Pearl Harbour, propaganda and anime’s first feature length

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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 […]

Update: Wartime coming-of-age tale In This Corner of the World sets premiere date

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In memory of the day the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, 71 years ago on August 6th, 1945, the official website of the anime film based on Fumiyo Kono’s award-winning manga In This Corner of the World (Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni) confirmed its Japanese release date on Saturday. Set to be screened at Theater Shinjuku, Euro Space […]