Shouya Ishida is a lanky, handsome teenager attending high school in Tokyo. He’s smart and does well in school. He has a supportive family, and there are people in his life that he cares deeply about. Shouya is respectful and kind, and works diligently at a part-time job, helping to support his family. And tomorrow,… Read More Review: A Silent Voice
Mirai, the latest offering from acclaimed filmmaker Mamoru Hosoda (and newly nominated for a Golden Globe), makes use of past and future timelines to tell a story that’s simply about family. Hosoda’s magic is in taking the fantastic and grounding it in reality, which is perhaps why his movies are so often touching and meaningful.… Read More Mirai: Your Future is in Your Past
Christa no longer, she’s Queen Historia, Hot pots when camping, now that’s an idea! Battles and letters and tears Violet brings, These are a few of my favorite things. After the Rain was both icky and pretty, Poop jokes a’plenty to go with the gritty, A nice ReLIFE ending all tied up with strings, These… Read More My Favorite (Anime) Things, 2018
We are super excited for GKIDS’ release of Mirai, the latest film from Mamoru Hosoda, director of The Boy and the Beast and Wolf Children, among other gems. They are screening the film in theaters on November 29th and 30th, and December 5th and 8th. To celebrate, we’re giving away a pair of tickets for… Read More Win Two Tickets to Mamoru Hosoda’s Mirai!
As the year is coming to a close, I decided to ask the staff one simple question – what was your favorite anime related memory from 2018? It could be a convention, discovering your favorite show, or just sharing a moment with a loved one. Below are their responses.