TurningJapanese#3: Your Name 君の名は。

ILT’s TurningJapanese# series returns with a look at one of the finest anime releases of the modern era…

Your Name
Dir: Makoto Shinkai
Original Release Date: 26 August 2016Follow ILT on twitter @laidbaremedia
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Review: Ghost in the Shell

Undoubtedly a surprise to no-one at all, the Ghost in the Shell
remake is all style and no substance.

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TurningJapanese#2: Ninja Scroll 獣兵衛忍風帖

ILT’s TurningJapanese# series returns with its first anime retrospect, a bonafide cult classic of the genre that all but made me lose my shit as a teenage fanboy…

Ninja Scroll
Dir: Yoshiaki Kawajiri
Original Release Date: 5 June 1993

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TurningJapanese#1: Battle Royale バトル・ロワイアル

ILT’s new TurningJapnese series will serve as a discussion of all things hōga in the Land of the Rising Sun, seeking to share the latest productions and reminisce about the history, the classics, and the downright bizarre.

First up, a look back at many of my generation’s introduction to Japanese cinema…

Battle Royale
Dir: Kinji Fukasaku
Original Release Date: 16 December 2000

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