2016 Nippon Connection Film Festival Preview

The 16th edition of the Japanese film festival Nippon Connection will take place in Frankfurt, Germany, from May 24th to the 29th. Over the course of six days audiences will get the chance to watch more than 100 short and feature films and this incudes indies, anime, blockbusters, and documentaries. This is the biggest festival dedicated to Japanese films and so filmmakers are going to attend the event to present their works.

On top of the films there are guests who are coming over from Japan so that means there are also workshops, lectures, panel discussions, performances, exhibitions, and there is also a Japanese market with food on sale. It’s a huge event with lots to see and do.

Good Stripes Film Image
Good Stripes Film Image

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Her Father, My Lover, Hana’s Miso Soup, Eiga Youkai Watch: Enma Daioh to Itsutsu no Monogatari da Nyan!, Alice in Dreamland, Ryuichi Hirokawa Human Battlefield, Japanese Film Trailers

Happy weekend!!

Subete ga F ni naru the Perfect Insider Souhei and Moe

A week left until Christmas. The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme has been announced and so I’ll get a preview of that done but for Anime UK News. Here I’ll try and close out the year with reviews of films, decent ones, not zombie trash like Stacy: Attack of the Schoolgirl Zombies (2008). Next year sees the release of the live-action adaptation of I Am a Hero and, as I mentioned during my report on the trailer earlier this week, I’m excited about it.

Subete ga F ni naru: The Perfect Insider ended and I have to say that it has become a strong contender for my anime of the year. I’m still waiting on that final episode of One-Punch Man to see if I change my mind. Blood Blockade Battlefront was fun but I still haven’t seen the last episode of that.

What’s released this weekend?

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