Tag: Nobuhiko Obayashi
July 6, 2020 · 0 comments
Nobuhiko Obayashi & Hanagatami
By Jasper Sharp. Hanagatami (2017) has to be among the most important Japanese films of the last 20 years. This sweeping, emotive and flamboyant tale of love and friendship among a group of six college-age teenagers whose lives are about to be changed irrevocably by WW2 is an undisputable masterpiece for Nobuhiko Obayashi, a filmmaker […]
May 30, 2016 · 0 comments
Psychic School Wars… 80s Style!
By Andy Hanley. Much like Mamoru Hosoda’s version of The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Sunrise’s animated take on popular Taku Mayumura novel Psychic School Wars (Nerawareta Gakuen) is by no means the first attempt to bring its story to life – indeed, it follows in the footsteps of two different live-action films as well […]