Japanese Films at the 2016 Annecy International Film Festival

This year’s Annecy International Animation Film Festival takes place from June 13th to the 18th and the event sees a global collection of artists and animators attend the prestigious event to showcase their works, give talks and take part in other industry events. You can’t talk animation without including Japan and this year there is a varied list of titles.

Here’s what’s on:
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Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade, The Next Generation Patlabor: Shuto Kessen Director’s Cut, Nuclear Japan, Teacher and Stray Cat, Library Wars – The Last Mission, Decline of an Assassin and other Japanese Film Trailers

Happy weekend, readers!

Happy Hour Film Image

Well, I am back from my short trip to London and the BFI London Film Festival where I met a friend and did some touristy things. I only watched one film this year and it was Happy Hour, a five hour drama about four women in Kobe and the shockwaves from a divorce that jolt the friends from their dull relationships. I must admit that there were times during the film when I wished I were watching Yakuza Apocalypse or Ryuzo and His Seven Henchmen but Happy Hour proved to be a worthwhile watch.

Only one review this week and it was for Helldriver (2010).

What’s released this weekend?

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