East Meets West #14: Castle In The Sky .vs. Raiders Of The Lost Ark

This week I continue my next batch of posts for the East Meets West series, dedicated to comparing/contrasting anime and Western media of similar premises, and, based on a specific set of criteria, decide which of the two is, in my fallible opinion, the superior version. Steven Spielberg's 1981 action-adventure film, Raiders Of The Lost Ark marked … Continue reading East Meets West #14: Castle In The Sky .vs. Raiders Of The Lost Ark

Anime Review #56: Laputa – Castle In The Sky

Almost 36 years ago, on 15 June 1985 (the feast of Sts. Vitus, Modesto and Crescentia) Studio Ghibli, one of the most well-renowned anime studios in the world, was founded by three men: Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata and Toshio Suzuki. These men were longtime co-workers, having collaborated on previous projects over the past 17 years, … Continue reading Anime Review #56: Laputa – Castle In The Sky