When anime fans talk about legends in the industry, I think one name that makes just about everyone’s list is Hayao Miyazaki. A writer, manga artist, director, and producer, he was responsible for some...
I discuss a topic that I had no idea was discussed.
What would happen if the popular manga/anime were adapted for Americans… by Americans?
“No matter what Yu-Gi-Oh tries to push, believing in yourself isn’t enough. Beg pardon, Inuyasha, but you can’t just swing Tessaiga around like a drunken baseball player. Hey, Naruto, sometimes you have to do more than say ‘believe it’ and punch.”
Strap in for 90 minutes of Lucario’s shrieking, shape-shifting cousin from the Unova region. It’s Zoroark: Master of Illusions on Pokémonth.
By popular demand, it’s the return of Pokémonth! Join Il Neige as he subjects himself—er, examines another batch of Pokémon movies, starting with Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea.
Renegado went to see the new Dragon Ball Z movie in the theaters and can still hardly process it. Here’s his quick review of the movie.
“Cobbling together a new product from pieces of old ones is not ripping off per se, but it can be derivative.”
Sofie reviews the new Studio Ghibli anime Ronia the Robber’s Daughter, based on the book by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren, which makes her happy to see something from her childhood appearing again and being treated with so much respect.
The Animated Heroine concludes her countdown with her top five favorite animated shows.
“This magical girl anime is different from all the others, in that there are no girls in it.”
Joey finally looks at an anime film: the revered classic from the ’80s that arguably made anime popular in the west.
Zorro de Mayo goes Japanese with the first and probably only anime based on Zorro. Also, the main character is blonde!
And so Miyazaki March finally comes to an end, as Sofie reviews Miyazaki’s swan song, The Wind Rises, just released in Danish theaters.
Sofie’s almost to the finish line of Miyazaki March as she looks at… Well, let’s just say it’s a good thing this wasn’t Hayao Miyazaki’s final film.
In this episode, Sofie talks about a movie with a main character named Sophie.
Sofie looks at the strangest of Miyazaki’s movies, which, in a way, also makes it the most admirable one.
Sofie nears the finish line of Miyazaki March with one of the crown jewels of Miyazaki’s career.