Posts Tagged ‘japan’

  • Studio Ghibli’s Tale of the Bamboo Cutter – Trailer

    November 19, 2013 • Film, TrailersComments Off on Studio Ghibli’s Tale of the Bamboo Cutter – Trailer

    Studio Ghibli co-founder Takahata Isao returns to Japanese screens on November 23rd with the release of his latest animated feature, The Tale Of The Bamboo Cutter (Kaguya-hime no Monogatari).

  • Marukai eStore is a godsend

    June 8, 2013 • FoodComments Off on Marukai eStore is a godsend

    I’ve shopped in their stores for years but only just realized their online store is just as fabulous. If you’re unable to get to any of their locations throughout Southern California, then you need to get over to their eStore asap. Does it feature

  • Yatterman (2009)

    November 17, 2009 • Film, ReviewsComments Off on Yatterman (2009)

    (director: Takashi Miike; producer: Yoshinori Chiba; writer:Tatsuo Yoshida) Cast: Sho Sakurai, Anri Okamoto, Kyôko Fukada, Saki Fukada, Kendo Kobayashi ~~~ Plot: A mystical stone known as “the Skull Stone” was split into four separate parts and

  • Milo and Otis

    November 17, 2007 • Film, ReviewsComments Off on Milo and Otis

    Country: Japan Director: Masanori Hata Writer: Masanori Hata Producer: Hisashi Hieda, Masaru Kakutani Cast: Shigeru Tsuyuguchi, Kyôko Koizumi, Dudley Moore (English version) Running Time: 90 Min Plot: The story of two animals and their adventures. Milo, the

  • Memories (1996) (Anime)

    November 17, 2007 • Film, ReviewsComments Off on Memories (1996) (Anime)

    Country: Japan; Director: Kouji Morimoto (segment 1), Tensai Okamuro, (segment 2), Katsuhiro Otomo (segment 3); Writer: Satoshi Kon, Katsuhiro Otomo; Producer: Shigeru Watanabe Cast: ? Running Time: 113 min. ~~~ Plot: Memories is made up of three separate

  • Macross Plus (1994) (Anime)

    November 17, 2007 • Film, ReviewsComments Off on Macross Plus (1994) (Anime)

    Country: Japan; Director: Shoji Kawamori, Shinichiro Watanabe; roducer: Shinji Nakashima, Minoru Takanashi Cast: Rica Fukami, Banjo Ginga, Sho Hayami, Megumi Hayashibara Running Time: 35 min (4 episodes) ~~~ Plot: Legendary animation director Shoji Kawamori

  • Miyazaki’s Howl’s Moving Castle

    June 11, 2005 • Film, ReviewsComments Off on Miyazaki’s Howl’s Moving Castle

    LOS ANGELES (Kyodo) “Howl’s Moving Castle,” one of Japan’s most successful films ever, opened Friday in New York and Los Angeles, giving American audiences their first big-screen view of the latest work from acclaimed animation

  • Koshonin Mashita Masayoshi

    March 7, 2005 • Film, NewsComments Off on Koshonin Mashita Masayoshi

    (Kyodo) _ Japan’s first subway hijacking movie, now nearing completion, would have been derailed if it had not been for the efforts of local groups called film commissions, which help moviemakers find extras and locations. The movie, “Koshonin