4 Apr , 2017 Natalie Ng
Naoko Yamada, director of the K-On! anime series, brings to life acclaimed manga, A Silent Voice, an important film about acceptance and forgiveness.
1 Mar , 2017 Hieu Chau
Japanese writer-director Shunji Iwai directs Bae Doo-na in a heartfelt four-part web series Chang-ok’s Letter, produced by Nescafe.
13 Dec , 2016 Theodora Vatubua
Ryuichi Hiroki directs Fumi Nikaido and Kento Yamazaki in the popular Japanese shonen manga adaptation, Wolf Girl & Black Prince.
1 Dec , 2016 Matthew Rooke
Super Junior’s Yesung and former model Nozomi Sasaki star in the cross-cultural Japanese romantic-comedy My Korean Teacher.
23 Nov , 2016 Hieu Chau
Makoto Shinkai finally merges science fiction and emotional storytelling to amazing effect with Japan’s animated box office sensation, Your Name.
20 Nov , 2016 Brooke Heinz
Rising female filmmaker, Satoko Yokohama, glimpses into the life of small-time actors in Japanese film and theatre with her slice-of-life film, The Actor.
19 Nov , 2016 Matthew Rooke
One of five films included in Nikkatsu’s Roman Porno Reboot Project, Sion Sono’s Anti-Porno is a straight-up surreal experience. Enter with caution!
13 Nov , 2016 Hieu Chau
A fading celebrity author copes through the loss of his wife by taking care of two kids in Miwa Nishikawa’s intriguing character study, The Long Excuse.
2 Nov , 2016 Theodora Vatubua
Keishi Otomo, director of the Rurouni Kenshin trilogy, returns with his blockbuster blend of sci-fi, horror and crime in The Top Secret: Murder in Mind.
18 Oct , 2016 Hieu Chau
Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno restores the King of Monsters to its former glory with the politically intense Shin Godzilla!
14 Sep , 2016 Natalie Ng
The world of the teenage girl is entirely its own and Asia’s appetite for complex films about teenage girlhood has given way to two great films this year.
25 Aug , 2016 Theodora Vatubua
Takashi Miike’s wild Yakuza Apocalypse is a bizarre film that only escalates in ridiculousness the further it progresses. An oddity for sure.