East Meets West #11: My Neighbor Totoro .vs. The Wind In The Willows

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. This week's topic consists of two stories with some very interesting … Continue reading East Meets West #11: My Neighbor Totoro .vs. The Wind In The Willows

Anime Review #44: My Neighbor Totoro

Most groups, such as a for-profit company, a charitable organization or a sporting club often tend to have a mascot associated to their name these days. For example, like most other teams in the National Hockey League, the Chicago Blackhawks' mascot department is represented by an large hawk named Tommy Hawk (a play on the … Continue reading Anime Review #44: My Neighbor Totoro