Nowhere Girl, Tokyo Stateless Girl, Wait for Me at Udagawachou, Fires on the Plain, Obon Brothers, Brain Fluid Explosion Girl, Gekijou jouei Nihon Anime (-Ta-) Mihonichi, Eiken Boogie Return Match of Tears, The Hybrid Nue no ko, Control of Violence Japanese Film Trailers

Happy weekend, people!

Prison School Chiyo 2

I started watching films again after a short break and it’s all for my Summer of Splatter. On top of writing reviews for my own blog I have been writing stuff for Gigan magazine so, if you’re interested, check out what I wrote about the World of Kanako (2014) ahead of its US release (my review is here).

I also started writing up more manga reviews for a possible season that is shaping up for a September/October launch.

On Wednesday Anime News Network reported that Nokuto Noike’s manga 6000: The Deep Sea of Madness would be getting turned into a live-action film by All Nippon Entertainment Works (ANEW), a joint venture between people in the Japanese anime industry and Hollywood. The names attached to include the producer Mike Medavoy (Shutter Island, Black Swan). Apparently ANEW are also trying to remake the trashy J-horror Ghost Train.

This week I posted my first impressions of Prison School and Charlotte.

What’s released in Japan this weekend?

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