Pearl Harbour, propaganda and anime’s first feature length

Art plays a pivotal role in the healing process in the wake of national disaster, channelling a country’s collective grief and creating something from the calamity. Director Makoto Shinkai said the success of Your name is due in part to the natural disaster at the centre of its narrative, chiming with a country still processing the fallout of its most powerful earthquake, the tsunami it … Continue reading Pearl Harbour, propaganda and anime’s first feature length