It’s been a long time coming but we’re nearly at the point for a unique release that’s been in the works for a long time to be available to add to your collection. That being Pigtails and Other Short Films from Production I.G, a collection of short films from the world famous studio. Today we’re going […]
By Andrew Osmond. Some live-action manga adaptations proclaim they are manga adaptations in each and every frame, with lurid colours and effects, absurd costumes and acting that would look broad in a panto. Pumpkin and Mayonnaise, which is screening around the UK and Ireland as part of the Japan Foundation’s Touring Film Programme for 2019, […]
The the past year and half we’ve worked with VICE UK to help bring anime back to UK Television. From classics like Cowboy Bebop and Eureka Seven, to recent series such as Tokyo Ghoul, even UK Television premieres of series that were broadcast in Japan just months earlier – Tokyo Ghoul:re and Full Metal Panic: Invisible […]
by Jeremy Clarke. This month, BFI Southbank and the Korean Cultural Centre UK are mounting a season of films from Korea made up to and including 1946 under the moniker Early Korean Cinema: Lost Films From The Japanese Occupation Period. The season is curated by KCCUK’s Hyun Jin Cho and University of Sheffield’s Kate Taylor-Jones.
By Andrew Osmond. Midway through Alita: Battle Angel, the cyborg heroine realises she’s provoked the mother of all bar brawls – with a crowd of horribly beweaponed cyborgs – and now must kick an ironmonger’s worth of metal ass. She cautions her human boyfriend Hugo (Keean Johnson) to stand back, way back. This line of […]