A new film by Makoto Shinkai is always cause for celebration in anime circles after the success of “Voices of a Distant Star,” “The Place Promised in Our Early Days” and “5 Centimeters Per Second.” So while his latest, “Children Who Chase Lost Voices” (from Sentai Filmworks and Section23 Films), is perfectly fine, it’s more … Continue Reading →
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“Someday’s Dreamers” was one of my favorite series of the last decade, and now a sequel, “Someday’s Dreamers II: Sora,” has made its way to these shores thanks to Sentai Filmworks and Section23 Films. It doesn’t have the same charm of the original, which Sentai Filmworks kindly re-released earlier this year, but it’s pleasant enough … Continue Reading →
Don’t let the cover fool you. “Polyphonica Crimson S” is NOT borderline porn. (It looks enough like it that I can’t show it here, though.) Even though I liked the description, I was set to skip it when I saw the box. But I guess the old adage is true: Don’t judge a book (or … Continue Reading →