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Belle: Mamoru Hosoda’s Most International Film

With Belle, Mamoru Hosoda has truly become "the new Miyazaki." By that, I do not mean that he is or has become Hayao Miyazaki's heir or that his…

Full Frontal

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Anime Review #63: Summer Wars

Summer Wars is quite interesting. Essentially, it’s the final product of a combination of factors, such as the director of Digimon Adventure: Bokura No War Game, and a…

The Traditional Catholic Weeb

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Predecast Episode 02!

In Episode 02 of our Podcast, we review the oldschool OVA Judge, along with the Mamoru Hosoda Masterpiece Summer Wars. Be sure to give it a listen!

Prede's Anime Reviews

Cover Art Comparison: Summer Wars

Knowing that Hosoda has a new film coming soon(ish), I thought I’d do a quick comparison of some posters from one of his previous hits: Summer Wars. It’s…

The Review Heap

How to Save the World: Summer Wars and Everyday Heroism

Anime, very broadly, tends into two types of stories. Those of mortal dangers and the heroism that overcomes them as well as those that focus on everyday joy...

Thixotrofic

“Belle” and Mamoru Hosoda

Mamoru Hosoda’s newest work “Belle” was recently announced for 2021.

Animated Observations

[Analysis] Summer Wars

Summer Wars (サ マ ー ウ ォ ー ズ Samā Wōzu) is a film written and directed by Mamoru Hosoda (細 田 守; Kamiichi, September 19, 1967) released…

Hana Ga Saita Yo

Update Quest 2020 (5)

More from my never-ending Update Quest! Summer WarsHowl’s Moving CastleA.I.C.ORoyal Space Force: The Wings of HonnêamiseAppleseed

The Review Heap

Summer Wars: The Past vs. The Present (ANIME ABANDON)

​Get 10% off (save up to $44!) your own authentic Japanese snack box from Bokksu using my link: ​https://bit.ly/32vTNlF and code BENNETTSAGE10 How does one m...

BennettTheSage

The ‘best’ of Japanese Cinema I’ve Watched – My Thoughts

A few weeks ago I saw this list on the my Facebook feed, “The best Japanese film of every year – from 1925 to now” which was curated…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

The History of Super Smash Bros. Reveal Trailers and Cinematics | The Canipa Effect

Canipa discusses the production history and surprising anime connections of Super Smash Bros. cinematics and reveal trailers, from Super Smash Bros. 64 to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! Support The…

The Canipa Effect

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r#72 – summer wars

Haro, everyone, welcome back again to #moe404. Now if you don’t remember, that since the end of 2017 I kept trying to cover short anime movies and episodes,…

#moe404, the not so great anime BLOG

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Digicast Episode 6: Summer Wars 2: Revenge of AngelaAnacondamon (The Adventure Movies)

Buggy, Chris, Tom, and Maduin deal with Diaboromon attempting to sabotage their podcast as they finish off the Digimon Adventure continuity with Digimon: The Movie(s) and Revenge of…

DaLadybugProductions

OtakuGeneration.net :: (Show #560) Summer Wars

  Shownotes :: (show 560) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Show #560 Summer Wars, recorded live February 28th, 2016. This week…

otakugeneration's Podcast

OtakuGeneration (Show #410) Spring Preview

  Shownotes :: (show 410 :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Spring Preview, recorded live April 14th, 2013. This week we continued our…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #409) Spring Preview

  Shownotes :: (show 409 :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Potemayo, recorded live April 7th, 2013. This week we started the process…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #408) Potemayo

  Shownotes :: (show 408 :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Potemayo, recorded live March 31st, 2013. This week Botos suggested watching Potemayo…

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Wolf Children

おおかみこどもの雨と雪 Mamoru Hosoda, 2012 Reel Anime 2/4 Mamoru Hosoda is the most exciting director currently working in…

Japachickyburgers

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OtakuGeneration (Show #312) Moshidora

  Shownotes :: (show 312) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Moshidora, recorded live May 30th, 2011. Six years of podcasting and we're still talking about anime.…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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Recollections of a Certain Pilot

Pilot Charles Karino is tasked with a daunting assignment: fly a special passenger on a journey of over 12, 000 kilometres. The script is by Satoko Okudera, known…

FungaFuFu

OSMcast: Summer Wars 4-18-2011

Hey when you get to watch animation looking this good, your jaw is going to drop it like it's hot as well. Since last time we talked about a…

OSMcast! Anime, Games, Interviews, & More!

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Summer Wars: To OZ and Back

Pixiv Source I watched this movie with high expectations.  Summer Wars was created by the same director who did The Girl Who Leapt Through Time 2006 anime movie,…

Expo Expo – An Anime Blog

OtakuGeneration (Show #297) Hataraki Man

  Shownotes :: (show 297) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With the Hataraki Man, recorded live February 13th, 2011. This week we…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #296) Winter Preview (part 3)

  Shownotes :: (show 296) :: () :: () :: () :: () With the Winter Preview, recorded live February 9th, 2011. This week we watched more anime from…

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OtakuGeneration (Show #295) Last Exile

  Shownotes :: (show 295) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With the Last Exile, recorded live February 2nd, 2011. This week we…

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