February 2017

Your Name Becomes the Biggest Anime Movie, Ever.

Your Name Becomes the Biggest Anime Movie, Ever.

It looks like the new animation superstar, following on the on again/off again/on again/and once again maybe off again retirement of Hayao Miyazaki is Makoto Shinkai. Shinkai's phenomenal success with Kimi no na wa 君の名は, known better in English as Your Name, has been made complete.

Sei Baruntain Chocolate For Those You Love AND Those You Hate

Sei Baruntain Chocolate For Those You Love AND Those You Hate

It's that time of the year again. Women in Japan are frantically running around dealing with candy shopping. Some of them are even dealing with candy making. Why? Sei Baruntain, better known as Valentine's day here.