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NDK 2016: An Anime Con Diary

NDK 2016: An Anime Con Diary

I had a lot of fun at Nan Desu Kan this year, even though it was a quiet year. Industry row was small, with only Aniplex and Media Blasters in attendance, so I don't think that there were any big [...]

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The Flying Pirates That Do Something

The Flying Pirates That Do Something

I am a huge fan of films that feature scenes depicting flight or flying. That’s probably another reason why I love Hayao Miyazaki’s films: with the exception of Princess Mononoke and Ponyo, many of his films feature a flying machine [...]

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Princess Mononoke and Miyazaki’s Women

Princess Mononoke and Miyazaki’s Women

In order to grow your audience, you must betray their expectations. – Hayao Miyazaki Note: This review contains spoilers. The original Japanese poster for Mononoke-hime, or Princess Mononoke. Before viewing Princess Mononoke for the first time, I (and I am sure many people [...]

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