Rurouni Kenshin: The Final, Kankai no renzoku, Stay, BanG Dream! Episode of Roselia I:Yakusoku, Humongous, It’s Not Like We’re Friends or Anything Japanese Film Trailers (State of Emergency Edition)

Happy Weekend, everyone!

I hope you are all well.

I’m still working on Osaka Asian Film Festival reviews and interviews and hope to get a few out next week. This week saw me review the earnest student film Young Birds and the fun romantic musical Make-Believers.

Big news came twice, the first being the announcement that Uplink: Shibuya would be closing, the second being the State of Emergency declared by the Japanese government. The SoE means that cinemas and mini-theatres have been asked to shut their doors. Not all of them will but the ones that do will be offered a paltry financial compensation. Films and theatres will be hit by government incompetence, once again. Never vote for conservative parties. Just never.

What is released this weekend? A decent selection of films!

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