Eight Rangers Review

Eight Rangers Studio: Toho Publisher: Japan Foundation Format: Cinema (Japanese Film Festival) Release Date: Sydney – November 24, 2012, Melbourne – December 9, 2012 Price: $17 – (Buy Here) Overview: Comedy can be drawn from many things, parody being a particularly popular form of it. But what is it that makes parody so funny? Why is poking fun at something humorous  Well it is b...

Tokyo Koen Review

Tokyo Koen Studio: Showgate Publisher: Japan Foundation Format: Cinema (Japanese Film Festival) Release Date: Sydney – November 23, 2012, Melbourne – December 3, 2012, Canberra – December 8, 2013 Price: $17 – (Buy Here) Overview: Every now and then a film comes along that leaves you feeling breathless. Tokyo Koen is one of those films, but not for the right reasons. It is a...

Akko-Chan Movie Review

Akko-Chan: The Movie Studio: Toho Publisher: Japan Foundation Format: Cinema (Japanese Film Festival) Release Date: Sydney – November 24, 2012, Melbourne – December 1, 2012 Price: $17 – (Buy Here) Overview: The premise of Akko-Chan is one that has honestly been done to death, yet their is something just so endearing about this film and it’s titular heroine that it’s e...

Space Brothers Movie Review

Space Brothers Studio: Toho Publisher: Japan Foundation Format: Cinema (Japanese Film Festival) Release Date: Sydney – November 20, 2012, Melbourne – December 6, 2012 Price: $17 – (Buy Here) Overview: Dreams, beliefs, faith and love are all powerful things. These powerful and at times magical things are the foundations of Space Brothers a live-action film adaptation of the popula...

The Kirishima Thing Review

The Kirishima Thing Studio: Showgate Publisher: Japan Foundation Format: Cinema (Japanese Film Festival) Release Date: Sydney – November 23, 2012, Melbourne – December 1, 2012 Price: $17 – (Buy Here) Overview: I seen many films of the 16th annual Japanese Film Festival this year, but none quite like The Kirishima Thing, a wildly inventive and thought-provoking film brimming with ...

Rurouni Kenshin Movie Review

Rurouni Kenshin Studio: Studio Swan Publisher: Japan Foundation Format: Cinema (Japanese Film Festival) Release Date: Sydney – November 21, 2012, Melbourne – December 5, 2012 Price: $17 – (Buy Here) Overview: Without a doubt, the most anticipated film of the 16th Japanese Film Festival was Rurouni Kenshin, the live-action adaptation of the classic samurai manga. As with all adapt...

Bunny Drop Movie Review

Bunny Drop Studio: Showgate Publisher: Japan Foundation Format: Cinema (Japanese Film Festival) Release Date: Sydney – November 17, 2012, Melbourne – December 8, 2012 Price: $17 – (Buy Here) Overview: Bunny Drop is a story that I am personally very familiar with, having reviewed the anime series earlier this year and read the manga upon which both that series and this film our ba...

K-On! Movie Review

K-On! Movie Studio: KyoAni Publisher: Japan Foundation Format: Cinema (Japanese Film Festival) Release Date: Sydney – November 17, 2012, Melbourne – December 8, 2013 Price: $17 (Buy Here) Overview K-On! Movie follows the band Ho-Kago Tea Time’s final few weeks as a part of the Highschool music club before they finish their tenure at the school and move into University. As a premi...

Japan Film Festival Double-Pass Giveaway

The good folks at the Japan Foundation have so kindly provided us with two double-passes for the 16th annual Japanese Film Festival to giveaway to all of you lovely readers of ours. The Japanese Film Festival will begin this Wednesday the 14th of November at Sydney’s Event Cinemas George St. We have a double-pass for the Saturday November 17th 3.30pm showing of Bunny Drop and a double-pass f...

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