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Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

Dir. Isao Takahata. Starring Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, and Akemo Yamaguchi

When I heard that Ender’s Game was going to be adapted to film, I was hurt. 2,502 more words


Mini-Totoro Amigurumi

The more I make them, the more I fall in love with crocheted amigurumi plushies. Having spent most of the monstrous holiday season bouncing between kaiju movies, Buckaroo Banzai and Studio Ghibli, Totoro seemed like a logical next step. 195 more words

Craft Project

"You have to laugh really loud to scare a spirit!"

Oh dear. Totoro looks quite spooky without pupils, doesn’t he? Hopefully he won’t be like this much longer.


Disney Pays Tribute To Ghibli

Jin Kim, Character Design Supervisor at Walt Disney Animation Studios, drew this Big Hero 6 piece to express his gratitude to Studio Ghibli’s (the most epic studio) MASTER Hayao Miyazaki. 134 more words

Domo Arigato, Japan!

When my friend Kathy and I were greeted at the Christmas tree-lined gates of Universal Studios on our last full day in Japan, the young man in a Santa hat who took our tickets urged us with a huge smile to “HAVE A FUN!” It was technically January 5th here in Asia, so even New Year’s was a bit passé at that point…but who cares! 5,165 more words

Korean Chronicles

Film of the Week: My Neighbor Totoro (or, "A Master Class in Suspense")

Let’s kick off the Wednesday category with our first film of the week, My Neighbor Totoro!

Warning: I’ll be discussing a lot of spoilers in this article. 1,045 more words