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Howl’s Moving Castle: Exploring Themes of War in Japanese Animation

In his review of the 2016 animation In this Corner of the World, Mark Kermode reflected on the power of anime to ‘talk about very big, adult issues…

Bunka Bento

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This Week in Anime - Mai Mai Miracle Needs Licensed Right Now

Before his acclaimed film In This Corner of the World, director Sunao Katabuchi helmed Mai Mai Miracle. The film takes an honest look at the emotionally-charged childhoods of…

Anime News Network - Views

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Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni Movie Review

Want to know more about the movie of Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni? Then I recommend you to get ready your tissues before checking this review!

Raving Otaku

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Top Anime of 2020

It’s been a year, huh, folks? Trapped inside by a pandemic, tormented by the xenophobia and callousness of our own governments, and hurtling towards a climate change precipice,…

Wrong Every Time

Vote on a Hiroshima-themed Anime for our Double Feature Live Tweet

You may noticed an extra kick of personality lately on our Twitter account. That’s because Joshua Knighten has joined our team and among other things, is assisting with…

Beneath the Tangles

[OST Spotlight] In This Corner of the World: Healing with “Migite no Uta”

Sometimes it feels hard to be kind when the world has every reason to be angry, distanced, and uncertain. Sometimes the idea of solace feels wrong too, when…

The Moyatorium

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The Decade in Review: The Japanese Industry

I said I wouldn’t be updating this blog for a while, but I remembered that I was working on a two-post "decade in review" which I had star...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

Winter 2020 – Week 9 in Review

Hello folks, and welcome to another Week in Review. The film pickings were particularly generous this week, as I ended up watching two of the better films I’ve…

Wrong Every Time

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Top 10 Anime of the 2010s

The 2010s were a major decade for myself personally and solidified my anime fandom as a permanent fixture in my life going into adulthood. Early in the decade…

Otaku In Review

[Six] What is this all for? — In This Corner of the World

Some properties, combined with the general act of writing anything, make it difficult to write about them. Others, you know for a fact that you’re completely beyond your…

atelier emily

What’s New in In This Corner of the World’s 33 Minutes of Additional Footage

Click to ReadWhat’s New in <i>In This Corner of the World</i>’s 33 Minutes of Additional Footage

Biggest In Japan

TangleCast 66: The Meaning of Life in This Corner of the World

In This Corner of the World, one of the most critically acclaimed anime films of recent years, went relatively under the radar. Following the life of the joyful…

Beneath the Tangles

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Day 5: Breathing Life Into Hiroshima In This Corner of the World

On the fifth day of Christmas, my house’s lock gets frozen, and I can’t get in. Over the top cold days like this makes me fantasize about visiting…

Personafication

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Day 5: Breathing Life Into Hiroshima In This Corner of the World

On the fifth day of Christmas, my house’s lock gets frozen, and I can’t get in. Over the top cold days like this makes me fantasize about visiting…

Personafication

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r#99 – lupin the 3rd: the castle of cagliostro

Let me admit that I have not watched many anime movies in my lifetime, not until recently with the popular films such as Your Name, A Silent Voice,…

#moe404, the not so great anime BLOG

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OtakuGeneration.net :: (Show #669) In This Corner of the World

Shownotes :: (show 669) :: () :: () :: () :: () With In This Corner of the World, recorded live April 1st, 2018. This time, we…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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[Review] In This Corner of the World (MAPPA Studios)

Does this World War 2 movie deserve the praise it gets, hailing it as one of the greatest anime movies of all time?

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