Tag: japan

Nintendo is Genius

Nintendo and genius are intertwined

The Life of Oharu Review

Kenji Mizoguchi's breakthrough classic, The Life of Oharu, finally comes to Blu Ray thanks to Criterion, Ben Pinsent dives into this melancholy tale

In conversation: Shonen Knife

The Japanese pop punk favourite's driving force, Naoko Yamano, answers our questions around her band’s new album Adventure.

Hiroshima Mon Amour Review

Alain Resnais' hauntingly beautiful Hiroshima Mon Amour is gorgeously restored and is a stunner.

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Review

Isao Takahata's, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya comes to Blu-ray from StudioCanal.

Arrow unleash Blind Woman's Curse on Dual Format

A Japanese cult classic gets its first home viewing release in the UK.

See You Tomorrow, Everyone Review

The story of a boy who dreams small from Japanese director Yoshihiro Nakamura (Fish Story). Dave reviews the Third Window Film DVD release...

The World's Busiest: Train Station

The World’s Busiest Train Station is Shinjuku in Japan - How does it work? Why must it work?

The Wolverine Review

It's samurai steel versus adamantium claws in this worthy follow-up to the original X-Men trilogy

Mugen Souls Review

Chou-chou-se a different game.

Lady Snowblood Review

Arrow release a stunning reproduction of Toshiya Fujita's highly influential and much underrated 1973 film and its 1974 sequel on Blu-ray for the first time.

Japan - An Outsider's View From The Inside-Out

Maid Cafes - real-life Japanese RPGs? WTF?