Tag: mari okada

October 18, 2022 · 0 comments

Her Blue Sky

Her Blue Sky

By Jonathan Clements. Akane (Riho Yoshioka) is a small-town lady in rural Chichibu, surrogate parent to her teenage sister Aoi (Shion Wakayama), and an enthusiastic part of the local community. And somehow she’s been drafted into a local publicity initiative to bring in a big lounge-singer star to jump-start the local tourist business. But this […]

June 30, 2020 · 0 comments

Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans

Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans

By Andrew Osmond. The first season of Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, released as a Collectors Blu-ray set by Anime Limited, is a meeting of two formidable anime forces. One is the venerable Gundam giant robot franchise, which most readers of this blog will know – there’s a general intro here. In any case, Orphans, […]

May 29, 2019 · 0 comments

Maquia

Maquia

By Jonathan Clements. Maquia weaves at her loom; she dyes the Hibiol cloth; she hangs the sheets to dry in the tall halls of her people, the elfin Iolf race. She’s not as assertive or brave as Leilia, the girl she idolises, but that probably explains why Leilia, not her, has attracted the attention of […]

May 1, 2019 · 0 comments

Maquia UK Home Video Release Details!

Maquia UK Home Video Release Details!

We know you’ve been patiently waiting for news on this but today we’re delighted to be able to bring you details on what to expect from our upcoming release of the film Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms, which will be available to add to your collection on 27th May 2019 as a Limited Collector’s Edition […]

March 13, 2019 · 0 comments

Kiznaiver

Kiznaiver

By Andrew Osmond. In the same way that Your Name will have viewers delving into the earlier films of Makoto Shinkai, and A Silent Voice draws attention to the work of Naoko Yamada and Kyoto Animation, so the release of Maquia will increase interest in the two-decade career of writer-director Mari Okada. We’ve posted an […]

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