Happy International Women’s Day, everyone! In honor of the day, we here at BtT are excited to celebrate some of our favorite women working in anime, manga, and light novels. This is our second year marking the holiday in this way. When I started this project last year, I was under the impression that these… Read More Celebrating the Women of the Anime, Manga & Light Novel Industries
Hosoda’s first and maybe finest movie is 16 years old this summer. Perhaps worth dustining off that DVD cover and giving this masterpiece another watch. ★ 【クロ】「 untitled 」 ☆
In this episode of the TangleCast, David, Peter, and Holly jump back in time to review a time traveling classic, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time. The image of Makoto leaping to the past has become iconic, but has this movie held up? And what can it teach us about the choices we make and… Read More TangleCast 77: The Podcast Who Leapt Through Time
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!
July 15th marks the 8th anniversary of the release of The Girl Who Leapt Through Time. Marvelously weaving science fiction, romance, and comedy into a story that’s charming and sometimes heart-breaking, TGWLTT is one of my favorite films, and stands with and above most of the great anime movies of the last 15 years, including… Read More The Girl Who Leapt Through Time: Choose Your Destiny
Love ’em or hate ’em, Christmas songs are inescapable during the holiday season. But in the midst of typical musical fare, there are gems that don’t get played all too often in December. For instance, a favorite of mine is “My Favorite Things,” from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, The Sound of Music, and made… Read More My Favorite Things