In This Corner of The World – Political ‘Incorrectness’ within Historical ‘Accuracy’

*This article contains spoilers. And the opinions of the writer in this article are his own and his own only. They may not even be accurate for he is not a historian.   I had a conversation with a friend who had strong opinions after watching this movie about the main character – of Suzu’s… Continue reading In This Corner of The World – Political ‘Incorrectness’ within Historical ‘Accuracy’

Film: Ghost in the Shell (2017)

I recall my first time watching ‘Ghost in the Shell’ rather fondly. Not the 2017 version, but the original 1995 animated film adaptation of¬†Masamune Shirow’s ‘Ghost in the Shell’ manga series by Mamoru Oshii. While the 1995 film was a little heavy on the exposition side, the film overall turned out to be highly captivating;… Continue reading Film: Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Manga: Hitoribocchi no Chikyuu Shinryaku

Hitoribocchi no Chikyuu¬†Shinryaku is a Shonen manga written and illustrated by Ogawa Maiko. It follows the main protagonist Hirose Kouichi as he gets to know an eccentric girl masquerading as an Alien Invader. To put it simply, this manga is absolutely fantastic and I highly recommend this for all to try. Despite the rather cliched… Continue reading Manga: Hitoribocchi no Chikyuu Shinryaku