Tag Archives: Mamoru Hosoda

Keyframe 101 – Waifu or Otter

So Disney have bought the lion’s share of the Fox media empire, which means Star Wars and Marvel fans have something to be happy about over the Christmas holidays. Meanwhile, we discuss the impact this will have on the Disney Princess register. Hey! Pointless things

Keyframe 90 – The Worst Kept Secret in Anime

This week we’ve got movies galore with the Mobile Suit Gundam movie trilogy (I, II: Soldiers of Sorrow and III: Encounters in Space – we had to break Mark out of Gundam rehab for them), followed by a special treat called The Boy and The

Your Name

If you’ve heard of Your Name, the latest film from director Makoto Shinkai and highest grossing anime film worldwide, you’ve almost certainly heard of it in glowing terms and heaped with praise. Recently I’ve frequently found myself on the opposite side to popular opinion, I’m

Wolf Children

Back in the golden age of Anime, the appeal of this formerly niche Japanese art-style broke down all manner of barriers because it actively incorporated global inspirations. Fast forward to the modern-day and its fan base may be bigger than ever, yet the gap between