Buzzfeed Japan asked Ms. Saito to review the anime feature A Silent Voice, which features a deaf girl who suffered ijime in elementary school, and the young man who wishes to contact the girl after feeling guilty about his part in the bullying. She was happy to oblige, and went to one of the handful of screenings of the film that included open captioning for the hearing impaired.
Briggs, a young and brazen bounty hunter was injured during a mission and saved by Matilde. As she nursed Briggs back to health they became closer. Briggs never forgot her kindness. But suddenly Matilde disappeared without a trace. After following many false leads he finds a special memory chip that could finally tell him what happened to Matilde.
The movie Shin Godzilla, aka Godzilla Resurgence in some Southeast Asian countries and parts of Europe, seems to have made quite an impression everywhere it goes. Funimation will be distributing the motion picture in a limited release, similar to what they did with Anno's Rebuild of Evangelion anime movies. The film will be showing in US theaters October 11th-18th.
Yamato Transport has been as much a Japanese institution as UPS is to the US. The company has been in business since 1919, and survived World War II. However, their most popular "Takkyoubin" (Home Delivery Mail) service is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and they are celebrating with a wild commercial featuring dancing black cats and a traditional melody given a funky danceable twist.