に何を想う？
Romaji: DOCUMENTARY of AKB 48 The time has kamu shōjo-tachi wa, ima, sono senaka ni nani o omou?
Release Date: July 04th, 2014
Running Time: N/A
Director: Takahashi Eiki
This is the fourth in a series of documentaries about the super group and it looks at a period stretching from June 2013 to July 2014. Some of the things touched upon will be Yuko who graduated, a mega concert that was put off due to bad weather, and the AKB48 Senbatsu General Election. There is a lot of behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with the group as we see the changing dynamics play out in concerts and their home in Akihabara.
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