East Meets West #13: Spirited Away .vs. Alice In Wonderland

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. One of the most famous anime movies ever created by Hayao … Continue reading East Meets West #13: Spirited Away .vs. Alice In Wonderland

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

Anime Review #45: Little Nemo’s Adventures In Slumberland

To be honest, as a child I enjoyed Little Nemo's Adventures In Slumberland. It was effectively the first anime movie I watched as a kid, which would soon be followed up by the horrific cluster of a trilogy that was known as Digimon: The Movie. It's hard to believe a movie like this is already … Continue reading Anime Review #45: Little Nemo’s Adventures In Slumberland